Queen's Birthday Parade will be held on Saturday 11th
June 2016 on Horse Guards Parade.
The postal ballot for tickets to attend The Queen's Birthday Parade opens in January 2016 and closes at the end of February.
to attend the Parade in the seated stands should be sent in
January and February 2016 only* to:
*any applications received other than during the stated period will not be included in the ballot
Applications should state how many tickets are required (maximum 3 per application) and include a stamped, self-addressed envelope for acknowledgement. (Overseas applicants should provide an International Reply Coupon). Do not send payment at this stage.
A standard acknowledgement will be returned including a reference number. Applications are entered into a ballot to be drawn in March 2016.
Successful applicants will then receive a letter in April, which will include instructions for purchasing the tickets which will cost £30 each.
There are also two reviews prior to the Queen's Birthday Parade:
General E. A.
Smyth-Osborne, CBE, Major General Commanding the Household
Division and General Officer Commanding London District,
will take the salute at
General Sir James Bucknall, Regimental Colonel Coldstream
Guards, will take the salute at
The application process for the Reviews is as above (but only via The Brigade Major's office and there is no maximum restriction within reason) stating how many tickets are required. Successful applicants will be notified and any payment will then be requested.
Ticket prices for
successful Review applicants:
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.
The processions can also be seen from The
Mall. Events begin at approximately 10am.
The Queen's Birthday
Parade: Morning Dress, Lounge Dress, Lounge Suit or
Jacket and Trousers, equivalent for the ladies (no
Colonel's Review: Lounge Suit or Jacket and Trousers, equivalent for the ladies (no denim).
Major General's Review: Smart Casual (no denim).
NON COMPLIANCE WITH THE DRESS CODE MAY RESULT IN REFUSAL OF ENTRY.
Hats are optional but recommended in the case of hot weather.
PROVISIONAL FORECAST OF CEREMONIAL AND MILITARY EVENTS IN LONDON AND WINDSOR.
More information can be obtained at the official Household Division website