Holiday elves to decorate seasonal greeting cards – Newsroom


The U.S. Postal Service is preparing for the holidays by hosting the first day of its Holidays Elves Forever stamp-issuing ceremony at Santa’s house in North Pole, AK.

The event is free and open to the public. The news of the stamps is shared with the hashtag #HolidayElvesStamps.


Mike Elstonsecretary of the U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors, will serve as a dedication

mike millerPresident, Santa Claus House

Santa Claus

Reindeer (possibly Blitzen)


Thursday, September 15, 2022 at 11 a.m. Alaska Daylight Time (3 p.m. EST)


Santa’s House
101 St. Nicholas Drive
North Pole, AK 99705


Inaugural Ceremony attendees are encouraged to RSVP to:


Stamps are se-tenant, meaning they work together as a single scene or as individual images. Santa’s happy helpers are tireless in their chores to prepare treats and toys for holiday gifts. Much like flying reindeer, the North Pole, and Santa Claus himself, elves are woven into the fabric of the season’s traditions.

Artist Don Clark first sketched out his design and then created the final illustration digitally. Antonio Alcalá was the artistic director.

Customers can purchase stamps and other philatelic products through the Postal store at calling 844-737-7826, by mail via United States Philatelic or at post offices across the country.

The Postal Service generally does not receive tax dollars for its operating expenses and depends on the sale of postage, goods, and services to fund its operations.


Mika R. Pyle