White House Easter Egg Roll 2013 lottery opens Thursday

The ticket lottery for this year's White House Easter Egg Roll opens{}Thursday for the April 1 event.

The lottery will open for entries on Thursday at 10:00 a.m. EST and close on Feb. 25. Tickets are free of charge and are non-transferable. Full ticketing details can be found at

The event will feature live music, sports courts, cooking stations, storytelling and, of course, Easter egg rolling. In support of the First Lady’s Let’s Move! initiative to ensure that all our children grow up healthy and reach their full potential, the activities will encourage children to lead healthy, active lives.

The White House will open its South Lawn for children ages 13 years and younger and their families.