Host an Event

Washington National Cathedral offers a wide variety of spaces for exceptional events in a unique setting. The Cathedral may be reserved for private events such as lunches and dinners, meetings, galas, wedding receptions, birthday and anniversary celebrations, and many other types of gatherings.

Our location offers exceptional architectural settings, historical significance, and panoramic views from downtown Washington to the Blue Ridge mountains with on-site parking for cars and shuttle buses.

For more information or to inquire about hosting an event at the Cathedral, please email the Office of Events Management (OEM).

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For more information or to inquire about hosting your event, please contact the Office of Event Management (OEM).

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Event Spaces

Washington National Cathedral offers a wide variety of indoor and outdoor spaces for exceptional events in a unique setting.

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Guidelines & Procedures

Learn more about the types of events able to be hosted at the Cathedral as well as reservation guidelines and procedures.

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Weddings

Couples have the option to host a ceremony only, reception only, or a combination of both.  The wedding ceremony must follow National Cathedral and Episcopal Diocese of Washington guidelines.

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COVID-19 Precautions

Washington National Cathedral is following the guidance of city leaders, health officials and the bishop of the Diocese of Washington, and reevaluates precautions as new guidance emerges.

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