Fair Food at the Big E | Photographs

Greasy, sweet, and delicious, the fair food at the Big E in West Springfield, Massachusetts is reason enough to make the trip.

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At the Big E, New England’s largest agricultural fair, the fair food offerings are a major draw. Choosing what to order (since you can’t physically eat it all — can you?) is hard. Should it be the classics like cotton candy, corn dogs, and fried dough? Greasy modern marvels like the deep fried whoopie pie or loaded potato chip nachos? The famous Big E cream puffs and eclairs? Maybe a few New England favorites like a lobster rolls, plate of clam cakes, or blueberry pie? Decisions, decisions…

Here’s a look at some of our fair food favorites from Opening Day at the Big E back in 2012. This year’s fair runs from September 16 – October 2, 2016.

Fair Food Stand

Millenium Chips

Mexican Fair Food Stand

Corn Dogs on Display

Chunky Monkey Frozen Bananas

Fair Food Condiment Station

Big E Cream Puffs Entrance

Big E Cream Puffs and Eclairs Counter

Big E Cream Puff and Eclair

Giant Elephant Ear Sundae Stand

Fair Food Donut Stand

Fried Cheese Cake Stand

Fried Dough Stand

Fried Dough with Cinnamon and Sugar

Wings-N-Fries Stand

Classic French Fries with Ketcup

Deep Fried Oreo Cookies Stand

Fried Girl Scout Samoas Cookies Sign

Dr. Vegetable's Fresh Fried Veggies Stand

Frozen Custard Stand

Funnel Cake Stand

Funnel Cake with Powedered Sugar and Strawberry Sauce

Cotton Candy Stand

Hot Chicken and Sausage Grinders

Banquet in a Bun Stand

Deep Fried Kool Aid

Lemon-Shaped Lemonade Stand

Lemonade and Corn Dogs Stand

Millie from Millie's Pierogies with Grandson Tim

Millie's Pierogies Plate

Pizza Stand

Classic Butter and Salt Popcorn

Slush Factory Stand

Slush Flavors

Millenium Chips Stand

Loaded Maine Baked Potatoes

Maine Blueberry Pie

Classic Maine Lobstah Roll

Rhode Island Clam Cakes

New England Sports Team Cupcakes

Chocolate Drenched Candy Apples

Hot and Buttery Corn on the Cob

Fresh Popped New Hampshire Kettle Corn

Fair Food Dining Menu

Deep Fried Whoopie Pies

What’s your favorite fair food?

This post was first published in 2012 and has been updated.


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