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On Monday, April 6th, 2015, the First Family hosted the 137th annual White House Easter Egg Roll. This year’s theme was “#GimmeFive,” and more than 35,000 people gathered on the South Lawn to join in the celebrations. Keeping history alive, the event featured sports and fitness zones, cooking demonstrations, and Easter classics such as the egg roll and egg hunt, live music and storytelling. In addition to all of the fun, the day’s activities encouraged children to lead healthy, active lives in support of the First Lady’s Let’s Move! initiative.

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The 2015 Highlights

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White House Timelapse: The 2015 White House Easter Egg Roll in 70 Seconds

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The President and First Lady Kick Off the White House Easter Egg Roll

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President Obama Participates in the 2015 White House Easter Egg Roll

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2015 White House Easter Egg Roll: President Obama Reads to Kids

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2015 White House Easter Egg Roll: The First Lady Reads to Kids

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2015 White House Easter Egg Roll: Omar Miller Reads “The Giving Tree”

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2015 White House Easter Egg Roll: Genevieve Goings Reads “Green Eggs and Ham”

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2015 White House Easter Egg Roll: Miles Brown and Marsai Martin Read “The Giving Tree”

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2015 White House Easter Egg Roll: Sesame Street Reads “Just One You!”

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2015 White House Easter Egg Roll: Calais Cambell Reads “Curious George”

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2015 White House Easter Egg Roll: Gail Simmons Reads “Chicka Chicka Boom Boom”

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2015 White House Easter Egg Roll: Misty Copeland Reads “Firebird”

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2015 White House Easter Egg Roll: Chris Cosentino Reads “Green Eggs and Ham”

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White House Keepsake Eggs

This year’s White House Easter Egg Roll featured five souvenir eggs. Four of the eggs are painted in festive colors – sea breeze blue, sunburst orange, petunia purple, and spring green. These eggs feature the stamped signatures of the President and First Lady on the back. The fifth egg, the “Bo and Sunny” egg, is a natural American Birchwood egg that is included only in the 2015 5-pack Collector’s Egg Set. This egg has the stamped “signatures” and “paw prints” of Bo and Sunny on the back.

The eggs first became part of the tradition in 1981, when President and Mrs. Ronald Reagan hosted a hunt for wooden eggs that bore the signatures of actors, actresses, famous politicians, and athletes.

Learn more about the official White House keepsake eggs.

The 2015 White House Keepsake Easter Eggs

The 2015 souvenir eggs.

Design Contest

One of two 2014 design winners depicting a scene on the South Lawn of the White House

  One of last year's two winners.

The White House invites all elementary and middle school students to submit original artwork related to this year’s theme for the 2015 Easter Egg Roll Design Contest. The First Lady selected two winning designs, which were used as part of the White House 2015 Easter Egg Roll program and souvenir poster. In honor of the 5th anniversary of the First Lady’s Let’s Move! initiative, this year’s Easter Egg Roll theme is “#GimmeFive,” challenging families across the nation to show the First Lady five ways they’re leading healthier lives.

A Look Back at the White House Easter Egg Roll

Highlights from 2014

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Highlights from 2013

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Highlights from 2009

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An American Tradition Since 1878

The White House Historical Association presents a look back at the White House Easter Egg Roll from 1898 to 2002.

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Storytime on the South Lawn

2014 White House Easter Egg Roll: President Obama Reads to Kids

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2014 White House Easter Egg Roll: The First Lady Reads to Kids

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2014 White House Easter Egg Roll: Debby Ryan Reads "Curious George"

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2014 White House Easter Egg Roll: Nina Davuluri Reads "The Giving Tree"

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2013 White House Easter Egg Roll: The Wanted Reads "Caps for Sale"

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2013 White House Easter Egg Roll: President Obama Reads to Kids

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2013 White House Easter Egg Roll: Danica Patrick Reads "Go, Dog. Go!"

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2013 White House Easter Egg Roll: Julianne Moore Reads "Freckleface Strawberry"

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2013 White House Easter Egg Roll: The First Family Reads "A Sick Day for Amos McGee"

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2012 White House Easter Egg Roll: The First Lady Reads to Kids

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