Ash Wednesday for the year 2016 is celebrated/ observed on Wednesday, February 10th.
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 2016
Wednesday, February 10th is day number 41 of the 2016 calendar year with -6 years, -3 months, -14 days until Ash Wednesday 2016.