Flower Mart Activities and Entertainment

Below is a list of the performances and activities scheduled for Flower Mart 2023

Note: Performance times are subject to change. In the event of inclement weather, all performances will take place inside the Cathedral.

Free entertainment occurs on both Friday and Saturday on the Pinnacle Stage – in front of the Cathedral’s main entrance and in the Cathedral nave.

FRIDAY, MAY 5, 2023

10:00 a.m. Opening Ceremony, Washington National Cathedral Nave. STA CBA Chorus performs at Opening Ceremony.

11:00 a.m. NCS/STA Upper School Chorale & Madrigal Singers, Cathedral’s west steps

12:00 Noon NCS Lower School Choral Ensembles, Cathedral’s west steps

1:00 p.m. NCS Middle School Chorus and STA Forms I & II Choruses, Cathedral’s west steps

2:00 p.m.

NCS/STA Orchestra Concert

Instrumental musicians from St. Albans and National Cathedral School join together to play in concert – Cathedral’s High Altar.

3:00 p.m.

NCS/STA Dance Performance

The NCS/STA Dance Program is the largest such independent-school offering in the Washington area. More than 100 students participate in a variety of disciplines – Cathedral’s West Steps.

3:15 p.m. STA Violinist Enzo Baldinza, Cathedral Nave

3:30 p.m. Sarsaparilla, Cathedral Nave

3:45 p.m. NCS Violinist Chloe Lee, Cathedral Nave

Maryland Lyric Opera

Maryland Lyric Opera is a regional opera company created “for musicians, by musicians.” MDLO combines a diverse performance schedule of fully staged grand opera, concert opera, and intimate recitals featuring acclaimed soloists with a rigorous training program that fosters the careers of the next generation of opera stars.

Dance Flamenco DC 

Flamenco is bound up with the history of Andalucía, where over the centuries Europe has mingled with Africa, the Middle East, Asia and the Americas.

6:00 p.m. Flower Mart closes for the day


10:00 a.m. Flower Mart opens for the day

Children’s Chorus of Washington

CCW made its debut at The Kennedy Center in November 1996. Since then, CCW has distinguished itself as one of our country’s premier youth choruses.

Tom Carroll and the Silver Strings, a Chesapeake Bay area folk, bluegrass, blues, traditional, and contemporary music string band.

Taal Academy of Dance

Taal Academy of Dance is an Indian dance company that is based in Washington, DC. 

Capitol Sound Strings

Capitol City Strings is a Suzuki-based violin studio committed to developing excellence in the performing arts among the rising generation of the Greater Washington area.

Culkin School of Irish Dance

Our dancers have danced to the accompaniment of world renowned Irish musicians at Strathmore, Kennedy Center, Wolftrap, the Irish Embassy and The White House.

St. James Episcopal School Choir

Our students are engaged in a variety of musical activities, from singing in the Chapel Choir and a cappella groups to instrumental chamber ensembles and student-organized bands.

Odissi Lasya Dance School

Odissi is one of the oldest dance forms – originating from the Hindu temples of Orissa in India.

Sticks+Bars Youth Marimba Ensemble

We are DC’s first and only African style marimba band for students must be in grades 5-12.  We play the lively music of Zimbabwe and Southern Africa, and beyond.

Corazon Folklorico

Celebrating Mexican Culture with Ballet FOLKLÓRICO in Washington, D.C. We are a non-profit dance company that showcases Mexico’s rich cultural diversity through dance performances.

CityDance DC Dance Team

With a mission to transform lives and communities through dance, CityDance works towards creating a world where everyone has access to the benefits of an arts education and where world-class dance is available to all.

Washington Revels

Celebrate the arrival of Spring with traditional music and dance performed by the Revels’ adults, teen and kids choruses.

5:00 p.m. Flower Mart 2023 Closes


All Hallows Guild was founded in 1916 to provide for the care and beautification of the grounds of Washington National Cathedral. The Guild works closely with the horticultural staff to preserve this historic landscape and raises funds for renovation and renewal of the gardens.


  • (202) 537-2937
  • ahg@allhallowsguild.org
  • 3101 Wisconsin Ave NW
    Washington, DC 20016


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