The second Easter Egg Roll of the Trump Administration was held on Monday April 2nd. Nearly 30,000 adults and children from across the nation gathered on the South Lawn
of the White House for egg rolling, storytelling, picture taking, entertainment and fun activities.
The 2019 White House Easter Egg Roll will be held on Monday April 22nd, 2019. Lottery information will be posted here when it's announced next year.
Watch these videos from the 2018 White House Easter Egg Roll.
This year's event featured an egg roll, egg hunt, music stage, reading nook, egg dyeing, cookie decorating, card-making for troops, a coloring wall, lawn bowling, costumed characters, tennis activities and many picture taking opportunities.
There was also be a State Egg display on the Ellipse featuring designs from students across the nation.
The Reading Nook lineup included: First Lady Melania Trump, General Joseph Keith Kellogg, Jr., Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and Marsha Coats, Susan Pompeo, Administrator Linda McMahon, Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway, Secretary Elaine Chao, Secretary Betsy DeVos, Administrator Seema Verma, Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams, Director of Legislative Affairs Marc Short, and Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson
The Easter Egg Roll was live-streamed from the South Lawn of the White House so people could follow along at home.
Guests entered the South Lawn at designated times throughout the day depending on their group assignment:
The @WHEasterEggRoll Twitter feed contains tweets from attendees, special guests, entertainers, volunteers, media and more.
The 2018 White House commemorative Easter eggs are now available for purchase here. The official souvenir wooden eggs are sold by the White House Historical Association and are available in yellow, green, blue, pink and gold.
Easter Egg Roll tickets are free and will be made available via an online lottery in early 2019. To enter the lottery, participants are prompted to create an
account on the Recreation.gov website. The lottery page has a list of all of the available time slots and entrants rank them in the order of preference.
Entrants also specify the number of adults/children on the ticket request screen along with their time slot choices.
Only one application per household is allowed.
The time slots available for the 2018 year's Easter Egg Roll (Groups A, B, C, D, and E) were:
Each year, the White House puts out a call for Easter Egg Roll volunteers to assist with directions, ticketing, and crowd control. Volunteers must attend an orientation.
Volunteer recruitment for the 2018 Easter Egg Roll ended on February 23rd. Selected volunteers were notified via email in March.
Take a hop back in time and view the Easter Egg Roll pages from whitehouse.gov from the Clinton, Bush and Obama years (1993-2016) by clicking on the screenshots below: