40th Annual Mermaid Parade :: It’s Back in 2022!
Saturday, June 18, 2022
Begins at West 21st Street and surf Avenue in Brooklyn. Heads east to West 10th Street where it turns southward towards the Boardwalk.
Learn more at this official page here…
You can, as well, visit their Facebook Page
Featuring marchers, floats and all sorts of out of this world costumes this parade is one of the most highly anticipated events in the borough and beyond.
Check In/Registration – Check in/Registration for floats, antique cars, and marchers is in the parking lot on Surf Avenue between 21st & 22nd streets from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm.
“”A completely original creation of Coney Island USA (the not for profit arts organization at 1208 Surf Avenue), the Mermaid Parade is the nation’s largest art parade and one of New York City’s greatest summer events.
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. The parade highlights Coney Island Pageantry based on a century of many Coney parades, celebrates the artistic vision of the masses, and ensures that the summer season is a success by bringing hundreds of thousands of people to the amusement area in a single day.””