Buckingham Balcony Bows! See All the Royal Family Members Make Their Debuts Over the Years
Prince William was 2-years-old when he made his first balcony appearance in his father's arms during Trooping the Colour in June 1984.
Princess Diana holds tightly to baby Prince Harry and throws some serious royal shade while brother William looks over the crowd during Trooping the Colour in June 1986.
Prince George was just shy of 2 years old when he made his Trooping the Colour debut in 2015 — wearing the same blue outfit his dad wore for his first balcony appearance in 1984.
The 1-year-old princess showed off her royal wave at her first Trooping the Colour in 2016. Charlotte happily joined big brother Prince George, mom Kate and dad William on the palace balcony for the first time.
The Duchess of Sussex made her Buckingham Palace balcony debut less than one month after her royal wedding to Prince Harry at the 2018 Trooping the Colour celebrations.
A young Prince Charles and his mom, Princess Elizabeth (who attempts to get the little prince's attention!), stand beside the Queen Mum during Trooping the Colour in June 1951.
An 8-year-old Princess Elizabeth (second from left) appears on the balcony of Buckingham Palace after the wedding of Prince George, Duke of Kent and Princess Marina on November 29, 1934. The little princess served as a flower girl at her uncle's royal wedding.
Queen Elizabeth's very first appearance on the balcony was during Trooping the Colour in 1927 when she was one year old.