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Address: 300 N 1st Ave, Sandpoint, ID 83864-1461
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Reminiscent of days gone by.

This wonderful old theatre brings in all sorts of events...plays, concerts, movies. Each event gets a personal introduction. It is a joint community effort keeping this place... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
Marie B
Sandpoint, Idaho

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Sandpoint, Idaho
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

This wonderful old theatre brings in all sorts of events...plays, concerts, movies. Each event gets a personal introduction. It is a joint community effort keeping this place going.

Thank Marie B
Sandpoint, Idaho
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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I live local and have been to the Panda several times... It's the kind of theater you don't see anymore. They offer local talent, concerts, special viewings of movies etcetera... worth going just for the architecture and Ambiance... Very cool

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Sandpoint, Idaho
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

This restored theatre is a highlight of living in Sandpoint. They show a wide variety of current movies, plays, performers and have recently implemented dinner theatre. I encourage anyone visiting Sandpoint to try to attend at least one event in the theatre.

1 Thank Kam M
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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016

The panda is a theater just like people went to in the 50's and 60's and the. Shows are great. Esp like it when the Missoula children,s theater comes to town and does a performance

Thank Ilovebelize
Sandpoint, Idaho
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26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Having lived here for 25 years (and having danced on stage, and watched my kids dance, too!) I still get a thrill everytime I enter the doors. It's like stepping back in time! For a comfy and romantic experience, head up to the balcony (no food, tho) and sit in the red velvet loveseats. This building is the pride of... More 

Thank KatSandpoint
Lewiston, Idaho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2015

I've been attending events at the Panida for several years, my favorite being the Banff Film Festival that highlights films on mountain culture. The atmosphere of this theater is the best there is, people are friendly, and the varieity of entertainment thoughout the year is top notch. Love this place, its the one place I miss the most since moving... More 

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Yellowknife, Canada
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226 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2015

Went to a Christmas Matinee - stylish old theatre with a great vibe. Loved the entire experience. Everyone should see a movie in a theatre like this at least once.

Thank Kris J
Cuenca, Ecuador
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210 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2013

The Panida Theater is home to many different events - theater, dance, music and more - in the lovely small Sandpoint, Idaho community. Right in the middle of downtown, it hosts amazing events - local film festival, a foreign film series, and local Arts Council series, world-class performers, theater (both local and professional), local school choir and dance concerts, and... More 

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Anacortes, WA
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52 reviews
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Reviewed 25 November 2013

Set in downtown Sandpoint, the Panida is a community gem. They attract acts ranging from music to dance to theater to documentary films.

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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2013

My wife is a Sandpoint native, and she's often told me about the Panida Theatre. I've walked past it many times on visits to Sandpoint, but never, until recently, had the chance to go inside. In July, we had the opportunity to see one of the local amateur dramatic companies perform The Wizard of Oz, so I finally got to... More 

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