Mauritius has a total of 26 holidays in 2024. 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
Monday, January 1, 2024 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
New Year (Day 2)
Tuesday, January 2, 2024 New Year (Day 2) is a public holiday in Mauritius
Thaipoosam Cavadee
Thursday, January 25, 2024 Thaipoosam Cavadee is a public holiday in Mauritius
Abolition of Slavery
Thursday, February 1, 2024 Abolition of Slavery is a public holiday in Mauritius
Chinese Spring Festival
Saturday, February 10, 2024 Chinese Spring Festival is a public holiday in Mauritius
Maha Shivaratree
Friday, March 8, 2024 Maha Shivratri is an annual festival dedicated to Shiva, the Hindu God of destruction. For devotees, is a day of reflection and meditation.
Ramadan Start
Monday, March 11, 2024 Ramadan is a period of prayer, reflection and fasting for many Muslims worldwide. It is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar.
National Day
Tuesday, March 12, 2024 National Day is a public holiday in Mauritius
March Equinox
Wednesday, March 20, 2024 March Equinox in Mauritius (Port Louis)
Holi
Monday, March 25, 2024 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.
Ougadi
Tuesday, April 9, 2024 Ougadi is a public holiday in Mauritius
Eid al-Fitr
Wednesday, April 10, 2024 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
Wednesday, May 1, 2024 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 26, 2024 Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
Father's Day
Sunday, June 16, 2024 Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
June Solstice
Thursday, June 20, 2024 June Solstice in Mauritius (Port Louis)
Assumption of Mary
Thursday, August 15, 2024 The Christian feast of the Assumption of Mary is on or around Aug 15 in most countries. A few celebrate Assumption Day at other times of the year.
Raksha Bandhan
Monday, August 19, 2024 Raksha Bandhan is a Hindu festival that is celebrated on the full moon of the Hindu month of Shravana (Shravan Poornima). The day is also sometimes referred to as Brother and Sister Day because it honors the relationship between brother and sister.
Janmashtami
Monday, August 26, 2024 Krishna Janmashtami is a Hindu festival that celebrates the birth of Krishna, the eighth incarnation of the god Vishnu. It is celebrated on the eighth day of the Hindu month of Bhadrava (Bhadrapada), which is usually in August or September.
Ganesh Chaturthi
Sunday, September 8, 2024 Ganesh Chaturthi is the great Ganesha festival that celebrates the birthday of Lord Ganesha during the Hindu Month of Bhadra, which usually falls between mid-August and mid-September. It is also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi and can last up to 10 days.
September Equinox
Sunday, September 22, 2024 September Equinox in Mauritius (Port Louis)
Dussehra
Sunday, October 13, 2024 Dussehra is a Hindu holiday in Mauritius
Divali
Thursday, October 31, 2024 Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, is one of the most popular Hindu festivals.
Arrival of Indentured Labourers
Saturday, November 2, 2024 Arrival of Indentured Labourers is a public holiday in Mauritius
December Solstice
Saturday, December 21, 2024 December Solstice in Mauritius (Port Louis)
Christmas Day
Wednesday, December 25, 2024 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
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