138 years of Easter egg hunting will continue Monday on the South Lawn of the White House. This is video of the annual event last year. This year’s theme is “Let’s Celebrate!” More than 35-thousand people will be joining the first family. This year will also include the first-ever White House fun run. The White House Easter egg roll has been an American tradition since 1878… Started by President Hayes and his wife Lucy. It’s one of the oldest annual events in White House history.