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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 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 2011?

Tuesday, March 8th is the 66 day of the 2011 calendar year with -7 years, -8 months, -9 days until the celebration/ observance of Mardi Gras 2011.


March 2011 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Mar 2Read Across America Day 2011Observance-2817
Mar 2Maha Shivaratri 2011Hindu-2817
Mar 4Employee Appreciation Day 2011Observance-2815
Mar 8Mardi Gras 2011Christian-2811
Mar 9Lent 2011Christian-2810
Mar 9Ash Wednesday 2011Christian-2810
Mar 13Daylight Saving Time - begins 2011Daylight Saving-2806
Mar 17St. Patrick's Day 2011Observance-2802
Mar 19Purim 2011Jewish-2800
Mar 20Holi 2011Hindu-2799
Mar 20Spring/Fall - March equinox 2011Season-2799

Mardi Gras by Year

Related Holidays in 2011

Federal Holidays 2011



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