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Best Weekend Activities to join in Mauritius: 8 – 10 December

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Mauritius is gearing up for a weekend filled with magic and merriment, offering a diverse array of activities and events to cater to every taste. From creative painting meet-ups and enchanting Christmas markets to romantic concerts and open-air cinema experiences, the island is set to provide a weekend of unforgettable moments. Join us as we take a sneak peek into the best weekend activities awaiting you in Mauritius, promising a blend of art, culture, and festive joy.

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

Frolic Festive Painting Meet-up

Frolic Mauritius and Sanju Nubee have organized a fun painting meetup at Flic-en-Flac Beach on 10th December from 13:30 am. It will be a creative session where you craft personalized watercolor cards to spread holiday joy to your loved ones.

Take Note: The Frolic Festive Painting Meet-up is officially sold out! Thank you for the overwhelming response. For those who secured their spots, get ready for a memorable day. Stay tuned for future events!

Christmas painting meetup Frolic watercolor

Christmas Market Mauritius

Discover the festive spirit in Mauritius with an abundance of Christmas Markets that started on the 1st of December and take place across the island, including popular locations like Azuri Christmas Market, Kendra Christmas Market, Oasis Christmas Market at Flic en Flac, La Place Cap Tamarin and many more. Check our article on Christmas Market to know more about it.

Christmas Market
Photo Credit: Gros Cailloux via facebook

A Romantic Christmas Concert by The Clarisse Sisters

Join The Clarisse Sisters on December 9th at Quartier des Serres from 6:30 pm – 8 pm, for a magical night of Christmas enchantment. Experience timeless classics brought to life on stage in a 70-minute concert that takes you on a magical journey through the golden age of music. This family-friendly event promises an unforgettable evening filled with holiday joy. Secure your tickets and don’t miss this heartwarming celebration of the Christmas season. 


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Photo Credit: The Clarisse Sisters

Open Air Cinema: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Part 1)

Ciné sous les Étoiles presents an open-air cinema event at Ebène Recreational Park on December 9, 2023, at 7 pm. Enjoy “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1” under the stars as Harry, Ron, and Hermione undertake a challenging journey. Book your tickets for a unique cinematic experience at one of Mauritius’ outdoor venues, and relish the magic of movies surrounded by loved ones.


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Photo Credit: Ciné sous les Étoiles

Flow Tamtam at Tamarin Public Beach

Mama Difé invites you to the year-end Flow Tamtam on Sunday, December 10, 2023, starting at 16:00 at Tamarin Bay Beach. Experience the energy of a Tamtam, a high-spirited gathering with ravanne drums and dancing, infused with the unique touch of flow arts – both fire and non-fire.

Aims of the Event:
– Foster community gatherings and celebrations.
– Support and nurture the local flow arts and fire community.
– Create a casual, free-for-all space for individuals to share and enjoy flow arts.

 What to Expect:
– Jamming together with props and musical instruments.
– Sharing and showcasing flow arts skills.
– A comfortable, non-judgmental space to express and flow.
– Appreciation for each other’s flow and unique styles.

Bring Your Own (BYO):
– Beach essentials: mats, towels, swimsuits, sunscreen, food, drinks, fire pit, wood, musical instruments, etc.
– Flow props: poi, fans, palm candles, hoops, staves, juggling balls, clubs, Levi wands, etc.
– For fire dancing: Bring your own petrol/dipping stations, candles, fire props, Bluetooth speakers, and setup items.

– Respect other people’s props and seek permission before touching them.
– Understand the sacred nature of some props; respect decisions not to share.
– Return any stranded props picked up on the beach.
– Keep the beach clean and clean up after yourselves.
– Bring positive vibes and energies.

The gathering typically concludes around 21:00, but participants are free to leave whenever they wish. Join Mama Difé for an evening of flow, connection, and celebration. 

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Kids Special Holiday Worksop- Cartoon theme Chocolate Cupcakes

Join The Cake Avenue for a fun children’s baking class on Route Des Pamplemousses on Saturday, December 9th from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. The event lasts for 3 hours and is open to the public. Kids will have a great time creating delicious treats, learning to mix batters and doughs, and enjoying the process of baking as much as the final results. It’s a delightful and educational experience that lets kids explore the joy of baking in a hands-on and messy way! 


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Indigo Moon Fantasy

Immerse yourself in the world of classical music with ‘Indigo Moon Fantasy,’ where the new generation of talented musicians brings to life orchestral and piano works in a captivating performance. Join in for an evening of musical brilliance and artistic excellence. This exceptional event, directed by the accomplished violinist Guy Noël Clarisse, showcases the Ensemble 415 and promises an enchanting musical escape. The program includes compositions by J.S. Bach, Debussy, Fauré, Piazzolla, Rachmaninov, and Martinez, among others.

Date: Saturday, 9 December 2023 Time: 7:00 PM Event Language: English Duration: 1 hour

Get your tickets now for an unforgettable experience!



Photo Credit: Caudan Art Centre

Shooting Stars 2

 Shooting Stars presents the second edition of the “Étoiles Filantes” concerts, offering a unique platform for young instrumental talents to showcase their skills on the Caudan stage. This family-friendly event aims to support and nurture the artistic development of our youth by providing them with opportunities to perform live.

Date: 10 Dec Duration: 1 hour Price Range: Rs250

Get your tickets here.


Photo Credit: Caudan Arts Centre

A Christmas Carol

Catch the festive vibes with a simple yet heartwarming stage adaptation of Charles Dickens’s “A Christmas Carol.” Presented by the young talents of The School, this English theatre production revolves around the story of Ebenezer Scrooge and his rediscovery of love, kindness, and the true meaning of Christmas.

Date: 10 Dec
Language: English
Duration: 1 hour
Price: FREE

Join in for a modest yet delightful Christmas show featuring junior performers from The School. Experience the spirit of the holiday season as Scrooge’s journey unfolds on stage, promising a touch of joy and the essence of Christmas.

Photo Credit: Caudan Arts Centre.
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