Mardi Gras for the year 2018 is celebrated/ observed on Tuesday, February 13th.
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 2018?
Tuesday, February 13th is the 43 day of the 2018 calendar year with -9 months, -2 days until the celebration/ observance of Mardi Gras 2018.
February 2018 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Feb 1 - Thurs||National Freedom Day 2018||Observance||-287|
|Feb 2 - Fri||National Wear Red Day 2018||Observance||-286|
|Feb 2 - Fri||Groundhog Day 2018||Observance||-286|
|Feb 12 - Mon||Lincoln's Birthday 2018||Observance||-276|
|Feb 13 - Tues||Mardi Gras 2018||Christian||-275|
|Feb 14 - Wed||Maha Shivaratri 2018||Hindu||-274|
|Feb 14 - Wed||Lent 2018||Christian||-274|
|Feb 14 - Wed||Ash Wednesday 2018||Christian||-274|
|Feb 14 - Wed||Valentine's Day 2018||Observance||-274|
|Feb 16 - Fri||Chinese New Year 2018||Observance||-272|
|Feb 19 - Mon||Presidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2018||Federal Holiday||-269|