Wednesday November 21, 2018

Ash Wednesday 2020

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 2020 is celebrated/ observed on Wednesday, February 26th.

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 2020?

Wednesday, February 26th is the 56 day of the 2020 calendar year with 1 year, 3 months, 5 days until the celebration/ observance of Ash Wednesday 2020.

February 2020 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Feb 1 - SatNational Freedom Day 2020Observance437
Feb 2 - Sun Groundhog Day 2020 Observance438
Feb 7 - FriNational Wear Red Day 2020Observance443
Feb 10 - MonTu B'Shevat 2020Jewish446
Feb 12 - WedLincoln's Birthday 2020Observance448
Feb 14 - Fri Valentine's Day 2020 Observance450
Feb 17 - Mon Presidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2020Federal Holiday453
Feb 22 - SatMaha Shivaratri 2020Hindu458
Feb 25 - TuesMardi Gras 2020Christian461
Feb 26 - WedLent 2020Christian462
Feb 26 - WedAsh Wednesday 2020Christian462

Ash Wednesday by Year

Related Holidays in 2020

Federal Holidays 2020