Date Last Updated: 3rd December 2022
Activities in Malta January 2023 brings you exciting things to do. The pantomimes come to an end during the first week of January. Although Christmas has just passed theatre, cultural and festivals are numerous and many to choose from.
Below are the events happening this January in Malta.
The live crib at the Bethlehen F’Ghajnsielem comes to an end on Epiphany day which is celebrated on the second Sunday of January.
The three wise men who came from afar to visit baby Jesus in his manager is an important episode of the Christmas crib. Three local men dressed in traditional costumes as the wise men depart from a village in Malta on horseback where they make their way to Gozo, take the ferry boat and arriving mid-afternoon to the live crib to the Bethlehem grotto.
There they find Joseph, Mary and Baby Jesus surrounded with a donkey and cow presenting their precious gifts to the new born.
It is an experience not to be missed on this last day bringing to a closure a month-long event of the live crib.
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
If you wish to listen to baroque music the Valletta International Baroque Festival is the one for you with the participation of world-class baroque music artists including Maltese. The best ideal venue is the Teatru Manoel being the main stage for such performances.
Valletta offers other splendid locations like the Valletta Archaeological Museum which during the Knights of St. John was the Auberge D’Italie and St. John's Co-Cathedral. Performances include music from Monteverdi to Bach and beyond.
Two weeks of celebration of world-class contemporary Baroque music.
The Citrus Festival (Festa Tac-Citru) is a yearly activity organized by the Malta Community Chest Fund Foundation with the patronage of the President of Malta. School children are organized to pick fruits from the president’s private San Anton’s gardens as preparation for the Sunday activity. It’s aim is to promote healthy living where fruits should become more part of our daily diet.
People attending will be able to buy oranges apart from delicacies made from oranges and lemons prepared by the palace chef apart from cakes, pastries, jams and marmalades prepared beforehand within the kitchen of the palace. The activity is held within the private areas of the palace at San Anton, Attard.
Cruise along the Maltese harbours in the traditional 'Luzzu' boat. Cruise along the harbours of Valletta and the Three Cities which were build over 450 years ago. A local guide will talk about the roles the Three cities had during World War II. While cruising through the Maltese waters there is an open bar for anyone wanting some refreshments.
Spend a day exploring the enchanted Valletta and Mdina. A full day packed with exciting attractions to visit including St. John's Co-Cathedral, St. Paul's Catacombs, the church with the biggest dome in Europe the Mosta Dome. Don't worry all admissions are included with the price. Apart from these you will visit Mdina which was Malta's old capital and now turned into the Silent City, where you will stroll the narrow streets. Your final stop is Valletta to which you will have a walking tour and explore the attractions of the capital city.
Apart from these events mentioned on this page, you can find more activities in Malta for September from the following links.