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See the stunning images from Trooping the Colour 2016

The Queen's 90th birthday is marked with a magical parade and Princess Charlotte makes official balcony debut.
Trooping the Colour 2016

The Queen’s 90th birthday has been officially marked at the 2016 Trooping the Colour parade.

Thousands of people lined the streets of London to be part of the special occasion and take part in the annual parade.

Queen Elizabeth gave her royal wave from the balcony of Buckingham Palace but all eyes were on little Princess Charlotte who made her official balcony debut.

The tradition of the Trooping the Colour ceremony was as grand as ever, seeing hundreds of soldiers take on the honour of marching for Her Majesty.

The event is one of the most spectacular days in the royal calendar and dates all the way back to the 17th century.

The Queen’s actual birthday is on April 21 but is always officially celebrated in June.

Check our gallery to see all the magical pictures from the annual event.

All photos by Getty.

Princess Charlotte made her official balcony debut.

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, Prince George of Cambridge, Prince William and Queen Elizabeth II.

The Queen waved to the crowds outside Buckingham Palace.

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Trooping the colour

Trooping the Colour parade 2016

Marching for Her Majesty.

The royals look out to the sea of people.

Picture perfect!

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Princess Beatrice stand on the balcony of Buckingham Palace during Trooping the Colour.

The royals watch the fly-past.

The magical moment as the fly-past happened.

Prince Charles, Prince William and Princess Anne take part.

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Queen Elizabeth Arrives at 2016 Trooping the Colour

Prince Harry waves to the crowd in London.

The royal carriage awaits!

The Queen among a sea of red.

Prince William salutes.

A grand day for the royals.

Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie.

Sophie of Wessex sits beside her husband Prince Edward.

And they were joined by their children, Lady Louise Windsor and James, Viscount Severn.

All the colour.

The grand day was watched by thousands.

It got too much for one guardsman who fainted during the ceremony.

Prince Harry sits in a carriage alongside Catherine and Camilla.

The Queen gets ready to watch the parade.

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Catherine arrives at 2016 Trooping the colour

Prince Philip is always close to Queen Elizabeth II.

All smiles!

Princesses Eugenie and Beatrice showed off their fashion flare.

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