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Mardi Gras 2008


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 2008 is celebrated/ observed on Tuesday, February 5th.


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 2008?

Tuesday, February 5th is the 35 day of the 2008 calendar year with -10 years, -9 months, -7 days until the celebration/ observance of Mardi Gras 2008.


February 2008 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Feb 1National Freedom Day 2008Observance-3938
Feb 1National Wear Red Day 2008Observance-3938
Feb 2Groundhog Day 2008Observance-3937
Feb 5Mardi Gras 2008Christian-3934
Feb 6Lent 2008Christian-3629
Feb 6Ash Wednesday 2008Christian-3933
Feb 7Chinese New Year 2008Observance-3932
Feb 12Lincoln's Birthday 2008Observance-3927
Feb 14Valentine's Day 2008Observance-3925
Feb 18Presidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2008Federal Holiday-3921

Mardi Gras by Year

Related Holidays in 2008

Federal Holidays 2008



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