Ash Wednesday for the year 2010 is celebrated/ observed on Wednesday, February 17th.
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 2010?
Wednesday, February 17th is the 47 day of the 2010 calendar year with -8 years, -9 months, -0 days until the celebration/ observance of Ash Wednesday 2010.
February 2010 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Feb 1||National Freedom Day 2010||Observance||-3212|
|Feb 2||Groundhog Day 2010||Observance||-3211|
|Feb 5||National Wear Red Day 2010||Observance||-3208|
|Feb 12||Maha Shivaratri 2010||Hindu||-2898|
|Feb 12||Lincoln's Birthday 2010||Observance||-3201|
|Feb 14||Chinese New Year 2010||Observance||-3199|
|Feb 14||Valentine's Day 2010||Observance||-3199|
|Feb 15||Presidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2010||Federal Holiday||-3198|
|Feb 16||Mardi Gras 2010||Christian||-3197|
|Feb 17||Lent 2010||Christian||-2893|
|Feb 18||Ash Wednesday 2010||Christian||-3195|
|Feb 27||Purim 2010||Jewish||-3186|