Mermaid Parade

RELIVE IT: The 2019 Coney Island Mermaid Parade in pics
The Mermaid Parade -- which couldn't happen in 2020 for obvious reasons -- is a celebration of the season, creativity, nautical mythology, fertility, and letting ones freak flag fly. Around 3000 people took part in 2019, including 12 marching bands & lots of scantily clad sea creatures.
pics from the 2017 Coney Island Mermaid Parade
The 35th annual Coney Island Mermaid Parade started off with some rain, but still brought 3000 revelers ready to let their freak flag fly. Debbie Harry and Chris Stein of Blondie presided over this year's festivities as Queen Mermaid and King Neptune.

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