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Mardi Gras 2009


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 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)

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 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 1National Freedom Day 2009Observance-3551
Feb 2Groundhog Day 2009Observance-3550
Feb 6National Wear Red Day 2009Observance-3546
Feb 9Tu B'Shevat 2009Jewish-3240
Feb 12Lincoln's Birthday 2009Observance-3540
Feb 14Valentine's Day 2009Observance-3538
Feb 16Presidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2009Federal Holiday-3536
Feb 23Maha Shivaratri 2009Hindu-3226
Feb 24Mardi Gras 2009Christian-3528
Feb 25Lent 2009Christian-3224
Feb 25Ash Wednesday 2009Christian-3527

Mardi Gras by Year

Related Holidays in 2009

Federal Holidays 2009



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