The Trumps hosted their 2nd White House Easter Egg Roll - and the photos are fantastic

trump easter egg rollU.S. President Donald Trump appears on the South Portico of the White House with the Easter Bunny standing behind him as the annual White House Easter Egg Roll is held on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, U.S., April 2, 2018.Carlos Barria/Reuters

The White House hosted its 140th annual Easter Egg Roll on Monday, welcoming roughly 30,000 people to participate in various activities including lawn bowling, egg decorating, and storybook reading.

First Lady Melania Trump spearheaded the event, as is tradition for the first lady to do.

"It's an honor to have everybody on behalf of the Trump family," Trump said, speaking to the guests from a White House balcony. "This is a special year. Our country is doing great. You look at the economy. You look at what's happening."

The first Easter Egg Roll was hosted by President Rutherford B. Hayes in 1878. The event is a joint effort between the White House, the White House Historical Association, and the National Park Service.

And it always yields amusing photos. Here are some of the best images from the day:

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The White House kicked off events Monday morning on the South Lawn.

The White House kicked off events Monday morning on the South Lawn.

Families from around the country typically take part in the day's festivities. This year, some Trump supporters showed up.

Families from around the country typically take part in the day's festivities. This year, some Trump supporters showed up.

Trump addressed the crowd around 10:30 a.m. ET.

Trump addressed the crowd around 10:30 a.m. ET.

Melania Trump stood nearby. The Easter Egg Roll is one of the first lady's most prominent public events every year.

Melania Trump stood nearby. The Easter Egg Roll is one of the first lady's most prominent public events every year.

Then the children were off to the races. The goal of the Easter egg roll is to become the first to roll your egg past the finish line.

Then the children were off to the races. The goal of the Easter egg roll is to become the first to roll your egg past the finish line.

Trump family members were there, too. Donald Trump, Jr. and his estranged wife, Vanessa, crossed paths. She filed for divorce last month.

Trump family members were there, too. Donald Trump, Jr. and his estranged wife, Vanessa, crossed paths. She filed for divorce last month.
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