The Big E came roaring back in 2022. Over 1.6 million of us made the trek up I-91 into West Springfield, Massachusetts to chow down at the annual New England States fair. If you can't wait to taste those cream puffs, you can buy discounted 2023 Big E tickets right now, and as an added bonus, they're selling special ticket packages that include a few fan favorites.

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If you purchase 2023 Big E tickets before January 1, 2023 at thebige.com, you can get a single opening day ticket (good for Friday, September 15, 2023 only) for $10. You could also purchase an advance sale any day ticket for $12. The Big E 2023 is slated for September 15 - October 1, 2023 by the way.

Then the offers get better. If you're Big E-crazed, you can purchase a 17-day adult ticket for $50, but it's only $20 for a 17 day pass for children aged 6-12. Fellow gluttons, if you're already dreaming about those eclairs and cream puffs, you can purchase an advanced voucher good for a 6 pack of either, or a combination of both, for only $30.  If all you want to do is ride the rides, a Midway Magic Pass was available, but you missed out on the cheap merry-go-round tickets, the offer was pulled back in September.

If you've never been, it's a wonderful experience. What's the Big E like? If you combined the Bethlehem Fair, Bridgewater Fair, the Elephant's Trunk Flea Market, The Danbury Mall Carnival, the Goshen Fair, and a month's worth of concerts into 17 days? That's the Big E. It's massive, and totally worth the trip.

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