If you are looking for a taste of the islands during your visit to Universal Orlando Resort, the Sapphire Falls hotel is now hosting weekly Caribbean Carnaval events with food and music for the whole family.
Every Wednesday evening at Caribbean Carnaval, guests at Sapphire Falls can take a musical journey through the Caribbean during an interactive dinner show, featuring authentic food, songs and dances inspired by the islands of the Bahamas, Cuba, Jamaica, Barbados and Trinidad. Attendees can do the limbo, jump into the conga line, and take part in the festivities while enjoying a buffet meal and beverages.
The Caribbean Carnaval meal selection includes:
Organic Greens, Tomato, Red Onion, Cucumber, Carrots Corn Bread Croutons, Grilled Pineapple Cilantro-Lime Vinaigrette
Pinto Bean and Shrimp Salad, Chorizo, Peppers, Cilantro Oven Roasted Vegetables with Chili-Lime Vinaigrette, Green Banana and Yucca Escabeche
Mojo Roasted Suckling Pig
Coconut-Pineapple Brioche Carving Roll
Ropa Vieja, Shredded Beef, Tomato & Sweet Plantains
Grilled Snapper, Coconut Rice, Corn-Black Bean Salpicon
Jerk Chicken, Mango-Papaya Relish, Jerk Sauce
Oven Roasted Sweet Potatoes & Seasonal Vegetables
Caribbean Rum Cake
Mexican Chocolate Fudge Cake
Coconut & Caramel Rice Pudding
Alcoholic Planter’s Punch, Beer, and Wine are provided, along with Non-alcoholic Beverages including: Soft Drinks, Freshly Brewed Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee, Organic Herbal Teas and Iced Tea
Kids food choices include:
Tossed Salad with Romaine, Carrots, Cucumbers, Cherry Tomatoes, Shredded Cheddar Cheese, Croutons, Ranch and Balsamic
Diced Fruit Salad
Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwiches
Macaroni and Cheese
Additional options are available for diners with dietary restrictions; make your needs known when reserving tickets.
Caribbean Carnaval is currently held every Wednesday night, with seating and dinner starting at 6 p.m. and the show from 7 to 7:45 p.m. The event costs $69 plus tax (including gratuity) for adults, and $35 plus tax for kids ages 3-9; children under 3 are free. Priority seating, which guarantees you seating in the first two rows closest to the stage, costs $76 plus tax for adults, and $40 plus tax for kids. The ticket price includes free self parking or $5 discounted valet; you do not need to be staying at the hotel or have a Universal theme park ticket to attend.
For more information or to order tickets, call (407) 503-3463 or visit this website, and watch these videos for a look around Universal’s Sapphire Falls Resort: