Ash Wednesday for the year 2026 is celebrated/ observed on Wednesday, February 18th.
Ash Wednesday is celebrated on Wednesday seven weeks before Easter and the day after Mardi Gras also referred to as Fat Tuesday. This is a Christian observance which represents the first day of Lent and the starting of approximately 6 weeks of fasting and penance.
Days to Ash Wesndesday 2026
Wednesday, February 18th is day number 49 of the 2026 calendar year with 2 years, 4 months, 20 days until Ash Wednesday 2026.
|When:||Wednesday seven weeks prior to Easter Sunday|
Dates for Ash Wednesday
|Holiday||Date||Days to Go|
|Ash Wednesday 2022||Wednesday, March 02, 2022||-576|
|Ash Wednesday 2023||Wednesday, February 22, 2023||-219|
|Ash Wednesday 2024||Wednesday, February 14, 2024||138|
|Ash Wednesday 2025||Wednesday, March 05, 2025||523|
|Ash Wednesday 2026||Wednesday, February 18, 2026||873|
|Ash Wednesday 2027||Wednesday, February 10, 2027||1230|