Ash Wednesday for the year 2019 is celebrated/ observed on Wednesday, March 6th.
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 2019?
Wednesday, March 6th is the 64 day of the 2019 calendar year with 3 months, 17 days until the celebration/ observance of Ash Wednesday 2019.
March 2019 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Mar 1 - Fri||Read Across America Day 2019||Observance||104|
|Mar 1 - Fri||Employee Appreciation Day 2019||Observance||104|
|Mar 5 - Tues||Maha Shivaratri 2019||Hindu||108|
|Mar 5 - Tues||Mardi Gras 2019||Christian||108|
|Mar 6 - Wed||Lent 2019||Christian||109|
|Mar 6 - Wed||Ash Wednesday 2019||Christian||109|
|Mar 10 - Sun||Daylight Saving Time - begins 2019||Daylight Saving||113|
|Mar 17 - Sun||St. Patrick's Day 2019||Observance||120|
|Mar 20 - Wed||Spring/Fall - March equinox 2019||Season||123|
|Mar 21 - Thur||Purim 2019||Jewish||124|
|Mar 21 - Thurs||Holi 2019||Hindu||124|