• Sunday, December 10, 2017
Catch Florida’s Biggest Party at Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras

Catch Florida’s Biggest Party at Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras

Spring is just around the corner, which means that The Big Easy is making its way to Universal Orlando for the biggest party in Florida, Mardi Gras. This family-friendly version of the New Orleans street party comes bursting with with entertainment, authentic New Orleans bands, extraordinary cajun cuisine, costumed performers and a festive parade.

Lasting for 50 nights from February 4th to March 25th at Universal Studios Florida, catch a parade of festive floats while colorful beads are tossed into the crowd, and colorful street performers dazzle the crowds. The parade rolls through the streets of Universal Studios on 50 nights of Mardi Gras:

  • 2/7: 5:00pm
  • 2/5, 2/6, 2/8 – 2/10, 2/12 – 2/17: 6:45pm
  • 2/20 – 2/24, 2/26 – 2/27, 3/1 – 3/3, 3/6 – 3/10: 7:15pm
  • 2/4, 2/11, 2/18, 2/19, 2/25, 2/28, 3/4, 3/5, 3/11 – 3/25: 7:45pm

Exerience the feel of New Orleans at the French Quarter Courtyard where you can enjoy Cajun and Creole dishes like mouth-watering spicy Jambalaya, grilled Andouille sausage, shrimp gumbo, red beans & rice, beignets and more, while dancing to the beat of Louisiana’s most popular bands performing authentic zydeco and blues music. Bands include the following:

  • 2/4-2/14: Young Pinstripe Brass Band
  • 2/15-2/21: New Breed Brass Band
  • 2/22-3/5: Free Agents Brass Band
  • 3/6-3/15: Naughty Professor Brass Band
  • 3/16-3/25: Dirty Bourbon River Show

On select nights, guests can also enjoy a different big-name headliner on the Universal Music Plaza Stage in Universal Studios Florida. The concerts kick off at approximately 8:30pm following the parade at 7:45pm:

  • 2/4: Trace Adkins
  • 2/11: Ne-Yo
  • 2/18: Collective Soul
  • 2/19: X Ambassadors
  • 2/25: Fifth Harmony
  • 3/4: TBA
  • 3/5: Olivia Newton-John
  • 3/11: UB40
  • 3/12: Toby Keith
  • 3/18: Jason Derulo
  • 3/19: Earth, Wind & Fire
  • 3/25: The All-American Rejects

All Mardi Gras events are included with admission to Universal Studios Florida while food dishes are available separately for purchase. Shop discount Universal Orlando tickets at Tickets2You.com and enjoy the same benefits at an affordable price!

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