Public Events Calendar

1999 White House Public Events Calendar

(Schedule is subject to change)

NOTE: The White House is ALWAYS CLOSED to tours on Sunday and Monday.

For the most up-to-date information, call the 24-hour Visitors Office Info Line at 202-456-7041.

Friday, January 1
NO tours

New Year's Day Observed

Tuesday, March 16 (third Tuesday in March)
7:30 - 9:00 a.m., Tuesday - Saturday

National Park Service Tickets and Bus Zone begin for peak season

Monday, April 5 (Monday after Easter)
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Ages 3 - 6 on South Lawn. Free, timed tickets required for Lawn. Other ages on the Ellipse; no tickets required for Ellipse
Easter Egg Roll Festivities

Saturday, April 17
9 a.m. - 12 noon & 2 - 5 p.m.
Sunday, April 18: 1 - 5 p.m.
First-come, first-served;
NO tickets, no reservations

Spring Garden & House Tour

Sunday, July 4
NO tours

Independence Day

Saturday, September 4

National Park Service Ticket System and Bus Zone close

Saturday, October 9
(Columbus Day Weekend)

9 a.m. - 12 noon & 2 - 5 p.m.
Sunday, October 10: 1 - 5 p.m.,
First-come, first-served;
NO tickets, no reservations

Fall Garden & House Tour

Thursday, November 11
Tours TBD.

Veterans Day

Thursday, November 25
NO tours


TBD, December 1999
NO Tours

Decorating for Christmas

TBD, December 1999

Holiday tours begin

TBD, December 1999
5 p.m. on the Ellipse

Pageant of Peace Tree Lighting
(info only; not a White House event)

TBD, December 1999
reservations required

Senior Citizen Group Tour

TBD, December 1999
reservations required

Mobility-Disabled Group Tour

Friday and Saturday, December 24 and 25
NO tours

Christmas Eve and Christmas

TBD, December 1999
Open 5 - 7 p.m.; first-come, first-served;
NO tickets, no reservations.

Christmas Candlelight Tours

NO Tours

Removal of Decorations

Saturday, January 1, 2000
NO tours

New Year's Day

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