Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras 2021: International Flavors of Carnaval kicks off Saturday, February 6, 2021 with a focus this year on authentic cuisine inspired by the most iconic Carnaval festivities across the globe. Of course, you can expect a festive atmosphere with fun decor and entertainment, as well.

Food Festival

More than 70 delectable dishes and beverages from 13 locations around the globe will be featured including:

  • Fan-favorite Cajun cuisine from New Orleans, such as a Crawfish Boil, Jambalaya, Beignets and other Big Easy delights
  • Classic Carnaval dishes from the islands, such as Pernil & Mofongo from Puerto Rico, a vegan Pholourie from Trinidad and Tobago and Jerk Chicken from the Bahamas
  • Pork Schnitzel Sliders and Bavarian Pretzels from Germany, iconic Paella Mixta and Leche Frita from Spain and Belgium Liege Waffles from Belgium
  • Other famous flavors from Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Cuba, Italy, France and more

More to Explore

The family-friendly version of the renowned New Orleans celebration features a wide array of festivities.

  • Spectacular Floats – A fleet of Pirate Treasure themed floats will be on display throughout the park along with a collection of Universal’s classic Mardi Gras floats.
  • Music Plaza Stage – Head over to this outdoor courtyard environment to snag a selfie with one of the three floats around the stage. Grab a table and relax with some good eats under dazzling lights.
  • Surprises All Around the Park – Big Easy bash in the streets with energetic dancers and stilt performers in extraordinary costumes, brass band musicians, countless beads and a
  • Mardi Gras Tribute Store is newly-themed and stocked with new merchandise that will give guests the perfect look for this epic celebration.

See it for Yourself

Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras 2021: International Flavors of Carnaval is included with admission to Universal Studios Florida daily February 6 – March 28, 2021.

But Wait, There’s More!

Right now, any guests who purchase a 2-Park Annual or Seasonal Pass will receive three extra months free to enjoy all that Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure have to offer. Blockout dates apply on select passes.

Florida residents can also take advantage of an exclusive ticket offer to purchase a 1-Day, 2-Park ticket and receive three extra days free to experience both parks. Guests can also take advantage of a special offer to save up to $200 on 4-day tickets for a family of four.

For more information and to book these offers, visit www.UniversalOrlando.com.

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