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Mardi Gras At Universal Orlando 2016

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Mardi Gras at Universal Orlando 2016

Mardi Gras at Universal Orlando 2016

Universal Orlando® sure knows how to throw a party! Get ready for the beads – the annual Mardi Gras at Universal Orlando is back! This year’s party offers 14 concerts, 1.7 million beads, the spectacular Mardi Gras Day Parade and French Quarter food that will take you right to New Orleans! The daily activities are family friendly and takes place at Universal Studios, although a two park admission ticket will still let you enjoy Islands of Adventure if you need a break from the festivities. After the amazing concerts on select nights, the party will continue for the guests 21 and up at Universal’s City Walk®, with free general admission to five unique clubs and bars just by showing your admission ticket to Mardi Gras until 2:00 am! 

Are you ready for Florida’s biggest party of the year? Mardi Gras returns to Universal Orlando® starting February 6th 2016 and the party doesn’t stop until April 16!

Universal Orlando Resort is home to the biggest, best Mardi Gras party in the country Ð and it comes straight from New Orleans to you through April 23. Nationally renowned musical acts combine with an authentic Mardi Gras parade, dozens of colorfully costumed performers, authentic Cajun cooking and hand-picked New Orleans bands to capturethe look, feel and fun of New Orleans Ð all inside Universal Studios Florida. © 2011 Universal Orlando Resort. All rights reserved.

Mardi Gras at Universal Orlando 2016  – Concert Line-Up:

  • Feb. 6 – Hunter Hayes
  • 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


When you head over to the French Quarter for an immersive experience you will also get to sample some music straight from the bayou with these great acts:

  • Feb 6  Rockin’ Jake
  • Feb 13  Mississippi Rail Company
  • Feb 14  Mississippi Rail Company
  • Feb 20  Naughty Professor
  • Feb 27  Cha Wa
  • Mar 5  Beth Mckee & The Sliders
  • Mar 12  Soul Project
  • Mar 13  Soul Project
  • Mar 19  The Big Easy Playboys
  • Mar 20  The Big Easy Playboys
  • Mar 26  Gravy
  • Apr 2  Dirty Bourbon River Show
  • Apr 9  Daddy Mac Blues Band
  • Apr 16  Big Al and The Heavyweights


Mardi Gras Celebration Parade:
You and your family will love the experience of the Mardi Gras Parade at Universal Studios Orlando!

This one of a kind parade offers amazingly detailed floats, characters and entertainers giving you a

show you will never forget and oh yeah, did we mention BEADS! Millions of beads!



Don’t miss all the bands, beads, food and entertainment you will never forget at this year’s Mardi Gras at Universal Orlando!





Come and experience the New Orleans inspired party of the year at Universal Orlando®! For information on tickets or event times, contact a VillaDirect Guest Service associate at 866-934-9177 or

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