Mardi Gras for the year 2013 is celebrated/ observed on Tuesday, February 12th.
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.
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|Name(s):||Mardi Gras, Shrove Tuesday, Fat Tuesday, Pancake Tuesday|
|When:||Tuesday before Ash Wednesday start of Lent|
How many days to Mardi Gras 2013?
Tuesday, February 12th is the 42 day of the 2013 calendar year with -5 years, -9 months, -3 days until the celebration/ observance of Mardi Gras 2013.
February 2013 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Feb 1||National Freedom Day 2013||Observance||-2113|
|Feb 1||National Wear Red Day 2013||Observance||-2113|
|Feb 2||Groundhog Day 2013||Observance||-2112|
|Feb 10||Chinese New Year 2013||Observance||-2104|
|Feb 12||Lincoln's Birthday 2013||Observance||-2102|
|Feb 12||Mardi Gras 2013||Christian||-2102|
|Feb 13||Lent 2013||Christian||-1798|
|Feb 13||Ash Wednesday 2013||Christian||-2101|
|Feb 14||Valentine's Day 2013||Observance||-2100|
|Feb 18||Presidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2013||Federal Holiday||-2096|
|Feb 23||Purim 2013||Jewish||-2091|