Experience the Coney Island Mermaid Parade

June 10, 2024 Desiree Homer

Celebrate the start of summer at the Coney Island Mermaid Parade happening on June 22nd, 2024! This whimsical and vibrant parade is an annual event that is held on the historic Coney Island boardwalk, attracting thousands of participants and spectators from all over the world. Every year, participants dress in their eclectic and artistic costumes inspired by mermaids, sea creatures, oceanic themes, and more! It’s a beloved NYC event full of charm and creativity, and you won’t want to miss it!

Kickstart Your Summer Fun at the Coney Island Mermaid Parade

Founded in 1983, the Mermaid Parade has been showcasing and celebrating all that Coney Island has to offer, such as artistic vision and community pride. There are numerous ways to get involved and be a part of all the fun and excitement this event brings to the city:

  • March in the parade
  • Be a parade judge
  • Volunteer at the parade
  • Sponsor the parade
  • Be a spectator and cheer on all the participants

The Coney Island Mermaid Parade is happening on June 22nd, 2024, starting at 1:00pm (rain or shine) until around 5:00pm. Directly after the conclusion, the official beach ceremony starts for marchers and spectators.

New York City is full of the best summer events just like the Mermaid Parade in Coney Island. The event planning pros at EMRG Media are here to help plan all your summer parties and events from milestone celebrations to corporate galas and everything in between!

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