I had never been to the Mermaid Parade so I was happy that the early summer heat wave had dissipated and the rain clouds stayed clear of Coney Island on the 23rd of June for the 30th Anniversary of the Mermaid Parade. The weather was still bright and sunny, but the two hours or so I spent running up and down Surf Avenue taking pictures was pleasant and draining. Too much was going on to have covered it all, but I hope my selection of images gives you a good taste of what it was like witnessing the parade.
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