Photos: Halloween at the White House

WASHINGTON — Princesses, ghouls, creatures and more lined up at the White House to trick or treat Monday.

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump handed out goodies to the costumed visitors. See what else the White House is doing to celebrate Halloween.

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 30:  U.S. President Donald Trump (L) and first lady Melania Trump host Halloween at the White House on the South Lawn October 30, 2017 in Washington, DC. The first couple gave cookies away to costumed trick-or-treaters one day before the Halloween holiday.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
President Donald Trump (L) and first lady Melania Trump host Halloween at the White House on the South Lawn Oct. 30, 2017 in Washington, D.C. The first couple gave cookies away to costumed trick-or-treaters one day before the Halloween holiday. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla)
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump hand out treats as they welcome children from the Washington area and children of military families to trick-or-treat celebrating Halloween at the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump hand out treats as they welcome children from the Washington area and children of military families to trick-or-treat celebrating Halloween at the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) (AP/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 30:  U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos (L), who was dressed as Ms. Frizzle from 'The Magic Schoolbus' series, and Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway attend Halloween at the White House on the South Lawn October 30, 2017 in Washington, DC. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump gave cookies away to costumed trick-or-treaters one day before the Halloween holiday.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos (L), who was dressed as Ms. Frizzle from “The Magic School Bus” series, and counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway attend Halloween at the White House on the South Lawn Oct. 30, 2017 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla)
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump hand out treats as they welcome children from the Washington area and children of military families to trick-or-treat celebrating Halloween at the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump hand out treats as they welcome children from the Washington area and children of military families to trick-or-treat celebrating Halloween at the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) (AP/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump hand out treats as they welcome children from the Washington area and children of military families to trick-or-treat celebrating Halloween at the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump hand out treats as they welcome children from the Washington area and children of military families to trick-or-treat celebrating Halloween at the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) (AP/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 30:  Guests attend Halloween at the White House on the South Lawn October 30, 2017 in Washington, DC. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump gave cookies away to costumed trick-or-treaters one day before the Halloween holiday.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Guests attend Halloween at the White House on the South Lawn Oct. 30, 2017 in Washington, D.C. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump gave cookies away to costumed trick-or-treaters one day before the Halloween holiday. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 30:  U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin (R) attends Halloween at the White House on the South Lawn October 30, 2017 in Washington, DC. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump gave cookies away to costumed trick-or-treaters one day before the Halloween holiday.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin (R) attends Halloween at the White House on the South Lawn Oct. 30, 2017 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 30:  U.S. President Donald Trump (L) and first lady Melania Trump host Halloween at the White House on the South Lawn October 30, 2017 in Washington, DC. The first couple gave cookies away to costumed trick-or-treaters one day before the Halloween holiday.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
President Donald Trump (L) and first lady Melania Trump host Halloween at the White House on the South Lawn Oct. 30, 2017 in Washington, D.C. The first couple gave cookies away to costumed trick-or-treaters one day before the Halloween holiday. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 30:  U.S. President Donald Trump (L) and first lady Melania Trump host Halloween at the White House on the South Lawn October 30, 2017 in Washington, DC. The first couple gave cookies away to costumed trick-or-treaters one day before the Halloween holiday.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
President Donald Trump (L) and first lady Melania Trump host Halloween at the White House on the South Lawn Oct. 30, 2017 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 30:  U.S. first lady Melania Trump gives a cookie to little trick-or-treater while hosting Halloween at the White House on the South Lawn October 30, 2017 in Washington, DC. The first couple gave cookies away to costumed trick-or-treaters one day before the Halloween holiday.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
First lady Melania Trump gives a cookie to a little trick-or-treater while hosting Halloween at the White House on the South Lawn Oct. 30, 2017 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 30:  U.S. President Donald Trump (L) and first lady Melania Trump pose for photographs while hosting Halloween at the White House on the South Lawn October 30, 2017 in Washington, DC. The first couple gave cookies away to costumed trick-or-treaters one day before the Halloween holiday.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
President Donald Trump (L) and first lady Melania Trump pose for photographs while hosting Halloween at the White House on the South Lawn Oct. 30, 2017 in Washington, D.C. The first couple gave cookies away to costumed trick-or-treaters one day before the Halloween holiday. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla)
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump hand out treats as they welcome children from the Washington area and children of military families to trick-or-treat celebrating Halloween at the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump hand out treats as they welcome children from the Washington area and children of military families to trick-or-treat celebrating Halloween at the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) (AP/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 30:  U.S. President Donald Trump (L) and first lady Melania Trump host Halloween at the White House on the South Lawn October 30, 2017 in Washington, DC. The first couple gave cookies away to costumed trick-or-treaters one day before the Halloween holiday.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
