Activities In Malta April 2022

Many Things To Do In April To Fill Up Your Time

Date Last Updated: 1st May 2022

Activities in Malta April 2022 brings you activities to enjoy with your family.

Meanwhile April is the month for advent, Palm Sunday, Good Friday where many Maltese are fervently interested in exhibitions, performances and processions related to the Passion of the Christ. In every village you will find exhibitions by individuals, associations and band clubs. These are usually open during Holy Week.

Related Page: See what Malta Village Feasts are on this month

On Friday 8th April almost all villages and towns in Malta and Gozo hold a procession in honour of Our Lady of Sorrows. The starting times are from around 17:30 to 18:00 and last for around 90 minutes. Who will be interested will have to check on individual parishes for a more detailed program for the church functions.

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Gorgeous Valletta street stairs.

During this month there are a variety of activities in which you can participate. Do not miss the Strawberry Festival at the village of Mgarr. The Malta International Fireworks Festival with the participation of various local well renowned village fireworks organisations apart from international participants. Have a good look at the following list and make your plans when visiting Malta during this month.

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Activities In Malta April

Mdina & Rabat Private Ghost Tour

Send chills down your spine with these scary ghost stories that struck Mdina streets for years. An experience you will definitely love if you enjoy listening to ghost stories. Mdina is known for being haunted while walking the narrow creepy streets at night. Want a good haunted story? Why not check this tour out!

Full Day Round The Best Archaeological Sites

Visit the best four archaeological sites of Malta. Together with a certified tour guide you will visit Ghar Dalam, Hagar Qim and Mnajdra Temples, Limestone Heritage. For your final stop you will visit the famous Blue Grotto. Everything included - transfers to and from your accommodation and entrance to all sites (except Blue Grotto Boat Trip).

Book In Advance Hal Saflieni Hypogeum In Malta

Discover one of Malta's oldest burial ground. Thousands of people visit every year. Hypogeum Malta is known to be one of the best preserved prehistoric sites in the world. An tour not to be missed. Tickets should be booked from weeks before. Make sure you get yours now!

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1. Il-Mixja Tal-Gimgha Kbira - Puttinu Cares Walk

  • When: Friday 15th April 2022
  • Time: Starts at Midnight

The walk begins at midnight on Friday 15th April and goes on through the early hours of Good Friday. The walk will have two starting points. One from Mellieha Parish Square and one from Mosta Parish Square. Both starting points will then end at the National Aquarium in Qawra.

Like previous years, a donation of €10 is expected in aid of Puttinu Cares.

More updates about the walk here

2. Strawberry Festival (Festa Frawli) 2022

The annual Strawberry Festival organised by the local council with the participation of the local agricultural community selling countless amounts of freshly picked strawberries. Other products mafe from strawberries are sold like smoothies, jam, milk-shakes, gateaux and cakes. Local folk groups offer their talents to entertain the crowds.

  • Organiser: Mgarr Local Council
  • Venue: Mgarr
  • When: Sunday 24th April 2022
  • Time: 10:00 to 17:00
  • Email: festafrawli@gmail.com
Strawberries at the Strawberry Festival Malta

3. Malta International Fireworks Festival 2022

Various local and international fireworks factories participate presenting impressive shows of their capabilities. Fireworks has been a very long tradition for the Maltese since the time of the Knights of St. John came to Malta in 1530 where they introduced fireworks which became an integral part of our traditions.

Year after year it has become a staple in our calendar attracting numerous people to see the displays where local and foreign fireworks factories participate in a competition of technique and colour  where they have the chance to show their skills. The festival takes place in three main areas at the Grand harbour, Marsaxlokk and Bugibba.

Malta International Fireworks Festival Dates and locations

  • Wednesday 20th April 2022 - Mellieha Bay, Mellieħa - Location changed to the Grand Harbour Valletta due to weather conditions
  • Friday 22nd April 2022 - Żona tal-Ingraw, Mellieħa
  • Saturday 23rd April 2022 - Bajja Tal-Ħondoq, Gozo
  • Tuesday 26th April 2022 - Marsascala
  • Friday 29th April 2022 - Mqabba
  • Saturday 30th April 2022 - Grand Harbour, Valletta
Fireworks show at Malta International Fireworks Festival

4. sister act: the musical

  • Location: Teatru Astra, Victoria, Gozo
  • When: Thursday 31st March to Sunday 3rd April 2022
  • Time: Several show times
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5. matilda the musical

  • Organiser: Masquerade Theatre Company
  • Venue: Mediterranean Conference Centre (MCC), Valletta
  • When: Saturday 16th April to Saturday 30th April 2022
  • Time: Several show times
Buy Matilda The Musical Tickets

6. BRING IT BACK - easter saturday special

  • Organiser: Masquerade Theatre Company
  • Venue: Gianpula Main Room
  • When: Saturday 16th April 2022
  • Time: 21:00
Buy BRING IT BACK Tickets

7. mechanical fireworks festival

The Mechanical Ground Fireworks Festival is held during the feast of St. Publius feast at the village of Floriana. All that is fireworks in Malta will surely see large gatherings of pyrotechnic enthusiasts flocking to the main Graneries square in from of the village square.

It is a specialised technique where several well organized and talented fireworks village groups take part in this competition. They showcase their ability to create intricate moving colourful designs even more elaborate than their counterparts had designed.

  • Organiser: Floriana local council in collaboration with MTA
  • Venue: Floriana
  • When: Saturday 30th April 2022
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8. Piscopo Gardens Herb Weekend

If you love herbs, want to learn how to use and grow them, mark your calendar now for our unique Herb Weekend at Piscopo Gardens Burmarrad between the 31st March and the 3rd April 2022.

During the event visitors will enjoy on-site cooking with fresh herbs and tasting amazing cocktails. Ongoing promotions on all herbs, kid’s entertainment, potting workshop and so many things to intrigue your interest.

Dont miss out on this fun filled weekend with yummy food ;)

  • Venue: Piscopo Gardens, Burmarrad
  • When: Thursday 31st March to Sunday 3rd April 2022
  • Time: Daily at 09:00 to 18:00
  • Email: info@piscopogardens.com
  • Tel: 21583755
Check out for any updates on there Facebook page

9. intersport la valette marathon

The La Valette Malta Marathon includes a full marathon, a half marathon, and a walkathon. AIMS (Association of International Marathons) will officially recognize the running marathons.

As part of the Route, riders will pass through some of the most scenic areas of Malta, including the Sliema coast, the imposing Valletta fortifications, and the historic three cities.

  • Venue: Malta
  • When: Sunday 24th April 2022
Check out more updates about the event and routes
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Other April Events In Malta

Malta Music Summit

  • Organiser: Malta Music Summit
  • Venue: Multiple Venues around the island
  • When: Sunday 3rd April 2022
More Malta Music Summit Updates here

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