Activities In Malta
December 2019

Loads of exciting things to do during
Christmas celebrations in Malta

Date Last Updated: 3rd November 2019

Many exciting events pack the Activities in Malta December page.

If you visit Malta during this month you will find an abundance of Christmas activities. You will also notice the houses, shops and streets being decorated with Christmas trees, lights, and the Nativity Scene. The Maltese are already buying their Christmas presents and preparing for the many feasts with family and friends.

Best of all you will find various panto events at the theatre. Fundraising activities are numerous just mentioning the most popular the l-Istrina organized by the Malta Community Chest Fund to help people in need of urgent medical care.

Numerous crib exhibitions all over the many villages and towns in Malta and Gozo. A walk through live crib in Ghajnsielem, Gozo.

Plan to dedicate time for walks along the vast country side and the many historical location spread around the island.

What's on - A quick Link for December Specials

- Christmas Markets
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Malta Public Holidays:

- 8th - Immaculate Conception
- 13th - Republic Day

Malta Village Feasts in December:

- 8th - Immaculate Conception, Bormla (Cospicua) | Immaculate Conception, Qala & Rabat Gozo
- 9th - Santa Lucija, Santa Lucija, Gozo
- 13th - St. Lucy, Mtarfa
- 16th - Santa Lucia, Kercem, Gozo

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Christmas & New Year's

Christmas is highly celebrated in Malta and Gozo.

Location: Malta & Gozo
When: Sunday 1st December 2019 to Monday 6th January 2020

Events List for New Years Eve 2019-2020 - Schedule will be out when published

Christmas at Pjazza Tigne

Location: Tigne Point, Sliema
When: Sunday 1st to Tuesday 31st December 2019

Malta Christmas Markets
Malta Christmas Markets

Christmas Village 2019

Venue: San Gorg Preca College Guardian Angel, Hamrun
When: Saturday 30th November to Sunday 1st December 2019

St. Julian's Christmas Market

This Christmas market will include entertainment, music, workshops, etc.

Venue: St Julians Parish Church Parvis and Spinola Bridge.
When: Friday 6th to Sunday 8th December 2019
Time:
6th: 15:00 - 22:00
7th: 10:00 - 22:00
8th: 10:00 - 20:00
Entrance: Free

Malta Artisian Market

Organiser: Malta Artisan Markets
Venue: Palazzo Parisio Naxxar
When: Saturday 7th to Sunday 8th December 2019
Website: www.maltaartisanmarkets.com
Entrance: Free

San Andrea School Christmas Market

Venue: San Andrea School, Mgarr
When: Sunday 8th December 2019
Entrance: Free

Christmas Village at Valletta Waterfront

Organiser: Valletta Cruise Port
Venue: Valletta Waterfront
When: Sunday 1st & Friday 27th December 2019
Entrance: Free

Natalis Notabilis 2019

4th edition of Malta's Christmas Village Natalis Notabilis 2019 with over 90 stalls which will transform Rabat historical part to a winter wonderland.

Venue: Rabat
When: Wednesday 11th to Sunday 15th December 2019

Christmas Cribs
Christmas Cribs

Bethlehem f'Ghajnsielem 2019-20

The eleventh edition of the love crib in Gozo over an area of 20,000 square meters with the participation of 150 actors.

Organizers: An action committee between the Ministry of Gozo and various Parish organizations of Ghajnsielem

Where: Ta'Passi, Mgarr Road, Ghajnsielem

When: Friday 13th December 2019 to Sunday 5th January 2020

For December 2019:

  • Friday 13th – 15:00 to 20:00
  • Saturday 14th – 16:30 to 20:00
  • Sunday 15th - 14:30 - 19:30
  • Wednesday 18th – 09:30 - 12:30*
  • Saturday 21st – 16:30 to 20:00
  • Sunday 22nd – 14:30 to 19:30
  • Wednesday 25th– 15:30 to 20:30
  • Thursday 26th - 16:30 to 19:30
  • Saturday 28th - 16:30 - 20:00
  • Sunday 29th - 14:30 to 19:30**

For January 2020:

  • Wednesday 1st - 15:30 to 20:00
  • Sunday 5th - Activity Magi in Malta**

Entrance: Free and no booking are required
Free parking: Around the streets of Ghajnsielem
*animated by the Ghajnsielem Primary school children
**Adoration of the Magi & Closing Cermony

Presepju Haj 2019

Dates to be updated

Where: Triq Robert Mifsud Bonnici, Hal Lija
When: Saturday 8th to Tuesday 25th December 2018

For December 2018:

  • Saturday 8th – 18:00 to 20:30
  • Sunday 9th – 15:30 to 20:30
  • Thursday 13th - 15:30 to 20:30
  • Saturday 15th – 16:30 to 20:30
  • Sunday 16th – 14:30 to 19:30
  • Saturday 22nd – 18:00 to 20:30
  • Sunday 23rd – 15:30 to 20:30
  • Tuesday 25th - 15:30 to 20:30

Mechanical Crib

Location: Triq l-Isqof Emm. Galea, Zejtun
When: TBA
Entrance: Free
Contact: +356 2167 4498

