Activities In Malta

December 2017

Loads of exciting things to fill the activities in Malta
event calendar for December

Many exciting events pack the Activities in Malta December page.

If you visit Malta during this month you will find an attractive full calendar of events. 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 four 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.

Finally if you are planning to visit Malta over the new year do check the details of the Valletta and Gozo first night celebrations especially this year it will be the beginning of the Valletta 2018 festivities with an upcoming events calendar.

What's on - A quick Link for December Specials

- Christmas Markets
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Christmas & New Year's

Christmas is highly celebrated in Malta and Gozo.

Location: Malta & Gozo
When: 1st December 2017 to 6th January 2018

Events List for New Years Eve 2017 - Schedule will be out when published

Christmas at Pjazza Tigne

Location: Tigne Point, Sliema
When: 1st to 31st December 2017

Bla Kondixn

Location: MFCC
When: 1st & 2nd, 9th & 10th, 15th & 16th December 2017
Time: 20:00 (10th December is at 16:00)
Tickets: €15, €20, €25, €35 - www.showshappening.com
Contact: +356 9998 2017

Ongoing Activities Reminder

- Dreams and Memories: A Photography Exhibition

- Rel.Ink - Indelible Narratives

- Malta International Organ Festival 2017

- 16 Days of Activism

Malta Valletta 2018 program click here


Christmas Markets

Lola's Christmas Market

Organiser: Lola's Room
Location: Villa Madama, Hal Balzan
When: 1st to 3rd December
Time:
Friday 1st - 17:00
Saturday 2nd - 10:00
Sunday 3rd - 10:00
Contact: +356 9949 9400

ALS Mega Xmas Clearence Sale €1, €2

Organiser: ALS Malta
Location: St. Joseph High Road, Hamrun
When: 1st to 2nd December
Time: 09:30
Contact: +356 7920 9420

Christmas Village 2017

Organiser: Guardian Angel Secondary Education
Location: Guardian Angel Secondary Education Resource Centre, Hamrun
When: 2nd at 16:00 to 3rd December at 17:30
Contact: +356 2598 7310

Xmas Market

Organiser: Malta Artisan Markets
Venue: Magazine Hall, Valletta Waterfront (Indoor)
When: 2nd & 3rd December
Time: 2nd - 14:00 to 20:00
3rd - 11:00 to 18:00
Website: www.maltaartisanmarkets.com
Entrance: Free

Ta' Dbiegi At Christmas

Annual family event Christmas village

Venue: Ta' Dbiegi Crafts Village, Gharb
When: 3rd December
Time: 11:00 to 17:30

Designer & Artisan Christmas Market

Location: Sliema
When: 9th December 2017
Time: 12:00 to 18:00


Jollywood Winter Fair

Organised: QSI Quality Schools International Malta
Location: Mosta
When: 10th December 2017
Time: 12:00 to 18:00

Natalis Notabilis 2017

A Christmas wonderland at the heart of the Mediterranean

Venue: Rabat
When: 7th to 12th December

Santa's Toy Town

Venue: Popeye Village, Anchor Bay, Mellieha
When: 6th December 2017 to 4th January 2018
Time: 09:30 to 16:30
Contact: +356 2155 5100

Christmas VIllage in Naxxar

Venue: Naxxar
When: 16th & 17th December 2017
Time:
16th: 18:00 to 23:00
17th: 14:30 to 21:00

Christmas & New Year Valletta Waterfront

Location: Waterfront,Valletta
When: 7th December 2017 to 1st January 2018

The Gozo International Choir Festival

Organizer: Giuseppe Corsaro
Venue: Gozo
When: 7th to 11th December
Time: 12:00
Contact: +390 957 278 224
Website: www.euroartproduction.it

Magical Christmas Concert

Organizer: Malta National Children's Choir
Venue: Catholic Institute, Floriana
When: 7th to 10th December
Time: 19:30 to 21:30
Tickets: €10 (including gift from Plasmon Malta)


Cribs

Crib Exhibition

Location: Santu Wistin Hall, Triq San Gwann u Triq Zekka, Valletta
When: 8th December 2017 to 6th January 2018

Nativity Cribs Exhibition

Venue: Centru Parrokkjali,
San Guzepp Haddiem,
71 Bwieraq Street
Birkirkara
When: 8th to 28th December
Time: 09:00 to 12:00 & 16:00 to 20:00
Contact: +356 9984 5261

Bethlehem f'Ghajnsielem

The ninth 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: 10th December 2017 to 7th January 2018

For December 2017:

