Date Last Updated: 16th July 2020
Planning your trip to Malta in July is a wonderful thing. The weather is already very hot, lovely beaches where one can spend many hours relaxing. Evening entertainment is not least.
The best of outside activities are Marsovin Wine Festival, Malta Jazz Festival and the Farsons Great Beer Festival.
You can enjoy several activities as everywhere is close in Malta. After a day at the beach or on a cruise you will still have time to go to the evening activities.
Malta is a small island with plenty of entertainment at night and lovely hotels to spend your time at.
Come to Malta during this month and you can have a fantastic line up of things to do.
Event Officially Cancelled for 2020
Beer is the star of the festival, organised at the Ta’ Qali open-air public gardens, the Farsons Beer Festival offers a promising ten days of best and international award-winning beers.
It is an annual event organized since 1981 by the esteemed local brewer Farsons who has been manufacturing and distributing beers since 1928. Cisk the golden-coloured lager has won many prestigious international awards and is the lager very loved by the Maltese.
An array of 50 local and international artists entertain all evenings on two stages. You find food stalls with a variety of foods for all tastes. The wine festival provides entertainment to all family members, a safe place with free entrance to all.
The Marsovin Summer Wine Festival is a festival with a difference. It takes place in the splendid Hastings Gardens Valletta where it lends itself perfectly for the occasion.
Walking through the gardens enjoying the wonderful scenery from the bastions of a vast area of the island even up to Mdina. During the evening the scenery is even better with lit up patches all across and fireworks from local villages.
The festival offers entertaining for every evening where at the same time you can dine from different exquisite food of various restaurants and caterers invited by Marsovin to participate in the festival with a mix of ethnic specialities as well as traditional Maltese dishes.
A variety of 30 different D.O.K and I.Ġ.T wines grown from local grapes around the islands. The company was established in 1919 and kept its tradition of quality throughout these years.
The Delicata Classic Wine Festival was held in Valletta at the Upper Barakka Gardens for the first time immediately attracted many people to this innovative wine festival and to this inviting location with breath taking views.
Every end June or beginning July wine enthusiasts meet to taste some of the delicious refreshing Maltese wines the company has produced apart from a variety of food stalls offer a variety of foods for all tastes. Live entertainment blends the evenings well with participation of local musicians and bands.
Emmanuel Delicata family winemakers have been on the local scene since 1907, the oldest family-run winemaker on the islands where they have won international awards from Bordeaux and Burgundy in France to Italy and the United Kingdom apart from others.
Held in July of every year, various massive events featuring international artists take place during the Malta Music Week at various club nights, live street concerts to sunset boat parties to keep the party going for the many locals and numerous foreign visitors that come to Malta on purpose to see their idols. Some of the international names that have performed in Malta are Chainsmokers, Rudimental, Calvin Harris, INNA, Eric Prydz, Pete Tong.
The apex of the week is Europe’s biggest free summer music festival will be in Malta even this summer since 2007. There is free entrance for all the audience which is mostly youngsters who many of them come on purpose from abroad to see their favourite singers. It is held at the iconic Il-Fosos Square Floriana just opposite the entrance door to the fortified capital city of Valletta.
See past concerts here
United with Tomorrowland – back in Malta again after the great success achieved. It is a magical celebration with a great international DJ artist line-up.
It takes place at the Marsa Sports Grounds with a grand stage specifically designed for the occasion including a grand light show and fireworks. A link for a live screening satellite connections are established during the performances with live performances taking place from Belgium and around the world.
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It is held in the fortified medieval city of Mdina, where food and wine attracts the thousands of locals who come to enjoy the different cousins offered at the Malta International Food Festival.
Spread over five days where some of the world’s best foods are freshly cooked and sold to visitors. It is an opportunity to indulge in tasting freshly-prepared food. The live entertainment from the best artists on the local scene offering that type of music that the locals love while being entertained with good food.
The setting of Mdina fortifications blend well for an amazing night out for eating and drinking which the Maltese immensely loves. A blend of activities for children is also included to help attracts more people.
For this year the festival is coming to the capital city Valletta.
The Malta International Jazz Festival is another iconic festival since 1990 taking place every July. It has become an extensive diverse yearly festival attracting many top world-class international renowned performers such as Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Michael Brecker and Brad Mehldau. It brings contemporary jazz styles that currently dominate the musical scene.
This unique Maltese festival creates collaboration with Maltese artists to exhibit their talents with foreign artists.
Spread on six days it takes place for the last two days at the open-air Ta’ Liesse situated at the Valletta Grand Harbour between the bastions and the seashore. A spectacular ideal setting fused with jazz attracts so many people, those crazy for jazz and the general public. The night setting is truly a magical experience.
Food and drink by Palazzo Parisio, Musical entertainment by DJ Frederico
Il-Fiera Il Kbira translated as the great fair, is held every July at the Montekristo Estate Hal Farrug. It is open for eleven days with over 100,00 visitors each time, where exhibitors from local and foreign companies offer all range of products with great deals to those who go purposely to buy their requirements with a bargain in mind. It always included entertainment for children and various food stalls.
The Marigold Vollyball Marathon is held every year to raise fund in aid of Id-Dar tal-Providenza at the village of Siggiewi. It is the home for many disabled persons who find all they need all through their life in a family-like environment.
The 53-hour marathon is non-stop with various teams compete against each other all through the nights and days of the marathon. At the same time people donate money to the needs of this home and for embellishment projects that are required at this home.
An unforgettable summer night experience spread on three days, the Mellieha Nights is a feast of local traditions, culture, art and music all through local talent especially from the Mellieha village itself.
These summer evenings are the ideal place to visit due to its high level and fresh air coming in from the sea, then mingled with the activities held at the main square of the village in from of the parish church, all decorated.
It is free to attend and be entertained with live music performances, a talent show, the local band, traditional crafts exhibition and not least fireworks from the local association.