Listed below are the main events taking place from May to September - there really is something for everyone!
> Early May: China Town Food & Cultural Festival - 13 - 14 May 2017
China Town, Royal Road, Port Louis
This festival offers food at discounted rates and special menus from restaurants in the region of China Town in Port Louis. Spectacular shows take place in the streets such as Kung Fu and lion dances.
> Late May: Festival Passe Portes - 19 - 24 May 2017
Théâtre Serge Constantin
> Late May: Dragon Boat Festival - 21 May 2017
This festival celebrates the life of Qu Yuan (340 - 278 BC), an ancient patriotic poet.
> Early June: Tropicadingue - 3 June 2017
Mon Trésor Sugar Estate
This event allows all to enjoy and dress up from superheroes to clowns.
> Late June: Mary Pierce Indian Ocean Series - 28 June 2017
Riverland Sports Club - Grand Baie La Croisette
A tennis event which gives young players the opportunity to become more resilient and compete at higher levels.
> Late June: Kite Surf Festival (Rodrigues) - 28 June 2017
This yearly festival is for both local and international kite surfers with several different activities organised.
> Mid July: Mauritius Marathon - 16 July 2017
St Felix Public Beach, Bel Ombre
> Mid July: Dodo Trail - 16 July 2017
West/South Coast of Mauritius
Three unique routes are offered, crossing the island from South to West.
> Late August: Tour de Maurice - 26 August 2017
*Port – Louis to Beau Plan *Curepipe *Ferney to Plaine Magnien *Albion to Chamarel *Bagatelle to Grand-Bassin *Ferney to Post Lafayette
This is an international cycling event.
> Late August: Regatta - 26 August 2017
This event is a boat race with many different categories. Events include sailing competition, music, concerts and sales of local food.
> Early September: Maiden Cup - 3 September 2017
Champ De Mars Race Course
This is a prestigious horse race held at Champ De Mars.
> Early September: Festival De La Mer (Rodrigues) - 8 - 9 September 2017
Cotton Bay/Mourouk, Rodrigues
This festival has different activities and numerous competitions which are all sea related such as swimming competitions and diving.