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Mardi Gras 2019


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 2019 is celebrated/ observed on Tuesday, March 5th.


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 2019?

Tuesday, March 5th is the 63 day of the 2019 calendar year with 4 months, 12 days until the celebration/ observance of Mardi Gras 2019.


March 2019 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Mar 1 - FriRead Across America Day 2019Observance130
Mar 1 - FriEmployee Appreciation Day 2019Observance130
Mar 5 - TuesMaha Shivaratri 2019Hindu134
Mar 5 - TuesMardi Gras 2019Christian134
Mar 6 - WedLent 2019Christian135
Mar 6 - WedAsh Wednesday 2019Christian135
Mar 10 - Sun Daylight Saving Time - begins 2019 Daylight Saving139
Mar 17 - Sun St. Patrick's Day 2019 Observance146
Mar 20 - Wed Spring/Fall - March equinox 2019 Season149
Mar 21 - ThurPurim 2019Jewish150
Mar 21 - ThursHoli 2019Hindu150

Mardi Gras by Year

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