Mardi Gras for the year 2009 is celebrated/ observed on Tuesday, February 24th.
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 2009?
Tuesday, February 24th is the 54 day of the 2009 calendar year with -9 years, -7 months, -27 days until the celebration/ observance of Mardi Gras 2009.
February 2009 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Feb 1||National Freedom Day 2009||Observance||-3551|
|Feb 2||Groundhog Day 2009||Observance||-3550|
|Feb 6||National Wear Red Day 2009||Observance||-3546|
|Feb 9||Tu B'Shevat 2009||Jewish||-3240|
|Feb 12||Lincoln's Birthday 2009||Observance||-3540|
|Feb 14||Valentine's Day 2009||Observance||-3538|
|Feb 16||Presidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2009||Federal Holiday||-3536|
|Feb 23||Maha Shivaratri 2009||Hindu||-3226|
|Feb 24||Mardi Gras 2009||Christian||-3528|
|Feb 25||Lent 2009||Christian||-3224|
|Feb 25||Ash Wednesday 2009||Christian||-3527|