Thursday November 15, 2018

Mardi Gras 2018


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 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)

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 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 - ThursNational Freedom Day 2018Observance-287
Feb 2 - FriNational Wear Red Day 2018Observance-286
Feb 2 - Fri Groundhog Day 2018 Observance-286
Feb 12 - MonLincoln's Birthday 2018Observance-276
Feb 13 - TuesMardi Gras 2018Christian-275
Feb 14 - WedMaha Shivaratri 2018Hindu-274
Feb 14 - WedLent 2018Christian-274
Feb 14 - WedAsh Wednesday 2018Christian-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 2018Federal Holiday-269

Mardi Gras by Year

Related Holidays in 2018

Federal Holidays 2018



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