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Mardi Gras 2026


Large float with King of the Carnival riding atop in New Orleans, Louisiana Mardi gras celebrations.
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Palm Sunday
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Mardi Gras for the year 2026 is celebrated/ observed on Tuesday, February 17th.


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 2026

Tuesday, February 17th is day number 48 of the 2026 calendar year with 3 years, 7 months, 10 days until Mardi Gras 2026.


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 2021 Tuesday, February 16, 2021 -506
Mardi Gras 2022 Tuesday, March 01, 2022 -128
Mardi Gras 2023 Tuesday, February 21, 2023 229
Mardi Gras 2024 Tuesday, February 13, 2024 586
Mardi Gras 2025 Tuesday, March 04, 2025 971
Mardi Gras 2026 Tuesday, February 17, 2026 1321


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