Mermaid Parade celebrates 40th anniversary after 2-year hiatus

For the first time in two years – mermaid, sharks and Jack Sparrow took over Coney Island on Saturday for the 40th anniversary of the annual Mermaid Parade.
New Yorkers from all boroughs came out to show off their creative costumes in hopes to impress the judges.
“I’ve been so impressed. Everybody put so much work into their costumes,” says Roxy Alloway, one of the judges.
News 12’s Shakti Denis was there for all the fun.