Ash Wednesday for the year 2018 is celebrated/ observed on Wednesday, February 14th.
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 2018?
Wednesday, February 14th is the 44 day of the 2018 calendar year with -9 months, -4 days until the celebration/ observance of Ash Wednesday 2018.
February 2018 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Feb 1 - Thurs||National Freedom Day 2018||Observance||-290|
|Feb 2 - Fri||National Wear Red Day 2018||Observance||-289|
|Feb 2 - Fri||Groundhog Day 2018||Observance||-289|
|Feb 12 - Mon||Lincoln's Birthday 2018||Observance||-279|
|Feb 13 - Tues||Mardi Gras 2018||Christian||-278|
|Feb 14 - Wed||Maha Shivaratri 2018||Hindu||-277|
|Feb 14 - Wed||Lent 2018||Christian||-277|
|Feb 14 - Wed||Ash Wednesday 2018||Christian||-277|
|Feb 14 - Wed||Valentine's Day 2018||Observance||-277|
|Feb 16 - Fri||Chinese New Year 2018||Observance||-275|
|Feb 19 - Mon||Presidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2018||Federal Holiday||-272|