Universal Orlando Resort today announced the headlining acts of its 2018 Mardi Gras celebration, which runs from Feb. 3 through April 7.

On 13 select nights, guests can see some of their favorite artists.

Feb. 3
Sean Paul
Feb. 10
The Beach Boys
Feb. 17
Kelsea Ballerini
Feb. 18
Andy Grammer
Feb. 24
March 3
March 4
Phillip Phillips
March 10
March 11
Fitz and the Tantrums
March 17
March 18
Fifth Harmony
March 24
March 25

In addition, six new celestial floats – including Taurus, Virgo and Serpentarius – will complete a lineup of 12 hand-crafted floats engineered by Kern Studios, the famed float designer of Mardi Gras in New Orleans.

Guests will also enjoy mouthwatering shrimp po’boys, jambalaya, beignets and more at the French Quarter Courtyard while listening to authentic sounds of New Orleans straight from Bourbon Street.

Feb. 3 – Feb. 20
Free Agents Brass Band
Feb. 21 – March 6
Naughty Professor Brass Band
March 7 – March 20
New Breed Brass Band
March 21 – March 31
Young Pinstripe Brass Band
April 1 – April 7
Dirty Bourbon River Show


Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras celebration is included with admission to Universal Studios Florida or with an annual pass.