Ash Wednesday for the year 2011 is celebrated/ observed on Wednesday, March 9th.
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 2011
Wednesday, March 9th is day number 68 of the 2011 calendar year with -8 years, -11 months, -11 days until Ash Wednesday 2011.