Mauritius has a total of 26 holidays in 2018. In the table below, you will find the details of the holidays and when they are observed. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downaloadble as a csv or json file. Signup here to get started.
These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates or sign up for our newsletter to receive regular updates. All updates are automatically added to our API as well.
Our API allows you to specify the State and Region as part of the API requests, thereby limiting the requests to a particular state or city. View the API documentation for a full description of the supported countries, states and regions.
New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
|Monday||January 1||National holiday|
|New Year (Day 2)
||Tuesday||January 2||National holiday|
||Wednesday||January 31||National holiday|
|Abolition of Slavery
||Thursday||February 1||National holiday|
||Tuesday||February 13||National holiday|
|Chinese Spring Festival
||Friday||February 16||National holiday|
||Monday||March 12||National holiday|
||Sunday||March 18||National holiday|
||Tuesday||May 1||National holiday|
Eid-al-Fitr is a holiday to mark the end of the Islamic month of Ramadan, during which Muslims fast during the hours of daylight.
|Saturday||June 16||National holiday|
|Assumption of Mary
||Wednesday||August 15||National holiday|
||Friday||September 14||National holiday|
|Arrival of Indentured Labourers
||Friday||November 2||National holiday|
Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, is one of the most popular Hindu festivals.
|Wednesday||November 7||National holiday|
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
|Tuesday||December 25||National holiday|