“Laissez les bons temps rouler” at Mardi Gras International Flavors of Carnaval!

Most of us are too busy being moms and dads to do much partying these days, and all the Mardi Gras parades and “Fat Tuesday” celebrations are already over. Or are they? Universal Orlando’s International Flavors of Carnaval celebration just kicked off, and the revelry will continue through April 7, 2024! Our team of experienced travel consultants at SMALL WORLD BIG FUN is always a phone call away when you’re ready to start planning your “Big Easy Style” Universal Orlando adventures, and we’ll develop a personalized itinerary that’s perfect for you and your family!

One of the best things about the Universal Orlando experience is that you’ll enjoy three incredible theme parks all in an area that’s as easy to navigate as a college campus. After you’ve all had a busy day riding rides, eating mouthwatering cuisine, and enjoying world-class entertainment, you can also stay at your choice of premium accommodations and enjoy all the nightlife CityWalk offers! Here’s a quick look at all the great activities you’ll enjoy during your Carnivale vacation:

Special Events: In addition to great year-round activities and attractions, including Jurassic World, Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem, and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, the Carnaval celebration offers tons of great special events. Take a look at the official Event Map and Concert Schedule to learn more!

Global Eats on the Streets: It’s hard not to love spicy cajun food, and the grown-ups in your group will love the limited-edition premium cocktails created specifically for Universal’s Carnivale festivities. But it doesn’t stop there! You can also sample cuisine from countries around the world, including Brazil, Germany, Thailand, and The Philippines. You can visit the Menus page now to begin planning your international dining experience!

The Mardi Gras Float Ride and Dine Experience: Your ride and dine ticket includes a three-course meal at participating Universal Studios Florida or Universal CityWalk restaurants and one Mardi Gras parade float rider reservation. Float riders must be 18 or older or accompanied by their legal guardian age, be at least 48” in height, and be able to stand for the duration of the parade. You can consult the FAQ section any time for more information about the Ride and Dine Experience.

Contact us online or call 501-831-5211 when you’re ready to start planning your 2024 Universal Orlando vacation!