Press Release - First Lady Melania Trump Announces the 2020 White House Easter Egg Roll
The President and First Lady are honored to continue the tradition of the White House Easter Egg Roll that dates back to 1878 with President Rutherford B. Hayes. The Easter Egg Roll will take place Monday, April 13, 2020, on the South Lawn of the White House. Families with children 13 years old and younger are invited to join the President, First Lady, White House staff, and their families for a day of festivities.
ONLINE TICKET LOTTERY
White House Easter Egg Roll tickets are free to the public and can be requested through an online lottery opening Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. EST, and closing on Monday, February 24, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. EST. Entering the lottery is free of charge, and winners will be notified via email no later than Wednesday, March 4, 2020. Tickets are not for sale or resale. Those interested in attending should ENTER LOTTERY HERE.
As in past years, the White House will select volunteers to help at the Egg Roll. The application can be found HERE and will open on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. EST. The deadline for applying is Tuesday, February 11, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. EST. Applicants will be notified via email no later than Friday, February 21, 2020.
This year's official White House Easter Egg Roll commemorative eggs will be available to the general public. More information will be available soon by visiting the lottery's website.
Visit www.whitehouse.gov/eastereggroll/ for more information about the White House Easter Egg Roll.
Melania Trump, Press Release - First Lady Melania Trump Announces the 2020 White House Easter Egg Roll Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/340141