Activities In Malta
December 2018

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

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Valletta 2018 Closing Spectacle


Valletta: St. George's Square, Valletta
When: Saturday 15th December 2018

More details click here

Christmas & New Year's

Christmas is highly celebrated in Malta and Gozo.

Location: Malta & Gozo
When: Saturday 1st December 2018 to Sunday 6th January 2019

Events List for New Years Eve 2018 - Schedule will be out when published

Christmas at Pjazza Tigne

Location: Tigne Point, Sliema
When: Saturday 1st to Monday 31st December 2018

Christmas Markets

Lola's Christmas Market

Organiser: Lola's Room
Location: Villa Madama, Hal Balzan
When: Friday 30th November to Sunday 2nd December 2018
Contact: +356 9949 9400

Christmas Market

Organiser: Malta Artisan Markets
Venue: Magazino Hall, Valletta Waterfront (Indoor)
When: Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd December 2018
Time: 1st - 13:00 to 20:00
2nd - 11:00 to 18:00
Entrance: Free

Christmas Village at Valletta Waterfront

Organiser: Valletta Cruise Port
Venue: Valletta Waterfront
When: Saturday 1st & Sunday 23rd December 2018
Entrance: Free

Natalis Notabilis 2018

A Christmas wonderland at the heart of the Mediterranean

Venue: Rabat
When: Friday 7th to Thursday 13th December 2018
Time: 18:00

Christmas Craft Fair by Thrivers Malta

Organised: Thrivers Malta
Venue: Carob Tree Food Court, Spinola Park, St. Julian's
When: Friday 14th to Sunday 16th December 2018

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Christmas Village in Naxxar

Venue: Naxxar
When: Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd December 2018

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


Crib Exhibition

Location: Santu Wistin Hall, Triq San Gwann u Triq Zekka, Valletta
When: TBA

Bethlehem f'Ghajnsielem 2018-19

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: Sunday 9th December 2018 to Sunday 6th January 2018

For December 2018:

  • Sunday 9th – 15:30 to 19:30
  • Wednesday 12th – 09:30 to 12:00*
  • Thursday 13th - 14:30 - 19:30
  • Saturday 15th – 16:30 to 20:30
  • Sunday 16th – 14:30 to 19:30
  • Saturday 22nd – 16:30 to 20:30
  • Sunday 23rd – 14:30 to 19:30
  • Tuesday 25th - 15:30 to 20:00
  • Wednesday 26th - 14:30 to 19:30
  • Friday 28th - 16:30 - 19:30
  • Saturday 29th - 16:30 to 20:30
  • Sunday 30th - 14:30 to 19:30

For January 2019:

  • Tuesday 1st - 15:30 to 20:00
  • Saturday 5th - Activity Magi in Malta**
  • Sunday 6th - 14:00 to 20:00***

Entrance: Free and no booking are required
Free parking: around the streets of Ghajnsielem
*animated by the children for the school children and elderly
**Event in Malta in aid of community chest fund. Details to be announced at a later date
*** Departure of the Three Kings from Malta and Official Closing Ceremony

Mechanical Crib

Location: Triq l-Isqof Emm. Galea, Zejtun
When: TBA
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


Snowwhite u l-Magija fil-Foresta tal-Fantazija Panto 2018

Organizer: ACTion Productions
Venue: Teatru Dun Mikiel Xerri, Zebbug
When: 8th to 10th December 2018

Schedule of Shows:

Friday 7th December - 19:00
Saturday 8th December - 19:00
Sunday 9th December - 16:00

Contact: +356 7933 7273


Pantomine will be held in Maltese

Organiser: Kumpanija Teatru Rjal
Location: Catholic Institute, Floriana
When: 22nd December 2018 to 30th December 2018


Schedule of Shows:

Saturday 22nd December - 19:30
Sunday 23rd December - 10:00 & 16:00

Wednesday 26th December - 14:30 & 19:30
Thursday 27th December - 19:30
Friday 28th December - 19:30
Saturday 29th December - 19:00
Sunday 30th December - 14:00 & 18:30

