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Best Weekend Activities to join in Mauritius: 27-29 October

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Get ready for some of the best weekend activities in Mauritius from October 27th to 29th, 2023. An exciting weekend with a wide range of activities and events to suit every taste and interest. From Halloween events, to shopping extravaganzas to delicious culinary adventures, musical delights, sports showdowns, and family-friendly fun, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Whether you’re a local resident or a visitor, this guide will help you plan your weekend adventures in Mauritius

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

Best Weekend Activities to Celebrate Halloween 

If you’re looking to embrace the Halloween spirit this weekend, be sure not to overlook our article about the most spooktacular Halloween events in Mauritius.  There are many Halloween parties this weekend for families and for adults, so don’t miss out!


Best Weekend Activities for Amazing Furniture Deals- Le Grand Salon de la Maison

Join in at ‘Le Grand Salon de la Maison’ at SVICC, Pailles, from October 25th to 29th, starting from 10:30 am. This is the biggest exhibition for interior decor, home furniture and garden in Mauritius, with 140 exhibitors, so don’t miss it. Explore amazing deals on home essentials.

Fun Weekend Activities for Plant Enthusiasts- LoKal Plant Market

Save the dates for the Lokal Plant Market hosted by QUAY 11 at Quay 11! From October 23rd to 27th, starting from 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 pm. Join in for a fantastic week of plant shopping and indulging in scrumptious food from our restaurants. It’s a plant lover’s dream come true! Don’t miss it.

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Photo Credit: QUAY 11 via Facebook

Weekend Activities to not miss for Board Games Lovers- Board Games Nigh at Kenzi Bar

Join in for a spooktacular Halloween-themed Game Night at Kenzi Bar in Flic en Flac, hosted by Board Gamers Mauritius and Kenzi Bar Resto! The fun kicks off on Saturday, October 28th, from 7:00 PM until midnight. Don’t forget to come in your best costume!

  • Free entry as always 
  • Plenty of games to choose from, and feel free to bring your own to share!
  • Knowledgeable hosts to guide you through the rules 
  • Drinks and meals are available on-site
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Photo Credit: Board Gamers Mauritius and Kenzi Bar Resto via Facebook

Best Weekend Activities for Foodies- Festival des Saveurs aux Arcades

It’s time to satisfy your taste buds! From October 25th to 29th, head over to the ‘Festival des Saveurs aux Arcades’ for a delectable adventure at Les Arcades Currimjee. Incredible food stands will be serving up unique flavors to suit every palate. Whether you’re a fan of savory or sweet, this event is a true culinary delight. Save the date and get ready for a delicious feast!

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Photo Credit:Les Arcades Currimjee via Facebook

Best Weekend Activities for bookworms- Sieste Littéraire- Spéciale bureau des jeunes lectures

Join in for a special Literary Siesta – featuring the Young Readers-Author’s Bureau on October 27th at 6:15 pm, organized by the Institut français de Maurice.

The young participants of the Young Readers-Author’s Bureau will take center stage for the October Literary Siesta. They will be presenting their collection of short stories launched at the Trou d’Eau Douce Book Festival 2023.

What is the Young Readers-Author’s Bureau? It’s a project supported by the Institut Français de Maurice and supervised by Shenaz Patel. Its aim is to guide young individuals aged 16 to 21 in exploring classical and contemporary literature to inspire them to write their own stories.

Settle in on your mats and rugs in a soothing ambiance, and for an hour and a half, you’ll be captivated by the writings of these young authors, accompanied by musicians.

You’re welcome to take your seats in the Mediatheque from 6:15 to 6:45 p.m. Please note that doors will be closed at 6:45 p.m.

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Photo Credit: Institut français de Maurice via Facebook

Top Activities for Nurturing Your Inner Self Over the Weekend: Open Studios

Join in for Open Studios on Sunday, October 29th, at Tamarin Arts Centre, presented by Tamarin Arts Centre.

Explore a variety of studio sessions for FREE! From yoga, singing, sophrology, painting, and pottery, to sound healing, we’ve got it all. Join in and enjoy a delightful meal at Nomad with a special 10% discount if you’ve participated in a session. 

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Photo Credit: Tamarin Arts Centre via Facebook

Ideal Weekend Activities for Enthusiasts of Vintage Cars: The 16e Classic Tour de Maurice 2023

Get ready for the 16th Classic Tour de Maurice 2023 on October 29th, starting at 9 a.m. Hosted by Vintage Mauritius.

