Public Holidays

Seychelles Celebrats the following Public Holidays;

  • New Year – 1st & 2nd January
  • Labour Day – 1st May
  • Liberation Day – 5th June
  • National Day – 18th June
  • Independence Day – 29th June
  • Good Friday – 18th April
  • Easter Sunday – 20th April
  • Corpus Christi – 19th June
  • Assumption Day – 15th August
  • All Saints’ Day – 1st November
  • Immaculate Conception – 8th December
  • Christmas Day – 25th December


Grace with your presence at the leading and most significant event on Seychelles cultural calendar- Festival Kreol that exhibits treasures of Creole cuisine, fashion, art, music and dance. Enjoy a week full of colors, sounds, flavors and fragrances where artists from all over the world descend on Seychelles for this celebration.

Be there at the advent of enjoyment and happiness-Deepavali experience celebrated in October believed that goddess Lakshmi showers her blessings, grants good fortune upon her worshippers, graces the shops and houses on this day.

Are you a film lover? then be in attendance at annual underwater film and image festival known as Subios combining a range of daytime diving and snorkeling activities with free evening programmes of films, video and slide presentations by celebrated guest speakers from around the world as well as local ones.

Fascinated by culture then Cultural Bazar is right here to boost your mood, fun and enjoyment. It’s an event with a variety of matchless locales where you can meet the Seychellois people and experience a taste of island style way of living, accompanied by a serenade of Creole music.
Enjoy a unique opportunity to shop souvenirs, traditional snacks and beverages – all within an authentic Seychellois Creole ambiance at Bazar Labrinn-the legendary Bazar where shoppers come to stock up on their supply of vegetables, fruits, and local delicacies.

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