Pictorial Postmarks Announcement

As a community service, the Postal Service™ offers pictorial postmarks to commemorate local events celebrated in communities throughout the nation. A list of events for which pictorial postmarks are authorized appears on the following pages. The sponsor of the pictorial postmark appears in italics under the date. Also provided are illustrations of these postmarks.

People attending these local events may obtain the postmark in person at the temporary Post Office™ station established there. Those who cannot attend the event but who wish to obtain the postmark may submit a mail order request. Pictorial postmarks are available only for the dates indicated, and requests must be postmarked no later than 30 days following the requested pictorial postmark date.

All requests must include a stamped envelope or postcard bearing at least the minimum First-Class Mail® postage. Items submitted for postmark may not include postage issued after the date of the requested postmark. Such items will be returned unserviced.

Customers wishing to obtain a postmark must affix stamps to any envelope or postcard of their choice, address the envelope or postcard to themselves or others, insert a card of postcard thickness in envelopes for sturdiness, and tuck in the flap. Place the envelope or postcard in a larger envelope and address it to: Pictorial Postmarks, followed by the Name of the Station, Address, City, State, ZIP+4® Code, as listed next to the postmark.

Customers can also send stamped envelopes and postcards without addresses for postmark, as long as they supply a larger envelope with adequate postage and their return address. After applying the pictorial postmark, the Postal Service returns the items (with or without addresses) under addressed protective cover.


The following pictorial postmarks have been extended for 30 days:


July 25, 2021

United States Postal Service

Ginifest Station


2140 North Hollywood Way

Burbank, CA 91505-9998


August 7, 2021

United States Lighthouse Society

Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse Station


821 Chesapeake Ave

Eastport, MD 21403-9998


August 11, 2021

Centro Unido de Detallistas

Centro Unido Station

Supervisor, BDS

585 Avenue FD Roosevelt, Ste 223

San Juan, PR 00936-9681




August 12, 2021

United States Postal Service

Singers Glenn, VA Station


9858 Singers Glen Road

Singers Glen, VA 22850-9998


August 12–14, 2021

Urich Reunion Association

Reunion Station


310 North Main Street

Urich, MO 64788-9998


August 14, 2021

Rhododendron CPO

Rhododendron Station


73287 East Highway 26

Rhododendron, OR 97049-9998


August 20, 2021

Anchorage Philatelic Society

Alaska State Fair Station


3720 Barrow Street

Anchorage, AK 99599-9998