WASHINGTON – As part of their ongoing effort to open the People’s House to as many people as possible, the President and First Lady announced today that this year’s White House Easter Egg Roll will be held on Monday, April 21st. In support of the First Lady’s Let’s Move! initiative to help kids grow up healthy and have the opportunity to reach their full potential, the event will feature sports courts, cooking stations, and, of course, Easter egg rolling in addition to live music and storytelling.
White House Easter Egg Roll tickets will be distributed through an online lottery system, allowing guests from across the United States to participate in a tradition that dates back to 1878. The lottery will open for entries on March 7th at 10:00 AM EST and close on March 10th at 10:00 AM EDT. Tickets are free of charge and are non-transferable. Full details can be found atwww.WhiteHouse.gov/EasterEggRoll and www.recreation.gov.
For the most up-to-date information on the Easter Egg Roll and other public events at the White House, please visit www.WhiteHouse.gov/about/tours-and-events or call the Visitors Office 24-hour information line at (202) 456-7041. Media details will be released in the coming weeks.