*ORLANDO, Fla. – Universal Orlando Resort’s Mardi Gras celebration continues through April 2 with a star-studded lineup of musical artists performing live this month, including the multi-platinum international star behind global smash-hits “Despacito” and “Échame La Culpa,” Luis Fonsi (March 13), GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement award-winning musical icon, Diana Ross (March 15), and world-renowned, chart-topping DJ and producer, Marshmello (March 22). See below for other headlining acts throughout March.
As part of this family-friendly version of the renowned New Orleans celebration, guests can enjoy a spectacular nightly parade that runs throughout the streets of Universal Studios Florida inspired by the all-new Treasures of the Deep theme, as well as sample new and returning authentic Cajun cuisine available in the French Quarter Courtyard. And with the purchase of a Mardi Gras Tasting Lanyard, guests can sample multiple dishes and beverages for one price throughout the event. Guests can also add-on the Bayou Boil Dining Experience, a delicious Louisiana-style crawfish boil, and the Feast & Floats Dessert Party, which both include an exclusive Mardi Gras parade viewing area.
Guests can also enjoy the all-new Mardi Gras Tribute Store, which made its debut in Universal Studios Florida for the first time in the event’s 25 year history. Located just outside the French Quarter inside the New York area of Universal Studios Florida, the immersive Tribute Store serves as a homage to authentic New Orleans tradition. It offers exclusive photo opportunities and specially-designed Universal Orlando Mardi Gras merchandise available for purchase.
All of the excitement of Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras celebration is included with admission to Universal Studios Florida or with an Annual or Seasonal Pass (blockout dates apply). And through August 13, 2020, guests who purchase a 2-Day, 2-Park ticket (as low as $234.99 per adult) will receive TWO EXTRA DAYS FREE to enjoy the thrills & excitement of Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure. And for only $40 more per adult, guests can upgrade their ticket to include Universal’s Volcano Bay water theme park, giving them four days of access to all three of Universal Orlando’s theme parks.
To take advantage of this offer and for more information on Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras, visit www.UniversalOrlando.com.
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Universal Orlando is home to three epic theme parks, including Universal’s Islands of Adventure – named TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice as the #1 Amusement Park in the World five years in a row – Universal Studios Florida, and Universal’s Volcano Bay water theme park, a tropical oasis like no other. Universal Orlando’s hotels are destinations unto themselves and include Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, the Hard Rock Hotel, Loews Royal Pacific Resort, Loews Sapphire Falls Resort, Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort, Universal’s Aventura Hotel and Universal’s Endless Summer Resort – Surfside Inn and Suites. And Universal’s entertainment complex, Universal CityWalk, offers immersive dining and entertainment for every member of the family.
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