President Donald Trump (L) and first lady Melania Trump host Halloween at the White House on the South Lawn Oct. 30, 2017 in Washington, D.C. The first couple gave cookies away to costumed trick-or-treaters one day before the Halloween holiday. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 30:  U.S. President Donald Trump (L) and first lady Melania Trump host Halloween at the White House on the South Lawn October 30, 2017 in Washington, DC. The first couple gave cookies away to costumed trick-or-treaters one day before the Halloween holiday.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
President Donald Trump (L) and first lady Melania Trump host Halloween at the White House on the South Lawn Oct. 30, 2017 in Washington, D.C. The first couple gave cookies away to costumed trick-or-treaters one day before the Halloween holiday. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla)
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump hand out treats as they welcome children from the Washington area and children of military families to trick-or-treat celebrating Halloween at the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump hand out treats as they welcome children from the Washington area and children of military families to trick-or-treat celebrating Halloween at the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) (AP/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 30:  U.S. President Donald Trump (L) and first lady Melania Trump greet Attorney General Jeff Sessions (R) and the children he was accompanying while hosting Halloween at the White House on the South Lawn October 30, 2017 in Washington, DC. The first couple gave cookies away to costumed trick-or-treaters one day before the Halloween holiday.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
President Donald Trump (L) and first lady Melania Trump greet Attorney General Jeff Sessions (R) and the children he was accompanying while hosting Halloween at the White House on the South Lawn Oct. 30, 2017 in Washington, D.C. The first couple gave cookies away to costumed trick-or-treaters one day before the Halloween holiday. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla)
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump meet Attorney General Jeff Sessions' grandchildren as Trump welcomes children from the Washington area and children of military families to trick-or-treat celebrating Halloween at the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump meet Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ grandchildren as Trump welcomes children from the Washington area and children of military families to trick-or-treat celebrating Halloween at the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) (AP/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump hand out treats as they welcome children from the Washington area and children of military families to trick-or-treat for Halloween at the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump hand out treats as they welcome children from the Washington area and children of military families to trick-or-treat for Halloween at the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) (AP/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump hand out treats as they welcome children from the Washington area and children of military families to trick-or-treat celebrating Halloween at the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump hand out treats as they welcome children from the Washington area and children of military families to trick-or-treat celebrating Halloween at the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) (AP/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump hand out treats as they welcome children from the Washington area and children of military families to trick-or-treat celebrating Halloween at the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump hand out treats as they welcome children from the Washington area and children of military families to trick-or-treat celebrating Halloween at the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) (AP/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 30:  U.S. President Donald Trump (L) and first lady Melania Trump host Halloween at the White House on the South Lawn October 30, 2017 in Washington, DC. The first couple gave cookies away to costumed trick-or-treaters one day before the Halloween holiday.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
President Donald Trump (L) and first lady Melania Trump host Halloween at the White House on the South Lawn Oct. 30, 2017 in Washington, D.C. The first couple gave cookies away to costumed trick-or-treaters one day before the Halloween holiday. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 27: U.S. President Donald Trump meets with children of journalists and White House staffers in the Oval Office at the White House, October 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. The children were dressed in costume for Halloween.  (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
President Donald Trump meets with children of journalists and White House staffers in the Oval Office at the White House, Oct. 27, 2017 in Washington, D.C. The children were dressed in costume for Halloween. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Drew Angerer)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 27: U.S. President Donald Trump hands out Halloween candy to children of journalists and White House staffers in the Oval Office at the White House, October 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. The children were dressed in costume for Halloween.  (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
President Donald Trump hands out Halloween candy to children of journalists and White House staffers in the Oval Office at the White House, Oct. 27, 2017 in Washington, D.C. The children were dressed in costume for Halloween. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Drew Angerer)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 27: U.S. President Donald Trump meets with children of journalists and White House staffers in the Oval Office at the White House, October 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. The children were dressed in costume for Halloween.  (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
President Donald Trump meets with children of journalists and White House staffers in the Oval Office at the White House, Oct. 27, 2017 in Washington, D.C. The children were dressed in costume for Halloween. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Drew Angerer)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 27: Natalynn Parkinson, dressed as Star Wars character Princess Leia, stands at the lectern following the daily press briefing at the White House, October 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
Natalynn Parkinson, dressed as Star Wars character Princess Leia, stands at the lectern following the daily press briefing at the White House, Oct. 27, 2017 in Washington, D.C. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images) (Drew Angerer)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 27: Children of journalists dressed in Halloween costumes attend the daily press briefing at the White House, October 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
Children of journalists dressed in Halloween costumes attend the daily press briefing at the White House, Oct. 27, 2017 in Washington, D.C. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Drew Angerer)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 28: The South Portico of the White House is covered in decorations for Halloween, October 28, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)
