|Text on Button||LAST GREAT EXPOSITION OF 19th CENTURY IN NEW ENGLAND. MECHANICS BUILDING. '99 BOSTON FOOD FAIR OCT. 2 TO 28th|
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The 1899 Boston Food Fair was the fourth food fair that was presented and managed by the Boston Retail Grocer’s Association. It was held in the Mechanics Building from October 2-28th 1899. The fair included a plethora of food displays and demonstrations as well as exhibits on the latest industrial trends. Several bands were on hand to provide musical entertainment. Other forms of entertainment included an art gallery, a gypsy camp, and a sportsman area. Caterer Bow provided the food available for purchase at the restaurant and cafe and also distributed silver souvenirs every morning.