Ash Wednesday for the year 2021 is celebrated/ observed on Wednesday, February 17th.
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 2021?
Wednesday, February 17th is the 47 day of the 2021 calendar year with 2 years, 3 months, 30 days until the celebration/ observance of Ash Wednesday 2021.
February 2021 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Feb 1 - Mon||National Freedom Day 2021||Observance||836|
|Feb 2 - Tues||Groundhog Day 2021||Observance||837|
|Feb 5 - Fri||National Wear Red Day 2021||Observance||840|
|Feb 12 - Fri||Chinese New Year 2021||Observance||847|
|Feb 12 - Fri||Lincoln's Birthday 2021||Observance||847|
|Feb 14 - Sun||Valentine's Day 2021||Observance||849|
|Feb 15 - Mon||Presidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2021||Federal Holiday||850|
|Feb 16 - Tues||Mardi Gras 2021||Christian||851|
|Feb 17 - Wed||Ash Wednesday 2021||Christian||852|
|Feb 17 - Wed||Lent 2021||Christian||852|
|Feb 27 - Sat||Purim 2021||Jewish||862|