National Cathedral School | Grace Chapel

3612 Woodley Rd NW, Washington, DC 20016 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About National Cathedral School | Grace Chapel

National Cathedral School | Grace Chapel is a beautiful wedding venue in Washington, D.C. This school and chapel provides both elegant indoor and comfortable outdoor options for your wedding ceremony and reception. The National Cathedral School | Grace Chapel (NCS) is conveniently located in the heart of the U.S. capital, and has stunning views of greenery, gardens, and the Washington National Cathedral nearby. This facility provides everything you need from your wedding venue, including catering, multiple venue options, and a staff that is happy to help from now until your big day.

Facilities and Capacity
NCS has several different options for wedding ceremonies and receptions, from small outdoor terraces to the grand chapel and dining halls. The Grace Chapel is perfect for an indoor ceremony. It’s modern architecture and stunning stained glass provide a perfect place to host family and friends. The chapel seats approximately 250, and welcomes weddings of all faiths and traditions. To the west of the Cathedral, you can find Hearst Hall, a historic and spacious building perfect for your reception. Hearst Hall is ideal for wedding receptions of 120-130 guests. NCS also has two outdoor terraces, Oak court and Whitby Terrace. Oak Court affords a perfect view of the Washington National Cathedral, and is encircled by stone walls and rose bushes. Whitby Terrace also provides a great view of the city below, and is recommended for outdoor receptions. Come take a tour to see all the options that are available.

Services Offered
National Cathedral School | Grace Chapel provides couples with all-inclusive service, from catering to facility setup and unparallelled commitment by the staff. This venue provides on-site security and custodial services to help you prepare the ceremony and reception and help with tear-down after the evening is over. Some of the halls have built-in sound systems for your band or DJ to use. NCS also has their own in-house food service contractor, FLIK, which they are happy to provide for you, and provide barware and bartenders who can serve the house beers, wine, and liquor available.

Location
National Cathedral School | Grace Chapel is located on the grounds of the Washington National Cathedral on Woodley Road. While this is primarily a residential and school district, guests have the option of several nearby hotels, including Georgetown Inn and Georgetown Hill.

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4 Reviews for National Cathedral School | Grace Chapel

Recommended by 97% of couples


4.9 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.8
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 4.8
  • Average response time 4.8
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    Loreal · Married on 12/30/2017

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    • Value:
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    Danielle goes above and beyond!

    Danielle was a pleasure to work with! I'm a local planner and I'm used to having an assistant from my team for the big day. For the wedding at NCS, it was a little smaller so I worked it solo. Danielle was a God send and I couldn't have done it without her! She not only served as the venue contact, and assisted the catering team, but she also assisted me and picked up any slack. She went above and beyond, and I cannot thank her enough! NCS is such a quaint venue that all couples should check out, religious or not. It's perfect for a smaller affair and has views and nooks for pictures galore!

    Sent on 02/21/2019
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    Erika G · Married on 10/01/2016

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    Amazing from start to finish

    Our experience with Danielle and the whole NCS team was amazing from start to finish. Danielle was incredibly organized and proactive about sorting out details and working with our other vendors. We couldn't have asked for an smoother or more enjoyable experience, honestly.

    Sent on 01/31/2019

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National Cathedral School | Grace Chapel FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?
    $ 1500
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 1500
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?
    $ 1500
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    $ 900
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Chairs
    Clean Up
    Set Up
    Tables
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
    260
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    6
  • Describe your venue:
    Ballroom
    Banquet Hall
    Historic Building
    Religious
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Uncovered Outdoor
    Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Bridal Shower
    Engagement Party
    Elopements
    Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer?
    All Inclusive Packages
    Bar Services
    Catering Services
    Clean Up
    Event Rentals
    Lighting / Sound
    Set Up
    Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Buffet
    Cocktail Reception
    Dessert
    Family Style
    Hors d'oeuvres
    Plated
    Server(s)
    Stations
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Bartender(s)
    Champagne Toast
    House Beer
    House Liquor
    House Wine
    Limited Bar
    Liquor License
    Open Bar
    Premium Liquor
    Signature Drink
    Specialty Beer
    Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available?
    Chairs
    Tables
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    May
    June
    September
    October
    November
  • What months are included in your off-peak season?
    January
    February
    April
    December

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