As part of the Universal’s Mardi Gras: International Flavors of Carnaval celebration for 2023, guests will have the ability to be a part of the festivities by reserving a spot to toss beads from a Mardi Gras float during the event’s dazzling parade by booking the Mardi Gras Float Ride and Dine Experience.

Mardi Gras Float Ride and Dine Experience

  • WHEN: Select Dates Feb. 4–Apr. 16.
  • WHAT: 
    • Get a reserved spot on a parade float and toss beads to the crowd.
    • Enjoy a 3-course meal selecting from the full menu at one of four participating restaurants at Universal Orlando Resort. Restrictions apply.
      • At Universal Studios Florida: Finnegan’s Bar & Grill (Full Menu) OR Lombard’s Seafood Grill (Full Menu)
      • At Universal CityWalk: The Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar (Full Menu) OR NBC Sports Grill & Bar (Full Menu)
  • COST: $64.99^+tax per guest (gratuity not included)
  • HOW: Guests can purchase this experience and reserve their spot by calling 407-224-7554 or visiting

See it for Yourself

Universal’s Mardi Gras 2023: International Flavors of Carnaval is included with admission to Universal Studios Florida daily February 4 – April 16, 2023. The Mardi Gras Float Ride and Dine Experience requires advance reservation.