Mauritius Public Holidays

Public holidays are listed here.

Public holiday note

(a) Muslim festivals are timed according to local sightings of various phases of the moon and the dates given below are approximations. During the lunar month of Ramadan that precedes Eid al-Fitr, Muslims fast during the day and feast at night and normal business patterns may be interrupted. Some disruption may continue into Eid al-Fitr itself. Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha may last up to several days, depending on the region.

(b) Hindu festivals are declared according to local astronomical observations and it is not possible to forecast the date of their occurrence exactly.

2021

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2021
January
28
Thaipoosam Cavadee
Start date:
28 January 2021
February
01
Abolition of Slavery Day
Start date:
1 February 2021
February
12
Chinese New Year
Start date:
12 February 2021
March
11
Maha Shivaratri
Start date:
11 March 2021
March
12
National Day
Start date:
12 March 2021
April
13
Ougadi
Start date:
13 April 2021
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2021
May
14
Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
Start date:
14 May 2021
September
11
Ganesh Chaturthi
Start date:
11 September 2021
November
01
All Saint's Day
Start date:
1 November 2021
November
02
Anniversary of the Arrival of Indentured Labourers
Start date:
2 November 2021
November
04
Diwali (Festival of Lights)
Start date:
4 November 2021
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2021
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