It’s a crawfish boil! Universal rolls out a huge new exclusive food event just in time for Mardi Gras!


Mardi Gras at Universal may be in full gear, but the party is just really starting at the park with a huge new party and feast that will bring even more tastes of the Big Easy to Florida. Universal will be rolling out their first ever Bayou Boil, which will bring guests face to face with tons of amazing Crawfish, potatoes corn and more! Here’s all the details:

On select nights, guests can enjoy an all-you-can-enjoy Louisiana-style boil featuring crawfish, shrimp, potatoes and corn-on-the-cob and, upon request, chicken and andouille sausage jambalaya. After, guests will get an exclusive viewing area for the Mardi Gras parade with king cake, beignets, sparkling wine and assorted non-alcoholic beverages to indulge in. The first Bayou Boil will start on February 16 and continue select weekend nights through March 31.

But that’s not all, there’s even more exclusive food and viewing, and even tasting options for this Mardi Gras Season.

Mardi Gras Parade, Desserts and Cinematic Viewing Experience ($49.99 per adult plus tax and $29.99 per child plus tax)

Available on select nights from March 13 – April 4, guests can get the best view of the Mardi Gras parade while enjoying an assortment of non-alcoholic drinks. But the party doesn’t stop there – guests will be able to sample specialty desserts, sparkling wine and more in an exclusive viewing area for Universal Orlando’s Cinematic Celebration.

For more information and to book an add-on experience at this year’s Mardi Gras celebration, click here.

Mardi Gras Tasting Lanyard

Guests can also enjoy a variety of classic New Orleans dishes with the Mardi Gras Tasting Lanyard, allowing them to sample multiple dishes and beverages for one price. Whether guests are looking to enjoy all of this year’s food and beverage items, or sample just a few of the bold new additions, there are a variety of Mardi Gras Tasting Lanyard options to choose from starting at $30 plus tax. Among these options is an exclusive Passholder Tasting Lanyard, which includes 15 sample dishes for $60 plus tax. Each Mardi Gras Tasting Lanyard can only be purchased in park at the French Quarter Courtyard, Monster’s Cafe, Bone Chill and the Universal Studios Florida Reservation Cart.

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