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Saturday, June 18, 2011

Coney Events: The Mermaid Parade Ball At The New York Aquariuam

This year the Coney Island Mermaid Parade will be held at the New York Aquarium.  This pool-side party is sure to be a spectacular event.

From Coney Island USA:



Calling all Mermaids, Mermen, and Spectators! Join us for the 2011 Mermaid Parade Ball, the Parade’s official after party. We will celebrate the night together and listen to live music, watch burlesque, experience mermaids leaping out of the pool, watch a sea lion show, and catch great sideshow acts performed by some of New York City’s most fantastic and unique performers.


Hosted by Adam The First Real Man


Featuring Burlesque by Little Brooklyn, Creamy Stevens, Lefty Lucy, Kat Mon Dieu, Princess Pat, Fem Appeal, Nasty Canasta and Miss Dixievon Trixie


Go Go: LaMaia, Mary Cyn, Dangerrr Doll, Evelyn Vinyl, Sarah Hassan, Celia Next Time, Fifi Dupree, Marni Halasa,


Kitten Kabooty


Mermaids: Bambi the Mermaid, Julie Atlas Muz, Sita Lange and Sasha the Fire Gypsy


Hula Hoopers: Justina Flash, Cosmic Swirl, Sasha Fire Gypsy


Live Music by The Moto-Wrays, Labretta Suede and the Motel 6


DJ Fresh Prince of Darkness.


Special appearance by the cast of the 2011 Coney Island Circus Sideshow


Synchronized swimming show by the Gotham Synchro-Synchronized Swim Team


Walk around magicians; Danny T, Gary Dreifus and Lee Alan Barrett


Luna Park's Lunatic Dance Team


And in a new innovation, we'll be announcing the Mermaid Parade winners at the Ball!


For ticket information visit the Coney Island USA webiste.

V.I.P. VIP fun galore!!! Magical Mermaids and oceans of fish will gather together for a little mermaid play!! This is the very reason you should become a VIP! You will receive exclusive VIP center - stage seating and a chance to play with live mermaids and kiss nature’s finest sea lions. In our mermaid VIP lounge you will get a chance to taste some light hors d’oeuvres, drink Smuttynose Beer, enjoy wine from Barefoot Wine and Bubbly, sip cocktails and listen to live music!! $75.


The 9th Annual Mermaid Parade Ball
The official after-party of the Mermaid Parade
Saturday, June 18th 2011
7 pm to 11:30 pm (21 and over)

at the NEW YORK AQUARIUM (OCEANIC DECK AND AQUA THEATER)
602 SURF AVE. @ WEST 8TH STREET
CONEY ISLAND, BROOKLYN, NY 11224

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Friday, June 17, 2011

The 29th Annual Mermaid Parade In Coney Island Saturday June 18th 2011

It's going to be a fun-filled Mermaid Parade with a new Coney Island that now boasts a new amusement park with thrill rides and roller coasters.

from Coney Island USA:


A completely original creation of Coney Island USA, the Mermaid Parade is the nation's largest art parade and one of New York City's greatest summer events!

1year's King Neptune and Queen Mermaid of The 2011 Mermaid Parade are Brooklynnative Adam Richman from the Travel Channel's Man V. Food and Cat Greenleaf from the New York Emmy Award winning television show, Talk Stoop with Cat Greenleaf!
1208 Surf Ave.

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