Mardi Gras for the year 2010 is celebrated/ observed on Tuesday, February 16th.
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 2010?
Tuesday, February 16th is the 46 day of the 2010 calendar year with -8 years, -8 months, -27 days until the celebration/ observance of Mardi Gras 2010.
February 2010 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Feb 1||National Freedom Day 2010||Observance||-3209|
|Feb 2||Groundhog Day 2010||Observance||-3208|
|Feb 5||National Wear Red Day 2010||Observance||-3205|
|Feb 12||Maha Shivaratri 2010||Hindu||-2895|
|Feb 12||Lincoln's Birthday 2010||Observance||-3198|
|Feb 14||Chinese New Year 2010||Observance||-3196|
|Feb 14||Valentine's Day 2010||Observance||-3196|
|Feb 15||Presidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2010||Federal Holiday||-3195|
|Feb 16||Mardi Gras 2010||Christian||-3194|
|Feb 17||Lent 2010||Christian||-2890|
|Feb 18||Ash Wednesday 2010||Christian||-3192|
|Feb 27||Purim 2010||Jewish||-3183|