Carnival Tuesday in Brazil
Shrove Tuesday is the last day before the long fast for the Lent period in many Christian churches. The day is the day before Ash Wednesday and usually falls between February 3 and March 9. It has many names, including Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras, the Tuesday of Carnival, and Pancake Day.
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Carnival Tuesday Observances
|Tue||Feb 16||2010||Carnival Tuesday||Feriado Nacional|
|Tue||Mar 8||2011||Carnival Tuesday||Feriado Nacional|
|Tue||Feb 21||2012||Carnival Tuesday||Feriado Nacional|
|Tue||Feb 12||2013||Carnival Tuesday||Feriado Nacional|
|Tue||Mar 4||2014||Carnival Tuesday||Optional Holiday|
|Tue||Feb 17||2015||Carnival Tuesday||Optional Holiday|
|Tue||Feb 9||2016||Carnival Tuesday||Optional Holiday|
|Tue||Feb 28||2017||Carnival Tuesday||Optional Holiday|
|Tue||Feb 13||2018||Carnival Tuesday||Optional Holiday|
|Tue||Mar 5||2019||Carnival Tuesday||Optional Holiday|
|Tue||Feb 25||2020||Carnival Tuesday||Optional Holiday|
Quick FactsShrove Tuesday is a religious holiday that is on the day before Ash Wednesday. It is also known as the Tuesday of Carnival, which is a festive occasion among many cultures.
Carnival Tuesday 2016Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Carnival Tuesday 2017Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Other holidays in February 2016 in Brazil
- Carnival Saturday – Saturday, February 6, 2016
- Carnival Sunday – Sunday, February 7, 2016
- Carnival Monday – Monday, February 8, 2016
- Carnival end (until 2pm) – Wednesday, February 10, 2016