White House Visitor Center Rehabilitation and Closure Information
The White House Visitor Center is closed for rehabilitation. A temporary visitor center is located near the Ellipse Visitor Pavilion, just west of the intersection of 15th and E streets, NW.
2013 White House Easter Egg Roll
White House Easter Egg Roll
ONLINE TICKET LOTTERY OPEN THROUGH FEBRUARY 25
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 February 21st at 10 am EST and close on February 25th at 10 am EST. Tickets are free of charge and are non-transferable. Lottery results will be available March 1st.
White House Easter Eggs
Commemorative Easter eggs are available through the National Park Foundation. Eggs are $7.99 each or $29.99 for a set of five.
If you are interested in volunteering to support the White House Easter Egg Roll, please see the President's Park volunteer page.
History of the White House Easter Egg Roll
To find out more about the history of the White House Easter Egg Roll, visit our page on the history of the Easter Egg Roll.
Did You Know?
The Ellipse was home to one of the country's earliest baseball parks. President Abraham Lincoln, missed one of his weekly Cabinet meetings to attend a game on September 18 1861 where the Brooklyn Excelsiors beat the Washington Nationals. The score was 33-28.