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Mardi Gras 2005


Large float with King of the Carnival riding atop in New Orleans, Louisiana Mardi gras celebrations. Large float with King of the Carnival riding atop in New Orleans, Louisiana Mardi gras celebrations.

Mardi Gras for the year 2005 is celebrated/ observed on Tuesday, February 8th.


Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday or sometimes called Shrove Tuesday falls the day before Ash Wednesday which is the start of Lent for Christians. The day includes festivals with lots of eating prior to the fast starting the next day.


More information on Mardi Gras. (Dates, Customs and History for Mardi Gras)

Mardi Gras
Name(s):Mardi Gras, Shrove Tuesday, Fat Tuesday, Pancake Tuesday
Type:Observance, Christian
When:Tuesday before Ash Wednesday start of Lent

How many days to Mardi Gras 2005?

Tuesday, February 8th is the 38 day of the 2005 calendar year with -13 years, -8 months, -12 days until the celebration/ observance of Mardi Gras 2005.


February 2005 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Feb 1National Freedom Day 2005Observance-5009
Feb 2 Groundhog Day 2005 Observance -5008
Feb 4National Wear Red Day 2005Observance-5006
Feb 7Tu B'Shevat 2005Jewish-5003
Feb 8Mardi Gras 2005Christian-5002
Feb 9Ash Wednesday 2005Christian-5001
Feb 9Muharram 2005Muslim-5001
Feb 9Lent 2005Christian-5001
Feb 11Lincoln's Birthday 2005Observance-4999
Feb 14 Valentine's Day 2005 Observance -4996
Feb 21 Presidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2005Federal Holiday-4989
Feb 9 Chinese New Year 2005 Observance -5001

Mardi Gras by Year

Related Holidays in 2005

Federal Holidays 2005



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