Activities In Malta July 2024

Explore The Richness Of The Islands: Events, Activities & Heritage

Date Last Updated: 27th January 2024

Organizing your visit to Malta in July, amidst the height of summer, is already fantastic! Hot weather, long days at the beach and plenty of events for entertainment. Enjoy the best activities in Malta in July like the Farsons Beer Festival, Wine Festivals, Malta Jazz Festival and traditional Maltese village feasts.

Explore the best activities, attractions, and events in July through this comprehensive guide, providing valuable tips and answers to common questions.

Immerse yourself in Malta's summer vibe, cultural diversity, and festive spirit that makes July a memorable time to visit the island!

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What To Do Whilst Here In malta in July

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july Events In Malta

Don't miss out on the diverse and entertaining yearly events happening in Malta this July. Discover an array of events, sorted by month, as you navigate through the calendar.

1. The Farsons Great Beer Festival

A performance at the Farsons Beer FestivalFarsons Beer Festival - Activities in Malta July

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 and a safe place with free entrance to all.

details about farsons beer festival

  • Entrance: Free
  • Location: Picnic Area, Ta’ Qali
  • When: To be Announced
  • Time: 17:00 to 00:00

2. Mdina Medieval Festival

The main square during the The Mdina Mediaeval FestivalThe Mdina Mediaeval Festival in Malta

It is a two-day of re-enactments and pageantry, the Medieval Mdina has been happening since 2015 to arouse awareness about Malta's late medieval period from 1200 to 1500 AD.

It is usually organized during the first day of May were activities are spread in the streets of the old capital and around the bastion walls. During these two days, foreign and local groups are invited to perform re-enactments.

It features a medieval market and musicFalconry and birds of prey, a children’s arealectures and concerts, and not least a food and drinks area. Various battle scenes attract many people around the old capital ditch.

All these activities attract a very large number of visitors and so the festival became very popular with the locals and tourists.

Details About Medieval Mdina

  • Venue: Mdina
  • When: To be announced.

3. Malta International Food Festival 2024 (GOZO)

The Malta International Food Festival Gozo edition is hosted during summer in the village square of Xewkija just beside the imposing village church.

It is the ideal time to taste different world delicacies and wines hosted all together, it is a free street festival where you can also taste genuine Gozitan delicacies.

Live music by the local talent will set the pace to help you indulge in this overwhelming choice of different foods.

Malta International Food Festival Details

  • Venue: Xewkija Main Square
  • When: Friday 12th and Saturday 13th July 2024
  • Time: 18:00

4. Marsovin Summer Wine Festival 2024

People drinking wine during the Marsovin Wine FestivalMarsovin Summer Wine Festival at Hastings Gardens, Valletta

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 entertains every evening and at the same time, you can dine on different exquisite food from 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.

Details about marsovin wine festival

  • Organizer: Marsovin
  • Venue: Hastings Gardens, Valletta
  • When: To be announced.
  • Time: 20:00 - 01:00

5. Malta Music Week

Concert of Isle of MTVMalta Music Week

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, and 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 and 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.

Malta Music Week Details

  • Venue: Granaries (Il-Fosos), Floriana
  • When: Saturday 13th to Wednesday 17th July 2024

See more details about the Isle of MTV Concert here

6. Malta International Food Festival

It is held in the fortified medieval city of Mdina, where food and wine attract the thousands of locals who come to enjoy the different cousins offered at the Malta International Food Festival.

Spread over five days when 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 offers that type of music that the locals love while being entertained with good food.

The setting of Mdina fortifications blends 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 attract more people.

This year, the festival is coming to the capital city, Valletta.

Malta International Food Festival details

  • Organiser: Malta International Foods Festival and NRGY Concepts LTD
  • Venue: Valletta
  • When: Monday 8th to Sunday 14th July 2024
  • Time: 18:00
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7. Malta Jazz Festival 2024

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 internationally 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 over 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 public. The night setting is truly a magical experience.

Details about jazz festival

  • Organizer: Arts Council Malta
  • Venue: Ta’ Liesse, Grand Harbour, Valletta
  • When: Monday 8th to Saturday 13th July 2024
  • Time: 20:00
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8. Il-Fiera L-Kbira (The Big Fair)

Stalls at Montekristo Fair'Il-Fiera L-Kbira' at Montekristo Estate, Malta

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 100,000 visitors each time, where exhibitors from local and foreign companies offer a 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.

details about Il-fiera l-kbira

  • Venue: MonteKristo Estates, Hal Farrug Road, Luqa
  • When: Thursday 27th June to Sunday 7th July 2024
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8. Malta fashion week 2024

The Malta Fashion Week and Awards has become a platform for a week-long fashion event presented in the heart of Valletta. It is a showcase of Malta’s excellent fashion creations and designers from other countries for a great blend of designed masterpieces presented to the public on various evenings.

