Revellers enjoy the sights and the sunshine at the annual Coney Island Mermaid Parade, 2012.

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Revellers enjoy the sights and the sunshine at the annual Coney Island Mermaid Parade, 2012.
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Coney Island Mermaid Parade: The parade pays homage to the Coney Island Mardi Gras parades of the early 20th century. During this era, Coney Island was the primary amusement park destination for those in the New York area. Like the much larger annual Village Halloween Parade, the Mermaid Parade embodies the spirit and artistry of Mardi Gras. 2012.
Location: Coney Island, New York City, America