Forever Gonzaga Bicentennial Mass and Gala

An evening celebrating Gonzaga's first 200 years of Jesuit education
Saturday, April 30, 2022
Bicentennial Mass
5 PM
St. Aloysius Church

Cocktails and Dinner 
6:30 PM
The National Building Museum

Gonzaga's parking garage is available throughout the evening, and will be open until 2 AM. 

Continuous shuttle bus service will be available between the church and The National Building Museum following Mass until the conclusion of the event at 11:00 pm

Complimentary valet parking at The National Building Museum will be available from 6 PM until the conclusion of the event. Guests should arrive at the museum's North Entrance at 440 G Street, NW, to use the valet. 

Hard-copy tickets are not needed. Please check in when you arrive to receive your dinner table assignment.

The reception will begin at 6:30 pm however guests are welcome to come directly following Mass. The dinner and program will begin after cocktail hour shortly before 8pm.

Shuttles will run on a loop to return guests to Gonzaga as needed. The evening will wrap up between 10:30 pm  and 11:00 pm and we expect many to head to the Dubliner to continue the celebration.

Attire: Black Tie Optional. Beyond ticket sales, the event will not include additional fundraising.

Online registration is now closed.  If you have any questions, please email
If you are travelling from out of town, the following hotels are nearby.

The Phoenix Park Hotel
520 North Capitol Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
400 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Gonzaga follows the DC Government's Covid policies. Currently, due to low transmission rates in the city, masks are not required at venues such as the National Building Museum. As a result, this event is currently mask optional. Any changes or updates to that policy will be reflected on this page.
Celebrating 200 Years of Jesuit Education in the Nation's Capital