Stamp and Ceremony Schedule
As of September 29, 2020 the following is the USPS stamp and first day ceremony schedule for 2020. Please check back here for updates or our Ceremony Events page for further information on current ceremonies.

January 11 – Year of the Rat – Monterey Park, CA (11AM, Lunar New Year Festival, Garvey Avenue between Garfield and Alhambra Avenues, Monterey Park, CA 91754) – USPS ceremony and program

January 17 - $7.75 Big Bend Priority Mail rate stamp – Big Bend National Park, TX – no ceremony
January 17 - $7.75 Big Bend Priority Mail rate envelope – Big Bend National Park, TX – no ceremony

January 17 - $26.35 Grand Island Ice Caves Priority Mail Express rate stamp – Munising, MI – no ceremony

January 23 – Love: Made of Hearts – Memphis, TN (11AM, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105) – USPS ceremony and program

January 30 – Gwen Ifill – Washington, DC (11AM, Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1518 M Street NW, Washington, DC 20005) – USPS ceremony and program

January 31 – Gwen Ifill – Peachtree Corners, GA (11AM, Southeastern Stamp Expo 2020 show, Hilton Atlanta Northeast Hotel, 5993 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard, Peachtree Corners, Georgia 30092) – Southeastern Stamp Expo 2020 ceremony and program

February 3 – Presorted Star – Kansas City, MO – no ceremony

February 14 – Let’s Celebrate – Mesa, AZ (1PM, ARIPEX stamp show, Mesa Convention Center, 263 North Center Street, Mesa, AZ 85201-6628) – USPS ceremony and program

February 21 – Wild Orchids – Coral Gables, FL (11AM, The American Orchid Society Library at the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables, FL 33156) – USPS ceremony and program

March 4 – Arnold Palmer – Orlando, FL (1115AM, Arnold Palmer Invitational Presented by Mastercard, Bay Hill Club & Lodge, 9000 Bay Hill Blvd., Orlando, FL 32819) – USPS ceremony and program

March 15 – Maine Statehood – Augusta, ME (1PM, Augusta Armory, 179 Western Avenue, Augusta, ME 04330) – stamp was issued as scheduled; dedication ceremony postponed until March 14, 2021

April 2 - Contemporary Boutonniere – Crestwood, KY (11AM, Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old LaGrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014) – stamp was issued as scheduled; however the ceremony was cancelled

April 2 – Garden Corsage – Crestwood, KY (11AM, Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old LaGrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014) – stamp was issued as scheduled; however, the ceremony was cancelled

April 18 – Earth Day – Denver, CO – USPS ceremony and program – stamp was issued as scheduled; however, the ceremony was cancelled

April 24 - Global Forever Chrysanthemum – Burlingame, CA (1PM, WESTPEX stamp show, San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront Hotel, 1800 Old Bayshore Highway, Burlingame, CA 94010) – stamp was issued as scheduled; however, the ceremony and the WESTPEX stamp show were cancelled

May 13 – Winterthur, DE – American Gardens – USPS ceremony and program – stamps were issued as scheduled; however, the ceremony was cancelled

May 14 – American Gardens – Virtual ceremony hosted by American Public Gardens Association

May 21 – New York, NY – Voices of the Harlem Renaissance – Virtual ceremony hosted by the Ebony Society of Philatelic Events and Reflections (ESPER) and the American Philatelic Society (APS)

June 13 – Incline Village, NV – Enjoy the Great Outdoors – Virtual ceremony hosted by the USPS

June 15 – Liberty, MO – US Flag stamped envelope in ten varieties – no ceremony

June 26 – Spanish Fort, Alabama - $5.00 2020-2021 Junior Duck Stamp and $25.00 Federal Duck Stamp (10AM, Bass Pro Shop, 20000 Bass Pro Shop Drive, Spanish Fort, AL 36527) – Fish and Wildlife Service ceremony and program – stamps were issued as scheduled; however, the ceremony was cancelled

July 1 – New York, NY – Hip Hop – Virtual ceremony hosted by the USPS

July 17 – Charleston, WV – Fruits & Vegetables – Virtual ceremony hosted by the USPS

July 27 – Burbank, CA – Bugs Bunny – Virtual ceremony hosted by the USPS

August 13 – San Francisco, CA – Ruth Asawa – Virtual ceremony hosted by the USPS

August 20 – Bellefonte, PA – Innovation – Virtual ceremony hosted by the American First Day Cover Society (AFDCS), APS and USPS – printed ceremony program

August 21 – Hartford, CT – Thank You – Virtual ceremony hosted by the American Topical Association (ATA), APS and USPS – printed ceremony program announced

August 22 – Seneca Falls, NY – 19th Amendment: Women Vote – Virtual ceremony hosted by the USPS

September 17 – Plymouth, MA – Mayflower in Plymouth Harbor – Virtual ceremony hosted by the USPS

September 24 – Frankemuth, MI – Holiday Delights – Virtual ceremony hosted by the USPS

October 6 – New Rochelle, NY – Hanukkah – Virtual ceremony hosted by the USPS

October 13 – Nashville, TN – Kwanzaa – Virtual ceremony hosted by the USPS anticipated

October 18 – Winter Park, FL – Winter Scenes – Virtual ceremony hosted by the USPS anticipated

October 20 – New York, NY – Our Lady of Guapolo – Virtual ceremony hosted by the USPS anticipated

October 27 – Washington, DC – Drug Free USA – Virtual ceremony hosted by the USPS anticipated


[Thanks to Foster Miller III for providing this data.]