35th Annual Mermaid Parade!!!

A beloved Coney Island tradition, and the largest art parade in the nation. A celebration of ancient mythology and honky-tonk rituals of the seaside, it showcases over 3,000 creative individuals from all over the five boroughs and beyond, opening the summer with incredible art, entrepreneurial spirit and community pride.

Coney Island Mermaid Parade, 2011 Photo by Karen Michel

Coney Island Mermaid Parade, 2011
Photo by Karen Michel