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Mardi Gras 2012


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 2012 is celebrated/ observed on Tuesday, February 21st.


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 2012?

Tuesday, February 21st is the 51 day of the 2012 calendar year with -6 years, -8 months, -1 day until the celebration/ observance of Mardi Gras 2012.


February 2012 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Feb 1National Freedom Day 2012Observance-2487
Feb 2Groundhog Day 2012Observance-2455
Feb 3National Wear Red Day 2012Observance-2454
Feb 3Chinese New Year 2012Observance-2454
Feb 8Tu B'Shevat 2012Jewish-2145
Feb 12Lincoln's Birthday 2012Observance-2445
Feb 14Valentine's Day 2012Observance-2443
Feb 20Maha Shivaratri 2012Hindu-2133
Feb 20Presidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2012Federal Holiday-2437
Feb 21Mardi Gras 2012Christian-2436
Feb 22Lent 2012Christian-2131
Feb 22Ash Wednesday 2012Christian-2435

Mardi Gras by Year

Related Holidays in 2012

Federal Holidays 2012



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