  • Sunday 10th – 15:30 to 19:30**
  • Wednesday 13th – 14:30 to 19:30**
  • Saturday 16th – 16:30 to 20:30
  • Sunday 17th – 14:30 to 19:30**
  • Wednesday 20th – 09:30 to 12:00*
  • Thursday 21st – 09:30 to 12:00*
  • Saturday 23rd – 16:30 to 20:00
  • Sunday 24th – 14:30 to 18:00
  • Monday 25th - 15:30 to 20:00**
  • Tuesday 26th - 14:30 to 19:30
  • Saturday 30th - 16:30 to 20:30
  • Sunday 31st - 14:30 to 18:00

For January 2018:

  • Monday 1st - 15:30 to 20:00
  • Saturday 6th - 16:30 to 20:30
  • Sunday 7th - 14:00 to 20:00** ##

Entrance: Free and no booking are required
Free parking: around the streets of Ghajnsielem
* Animated by Ghajnsielem primary school children
** Roman Garrison at Fort Chambray
## Adoration of the Magi


Crib on Show

The son of God was made man

Location: Garage 40, Qormi Road, Luqa (Hal Farrug)
When: 15th December 2017 to 6th January 2018
Time: 
Monday to Saturday - 17:00 to 20:00
Sunday & Public Holidays - 10:00 to 12:00 & 17:00 to 20:00
Contact: +356 7970 1927

Crib Exhibition

Location: "La Rosa Mansions", Garage C, Vjal il-Bon Pastur, Balzan
When: 16th December 2017 to 2nd January 2018
Time: 
Monday to Friday - 17:00 to 20:00
Saturday, Sunday & Feasts - 10:00 to 12:00 & 17:00 to 20:00
Entrance: Free
Contact: +356 7904 8875

Mechanical Crib

Location: Triq l-Isqof Emm. Galea, Zejtun
When: 18th December 2017 to 4th January 2018
Time: 
Monday to Sunday- 09:30 to 12:00 & 16:00 to 19:00
Entrance: Free
Contact: +356 2167 4498

December Public holidays: 8th | 13th | 25th

More information:

Public Holidays | Village Feasts

Quick links: See activities in Malta for January

11th Pastel Society of Malta Annual Exhibition

Organiser: Malta Society of Arts
Venue: Malta Society of Arts, Palazzo de la Salle
Address: 219, republic Street, Valletta
When: 1st to 19th December 2017
Time: Monday to Friday 9:00 to 19:00
Saturday 9:00 to 1300
Entrance: Free of charge
Contact: +356 2124 4339
Website: www.artsmalta.com

Winter Wonderland

Venue: Charming B&B, Dar ta' Zeppi, Qala, Gozo
When: 1st to 3rd December 2017
Time: Not published
Contact: +356 2155 5051
Website: www.dartazeppi.com

Official Opening of the Christmas Festivities

Venue: Victoria, Gozo
When: 2nd December
Contact: +356 2215 6400

Swejjaq Christmas Market

Traditional turkey fair and stalls selling Christmas crafts.

Organiser: Ministry of Gozo
Venue: San Lawrenz Square, San Lawrenz, Gozo
When: 3rd December
Time: 12:00 onwards

An Accidental Find

An exhibition by Paul Scerri

Venue: Iniala, 37 Old Treasury Street, Valletta
When: 11th to 16th December
Time: 10:00 to 14:00 and 16:00 to 19:00
Contact: +356 7932 4842

BMX Fest - XMAS Edition

An international BMX event

Venue: Pembroke indoor skate-park
When: 8th to 10th December
Time: 14:00 to 23:00
Contact: +356 9927 4676

From the Holy Land to Malta

Organiser: Compagnia San Michele Malta
Venue: Fort St. Angelo, Birgu
When: 8th to 10th December
Contact: +356 2295 4000

Grand International Cat Show

Organisers: Malta Cat Shows
Venue: Smart City, Kalkara
When: 9th December
Time: 14:00
Contact: +356 9949 5017
Website: www.maltacatshows.com

The Elves' Christmas Factory

Organiser: Ghaqda talent Dingli
Where: Triq Dun Karm Azzopardi, Had-Dingli
When: 15th to 19th December 2017
Time: 18:30 to 22:00
Entrance: Free

EnKor's Holly Jolly Christmas Concert

Organiser: Enkor
Where: University of Malta Chaplaincy, Msida
When: 15th December 2017
Time: 20:00 to 22:00 (Doors open at 19:30)
Entrance: €7 (Tickets not available yet)

Seating is on a first-come first-served basis

Santa's Express Train

Organiser: JnD Prmotations
Where: Zebbug
When: 16th & 17th December 2017
Time: 14:00, 14:45, 15:30, 16:15, 17:00, 17:45, 18:30 &19:15
Tickets: €5.00
Booking: +356 9988 8486


