35th annual Mermaid Parade held in Coney Island

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Rainy weather didn’t stop Coney Island’s 35th annual Mermaid Parade on Saturday.

The annual event features marching bands, drill teams, floats, antique cars and more.

More than 1,500 participants dressed in costumes of mermaids and sea creatures attended the parade, many armed with umbrellas.

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