Tuesday October 23, 2018

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 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 2021?

Tuesday, February 16th is the 46 day of the 2021 calendar year with 2 years, 3 months, 24 days until the celebration/ observance of Mardi Gras 2021.


February 2021 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Feb 1 - MonNational Freedom Day 2021Observance832
Feb 2 - TuesGroundhog Day 2021Observance833
Feb 5 - FriNational Wear Red Day 2021Observance836
Feb 12 - FriChinese New Year 2021Observance843
Feb 12 - FriLincoln's Birthday 2021Observance843
Feb 14 - SunValentine's Day 2021Observance845
Feb 15 - MonPresidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2021Federal Holiday846
Feb 16 - TuesMardi Gras 2021Christian847
Feb 17 - WedAsh Wednesday 2021Christian848
Feb 17 - WedLent 2021Christian848
Feb 27 - SatPurim 2021Jewish858

Mardi Gras by Year

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