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Best Weekend Activities to join in Mauritius: 6-8 October

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This weekend in Mauritius promises an exciting lineup of events to suit all interests. Kickstart your Saturday with the Gourmet Experience at Château de Labourdonnais and catch a heartwarming movie night at l’Aventure du Sucre. On Sunday, plant enthusiasts can explore Kendra’s Plant Market, while art and music lovers can meet Patyatann at the House of Digital Art or join the creative vibe at Vanilla Village Mauritius’ Drink & Draw event. Music enthusiasts can groove to the tunes at the One Live Music Festival on Saturday night, and rock fans can head to the RockFest at Caudan Arts Centre for an unforgettable experience. Plus, don’t forget Frolic’s monthly sundowner meetup at La Preneuse beach on Saturday. Mauritius is buzzing with weekend excitement—join in on the fun!


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

Gourmet Experience 

A culinary adventure hosted by Gourmet Experience and Otayo featuring a diverse range of foods, artisanal beverages, live entertainment, and a mini food market. Food enthusiasts, families, and fun-seekers can explore a world of mouth-watering flavors, connect with fellow foodies, and capture memorable moments. Tickets are available for this epic food festival, known for its previous sold-out success.

Date: 7th October

Time: 11am to 11pm

Location: Château de Labourdonnais

Event Link: Get Tickets


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Photo Credit: Gourmet Experience via Facebook

Movie Night at l’Aventure du Sucre

Join the next screening hosted by l’Aventure du Sucre and the Institut français de Maurice for the heartwarming animated comedy-drama “Le Petit Nicolas: Qu’est-ce qu’on attend pour être heureux?” This Franco-Luxembourgish film awarded the Grand Prix at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival, beautifully adapts the timeless work of Sempé and Goscinny, diving into the magical world of Petit Nicolas with grace and charm. The film explores the origins of the fictional character while delving into the fascinating lives of its two creators, revealing the precious bond between these brilliant minds. Featuring stunning animation, the voices of Alain Chabat (Goscinny) and Laurent Lafitte of the Comédie Française (Sempé), captivating music, and an engaging story, it’s a feel-good movie suitable for families, individuals, couples, and friends.

Date: Friday, October 6, 2023

Duration: 5 hours (6 pm-11 pm)

Location: l’Aventure du Sucre

Event Schedule:

  • Apéro starting at 18:00
  • Film screening at 19:00 (Duration: 1 hour and 26 minutes)

Attendance is free, but limited seats are available. Reservations can be made through the provided link.

This event is organized in partnership with Institut Français de Maurice.

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Photo Credit: l'Aventure du Sucre and Institut français de Maurice via Facebook

Kendra Plant Market

Kendra invites you to join them on a botanical adventure at their Plant Market. Discover a diverse selection of plants that will add life and vibrancy to your home. If you’re interested in participating in the Plant Market, you can contact them via email at ldecomarmond@byascencia.com.

This event aims to bring together plant enthusiasts and provide an opportunity to explore and acquire various plants for your living space.

Date: 7th October

Duration: 9 hours  (9:30 am -6:30 pm)

Location: Kendra


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Photo Credit: Kendra via Facebook

Meet and Greet with Patyatann – “Lavwa Shalmali” Immersive Installation

Join in to meet the talented musicians of the band Patyatann! In this engaging session, the members will discuss the creation of their immersive installation, “Lavwa Shalmali,” currently showcased at the House of Digital Art. This unique installation transports its audience into a mythical world, recounting the tales of the lost continent of Lemuria and its inhabitants, the Red Giants.

It is part of the global ACP-EU Culture Programme.

This event offers an opportunity to delve into the creative process and inspiration behind this captivating immersive experience.

