Activities in Malta April 2020 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.
Public Holidays: 10th - Good Friday
On Friday 10th 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.
Important dates during Holy Week:
- 5th - Palm Sunday
- 9th - Maundy Thursday
- 10th - Good Friday
- 12th - Easter Sunday
Village Feasts April 2020:
- 26th - St. Publiju, Floriana
- 3rd - Our Lady of Sorrows
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.
Organiser: Gaulitana Festival
Location: Victoria, Gozo
When: Saturday 28th March to Sunday 26th April 2020
When: Monday 1st to Sunday 21st April 2019 (2020 TBA)
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
When: Sunday 19th April 2020
Time: 10:00 to 17:00
Email: [email protected]
When: Thursday 9th to Friday 10th April 2020
Time: Till 02:00
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.
When: Friday 17th to Saturday 25th April 2020
Organisation: Malta Scrabble Club
Venue: Luzzu Lido Rest, Qawra
When: Friday 26th April to Thursday 2nd May 2019 (2020 TBA)
Time: 09:00 - 19:00
Venue: Xaghra, Gozo
When: Sunday 26th April 2020
Contact: +356 7979 7957
The half marathon starts from Xaghra and passes through Victoria, Sannat, Xewkija, Ghajnsielem, Qala, Nadur and goes back the the start in Xaghra Square.
When: Saturday 25th April to Friday 10th May 2020
Official Festival website: www.maltafest.eu
Email: [email protected]