Events Calendar


Every year, the U.S. Postal Service hosts official first-day-of-issue ceremonies marking the dedication of each new commemorative postage stamp. These events are generally free, open to the public and held throughout the country.

  • Medal of Honor – Korean War (49¢ Forever)
    July 26, 10:40 a.m. — Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA
  • The Civil War 1864 – Petersburg (49¢ Forever)
    July 30 — Battle of Petersburg, Petersburg, VA
  • The Civil War 1864 – Mobile Bay (49¢ Forever)
    July 30 — History Museum of Mobile, Mobile, AL
  • Farmers Markets (49¢ Forever)
    August 7 — FRESHFARM Market, Washington, DC
  • Music Icons: Janis Joplin (49¢ Forever)
    August 8 — OutsideLands Festival, San Francisco, CA
  • Hudson River School (49¢ Forever)
    August 21 — APS Summer Stamp Show – Connecticut Convention Center, Hartford, CT
  • Hot Rods (49¢ Forever) Special Dedication
    August 27 — Petersen Automotive Museum, Los Angeles, CA
  • War of 1812 – Ft. McHenry (49¢ Forever)
    September 13 — Anniversary Festival at Ft. McHenry, Baltimore, MD

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Media Contacts

For members of the news media only: The Postal Service has public affairs offices available to address local media inquiries across the country. Local media please visit your state’s media page, click here.


Customers with inquiries please call 1-800-ASK-USPS (800-275-8777).