Ash Wednesday for the year 2010 is celebrated/ observed on Wednesday, February 17th.
Ash Wednesday is celebrated on Wednesday seven weeks before Easter and the day after Mardi Gras also referred to as Fat Tuesday. This is a Christian observance which represents the first day of Lent and the starting of approximately 6 weeks of fasting and penance.
Days to Ash Wesndesday 2010
Wednesday, February 17th is day number 48 of the 2010 calendar year with -13 years, -9 months, -12 days until Ash Wednesday 2010.