Mermaid Parade

Parade participants pose in costume for the 33rd Annual Mermaid Parade at New York's Coney Island on June 20, 2015. Over 700,00 people are expected to turn out for the parade, well-known for its extravagant and sometimes scanty costumes. AFP PHOTO /  TIMOTHY  A. CLARY        (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Sea Creatures Come To Shore For Annual Mermaid Parade In Coney Island

Some 3,000 artists and performers took part this year, with about 800,000 spectators lining the streets.

06/20/2015

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Best Things To Do In New York City This Weekend

No matter what you do to welcome the sunny season or celebrate dad, go forth and have fun!

06/19/2015

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NYC Mermaid Parade!

Well, if this is what you’re into, you’ll have to check out the nation’s largest art parade, The Mermaid Parade.

06/10/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio, his wife and children at Coney Island's Mermaid Parade on June 21, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

City’s ‘First Children’ Serve As King & Queen At Brooklyn’s Mermaid Parade

Hundreds of thousands of spectators gathered for the 32nd annual event in Coney Island Saturday.

06/21/2014

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5 Best Eating and Drinking Events This Weekend

Celebrate the start of the city’s hottest season, as well as the longest night of the year, by participating in one or all of our picks for the best eating, drinking, and merrymaking events this weekend. Best of all? Every single event is free!

06/20/2014

FILE -- New York Democratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio poses with his family, wife Chirlane McCray, son Dante de Blasio and daughter Chiara de Blasio after voting at a public library branch on Election Day on November 5, 2013 in Brooklyn.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Mayor De Blasio’s Kids Named King And Queen Of Coney Island’s Mermaid Parade

Dante de Blasio has been named King Neptune while his sister, Chiara, will serve as Queen Mermaid. The 32nd Annual Mermaid Parade will take place June 21 along Surf Avenue.

05/29/2014

2013 Mermaid Parade

Mermaid Parade Steps Off On Coney Island

The annual Mermaid Parade stepped off on Coney Island Saturday – after organizers saved the event from the threat of being canceled.

06/22/2013

Coney Island In The Summer

Summer Kicks Off With Special Meaning For Sandy-Ravaged Areas

The weather Saturday was perfect for a summer kickoff, and nearly eight months after Superstorm Sandy, this season has very special meaning.

06/22/2013

A reveler at the 2008 Coney Island Mermaid Parade (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Coney Island Gets Ready For 31st Annual Mermaid Parade

As many as 750,000 people are expected to attend the event which will feature Judah Freidlander from “30 Rock” as King Neptune and Carole Radziwell from the “Real Housewives of New York” as Queen Mermaid.

06/21/2013

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Organizers To Launch Kickstarter In Hopes Of Saving Mermaid Parade

Organizers want to stage a Coney Island Mermaid Parade this year, but they have warned it will not happen if they can’t raise the needed funds.

05/05/2013

Credit 1010 WINS Reporter Gary Baumgarten

One Of New York’s Greatest Summer Events The ‘Mermaid Parade’ Hits Coney Island

Annabella Sciorra was the Queen and Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling, was the King for the 2012 Mermaid Parade on Saturday at Coney Island.

06/23/2012

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500,000 Expected To Turn Out For Coney Island Mermaid Parade

The 28th annual Coney Island Mermaid Parade will take place this Saturday with celebrity attendees, plenty of bizarre outfits and scantily-clad participants.

CBS New York–06/18/2011