Universal Orlando Kicks Off Mardi Gras 2018 on February 3

Universal Orlando Kicks Off Mardi Gras 2018 on February 3

Universal Orlando gets ready to kick off their annual Mardi Gras celebration featuring headliner concerts on February 3. It will run daily through April 7, 2018.

Enjoy Cajun cuisine and drinks, music, and a parade through the park with floats of bead throwers. During this time period, Universal Studios Florida brings the Mardi Gras celebration to Orlando.

Guests can also enjoy concerts by big name headliners in pop, rock, R&B, country, and more, during select nights on the Music Plaza Stage in the park.

Here is the line-up of headliners, with a few dates yet to be filled:

  • Feb. 3: Sean Paul
  • Feb. 10: The Beach Boys
  • Feb. 17: Kelsea Ballerini
  • Feb. 18: Andy Grammer
  • Feb. 24: Macklemore
  • March 3: 311
  • March 4: Phillip Phillips
  • March 10: To Be Announced
  • March 11: Fitz and the Tantrums
  • March 17: Foreigner
  • March 18: Fifth Harmony
  • March 24: To Be Announced
  • March 25: BUSH

Joining these chart-topping artists are some of New Orleans’ most talented brass bands, bringing sounds of the Bayou to The French Quarter Courtyard:

  • Feb. 3 – Feb. 20: Free Agents Brass Band
  • Feb. 21 – March 6: Naughty Professor Brass Band
  • March 7 – March 20: New Breed Brass Band
  • March 21 – March 31: Young Pinstripe Brass Band
  • April 1 – April 7: Dirty Bourbon River Show

All Mardi Gras events, including the headliner concerts, are included with paid admission, including most UO annual passes.

For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit UniversalOrlando.com.

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