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Mermaid Parade

Saturday, June 21, 2014

1:00 p.m.

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The Mermaid Parade is the largest art parade in the nation. A celebration of ancient mythology and honky-tonk rituals of the seaside, it showcases over 1,500 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.

Parade route:

  • The Parade will start at West 21st Street and Surf Avenue
  • The Parade will roll east to West 10th Street
  • At West 10th Street the Parade will turn south towards the boardwalk
  • Cars and Motorized Floats continue down Surf Ave. passing W. 10th Street and exit the parade.
  • At the Boardwalk, the marchers and push-pull floats will turn west and head towards West 17th St.
  • At Steeplechase Plaza, the Parade will disband.

Location

West 21st Street & Surf Avenue in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk
Brooklyn
Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Categories

Festivals, Theater

Directions to Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk

Know Before You Go

BeachesConey Island and Coney Island Boardwalk

Portions of the boardwalk are closed to reconstruct the street ends of Brighton 2nd Street and West 33rd Street in Coney Island, Brooklyn in order to provide new ADA compliant ramps to the boardwalk, sitting areas, new planted areas and lighting.
Anticipated Completion: Fall 2014

Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk Weather

  • Tue
    Partly Sunny
    82°F
  • Sun
    Heavy Rain
    85°F
  • Mon
    Scattered Thunderstorms
    85°F
  • Tue
    Mostly Sunny
    82°F

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