The South Portico of the White House is covered in decorations for Halloween, Oct. 28, 2017 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images) (Pool)
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WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 30:  U.S. President Donald Trump (L) and first lady Melania Trump host Halloween at the White House on the South Lawn October 30, 2017 in Washington, DC. The first couple gave cookies away to costumed trick-or-treaters one day before the Halloween holiday.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump hand out treats as they welcome children from the Washington area and children of military families to trick-or-treat celebrating Halloween at the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 30:  U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos (L), who was dressed as Ms. Frizzle from 'The Magic Schoolbus' series, and Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway attend Halloween at the White House on the South Lawn October 30, 2017 in Washington, DC. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump gave cookies away to costumed trick-or-treaters one day before the Halloween holiday.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump hand out treats as they welcome children from the Washington area and children of military families to trick-or-treat celebrating Halloween at the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump hand out treats as they welcome children from the Washington area and children of military families to trick-or-treat celebrating Halloween at the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 30:  Guests attend Halloween at the White House on the South Lawn October 30, 2017 in Washington, DC. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump gave cookies away to costumed trick-or-treaters one day before the Halloween holiday.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 30:  U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin (R) attends Halloween at the White House on the South Lawn October 30, 2017 in Washington, DC. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump gave cookies away to costumed trick-or-treaters one day before the Halloween holiday.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 30:  U.S. President Donald Trump (L) and first lady Melania Trump host Halloween at the White House on the South Lawn October 30, 2017 in Washington, DC. The first couple gave cookies away to costumed trick-or-treaters one day before the Halloween holiday.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 30:  U.S. President Donald Trump (L) and first lady Melania Trump host Halloween at the White House on the South Lawn October 30, 2017 in Washington, DC. The first couple gave cookies away to costumed trick-or-treaters one day before the Halloween holiday.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 30:  U.S. first lady Melania Trump gives a cookie to little trick-or-treater while hosting Halloween at the White House on the South Lawn October 30, 2017 in Washington, DC. The first couple gave cookies away to costumed trick-or-treaters one day before the Halloween holiday.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 30:  U.S. President Donald Trump (L) and first lady Melania Trump pose for photographs while hosting Halloween at the White House on the South Lawn October 30, 2017 in Washington, DC. The first couple gave cookies away to costumed trick-or-treaters one day before the Halloween holiday.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump hand out treats as they welcome children from the Washington area and children of military families to trick-or-treat celebrating Halloween at the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 30:  U.S. President Donald Trump (L) and first lady Melania Trump host Halloween at the White House on the South Lawn October 30, 2017 in Washington, DC. The first couple gave cookies away to costumed trick-or-treaters one day before the Halloween holiday.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 30:  U.S. President Donald Trump (L) and first lady Melania Trump host Halloween at the White House on the South Lawn October 30, 2017 in Washington, DC. The first couple gave cookies away to costumed trick-or-treaters one day before the Halloween holiday.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump hand out treats as they welcome children from the Washington area and children of military families to trick-or-treat celebrating Halloween at the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 30:  U.S. President Donald Trump (L) and first lady Melania Trump greet Attorney General Jeff Sessions (R) and the children he was accompanying while hosting Halloween at the White House on the South Lawn October 30, 2017 in Washington, DC. The first couple gave cookies away to costumed trick-or-treaters one day before the Halloween holiday.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump meet Attorney General Jeff Sessions' grandchildren as Trump welcomes children from the Washington area and children of military families to trick-or-treat celebrating Halloween at the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump hand out treats as they welcome children from the Washington area and children of military families to trick-or-treat for Halloween at the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump hand out treats as they welcome children from the Washington area and children of military families to trick-or-treat celebrating Halloween at the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump hand out treats as they welcome children from the Washington area and children of military families to trick-or-treat celebrating Halloween at the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 30:  U.S. President Donald Trump (L) and first lady Melania Trump host Halloween at the White House on the South Lawn October 30, 2017 in Washington, DC. The first couple gave cookies away to costumed trick-or-treaters one day before the Halloween holiday.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 27: U.S. President Donald Trump meets with children of journalists and White House staffers in the Oval Office at the White House, October 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. The children were dressed in costume for Halloween.  (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 27: U.S. President Donald Trump hands out Halloween candy to children of journalists and White House staffers in the Oval Office at the White House, October 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. The children were dressed in costume for Halloween.  (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 27: U.S. President Donald Trump meets with children of journalists and White House staffers in the Oval Office at the White House, October 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. The children were dressed in costume for Halloween.  (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 27: Natalynn Parkinson, dressed as Star Wars character Princess Leia, stands at the lectern following the daily press briefing at the White House, October 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 27: Children of journalists dressed in Halloween costumes attend the daily press briefing at the White House, October 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 28: The South Portico of the White House is covered in decorations for Halloween, October 28, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)


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