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Mardi Gras 2006


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 2006 is celebrated/ observed on Tuesday, February 28th.


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 2006?

Tuesday, February 28th is the 58 day of the 2006 calendar year with -12 years, -8 months, -26 days until the celebration/ observance of Mardi Gras 2006.


February 2006 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Feb 1National Freedom Day 2006Observance-4670
Feb 2Groundhog Day 2006Observance-4669
Feb 3National Wear Red Day 2006Observance-4668
Feb 12Lincoln's Birthday 2006Observance-4659
Feb 13Tu B'Shevat 2006Jewish-4658
Feb 14Valentine's Day 2006Observance-4657
Feb 20Presidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2006Federal Holiday-4651
Feb 17Mardi Gras 2006Christian-4654
Feb 26Maha Shivaratri 2006Hindu-4645

Mardi Gras by Year

Related Holidays in 2006

Federal Holidays 2006



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