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
Days to Mardi Gras 2011
Tuesday, March 8th is day number 67 of the 2011 calendar year with -8 years, -11 months, -12 days until Mardi Gras 2011.