Christmas Pantos
Christmas Pantos

Aladdin Panto by Alan Montanaro

Organiser: MADC
Location: MFCC
When: Monday 23rd December 2019 to Saturday 4th January 2020
Phone: 2124 6619
Tickets: www.madc.com.mt

Schedule of Shows:

Monday 23rd December - 19:30
Thursday 26th December - 15:00 & 19:30
Friday 27th December - 19:30
Saturday 28th December - 15:00 & 19:30
Sunday 29th December - 15:00 & 19:30
Monday 30th December - 15:00
Friday 3rd January - 19.30
Saturday 4th January - 15:00 & 19:30

Aladin - Pantomina bil-Malti

Pantomine will be held in Maltese

Organiser: Kumpanija Teatru Rjal
Location: Catholic Institute, Floriana
When: Sunday 22nd December 2019 to Sunday 5th January 2020
Tickets: www.activemalta.com

Schedule of Shows:

Sunday 22nd December - 10:00 & 16:00
Thursday 26th December - 14:30 & 19:30
Friday 27th December - 19:30
Saturday 28th December - 19:00
Sunday 29th December - 14:00 & 19:30
Monday 30th December - 19:30
Saturday 4th January - 19:30
Sunday 5th January - 18:30

The Little Mermaid Panto

Organiser: FM Theatre Productions Ltd
Location: Teatru Manoel, Valletta
When: Sunday 22nd December 2019 to Sunday 5th January 2020
Phone: +356 2122 2618
Tickets: www.teatrumanoel.com.mt

Schedule of Shows:

Sunday 22nd December - 15:00 & 20:00
Monday 23rd December - 20:00
Thursday 26th December - 15:00 & 20:00
Friday 27th December - 15:00 & 20:00
Saturday 28th December - 15:00 & 20:00
Sunday 29th December - 15:00 & 20:00
Monday 30th December - 15:00 & 20:00
Thursday 2nd January - 15:00 & 20:00
Friday 3rd January - 15:00 & 20:00
Saturday 4th January - 15:00 & 20:00
Sunday 5th January - 15:00

Other Activities
Other Activities

Vitori by Cirque Du Soleil

Location: MCC, Valletta
When: Wednesday 27th November to Friday 20th December 2019
Website: 
www.cirquedusoleil.com/vitori

In Guardia Parade

Location: Fort St. Elmo, Valletta
When: Sunday 1st, 8th and 15th December 2019
Time: 11:00 - 11:45

The Malta International Christmas Choir Festival 2019

Location: Various localities around the Maltese islands
When: Thursday 5th to Monday 9th December 2019
Website: 
www.facebook.com/maltachoirfestival/

The Lion King

Location: MFCC, Ta' Qali
When: Saturday 7th December 2019
Website: s
howshappening.com/MPO/The-Lion-King

The Malta International Christmas Choir Festival 2019

Location: Various localities around the Maltese islands
When: Thursday 5th to Monday 9th December 2019
Website: 
www.facebook.com/maltachoirfestival/

2019 Euromed International Championship

Location: Mellieha Bay
When: Wednesday 18th to Sunday 22nd December 2019
Time: 08:00 - 17:00
Website: 
www.facebook.com/maltachoirfestival/

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Christmas Hackers

Venue: Sir Temi Zammit Hall, Msida, Malta
When: TBA

Milied Melliehi

Folk groups, bands, majorettes and more

Organiser: Mellieha Local Council
Location: Mellieha
When: TBA
Time: 19:00 to 23:00
Phone: +356 2152 3230

Eco Christmas

Organiser: Eco Market Malta
Location: Magazino Hall, Valletta Waterfront
When: Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd December 2019
Time: 
21st - 13:00 to 18:00
22nd - 10:00 to 18:00

This year shop ethically and celebrate responsibly. A collection of Eco-friendly gift ideas within a varied category of products to start the new year in a sustainable way.

Christmas Eve Mass at Valletta Waterfront

Venue: Valletta Waterfront
When: Tuesday 24th December 2019

L-Istrina

Collection of funds to help Philanthropic institutions and many individuals with different medical needs.

Organiser: Malta Community Chest Fund
When: Thursday 26th December 2019
Time: 12:00 - 24:00

Comedy Knights: 007 - Licence to Laugh

Organiser: Malta Community Chest Fund
When: Thursday 26th December 2019 to Sunday 12th January 2020
Time: 20:00 - 22:30
Tickets: comedyknights.com

The Malta International Christmas Festival

This festival will be held in Valletta and other locations. Participating international bands, majorettes folk groups and others.

Organiser: Euroart production
Venue: Valletta & other venues
When: Friday 27th to Monday 30th December 2019

Thomas Smith Christmas Charity Swim

This is a fund raising activity in aid of Malta Community Chest Fund

Organiser: Thomas Smith
Venue: Sliema
When: Sunday 29th December 2019

The Valletta New Year's Eve Celebration

Organiser: G7 Events
Venue: Valletta
When: Tuesday 31st December 2019
Time: 20:00 - 02:00
Contact Details: +356 7976 7630
Email: [email protected]

New Year's Eve in Gozo

Venue: Independence Square & St. Georges Square Gozo
When: Tuesday 31st December 2019
Time: 22:00 onwards

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