Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras celebration 2022 underway

ORLANDO, Fla. — Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras celebration is back this weekend with live concerts, parades and great food from around the world.


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Musical legends, global superstars and Grammy-nominated DJs are some of the acts you’ll be able to see as part of Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras celebration.

Performances by the one and only Diana Ross, LL Cool J and Grammy-nominated DJ and producer Marshmello are part of the festivities.

Here’s the full concert lineup:

Feb. 5: Sugar Ray

Feb. 12: Diana Ross

Feb. 19: Barenaked Ladies

Feb. 20: Styx

Feb. 26: Jon Pardi

March 5: LL Cool J featuring DJ Z-Trip

March 6: Marshmello

March 12: Lee Brice

March 13: Becky G

March 18: Khalid

March 19: Seal

March 20: Gavin DeGraw

March 25: The Revivalists

March 26: Jimmie Allen

March 27: Jason Derulo

All concerts begin at 8:30 p.m.

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Also returning are Mardi Gras parades, with six detailed floats that fuse Mardi Gras with cosmic-inspired elements such as comets, rockets and Martians.

Guests can also enjoy delicious culinary delicacies inspired by various locations around the globe prepared by Universal’s award-winning chefs.

Dishes like crawfish boil, beignets, coconut curry shrimp and vegan samosas are just a few of the items on the menu for 2022.

Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras celebration will run from Feb. 5 through April 24.

More information about Universal’s Mardi Gras can be found here.

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Matt Reeser

Matt Reeser, WFTV.com

Matt Reeser joined WFTV in 1998 as a news photographer and has worked for television stations in Kentucky and West Virginia.