Mauritius has a total of 25 holidays in 2020. 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 downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.

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Holiday Date Details
New Year
Wednesday, January 1, 2020 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
New Year (Day 2)
Thursday, January 2, 2020 New Year (Day 2) is a public holiday in Mauritius
Chinese Spring Festival
Saturday, January 25, 2020 Chinese Spring Festival is a public holiday in Mauritius
Abolition of Slavery
Saturday, February 1, 2020 Abolition of Slavery is a public holiday in Mauritius
Thaipoosam Cavadee
Saturday, February 8, 2020 Thaipoosam Cavadee is a public holiday in Mauritius
Maha Shivaratree
Friday, February 21, 2020 Maha Shivaratree is a public holiday in Mauritius
Holi
Tuesday, March 10, 2020 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.
National Day
Thursday, March 12, 2020 National Day is a public holiday in Mauritius
March Equinox
Friday, March 20, 2020 March Equinox in Mauritius (Port Louis)
Ougadi
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 Ougadi is a public holiday in Mauritius
Labour Day
Friday, May 1, 2020 May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Mother's Day
Sunday, May 10, 2020 Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
Eid al-Fitr
Sunday, May 24, 2020 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.
June Solstice
Saturday, June 20, 2020 June Solstice in Mauritius (Port Louis)
Father's Day
Sunday, June 21, 2020 Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
Raksha Bandhan
Monday, August 3, 2020 Raksha Bandhan is a Hindu holiday in Mauritius
Janmashtami
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 Janmashtami is a Hindu holiday in Mauritius
Assumption of Mary
Saturday, August 15, 2020 Assumption of Mary is a public holiday in Mauritius
Ganesh Chaturthi
Sunday, August 23, 2020 Ganesh Chaturthi is a public holiday in Mauritius
September Equinox
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 September Equinox in Mauritius (Port Louis)
Dussehra
Sunday, October 25, 2020 Dussehra is a Hindu holiday in Mauritius
Arrival of Indentured Labourers
Monday, November 2, 2020 Arrival of Indentured Labourers is a public holiday in Mauritius
Divali
Saturday, November 14, 2020 Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, is one of the most popular Hindu festivals.
December Solstice
Monday, December 21, 2020 December Solstice in Mauritius (Port Louis)
Christmas Day
Friday, December 25, 2020 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.