Gear up and get your costume ready for The Mermaid Parade, which is held in celebration of the beginning of the summer season. A tradition that takes place on the Saturday closest to the calendar start of summer. The parade pays homage to the Coney Island Mardi Gras parades of the early 20th century. During this era, Coney Island was the primary amusement park destination for those in the New York area.
The Mermaid Parade
Coney Island -At the Boardwalk thru West 17th St.
Saturday June 22, 2019
Starting at 1pm