Located at the intersection of Chestnut Road and Center Street in the Town of Washington Grove, McCathran Hall serves as the governmental, social and cultural center for the Town. The Hall is used for town meetings, as well as for dance and musical performances, yoga classes, film showings, the Town’s annual Holiday Show, and the Summer in the Parks camp program.
Rental of the Hall is limited to Town residents; all events held there must be sponsored by one or more residents. The Hall capacity is 150 in rows, and 100 at tables. A historic structure, the Hall remains unairconditioned; windows and ceiling fans can be used to create air flow and moderate heat. For more information about renting the Hall for an event, see the Reserving McCathran Hall section of this page or contact the Town Clerk at 301-926-2256 or [email protected].
300 Grove Avenue
PO Box 216
Washington Grove, Maryland
Limited parking is available along Center Street.
Located in the lower wing of McCathran Hall, the office is usually open between 9:30 am and 12:30 pm, and between 1:00 pm and 4:30 pm. Town Clerk Kathy Lehman is available to answer your questions about renting the Hall.
- Phone: 301-926-2256
- Email: [email protected]
Interested in renting McCathran Hall? First, call the Town Office to make sure that the date and time you are interested in renting is available. Then, read the documents below, and complete and submit the application form.
- Application for the Private Use of McCathran Hall (PDF)
- Application for for the Use of McCathran Hall by a Washington Grove Group or Organization (PDF)
- Resolution 2023-07: Regulations for the Rental of McCathran Hall (PDF)
- Rental rules
- Checklist for cleanup and closing of the Hall at the end of rental period (PDF)