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Carnival / Shrove Tuesday / Pancake Day in Guadeloupe

Shrove Tuesday is the last day before the fasting period of Lent (for Western Christians), 47 days before Easter Sunday. Shrove Tuesday is also called Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday, or Pancake Day.

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Many shops and businesses will be closed; businesses that remain open are not legally obliged to give employees a day off, but some employees tend to take the time off.

Carnival or Mardi Gras parades are mainly celebrated on Shrove Monday and Shrove Tuesday.

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Carnival / Shrove Tuesday / Pancake Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2019TueMar 5Carnival / Shrove Tuesday / Pancake DayDe facto holiday
2020TueFeb 25Carnival / Shrove Tuesday / Pancake DayDe facto holiday
2021TueFeb 16Carnival / Shrove Tuesday / Pancake DayDe facto holiday
2022TueMar 1Carnival / Shrove Tuesday / Pancake DayDe facto holiday
2023TueFeb 21Carnival / Shrove Tuesday / Pancake DayDe facto holiday
2024TueFeb 13Carnival / Shrove Tuesday / Pancake DayDe facto holiday
2025TueMar 4Carnival / Shrove Tuesday / Pancake DayDe facto holiday
2026TueFeb 17Carnival / Shrove Tuesday / Pancake DayDe facto holiday
2027TueFeb 9Carnival / Shrove Tuesday / Pancake DayDe facto holiday

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