MINOT, N.D. — Carnival rides, livestock, families, farmers and food vendors.
The colorful, whimsical scenes of America's state and county fairs are being showcased on forever stamps with a national unveiling ceremony taking place at the North Dakota State Fair.
On Thursday, July 25, beginning at 11 a.m. at the state fairgrounds in Minot, U.S. Postal Service Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President David Williams will unveil the summer series of stamps.
For those who are forever young, we’re taking you back to summer days spent at the fair. Relish the games, rides, and sweets the whole family loves with our State and County Fairs Stamps. Available soon at https://t.co/pj71iOimVB! #StateFairsStamps pic.twitter.com/uRUYjDowYP— U.S. Postal Service (@USPS) June 29, 2019
There will be a live video of the ceremony for those who cannot attend.
The series of four stamps will include scenes of farmers unloading produce, a child holding a chicken with a Ferris wheel and merry-go-round in the background, fair-goers admiring livestock and children buying treats.
In total, 40 million stamps were created. They will be available for purchase July 25 and can be reserved through the online postal store.