Announcing 2017 Mermaid Parade Royalty: Deborah Harry and Chris Stein of Blondie!

"We are in Rock & Roll heaven to announce Hall of Famers from BLONDIE: Deborah Harry as Queen Mermaid & Chris Stein as King Neptune” said Coney Island USA founder Dick Zigun, who is known as the Mayor of Coney Island and founder of The Mermaid Parade's parent organization, Coney Island USA. “Our BLONDIE King Neptune and Queen Mermaid represent authentic NYC arts from East Village CBGB punk, to current cutting edge Coney Island."

Photo Credit: Guy Furrow

The Mermaid Parade, is Saturday, June 17th at 1pm.