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Mermaid Parade 2012 pictures

  • Photograph: J Carter Rinaldi

    Mermaid Parade

  • Photograph: J Carter Rinaldi

    Mermaid Parade

  • Photograph: J Carter Rinaldi

    Mermaid Parade

  • Photograph: J Carter Rinaldi

    Mermaid Parade

  • Photograph: J Carter Rinaldi

    Mermaid Parade

  • Photograph: J Carter Rinaldi

    Mermaid Parade

  • Photograph: J Carter Rinaldi

    Mermaid Parade

  • Photograph: J Carter Rinaldi

    Mermaid Parade

  • Photograph: J Carter Rinaldi

    Mermaid Parade

  • Photograph: J Carter Rinaldi

    Mermaid Parade

  • Photograph: J Carter Rinaldi

    Mermaid Parade

  • Photograph: J Carter Rinaldi

    Mermaid Parade

  • Photograph: J Carter Rinaldi

    Mermaid Parade

  • Photograph: J Carter Rinaldi

    Mermaid Parade

  • Photograph: J Carter Rinaldi

    Mermaid Parade

  • Photograph: J Carter Rinaldi

    Mermaid Parade

  • Photograph: J Carter Rinaldi

    Mermaid Parade

  • Photograph: J Carter Rinaldi

    Mermaid Parade

  • Photograph: J Carter Rinaldi

    Mermaid Parade

  • Photograph: J Carter Rinaldi

    Mermaid Parade

Photograph: J Carter Rinaldi

Mermaid Parade

On Saturday, June 23, NYC residents poured into Coney Island for the annual Mermaid Parade, a street spectacle celebrating the start of summer, as well as Coney's oceanic mythology. A slew of vibrantly costumed streetwalkers dressed as mermaids, King Neptune and various sea creatures took over the streets, and kids joined in on the fun by sporting ocean-themed costumes of their own and marching alongside the adults from Coney Island's beach to the boardwalk. Scroll through our slide show of the day to see if you can spot your little sea creature in the crowd. 

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