Join in for the Expo and Departure from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Riche Terre Mall. It’s a vintage car enthusiast’s dream come true. Don’t miss it!

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Photo Credit: Vintage Mauritius via Facebook

Top Weekend Plans for Bollywood Music Enthusiasts: Attending the Arijit Singh Live Concert in Mauritius

Get ready for the musical extravaganza of the year! Arijit Singh, the Bollywood music sensation, is set to mesmerize Mauritius with a monumental LIVE concert brought to you by Otayo.

Save the date: Sunday, October 29, 2023! Venue: Cote d’Or National Sports Complex, Athlétics Field

TICKETS ARE NOW AVAILABLE ON OTAYO!  Book online: otayo.com/event/arijit-singh  Call for tickets: 466 9999


  • Otayo Head Office, La Croisette, Grand Baie
  • Courts Mammouth, Arcades Evershine, Rose-Hill
  • Master Sound, Avenue Elipee, Royal Road, Bamboos
  • Liquid Shop, Royal Road, Curepipe
  • Liquid Shop, VIP Commercial Center, Flacq
  • Liquid Shop, Bo’Valon Mall, Mahebourg
  • Liquid Shop, La City Trianon
  • Liquid Shop, Victoria Terminal

This is the concert you won’t want to miss! Grab your tickets now for an unforgettable evening with Arijit Singh. 

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Photo Credit: Otayo via Facebook

Best Weekend Activities for Food and Festivities- Diwali Market

Immerse yourself in the vibrant spirit of the festival at our Diwali Market at Bo’Valon Mall on October 28th from 9:30 AM to 8 PM, where you’ll find the best of food and festivities. It’s the perfect opportunity to come with your loved ones and share the joy of this special occasion. 

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Photo Credit: Bo'Valon Mall via Facebook

Best Weekend Activities for Relaxation and Entertainment- La Croisette Fait Son Show

Join the celebration of La Croisette’s 11th anniversary with “La Croisette Fait Son Show” on October 27th and 28th, from 5 PM to 9 PM. Hosted by Grand Baie La Croisette, get ready for an epic celebration like never before! 

Here’s what’s in store:

Day 1 – October 27th:
– Horror Show with a horror tunnel on the esplanade from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
– DJ Show by Medellin Ent featuring Avii S, Moon Jr, and Big Papa as jury members from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
– Comedy Show with Yovanee Sevunthana from 6:00 PM to 6:30 PM
– Finale of the La Croisette Stand-Up Comedy Show from 6:45 PM to 7:15 PM
– Comedy Show by Komiko from 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
– LED & Fire show by Impulsion Events from 9:15 PM to 9:45 PM

Day 2 – October 28th:
– Horror Show with a horror tunnel on the esplanade from 12:00 PM to 9:00 PM
– Percussion Show by Julien Monasie from 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
– Grand Show featuring Anne Ga in concert from 3:45 PM to 4:45 PM
– Bollywood show from 5:30 PM to 6:15 PM
– Grand Show with ORIZINAL BLAKKAYO in concert from 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Join in for two days of unforgettable fun, and be part of this grand celebration! 

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Photo Credit: Grand Baie La Croisette via Facebook

Ultimate Weekend Event for Plant Enthusiasts: La Fete des Plantes au Domaine des Aubineaux

Get ready for the 11th edition of La Fête des Plantes, happening from October 27th to October 29th, 2023, at Domaine des Aubineaux in Forest-Side. This event is hosted by Le Domaine des Aubineaux.

The public is invited to explore a wide array of plants available from various nurseries. Over fifteen exhibitors will be present during these three days, offering exceptional plants including indoor and outdoor varieties, fruit trees, and vegetable seedlings, among others.

There will also be a ‘Food Corner’ serving burgers, fries, pizza, and more for those looking to grab a bite on-site. For a more leisurely meal, you can dine at Les Aubineaux restaurant starting at noon.

And, don’t forget the fun for the little ones with a bouncy castle!

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Photo Credit: Le Domaine des Aubineaux via Facebook

Best Weekend Activities to Indulge Your Passion for Baking- Bakers’ Bites Market

Indulge your senses at So’flo’s Bakers’ Bites Market on the 28th and 29th of October, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Hosted by So’flo, this delightful event promises a culinary feast for your taste buds. Come and savor freshly baked pastries and treats that will leave you craving more. 

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Photo Credit: So'flo via Facebook

Best Weekend Activities for Sports Enthusiasts- Rugby World Cup Final

Don’t miss the Rugby World Cup Final showdown between New Zealand and South Africa on Saturday, October 28th, starting at 9 pm. Catch all the action at your local sports bar (Barevoo in Grand Baie, La Bonne Chute or Big Willy’s in Tamarin, for example).  It’s a battle you won’t want to miss!

