Good news, New Yorkers: the Coney Island Mermaid Parade takes place on Saturday, June 20th at 1 p.m.

According to, the parade showcases over 3,000 creative individuals from all five boroughs and beyond, commencing the summer with art, spirit, and community pride.

Want to be a part of what's sure to be a completely wild and amazing event? You can. (Just keep in mind motorcycles are no longer allowed on the parade route. And if you want to bring a horse or any other animals, you need permission from Parade Management.)


Click here to register or participate (you have to do it online by June 17th at 12 p.m.). If you miss that, though, don't freak out. You can register on the day of the parade (cash-only) at Surf Avenue and West 21st Street, until 1 p.m.

Now check out the video below from last year's parade and get psyched for this coming Saturday's festivities!

[via YouTube]

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