Special Events

The following events are recognized by the Prince George’s County Council annually, either through a special program and/or proclamation. 

  • Black History Month (February) 
  • Women's History Month (March) 
  • Bring Your Child to Work (April)
  • LGBTQIA+ Pride Month (June) 
  • County Government Week/Student Shadow Day (April)
  • Asian American Pacific Islander Month (May) 
  • Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15th - October 15th)
  1. Lochelle Ferguson

    Special Events Coordinator

The Prince George's County Council Celebrates Black Arts Excellence


The Prince George’s County Council will host its Black History Month 2024 celebration on Tuesday, February 27, 2024, 2:00 PM, at the Wayne K. Curry Administration Building in Largo, Maryland (1301 McCormick Drive, Council Hearing Room).  Join the County Council in celebrating Black Arts Excellence. This year's celebration will feature Grammy nominated troupe, "Sweet Honey In The Rock", an all-female, African American ensemble that has continuously evolved into international ambassadors of a cappella, vocal, and lyrical excellence and musical missionaries of equality, empowerment, and education.

For more information, please email SpecialEvents@pgccouncil.us.


Council Special Events & Programs

Individuals or groups interested in participating in Council special events/programs, please forward your name, title and contact information to our Prince George's County Council's Special Events staff to obtain additional information.


What is a Proclamation?

A proclamation is an official declaration recognizing individuals, businesses, organization or events that live or work in Prince George’s County, Maryland. Proclamations are written for the following:

  • Anniversaries, i.e. Church, Wedding, Pastor, Organizations
  • Awards
  • Birthday (60+)
  • Boy Scouts
  • Community Service
  • Eagle Scouts
  • In Memory
  • Public Safety
  • Retirements
  • Tributes

How to Request a Proclamation?

Proclamation requests should be received at least (5) days prior to the event to be scheduled for pickup, and ten (10) days if the request is for mail delivery. Please contact your Council Member’s Office directly or contact Lochelle Ferguson, Special Events Coordinator, via email at SpecialEvents@co.pg.md.us.

What is Needed for a Proclamation?

To assist facilitation of your Council proclamation request, please include event flyers, a biographical and background information, a web address and/related links, or written paragraph(s) regarding the individual, business, organization or event that will be the subject of the proclamation honor.  Please note the date when the proclamation is requested, and contact information, including a mailing address and email address.

Invocation Volunteers

If you are interested in participating in the Council Hearings by providing the Prayer Invocation, please forward your name, title and contact information to contact Lochelle Ferguson, Special Events Coordinator, via email at SpecialEvents@co.pg.md.us.