* Easter is the second most important candy-eating occasion of the year for Americans.
* Each Easter season, Americans buy more than 600 million MarshmallowPeeps, shaped like chicks, bunnies, and eggs, and eat 60 million chocolate Easter bunnies.
*More than 118 million cards will be exchanged this year, making it thefourth largest card-sending event in the United States.
*Every year, the White House hosts an Easter Egg Roll.
* The spring event,started in 1878, is one of the oldest White House traditions