Proclamations

Proclamations from Governor Youngkin

At his discretion, the Governor will issue proclamations and certificates for noteworthy state or local events that deserve special recognition. Proclamations are not automatically renewed from year to year. You must submit a new proclamation for each year.

If you would like to request a proclamation, please complete and submit the Proclamation Request form. For more information about Proclamations, please call the main number at 804-786-2211 or visit our proclamation guidelines page.

Proclamations

Virginia School Choice Week    ~ 26 Jan 2022

Black History Month    ~ 31 Jan 2022

National Court Reporting and Captioning Week    ~ 5 Feb 2022 to 12 Feb 2022

Ronald Reagan Day    ~ 6 Feb 2022

Montessori Education Week    ~ 20 Feb 2022 to 26 Feb 2022

Engineers Week    ~ 20 Feb 2022 to 26 Feb 2022

George Washington Day    ~ 21 Feb 2022

Winsome Earle-Sears Day    ~ 23 Feb 2022

Christian Heritage Week    ~ 27 Feb 2022 to 6 Mar 2022

Women's History Month    ~ 1 Mar 2022

Irish American Heritage Month    ~ 4 Mar 2022

Brain Injury Awareness Month    ~ 4 Mar 2022

Women in Construction Week    ~ 6 Mar 2022 to 12 Mar 2022

Public Purchasing Month    ~ 4 Mar 2022

Multiple Sclerosis Education and Awareness Month    ~ 4 Mar 2022

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month    ~ 4 Mar 2022

Mediation Month    ~ 7 Mar 2022

Certified Government Financial Manager Month    ~ 8 Mar 2022

CACNA1A Awareness Day    ~ 19 Mar 2022

Surveyors Week    ~ 20 Mar 2022 to 26 Mar 2022

Problem Gambling Awareness Month    ~ 10 Mar 2022

James Madison Appreciation Day    ~ 16 Mar 2022

Suddenly Sleepy Saturday: A Day for Narcolepsy Awareness    ~ 12 Mar 2022

Developmental Disabilities Month    ~ 11 Mar 2022

Youth Art Month    ~ 11 Mar 2022

AmeriCorps Week    ~ 13 Mar 2022 to 19 Mar 2022

Flood Awareness Week    ~ 13 Mar 2022 to 19 Mar 2022

Social Work Month    ~ 16 Mar 2022

A Day of Honor for Pocahontas    ~ 21 Mar 2022

Women Veterans Week    ~ 20 Mar 2022 to 26 Mar 2022

Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood Awareness Month    ~ 21 Mar 2022

Special Session Proclamation    ~ 23 Mar 2022

Cleaning Week    ~ 27 Mar 2022 to 2 Apr 2022

National Science Appreciation Day    ~ 26 Mar 2022

Tuskegee Airmen Commemoration Day    ~ 24 Mar 2022

Amniotic Fluid Embolism Awareness Day    ~ 27 Mar 2022

Epilepsy Heroes Day    ~ 26 Mar 2022

Small Business Workplace Solutions Week    ~ 28 Mar 2022 to 1 Apr 2022

National Vietnam War Veterans Day    ~ 29 Mar 2022

Second Chance Month    ~ 1 Apr 2022

Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness Month    ~ 1 Apr 2022

Alcohol Awareness Month    ~ 1 Apr 2022

School Library Month    ~ 1 Apr 2022

Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month    ~ 1 Apr 2022

Virginia Walking Week    ~ 1 Apr 2022

Testicular Cancer Awareness Month    ~ 1 Apr 2022

IBS Awareness Month    ~ 1 Apr 2022

Autism Awareness Month    ~ 1 Apr 2022

Financial Literacy Awareness Month    ~ 1 Apr 2022

Arab American Heritage Month    ~ 1 Apr 2022

Month of the Military Child    ~ 1 Apr 2022

Child Abuse Prevention Month    ~ 1 Apr 2022

National Public Health Week    ~ 4 Apr 2022 to 10 Apr 2022

Parkinson's Awareness Month    ~ 1 Apr 2022

Gold Star Spouses Day    ~ 5 Apr 2022

Distracted Driving Awareness Month    ~ 1 Apr 2022

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week    ~ 10 Apr 2022 to 16 Apr 2022

