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2022 MAURITIUS HOLIDAYS

The next public holiday in Mauritius is

15th August, MondayAssumption of Mary

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Mauritius in 2022

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
SaturdaySatJan 01, 2022Jan 01New Year
SundaySunJan 02, 2022Jan 02Day After New Year
TuesdayTueJan 18, 2022Jan 18Thaipoosam Cavadee
TuesdayTueFeb 01, 2022Feb 01Abolition of Slavery
TuesdayTueFeb 01, 2022Feb 01Chinese Spring Festival
TuesdayTueMar 01, 2022Mar 01Maha Shivaratree
SaturdaySatMar 12, 2022Mar 12Independence & Republic Day
SaturdaySatApr 02, 2022Apr 02Ugaadi
SundaySunMay 01, 2022May 01Labour Day
TuesdayTueMay 03, 2022May 03Eid-Ul-Fitr
MondayMonAug 15, 2022Aug 15Assumption of Mary
WednesdayWedAug 31, 2022Aug 31Ganesh Chaturthi
MondayMonOct 24, 2022Oct 24Divali
WednesdayWedNov 02, 2022Nov 02Arrival of indentured Labourers
SundaySunDec 25, 2022Dec 25Christmas

Public Holidays in Mauritius

Assumption of Mary

Assumption of Mary

Monday Aug 15, 2022

The upcoming Mauritius holiday Assumption of Mary is in 42 days from today.

Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesh Chaturthi

Wednesday Aug 31, 2022

The upcoming Mauritius holiday Ganesh Chaturthi is in 58 days from today.

Divali

Divali

Monday Oct 24, 2022

The upcoming Mauritius holiday Divali is in 112 days from today.

2022 Public Holidays Mauritius Service

The above is the list of 2022 public holidays declared in Mauritius which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide Mauritius holiday calendar for 2022 in Word, Excel, PDF and printable online formats.

Mauritius celebrates 15 public holidays every year. Seven of them have fixed dates while the remaining eight keep on changing every year.

The government by the guide of the laws governing the public holidays entitles the employees paid days off during public holidays. The offices, businesses, and schools are closed too.

Mauritius is made up of different religious communities including Muslims, Christians, Hindus, and Buddhist. The groups contribute to many religious holidays celebrated annually.

Hindu holidays include Thaipusam Cavadee which is celebrated annually to commemorate the occasion when Parvati gave Murugan a vel. It is marked with celebrations of its kind. Pilgrims walk barefooted carrying the "Cavadee" with their bodies and tongues pierced with needle and skewers. Other Hindu festivals include a walk on fire and Maha Shivaratri.

Christians celebrate the Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Easter Monday, All Saints Day, and Christmas. Christmas is the most celebrated christen holiday in Mauritius.

Buddhists are entitled to celebrate the birthday of Lord Buddha. The events are marked with lots of celebrations and festivities.

Muslims observe the holy month of Ramadan and later hold a sacred day of Eid ul-Fitr. Islamic religion uses the lunar calendar to mark the dates of their events; hence, the dates keep on changing annually.

Mauritius celebrates national Independence Day each year. This day is celebrated to commemorate the day Mauritius got their independence from the British colonization. The day is marked with celebrations full of military parades, special of patriotism, cultural dances, and songs.