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Lottery for Easter Egg Roll Opens Today

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President Obama and Kid President invite you to register for the lottery to get tickets to the 2013 White House Easter Egg Roll.

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President Obama: Kid President, it looks like you got my message

Kid President: Yes, Mr. President, I got your message. This is historic. The White House Easter Egg Roll. Kids dancing. Eggs rolling. I’m in! And you should too!

Ticket Lottery opens February 21, at 10 a.m. and closes on Monday, Feb. 25th at 10 a.m. Information available at rec.gov.

The big event is April 1.

Obama: Thanks for your help.

Kid President: Yes sir, anything to help. It’s the Easter Egg Roll at the White House. Be there!

Image description: President Barack Obama reacts as children push eggs across the South Lawn of the White House during the annual Easter Egg Roll on Monday.
The White House Easter Egg Roll is an annual event, hosted by the President every Easter Monday. Families win tickets based on a lottery and get to enjoy games and fun on the White House grounds. Wooden eggs with the President and First Lady’s signatures are given out to all attendees.
View more photos from yesterday’s event.
Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

Image description: President Barack Obama reacts as children push eggs across the South Lawn of the White House during the annual Easter Egg Roll on Monday.

The White House Easter Egg Roll is an annual event, hosted by the President every Easter Monday. Families win tickets based on a lottery and get to enjoy games and fun on the White House grounds. Wooden eggs with the President and First Lady’s signatures are given out to all attendees.

View more photos from yesterday’s event.

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

Announcing the 2012 White House Easter Egg Roll Ticket Lottery

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Bo, The First Dog, announces the 2012 White House Easter Egg Roll Ticket Lottery. Get all the details at and find out how to enter.