|When is Carnival in 2016?|
Carnival in 2016 runs from Friday, February 5th through Tuesday, February 9th.
|What is Carnival?|
Carnival, also spelled Carnaval or Carnivale, is an annual five-day festival of Brazil that is held between the Friday and Tuesday before Ash Wednesday, which marks the beginning of the season of Lent. Carnival ends on Fat Tuesday, commonly referred to as Mardi Gras around the world.