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)
|Name(s):||Mardi Gras, Shrove Tuesday, Fat Tuesday, Pancake Tuesday|
|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 - Fri||Read Across America Day 2019||Observance||130|
|Mar 1 - Fri||Employee Appreciation Day 2019||Observance||130|
|Mar 5 - Tues||Maha Shivaratri 2019||Hindu||134|
|Mar 5 - Tues||Mardi Gras 2019||Christian||134|
|Mar 6 - Wed||Lent 2019||Christian||135|
|Mar 6 - Wed||Ash Wednesday 2019||Christian||135|
|Mar 10 - Sun||Daylight Saving Time - begins 2019||Daylight Saving||139|
|Mar 17 - Sun||St. Patrick's Day 2019||Observance||146|
|Mar 20 - Wed||Spring/Fall - March equinox 2019||Season||149|
|Mar 21 - Thur||Purim 2019||Jewish||150|
|Mar 21 - Thurs||Holi 2019||Hindu||150|