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Photo Credit: Barevoo via Facebook

Best Weekend Activities for Durga Puja Celebrations- Durgotsav 2023

Join in for the Durgotsav 2023 on October 29th, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Ganga Talao. This event is organized by the Mangal Mahadev Shakti Swaroopa Association and Anil Bachoo.

Mangal Mahadev Shakti Swaroopa Association (MMSSA) is pleased to invite you to the national Durga Puja celebrations at Ganga Talao on Sunday, October 29, 2023, starting at 9:30 a.m. A Maha Prasad will be served to all devotees, and all bhakts are warmly invited.

For any inquiries or sponsorship, please contact the Secretary, Mr. Chumroo, at 5704 3484.

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Photo Credit: Mangal Mahadev Shakti Swaroopa Association vai Facebook

Top Weekend Celebrations for Octoberfest Enthusiasts: The OktoberWest Music and Food Festival

Bring the whole family to an extraordinary day at the OktoberWest Music and Food Festival on October 28th from 12:30 pm to 12:30 am. Hosted by The West at the Medine Football Pitch, this event offers a fantastic lineup of music featuring Annega and Anonym, interactive activities, games, tasty food, and refreshing drinks. Don’t miss the chance to have a blast with family and friends!

Tickets available at https://bit.ly/3rr3BxN  and Ticket Price: Rs350

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Photo Credit: The West via Facebook

Top Weekend Plans to Savor the Summer Vibes: H.O.T Beach Club on the 28th of October

Experience unforgettable summer vibes at the H.O.T Beach Club on October 28th from 2:30 pm to 5:30 am, brought to you by Hot On Top Mauritius at LUX* Grand Gaube. Please note, that no under-21s are allowed, and high heels are not recommended due to the grass dance floor.

Step into a realm of enchantment as SETH SCHWARZ, renowned for his electric violin skills, takes you on a mesmerizing journey inspired by the legendary Burning Man festival. It’s a night of desert mystique and music. Local DJs will be announced soon.

Get your tickets from Mari Deal. 

No tickets will be available at the door. At H.O.T Beach Club, everyone is a VIP, and no one under 21 years is permitted.

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Photo Credit: Hot On Top Mauritius

Best Weekend Activities for Music and Entertainment- Strings Go Pop- Shows

Get ready for a musical journey as Ensemble 415 returns with STRINGS GO POP 2. Following a sold-out concert in April, this talented classical ensemble is back to delight your ears with instrumental renditions of tunes from Lady Gaga, Coldplay, Guns’n’Roses, and music from popular films and series.

  • Genre: Pop – Classical
  • Date: October 28
  • Language: English
  • Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes
  • Price: VIP: Rs 700, Standard: Rs 500

Experience the magic of classical instruments breathing new life into beloved pop hits. Don’t miss this unique musical fusion!

Join in on Saturday, October 28, 2023, at 7:30 PM for a night of musical enchantment. Grab your tickets and be part of this harmonious journey.

Get your tickets here.

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Photo Credit: Caudan Arts Center

Best Weekend Activities to enjoy Acapella renditions of Sacred Songs – La Famille Lefèvre

Experience a Musical Feast with La Famille Lefèvre on October 28th at 7 PM at Sainte-Marie Madeleine, Pointe aux Sables!

The renowned Lefèvre family, known for their enchanting vocal polyphonies, is on a tour of the Indian Ocean, and they are making a stop in Mauritius for two exclusive concerts. Gabriel and Anne Lefèvre, the melodious parents, along with their six talented children, continue their remarkable musical and spiritual journey.

Don’t miss this musical rendezvous filled with grace, featuring sacred cappella songs that will resonate not only within the church walls but also in your hearts. The Lefèvre family, a genuine chorus ensemble, includes Gabriel and Anne, along with their children: Gaël, Blanche, Clément, Emmanuel, Colombe, and Raphael.

As a reminder, the Lefèvre family captured hearts with their acapella renditions of sacred songs during their appearance on “France Has Incredible Talent” in 2020. Now, they are celebrating their talent with the release of their debut album titled “Ad Vitam” and the book “In the Chorus of the Lefèvre Family.”

Join them for an exceptional performance in Mauritius, where they will share their musical gifts in a cherished homeland. It’s an event not to be missed!

Get your tickets on Otayo.

Photo Credit: Otayo
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