Universal Orlando Resort have announced the headliners taking the stage for the 2017 Mardi Gras celebration, featuring :-
- Cajun-style cuisine
- Authentic New Orleans flare
- A spectacular parade
- Select nights – live concerts by a star-studded lineup of musical artists
Running daily from February 4th through March 25th, giving guests 50 nights to join the celebration.
on 12 select nights during the event, guests can enjoy performances By Neyo and Fifth Harmony.
The celebration also includes a uniquely themed nightly parade featuring festive Mardi Gras floats complete with New Orleans-inspired music, dozens of colorful dancers and stilt performers, and more than one million beads.
This years parade will feature six all-new Mythical Creatures Themed floats including :
- The Dance of the Dragon
- The Flight of the Pegasus
- The Rise of the Garuda
All of the exquisitely detailed Mardi Gras floats are engineered by Blaine Kern Artists, the same company that has hand crafted floats for the iconic New Orleans celebration since 1947.
Guests can also enjoy authentic New Orleans-style cuisine at The French Quarter Courtyard and performances by bands pulled straight from Bourbon Street.
2017 MARDI GRAS HEADLINERS
Performing In The Music Plaza
- Feb. 4 – Trace Adkins
- Feb. 11 – NE-YO
- Feb. 18 – Collective Soul
- Feb. 19 – X Ambassadors
- Feb. 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
2017 MARDI GRAS NEW ORLEANS BANDS LINE-UP
Performing In The French Quarter
- Feb. 4 Feb. 14 – Young Pipeline Brass Band
- Feb. 15 Feb. 21 – New Breed Brass Band
- Feb. 22 March 5 – Free Agents Brass Band
- March 6 March 15 – Naughty Professor Brass Band
- March 16 March 25 – Dirty Bourbon River Show
For more information on Mardi Gras, visit https://www.universalorlando.com/Events/Mardi-Gras/Overview.