Universal Studios Florida®, Universal Orlando®, Orlando, Florida
Select Nights • February 4 – March 24, 2017
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“The Biggest Bash This Side of the Bayou!” The streets of Universal Studios theme park come alive for the largest Mardi Gras celebration outside of the Big Easy – featuring spectacular parades with colorful floats, extravagantly costumed characters, a live concert series that boasts some of today’s hottest musical performers, delicious New Orleans-style cuisine and plenty of beads to throw around. Mardi Gras at Universal Studios Florida® festivities run on select nights from mid-February to early April. Admission is included with your regular Universal Studios Florida® ticket.

2017 Schedule of Entertainers (subject to change without notice):

Saturday, February 4: Trace Adkins
Saturday, February 11: Ne-Yo
Saturday, February 18: Collective Soul
Sunday, February 19: X Ambassadors
Saturday, February 25: Fifth Harmony
Saturday, March 4: Kool & the Gang has been cancelled
Sunday, March 5: Olivia Newton-John
Saturday, March 11: UB40
Sunday, March 12: Toby Keith
Saturday, March 18: Jason Derulo
Sunday, March 19: Earth, Wind & Fire
Saturday, March 25: The All-American Rejects

For the 2017 concert nights, the parade will kick off at 7:45pm and the concert should begin shortly thereafter at 8:30pm. Check park map to confirm. From the start to finish, the parade lasts about 25 minutes.

Universal Mardi Gras Parade Time

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

From the start to finish, the Mardi Gras parade is about 25 minutes in length. Keep reading for more info about the parade route.

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