WASHINGTON (CNN)– President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are celebrating their first Halloween at the White House by inviting Washington area students and military families to trick or treat.
According to the White House, up to 2,000 kids between the ages of 6 and 14 years old are expected on the grounds of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Saturday evening.
Three 1,000 lb pumpkins shipped in from Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Wisconsin will be on display, while children are entertained by Star Wars characters, snow globe fairies, bubble makers, and wandering trees.
The National Parks Foundation is providing the sweets for the children, which will include a box of White House M&Ms, dried fruit, and a White House sweet dough butter cookie baked by White House Pastry Chef Bill Yosses.
The White House has not announced whether the Obama's plan to wear costumes for the occasion.