The 2018 Easter Egg Roll was a hoppin' good time at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave!
Toby Knapp (97.1 WASH-FM), Elizabethany (HOT 99.5), Lisa Berigan (BIG 100) and Michael J (98.7 WMZQ) represented the iHeartRadio D.C. market on-site at the White House to help emcee the Bunny Hop Stage at #EggRoll2018, a presidential tradition dating back to 1878 and also made sure to take advantage of the several photo opportunities available on the South Lawn!
Earlier in the day, President Trump, First Lady Melania and other members of the First Family joined selected attendees for a round of egg rolling in front of the White House. They also created cards for U.S. soldiers and decorated cookies after addressing the crowd from the Truman Balcony (with very special guest, the Easter Bunny).
The options were endless when it came to activities on the lawn! In addition to creating cards and of course participating in the egg roll, children were invited to hunt for the commemorative White House Easter Egg Rolls eggs, listen to a story in the reading nook (where Kellyanne Conway, Counselor to the President, was a guest reader), meet characters, participate in dance parties and more!
We were proud to introduce four talented acts on the Bunny Hop Stage, all of which were representing branches of our military. The United States Marine Band (the President's own) Free Country, the United States Army Band Pershing's Own, the United States Air Force Band Max Impact and the United States Navy Band Cruisers all brought high-energy performances of your favorite pop, rock and country songs to approx. 30,000 people over the course of the entire day.
Did you know the United States Air Force Has a Band that's THIS GOOD?
2018 marked the 140th Easter Egg Roll at the White House. Check out more moments from this year's installment of the annual tradition:
Here I am trying to make it look like it's "perfect, beautiful weather" for the #EggRoll2018. [-President's quote] Honestly, I'm forever grateful to be a part of our city's historical events like this one... So thanks for inviting us #iHeartRadio peeps to host again today 💙💜🐰🐣 [more pics on the story]