Activities In Malta August 2020

Things To Do In August

Date Last Updated: 15th July 2020

The peak of summer with activities in Malta August 2020.

Discotheques, festival and concerts are at their best.

The weather is always very gorgeous, and plenty of events take advantage of it.

It is the month of festivals with the Delicata Wine Festival in Valletta and Gozo. The Marsovin Grape Harvest Feast is celebrated at their vineyards at Marnisi Marsaxlokk.


It is just the beginning of a month full of activities. Numerous feasts celebrated to the villages saint during this month with spectacular fireworks, colourful decoration band marches with the participation of most of the village people.

The summer carnival with a colourful parade

Malta Village Feasts in August 2020:

  • 2nd - Our Lady of Pompei, Marsaxlokk | St. Peter in Chains, Birzebbuga | Our Lady of Lourdes, San Gwann | St. Joseph, Qala Gozo | St. Dominic, Valletta
  • 6th - Christ Our Saviour, Hal Lija
  • 9th - St. Laurence, San Lawrenz, Gozo | San Gaetan, Hamrun
  • 10th - St. Laurence, Birgu (Vittoriosa)
  • 15th - The Assumption of Our Lady: Mqabba | Qrendi | Mosta | Gudja | Attard | Ghaxaq | Victoria, Gozo | Birkirkara | Hal-Muxi Zebbug
  • 21st - St. Pius X, Santa Lucija
  • 23rd - Our Lady Star of the Sea, Stella Maris Parish, Sliema | Assumption of Our Lady, Mgarr | The Assumption of Our Lady, Dingli | Our Lady of Lourdes, Paola | St. Helen of Constantinople, Birkirkara | St. Leonard, Kirkop | The Assumption of Our Lady, Zebbug, Gozo
  • 30th - St. Bartholomew, Gharghur | St. Joseph, Manikata | Maria Regina, Marsa | Conversion of St. Paul, Hal Safi | St. Julian, St. Julian's | St. Dominic, Birgu (Vittoriosa) | Our Lady of Loreto - Ghajnsielem, Gozo

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Blue Grotto + Marsaxlokk Half Day Tour

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Combine two very popular attractions in one. A boat ride to the famous Blue Grotto which will make you want to take dozens of photos for memories. Apart from this, you will visit the only fishing village on the Maltese islands Marsaxlokk.

Hypogeum Malta - An Experience To Remember

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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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Activities in Malta August

1. Summer Carnival 2020

The introduction of the summer carnival has been very well welcomed by the locals. It is the perfect time to present the carnival traditions and cultural aspect of these island to tourists.

The summer carnival is held outside Valletta, always close to the beach in popular locations like Marsaxlokk, Bugibba and Qawra utilising the promenades for the carnival parade with a spectacle of floats and the main square as the main central location for the dance companies to perform their dances.

Details about summer carnival 2020

OFFICIALLY CANCELLED BY ORGANISERS

Organiser: Arts Council Malta
When: N/A

2. The Delicata Classic Wine Festival Gozo

Courtesy of Delicata Wine Festival

Nadur village through the collaboration of the Local Council and Emmanuel Delicata family winemakers brings to life again the annual wine festival attracting many Maltese, tourists and Gozitans alike.

It is held during August where the islands enjoys many visitors who come here to relax so too this festival blends itself well.

It takes place at the Nadur garden overlooking a panoramic view of Gozo, the evenings blends themselves very well with wines, food entertainment and atmosphere. Upon arriving you can buy a souvenir wine glass where you can enjoy a variety of 20 Maltese grown grapes Syrah, Merlot, Sauvignon, Chardonnay and others.

Live entertainment is provided every night of the three day festival by Maltese and Gozitan musicians.

details about wine festival gozo

  • Organiser: Emmanuel Delicata Winemaker
  • Location: Ġnien Il-Kunsill, Nadur, Gozo
  • When: Cancelled
  • Time: 19:00 to 24:00
  • Website: www.delicata.com

3. Malta International Food Festival 2020 (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 indulges in this overwhelming choice of different foods.

Malta International Food Festival details

  • Venue: Xewkija Main Square
  • When: Friday 7th and Saturday 8th August 2020
  • Time: 18:00

4. Summer Daze Malta 2020

Summer Daze Malta takes place in August the height of the summer season offering some of the best in demand DJs and popular artists. Held in locations across the Maltese island, first and foremost at the amazing Picnic area National Park at Ta’ Qali where the surroundings are transformed into a partying paradise. The popular summer Malta’s Club Uno and Café Del Mar with a formidable sea view just beside the venue area typical stunning setting of this Mediterranean island.

