Mardi Gras for the year 2015 is celebrated/ observed on Tuesday, February 17th.
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)
|Name(s):||Mardi Gras, Shrove Tuesday, Fat Tuesday, Pancake Tuesday|
|When:||Tuesday before Ash Wednesday start of Lent|
How many days to Mardi Gras 2015?
Tuesday, February 17th is the 47 day of the 2015 calendar year with -3 years, -9 months, -4 days until the celebration/ observance of Mardi Gras 2015.
February 2015 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Feb 1 - Sun||National Freedom Day 2015||Observance||-1389|
|Feb 2 - Mon||Groundhog Day 2015||Observance||-1388|
|Feb 4||Tu B'Shevat 2015||Jewish||-1083|
|Feb 6 - Fri||National Wear Red Day 2015||Observance||-1384|
|Feb 12 - Thurs||Lincoln's Birthday 2015||Observance||-1378|
|Feb 14 - Sat||Valentine's Day 2015||Observance||-1376|
|Feb 16 - Mon||Presidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2015||Federal Holiday||-1374|
|Feb 17||Maha Shivaratri 2015||Hindu||-1070|
|Feb 17 - Tues||Mardi Gras 2015||Christian||-1373|
|Feb 18||Lent 2015||Christian||-1069|
|Feb 18 - Wed||Ash Wednesday 2015||Christian||-1372|
|Feb 19 - Thurs||Chinese New Year 2015||Observance||-1371|