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The Big E @ The Big E (Gate 1)
Sep 19 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 pm

Please see website for events.

The Big E Map

Gates: 8am
Avenue of States: 10am – 9pm
Storrowton Village: 10am – 9pm
Most Exhibits & Buildings: 10am – 10pm
Midway: Sunday – Thursday, 11am – 10pm; Friday, 10am-11pm; Saturday, 10am – 11pm
Craft Common: 10am – 10pm
Agricultural Events: Agricultural activities begin early in the morning and are open to the public in the Mallary Complex.
Please note that no weapons are allowed on the grounds. Metal detectors are in use at every entrance gate to the fairgrounds. Bags are subject to search at gates.

Regular gate admission
Adults $15/Children ages 6-12 $10; Children five and under are free.
17-Day Value Passes are $40 for adults and $20 for children ages 6-12. Value Passes are available online now through Sept. 30 and at Big Y® World Class Market® Aug. 23 – Sept. 30.

Midway magic passes
$30 – valid any one day Mon. – Fri.
Gate tickets and Midway passes sold online at and Big Y® World Class Market®, Sept. 13 – 30

Gate Discounts
Opening Day, Friday, Sept. 14, 2018
Be A Kid for a Day – All ages $10 (also sold online in advance)
Military Appreciation Day – ID required for free admission for:
~ Active duty and retired military personnel
~ Dependents of active duty military personnel
~ Veterans (no dependents)
Six-After-Five – Admission is only $6 after 5pm Mon. – Thurs.
Senior Days – Age 60 and over just $12 Mon. – Thurs.

The Executive Offices:
1305 Memorial Ave. West Springfield, MA 01089 phone: (413) 737-2443 fax: (413) 787-0127

Zoo-Cation Day Camps @ Roger Williams Park Zoo
Sep 19 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

A day off from school does not have to mean a day off from learning, exploring, and making friends! These one-day camps will engage campers in a full day of crafts, hands-on and inquiry-driven activities, encounters with wild animal ambassadors, and a tour of the Zoo where each camper will get a chance to fee the goats in the ALEX AND ANI Farmyard.
Theme: Rainforests of the World
Rainforests are some of our planet’s most important ecosystems. Covering less than two percent of the Earth’s surface, rainforests are home to more than fifty percent of the Earth’s plants and animals. Journey with us into the rainforests of the world, exploring their rich biodiversity and the role rainforests play in our everyday lives.

Dates & Themes:
Election Primary: Wednesday, September 12 – Madagascar | Click HERE to Register NOW
Yom Kippur: Wednesday, September 19 – Southern Asia | Click HERE to Register NOW
Election Day: Tuesday, November 6 – North America | Click HERE to Register NOW
Veteran’s Day: Monday, November 12 – Amazon | Click HERE to Register NOW

Age Groups:
Ages 4 & 5: Tadpole Academy (max 10 per day, full day only)
Ages 6 – 11: Adventures (max 30 per day, divided into smaller groups based on ages)
Please Note: If your desired day of camp is sold out, please contact or (401) 785-3510 ext. 358 to be added to a waitlist.

Collage Creators @ Providence Children's Museum
Sep 19 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm

For Design Week RI PCM will host a mixed media mash up. Cut, paste, layer and assemble an array of materials. Find inspiration in artists such as Wassily Kandinsky, El Anatsui and Louise Nevelson.

Teeny Tiny Tales @ Tiverton Public Library
Sep 19 @ 10:15 am – 12:00 pm

Join Mr. Monkey and Miss Meg for stories and songs during this literacy based playgroup for young patrons. The morning will begin with a short book and group activity, followed by time to play with our new friends.

Limit: 18 preschoolers per session. Ages 1-2 years. Registration is not required. Seats will be distributed on a first-come basis.

There will be 2 sessions starting on Wednesday September 19th through October 24th. Held in the Children’s Activity Room.

First Session: 10:15 am–11 am
Second Session: 11:15 am– noon

Storytime is cancelled if Tiverton Public Schools are closed.
If your child exhibits flu symptoms, please keep them home to rest and recuperate.
All storytime participants need to be accompanied into the program room by a caregiver.
Younger and older siblings are welcome to attend storytime.
During storytime the program room is a ‘device free’ zone.

Spanish Immersion 6-week session @ Bilingual Babies Bebes Bilingues, Inc.
Sep 19 @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Join us for our play-based, Spanish immersion 6-week Fall session. We offer parent-child classes for kiddos 6-months to 30-months and Preschoolers (ages 3-5) on Wednesdays. Infants/toddlers at 3:30 and Preschoolers at 4:15.

We also offer a drop-off option for kiddos in PreK through Third grade on Wednesdays at 5:00. Email us if you have any questions, – gracias! Will you join us for fun, en Español? sponsors