Ash Wednesday for the year 2016 is celebrated/ observed on Wednesday, February 10th.
Wednesday, February 10th is the 40 day of the 2016 calendar year with -2 years, -11 months, -7 days until Ash Wednesday 2016.
More information on Ash Wednesday. (Traditions, Customs and History)
|When:||Wednesday seven weeks prior to Easter Sunday|
February 2016 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Feb 1 - Mon||National Freedom Day 2016||Observance||-1081|
|Feb 2 - Tues||Groundhog Day 2016||Observance||-1080|
|Feb 5 - Fri||National Wear Red Day 2016||Observance||-1077|
|Feb 8 - Mon||Chinese New Year 2016||Observance||-1074|
|Feb 9 - Tues||Mardi Gras 2016||Christian||-1073|
|Feb 10||Lent 2016||Christian||-768|
|Feb 10 - Wed||Ash Wednesday 2016||Christian||-1072|
|Feb 12 - Fri||Lincoln's Birthday 2016||Observance||-1070|
|Feb 14 - Sun||Valentine's Day 2016||Observance||-1068|
|Feb 15 - Mon||Presidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2016||Federal Holiday||-1067|