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The nation's largest art parade may have been flooded, but it's not washed away!
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    ⚑ FREAK FLAG + OFFICIAL THANKS ⚑
    Digital download of our exclusive Freak Flag design with a diagram of how to construct. Us Mer-peeps..We know not the white flag of surrender...LET YOUR FREAK FLAG FLY AT THE PARADE!

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    %ONE PERCENTER% You'll receive an artist-designed temporary tattoo from Brooklyn's own Tattly, your name on a "THANKS" parade banner and Freak Flag download. If just 1 percent of the people who attended last year's Mermaid Parade contributed at this level we’d meet our goal!

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    MERMAID'S APPRENTICE: You are one of us now. You'll receive two artist-designed temporary tattoos, a pack of classic Coney Island Mermaid buttons (made by us Mer-folk), your name on a parade banner, and the Freak Flag download. No one will think you're shellfish.

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    ¡PASTIES! + TOTE: Be the envy of all your lil’ mermaid friends with an artist-designed Mermaid Parade screenprinted canvas tote bag. You'll also receive a set of handmade unisex Mermaid Parade seashell pasties and the Freak Flag setup. Once again...¡PASTIES! Nipples not included.

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    SIGNED POSTER BY THE GOON'S ERIC POWELL: Eric Powell, the devious and deviant mind behind The Goon, and Angie Pontani, our very own Miss Cyclone, come together for a limited time only in this signed poster by the artist himself!

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    MERMAID SWAG PACK: Daaiiiimmm you gonna be the envy of all the fish in the sea. Tote, ¡PASTIES!, two temporary tattoos, Freak Flag and "THANKS" parade banner.

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    TAILS OF GLORY! Take a photo with the Tails of Glory on parade day. The Tails have rocked the parade for 12 years running, with 12 awards to show for it. Also choose any T-Shirt designed from our past themes (Mermageddon, Iron Mer-Maiden, Marine Antoinette, Fins of Fury etc.). And receive a pack of temporary Tails of Glory tattoos in our group's theme for this year: Wet Side Story. See description on <<left for links & details!

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    WORLD CHAMP MERMAID SWAG PACK: In honor of the King Mermaid, rock a Judah Friedlander signature trucker hat....MERMAID-IFIED!
    Choose from three styles: "King Mermaid," "Queen Mermaid," and "Mermazing" (with tail on the "g"). Plus everything from The Mermaid Swag Pack.

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    One-of-a-kind 3D Mermaid Parade photos (set of 25) and a pair of 3D viewing glasses. Images curated by Dick Z. in the place to be. Plus Mermaid Swag Pack .

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    VIP Deck for VERY IMPORTANT PARADERS: Watch the parade with great sight lines from an elevated roof deck. Special visitors to be announced.

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    March with the Sexcamaids: The sexiest dance troupe on the Eastern Seaboard will allow you to bask in their glory. Includes: Pre-parade party in the holding tank, marching in the Mermaid Parade with the troupe (entry fee waived), a pack lunch and drinks/water, after party on the boardwalk, a CD with dance playlist (which is always nuthin but tha hits), custom-maid mermaid/mermain gear, and a Sexcamaids t-shirt.

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    Afternoon photography adventure with Harvey Stein in Coney Island! Spend time and learn from world renowned photographer Harvey Stein. His photos have appeared in The New Yorker, Time, Life, Esquire, American Heritage, Smithsonian, The New York Times, and Glamour, among many others. Harvey will take you to his favorite spots around Coney Island to take photos and share his insights and philosophies of the craft. A rare chance to learn from one of the world's great photographers. Bring your camera!

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    MARCH IN THE ROYAL ENTOURAGE: Rule the Parade by joining King Neptune and Queen Mermaid's Royal Court. Judah Friedlander and Carole Radziwill's special guests (REAL special) will be your new pals and pal-ettes...Mermaid dreams really do come true!

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    Signed Limited Edition prints by legendary photographer Harvey Stein from his Coney Island series. Harvey has spent 40 years photographing Coney Island and has generously made this limited run available to us. You'll also get The Mermaid Swag Pack.

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    COSTUME BY KATE DALE: Queen of the Queen of the Mermaids Kate Dale designs your costume and Miss Coney Island does your hair and make-up! Kate Dale, Prop Master at Juilliard, has been marching in the Mermaid Parade for over 20 years and won Best Mermaid thrice. Queen Kate will design and create a Mermaid, Neptune or Sea Creature costume especially for you or your loved one! Includes design consultation, costume creation and fitting. Costume is intended to include top, tail or other bottom, hat or crown and accessories. A wig, if appropriate, will be provided. Reward recipient will also receive hair and make-up from Miss Coney Island 2013 Cherry Delight. Well aren't you a lucky, well-costumed Mer-duck.

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    Private Personalized Portapotty: Why wait on line when you can sit like a king and/or queen on your throne? Special Mermaid-themed, air-conditioned port-a-potty with security to prevent the mer-serfs from getting in. Oh, and also it's a parade float. (It's really best if you just look at the pictures.)

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    King Midas! You are the Merfolk hero. We'll make things happen for you by land or by sea. Write us a private message; there are plans to be hatched. (Most of your contribution could be tax deductible)

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    Signed limited edition Frank Kozik Deluxe color silk-screen 22.5 x 35" print. Frank Kozik, the internationally renowned revivalist of the concert poster, has grafted his singular sensibility onto The Mermaid Parade. If it’s good enough for Pearl Jam, White Stripes Beastie Boys, Green Day, Nirvana, etc. then it’s good enough for us.

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    KOZIK IS GIVING YOU ONE MORE CHANCE! Signed limited edition Frank Kozik Deluxe color silk-screen 22.5 x 35" print. Frank has generously made ONE LAST limited run of his upcoming prints available to us. This is it folks, get before they're gone. The last set sold out in a mermaid minute.

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    3D Printed Mermaid Trophy of *YOU*: Personalized Mermaid Parade trophy with *YOU* posing heroically surrounded by your closest octopus and starfish friends all mounted on an authentic piece of Coney Island Boardwalk. You enter The Great Fredini’s Scan-A-Rama (the world’s first pop-up 3D portrait studio) where you will have 3D-printed your very own action figure. You could also choose to include your family, but cmon now *YOU* are the cultural hero here.

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    KOZIK Print + VIP Deck! Signed Kozik print and a spot on our VIP Deck for Very Important People!

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    4 VIP Deck Seats just for Eileen!

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