Universal Orlando Resort is home to the biggest, best Mardi Gras party in the country Ð and it comes straight from New Orleans to you through April 23. Nationally renowned musical acts combine with an authentic Mardi Gras parade, dozens of colorfully costumed performers, authentic Cajun cooking and hand-picked New Orleans bands to capturethe look, feel and fun of New Orleans Ð all inside Universal Studios Florida. © 2011 Universal Orlando Resort. All rights reserved.