Ash Wednesday for the year 2013 is celebrated/ observed on Wednesday, February 13th.
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 2013
Wednesday, February 13th is day number 44 of the 2013 calendar year with -10 years, -9 months, -16 days until Ash Wednesday 2013.