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