Ash Wednesday for the year 2016 is celebrated/ observed on Wednesday, February 10th.
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 2016?
Wednesday, February 10th is the 40 day of the 2016 calendar year with -2 years, -8 months, -13 days until the celebration/ observance of Ash Wednesday 2016.
February 2016 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Feb 1 - Mon||National Freedom Day 2016||Observance||-995|
|Feb 2 - Tues||Groundhog Day 2016||Observance||-994|
|Feb 5 - Fri||National Wear Red Day 2016||Observance||-991|
|Feb 8 - Mon||Chinese New Year 2016||Observance||-988|
|Feb 9 - Tues||Mardi Gras 2016||Christian||-987|
|Feb 10||Lent 2016||Christian||-682|
|Feb 10 - Wed||Ash Wednesday 2016||Christian||-986|
|Feb 12 - Fri||Lincoln's Birthday 2016||Observance||-984|
|Feb 14 - Sun||Valentine's Day 2016||Observance||-982|
|Feb 15 - Mon||Presidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2016||Federal Holiday||-981|