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Event Hosting & Planning

Plan your next event or party at the Fairbanks Museum!

Whether you're celebrating a birthday, wedding, anniversary, reunion or another milestone, a gathering in the Museum's gallery, planetarium or classroom is an unforgettable event. We also host business gatherings and workshops.

Check out the available options we have, local caterers, and other rental information.

What We Offer

The Museum's Victorian galleries and classrooms can suit a variety of needs.

  • Interested in a totally mesmerizing evening? Our Planetarium Gurus are available for private shows, at your request and with enough notice we can provide a Planetarium presentation for up to 40 guests!
  • Summer event planners will want to take advantage of our wonderful, spacious courtyard. Perfectly ideal for warm evenings, we can only imagine just how beautiful the courtyard would look all lit up!
  • Don't want to bother with the clean up? No worries, we provide cleaning services, too! Be sure to ask us about cleaning prices and accomodations.


  • The Accidental Caterer from St. Johnsbury, Vermont. Let exquisite food, atmosphere, and celebration find you. 802-318-6584
  • Market Cafe from St. Johnsbury, Vermont. Always fresh, healthy, and on time! 802-535-5407
  • Sweet Basil Cafe from Lyndonville, Vermont. Main courses, side dishes, appetizers, and brunch. 802-626-9713
  • Genuine Jamaican from Barnet, Vermont. The finest ingredients in authentic Jamaican recipes. 802-633-2676
  • Vermont Foodie Stand from Lyndonville, Vermont. Bring a taste of Vermont to your next event! 802-448-4404

There are many more local caterers found in this area! For more information and resources please visit the St. Johnsbury Chamber of Commerce or  NEK Chamber of Commerce.


  • Scenic Tents from Lyndonville, Vermont. Tents, lighting, tables, and linens. 802-275-4498
  • Abbott Rental & Party Store from Littleton, New Hampshire. All commodities, cooking and sound equipment. 603-444-6557
  • Rain or Shine Tents and Events from Randolph, Vermont. Beautiful tents, lighting, dance floors, and furniture. 802-728-3630
  • Vermont Tent Company from Burlington, Vermont. Visionary tents, lounge collections, tabletops, and catering. 802-863-6107
  • Sewing Studio from St. Johnsbury, Vermont. Bridal services, tuxedo rentals, and clothing alterations. 802-748-1599

Music Providers

  • Peak Entertainment from Stowe, Vermont. Professional DJs, elegantly orchestrated events. 802-888-6978
  • Blue Moon Entertainment from Montpelier, Vermont. Serving Vermont and New Hampshire, dedicated to excellence. 866-419-2728

We've held weddings under the Planetarium's stars, cocktails among the birds and butterflies, and business gatherings on a range of subjects. Contact us to reserve a unique space for your next event and become part of Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium's history!