Mauritius Public Holidays

Below are listed Public Holidays for the January 2014-December 2015 period.

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.

2014

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2014
January
17
Thaipoosam Cavadee
Start date:
17 January 2014
January
31
Chinese New Year
Start date:
31 January 2014
February
01
Abolition of Slavery Day
Start date:
1 February 2014
February
27
Maha Shivaratri
Start date:
27 February 2014
March
12
National Day
Start date:
12 March 2014
March
16
Ougadi
Start date:
16 March 2014
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2014
July
28
Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
Start date:
28 July 2014
August
29
Ganesh Chaturthi
Start date:
29 August 2014
October
24
Diwali (Festival of Lights)
Start date:
24 October 2014
November
01
All Saints' Day
Start date:
1 November 2014
November
02
Anniversary of the Arrival of Indentured Labourers
Start date:
2 November 2014
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2014

2015

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2015
January
17
Thaipoosam Cavadee
Start date:
17 January 2015
February
01
Abolition of Slavery Day
Start date:
1 February 2015
February
17
Maha Shivaratri
Start date:
17 February 2015
February
19
Chinese New Year
Start date:
19 February 2015
March
12
National Day
Start date:
12 March 2015
March
21
Ougadi
Start date:
21 March 2015
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2015
July
18
Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
Start date:
18 July 2015
September
17
Ganesh Chaturthi
Start date:
17 September 2015
November
01
All Saints' Day
Start date:
1 November 2015
November
02
Anniversary of the Arrival of Indentured Labourers
Start date:
2 November 2015
November
11
Diwali (Festival of Lights)
Start date:
11 November 2015
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2015
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