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.

2022

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2022
January
18
Thaipoosam Cavadee
Start date:
18 January 2022
February
01
Chinese New Year
Start date:
1 February 2022
February
01
Abolition of Slavery Day
Start date:
1 February 2022
March
01
Maha Shivaratri
Start date:
1 March 2022
March
12
National Day
Start date:
12 March 2022
April
02
Ugadi
Start date:
2 April 2022
May
01
Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
Start date:
1 May 2022
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2022
August
31
Ganesh Chaturthi
Start date:
31 August 2022
October
24
Diwali (Festival of Lights)
Start date:
24 October 2022
November
01
All Saint's Day
Start date:
1 November 2022
November
02
Anniversary of the Arrival of Indentured Labourers
Start date:
2 November 2022
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2022
Visa and passport information is updated regularly and is correct at the time of publishing. You should verify critical travel information independently with the relevant embassy before you travel.