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Universal’s Mardi Gras, Florida’s Biggest Party

Mardi Gras isn’t just for New Orleans. Universal’s Mardi Gras is one of Orlando’s biggest and best Mardi Gras party. The party is so big, it doesn’t just last one night. On select dates, guests can enjoy live music, Cajun-style food, a dazzling parade with street performers, incredible floats and more beads than you can imagine.

Universal's Mardi Gras nighttime parade

Head over to Universal’s Mardi Gras at Universal Studios starting February 6th through April 16th, 2016, and listen to the biggest names in music, LIVE! Performers include artists such as Hunter Hayes, Diana Ross, Fall Out Boy, Jessie J, REO Speedwagon, T-Pain and many more. See the full lineup below:

Concert Dates:

Saturday, February 6th: Hunter Hayes
Saturday, February 13th: Diana Ross
Sunday, February 14th: Barenaked Ladies
Saturday, February 27th: Fall Out Boy

Saturday, March 5th: Kool & The Gang
Saturday, March 12th: The Fray
Sunday, March 13th: Adam Lambert
Saturday, March 19th: Shawn Mendes
Sunday, March 20th: 3 Doors Down
Saturday, March 26th: REO Speedwagon

Saturday, April 2nd: T-Pain
Saturday, April 9th: Jessie J
Saturday, April 16th: Yandel

Mardi Gras is a great event for the whole family and has something for everyone to delight in. There is even a special parade viewing area just for the little ones! Be sure to visit the French Quarter Courtyard to grab a plate of authentic Cajun and Creole food available for purchase. Regular park admission includes the Mari Gras concerts, parade and French Quarter music.

There’s no reason for the family fun to stop at the park. Book a rental home so everyone can be in one place together during your vacation. Villa Moderno is a fantastic new villa offering contemporary luxury throughout, a well-equipped games room, private pool, and fun themed rooms perfect for the kids.

Until the next blog post, have a magical day!