Photo Gallery: The 2012 White House Easter Egg Roll

  • "The President's Own"

    The President's Own" United States Marine Band entertains guests from the South Portico Balcony during the 2012 White House Easter Egg Roll.

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  • Kids Participate In The 2012 White House Easter Egg Roll Festivities

    Kids participate in the 2012 White House Easter Egg Roll festivities on the South Lawn, April 9, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

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  • The First Family Listens As Rachel Crow Sings

    The First Family listens as Rachel Crow sings the national anthem from the South Portico Balcony during the 2012 White House Easter Egg Roll.

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  • Children Look Toward The White House

    Children look toward the White House to see President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama speak from the South Portico Balcony.

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  • First Lady Michelle Obama Delivers Remarks

    President Barack Obama, along with daughters Sasha and Malia, listen as First Lady Michelle Obama delivers remarks from the South Portico Balcony.

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  • President Barack Obama Reacts To The Crowd

    President Barack Obama reacts to the crowd before the start of a race during the 2012 White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn.

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  • President Barack Obama Reacts As Children Push Eggs

    President Barack Obama reacts as children push eggs across the South Lawn during the 2012 White House Easter Egg Roll.

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  • President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama Greet Guests

    President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, along with daughters Malia and Sasha, greet guests during the 2012 White House Easter Egg Roll.

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  • President Barack Obama Reads "Where the Wild Things Are"

    President Barack Obama, joined by First Lady Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia, reads "Where the Wild Things Are."

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  • President Barack Obama Participates In A Basketball Drill

    President Barack Obama participates in a basketball drill on the White House Basketball Court during the 2012 White House Easter Egg Roll.

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  • President Barack Obama Watches As His Doubles Partner Returns A Shot

    President Barack Obama watches as his doubles partner returns a shot during a tennis drill on the White House Tennis Court.

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  • President Barack Obama High Fives His Doubles Partner

    President Barack Obama high fives his doubles partner following a tennis drill on the White House Tennis Court.

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  • First Lady Michelle Obama Participates In A Healthy Cooking Demonstration

    First Lady Michelle Obama and two young girls participate in a healthy cooking demonstration with Al Roker, left, and guest chef Marcus Samuelsson.

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  • First Lady Michelle Obama Visits The Obstacle Course

    First Lady Michelle Obama and "Biggest Loser" star Bob Harper, right, watch as a girl makes her way through an obstacle course.

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  • First Lady Michelle Obama Greets Young Guests

    First Lady Michelle Obama greets young guests during the 2012 White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn.

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After nearly 12 hours of fun and excitement, another successful Easter Egg Roll has come to a close. The day featured live music, a dance party, opportunities to participate in tennis, basketball and yoga, cooking demonstrations, and story time.

If you weren’t able to join us on the South Lawn this year, check out the gallery of images from the day and videos from many of the performances, readings, and demonstrations will be available on our YouTube channel.

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