Due to its popularity it takes place on various days with more performances to amaze the audience.

It offers outstanding sounds from like Rita Ora, Green Velvet, Tyga, Martin Garrix, David Guetta, James Arthur, Green Velvet, Alle Farben, Paul Kalkbrenner, Martinez Brothers, Loco Dice and Danny Howard.

Summer Daze is a combination between the internationally renowned clubbing brand Creamfields and BBC Radio One very popular for its extraordinary following.

summer daze festival details

  • Headliners to perform in this event: David Guetta, Alle Farben, Loco Dice, James Arthur, Paul  alkbrenner, Tyga
  • Lineup: David Guetta | James Arthur | Paul Kalkbrenner | Tyga | Green Velvet | Loco Dice | Alle Farben | Danny Howard | Tenishia
  • Venue: Various locations around Malta
  • When: Sunday 9th to Sunday 16th August 2020 TBA
  • Age: People under the age of 14 years must b e accompanied by an adult (18+)

5. Glitch Festival 2021

The Gianpula Village is the host for the Glitch Festival which is labelled as a Maltese house and techno gem. It is a highly anticipated event where electronic music enthusiasts from many different countries gather in Malta during the peak summer hot month to celebrate

A variety of events are held from boat parties, secret cave raves along the picturesque coastline.

information about glitch festival

  • Venue: Gianpula, Limits of Zebbug
  • When: Saturday 14th to Monday 16th August 2021
  • Website: www.glitchfestival.com

6. Joseph Calleja 2020

The world renouned tenor Joseph Calleja will be singing again at his annual concert with the participation of international singers where they share the stage together singing each other’s songs. The live orchestra the Philharmonic Orchestra of Malta has always participated in all these converts

It will be held at the Granaries large open square in Floriana with a large eagerly awaiting crowd. It is always a memorable experience being present. There is a place for everyone to hear the concert. At the back of the seating area the general public can stand up to follow the concert.

details about this event

  • Location: Fosos, Floriana
  • When: TBA
  • Time: 20:30

7. August Moon Ball

The August Moon Ball is an annual activity organized within the gardens of the Verdala Palace, Buskett. It is attended by around 1000 people everyone dress in evening clothes with the patronage of the President of Malta. A lavish dinner is served including live music apart from the incredible atmosphere the location can offer.

With a splendid setting of the magnificent country house and fortress. It was built by the Knights of St. John purposely located as a hunting lodge with fertile vegetation surroundings.

The Malta Community Chest Fund is the principle philanthropic organisation on the Island. It is under the Chairmanship of the President of the Republic of Malta.

This organization has been running for 30 years. It’s main activity is to generate substantial amount of funds to use them for specific needs of the Maltese population for specific expensive medications people cannot afford and helping people who need operations abroad through

The aim is to help families and individuals in need and to help local organizations to keep up with their expenses in running charitable programmes.

august moon ball information

  • Venue: Verdala Palace Gardens, Siggiewi
  • When: Saturday 1st August 2020
  • Time: 19:00
  • Price: €100
  • Contact: +356 2205 3500 | +356 2122 6226
  • Book Tickets: www.augustmoonball.com or The Palace in Valletta or from San Anton Palace, Attard

8. Gozo Film Festival 2020

The picturesque bastions of the Citadel in the heart of Victoria is the focus for the featuring of the Gozo Film Festival. It aims to bring together short and feature movie productions from Gozo, Malta and foreign film-makes. It also aims to an element of productions for children and teenagers.

Throughout the three days there are organized workshops, lectures and documentaries through which those interested will have more opportunities to learn more about this industry or succeed to explore within themselves their capability and start participating in the various roles this sector provides.

details about gozo film festival

  • Location: Cittadella, Rabat, Gozo
  • When: Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd August 2020
  • Time: 20:30 till 23:30

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 personal capabilities of shaping, carving and decorating with their magical hands.

The evening is also combined with music and food which are two main ingridient 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 own creations.

gozo ceramics festival details

  • Venue: Xlendi Bay, Gozo
  • When: Saturday 1st August 2020
  • Time: 19:00

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