Universal Orlando has announced that reservations are now open for the returning Mardi Gras Float Ride and Dine Experience for 2024’s Mardi Gras: International Flavors of Carnaval, which returns to Universal Studios Florida from February 3 through April 7, 2024.

The Mardi Gras Float Ride and Dine Experience gives guests the exclusive opportunity to be a part of the festivities by reserving a spot to toss beads from a Mardi Gras float during the event’s vibrant parade. The experience also includes a three-course meal at one of four participating restaurants – The Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar, NBC Sports Grill & Brew, Finnegan’s Bar & Grill or Lombard’s Seafood Grille.

The Mardi Gras Float Ride and Dine Experience includes one appetizer, one entrée, one dessert and one non-alcoholic beverage starting at $84.99 plus tax per person, as well as one Mardi Gras parade float rider reservation on the same day. Guests can purchase this experience and reserve their spot by calling 407-224-7554 or visiting www.UniversalOrlando.com/MardiGras.

Universal Orlando Passholders receive a 15% discount off the ticketed price of the experience with a valid Pass when purchasing by calling 407-224-7554, or in person at the Front Gate or a Guest Services location of the theme parks.

2024 Mardi Gras: International Flavors of Carnaval features a mouthwatering menu of eclectic cuisine inspired by New Orleans favorites and iconic Carnaval traditions around the globe, a spectacular Mardi Gras parade complete with tons of colorful beads, dazzling floats and energetic street performers, and – on select nights – live concerts by top-name talent to cap off the festivities. More information on the event will be released soon. Guests can experience all the excitement of Universal Mardi Gras with regular admission to Universal Studios Florida or a valid Universal Orlando Pass (blockout dates apply).

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