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2014 Sacramento Promenade of Mermaids

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Please join us for the 4th Annual Promenade!

This year festivities will commence with a By Land & By Sea fashion show on Friday night at Dive Bar, the Promenade Saturday mid day, and Saturday evening a Dive Bar AfterParty for our first ever Sacramento Mermaid Weekend. Go to https://www.facebook.com/events/236817206504645/   for details.

The Promenade will begin and end on the boardwalk by the Delta King at 1000 Front Street in Old Town Sacramento on Saturday, May  31st, 2014 at 1pm. You are not required to register to promenade with us.

You are required to register and obtain your entrant number to be considered for prizes. Pre registration is available via the “registration” link through May 29th. On site registration will be available on the day of starting at noon. (Get there early to register, as all entrants for judging, preregistered or not, will need to be assigned a number at the registration table before the 1pm march begins.)

Prizes will be awarded for BEST COSTUME for both adults and children as well as some miscellaneous categories, to be announced. Judging will be administered by this years King and Queen.

The Grand Marshal this year is the lovely Vira Burgerman she  can be seen at: http://www.thecaliforniamermaid.com/

Come one, come all! Mermaids, mermen, pirates and all sea creatures are welcome to Promenade with us along the charming boardwalk of Old Town Sacramento! (We are steampunk friendly)

Head over to the registration page to sign up only if you wish to be considered for prises, which are awarded at the grandstand (start/finish point) immediately following the Promenade!

The wearing of nautical attire is strongly encouraged, AND bear in mind, one need not register to stroll with us.

Check out the 2014 Promenade Route! It’s gonna be so much FIN!!!

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Some of the Winners for 2014

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Our Host, Aldolfo Sanchez and 2014 Grand Marshal, Vira Burgerman

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…. and the Lovely “Dive Bar Mermaids”

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Some of the winners from last year’s 2013 Promenade:

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If you take photos or videos of the 2014 Promenade that you’d like to share here, please include links in the comments section below!

T-SHIRTS Still Available!!!
We still have 2011 and 2012 Promenade T-shirts available for $12 and expect to have  2013 & 2014 commemorative patches.– please message us to support the Promenade by purchasing one or on the day of the event at the registration table!

This year, instead of a “MerCrawl,” after the awarding of prizes has concluded our adult participants are encouraged to stroll with us on down the K street mall to the Dive Bar for an after party. The “After Party” commences at 4pm and will conclude around 6pm. The Dive Bar Mermaids will lead the charge down the mall.

11 Comments leave one →
  1. March 10, 2014 5:39 pm

    Registration channels are open, so sign up early if you would like to be considered for prizes and show up early at the registration desk to get your entrant number and to be seen by the King & Queen. Otherwise, just come and promenade with us (costumes of a nautical nature are encouraged). If you are interested in sponsoring the event, use the contact link and Alfonso will respond in short measure
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  2. Lawerence permalink
    May 19, 2014 5:00 pm

    Fer more concernin tha Dive Bar events check out tha followin link: https://www.facebook.com/events/236817206504645/

  3. May 24, 2014 11:14 pm

    Countdown with less than 1 week remaining… If you want your costume judged for prizes sign up NOW for FREE. We cut off online registration Thursday 5/29 ten pm, then you must pay $5 for the opportunity to be judged for prizes on the day of the event. ALL ENTRANTS registered to be considered for prizes MUST GET THERE EARLY (noonish) Saturday to get your number to pin on. If prizes are of no concern, come Promenade with us, no numbers, registration or fees, just be there by when the promenade starts at 1pm

  4. May 27, 2014 11:25 pm

    I just registered under my name but I wanted it to be for my daughters to be judged…how do I do that…do I register twice to get two numbers? or copy the number twice?

    • May 28, 2014 5:39 pm

      Dear Sunflower, I would have a registration for each of the girls. It won’t matter that one is in your name. You just need two separate entries so that the girls will have their own numbers. Do it before Thursday 5/29 10pm and it is still free. Make sure the girls get there at least by noon – 12:30 to sign in and get the numbers to affix to their costumes. See you soon.

  5. May 28, 2014 1:12 am

    A treat from one of our Promenade sponsors.. See you all this weekend

    https://www.uber.com/go/SacMermaids

    Need a ride from the Sacramento Mermaid Promenade? Try Uber! Uber is a mobile app that connects you to your own private driver at the click of a button. Open the app, request a car and it will be curbside within minutes. All rides are billed directly to your credit card – there’s no need to carry cash. Uber offers multiple vehicle options to choose from, with the most economical ride being 20% cheaper than a Taxi. Sign up with the code SacMermaids and get $20 off your first ride!

    • May 28, 2014 5:43 pm

      If yer a fish, dunnot git behind tha wheel. Let’s all be safe out there.

  6. June 1, 2014 10:51 pm

    Thank you to all the Fintastic Merfolk for giving me the opportunity to bring Enviromental Conciousness to the Sacramento Mermaid Promenade 2014
    Please, remember to contact your local watershed Restoration groups and see where your fin may help to draw attention to their restoration efforts. Use your imagination . There’s so many ways you can help get our water issues communicated in fun and whimsical way. Let’s get our tails all flipping in the right direction so were not all left high and dry. You Mer’s that expressed interest in starting your own restoration project , please reach out to me if you need guidence . I will do my best to hook you up with knowledgable sources in your area.
    Grand Marshal ;
    The California Mermaid (R)
    Vira Burgerman
    Aka; Merma
    Happy Tails to you all..O((()))<

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