Carnival/Shrove Tuesday in Germany
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/Shrove Tuesday Observances
|Weekday||Date||Year||Name||Holiday Type||Where it is Observed|
|Tue||Feb 16||2010||Carnival/Shrove Tuesday||Observance|
|Tue||Mar 8||2011||Carnival/Shrove Tuesday||Observance|
|Tue||Feb 21||2012||Carnival/Shrove Tuesday||Observance|
|Tue||Feb 12||2013||Carnival/Shrove Tuesday||Observance|
|Tue||Mar 4||2014||Carnival/Shrove Tuesday||Observance|
|Tue||Feb 17||2015||Carnival/Shrove Tuesday||Observance|
|Tue||Feb 9||2016||Carnival/Shrove Tuesday||Observance|
|Tue||Feb 28||2017||Carnival/Shrove Tuesday||Observance|
|Tue||Feb 13||2018||Carnival/Shrove Tuesday||Observance|
|Tue||Mar 5||2019||Carnival/Shrove Tuesday||Observance|
|Tue||Feb 25||2020||Carnival/Shrove Tuesday||Observance|
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/Shrove Tuesday 2016Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Carnival/Shrove Tuesday 2017Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Other holidays in February 2016 in Germany
- Shrove Monday – Monday, February 8, 2016
- Carnival/Ash Wednesday – Wednesday, February 10, 2016
- Valentine's Day – Sunday, February 14, 2016