Want to know more about our event services?

Plan your perfect event at the Sandpoint Events Center.

It’s easy to plan your perfect event at the Sandpoint Events Center. If you’re looking to host a large dinner party, small gathering or business meeting, the Sandpoint Events Center has what you need.

The Sandpoint Events Center auditorium has a maximum seating capacity of 400, making it the ideal setting for music, theater or dance performances,

Please contact us for more information, special rates and to request a contract.

Book your event now!
We received many, many comments on how beautiful the room was, and we will definitely be doing it again! Savanna was amazing to work with. Thank you!
- Dawn Miller

Venue. 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.
Seating. Maximum theater-style seating capacity is 400, and 128 with tables.
Dressing room. Adjacent to the auditorium is a dressing room with private bathrooms, dressing tables and mirrors. Use of the dressing room is included in the rental fee.
Tables and chairs. The use of the tables and chairs is included in the rental fee.
Commercial kitchen. Adjacent to the old Banquet Hall is a commercial kitchen equipped with an ice machine, refrigerators, gas range, ovens, dishwasher, heat lamps and more.
Lighting and sound. Adjustable lighting and a professional sound system is available in both the auditorium and banquet hall.
Catering. 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
visit website

Nieman’s Music and Floral Shop (208) 263-3024 or (888) 499-9534
215 Cedar St, Sandpoint, ID 82864


All Star Photo (208) 255-2500

Chris Guibert (208) 255-1933

Marsha Lutz Photography (208) 255-9062
visit website

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
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Larson’s Department Store (208) 263-2414
327 N First Ave, Sandpoint, ID 83864
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<h2>Cakes & Desserts</h2>

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!