Hundreds of mermaids will be marching in the annual parade Saturday

Hundreds of mermaids will be marching through Coney Island in the 31st annual Mermaid Parade tomorrow. The parade will start Saturday at 1 p.m. on

The parade will start Saturday at 1 p.m. on Surf Avenue.

The parade will start Saturday at 1 p.m. on Surf Avenue. (6/21/13)

BROOKLYN - Hundreds of mermaids will be marching through Coney Island in the 31st annual Mermaid Parade tomorrow.

The parade will start Saturday at 1 p.m. on Surf Avenue.

Staff members at the Juilliard School in Manhattan are working away at their float for tomorrow’s Mermaid parade.

Kate Dale will ride the float as a mermaid princess. The theme of Juilliard School’s float is “Defeating and Recovering from Superstorm Sandy.”

Dale says, “Sandy will be represented by a five-headed sea-beast hydra thing, and I will be vanquishing it with my trident.”

Dale and Juilliard staff aren’t the only ones looking forward to the parade. Brooklyn residents say they can’t wait for the neighborhood celebration.

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