Prince Louis Makes Trooping the Colour Balcony Debut: See All the Adorable Photos

Kate Middleton and Prince William's 1-year-old son stole the show at the event, a belated birthday celebration for Queen Elizabeth II.
By Corinne Heller Jun 08, 2019 5:08 PMTags
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This also marked a rare public appearance in general for Louis, who remained at home at about six weeks old during last year's event.

See photos from the Trooping the Colour parade:

Prince Louis, Prince George, Princess Charlotte, Prince William and Kate Middleton

Louis perfects his royal wave.

Prince Louis, Prince George, Princess Charlotte, Prince William and Kate Middleton

The Cambridges watch the flypast.

Prince Louis, Prince George, Princess Charlotte, Prince William and Kate Middleton

Charlotte greets her subjects.

Prince Louis, Prince George, Princess Charlotte, Prince William and Kate Middleton

George displays his adorable signature expression.

Behold the Royals

Queen Elizabeth II appears with her family on the Buckingham Palace balcony.

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry, Kate Middleton and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall

The four smile at the crowds.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex wave to the crowd.

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry, Kate Middleton and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall

The Duke of Sussex joins the ladies.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry

This marked the first public appearance for the Duchess of Sussex since she gave birth to baby Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor a month ago.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex ride in a carriage.

Queen Elizabeth II

The guest of honor.

Prince Louis, Prince George, Princess Charlotte, Kate Middleton, Prince William

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall has fun with the Cambridges.

Cousins Unite

Princess Beatrice, James Brooksbank, Lady Louise Windsor, James, Viscount Severn, Prince Edward, Camilla, Duchess of CornwallKate Middleton and Peter Phillips and Autumn Phillips and their children Savannah and Isla appear on the Buckingham Palace balcony.

William's brother Prince Harry and wife Meghan Markle also attended the event and appeared with the family on the balcony. It marked the first public appearance for the Duchess of Sussex since she gave birth to the couple's first child, son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, one month ago. Days after he was born, Meghan and Harry showed him off in a brief and small press photo call at Windsor Castle.

Other royals spotted on the Buckingham Palace balcony included William and Harry's father Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Anne, Princess RoyalPrincess Beatrice and sister Princess Eugenie, their dad Prince Andrew, Duke of York, plus William and Harry's cousin Peter Phillips and wife Autumn Phillips' daughter Isla Phillips and Savannah Phillips, who last year made headlines when she playfully teased George at Trooping the Color. The Cambridge children stood far away from the Phililips girls at Saturday's event.

Not in attendance: The queen's husband Prince Philip, who rarely appears at royal events these days, as he is retired. He is set to turn 98 on Monday.