White House Announces 2017 Spring Garden Tours


SOURCE: White House


WHAT: White House Announces 2017 Spring Garden Tours

WHEN: Saturday, April 22 from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM, and Sunday, April 23 from 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM

WHERE: South Lawn of the White House, The Jacqueline Kennedy Garden, Rose Garden and the White House Kitchen Garden

TICKET: The National Park Service will distribute free, timed tickets at the Ellipse Visitor Pavilion located at 15th and E Streets Northwest on each tour day beginning at 8:30 AM. Tickets will be distributed — one ticket per person — on a first-come, first-served basis.


The White House
For Immediate ReleaseApril 07, 2017
White House Announces 2017 Spring Garden Tours

WASHINGTON – This spring, the White House will be opening its gardens and grounds to visitors. The grounds will be open on Saturday, April 22 from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM, and Sunday, April 23 from 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM. During this event, visitors can discover the beauty of the South Lawn of the White House. The Jacqueline Kennedy Garden, Rose Garden and the White House Kitchen Garden will also be accessible to guests.

This event is free and open to the public; however, a ticket is required for all attendees (including small children). The National Park Service will distribute free, timed tickets at the Ellipse Visitor Pavilion located at 15th and E Streets Northwest on each tour day beginning at 8:30 AM. Tickets will be distributed — one ticket per person — on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please note the following items are not allowed on the White House grounds:White House Announces 2017 Spring Garden Tours

Aerosols of any kind
Animals (except guide dogs)
Backpacks (oversized)
Tablets and iPads
Balloons
Food or beverages of any kind
Duffle bags/suitcases
Any pointed object
Fireworks/firecrackers
Insulated metal containers/water bottles/thermos
Guns/stun guns/ammunition
Knives of any kind
Mace
Tobacco
Toy weapons of any kind
The U.S. Secret Service reserves the right to prohibit any other personal items. However, strollers, wheelchairs, umbrellas (no metal tips), and cameras are permitted. All items needed for medical purposes will be permitted on the tour (such as wheelchairs, electric scooters, glucose tablets, and EpiPens). Please identify and explain all items needed for medical purposes to U.S. Secret Service agents upon arrival.

In the event of inclement weather, the event may be cancelled. Please call the 24-hour information line at (202) 456-7041 to check on the status of the event.


https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2017/04/07/white-house-announces-2017-spring-garden-tours

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