Mardi Gras for the year 2016 is celebrated/ observed on Tuesday, February 9th.
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 2016
Tuesday, February 9th is day number 40 of the 2016 calendar year with -5 years, -2 months, -8 days until Mardi Gras 2016.