The line-up for the 2017 Mardi Gras event at Universal Orlando has been announced. On 12 select nights, popular acts from yesterday and today will perform live in concert in the Music Plaza Stage. Here are this year’s performers:

  • February 4: Trace Adkins
  • February 11: Ne-Yo
  • February 18: Collective Soul
  • February 19: X Ambassadors
  • February 25: Fifth Harmony
  • March 4: Kool & the Gang
  • March 5: Olivia Newton-John
  • March 11: UB40
  • March 12: Toby Keith
  • March 18: Jason Derulo
  • March 19: Earth, Wind & Fire
  • March 25: The All-American Rejects

This year’s parade will also feature 6 new floats based on mythical creatures. The 6 floats are:

  • Manticore’s Majesty
  • The Rise of the Garuda
  • The Dance of the Dragon
  • Phoenix from the Flames
  • Garden Sprites
  • The Flight of the Pegasus

For the first time ever, Mardi Gras will run 50 consecutive nights with more opportunities to see the Mardi Gras parade, and hear the sweet sounds of The Big Easy with live bands straight from Bourbon Street and enjoy flavorful Cajun cuisine at The French Quarter Courtyard.

All Mardi Gras festivities are included with your Annual Pass or Universal Studios Florida admission.