Sean Paul, new floats and more coming to Universal’s Mardi Gras in 2018

Mardi Gras double header this weekend at Universal Orlando

With the holidays behind us, Universal Orlando is going full-steam ahead into the biggest party on this side of the bayou, that is of course, Mardi Gras at Universal Studios Florida. The event kicks off Feb. 3 and runs through April 7 and will feature a variety of artists this year. Including:

  • 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: NEW: Jason Derulo
  • March 11: Fitz and the Tantrums
  • March 17: Foreigner
  • March 18: Fifth Harmony
  • March 24: NEW: Jessie J
  • March 25: BUSH

Universal also announced that the parade will feature SIX all-new celestial-themed floats, for a grand total of 12 floats this year in the parade.

The Serpentarius float

 

Orion the Hunter float

Orion the Hunter float

 

The Andromeda float

The Andromeda float

 

The Scorpius float

The Scorpius float

The Virgo the Maiden float

The Virgo the Maiden float

 

The Taurus float

The Taurus float

As always, Universal’s Mardi Gras is included with your regular Universal Studios Florida admission. And Universal is running a great promo for Florida residents where you purchase an annual pass and you’ll get three months free. Details here.

Be sure to follow us on Twitter & Facebook for live coverage of Mardi Gras when it kicks off next month!

Clint

Clint

Clint Gamache started Thrillgeek back in 2013 to share his love of theme parks, pop culture and other geeky stuff with the world. He can be found on Twitter @iamcgeed

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