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.
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.
Important dates during Holy Week:
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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 ;)
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.