New England residents celebrate opening day of Big E


The 102nd season of the Big E celebrated opening day with guests from all over New England and beyond.

Thousands of people visited the Eastern States Exhibition Friday to enjoy the midway, live entertainment and of course the food. 

In honor of opening da,y ticket prices were reduced to just $10.

“As much as it’s really the same thing every year, I hear that from my husband, it’s why we come because we can count on Massachusetts building being full of everything from here in our state and then all the other state buildings,” Kate Lynch said. “That’s always our first stop.”

The Big E runs through September 30. 

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