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 Hispanic Heritage Month 2023

The Prince George’s County Council will host its Hispanic Heritage Month 2023 celebration on Tuesday, October 3, 2023, 1:30 PM, at the Wayne K. Curry Administration Building in Largo, Maryland (1301 McCormick Drive, 1st Floor Tech Lounge).  Join the County Council in observing the rich history, heritage, culture, and contributions of Hispanic Americans in Prince George’s County with musical and poetry performances.  Refreshments will be provided.  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.