Zeemeerminnenparade : the Mermaid Parade 1

Every year since 2010, in the Dutch Scheveningen, a seaside town, a fishing village in the Hague district, inspired by the Coney Island Mermaid Parade, they celebrate the Zeemeerminnenparade, the Mermaid Parade.   Celebrated by environmental groups , political parties and schools from primary to college the parade takes place on June 21 (Midsummer festival) and draws attention to clean seawater. The Mermaid Parade celebrates the […]


Debbie Egan Chin for the NY Daily News

Coney Island Mermaid Parade

Inspired by turn of the century Mardi Gras Parades, every year the people of New York turn out in grand mermaid style to celebrate the Summer Soltice at the “Coney Island Mermaid Parade”! An art parade, it brings hundreds of thousands of people to the amusement area in a single day.  Founded by Dick Zigun, the […]