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 Date
New Year
New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Tuesday, January 1, 2019
New Year (Day 2)
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
Thaipoosam Cavadee
Monday, January 21, 2019
Abolition of Slavery
Friday, February 1, 2019
Chinese Spring Festival
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Maha Shivaratree
Monday, March 4, 2019
National Day
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
March Equinox
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Holi
Holi is a spring festival of colors celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs and others. It celebrates the triumph of good over evil and the upcoming season of spring. The festival can last up to sixteen days.
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Ougadi
Saturday, April 6, 2019
Labour Day
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Mother's Day
Sunday, May 12, 2019
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, 2019
Father's Day
Sunday, June 16, 2019
June Solstice
Friday, June 21, 2019
Raksha Bandhan
Thursday, August 15, 2019
Janmashtami
Friday, August 23, 2019
Ganesh Chaturthi
Tuesday, September 3, 2019
September Equinox
Monday, September 23, 2019
Navaratri
Sunday, September 29, 2019
Dussehra
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Divali
Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, is one of the most popular Hindu festivals.
Sunday, October 27, 2019
All Saints Day
Friday, November 1, 2019
Arrival of Indentured Labourers
Saturday, November 2, 2019
December Solstice
Sunday, December 22, 2019
Christmas Day
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Wednesday, December 25, 2019