The award-winning theme park destination invites guests to escape the winter blues with the hottest theme park thrills and entertainment experiences, including the fan-favorite seasonal event, Universal Mardi Gras: International Flavors of Carnaval, and more

With an average winter high of 70 degrees in Central Florida, Universal Orlando Resort invites guests to thaw out amid the hottest theme park thrills with incredible offers to book a trip to the award-winning resort. With more than 60 of the most innovative attractions and entertainment experiences across three theme parks, Universal Orlando presents unparalleled world-class thrills for every member of the family. Only here can guests cause mischief with the Minions in the all-new Minion Land, race alongside a ferocious Velociraptor pack on Jurassic World VelociCoaster, fly through the Forbidden Forest on Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Hogsmeade, and so much more.

Plus, now through April 7, guests can let the good times roll during Universal Mardi Gras: International Flavors of Carnaval, included with regular theme park admission. The fan-favorite event returns to Universal Studios Florida with an expansive menu of sweet, savory and spicy dishes inspired by New Orleans favorites and iconic Carnaval flavors from around the globe, a dazzling Mardi Gras parade where guests can catch tons of beads, live concerts by top names in music on select nights and more.

Right now, guests can take advantage of the below incredible deals to experience all that Universal Orlando has to offer:

  • U.S. residents can enjoy two additional free days of theme park access with the purchase of a 2-Park, 2-Day ticket – allowing them a total of four days of theme park thrills. Plus, they can save 20% on Universal Orlando hotels on select nights when they stay four or more nights (click here to learn more).
  • Florida residents get two days of free access to Universal Studios Florida and Universal Islands of Adventure with the purchase of a 2-Park, 1-Day ticket – allowing them to enjoy a total of three days of theme park thrills (click here to learn more).
  • Become a Universal Orlando Passholder and get three months free on any 2-Park or 3-Park Annual or Seasonal Pass. Universal Annual and Seasonal Passholders receive exclusive Mardi Gras event perks, including a complimentary Mardi Gras-themed magnet, access to a special viewing area to enjoy the Mardi Gras parade, food and beverage discounts up to 15% off, special merchandise and more (click here to learn more).

And, Universal Orlando Passholders and Florida residents can save 40% on rooms at select Universal Orlando hotels during select dates this Mardi Gras season. Non-Florida residents can explore additional hotel offers here.

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About Universal Orlando Resort        

Universal Orlando Resort is an award-winning theme park destination that welcomes all to truly be themselves while enjoying world-class attractions that redefine theme park experiences. Here, a multitude of authentically thrilling, exciting and spontaneous adventures await – each inviting guests to embark on whatever vacation they crave while igniting their full range of emotions like never before – from the awe of walking the streets of Hogsmeade or Diagon Alley in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter to the rush of adrenaline that takes over when coming face-to-face with a Velociraptor in Jurassic Park to the wide-eyed joy of seeing an entire slice of cake atop a delectable milkshake at The Toothsome Chocolate Emporium and Savory Feast Kitchen.

The 700-acre resort is home to three exhilarating theme parks – Universal Studios Florida, Universal Islands of Adventure and Universal Volcano Bay – that boast some of the most innovative and immersive experiences ever created, with a fourth next-level theme park, Universal Epic Universe, on the way. Guests can also relish in exciting dining and entertainment at the Universal CityWalk entertainment complex and enjoy incredible accommodations and magnificent theming across eight hotels that offer something for every style and budget – Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, Hard Rock Hotel, Loews Royal Pacific Resort, Loews Sapphire Falls Resort, Universal Cabana Bay Beach Resort, Universal Aventura Hotel and Universal Endless Summer Resort – Surfside and Dockside Inn and Suites.

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