Date Set for Coney Island’s 2014 Mermaid Parade

Posted on: January 29th, 2014 at 10:03 am by
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Mark your calendars – The 31st Coney Island Mermaid Parade has officially announced its 2014 date, and the registration is currently live for participants.

Last year, this colorful seaside tradition was treading in deep waters, thanks to Hurricane Sandy. But with a successful internet crowdsourcing campaign and a benefit concert headlined by Amanda Palmer, enough funds were raised and the parade marched on. This year, it seems to be pretty much smooth sailing, with regular sponsorship opportunities available and whatnot. We are curious to see if there will any nods to the late Lou Reed, who was crowned King Neptune back in 2010.

The parade is slated for Saturday, June 21, at 1pm. To get in on the marching action, register here

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Lour Reed, 2010 Mermaid Parade Photo: Brooklyn Vegan

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