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What you need to know for your child to be part of the 2019 White House Easter Egg Roll

The annual Easter Egg Roll will be held April 22

U.S. President Donald Trump (C) and his family, including (L-R) Donald Trump Jr., Tiffany Trump, first lady Melania Trump, Barron Trump, Lara Yunaska and Eric Trump kickoff a egg roll race during the 139th Easter Egg Roll with Trump's daughter Tiffany Trump on the South Lawn of the White House April 17, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) (Getty Images)

WASHINGTON – Here's what you need to know to give your kids a chance at participating in the annual Easter Egg Roll at the White House!

Who: Families with kids ages 13 and younger are invited to join President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump for a day of festivities on the South Lawn

What: Kids use wooden spoons to roll dyed hard-boiled eggs. The tradition that dates to 1878 and the presidency of Rutherford B. Hayes.

Where: The White House

 

When: April 22, 2019. The day after Easter

How do I get a ticket: Beginning Feb. 28, at 10 a.m. you can request a ticket through an online lottery. The lottery closes on March 4 at 10 a.m.

Cost: $0, it's free!

How do if I know I'm selected: Winners will be contacted by email by March 14

Families with children ages 13 and younger are invited to join President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump for a day of festivities on the South Lawn, where last year children used wooden spoons to roll dyed hard-boiled eggs.

The White House Easter Egg Roll is an annual tradition that dates to 1878 and the presidency of Rutherford B. Hayes.

This year, Easter falls on April 21.

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Online: http://www.whitehouse.gov/eastereggroll