The Promenade of Mermaids helped build the California Mermaid Convention into what it is today. This FREE, family friendly celebration brings music, energy, life and color into Old Town Sacramento every year. Join us as we march the through the streets, smile and shout with merfolk joy!
Please dress in your favorite merfolk, nautical, pirate, sea creature or other watery costumes and apparel. We will have vendors on site, as well as games and activities. We will also be teaching a Flash Mob dance to all marches who would like to participate!
Small, hand wheeled carts are allowed to participate in the parade, but no large floats or vehicles please.
Bring your shell purse! Our wonderful selection of vendors will be selling their wares, and the shops in Old Town will have fin-tastic offerings for all.
- This event takes place on Sunday, May 22nd from 10 AM - 2:30 PM
- The Promenade Marches Promptly at 12:30 AM from the Embarcadero in Old Town, Sacramento
- This event is FREE to attend!
- Masks must be worn by all attendees, and social distancing measures taken. Please help us have a safe event
- Vendors from our Vendor Hall will be on site to sell their wares
For the second year in a row, we are thrilled to have Fenix Drum and Dance Company lead our Promenade! These talented drummers and dancers disperse along the parade, and end our march in a joyous dance party!
Fenix Drum and Dance Company is Sacramento’s premier performance company specializing in dance and drumming from West Africa and the Caribbean. The company is multi-ethnic, multi-generational and highlights the richness and complexity of dance and music of the African Diaspora. Their journey begins in Africa than travels across the ocean to the Americas and the Caribbean. Fenix has been active in the Sacramento area for over 20 years. They conduct classes at IMBA, 4300 Stockton Blvd are available for performance and educational events.
Check out their website here
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