Mauritius has a total of 25 holidays in 2021. 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
Friday, January 1, 2021 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
New Year (Day 2)
Saturday, January 2, 2021 New Year (Day 2) is a public holiday in Mauritius
Thaipoosam Cavadee
Thursday, January 28, 2021 Thaipoosam Cavadee is a public holiday in Mauritius
Abolition of Slavery
Monday, February 1, 2021 Abolition of Slavery is a public holiday in Mauritius
Chinese Spring Festival
Friday, February 12, 2021 Chinese Spring Festival is a public holiday in Mauritius
Maha Shivaratree
Thursday, March 11, 2021 Maha Shivaratree is a public holiday in Mauritius
National Day
Friday, March 12, 2021 National Day is a public holiday in Mauritius
March Equinox
Saturday, March 20, 2021 March Equinox in Mauritius (Port Louis)
Monday, March 29, 2021 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.
Tuesday, April 13, 2021 Ougadi is a public holiday in Mauritius
Labour Day
Saturday, May 1, 2021 Labor Day, International Workers' Day, and May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Eid al-Fitr
Friday, May 14, 2021 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.
Mother's Day
Sunday, May 30, 2021 Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
Father's Day
Sunday, June 20, 2021 Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
June Solstice
Monday, June 21, 2021 June Solstice in Mauritius (Port Louis)
Raksha Bandhan
Sunday, August 22, 2021 Raksha Bandhan is a Hindu holiday in Mauritius
Monday, August 30, 2021 Janmashtami is a Hindu holiday in Mauritius
Ganesh Chaturthi
Saturday, September 11, 2021 Ganesh Chaturthi is a public holiday in Mauritius
September Equinox
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 September Equinox in Mauritius (Port Louis)
Friday, October 15, 2021 Dussehra is a Hindu holiday in Mauritius
All Saints Day
Monday, November 1, 2021 All Saints Day is a public holiday in Mauritius
Arrival of Indentured Labourers
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 Arrival of Indentured Labourers is a public holiday in Mauritius
Thursday, November 4, 2021 Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, is one of the most popular Hindu festivals.
December Solstice
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 December Solstice in Mauritius (Port Louis)
Christmas Day
Saturday, December 25, 2021 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.