Universal Orlando has announced details for their 2019 Mardi Gras celebration, including the lineup for the concert series headlined by Pitbull and Macklemore.
- Universal has announced 10 concerts for the 2019 Mardi Gras event, as well as three additional dates with talent yet to be announced.
- The complete concert lineup is as follows:
- February 9 – BUSH
- February 16 – Gavin DeGraw
- February 17 – Dan + Shay
- February 23 – Macklemore
- March 2 – To be announced
- March 9 – Becky G
- March 10 – Sean Paul
- March 16 – Steve Miller Band
- March 17 – Ziggy Marley
- March 23 – NF
- March 24 – Pitbull
- March 30 – To be announced
- March 31 – To be announced
- A new theme has also been announced for the nightly parade.
- 12 floats, beads, colorful dancers and stilt performers will be dressed with a “Party Animals” theme.
- The parades will feature animals from all over the world, with themes like arctic, jungle, ocean, swamp and more.
French Quarter Food Drinks and Entertainment
- As always, specialty food and beverage options will bring the cajun flavors of New Orleans to Universal Studios Florida in the French Quarter Courtyard.
- Options will include beignets, frog legs, crawfish, a specialty Mardi Gras cocktail and more.
- The French Quarter Courtyard will also feature live entertainment, including authentic New Orleans bands providing the beats of the Big Easy.
- The entertainment schedule is as follows:
- February 9 – 17: Dirty Bourbon River Show
- February 18 – 27: Naughty Professor Brass Band
- February 28 – March 18: Free Agents Brass Band featuring Honey Bannister
- March 19 – April 4: New Breed Brass Band
Universal Orlando Resort’s Mardi Gras will begin February 9 and run through April 4. For tickets, including a new special three-day offer, and more information, visit the official Universal Orlando website.