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Universal Orlando's
Mardi Gras: International Flavors of Carnaval






Feb 4 - Apr 16, 2023

Celebration Runs from February 4 - April 16, 2023

The parkwide celebration will transform Universal Studios Florida into Florida’s biggest party, complete with mouthwatering cuisine inspired by Carnaval celebrations from New Orleans to Brazil to Belgium and beyond – plus a lively parade filled with vibrant floats where partygoers can catch beads by the handful. And on select nights, guests can cap the festivities with live concerts by top names in music.​

Mardi Gras Excitement in the Streets 

On select nights, catch the dazzling Mardi Gras parade with authentic floats direct from New Orleans, while during the day enjoy dancers and colorful street performers. There will be no Mardi Gras parade on March 31st. 

Incredible Food from the World Over 

From traditional Cajun delights to international tastes inspired by Carnaval celebrations around the globe, Universal's Mardi Gras is a food lover's dream. 

Live Concerts 

In addition to the foot-tapping sounds of Zydeco throughout the event, on select nights you can enjoy live concerts featuring some of the biggest names in music on the Music Plaza Stage.​

Access to Universal’s Mardi Gras: International Flavors of Carnaval is included with regular admission to Universal Studios Florida.


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