Animal Care and Control Appreciation Week    ~ 10 Apr 2022 to 16 Apr 2022

Careers in Aging Week    ~ 17 Apr 2022 to 23 Apr 2022

Virginia Classics Week    ~ 17 Apr 2022 to 23 Apr 2022

Volunteer Week    ~ 17 Apr 2022 to 23 Apr 2022

Electric Utility Line Workers Day    ~ 18 Apr 2022

Crime Victims' Rights Week    ~ 24 Apr 2022 to 30 Apr 2022

International Dark-Sky Week    ~ 22 Apr 2022 to 30 Apr 2022

Teacher Appreciation Week    ~ 2 May 2022 to 6 May 2022

James Monroe Day    ~ 28 Apr 2022

Ryan Zimmerman Day    ~ 30 Apr 2022

Resilience Week Virginia    ~ 1 May 2022 to 7 May 2022

Parliamentary Law Day    ~ 30 Apr 2022

Window Film Day    ~ 30 Apr 2022

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month    ~ 1 May 2022

Small Business Week    ~ 1 May 2022 to 7 May 2022

Correctional Officers' Week    ~ 1 May 2022 to 7 May 2022

Water Safety Month    ~ 1 May 2022

Virginia Beef Month    ~ 1 May 2022

Virginia Egg Month    ~ 1 May 2022

Older Virginians Month    ~ 1 May 2022

Military and Veteran Caregiver Month    ~ 1 May 2022

Internal Audit Awareness Month    ~ 1 May 2022

Hepatitis Awareness Month    ~ 1 May 2022

Foster Care Month    ~ 1 May 2022

Electrical Safety Month    ~ 1 May 2022

Business Appreciation Month    ~ 1 May 2022

Building Safety Month    ~ 1 May 2022

Better Hearing and Speech Month    ~ 1 May 2022

Adult Abuse Prevention Month    ~ 1 May 2022

Tardive Dyskinesia Awareness Week    ~ 2 May 2022 to 8 May 2022

Military Appreciation Month    ~ 1 May 2022 to 2 May 2022

Public Service Week    ~ 1 May 2022 to 7 May 2022

Dermatology Advocacy Day    ~ 3 May 2022

Firefighters Day    ~ 4 May 2022

Military Spouse Appreciation Day    ~ 6 May 2022

National Day of Prayer    ~ 5 May 2022

Child Care & Early Childhood Professionals Day    ~ 6 May 2022

Mother's Day    ~ 8 May 2022

Food Allergy Awareness Week    ~ 8 May 2022 to 14 May 2022

Virginia Hospital Week    ~ 8 May 2022 to 14 May 2022

Mental Health Awareness Month    ~ 1 May 2022

Early Intervention Awareness Month    ~ 1 May 2022

School Nurse Appreciation Day    ~ 11 May 2022

Virginia Police Week and Peace Officers Memorial Day    ~ 11 May 2022 to 17 May 2022

JEWISH AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH    ~ 1 May 2022

Virginia National Guard 415th Birthday    ~ 14 May 2022

Childhood Apraxia of Speech Awareness Day    ~ 14 May 2022

Richmond Navy Week    ~ 16 May 2022 to 22 May 2022

Neuroscience Nurses Week    ~ 15 May 2022 to 21 May 2022

Emergency Medical Services Week    ~ 15 May 2022 to 21 May 2022

Children's Mental Health Awareness Day    ~ 5 May 2022

Falun Dafa Day    ~ 13 May 2022

Bike Month    ~ 1 May 2022

Armed Forces Day    ~ 21 May 2022

Ruritan Founders Day    ~ 21 May 2022

Poppy Day    ~ 27 May 2022

Historical Marker Honoring Filipino Sailors in the United States Navy    ~ 28 May 2022

Memorial Day    ~ 30 May 2022

Virginia Day of Prayer for Peace    ~ 31 May 2022

Dam Safety Awareness Day    ~ 31 May 2022

Love for Virginia Beach Day    ~ 31 May 2022

Dairy Month    ~ 1 Jun 2022

Men's Health Month    ~ 1 Jun 2022

Day of Celebration of The Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II    ~ 2 Jun 2022

Carter Family Country Music Day    ~ 4 Jun 2022

Upperville Colt and Horse Show Week    ~ 6 Jun 2022 to 12 Jun 2022

Virginia Family Reunification Month    ~ 1 Jun 2022

Caribbean American Heritage Month    ~ 1 Jun 2022

Automotive Service Professionals Month    ~ 1 Jun 2022

Dr. William R. Harvey Day    ~ 11 Jun 2022

Virginia Agriculture Week    ~ 12 Jun 2022 to 18 Jun 2022

247th Birthday of the United States Army    ~ 14 Jun 2022

Father's Day    ~ 19 Jun 2022

Juneteenth    ~ 19 Jun 2022

Fort Monroe Authority and Galveston Historical Foundation Partnership    ~ 19 Jun 2022

American Eagle Day    ~ 20 Jun 2022

Virginia Pollinator Week    ~ 20 Jun 2022 to 26 Jun 2022

Chronic Migraine Awareness Day    ~ 29 Jun 2022

Virginia Victims Fund 45th Anniversary    ~ 1 Jul 2022

Tae Kwon Do Day    ~ 2 Jul 2022

Independence Day    ~ 3 Jul 2022

Chronic Disease Awareness Day    ~ 10 Jul 2022

Pretrial, Probation, and Parole Supervision Week    ~ 17 Jul 2022 to 23 Jul 2022

Hot Dog Day    ~ 20 Jul 2022

Parents' Day    ~ 24 Jul 2022

Virginia Intern Day    ~ 28 Jul 2022

The Honorable Paul S. Trible, Jr. Day    ~ 31 Jul 2022

Shooting Sports Month    ~ 1 Aug 2022

Hidden Heroes Month    ~ 1 Aug 2022

Breastfeeding Awareness Month    ~ 1 Aug 2022

First Citizen of Virginia Beach - Barbara Lewis    ~ 28 Jul 2022

Virginia Craft Beer Month    ~ 1 Aug 2022

232nd Birthday of the United States Coast Guard    ~ 4 Aug 2022

Salvadoran-American Day    ~ 6 Aug 2022

Bolivian Independence Day    ~ 6 Aug 2022

Community Health Center Week    ~ 7 Aug 2022 to 13 Aug 2022

Questions?

For more information about Proclamations visit our proclamation guidelines page.

If you would like to request a proclamation, please complete and submit the Proclamation Request form.  

Media Contact

Macaulay Porter
Press Secretary
Macaulay.Porter@governor.virginia.gov