If you’re going to be starting 2019 out right, then you need check out this year’s Mardi Gras celebration at Universal Orlando Resort. The event will be kicking off this coming Feb. 9-April. 4 at the park with parades, live concerts on selected nights. Don’t forget the Cajun food and drinks, beads, and well more beads!
Here’s who you can see at Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras for their concert series line up with returning fan-favorites at the Music Plaza Stage on selected nights.
- February 9 – BUSH
- February 16 – Gavin DeGraw
- February 17 – Dan + Shay
- February 23 – Macklemore
- March 2 – To be announced
- March 9 – Becky G
- March 10 – Sean Paul
- March 16 – Steve Miller Band
- March 17 – Ziggy Marley
- March 23 – NF
- March 24 – Pitbull
- March 30 – To be announced
- March 31 – To be announced
Universal Orlando will be offering a brand new nighttime parade theme this year- “Party Animals!”. 12 parade floats, beads, colorful dancers, and stilt performers. You’ll able to see the floats and performers dressed as their spirit animals from all over the world from ecosystems like the arctic, jungle, ocean, swamp, and more.
Check out the concept art down below for the new theme nighttime parade floats.
Universal Orlando will be cooking up some tasty food and beverage this year with a new culinary twist. All of the food and beverages will be served in tasting sizes and get a variety of dishes from New Orleans during your visit, that will be located in the French Quarter Courtyard.
The culinary team has come up with new and returning fan-favorite food and drink options. Including these mouth-watering food options such as; beignets, frog legs, crab etouffee, and crawfish! The signature Mardi Gras cocktail, craft beer flights and more with other details to be released.
A Mardi Gras traditional dessert of King Cake be served at Universal Orlando. (©Source: Universal Orlando)
The beats of the big easy will be jazzing the night away located the French Quarter Courtyard and catch these authentic New Orleans bands performing daily in the French Quarter.
- February 9 – 17: Dirty Bourbon River Show
- February 18 – 27: Naughty Professor Brass Band
- February 28 – March 18: Free Agents Brass Band featuring Honey Bannister
- March 19 – April 4: New Breed Brass Band
Here’s what you also need to know for special offers and for Annual Passholders for their offers as well.
“This spring we’ve got the perfect way for Florida residents to experience ANY day of Mardi Gras and Universal Orlando thrills and excitement. For a limited time get 3 days for just $159.99 plus tax with a valid promo code from Coca-Cola or Coke Zero Sugar now through April 4, 2019. You can use your three days anytime now through June 30, 2019. That means no blockout dates and you can use them non-consecutively.”
You can find more information by clicking here.
Channel you’re inner party animal at Universal’s Mardi Gras Celebration this coming February. (©Source: Universal Orlando)
Another option is to upgrade towards an annual pass to enjoy the parks all year-long with special events like Mardi Gras. Right now-April. 4, you get up to six months free with the purchase of any Annual Pass. That’s a whole year now and up to half a year free! Details can be found here to more know about it.
Passholders get some amazing perks during Mardi Gras like an exclusive parade viewing area, float riding opportunities and more.
*Blockout dates apply for Seasonal Passholders on all concert event nights at Universal Studios Florida. You will still receive access to Universal’s Islands of Adventure.
Tickets are on sale and grab them to start partying it up at Universal Orlando!
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Source: Universal Orlando