Flower Mart Activities and Entertainment

Below is a list of the performers scheduled for Flower Mart 2022. More entertainers will be added as they are confirmed.

Please Note: The Tower Climb will not take place during Flower Mart 2022, and there will be no children’s puppet show this year.

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


FRIDAY, MAY 6, 2022

10:00 a.m. Opening Ceremony, Washington National Cathedral Nave

10:30 a.m. NCS Lower School Choral Ensembles, Cathedral’s west steps

11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Children’s Story Time

Children’s Story Time will be held outside of the Children’s Book Tent on both days of Flower Mart at 11:00 am and 2:00 pm – weather permitting.

11:20 a.m. NCS/STA Upper School Chorale & Madrigals, Cathedral’s west steps

12:00 Noon

Carillon Recital

Cathedral Carillonneur Edward M. Nassor performs the award winning compositions in the international carillon competition, Inspired by Olmsted on the Cathedral’s 53 bronze bell carillon.

12:30 p.m. NCS Middle School Chorus, Cathedral’s west steps

12:45 p.m. STA Form I & II Chorus, Cathedral’s west steps

1:00 p.m. STA Jacket’s Off & NCS Sarsaparilla, Cathedral’s west steps

1:20 p.m. NCS Close Tunes, 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.

3:15 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.

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


SATURDAY MAY 7, 2022

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

10:00 a.m.

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.

11:00 a.m.

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

11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Children’s Story Time

Children’s Story Time will be held outside of the Children’s Book Tent on both days of Flower Mart at 11:00 am and 2:00 pm – weather permitting.

12:00 Noon

Carillon Recital

Cathedral Carillonneur Edward M. Nassor performs the award winning compositions in the international carillon competition, Inspired by Olmsted on the Cathedral’s 53 bronze bell carillon.

12:30 p.m.

Nen Daiko

Nen Daiko has been performing Japanese Taiko in the Washington DC metropolitan area since 1994.

1:15 p.m.

Capitol City Strings

Capitol City Strings is a Suzuki-based violin studio founded in the love of music and learning for young children.

1:45 p.m.

Taal Academy of Dance

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

2:30 p.m.

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.

3:15 p.m.

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.

4:00 p.m.

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 2022 Closes

WHO WE ARE

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.

CONTACT US

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

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