Mardi Gras 2023 UOAP Perks Announced Including Magnet, Parade Viewing, Discounts, and More

Universal Orlando Resort has announced this year’s Annual Passholder perks for Mardi Gras: International Flavors of Carnaval.

Free Mardi Gras Exclusive Passholder Magnet

Passholders can get an exclusive free Mardi Gras-themed magnet from Feb. 4 – Apr. 16 while supplies last. Magnet pick-up is located at Toon Extra in Universal’s Islands of Adventure from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily and at the Five and Dime in Universal Studios Florida from park open to park close.

Exclusive Passholder Mardi Gras Parade Viewing Area

Universal Studios Florida Mardi Gras parade float

Passholders can enjoy Universal’s Mardi Gras Parade on select dates from a special viewing area in front of Mel’s Drive-In. Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Visit the Universal Orlando Resort App for more information on Universal’s Mardi Gras Parade schedule.

Passholders Save 15% on the New Mardi Gras Float Ride and Dine Experience

Reservations opened this morning for Passholder-exclusive Mardi Gras parade float rides but this opportunity is now at capacity. Passholders can still reserve a parade float spot via the Mardi Gras Float Ride and Dine Experience.

Get a reserved spot on a parade float and toss beads to the crowd. Plus, enjoy a 3-course meal selecting from the full menu at one of four participating restaurants at Universal Orlando Resort.

Universal Studios Florida

  • Finnegan’s Bar & Grill
  • Lombard’s Seafood Grill

Universal CityWalk

  • The Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar
  • NBC Sports Grill & Brew

Special Passholder Discount on the Universal Orlando Resort Food & Beverage Card

Passholders can enjoy more bites for less on over fifty Mardi Gras menu items. Purchase a $150 Food & Beverage Card for only $120. Just present your valid Annual or Seasonal Pass at the time of purchase to receive this exclusive offer.

Premier and Preferred Passholders Get Special Mardi Gras Food and Beverage Discounts

Premier Passholders receive 15% off and Preferred Passholders receive 10% off at all Mardi Gras Food and Beverage kiosks on Mardi Gras event nights.

Passholder Exclusive Mardi Gras Menu Items

Passholders can purchase exclusive menu items Feb. 4 – Apr. 16. Must be 21 years or older to purchase and consume alcoholic beverages with a valid photo ID.

Exclusive Menu Items:

  • Spiked Affogato at Louie’s Gelato Window (Vanilla Gelato, Expresso, and Coffee Liquor)
  • Affogato at Louie’s Gelato Window (Vanilla Gelato and Expresso)
  • “Spiked Gelato Float” at Louie’s Gelato Window (Vanilla Gelato, New Amsterdam Vodka, Gran Gala, Orange Fanta)

Passholders Get Early Park Admission

In addition to Premier and Preferred Passholders, Power and Seasonal Passholders can get Early Park Admission to select attractions at Universal Studios Florida or Universal’s Islands of Adventure. Plus, 3-Park Power and Seasonal Passholders get Early Park Admission at Universal’s Volcano Bay up to thirty minutes prior to park opening (weather permitting).

Select dates Feb. 4 through Mar. 10, 2023.

Passholder Exclusive Mardi Gras Merchandise

Starting Feb. 4, Passholders can purchase exclusive Passholder Mardi Gras-themed merchandise while supplies last. Purchase at Toon Extra in Universal’s Islands of Adventure, and Five and Dime in Universal Studios Florida. And don’t forget, Passholders also get early access to Mardi Gras Tribute Store located in Universal Studios Florida on Thursday, February 2, 2023, from 12:00 p.m. to park close.

Here is the list of Passholder-exclusive items with prices:

  • T-shirt $30.00, plus tax
  • Car Magnet $12.00, plus tax
  • Tumbler $29.00, plus tax
  • Candle $26.00, plus tax

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