Connecticut Building at the Eastern States Exposition

Eastern States Exposition (The Big E), is an annual event that takes place in West Springfield, MA, during the month of September. The Big E attracted 1,427,234 visitors in 2023.

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 2023, 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 2024 Big E is scheduled for:

September 13 – September 29, 2024

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. NOTE: If your business does not meet the above requirement, please submit an application through Department of Economic and Community Development for one of the spaces they manage in the building.

  Apply Here

CT Building Overview

Attention CT Farm Wineries interested in participating in the farm wine booth. Please use this form to apply.

TIMELINE – Dates are subject to change

Application Deadline:  Friday, March 29, 2024
Notification to applicants: On or before May 1, 2024
Insurance & Health Certificate Deadline: Wednesday, June 7, 2024
 Booth Payment Deadline:  Friday, July 12, 2024
 Admission & Parking Requests: Wednesday, July 19, 2024
Credentials Distribution: September 5-12, 2024
2023 Big E: September 13 - 29, 2024
Connecticut Day: Wednesday, September 18, 2024
Harvest New England Day: Friday September 27, 2024


For more information on the Big E, visit   


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The Big-E