Jack and the Beanstalk

Organiser: MADC
Location: MFCC
When: 23rd December 2018 to 5th January 2019
Phone: 2124 6619

Schedule of Shows:

Sunday 23rd December - 19:30
Wednesday 26th December - 15:00 & 19:30
Thursday 27th December - 19:30
Friday 28th December - 19:30
Saturday 29th December - 15:00 & 19:30
Sunday 30th December - 15:00 & 19:30
Thursday 3rd January - 19.30
Friday 4th January - 19.30
Saturday 5th January - 19:30

Sleeping Beauty - The panto of your dreams

Organiser: FM Theatre productions Ltd
Location: Teatru Manoel, Valletta
When: 23rd December 2018 to 6th January 2019
Phone: +356 2122 2618

Schedule of Shows:

Sunday 23rd December - 15:00 & 20:00
Tuesday 26th December - 15:00 & 20:00
Wednesday 27th December - 15:00 & 20:00
Thursday 28th December - 15:00 & 20:00
Friday 29th December - 15:00 & 20:00
Saturday 30th December - 15:00 & 20:00
Wednesday 2nd January - 15:00 & 20:00
Thursday 3rd January - 15:00 & 20:00

Friday 4th January - 20:00
Saturday 5th January - 15:00 & 20:00
Sunday 6th January - 15:00

Other Activities

No Limits

Venue: Mediterranean Conference Centre, Valletta
When: Saturday 1st December 2018
Time: 20:30

The Reflex 80's Party

Venue: Gianpula, Zebbug
When: Saturday 1st December 2018
Time: 22:00

Hiphop Dance Performance

Venue: City Theatre, Valletta
When: Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd December 2018
1st Dec: 20:00
2nd Dec: 19:00

Fuzzhoneys Live at Teatru Salesjan

Venue: Teatru Salesjan, Sliema
When: Sunday 2nd December 2018
Time: 20:30

The Little Big Show

Venue: City Theatre, Valletta
When: Friday 7th to Sunday 9th December 2018
Time: 19:30
Contact: +356 7991 8857

APS Teatru Unplugged 21

Venue: Manoel Theatre, Valletta
When: Friday 7th to Sunday 9th December 2018
Time: 20:00
Contact: +356 9986 8600

Il- Madonna Tieghi Ahjar Minn Tieghek

Venue: Teatru Parrokkjali, Birgu
When: Sunday 8th to Sunday 16th December 2018
Time: 20:00

Like... The Beatles

The UK's best Beatles tribute band

Venue: Mediterranean Conference Centre, Valletta
When: Saturday 8th to Sunday 9th December 2018
Time: 20:00 - 22:30

EnKor's A December To Remember

Organiser: Enkor
Where: University of Malta Chaplaincy, Msida
When: Wednesday 12th December 2018
Time: 20:15 - 22:30
Entrance: €8 (Tickets not available yet)

Seating is on a first-come first-served basis

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: TBA
Time: Monday to Friday 9:00 to 19:00
Saturday 9:00 to 13:00
Entrance: Free of charge
Contact: +356 2124 4339

Malta Choir International Christmas Festival

Organizer: Giuseppe Corsaro
Venue: All Maltese Islands
When: Thursday 6th to Monday 10th December 2018

Milied Melliehi

Folk groups, bands, majorettes and more

Organiser: Mellieha Local Council
Location: Mellieha
When: Saturday 22nd to Monday 24th December 2018
Time: 19:00 to 23:00
Phone: +356 2152 3230


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

Organiser: Malta Community Chest Fund
When: Wednesday 26th December 2018
Time: 12:00 - 24:00

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: Thursday 27th to Sunday 30th December 2018

The Valletta New Year's Eve Celebration

Organiser: G7 Events
Venue: Valletta
When: 31st December
Time: 20:00 - 02:00
Contact Details: +356 7976 7630

For more details about event click here

New Year's Eve in Gozo

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

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