Mauritius has a total of 25 holidays in 2023. 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.

These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates or sign up for our newsletter to receive regular updates. All updates are automatically added to our API as well.

Our API allows you to specify the State and Region as part of the API requests, thereby limiting the requests to a particular state or city. View the API documentation for a full description of the supported countries, states and regions.

Holiday Date Details
New Year
Sunday, January 1, 2023 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
New Year (Day 2)
Monday, January 2, 2023 New Year (Day 2) is a public holiday in Mauritius
Chinese Spring Festival
Sunday, January 22, 2023 Chinese Spring Festival is a public holiday in Mauritius
Abolition of Slavery
Wednesday, February 1, 2023 Abolition of Slavery is a public holiday in Mauritius
Thaipoosam Cavadee
Saturday, February 4, 2023 Thaipoosam Cavadee is a public holiday in Mauritius
Maha Shivaratree
Saturday, February 18, 2023 Maha Shivaratree is a public holiday in Mauritius
Wednesday, March 8, 2023 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
Sunday, March 12, 2023 National Day is a public holiday in Mauritius
March Equinox
Monday, March 20, 2023 March Equinox in Mauritius (Port Louis)
Wednesday, March 22, 2023 Ougadi is a public holiday in Mauritius
Eid al-Fitr
Saturday, April 22, 2023 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.
Labour Day
Monday, May 1, 2023 Labor Day, International Workers' Day, and May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Mother's Day
Sunday, May 28, 2023 Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
Father's Day
Sunday, June 18, 2023 Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
June Solstice
Wednesday, June 21, 2023 June Solstice in Mauritius (Port Louis)
Monday, August 7, 2023 Janmashtami is a Hindu holiday in Mauritius
Raksha Bandhan
Wednesday, August 30, 2023 Raksha Bandhan is a Hindu holiday in Mauritius
Ganesh Chaturthi
Wednesday, September 20, 2023 Ganesh Chaturthi is a public holiday in Mauritius
September Equinox
Saturday, September 23, 2023 September Equinox in Mauritius (Port Louis)
Tuesday, October 24, 2023 Dussehra is a Hindu holiday in Mauritius
All Saints Day
Wednesday, November 1, 2023 All Saints Day is a public holiday in Mauritius
Arrival of Indentured Labourers
Thursday, November 2, 2023 Arrival of Indentured Labourers is a public holiday in Mauritius
Sunday, November 12, 2023 Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, is one of the most popular Hindu festivals.
December Solstice
Friday, December 22, 2023 December Solstice in Mauritius (Port Louis)
Christmas Day
Monday, December 25, 2023 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.