Ash Wednesday for the year 2025 is celebrated/ observed on Wednesday, March 5th.
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 2025?
Wednesday, March 5th is the 63 day of the 2025 calendar year with 6 years, 4 months, 11 days until the celebration/ observance of Ash Wednesday 2025.
March 2025 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Mar 1 - Sat||Ramadan starts 2025||Muslim||2321|
|Mar 3 - Mon||Read Across America Day 2025||Observance||2323|
|Mar 4 - Tues||Mardi Gras 2025||Christian||2324|
|Mar 5 - Wed||Ash Wednesday 2025||Christian||2325|
|Mar 5 - Wed||Lent 2025||Christian||2325|
|Mar 7 - Fri||Employee Appreciation Day 2025||Observance||2327|
|Mar 9 - Sun||Daylight Saving Time - begins 2025||Daylight Saving||2329|
|Mar 15 - Sat||Purim 2025||Jewish||2335|
|Mar 14 - Fri||Holi 2025||Hindu||2334|
|Mar 17 - Mon||St. Patrick's Day 2025||Observance||2337|
|Mar 20 - Thurs||Spring/Fall - March equinox 2025||Season||2340|
|Mar 31 - Mon||Eid al-Fitr 2025||Muslim||2351|