• Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Mardi Gras 2016 Line-Up at Universal Orlando Resort

Mardi Gras 2016 Line-Up at Universal Orlando Resort

It’s that time of year again, when the biggest celebration of Mardi Gras outside of the Big Easy comes to Central Florida. Universal Orlando® hosts Florida’s biggest party with 14 concerts lighting up the stage, 1.7 million beads flying through the air, and an amazing parade led by wonderfully outrageous performers! Authentic New Orleans cuisine will also be available for purchase throughout the French Quarter Courtyard.

Without great music, what kind of party would it be? Mardi Gras at Universal Orlando features big name artists performing live in concert on the Music Plaza stage at 8:30pm, select nights Feb. 6 – April 16, 2016. Check out the following lineup:

  • Feb. 13 – Diana Ross
  • Feb. 14 – Barenaked Ladies
  • Feb. 20 – Nate Ruess
  • Feb. 27 – Fall Out Boy
  • March 5 – Kool & the Gang
  • March 12 – The Fray
  • March 13 – Adam Lambert
  • March 19 – Shawn Mendes
  • March 20 – 3 Doors Down
  • March 26 – REO Speedwagon
  • April 2 – T-Pain
  • April 9 – Jessie J
  • April 16 – Yandel

Head over to the French Quarter Courtyard to move your feet to the sounds of authentic zydeco bands from New Orleans while enjoying sizzling Cajun and Creole food. Some of the dishes offered at Florida’s biggest party include mouth-watering spicy Jambalaya, grilled Andouille sausage, shrimp gumbo, red beans & rice, beignets and more.

In addition to the great food & music, the Mardi Gras celebration will include fantastic parades on each night there’s a concert, featuring 12 unique floats that highlight different cultures around the globe: Venetian Carnival, Oktoberfest, Fourth of July and Rio de Janeiro Carnival. Kids can also enjoy their very own private parade experience in the Little Jester’s Parade viewing area located in front of the Brown Derby Hat Shop.

The best part of this big event? It’s included with your Annual Pass or Universal Studios® Admission. Check out Mardi Gras at Universal Orlando Resort and save up to $46 vs. gate price by purchasing your discount Universal tickets from Tickets2You.com!

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