The best photos of the royal family attending Trooping the Colour for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebrations

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Kate Middleton, Prince Charles, and Prince George attending Trooping the Colour.
Kate Middleton, Prince Charles, and Prince George attend Trooping the Colour.Karwai Tang/WireImage, Andrew Matthews/PA Images
  • The royal family attended Trooping the Colour, an annual parade for the Queen's official birthday.

  • Charles, William, and Anne rode horses in the parade while Kate and Camilla arrived by carriage.

  • Prince George, Prince Louis, and Princess Charlotte waved at spectators as they arrived.

The Queen made her first of three appearances during the first day of jubilee festivities on the balcony at Buckingham Palace with Prince Edward, Duke of Kent.

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Edward, Duke of Kent on the balcony of Buckingham Palace during Trooping the Colour.
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Edward, Duke of Kent on the balcony of Buckingham Palace during Trooping the Colour.Chris Jackson/Getty Images

All of the working royals, as well as some of their children, appeared on the balcony at Buckingham Palace to watch the RAF flypast consisting of 70 aircrafts.

The Royal Family on the balcony at Buckingham Palace following the Queen's Birthday Parade, the Trooping the Colour.
The Royal Family on the balcony at Buckingham Palace following the Queen's Birthday Parade, the Trooping the Colour.DANIEL LEAL/AFP via Getty Images

Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, arrived wearing Alexander McQueen and Philip Treacy in a carriage with Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, and Middleton's three children.

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge in the carriage procession at Trooping the Colour.
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge in the carriage procession at Trooping the Colour.Karwai Tang/WireImage

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Prince George, Prince Louis, and Princess Charlotte rode with their mother, all dressed in blue.

Prince George, Prince Louis and Princess Charlotte arriving at Trooping the Colour.
Prince George, Prince Louis, and Princess Charlotte arriving at Trooping the Colour.Karwai Tang/WireImage

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall also wore blue in the form of a Bruce Oldfield dress and a Philip Treacy hat.

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, rides in a carriage during the Trooping the Colour parade.
Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, rides in a carriage during the Trooping the Colour parade.Chris Jackson - WPA Pool/Getty Images

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Princess Charlotte of Cambridge looked out of the carriage while riding alongside her brothers.

Princess Charlotte of Cambridge rides in a carriage during the Trooping the Colour parade.
Princess Charlotte of Cambridge rides in a carriage during the Trooping the Colour parade.Chris Jackson - WPA Pool/Getty Images

Princess Eugenie stood with the royal children as they watched the parade from a window in Buckingham Palace.

Princess Beatrice with Prince George, Princess Charlotte, Mia Tindall, and Prince Louis in a window at Buckingham Palace.
Princess Beatrice with Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis in a window at Buckingham Palace.MATT DUNHAM/POOL/AFP via Getty Images

Prince Louis covered his ears as the noisy RAF aircrafts passed over Buckingham Palace.

Prince Louis covering his ears among family at Trooping the Colour.
Prince Louis covering his ears among family at Trooping the Colour.DANIEL LEAL/AFP via Getty Images

Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, Sophie, Countess of Wessex, Lady Louise Windsor, and James, Viscount Severn arrived as a family in a horse-drawn carriage.

Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, Sophie, Countess of Wessex, Lady Louise Windsor and James, Viscount Severn in a horse-drawn carriage at Trooping the Colour.
Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, Sophie, Countess of Wessex, Lady Louise Windsor and James, Viscount Severn in a horse-drawn carriage at Trooping the Colour.PAUL ELLIS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images

Prince William and Prince Charles arrived at the parade on horseback, dressed as royal officers.

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Prince Charles, Prince of Wales ride horseback during the Trooping the Colour parade.
Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, during the Trooping the Colour parade.Photo by PAUL ELLIS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images

Prince Charles wore a Welsh guard's uniform with a green-and-white plume, while William wore an Irish guard's uniform with a blue plume.

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Prince Charles, Prince of Wales ride horseback during the Trooping the Colour parade.
Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, ride horseback during the Trooping the Colour parade.Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images

The Prince of Wales looked serious as he approached Horse Guards Parade, near Buckingham Palace.

The Prince of Wales takes part in the Royal Procession leaves Buckingham Palace for the Trooping the Colour ceremony at Horse Guards Parade.
The Prince of Wales takes part in the royal procession and leaves Buckingham Palace for the Trooping the Colour ceremony at Horse Guards Parade.ndrew Matthews/PA Images via Getty Images

Prince William has held the honorary title of colonel to the Irish Guards since 2011. He arrived separately from Kate Middleton and his children, who rode in a carriage.

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge on horseback during the Trooping the Colour parade.
Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, on horseback during the Trooping the Colour parade.JONATHAN BRADY/POOL/AFP via Getty Images

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Princess Anne wore the Blues and Royals uniform, where she serves as Colonel of the Regiment.

Princess Anne, Princess Royal rides horseback during the Trooping the Colour parade.
Princess Anne, Princess Royal, rides horseback during the Trooping the Colour parade.JONATHAN BRADY/POOL/AFP via Getty Images

The Earl and Countess of Wessex waved at spectators as they arrived by carriage with their children, Lady Louise Windsor and James, Viscount Severn.

The Earl and Countess of Wessex ride in a carriage as the Royal Procession leaves Buckingham Palace for the Trooping the Colour.
The Earl and Countess of Wessex ride in a carriage as the royal procession leaves Buckingham Palace for the Trooping the Colour.Andrew Matthews/PA Images via Getty Images

Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester, and Birgitte, Duchess of Gloucester were also part of the procession.

Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester and Birgitte, Duchess of Gloucester at Trooping the Colour.
Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester and Birgitte, Duchess of Gloucester at Trooping the Colour.Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images

As well as riding horseback, Prince Charles sat beside Camilla in a car during the Trooping the Colour parade.

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales rides in a car during the Trooping the Colour parade.
Prince Charles, Prince of Wales rides in a car during the Trooping the Colour parade.Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images

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