Connecticut Building at the Eastern States Exposition

Eastern States Exposition (Big E), is an annual event that takes place in West Springfield, MA, during the month of September. The Big E attracted 1,498,774 visitors in 2021.


One of the most popular attractions at the Big E is the Avenue of States, which includes all six New England States (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont). The Connecticut Building offers a unique opportunity for agricultural businesses, non-profits, and other entities with an agricultural mission to showcase the diversity of Connecticut agriculture. In 2021, more than 1 million people visited the Connecticut Building, proving to be a tremendous venue for showcasing Connecticut based companies and Connecticut made merchandise and services.


The 2022 Big E is scheduled for:


September 16 – October 2, 2022


The Connecticut Department of Agriculture (DoAg) is accepting vendor applications for the agriculture booth spaces in the Connecticut Building with the purpose of providing Connecticut farms, small agricultural businesses, and agricultural non-profit organizations the opportunity to market and promote their products and/or service.


Apply online here

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  • TIMELINE – Dates are subject to change

Application deadline:                 Friday, March 25, 2022

Notification to applicants:            Friday, April 29, 2022

Insurance & Health Certificate deadline: Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Admission & Parking requests:           Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Booth payment deadline:            Friday, July 15, 2022

2022 Big E:                                       September 16 – October 2, 2022

Connecticut Day:                            Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Harvest New England Day:          Friday, September 30, 2022


For more information on the Big E, visit


CT Building


The Big-E