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The Queen's Birthday Parade will take place on
Saturday 13th June 2020
The Colour will be trooped by 1st. Battalion Welsh Guards

Due to demand, it is necessary to enter an online ballot to obtain tickets to attend the Queen's Birthday Parade in 2020.
Entries to the ballot can be submitted during
January and February 2020 only

The official website for tickets can be found at and will open in January 2020.


There are two reviews prior to the Queen's Birthday Parade:

Major General C. J. Ghika CBE, General Officer Commanding London District and Major General Commanding the Household Division, will take the salute at
The Major General's Review on Saturday 30th May 2020
HRH The Prince of Wales, Regimental Colonel Welsh Guards, will take the salute at
The Colonel’s Review on Saturday 6th June 2020

Children must be in possession of a ticket.
There are limited wheelchair spaces for all the parades. Separate applications are required for this facility.
No refund can be given if the events are cancelled for reasons beyond the control of the organiser.

Dress Code:

Trooping the Colour Reviewed by Her Majesty The Queen:
This is a formal State Ceremonial Parade in the presence of Her Majesty The Queen.
Those attending are required to dress accordingly.
Morning dress may be worn.

For all parades:
These are formal military parades and those attending are encouraged to look smart.
Lounge suit or jacket, tie and trousers, equivalent for ladies (no denim, shorts or sandals).
Serving Military personnel may wear Ceremonial Day uniform (with medals) or equivalent.
Hats are optional but are recommended for paying the necessary compliments to the Reviewer and Colours as they pass, as well as giving the necessary protection from the sun.
Umbrellas/parasols are not permitted to avoid obstructing views.



Police will be conducting searches of your personal belongings. As a condition of entry any items such as knives, pen knives, Leatherman and similar articles are prohibited and may be confiscated.

The processions can also be viewed from The Mall. Events begin at approximately 10am.
The Queen's Birthday Parade is also broadcast live on BBC Television in the UK with the fly-past at 1pm.


The music of the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Parade is now available for download in aid of the Household Division Charity. The full parade, recorded by the Band of The Grenadier Guards, is available along with individual tracks for each part of the parade.

Follow this link to find out more:

For Apple device users follow this link:…/the-music-of-the-queen…/1465277811


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