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Mardi Gras 2016


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 2016 is celebrated/ observed on Tuesday, February 9th.


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 2016?

Tuesday, February 9th is the 39 day of the 2016 calendar year with -2 years, -8 months, -11 days until the celebration/ observance of Mardi Gras 2016.


February 2016 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Feb 1 - MonNational Freedom Day 2016Observance-993
Feb 2 - Tues Groundhog Day 2016 Observance-992
Feb 5 - FriNational Wear Red Day 2016Observance-989
Feb 8 - Mon Chinese New Year 2016 Observance-986
Feb 9 - TuesMardi Gras 2016Christian-985
Feb 10Lent 2016Christian-680
Feb 10 - WedAsh Wednesday 2016Christian-984
Feb 12 - FriLincoln's Birthday 2016Observance-982
Feb 14 - Sun Valentine's Day 2016 Observance-980
Feb 15 - Mon Presidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2016Federal Holiday-979

Mardi Gras by Year

Related Holidays in 2016

Federal Holidays 2016



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