Interested in our wedding accommodations and services?

It’s easy to plan your perfect wedding day at the Sandpoint Events Center.

We’ll help you make it a day to remember, in a place you’ll never forget. We are the most elegant and historic venue for hosting weddings and receptions in Sandpoint, Idaho. Whether you envision a large ceremony and reception, or a small gathering, the Sandpoint Events Center has what you are looking for.
Centrally located within walking distance of hotels, restaurants and shops, this beautiful historic brick building, built in 1922, has been completely renovated. Two large, spacious rooms are available to rent, the building is fully ADA accessible and there is ample on-site parking .

Book your wedding and/or reception now!
We recently held my daughter's wedding and reception here and it was beautiful! Flawless transition from wedding to reception!
-Dawn Miller

The Auditorium, with its exquisite ornate detail features beautiful lighting, a stage and tiered floor. This stunning space is perfect for wedding ceremonies or small receptions. Maximum theatre style seating capacity is 400 and 128 with tables. Adjacent to the auditorium is a dressing room with private bathrooms, dressing tables and mirrors. The use of the tables, chairs and dressing room is included in the rental fee.
The Center is ideal for wedding receptions. Featuring high ceilings, brick walls and a second floor walking area around the perimeter, this room has great historical charm.  The use of the tables, chairs and commercial kitchen is included in the rental fee.
Adjacent to the old Banquet Hall is a commercial kitchen equipped with an ice machine, refrigerators, gas range, ovens, dishwasher, heat lamps and more.
Adjustable lighting and a professional sound system is available in both the auditorium and old banquet hall.

You can select a caterer from our Preferred Vendors list below or are always free to choose one of your own.


How much is it to rent the Events Center?
Please contact us for current rental rates. Rates depend on the days of use, the time of year, the type of event and your event needs.

Can we use our own preferred caterer?
Yes, you may use the caterer you’d like. We do not have restrictions on caterers.

Do you rent the Center by the hour?
At this time, we do not rent the facility by the hour, but we do have a half-day and full-day rate for events in the Auditorium, Sunday through Wednesday.
Are tables and chairs for the event spaces on site?
Yes, and a limited number of chairs and tables are included in rental costs. Please consult the Facility Details for more information. Round tables seat 8 people; rectangular tables are 8 feet long.

Do you provide plates, cups, linens, flatware, etc?
Those items are not provided by the Center. They may be rented through your caterer.

Is it possible to rent the auditorium and the gym at the same time? Is there a deal if we rent both of them?
Yes, you may rent both, However, there is not a discount for renting both spaces.

Are there lights and sound equipment in the Center?
The auditorium and banquet room are each equipped with basic lighting and sound equipment (microphone & speakers / P.A. system). Additional lighting and sound can be brought in for your event – please contact us for assistance.

Can we have alcohol at our event?
Private parties are allowed to serve alcohol to adults age 21 and older without a permit. Public events serving alcohol must have an alcohol permit (contact the bar or winery providing your alcohol) issued by the City of Sandpoint.

Do we have to clean up?
You may choose to return the facility to the state it was in when you arrived, or we can have our crew clean up your event.
Please contact Events Manager Kathy Andruzak with any specific questions – 263-7770

Rental Centers

A – Z Rentals (208) 263-1350
3235 Hwy 95 N, Sandpoint, ID 83864
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Accent Rentals, Dave (208) 255-6210
Sandpoint, ID 83864
An assortment of technical equipment and long tables for rent. Delivery available.

Design Events (800) 840-2280 or (208) 765-2595

Mary Ransdell
Sun Rental (208) 664-0457
7080 N. Government Way, Coeur d’Alene, ID
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T&R Party & Event Rentals (509) 482-0304
1723 E Francis, Spokane, WA 99208
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A source for decorating items, place settings, linens and more.


Johnny Knight, (208) 304-9488

Northern Lights, Al & Patty Leiser (509) 447-0796

Rhythm Machine, Jeanette or John Roche (208) 265-5131

Capriccio (208) 263-6730
Cello, Flute and Piano
Sandpoint, ID


Petal Talk (208) 265-2944 or (888) 391-3033
120 Cedar St, Sandpoint, ID 83864
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Nieman’s Music and Floral Shop (208) 263-3024 or (888) 499-9534
215 Cedar St, Sandpoint, ID 82864

Makeup Artisits

Suzanne LaValley- (480) 316-0637

visit her Facebook Page Suzanne M LaValley Makeup Artistry


All Star Photo (208) 255-2500

Chris Guibert (208) 255-1933

Marsha Lutz Photography (208) 255-9062
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Point Photography (208) 946-5089

Slice of Life Photography (509) 701-3283

The Valley Studio (208) 263-9300

Windward Studio, Ruth Eich (208) 263-1725
visit website

Formal Wear

Larson’s Department Store (208) 263-2414
327 N First Ave, Sandpoint, ID 83864
visit website

Cakes & Desserts

Pine Street Bakery (208) 263-9012
710 Pine St, Sandpoint, ID 83864
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Safeway (208) 263-9638

Yoke’s Fresh Market (208) 263-0608


If you’ve got an idea about what your event will be, when and about how many guests you’ll be expecting, contact us for a consultation and we’ll help you plan the perfect event!


Ceremony to Reception Time Lapse Video