Mauritius has a total of 26 holidays in 2019. 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.

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Holiday Weekday Date Type
New Year
New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Tuesday January 1 National holiday
New Year (Day 2)
Wednesday January 2 National holiday
Thaipoosam Cavadee
Monday January 21 National holiday
Abolition of Slavery
Friday February 1 National holiday
Chinese Spring Festival
Tuesday February 5 National holiday
Maha Shivaratree
Monday March 4 National holiday
National Day
Tuesday March 12 National holiday
March Equinox
Wednesday March 20 Season
Thursday March 21 Hinduism
Saturday April 6 National holiday
Labour Day
Wednesday May 1 National holiday
Mother's Day
Sunday May 12 Observance
Eid al-Fitr
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.
Wednesday June 5 National holiday
Father's Day
Sunday June 16 Observance
June Solstice
Friday June 21 Season
Raksha Bandhan
Thursday August 15 Hinduism
Friday August 23 Hinduism
Ganesh Chaturthi
Tuesday September 3 National holiday
September Equinox
Monday September 23 Season
Sunday September 29 Hinduism
Tuesday October 8 Hinduism
Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, is one of the most popular Hindu festivals.
Sunday October 27 National holiday
All Saints Day
Friday November 1 National holiday
Arrival of Indentured Labourers
Saturday November 2 National holiday
December Solstice
Sunday December 22 Season
Christmas Day
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Wednesday December 25 National holiday