Activities In Malta
December 2019

Loads of exciting things to do during Christmas
celebrations in Malta that pack the calendar for December

Date Last Updated: 16th September 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 - 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

Lola's Christmas Market

Organiser: Lola's Room
Location: Villa Madama, Hal Balzan
When: TBA
Contact: +356 9949 9400

Christmas Market

Organiser: Malta Artisan Markets
Venue: Magazino Hall, Valletta Waterfront (Indoor)
When: TBA
Time: 1st - 13:00 to 20:00
2nd - 11:00 to 18:00
Website: www.maltaartisanmarkets.com
Entrance: Free

Christmas Village at Valletta Waterfront

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

Haz-Zebbug Christmas Village

In aid of Istrina

Organiser: 12th May Band & Social Club
Venue: Zebbug
When: TBA
Time: 18:00 onwards

Christmas Village 2019

Venue: San Gorg Preca College Guardian Angel, Hamrun
When: TBA

Farmers & Crafters Christmas Market

Crafters meet Farmers offering visitors handmade products, fresh local produce and a place where to saunder in nature.

Venue: Villa Bologna Gardens, Attard
When: TBA

Natalis Notabilis 2019

A Christmas wonderland at the heart of the Mediterranean

Venue: Rabat
When: TBA

Swatar Christmas Village

Venue: Parocca Swatar
When: TBA

Enchanted Village: Christmas Market

Organised: St. Clare's College
Venue: San Gwann Primary School
When: TBA

Christmas Village in Naxxar

Venue: Naxxar
When: TBA

Christmas Cribs
Christmas Cribs

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

Bethlehem f'Ghajnsielem 2019-20

Dates to be updated

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

Christmas Pantos
Christmas Pantos

Aladin

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

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

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

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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EnKor's A December To Remember

Organiser: Enkor
Where: University of Malta Chaplaincy, Msida
When: TBA
Time: 20:15 - 22:30
Entrance: TBA
Tickets: TBA

Seating is on a first-come first-served basis

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

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

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

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: info@g7events.com

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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