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)
|Name(s):||Mardi Gras, Shrove Tuesday, Fat Tuesday, Pancake Tuesday|
|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 1||National Freedom Day 2005||Observance||-5009|
|Feb 2||Groundhog Day 2005||Observance||-5008|
|Feb 4||National Wear Red Day 2005||Observance||-5006|
|Feb 7||Tu B'Shevat 2005||Jewish||-5003|
|Feb 8||Mardi Gras 2005||Christian||-5002|
|Feb 9||Ash Wednesday 2005||Christian||-5001|
|Feb 9||Muharram 2005||Muslim||-5001|
|Feb 9||Lent 2005||Christian||-5001|
|Feb 11||Lincoln's Birthday 2005||Observance||-4999|
|Feb 14||Valentine's Day 2005||Observance||-4996|
|Feb 21||Presidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2005||Federal Holiday||-4989|
|Feb 9||Chinese New Year 2005||Observance||-5001|