Mardi Gras 2017 Announced With More Dates Than Ever

Mardi Gras 2017 Announced With More Dates Than Ever

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In just a few months, it will be time to let the good times roll as Universal Orlando’s annual Mardi Gras celebration returns to Universal Studios Florida.Mardi Gras ParadeAnd next year, we’re changing things up a bit. Mardi Gras will run for a total of 50 consecutive nights from February 4 to March 25.

That means you’ll have 50 nights to catch as many beads as possible during the dazzling Mardi Gras parade.Mardi Gras Parade…50 nights to interact with Mardi Gras characters and hear live music from bands straight from The Big Easy…Mississippi Rail Company @ Mardi Gras 2015…50 nights to enjoy the delicious authentic Cajun cuisine in the French Quarter Courtyard, like jambalaya, gumbo and more…Mardi Gras FoodAnd on 12 select nights, some of the biggest names in music will take the stage for live concerts. Stay tuned – the concert lineup for Mardi Gras 2017 will be revealed in the next few months.Mardi Gras ConcertMardi Gras is included in admission to Universal Studios Florida. Stay tuned to the blog or sign up for emails for more information about the event over the next few months.

Laissez les bon temps rouler!

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20 comments

  1. Bob

    Only two months this year? ?That sucks

  2. Genie Morris

    I want to be in the parade

  3. Marilyn

    Parade & Concerts should be a bit earlier! would be nice to see a Salsa artist like Victor Manuel, Luis Enrique o Jerry Rivera!

    • rose

      why would you want Salsa at a Mardi Gras? They have nothing to do with NOLA!!

  4. Leslie Roberts

    I absolutely LOVE Mardi Gras!
    One year, my daughter was catching a ton of beads and a child in a wheelchair was watching the beads pass by her. My daughter turned to her and handed her a full hand of beads telling the little girl she caught them for her. Such a memory!

    • George

      You must have a very special daughter

  5. Teresa Rinehart

    With my job i can not be there those dates wish they could be around end of may beginning of june seen them once and loved it

    • caroline

      That’s not when Mardi Gras is though . . .

  6. Mark'y b

    We’re all really upset it’s not on late march early April ?

  7. shelly

    now the parade is every night, i just wish they’d choose some days to only have the concert and not the parade. Especially since last year was a ruckus when you had Fall Out Boy, which was only compromised because the parade people weren’t ready for the concert crowd. If some nights only had one, it would help out tremendously and keep Universal being able to bring in such great acts.

  8. thecrowesnest

    Mardi Gras needs to go another week as the schools up north are not on Spring Break until 3/27 – 3/31

  9. Leslie Simek

    I love universal!!! Can’t wait!

  10. June Perez

    Really looking forward to being there from Scotland! Universal is the GREATEST Theme park ever!!!

  11. Pat Harrington

    How much is it to get in, we have already purchased our park tickets ?

  12. Laura H.

    I already have our trip booked! I can’t wait to see the Mardi Gras festivities!
    See you in February!!

  13. Dana

    If the Strawberry Festival can get Donnie & Marie last year, why can’t Mardi Gras? Also, how about Earth, Wind & Fire?

  14. Dawn Myhill

    NO way! Been for the last three years to Mardi Gras at the end of March. Booked our trip for March April 2017 for Mardi Gras now we will get there the week after it finishes! How come it is so early?????

  15. cathy

    where are the concert dates 2017?