Sunday November 18, 2018

Ash Wednesday 2018

Navy chaplain distributes ashes to Marines on board USS Boxer.Navy chaplain distributes ashes to Marines on board USS Boxer. Photo by: Petty Officer 2nd Class Kenan O'Connor

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)

Ash Wednesday
Name(s):Ash Wednesday
Type:Observance, Christian
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 - ThursNational Freedom Day 2018Observance-290
Feb 2 - FriNational Wear Red Day 2018Observance-289
Feb 2 - Fri Groundhog Day 2018 Observance-289
Feb 12 - MonLincoln's Birthday 2018Observance-279
Feb 13 - TuesMardi Gras 2018Christian-278
Feb 14 - WedMaha Shivaratri 2018Hindu-277
Feb 14 - WedLent 2018Christian-277
Feb 14 - WedAsh Wednesday 2018Christian-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 2018Federal Holiday-272

Ash Wednesday by Year

Related Holidays in 2018

Federal Holidays 2018