A completely original creation of Coney Island. The Mermaid Parade is the largest art parade & one of New York City's greatest summer events. A celebration of ancient mythology and honky-tonk rituals of the seaside, it showcases over 3000 creative individuals from all over the 5 boroughs and beyond, opening 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 endures the summer season is a success by bringing hundreds of thousands of people to the amusement area in a single day. Unlike most parades, this one has no eyhnic, religious, or commercial aim. It's a major New York holiday created by artists. Participants dress in handmade costumes. Everything is improvised resulting in the flourishing of frivolity, dedication, pride, and personal vision.
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