Mardi Gras at Universal Orlando
It is becoming more common to travel to Orlando from October through December to experience the holiday decorations and specially themed events that the theme parks host for Halloween and Christmas. But did you know that there are special events in the Spring as well? Carnaval, Party-goers, and Spring Breakers look no further when deciding where to celebrate than with Mardi Gras at the Universal Orlando Resort!
Mardi Gras festivities happen every night from February 9th until April 4th, 2019 at the Universal Studios Orlando Theme Park. Know what’s the best part? All you need is a park ticket to join in the fun, no special event ticket required! And all of the entertainment is family friendly!
Take a look at the excitement and adventure Universal Orlando Resort Mardi Gras has to offer.
Mardi Gras Parade
Every year Universal Orlando Resort brings in an exciting Mardi Gras parade that runs nightly, during the event dates, that pays homage to the famous New Orleans Mardi Gras parade with authentic floats. This year’s parade will bring out the party animal in you with floats themed to all kinds of majestic creatures. Dance along as awe-inspiring floats, stilt walkers, dancers, and street performers pass you by and see how many beads you can collect!
Food and Drinks
Every day at 4 pm you can make your way to the New York area of the park and watch it transform into the French Quarter Courtyard. Stroll around the Courtyard and explore the differed themed booths offering classic New Orleans style food full of Cajun flare and flavor!
On select nights, Mardi Gras festivities will close with a BANG as famous pop, rock, country, and R&B singers take the Music Plaza stage for a concert, all included with your park ticket! Some of the biggest names in entertainment have already been confirmed for 2019 including Macklemore, Pitbull, the Steve Miller Band!
Before the parade starts, various performers stroll around The French Quarter Courtyard where you can dance, interact and take pictures with them. As if that was not enough, live jazz, blue and zydeco bands will fill your ears with the sounds of sweet Southern music. Let the good times roll!
Become part of the fun by purchasing exclusive Universal Orlando Resort Mardi Gras merchandise like beads and masks to celebrate in style! Take them home and relive the memories for years to come.