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Springfield, MA Events


The Big E: The Eastern States Exposition

Alexander Henit

When: September

The Big E, formally known as The Eastern States Exposition, is billed as "New England's Great State fair". It is the largest agricultural event on the eastern seaboard and the sixth-largest fair in the nation. The Big E is inclusive of all six of the New England states: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. Each of the New England states is prominently represented at the fair.Located in the Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, a short distance from the Memorial Bridge spanning the Connecticut River, The Big E is held every autumn in West Springfield, Massachusetts. Each year, the fair opens on the second Friday after Labor Day and runs for seventeen days.




Springfield Thunderbirds!

When: All Year Round

The Springfield Thunderbirds are a minor league professional ice hockey team in the American Hockey League that began playing in the 2016–17 season. They are the affiliate of the National Hockey League's St. Louis Blues. Based in Springfield, Massachusetts, the Thunderbirds play their home games at the MassMutual Center. Tickets are available all year round.



Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

1000 Hall of Fame Ave, Springfield, MA 01105

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

Alexander Henit

When:  All Year Round

The Birthplace of Basketball
Basketball is built into the fabric of Springfield College. The game was invented by Springfield College instructor and graduate student James Naismith in 1891, and has grown into the worldwide athletic phenomenon we know it to be today. The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame serves as basketball's most complete library, in addition to promoting and preserving the history of basketball.


MGM Springfield




World’s Largest Pancake Breakfast


Alexander Henit

When: May

The World’s Largest Pancake Breakfast is a great way to meet neighbors and friends as the community sits down at Springfield’s breakfast table. The menu includes hot, hearty pancakes, coffee, juice and milk, and lots of local talent.




Springfield Puerto Rican Parade

When: Late-September

The parade highlights Latino music and traditions and is a way for residents in Western Massachusetts to learn about the culture and celebrate it as well.






Springfield Caribbean Carnival Festival



Alexander Henit

When: August

The all-day event begins with a parade and then Blunt Park is home to an all-day carnival, entertainment with Caribbean food and music.


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