Tuesday August 20, 2019

Mardi Gras 2021


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 2021 is celebrated/ observed on Tuesday, February 16th.


Mardi Gras known as Shrove Tuesday or Fat Tuesday falls annually on the day before Ash Wednesday (start of Lent). The word "Mardi Gras" means "Fat Tuesday" in the French language. Celebrations include festivals, parades, dancing and feasting before the fasting starting on Ash Wednesday

Days to Mardi Gras

Tuesday, February 16th is day number 47 of the 2021 calendar year with 1 year, 5 months, 27 days until Mardi Gras 2021.


Mardi Gras
Name(s):Mardi Gras, Shrove Tuesday, Fat Tuesday, Pancake Tuesday
Type:Observance, Christian
When:Tuesday before Ash Wednesday start of Lent

Dates for Mardi Gras

HolidayDateDays to Go
Mardi Gras 2018 Tuesday, February 13, 2018 -553
Mardi Gras 2019 Tuesday, March 05, 2019 -168
Mardi Gras 2020 Tuesday, February 25, 2020 189
Mardi Gras 2021 Tuesday, February 16, 2021 546
Mardi Gras 2022 Tuesday, March 01, 2022 924
Mardi Gras 2023 Tuesday, February 21, 2023 1281


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