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Mardi Gras 2011


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 2011 is celebrated/ observed on Tuesday, March 8th.


Mardi Gras known as Shrove Tuesday or Fat Tuesday falls annually on the day before Ash Wednesday (start of Lent). The word "Mardi Gras" means "Fat Tuesday" in the French language. Celebrations include festivals, parades, dancing and feasting before the fasting starting on Ash Wednesday


Tuesday, March 8th is day number 67 of the 2011 calendar year with -8 years, -3 months, -17 days until Mardi Gras 2011.


More information on Mardi Gras. (Traditions, Customs and History)

Mardi Gras
Name(s):Mardi Gras, Shrove Tuesday, Fat Tuesday, Pancake Tuesday
Type:Observance, Christian
When:Tuesday before Ash Wednesday start of Lent

March 2011 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Mar 2Read Across America Day 2011Observance-3037
Mar 2Maha Shivaratri 2011Hindu-3037
Mar 4Employee Appreciation Day 2011Observance-3035
Mar 8Mardi Gras 2011Christian-3031
Mar 9Lent 2011Christian-3030
Mar 9Ash Wednesday 2011Christian-3030
Mar 13Daylight Saving Time - begins 2011Daylight Saving-3026
Mar 17St. Patrick's Day 2011Observance-3022
Mar 19Purim 2011Jewish-3020
Mar 20Holi 2011Hindu-3019
Mar 20Spring/Fall - March equinox 2011Season-3019

Mardi Gras by Year



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