A look at the 2015 Coney Island Mermaid Parade.
A woman twirls a hula hoop at the
A woman twirls a hula hoop at the Mermaid Parade in Coney Island on June 20, 2015. (Credit: Anthony Lanzilote)
Nola Star, a Coney Island fire breather from
Nola Star, a Coney Island fire breather from Crown Heights, waits in the rain before the Mermaid Parade on June 20, 2015. (Credit: Anthony Lanzilote)
Christina Fazio of Dallas came as a bearded
Christina Fazio of Dallas came as a bearded lady to the Mermaid Parade in Coney Island on June 20, 2015. (Credit: Anthony Lanzilote)

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Marchers salute at the Mermaid Parade in Coney
Marchers salute at the Mermaid Parade in Coney Island on June 20, 2015. (Credit: Anthony Lanzilote)
The Coney Island Mermaid Parade marches down Surf
The Coney Island Mermaid Parade marches down Surf Avenue on Saturday, June 20, 2015. The annual event started in 1983. (Credit: Daniel Goodrich)
The Coney Island Mermaid Parade on Surf Avenue
The Coney Island Mermaid Parade on Surf Avenue on Saturday, June 20, 2015. The annual event started in 1983. (Credit: Daniel Goodrich)
The Coney Island Mermaid Parade on Surf Avenue
The Coney Island Mermaid Parade on Surf Avenue on Saturday, June 20, 2015. The annual event started in 1983. (Credit: Daniel Goodrich)
Marchers in the Coney Island Mermaid Parade on
Marchers in the Coney Island Mermaid Parade on Surf Avenue on Saturday, June 20, 2015. The annual event started in 1983. (Credit: Daniel Goodrich)

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Spectators watch the Coney Island Mermaid Parade along
Spectators watch the Coney Island Mermaid Parade along Surf Avenue on Saturday, June 20, 2015. The annual event started in 1983. (Credit: Daniel Goodrich)
The Coney Island Mermaid Parade was held along
The Coney Island Mermaid Parade was held along Surf Avenue on Saturday, June 20, 2015. The annual event started in 1983. (Credit: Daniel Goodrich)
The Coney Island Mermaid Parade heads down Surf
The Coney Island Mermaid Parade heads down Surf Avenue on Saturday, June 20, 2015. The annual event started in 1983. (Credit: Daniel Goodrich)
Participants in the Coney Island Mermaid Parade stop
Participants in the Coney Island Mermaid Parade stop along Surf Avenue on Saturday, June 20, 2015. (Credit: Daniel Goodrich)
The Coney Island Mermaid Parade heads down Surf
The Coney Island Mermaid Parade heads down Surf Avenue on Saturday, June 20, 2015. (Credit: Daniel Goodrich)

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A marcher in the Coney Island Mermaid Parade
A marcher in the Coney Island Mermaid Parade heads down Surf Avenue on Saturday, June 20, 2015. (Credit: Daniel Goodrich)
The Coney Island Mermaid Parade marches down Surf
The Coney Island Mermaid Parade marches down Surf Avenue on Saturday, June 20, 2015. The annual tradition began in 1983. (Credit: Daniel Goodrich)
The Coney Island Mermaid Parade marches down Surf
The Coney Island Mermaid Parade marches down Surf Avenue on Saturday, June 20, 2015. The annual tradition began in 1983. (Credit: Daniel Goodrich)
The Barala marching band marches down Surf Avenue
The Barala marching band marches down Surf Avenue as part of the Coney Island Mermaid Parade on Saturday, June 20, 2015. The annual tradition began in 1983. (Credit: Daniel Goodrich)
Spectators watch as the Coney Island Mermaid Parade
Spectators watch as the Coney Island Mermaid Parade marches down Surf Avenue on Saturday, June 20, 2015. The annual tradition began in 1983. (Credit: Daniel Goodrich)
A dog at the Mermaid Parade in Coney
A dog at the Mermaid Parade in Coney Island on Saturday, June 20, 2015. (Credit: Anthony Lanzilote)
Spectators at the 33rd annual Mermaid Parade in
Spectators at the 33rd annual Mermaid Parade in Coney Island on Saturday, June 20, 2015. (Credit: Anthony Lanzilote)
Children on the boardwalk enjoying the Mermaid Parade
Children on the boardwalk enjoying the Mermaid Parade in Coney Island, annual tradition dating to 1983, on Saturday, June 20, 2015. (Credit: Anthony Lanzilote)
Young pirates participate in the Mermaid Parade in
Young pirates participate in the Mermaid Parade in Coney Island on Saturday, June 20, 2015. (Credit: Anthony Lanzilote)
The 33rd Annual Mermaid Parade in Coney Island
The 33rd Annual Mermaid Parade in Coney Island on Saturday, June 20, 2015. (Credit: Anthony Lanzilote)
A sleepy participant at the Mermaid Parade in
A sleepy participant at the Mermaid Parade in Coney Island on Saturday, June 20, 2015. (Credit: Anthony Lanzilote)