Ash Wednesday for the year 2017 is celebrated/ observed on Wednesday, March 1st.
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 2017?
Wednesday, March 1st is the 59 day of the 2017 calendar year with -1 year, -8 months, -20 days until the celebration/ observance of Ash Wednesday 2017.
March 2017 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Mar 1 - Wed||Ash Wednesday 2017||Christian||-630|
|Mar 1 - Wed||Lent 2017||Christian||-630|
|Mar 2 - Thurs||Read Across America Day 2017||Observance||-629|
|Mar 3 - Fri||Employee Appreciation Day 2017||Observance||-628|
|Mar 12 - Sun||Purim 2017||Jewish||-619|
|Mar 12 - Sun||Daylight Saving Time - begins 2017||Daylight Saving||-619|
|Mar 13 - Mon||Holi 2017||Hindu||-618|
|Mar 17 - Fri||St. Patrick's Day 2017||Observance||-614|
|Mar 20 - Mon||Spring/Fall - March equinox 2017||Season||-611|