Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras is the final day of Carnival; it thus falls on the day before the beginning of Lent on Ash Wednesday. Mardi Gras is French for "Fat Tuesday",... Wikipedia

  • Also called:  Fat Tuesday, Shrove Tuesday, Pancake Tuesday
  • Type:  Christian, Cultural
  • Significance:  Celebration period before fasting season of Lent
  • Celebrations:  Parades, parties
  • Date:  Day before Ash Wednesday, 47 days before Easter, 2 days after Shrove Sunday
  • date:  Day before Ash Wednesday, 47 days before Easter, 2 days after Shrove Sunday
  • Frequency:  Annual
  • Related to:  Shrove Tuesday, Carnival, Shrove Monday, Pre-Lent, Ash Wednesday, Lent, Užgavėnės, Maslenitsa
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo