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December Delights: Unleash the Magic with Summer Music Festivals and Christmas Cheer in Mauritius! [UPDATED 2023]


It’s the most wonderful time of the year! With the summer festivals and Christmas festivities, December is going to be a fun and festive month in Mauritius. Start planning now!

Best events to participate in Mauritius: December 2023


1. Summer Music Festivals

Summer is here… as are the music festivals! Here are some really cool music festivals not to be missed in Mauritius this summer… and there is enough for everyone’s taste of music and definition of fun.


AFROVIBES: Dadju x Ayra Starr

Mark your calendars for December 2! The AFROVIBES concert at Germain Comarmond Stadium in Bambous will showcase the talents of the very famous Afro singers Dadju from France and Ayra Starr from Nigeria. Dadju, known for hits like “Reine” and “Jaloux,” joins forces with Ayra Starr, the rising Afrobeat princess. 

Event Date: 02 December 2023

Venue: Germain Comarmond Stadium, Bambous

Event Time: 18:00 – 04:00

Lineup: International: Dadju, Ayra Starr, Local: Donovan Bts, and more (stay tuned for updates).

Ticket Types: Starting Rs 900. [Normal, VIP, VVIP]

Get your tickets on Otayo.

Summer music festivals
Photo Credit: Otayo


Get ready for an immersive experience as The Mystik Garden VIII transports you into a world where music and enchantment seamlessly intertwine.

What to Expect:

Over 12 local and international artists.

Open-air garden location with a new stage design, LED screens, and organic decoration.

Sitting areas, lounges, and multiple food & bar corners.

Spectacular fireworks, fire breathers, acrobats, and LED dancers.


Date: Saturday, 02 December 2023
Venue: Ruins of Balaclava
Time: 14:00 – 00:00

Get your tickets ASAP through Otayo.

About the Artist: Shanti People

Musical Genre: Electronic Dance Music (EDM)

Shanti People, an EDM specialist band, has graced the stages at renowned global festivals, including Sunburn Festival, Ozora, World Trance Winter, and many more. Their solo live shows have captivated audiences in Germany, France, Switzerland, Spain, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Poland, Ukraine, India, and beyond.

Summer Music Festivals
Photo Credit: Mystik Festivals

Dominique Barret en Concert- Noël sous les Tropiques 

Join in for a tropical Christmas extravaganza on December 23, 2023, at La Cannelle, Domaine des Pailles. Hosted by JCL Events, this vibrant event promises a night of festive joy and entertainment.

Date: 23 Décembre 2023
Place: La Cannelle, Domaine des Pailles
Time: 18h00 to 03h00
Live Entertainment: Elvis Quenette
Artists Lineup:

Local Artist: David Grenade

International Artist: DOMINIQUE BARRET

DJs Lineup:


Ticket Information:
Buy your tickets on 57941820 & 59764272

Selling Points:

    & more


Package Available on Reservation and Book Your Tickets soon!

Summer Music Festivals
Photo Credit: JCL Events


Get ready for the return of the ALLWAVES Festival with the Pop-Up Edition on December 16! This exclusive burst of musical enchantment is crafted for the faithful, promising an unparalleled night of delight.

Date: Saturday, 16 December 2023
Venue: Medine Football Ground, Bambous
Time: 16:00

Ticket Options: Get your tickets here

  • Early Bird – Normal: ₨ 800
  • Early Bird – VIP: ₨ 1,400

Conditions: Tickets are non-refundable.

Musical Waves by Outstanding Artists:

Tribal Kush, Latu, DJ Sebb, Blaiz Fayah, Nesly

Local Artists: Donovan BTS, Tii Alexandre, Gaza Sparta, Black Power, Les Daltons, RL Family, Caro Perne, Tiana

DJs Lineup: Ash, Wayn, Mii Guel, Emran, Ejilen Faya, Nick William, Dopeman, Madrik, SamSam

Summer music festival
Photo Credit: Otayo

Karavann Festival: The Launch

Get ready for a cool hippie bash! Groove on the sand, crash in tents, cozy up by the campfire, zen out with yoga, let loose with face and body paint, flaunt stick-on tattoos, chill in relaxation spots with rugs, and vibe with drum circles.

Location: Ile aux Cerfs
Entry fee: Rs 1500
Tickets: Grab them only on Partyapp. mu

Pass Perks:
– Jump the queue
– Quick boarding on sea shuttles
– Freebies: games, tattoos, tarot, and more surprises.
– Craft market
– Top-notch bars, you know the drill.

Learn more about it on The Partyapp. mu

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Photo Credit: The Partyapp.mu

2. Christmas festivities in Mauritius

This holiday season, join the Frolic Water Colour Meet-Up on the beach for a splash of artistic fun. Dive into the joy of creativity against the backdrop of the ocean waves. Afterward, explore Mauritius’ Christmas Markets, where a world of unique gifts and crafts awaits. From traditional treasures to modern delights, find the perfect presents while supporting local artisans. Make this Christmas special with a festive blend of beachside art and one-of-a-kind market finds!

Join Us for a Festive Frolic Painting Meetup! 

Co-organized by Frolic and Sanju Nubee, we’re excited to invite you to a heartwarming painting meetup at Flic en Flac beach that promises creativity, fun, and community spirit!

Watercolor painting: What’s better than a personalized card to spread holiday cheer? Let your inner artist shine as we gather by the beach to create beautiful watercolor cards to wish a happy Christmas and New Year to your loved ones.

Everyone welcomed: Whether you’re a seasoned painter or just picking up a brush for the first time, this event is open to all skill levels.  Not sure what to paint? No worries! We’ll provide inspiring ideas and guidance to kickstart your artistic journey.

Connect: Aside from painting, this event is a fantastic opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals and those looking to explore their creative side. Expect a laid-back atmosphere and good conversations.

To ensure everyone has access to quality painting materials, we kindly request a contribution of 200Rs per person. Your contribution will cover the cost of watercolor paints, brushes, and other essential supplies.

To reserve your spot, please sign up using the below form and make the payment. Limited spots are available, so act fast!

We will send a pin of the exact location on the day itself. Join our Frolic Meet-Up Whatsapp Group to get all the updates.

Christmas painting meetup Frolic watercolor

Christmas Markets in Mauritius

No snow, but a ton of Christmas markets are here to bring you in the mood for the festive season with local artisans. You can literally do a tour of Christmas markets in December around Mauritius. Check out our latest article on Christmas Markets in Mauritius here.


Christmas Market in Mauritius 2023
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