It is also the occasion where catwalk models, hair stylists, makeup artists and brand importers interact between them for a great fashion show.

Details About Malta Fashion Week Awards

  • Organiser: Unique Fashion Studios
  • Venue: Fort St Elmo, Valletta
  • When: To be Announced
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9. Gozo Ceramics Festival

A festival of ceramics takes place at Xlendi Bay in the peak of summer, where the location is full of visitors. The Gozo Ceramic Festival takes place during the evening where local and international ceramic artists come together to display their capabilities of shaping, carving and decorating with their magical hands.

The evening is also combined with music and food, which are two main ingredients to bring people together. There will be a ceramics art exhibition, a hands-on experience section for children with the help of experienced pottery teachers where the children get very busy crafting their creations.

Gozo Ceramics Festival Details

  • Venue: Xlendi Bay, Gozo
  • When: To be Announced
  • Time: 19:00
Check out for any updates

10. village feasts in july in malta

Experience the vibrant Maltese village feasts where faith and culture meet. You'll be captivated by the fusion of music, fireworks, processions, liturgies, and colourful street décor. Discover a distinctive cultural encounter and lifelong memories at the parish church's celebration of its patron saints.

Check out the full calendar of Malta Village Feasts.

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  • Restaurants provide a range of cuisines on their menus.
  • Buses and air-conditioned transportation are offered.
  • You may customize ticket packages to suit your needs for museums, guided tours, temples, re-enactments, performances, and other entertainment.
  • There are also tickets for jeep safaris, tours, antique buses, ferries, and vehicle rentals.
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Weather In Malta In July

The heat in July makes Malta the perfect summer holiday destination. Long, sunny days and mild evenings make it ideal for sunbathing and cruising. Visit outdoor attractions and lively beaches during peak summer when temperatures are warm and pleasant. It will be sunny most days, rain unlikely, and the sea temperature will be ideal for swimming with 12 hours of daylight. In July, travellers can relax on the enticing Mediterranean coastlines in Malta's summer warmth.

Read about the weather in Malta during July.

The village of Xlendi.Xlendi Bay in Gozo

What To Do In Malta On Your Holiday In july

With our extensive selection of activities, find out what you can do while on vacation in Malta. For ease of understanding, we have separated it into three sections: Malta, Gozo, and Valletta.

Things To Do In Malta In july

  • A unique experience awaits you at the Inquisitor's Palace in Vittoriosa, which showcases Maltese tradition through intriguing exhibits.
  • Lascaris War Rooms is a subterranean facility revealing Malta's strategic importance and providing a glimpse into wartime history.
  • During Malta's colourful festivals and exciting events, you can participate in Malta's colourful culture and experience Malta's vibrant culture.
  • Visit the WWII aviation museum, walk around the crafts village, and take in the scenery in Ta' Qali National Park.
  • During this fascinating guided walking tour, you will be guided through Rabat and the ancient fortified town of Mdina.

Things To Do In Gozo In july

  • Xaghra Stone Circle is a fascinating prehistoric archaeological site that will make you wonder what life was like in the past.
  • Take a quad bike or Jeep trip to see the beautiful landscapes of Gozo and start an exciting journey.
  • Take a tour of the fascinating operation of the Ta' Kola Windmill, a reminder of Gozo's history, located in the village of Xaghra.
  • Enjoy the picturesque Marsalforn Bay, relax by the sea, and discover the charming Gozo coastal atmosphere.
  • Relax at Ramla l-Hamra beach, which is the largest and most beautiful beach in Gozo. Admire the reddish-gold sand.
  • Dahlet Qorrot Bay is a serene spot on the island's northern shore that offers breathtaking views of the coastline of Gozo.

