SeaWorld Orlando adds limited-time Mardi Gras festivities to Seven Seas Food Festival

As SeaWorld Orlando continues its annual Seven Seas Food Festival through May 7, 2023, the park recently announced temporary Mardi Gras food and entertainment plus springtime concerts will also be part of the ongoing festival.

Two stilt walkers at SeaWorld Orlando Mardi Gras
Images courtesy of SeaWorld

SeaWorld Orlando’s Seven Seas Food Festival will also celebrate Mardi Gras through Feb. 26, 2023 (excluding Feb. 20 and 22).

SeaWorld Orlando Mardi Gras Celebration Highlights

Exclusively for the SeaWorld Orlando Mardi Gras celebration, favorites from the Gulf Coast, including Cajun seafood boil, frozen New Orleans hurricanes, beignets, and po’ boys will be added to the lime-up of specialty food guests can find at marketplaces throughout the park for the festival. Guests can purchase 10-sample tasting lanyards for $70.

SeaWorld Orlando Mardi Gras Beignets

SeaWorld Orlando Mardi Gras offerings also include special limited-time entertainment like a pop-up parade at Wild Arctic featuring stilt walkers and a street party with a live DJ. Guests can also take in the sounds of a live band performing jazz and Cajun music, and young children can craft a Mardi Gras mask at the park’s Kids Craft Zone.

Live band at SeaWorld Orlando Mardi Gras
Stiltwalker at SeaWorld Orlando Mardi Gras
Street performers at SeaWorld Orlando Mardi Gras
Live DJ at SeaWorld Orlando Mardi Gras

More Concerts Announced

Each weekend during the Seven Seas Food Festival, guests can attend a concert at the park’s Bayside Stadium. Concerts are free with park admission, though guests can purchase varying levels of reserved seating.

The festival’s concert lineup during Mardi Gras spotlights Collective Soul on Feb. 18, 2023, Jerry Rivera on Feb. 19, 2023, Don McLean on Feb. 25, 2023, and Ludacris on Feb. 26, 2023.

The park also just announced the following performers for later on in the festival:

  • Mar. 5, 2023 – Tenille Townes (Country)
  • Mar. 12, 2023 – Sean Kingston (Pop)
  • Mar. 19, 2023 – Hanson (Pop)
  • Apr. 8, 2023 – Cory Asbury (Country)
  • Apr. 15, 2023 – Chris Lane (Country)
  • Apr. 16, 2023 – The Marshall Tucker Band (Country)
  • Apr. 22, 2023 – Tito Nieves (Latin)
  • Apr. 23, 2023 – Kameron Marlowe (Country)
  • Apr. 29, 2023 – The Commodores (R&B)

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