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)
|Name(s):||Mardi Gras, Shrove Tuesday, Fat Tuesday, Pancake Tuesday|
|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 1||National Freedom Day 2006||Observance||-4670|
|Feb 2||Groundhog Day 2006||Observance||-4669|
|Feb 3||National Wear Red Day 2006||Observance||-4668|
|Feb 12||Lincoln's Birthday 2006||Observance||-4659|
|Feb 13||Tu B'Shevat 2006||Jewish||-4658|
|Feb 14||Valentine's Day 2006||Observance||-4657|
|Feb 20||Presidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2006||Federal Holiday||-4651|
|Feb 17||Mardi Gras 2006||Christian||-4654|
|Feb 26||Maha Shivaratri 2006||Hindu||-4645|