Things To Do In Valletta In july

  • The MUSA National Museum of Art at Auberge D'Italie showcases Malta's contemporary art through innovative exhibits.
  • Visit Strait Street, formerly known as "The Gut," renowned for its vibrant nightlife, for a stroll through history.
  • Experience breathtaking views from the Siege Bell War Memorial, honouring Malta's resilience during the Second World War.
  • Take a step back in time at Casa Rocca Piccola and discover the treasures of a renowned Maltese aristocratic house.
  • View Valletta's Grand Harbour from Lower Barakka Gardens, which offers sweeping views of the surrounding walled cities and villages.

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Best Beaches In Malta For july

Join us on a journey through this beautiful archipelago. Choosing carefully chosen attractions ensures that you won't miss out on any must-see locations.

Armier Bay

Armier Bay beach in Malta.

Beautiful views of Comino and Gozo may be seen in northern Malta's L-Ahrax, namely in Armier and Little Armier Bay. Popular with both locals and visitors, however not as busy as other bays in the area.

xlendi Bay

Xlendi Bay beach in Gozo.

The scenic beauty of the Xlendi Bay in Gozo, nestled at the end of a lush valley, captivates with greenery and a seaside village that draws tourists as well as locals for its scenic appeal.

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Malta Pass includes access to hop-on-hop-off buses, historical sights, and Captain Morgan's Grand Harbour Cruise as well as hop-on-hop-off buses and historical sights. The use of this deal will allow you to explore Malta's heritage while saving money on excursions, transportation, and even entry fees, which will allow you to experience the best of Malta.

  • Adaptable 3, 6, or 7-day alternatives to fit different kinds of itineraries.
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  • More than 20 museums and historical sites are available for you to visit.
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  • Experience Malta from the sea on a Grand Harbour Cruise with Captain Morgan.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites In Malta

Discover the secrets of Malta's history at the Megalithic Temples, which showcase antiquated workmanship and the lasting effects of a thriving civilization. Apart from these two, also check out the other UNESCO sites we have on the island.

Mnajdra Temples

Mnajdra Temples in Malta.

Its ancient mystique and Neolithic architecture evoke a spiritual connection to Malta's ancient past in the Mnajdra Temples, part of the island's megalithic heritage.

Tarxien Temples Malta

Tarxien Temples in Malta.

The Tarxien Temples, Malta's largest megalithic edifice, feature elaborate artwork, antiquated sculptures, and unusual fertility symbols. Take audio tours and learn about them.

Where To Stay In Malta During july

As July brings summer's height, see Malta's colourful lodging options! We offer accommodations to suit each traveller's needs, from cosy flats to opulent 5-star hotels. In July, travellers can enjoy Malta's rocky and sandy coasts, when the weather is perfect for beaches with plenty of accommodation. Sunbathers and scenery lovers flock to Marsaskala, Bugibba, and Valletta during the summer months. It is the best time of year to explore the island and enjoy the beach.

Refer to the following pages for our hotel recommendations or discover the ideal area to stay in Malta.

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In a nutshell, this post aims to provide an overview of July's events in Malta. Bookmark this page for useful July holiday preparation information. Find out about the interesting activities and sights scheduled for your stay. For a pleasant summertime climate, lively culture, and welcoming seaside atmosphere, check what's available in June or August if your plans change.

Frequently Asked Questions For Activities In Malta July

Is July in Malta a good time to visit?

It's a great time to visit Malta in July. It is often regarded as one of the most lovely sunny months, with even longer, brighter days. The locals love being outside, spending whole days at the beach, taking island tours, and having barbecues until late at night. Due to the lovely, warm weather that is now in place, July is still a popular month for travellers, offering a fantastic experience that includes several activities around the islands.

How do Maltese village feasts differ between villages, offering unique cultural experiences for summer tourists?

Maltese village feasts showcase a fascinating array of unique themes, traditions, and customs. For example, in one village, you might witness intricate religious processions and elaborate decorations, while another village might emphasize traditional folklore performances and local music. The diversity in celebrations ensures that summer tourists can immerse themselves in a rich cultural tapestry, experiencing the distinct charm of each village's festivities.

How expensive is Malta in July?

There is a spike in tourists in July, which drives up hotel rates. To lessen this, make advance plans and look for lodging that fits both your desired location and budget. On the other hand, costs related to eating out, travelling, and sightseeing usually don't change over the year.

To what extent is Malta overcrowded in July?

One of the busiest travel seasons in Malta is July when there is a significant increase in activity. Visitors attracted to the area's beaches, historical sites, and local culture are drawn by the good weather. Even while big tourist locations could get rather packed, the energy doesn't quite reach the highest points in the summer.

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