First wave

The Postal Service has announced release dates for several of next year’s stamps, along with the cities where the dedication ceremonies will be held:

  • Lunar New Year: Year of the Rat: Saturday, Jan. 11, Monterey Park, CA
  • Black Heritage: Gwen Ifill: Thursday, Jan. 30, Washington, DC
  • Let’s Celebrate!: Friday, Feb. 14, Mesa, AZ
  • Wild Orchids: Friday, Feb. 21, Coral Gables, FL
  • Maine Statehood: Saturday, March 14, Augusta
  • Contemporary Boutonniere and Garden Corsage: Thursday, April 2, Crestwood, KY
  • Earth Day: Saturday, April 18, Denver
  • American Gardens: Wednesday, May 13, Winterthur, DE
  • Voices of the Harlem Renaissance: Thursday, May 21, New York City

Additional information about these stamp dedication ceremonies and others will be provided later.

USPS announced its roster of 2020 stamps in October.