Port-Louis, 22 May 2016
On 20 May 2016, the Mauritian Prime Minster's office published the cabinet decision on the public holidays to be observed in Mauritius during 2017. In 2017, 11 of the 15 listed public holidays fall on weekdays.
During 2017, Mauritians will enjoy five long weekends for New Year, Maha Shivaratree, Labour Day, Eid Ul-Fitr and Christmas.
The exact date of Eid-Ul-Fitr is subject to confirmation as its celebration depends on the visibility of the moon.
|Sunday||01 January 2017||New Years Day|
|Monday||02 January 2017||Day after New Years Day|
|Saturday||28 January 2017||Chinese Spring Festival|
|Wednesday||01 February 2017||Abolition of Slavery|
|Thursday||09 February 2017||Thaipoosam Cavadee|
|Friday||24 February 2017||Maha Shivaratree|
|Sunday||12 March 2017||Independence and Republic Day|
|Wednesday||29 March 2017||Ugaadi|
|Monday||01 May 2017||Labour Day|
|Monday||26 June 2017||Eid-Ul-Fitr Holiday|
|Saturday||26 August 2017||Ganesh Chaturthi|
|Thursday||19 October 2017||Diwali|
|Wednesday||01 November 2017||All Saints' Day|
|Thursday||02 November 2017||Arrival of Indentured Labourers|
|Monday||25 December 2017||Christmas Day|