Ash Wednesday for the year 2013 is celebrated/ observed on Wednesday, February 13th.
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 2013?
Wednesday, February 13th is the 43 day of the 2013 calendar year with -5 years, -8 months, -9 days until the celebration/ observance of Ash Wednesday 2013.
February 2013 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Feb 1||National Freedom Day 2013||Observance||-2090|
|Feb 1||National Wear Red Day 2013||Observance||-2090|
|Feb 2||Groundhog Day 2013||Observance||-2089|
|Feb 10||Chinese New Year 2013||Observance||-2081|
|Feb 12||Lincoln's Birthday 2013||Observance||-2079|
|Feb 12||Mardi Gras 2013||Christian||-2079|
|Feb 13||Lent 2013||Christian||-1775|
|Feb 13||Ash Wednesday 2013||Christian||-2078|
|Feb 14||Valentine's Day 2013||Observance||-2077|
|Feb 18||Presidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2013||Federal Holiday||-2073|
|Feb 23||Purim 2013||Jewish||-2068|