More than 2,600 children from 11 area schools arrived at the White House for Trick or Treat on Saturday, October 31, 2009.
This is President Barack Obama's first Halloween celebration at the White House. Together with the First Lady, he handed out to the children packets containing Presidential M&Ms, orange White House Halloween cookies, and dried fruits prepared by his chef.
What's exciting about this occasion is that White House staff and personnel were dressed in Star Wars costumes. White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs was in a Darth Vader attire.