Date: 6th October

Duration: 1-hour (6:30 pm -7:30pm)

Location: House of Digital Art

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Photo Credit: House of Digital Art via Facebook

Drink & Draw at Vanilla Village Mauritius

Join in for a creative and social evening at Vanilla Village Mauritius, where you can explore one of the most fascinating subjects in painting – water! Dive into the world of reflections, magical sunsets, and beautiful ocean creatures during our pop-up drawing session with a casual party atmosphere. At Drink & Draw, you’ll leave your worries behind and create a piece of real art. Bring your friends and family, make new acquaintances, enjoy drinks and snacks, and unleash your inner artist. The price is 1500rs, which includes all materials (real canvas, brushes, paint, etc.), wine, soft drinks, snacks, supervision by professional artists, and a stunning atmosphere.

To secure your spot, you can book online and pay 500rs per ticket online and 1000rs in cash on the day of the event. It’s a perfect opportunity to have fun, be creative, and connect with fellow art enthusiasts.

Date: 8th October

Time: 4 pm- 7:30 pm

Location: Vanilla Village

Mauritius Hosted by: Drink Draw

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Photo Credit: Drank and Draw via Facebook

One Live Music Festival – 5th Edition

Get ready for an unforgettable musical experience at the 5th Edition of the One Live Music Festival. This single-day music festival promises to set your soul on fire with electrifying performances by six bands. Join us on October 7th, 2023, at Café du Vieux Conseil in Port Louis, Mauritius, for a night to remember.


  1. Dogo Fara – Reunion Island
  2. Sly Sugar – Reunion Island
  3. Anonym
  4. Jonas and Roots Level
  5. Denis Fricot
  6. Avneesh
  7. Ayef
  8. Woreka


Event Details:

  • Date: October 7th, 2023
  • Time: 19:00 – 02:00
  • Venue: Café du Vieux Conseil
  • Ticket Price: Rs 600
  • Online Tickets: Purchase Here
  • Tickets also available at the door
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Photo Credit: One Live Muzik Festival

RockFest – From Madagascar to Mauritius

Two unforgettable nights of rock and metal music await, and if you’re a true rock and metal aficionado, you can’t afford to miss this! Feedback, Mauritius’ legendary rock and metal band, will perform Pink Floyd classics, along with the rising rock star Erica DuRock and three top metal bands from Madagascar. Join them on October 6th and 7th at Caudan Arts Centre.

Dates: October 6th and 7th

Time: 8PM – 10PM

Location: Caudan Arts Center

Ticket prices: Rs 700 – VIP: Rs 900 
Festival Pass: Standard Rs 1200 – VIP: Rs 1600
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Don’t miss this explosive music event, bridging cultures and celebrating rock and metal in Mauritius and Madagascar!

Ultimate Zumba Extravaganza – Together Against Breast Cancer

If you’re into dancing, don’t miss this charity event on Saturday, October 7, 2023, from 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM, to to the fight against combat breast cancer. The highlight of the event is a Zumba class led by an international Zumba star, promising an energetic and fun-filled session. Tickets are available for just 200 rs, and all proceeds will support the Link to Life association as part of ‘Pink October.’ With breast cancer affecting the lives of 300 Mauritians annually and 1500 women receiving diagnoses each year, this event is not only about raising funds but also raising awareness and encouraging self-care. It’s an opportunity for the community to come together, stay active, and make a positive impact in the fight against breast cancer.

Date: October 7th

Time: 4:30PM – 6PM

Location: Ennoia Grand Baie La Croisette

Frolic Sundowner Meet-up

Our next Frolic monthly meet-up will be on the 7th of October! Beautiful sunset, chilled booze, and cool company. If you’re new in Mauritius or even if you’re not, it’s a perfect opportunity for you to meet new friends from everywhere around the world and have fun.
Meet at 5 p.m. on the beautiful beach of La Preneuse (in the West) and bring your own beverage.
How to find us?
We’ll have a Frolic sign and we’ll post a pin with the exact location on the Whatsapp group.
Join our Frolic Meetup WhatsApp group to receive all the updates or ask any questions about the meetup: https://chat.whatsapp.com/DyEqoywzTFTHrvkEqiIYXl!
**It’s a FREE event.**
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Photo Credit: Frolic Mauritius
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