Pantos

Jien Naghzel Cinderella fl-Aqwa Zmien Panto

Organizer: Action Productions
Venue: Teatru Dun Mikiel Xerri, Zebbug
When: 8th to 10th December
Time:
8th & 9th - 19:00
10th - 16:00
Contact: +356 7933 7273

Frowzinn Panto

Pantomine will be held in Maltese

Organiser: Kumpanija Teatru Rjal
Location: Catholic Institute, Floriana
When: 17th December 2017 to 7th January 2018
Tickets: www.activemalta.com

Schedule of Shows:

Sunday 17th December 2017 - 10:00 & 16:00
Tuesday 26th December 2017 - 14:30 & 19:30
Wednesday 27th December 2017 - 19:00
Friday 29th December 2017 - 19:00
Saturday 30th December 2017 - 19:30
Saturday 6th January 2018 - 19:00
Sunday 7th January 2018 - 18:30

Cinderella Panto

Organiser: MADC
Location: MFCC
When: 22nd December 2017 to 2nd January 2018
Phone: 2124 6619
Tickets: www.madc.com.mt

Schedule of Shows:

Friday 22nd December 2017 - 19:30
Saturday 23rd December 2017 - 15:00 & 19:30
Tuesday 26th December 2017 - 15:00 & 19:30
Wednesday 27th December 2017 - 15:00 & 19:30
Thursday 28th December 2017 - 15:00 & 19:30
Friday 29th December 2017 - 15:00 & 19:30
Saturday 30th December 2017 - 15:00 & 19:30
Tuesday 2nd January 2018 - 15:00 & 19:30

Cleopatra u s-Sigriet Statali

Pantomine will be held in Maltese

Organiser: Bronk Productions
Location: Sir Temi Zammit Theatre, Univeristy of Malta, Msida
When: 23rd December 2017 to 7th January 2018
Phone: 2124 6619
Tickets: www.activemalta.com

Schedule of Shows:

Saturday 23rd December 2017 - 19:00
Tuesday 26th December 2017 - 14:00 & 19:00
Friday 29th December 2017 - 19:00
Saturday 30th December 2017 - 19:00
Saturday 6th January 2018 - 19:00
Sunday 7th January 2018 - 11:00 & 16:00

Alice in Wonderland Panto

Organiser: Masquerade
Location: Teatru Manoel, Valletta
When: 23rd December 2017 to 7th January 2018
Phone: +356 2124 6389
Tickets: www.teatrumanoel.com.mt

Schedule of Shows:

Saturday 23rd December 2017 - 15:00
Tuesday 26th December 2017 - 15:00 & 20:00
Wednesday 27th December 2017 - 15:00 & 20:00
Thursday 28th December 2017 - 15:00 & 20:00
Friday 29th December 2017 - 
15:00 & 20:00
Saturday 30th December 2017 - 
15:00 & 20:00
Tuesday 2nd January 2018 - 15:00 & 20:00
Wednesday 3rd January 2018 - 15:00 & 20:00
Thursday 4th January 2018 - 19:30
Friday 5th January 2018 - 19:30
Saturday 6th January 2018 - 
15:00 & 20:00
Sunday 7th January 2018 - 
15:00

Milied Melliehi

Folk groups, bands, majorettes and more

Organiser: Mellieha Local Council
Location: Mellieha
When: 23rd to 24th December 2017
Time: 19:00 to 23:00
Phone: +356 2152 3230

Ira Losco in Concert

Location: Hilton Malta, St. Julian's
When: 23rd December 2017
Time: 20:00 (Doors open at 19:00)
Tickets:
Standing - €20
Balcony Seated - €25
Standing Child (under 16) - €10 

Midnight Mass

EnKor will be singing during the midnight mass

Location: St. Julian's Parish Church
When: 24th December 2017

'TWAS The Night Before Christmas

A concert by the Gozo youth wind band and orchestra.

Location: St. Georges Square, Victoria, Gozo
When: 25th December 2017
Phone: +356 9942 1611

L-Istrina

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

Organiser: Malta Community Chest Fund
Venue: TBA
When: 26th December
Time: 12:00 - 24:00

The Malta International Christmas Festival

International bands, majorettes folk groups and others.

Organiser: Giuseppe Corsaro
Venue: Valletta & Vittoriosa
When: 26th to 30th December
Time: 09:00

The Valletta New Year's Eve Celebration

Organiser: G7 Events
Venue: Valletta
When: 31st December
Time: 20:30 - 02:00
Contact Details: +356 7976 7630
Email: info@g7events.com

New Year's Eve in Gozo

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

Digital Projections

VALLETTA 2018

Colourful design projections on the facade of the Grand Masters Palace.

Created by Malta College of Arts Science and Technology (MCAST) by the Institute of Creative Arts.

Venue: St. George's Square, Valletta
When: 31st December 2017

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