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 21st, 2023 from 10 AM - 1:30 PM
- The Promenade Marches from the Embarcadero in Old Town, Sacramento promptly at 11:30 AM
- 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
10 AM: Event Open - Vendors Open for Shopping - Hair Braiding Starts - Face Painting Bubble Show - Ongoing Shopping - Free Mermaid Library Open
11 AM: flash Mob with Merman Maui
11:30 AM: The 11th Annual Promenade of Mermaids! - Don't be late!
We march directly at 11:30 PM
12 PM: Dance Party on the boardwalk - Vendors Open for more Shopping
1:00 PM: Event ends
During hte Promenade of Mermaids, find Sammy the Merthey at the Pixie Tribe booth for an appointment to style yourself in the most fetching merway possible! Sammy has years of experience under their belt in creative intricate and gorgeous braided hairstyles. Choose a basic braid, or one dusted with shells and trinkets
Braids - $40
Braids with Adornments - $50
-All Appointments are aprox 40 min long
-All Appointments take place on Sunday, May 21st during the Promenade of Mermaids Event from 10 AM - 1 PM
-Please have clean hair for your appointment
-Contact Sammy the Merthey to book your appointment .
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