Mauritius has a total of 25 holidays in 2022. 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
Saturday, January 1, 2022 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
New Year (Day 2)
Sunday, January 2, 2022 New Year (Day 2) is a public holiday in Mauritius
Thaipoosam Cavadee
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 Thaipoosam Cavadee is a public holiday in Mauritius
Abolition of Slavery
Tuesday, February 1, 2022 Abolition of Slavery is a public holiday in Mauritius
Chinese Spring Festival
Tuesday, February 1, 2022 Chinese Spring Festival is a public holiday in Mauritius
Maha Shivaratree
Tuesday, March 1, 2022 Maha Shivaratree is a public holiday in Mauritius
National Day
Saturday, March 12, 2022 National Day is a public holiday in Mauritius
Holi
Friday, March 18, 2022 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.
March Equinox
Sunday, March 20, 2022 March Equinox in Mauritius (Port Louis)
Ougadi
Saturday, April 2, 2022 Ougadi is a public holiday in Mauritius
Labour Day
Sunday, May 1, 2022 Labor Day, or May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Eid al-Fitr
Tuesday, May 3, 2022 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 29, 2022 Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
Father's Day
Sunday, June 19, 2022 Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
June Solstice
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 June Solstice in Mauritius (Port Louis)
Raksha Bandhan
Thursday, August 11, 2022 Raksha Bandhan is a Hindu holiday in Mauritius
Assumption of Mary
Monday, August 15, 2022 Assumption of Mary is a public holiday in Mauritius
Janmashtami
Friday, August 19, 2022 Janmashtami is a Hindu holiday in Mauritius
Ganesh Chaturthi
Wednesday, August 31, 2022 Ganesh Chaturthi is a public holiday in Mauritius
September Equinox
Friday, September 23, 2022 September Equinox in Mauritius (Port Louis)
Dussehra
Wednesday, October 5, 2022 Dussehra is a Hindu holiday in Mauritius
Divali
Monday, October 24, 2022 Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, is one of the most popular Hindu festivals.
Arrival of Indentured Labourers
Wednesday, November 2, 2022 Arrival of Indentured Labourers is a public holiday in Mauritius
December Solstice
Wednesday, December 21, 2022 December Solstice in Mauritius (Port Louis)
Christmas Day
Sunday, December 25, 2022 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.