Thursday, February 21, 2013

Ticket Lottery For 2013 White House Easter Egg Roll Is Now Open

Tickets are free; deadline to apply is Feb. 25...
UPDATE:  WH unveils this year's theme & logo...
 President and First Lady Obama will welcome more than 35,000 guests to the 2013 White House Easter Egg Roll on April 1st, and the online lottery for free tickets opened this morning at 10:00 AM ET.  CLICK HERE TO APPLY. The lottery closes on Feb. 25 at 10:00 AM EST.  Children 13 and under and their families are invited to the Let's Move!-themed event, the 135th anniversary Roll.

Commemorative wooden eggs are also AVAILABLE FOR SALE HERE, but the 2013 design has not yet been unveiled.  The eggs are $7.99 each, or $29.99 for a set of five with one "special edition egg." Keepsake eggs from previous Rolls, like the ones above, are also available for collectors.

*Photo by Chuck Kennedy/White House