Ash Wednesday for the year 2015 is celebrated/ observed on Wednesday, February 18th.
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 2015?
Wednesday, February 18th is the 48 day of the 2015 calendar year with -3 years, -8 months, -2 days until the celebration/ observance of Ash Wednesday 2015.
February 2015 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Feb 1 - Sun||National Freedom Day 2015||Observance||-1358|
|Feb 2 - Mon||Groundhog Day 2015||Observance||-1357|
|Feb 4||Tu B'Shevat 2015||Jewish||-1052|
|Feb 6 - Fri||National Wear Red Day 2015||Observance||-1353|
|Feb 12 - Thurs||Lincoln's Birthday 2015||Observance||-1347|
|Feb 14 - Sat||Valentine's Day 2015||Observance||-1345|
|Feb 16 - Mon||Presidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2015||Federal Holiday||-1343|
|Feb 17||Maha Shivaratri 2015||Hindu||-1039|
|Feb 17 - Tues||Mardi Gras 2015||Christian||-1342|
|Feb 18||Lent 2015||Christian||-1038|
|Feb 18 - Wed||Ash Wednesday 2015||Christian||-1341|
|Feb 19 - Thurs||Chinese New Year 2015||Observance||-1340|