Tuesday October 23, 2018

Mardi Gras 2017


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 2017 is celebrated/ observed on Tuesday, February 28th.


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?

Tuesday, February 28th is the 58 day of the 2017 calendar year with -1 year, -7 months, -23 days until the celebration/ observance of Mardi Gras 2017.


February 2017 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Feb 1 - WedNational Freedom Day 2017Observance-629
Feb 2 - Thurs Groundhog Day 2017 Observance-628
Feb 6 - FriNational Wear Red Day 2017Observance-624
Feb 11 - SatTu B'Shevat 2017Jewish-316
Feb 12 - SunLincoln's Birthday 2017Observance-618
Feb 14 - Tues Valentine's Day 2017 Observance-616
Feb 20 - Mon Presidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2017Federal Holiday-610
Feb 24 - FriMaha Shivaratri 2017Hindu-606
Feb 28 - TuesMardi Gras 2017Christian-602

Mardi Gras by Year

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Federal Holidays 2017



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