THE MARDI GRAS PARADE
At Universal Studios Florida®Gather the family and catch beads
by the handful as our dazzling parade winds its way through the park with incredible floats, colorful costumes, towering stilt walkers, street performers and dancers. It’s fun and excitement for all ages.
Want to join in on the action? Annual Passholders can sign up now for an opportunity to ride a float** in the Mardi Gras parade. Click here
for details and to sign-up!
*Available for purchase.
**You must sign up by 12 pm on Friday the week prior to the event date. Additional restrictions apply. See sign-up page for details.
The parade rolls through the streets of Universal Studios on every Mardi Gras event night starting at 7:45 p.m. EST
Be sure to line the streets to catch beads and doubloons by the handful. You'll see beautifully decorated floats designed by Blaine Kern Studios, who have been creating authentic Mardi Gras floats in New Orleans for over 60 years.
CREATED JUST FOR KIDS
Little ones get their own private parade experience in the Little Jester's Parade viewing area
located in front of the Brown Derby Hat Shop. This area is available beginning one hour before the parade starts.