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Carnival/Shrove Tuesday in Haiti

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.

Is Carnival/Shrove Tuesday a Public Holiday?

Carnival/Shrove Tuesday is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

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

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Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2017TueFeb 28Carnival/Shrove TuesdayNational/Legal Holiday
2018TueFeb 13Carnival/Shrove TuesdayNational/Legal Holiday
2019TueMar 5Carnival/Shrove TuesdayNational/Legal Holiday
2020TueFeb 25Carnival/Shrove TuesdayNational/Legal Holiday
2021TueFeb 16Carnival/Shrove TuesdayNational/Legal Holiday
2022TueMar 1Carnival/Shrove TuesdayNational/Legal Holiday
2023TueFeb 21Carnival/Shrove TuesdayNational/Legal Holiday
2024TueFeb 13Carnival/Shrove TuesdayNational/Legal Holiday
2025TueMar 4Carnival/Shrove TuesdayNational/Legal Holiday
2026TueFeb 17Carnival/Shrove TuesdayNational/Legal Holiday
2027TueFeb 9Carnival/Shrove TuesdayNational/Legal Holiday

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