Universal Orlando Resort Announces Mardi Gras 2021: International Flavors of Carnaval

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Universal Orlando Resort is celebrating a festival of international flavors. Mardi Gras 2021: International Flavors of Carnaval begins Saturday, February 6 and will run through Sunday, March 28 at Universal Orlando. It will feature authentic cuisine inspired by iconic Carnaval festivities from around the world.

Courtesy of Universal Orlando Resort.

Guests will be able to go on a culinary journey as they sample more than 70 dishes and beverages from around the world from places like New Orleans, Puerto Rico, Trinidad and Tobago, Germany, Spain, Brazil, and so much more.

Some of the featured Cajun and traditional global flavors include:

  • Fan-favorite Cajun cuisine from New Orleans, such as a Crawfish Boil, Jambalaya, Beignets, and other Big Easy delights.
  • Classic Carnaval dishes from the islands, such as Pernil & Mofongo from Puerto Rico, a vegan Pholourie from Trinidad and Tobago, and Jerk Chicken from the Bahamas.
  • Pork Schnitzel Sliders and Bavarian Pretzels from Germany, iconic Paella Mixta and Leche Frita from Spain and Belgium Liege Waffles from Belgium.
  • Other famous flavors from Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Cuba, Italy, France, and more.

That’s not all! Guests will have an opportunity to get up close with Mardi Gras floats throughout the theme park, enjoy a Big Easy bash in the streets with energetic dancers, stilt performers, brass band musicians, countless beads, and visit the newly-themed Mardi Gras Tribute Store.

The Mardi Gras 2021: International Flavors of Carnaval celebration is included with park admission or with a seasonal or annual pass. Right now, guests who purchase a 2-park annual or seasonal pass will receive three extra months for free. However, block out dates apply on select passes. Florida residents who purchase a 1-day 2-park ticket will receive three days for free. Families of four can also save up to $200 on 4-day park tickets.

You can find more information on the Mardi Gras celebration and all the special offers Universal Orlando Florida has to offer by visiting their official website.

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