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.
- Summer Harvest
July 11, 12 p.m. - California State Fair, Cal Expo "The Farm", Sacramento, CA
- United States Coast Guard (LC)
August 4, 10:00 a.m. - Douglas A. Munro Headquarters Building, Washington, DC
- World Stamp Show - NY 2016 (LC)
August 20, 11:30 a.m. - American Philatelic Society (APS) Summer Stamp Show
DeVos Place Convention Center, Grand Rapids, Michigan