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  • Writer's picturePamela Guffey

Unveiling the Magic: Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras is Open!

The Party has started! Step into the enchanting world of Universal Orlando Resort, where the air is filled with excitement, colors, and the irresistible beats of Zydeco music. The grand spectacle that is Universal Orlando's Mardi Gras opening has arrived, promising a celebration like no other. Join us as we explore the magic, the festivities, and the thrill of Mardi Gras at Universal Orlando from now until April 7th.

The Grand Unveiling: As the gates swing open, Universal Orlando transforms into a dazzling carnival of colors, with the vibrant energy of Mardi Gras pulsating through every corner. The grand unveiling is a moment of sheer anticipation, as guests are welcomed into a world where fantasy and reality collide in the most spectacular fashion.

Parades that Mesmerize: One of the highlights of Universal Orlando's Mardi Gras is the awe-inspiring parade that winds its way through the park. Floats adorned with intricate designs, vibrant masks, and costumed performers bring the spirit of New Orleans to life. Be prepared to catch beads tossed from the floats, adding an interactive and joyous element of the festivities.

Culinary Delights: Mardi Gras is not just a feast for the eyes; it's a feast for the taste buds as well. Universal Orlando's culinary team takes center stage, presenting a mouthwatering array of authentic Cajun and Creole dishes. From gumbo to jambalaya, each bite is a culinary journey to the heart of Louisiana. And let's not forget the king cakes, a sweet treat for royalty.

Live Music Extravaganza: The beats of Mardi Gras are irresistible, and Universal Orlando ensures the soundtrack is nothing short of spectacular. Live performances by renowned artists and bands grace the stages, bringing the soulful sounds of jazz, blues, and Zydeco to the forefront. Get ready to dance, sway, and immerse yourself in the musical magic.

Beads, Masks and Costumes: Mardi Gras is synonymous with flamboyant costumes and dazzling accessories, and Universal Orlando encourages guests to join in the fun. Dress in your most vibrant colors, don a mask, and become part of the living tapestry that makes Mardi Gras an immersive experience. Don't forget to collect the iconic Mardi Gras beads – a symbol of the festivities and a cherished souvenir.

Family Affair: Universal Orlando's Mardi Gras opening is designed to be a family-friendly affair, catering to visitors of all ages. From the little ones delighting in the colorful floats to adults savoring the culinary delights and live music, there's something for everyone. It's an event that encourages families to come together, celebrate, and create lasting memories.

Be Part of the Party: If you don't mind sacrificing an extra two or three hours of your day at Universal Studios, one of the coolest things you can do as a guest is hopping on one of the beautifully custom-built floats and throwing beads down the parade route. (This is one of the great experiences your Diserella Travel Planner can help arrange.)

Universal Orlando's Mardi Gras opening is more than an event; it's a sensory explosion of colors, sounds, and flavors. As the magic unfolds, guests are transported to a world where the spirit of celebration reigns supreme. Whether you're a seasoned Universal Orlando enthusiast or a first-time visitor, Mardi Gras is an experience that will leave you enchanted and eagerly anticipating the next revelry. Join the festivities, embrace the joy, and let the magic of Mardi Gras at Universal Orlando take you on an unforgettable journey.

Book your Mardi Gras package today with a Diserella Travel Advisor



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