The British royal family has finally announced their plans to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubilee, which will honour her 70th year on the throne. They have included a lineup of events that will feature a parade, street parties, a live concert at Buckingham Palace and a four-day long weekend.
The Queen, who ascended to the throne in 1952 and is the longest-serving monarch in Britain's history, is also the first to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee and will have royal engagements to mark the occasion throughout the year.
The celebrations will kick off with the Trooping the Colour parade which will take place on June 2. The parade typically takes place yearly on the Queen's birthday but was cancelled twice due to the pandemic.
This will be followed by the lighting up of beacons across the United Kingdom (UK). The Queen will also be attending the Epsom Derby horse race. A concert will then take place at Buckingham Palace.