Ash Wednesday for the year 2008 is celebrated/ observed on Wednesday, February 6th.
Ash Wednesday is always celebrated on a Wednesday seven weeks prior to Easter Sunday and the Day after Mardi Gras. For Christians, the day marks the first day of Lent and the starting of 6 weeks of fasting and penance.
More information on Ash Wednesday. (Dates, Customs and History for Ash Wednesday)
|When:||Wednesday seven weeks prior to Easter Sunday|
How many days to Ash Wednesday 2008?
Wednesday, February 6th is the 36 day of the 2008 calendar year with -10 years, -9 months, -11 days until the celebration/ observance of Ash Wednesday 2008.
February 2008 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Feb 1||National Freedom Day 2008||Observance||-3942|
|Feb 1||National Wear Red Day 2008||Observance||-3942|
|Feb 2||Groundhog Day 2008||Observance||-3941|
|Feb 5||Mardi Gras 2008||Christian||-3938|
|Feb 6||Lent 2008||Christian||-3633|
|Feb 6||Ash Wednesday 2008||Christian||-3937|
|Feb 7||Chinese New Year 2008||Observance||-3936|
|Feb 12||Lincoln's Birthday 2008||Observance||-3931|
|Feb 14||Valentine's Day 2008||Observance||-3929|
|Feb 18||Presidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2008||Federal Holiday||-3925|