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National Cathedral School

3612 Woodley Road, NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20016

200Largest Group
9Meeting Rooms
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  • Overview
National Cathedral School (NCS) Event Space Rentals can accommodate a wide variety of events, from weddings to church groups and non-profits. We are located on the majestic grounds of the Washington National Cathedral.


Nearby Cities & Number of Miles:
Washington, DC - within city Baltimore - 60
Generally, rentals can occur after normal school hours which are M-F after 5:00pm until 10:30pm and on the weekends from 9:00am - 11:00pm. The campus is closed during all major Federal holidays. Please check with the Director of Special Events for specific availability.
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AV capabilities, video conferencing, wireless services, theatrical staging, and ceiling drop-down video screens are just a few of the features available.
Food & Beverage:
NCS has full service, in-house catering abilities provided by Flik Independent Schools of the Compass Group. Outside caterers are welcome to use the kitchen while a Flik employee is present. Appropriate charges for the facility and the staff will apply.
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Special Rates and Packages:
Subject to availability

Hearst Auditorium $ 575.00
Hearst Alumnae Parlor $ 275.00*
Hearst Oak Court $ 250.00*
Davis Hall (Davis Dining Room) $ 300.00*
Davis and Brock Conference Rooms $ 175.00*
Classrooms $ 125.00*
Lower School Assembly Room/Whitby Auditorium $ 250.00
Whitby Courtyard $ 250.00
Whitby Terrace $ 250.00
Founders Hall Meeting Room $ 175.00
Carriage House Dance Studio $ 75.00
Practice Courts - Athletic Center - 3-Court Gym $125.00
Upper Field and Lower Field $ 150.00
*2 hour minimum rental required.
Rental Policies:
NCS policy does not allow space rental during the normal school day and special events cannot interfere with school operations. Additionally NCS events have priority over rental events. Special access to the facility outside the scheduled event will be subject to approval by the Director of Special Events.
Ideally suited for:
Corporate Social Events
Outdoor Event Space
Social/Special events
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Youth Event/Meetings/Camps

Talk to a Venue Specialist: 1-877-244-6110