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Best Weekend Activities to join in Mauritius: 15 – 17 December

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Embark on a weekend adventure in Mauritius with a lineup of exciting activities! From outdoor cinema magic to cinematic celebrations, board games, Christmas markets, artistic evenings, and epicurean experiences, there’s something for everyone. Join us as we highlight the best events that promise to make your weekend unforgettable. Let the festivities begin!

Get a sneak peek at the best weekend activities and events awaiting you in Mauritius!

Cinéma en plein air/Outdoor Cinema

Join in for a magical outdoor cinema experience under the stars.

Date: Saturday, December 16  Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM  Venue: Amphithéâtre de Telfair

Get ready for a special Christmas edition featuring the timeless classic “Maman, j’ai raté l’avion” (Home Alone)! Gather your loved ones and head to the Amphithéâtre de Telfair for a festive evening from 7 pm to 9 pm. And yes, make sure not to leave anyone behind! 

🎟️ Free Entry 🍔 Food & Beverage offerings available onsite 🏕 Bring your mats and blankets for a cozy experience

👉 RSVP here: [Event Link]

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Photo Credit: Moka Smart City via Facebook

World of Cinema

Join in for two eventful nights celebrating the seventh art in paradise at MCine!

Dates: Friday, December 14, and Saturday, December 15
Time: 6:00 PM to 11:30 PM
Venue: MCine

Night 1: Friday, December 14

– Time: 6:00 PM to 11:30 PM
– Screening of 12 films
– Interviews with visiting film directors
– Pre-recorded chats with participants from across the world

Night 2: Saturday, December 15

– Time: 8:15 PM (After the awards ceremony)
– Best of Festival session featuring 7 films
– More interviews and exclusive content

Immerse yourself in the magic of cinema with captivating stories, insightful interviews, and the chance to connect with filmmakers from around the globe. Don’t miss the Awards Ceremony on December 15, followed by an enchanting evening of the Best of Festival session.

Limited seats are available, so make sure to RSVP to secure your spot for this cinematic celebration!

RSVP: [Event Link]

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Photo Credit: Phare International Film Festival Mauritius

Board Game Night at Flying Dodo, Bagatelle 

Join in for the final Board Game Night of the year at Flying Dodo in Bagatelle on Saturday, December 16! The evening kicks off at 6:00 PM and continues until 11:00 PM.

– Free entry as always!
– Explore a variety of games—feel free to bring your favorites to share.
– Knowledgeable hosts to guide you through the rules.
– Drinks and meals available on-site!

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Photo Credit: Board Gamers Mauritius via Facebook

Christmas Markets

Explore the Christmas Markets happening this weekend and read our guide on Christmas Markets in Mauritius to know more.

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Photo Credit: Cascavelle Shopping Mall via Facebook


This Sunday 17th December, from 4:30 pm to 7 pm at Vanilla Village Mauritius, join in for a festive Drink&Draw event. Creative souls this is your chance to dive into the Christmas spirit, enjoying drinks, sketching, and creating holiday-themed art. Priced at 1500 Rs, the event includes all materials, drinks, snacks, and the guidance of professional artists. Book your tickets online, or, pay 500 Rs upfront and settle the remaining 1000 Rs in cash on the day. Don’t miss this cozy and artistic Christmas celebration!

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Photo Credit: Drink Draw

Jingle Bells

Jingle to the most festive bash of the season! Join in on December 15th at Big Willy’s for a Christmas Extravaganza like no other. Get ready to dance the night away to the beats of not one, not two, but SIX amazing local DJs who will be spinning the hottest tracks to keep the holiday vibes alive: Avis, LP, Chronic, Preet, David Jay, and Guess DJ. Get into the spirit of the season and don’t forget to dress in your most dazzling Christmas attire!

Time to start the festivities: 21:00

Venue: Big Willy’s

Entrance Fee: Rs 300

Call 58009566/ 59299849 for tickets Tagline: “Ho Ho Ho”

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Photo Credit: Sheldon Samoo via Facebook

An Epicurean Odyssey

Experience culinary excellence on December 17, from 19:00-22:30, at Bodrum Blue, as the Executive Chefs of LUX* Resorts and Hotels Mauritius – LUX* Grand Gaube, LUX* Belle Mare, LUX* Grand Baie, and LUX* Le Morne collaborate to present a gastronomic masterpiece.

Indulge in a curated menu, a symphony of flavors meticulously crafted by seven culinary maestros using the finest ingredients. From delectable appetizers to sumptuous main courses and divine desserts, savor a fusion of tastes celebrating the art of dining.

Limited seating is available. Secure your spots here: 📞 59192456

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Photo Credit: LUX* Grand Gaube

5th edition of Music & Wine- Constance Hotels & Resorts

Constance Hotels & Resorts presents the 5th edition of Music & Wine, a week-long sensory experience featuring renowned winemakers and musicians at Constance Prince Maurice and Constance Belle Mare Plage from December 11 to 17. Explore the fusion of fine wines and jazz notes for a unique and unforgettable dining experience

Photo credit: ionnews.mu

Police Tropokal

Get ready for a night of laughter at the J&J Auditorium on 16 December 2023 at 8 pm, as Police Tropikal presents “Check De Routine.” The Troupe de Komiko brings its hilarious comedy to the big stage, promising an evening filled with absurdity, mishaps, and uproarious situations in a police station. Get your tickets on Otayo. 

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Photo Credit: Otayo

Dancing Queen Music 80s – 2000s

Immerse yourself in the disco era at Dancing Queen Music 80s-2000s on December 16th at 8:30 pm at Backstage, Hennessy Park Hotel, Ébène. A night tailored for fans of the musical decades. Enjoy live music with the dynamic energy of the Hurricane band and let loose to the fiery beats of renowned DJs including David Joan, Fabrice Pierre, and Mike Pasnin, who will set the dancefloor ablaze! Get your tickets on Otayo. 


Photo Credit: Otayo

Special Christmas Gathering

Ecoshe Studio has arranged a unique Christmas celebration scheduled for December 16th, running from 4 pm to 8 pm. The festivities encompass a blend of activities such as yoga, meditation, a stroll along the beach, and enchanting sunset carols, topped off with a delectable dinner and dance. Ensure you don’t overlook this festive gathering at Ecoshe Studio in La Preneuse.

Photo Credit: Ecoshe Studio
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