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Carnival Tuesday in Spain

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 Tuesday a Public Holiday?

This is an autonomous community public holiday. Schools, businesses, and government offices in the autonomous communities observing this holiday will be closed.

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

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About Carnival Tuesday

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Carnival Tuesday Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2020–2023.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday TypeArea
2020TueFeb 25Carnival TuesdayProvincial HolidayBA, C, GC, LU, OR, TF
2023TueFeb 21Carnival TuesdayAutonomous Community HolidayExtremadura

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