Friday July 20, 2018

When is Mardi Gras 2017?


Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras for the year 2017 is celebrated/ observed on Tuesday, February 28.


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 2017?

There are -1 year, -4 months, -20 days until the celebration/ observance of Mardi Gras 2017.

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