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Carnival/Shrove Tuesday in Venezuela

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.

Colorful masks, elaborate costumes, parades and large crowds are all part of the Carnival festivities, also known as Mardi Gras, on Shrove Tuesday.
Colorful masks, elaborate costumes, parades and large crowds are all part of the Carnival festivities, also known as Mardi Gras, on Shrove Tuesday.
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About Carnival/Shrove Tuesday

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Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
TueFeb 162010Carnival/Shrove TuesdayNational holiday
TueMar 82011Carnival/Shrove TuesdayNational holiday
TueFeb 212012Carnival/Shrove TuesdayNational holiday
TueFeb 122013Carnival/Shrove TuesdayNational holiday
TueMar 42014Carnival/Shrove TuesdayNational holiday
TueFeb 172015Carnival/Shrove TuesdayNational holiday
TueFeb 92016Carnival/Shrove TuesdayNational holiday
TueFeb 282017Carnival/Shrove TuesdayNational holiday
TueFeb 132018Carnival/Shrove TuesdayNational holiday
TueMar 52019Carnival/Shrove TuesdayNational holiday
TueFeb 252020Carnival/Shrove TuesdayNational holiday

Quick Facts

Shrove 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 2018

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Carnival/Shrove Tuesday 2019

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

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List of dates for other years

Other holidays in February 2018 in Venezuela

United Nation Holiday on February 13, 2018

Fun Holiday on February 13, 2018

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