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Best Weekend Activities to join in Mauritius: 24 – 26 May

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Prepare to immerse yourself in a weekend of delight as we unveil the top activities awaiting you in Mauritius. From Mother’s Day market to cultural festivities, discover the perfect blend of relaxation and excitement set against the stunning backdrop of this tropical paradise.

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Mother’s Day Market

This weekend, don’t miss the Mother’s Day Market happening at multiple locations across the island! Join us as we celebrate the special women in our lives with a variety of unique gifts, delicious treats, and heartfelt surprises. Whether you’re in the north, south, east, or west, there’s a market nearby where you can find the perfect token of appreciation for Mom. Come explore, shop, and make memories at the Mother’s Day Market this weekend!

If you’re curious about what to gift your mother this Mother’s Day, be sure to check out our latest guide.

  • Mother’s Day Craft Market- Bazart Mokaray on Friday 24th May at 11 am
  • Mother Day’s Market- Ruisseau Creole this Saturday 25th May, at 3 pm
  • Mama’s Day Market- So’flo Mall this Saturday 25th May at 9 am
  • Mother’s Day Market- Les Alles on 25th May at 9:30 am
  • Mother’s Day Market- Mont Choisy Mall on 25th May at 10 am
  • Mother’s Day Celebrations- Plaisance Shopping Village on 25th May at 11 am
  • Mother’s Day Market- Les Arcades Currimjee 25th and 26th of May at 11 am.
Photo Credit: Ruisseau Creole via Facebook

Bad Launch Party

Attendees are invited to the BAD launch party at Café Du Vieux Conseil.  The event promises an exciting lineup including Yanky from JOKER KARTEL, supported by BADBOI soundsystem, Ced Ric, FORLAN, GNIOR, and MAT KING.

Ticket prices are as follows:

  • Rs300 for presale
  • Rs500 at the door

BAD, a sub-label curated by ë, is dedicated to promoting Mauritian street culture and music. Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of the celebration!

Get your tickets here

Photo Credit: Joker Kartel Events via Facebook

Karavann Festival: L’Art du Voyage Musical- 2nd Edition

Join the Karavann Festival: 2nd Edition on May 25th at Île aux Cerfs for a refined bohemian-style experience! Dance on the beaches, relax in tents, enjoy yoga, body painting workshops, and more. VIP GLAMPERS enjoy exclusive benefits. Main artists include Sasha Carassi, Einmusik, Rafael Cerato, Aneesh Gera, Zulu, and more. No entry for those under 18. Food and bars are available. Eco-responsible event. Dress code: boho chic. Be ready to be photographed and filmed for future promotions.

Tickets are available at Karavann.partyapp.mu.

Photo Credit: Karavann Festival: L’Art du Voyage Musical via Facebook

Oppenheimer (2023)- Open Air Cinema

Get ready for an unforgettable cinematic experience at Ebène Recreational Park on May 25th, 2024, as Ciné sous les Étoiles presents “Oppenheimer” (2023). Relive the buzz and excitement of this Hollywood blockbuster, winner of 7 Oscars. Don’t miss this chance to witness the cinema game changer in Mauritius under the stars with Ciné Sous Les Étoiles!

Book your seats here

Photo Credit: Ciné sous les Étoiles via Facebook

Maman Oh Maman

Grand Baie La Croisette invites everyone to celebrate Mother Oh Mother on 25th May at 11 am! This year, the mall has curated a special day filled with activities to honor mothers. Attendees can look forward to spinning the wheel of fortune for a chance to win exciting gifts, participating in a styling workshop with Suhaylah Fooljaree in the Fashion Galleria, capturing beautiful moments in the Mother’s Day themed photo corner, enjoying live music with the duo Bernard Moonsamy and Lionnel in the Food Pavillion, and expressing love with a floral crown workshop. It’s a magical day dedicated to celebrating extraordinary moms, and Grand Baie La Croisette eagerly awaits everyone’s presence.

Photo Credit: Grand Baie La Croisette via Facebook

Mother’s Day Brunch

Sugar Beach Mauritius invites you to celebrate Mother’s Day at Buddha-Bar Beach on 25th May and 26th May with a special brunch experience overlooking the West Coast lagoon. Indulge in a meticulously crafted buffet featuring a variety of dishes, including salads, sushi, main courses, and desserts. The brunch is priced at Rs4000 per person and includes a flute of Bottega Gold Prosecco. For reservations, contact 5254 6891 or email buddhabarbeach@sugarbeachmauritius.com.

Photo Credit: Sugar Beach Mauritius via Facebook

Mother’s Day Special: Theme 80s and 90s

Wazaa FM invites you to celebrate Mother’s Day this Saturday, May 25, 2024, at The Shacks, Chemin Vingt Pied, Grand Baie. The event starts at 10:30 PM and features performances by Vanessa Mathews, Aditya Lama, DJ Spiky, and DJ Yesh. Dress up in your favorite retro outfits for an exciting 80s and 90s-themed night. Reserve your VIP area by calling 5500-1234. Don’t miss out on surprises from our RJs—it’s going to be a memorable celebration!


Photo Credit: Wazaa FM via Facebook

Creative Programming Workshop

House of Digital Art presents a creative programming workshop using Unity software on 25th May from 10 am to 4 pm, led by artist Guillaume Clarisse. Participants will learn to design interactive digital pieces, from interface to visual coding. Unity, one of the most popular and free video game engines, will be utilized. Attendees must bring their own laptops. Reserve your spot via info@houseofdigitalart.io. This project is supported by a grant from Ignite Culture EA: ACP-EU Culture Programme (Eastern Africa), implemented by HEVA and the British Council Kenya, with funding from the European Union and support from the Organisation of ACP States.

Photo Credit: House of Digital Art

Coeur De Ville Tamarin Armwrestling Competition

This Saturday at 10 am, Armwrestling Mauritius and Nutrend Mauritius are hosting their next competition at Coeur de Ville Tamarin. Participants can join in for a chance to win exciting prizes.


Photo Credit: Armwrestling Mauritius

Wine Paired Dinner (Accord Mets et Vins)

On Saturday, May 25, 2024, from 18:30 to 22:00, L’Assiette d’Antan Restaurant in Moka presents a Wine Paired Dinner in collaboration with Phoenix Beverages. For ₨2,500 per person, guests can enjoy a night of exquisite food paired with fine wines from their newly inaugurated wine cellar. Limited seats are available, so book now! Vegetarians are welcome too, with no ticket needed. Dress code: Casual Smart.

Get your tickets here


Photo Credit: Otayo

A Wild West Journey

Get ready for an exciting journey through the Wild West with the new show “A Wild West Journey” presented by the students of Kadanse Studio. Join us on May 24, for a captivating dance performance depicting the adventures of a young girl transported back in time to the rugged landscapes of the American West. Encounter Native American tribes, cowboys, and outlaws as you saddle up and hold on tight for a thrilling ride. Tickets are priced at Rs 500 for kids and Rs 600 for those aged 12 and above. Don’t miss this unforgettable experience!

Get your tickets here

Photo Credit: Caudan Arts Center
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