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.
|Name(s):||Mardi Gras, Shrove Tuesday, Fat Tuesday, Pancake Tuesday|
|When:||Tuesday before Ash Wednesday start of Lent|
Dates for Mardi Gras
|Holiday||Date||Days 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|