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The 37th Annual Coney Island Mermaid Parade was held Jun 22 in 2019.
The Parade held annually in Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York, is the largest art parade in the United States. It is held each year in June, regardless of weather, to celebrate the arrival of the summer season.
Coney Island is a New York City neighbourhood that features an amusement area that includes rides and attractions. It's not a centrally managed amusement park.
The Coney Island Mermaid Parade, held annually in Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York, is the largest art parade in the United States. The parade is held each year in June and celebrates the arrival of the summer season. Created and produced by the non-profit arts organization Coney Island USA, the 37th annual parade will be held Saturday, June 22, 2019.
The parade was founded in 1983 to promote the historic amusement park district and what Coney Island advocate Dick Zigun calls its “wacky art.”
The parade now has a global following and is staged each year on the Saturday closest to the summer solstice.