Activities In Malta November 2023

Malta Has Lots To Offer For November, We Bring You Highlights Of Some Of Them

Date Last Updated: 22nd February 2023

This time of the year, many indoor activities are being offered in Malta in November, such as plays and concerts. There will be a great deal of Christmas activities by the end of November.

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What To Do Whilst Here In malta in November

1. Malta Book Festival 2022


Malta Book Festival is one of the most prominent book festivals on the national cultural calendar. This event attracts 40,000 visitors and more than 50 exhibitors each year, offering numerous networking opportunities.

This year, the Malta Book Festival will also host as its international guests John Boyne, the bestselling author of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas and the Maltese-American Joe Sacco, who is hailed as one of the world’s greatest cartoonists, who turned his research into graphic journalism.

Malta Book Festival details

  • Venue: MFCC - Malta Fairs & Conventions Centre, Ta' Qali
  • When: Wednesday 23rd to Sunday 27th November 2022

2. ZiguZajg Festival 2022

The performance Tingo: The Tuneless Bird by Matthew Pandolfino and The New Victorians during ZiguZajgPhoto Credit Elisa von Brockdorff

A festival of joy for thousands of children and their families who have the opportunity to attend the ŻiguŻajg International Arts Festival with performances in Valletta and Gozo. The acts which are presented by Maltese and foreign artists include circus acts, puppet shows, music theatre shows, high quality films including outdoor activities.

The ŻiguŻajg Festival succeeds to integrated the audience during the performances by asking them to participate through their debating and sharing ideas while enjoying themselves.

ZiguZajg Festival details

  • Organiser: ZiguZajg
  • Venue: Valletta
  • When: Friday 18th to Sunday 27th November 2022
  • Website:

3. Black Friday In Malta 2022

There will be a lot of sales at many shops in Malta and Gozo. Shoppers line up early to buy cheap items from the shelves.

While Black Friday is traditionally the day of sales, shops tend to start with sales early in the week and continue until Cyber Monday.

On the websites of department stores and well-known stores, special deals will be displayed. You can also purchase items from their websites where sales will also be offered.

black friday in malta details

  • When: Friday 25th November 2022
  • Time: All day

4. Three Palaces Festival 2022

The Three Palaces Festival has established itself into incorporating the greatness of music equated with the beauty of the setting chosen for that specific performance. There are many matches for this attribute across Malta’s heritage and culture especially due to the four centuries of the Knights of St. John presence on the islands left behind them many historically important and magnificent buildings.

This week long festival has proudly succeeded to incorporate classical and contemporary musical performances to appeal to the varied audience wishing to participate in this festival doing recognition to Malta’s cultural calendar.

Three Palaces Festival details

  • Theme: Festivals, Music
  • Organizers: Festival Malta
  • Venue: Multiple venues
  • When: Tuesday 1st to Saturday 12th November 2022
  • Contact: +356 2339 7000
Click here for more details about the event

6. Valletta Christmas Program 2022

Christmas lighting across republic streetActivities in Malta November - Christmas lighting in Valletta

The Valletta Christmas lights are switched on ceremonially by the minister of culture and the Valletta Cultural agency every year for the most prominent streets at the capital city namely Republic Street and Merchants Street.

They attract large amounts of people for shopping and dining. The lights ornate the streets which make them more attractive and bring more people to the capital. They remain on till the beginning of January.

details about The Christmas in Valletta Malta

  • Organiser: Valletta Cultural Agency
  • Location: Capital City Valletta
  • When: Friday 25th November to Saturday 24th December 2022

7. 2022 Zurrieq Half Marathon & 10K

Combined road race and 10K, the second largest in Malta after the Malta Marathon.

  • Venue: Zurrieq
  • When: Sunday 13th November 2022
Click here for details.

8. The Malta International Darts Open 2022

The Malta Darts Association organizes the Malta International Darts Open to Maltese including attracting a high number of international participants. Held since 1972 if has gained popularity and the sports has spread wider on the Maltese islands consolidated by the various competitions held during the year. The highlight of the year is the international competition. It is always held in prominent cultural outdoor locations which always promised to be a strong well challenged competition.

Malta International Darts Open details

  • Organisers: Malta Darts Association
  • When: Tuesday 8th to Thursday 10th November 2022
  • Contact: +356 7905 2942 - Malta Darts Association
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10. President's Solidarity Fun Run 2022

The annual President’s Solidarity Fun Run is organized by the Malta Community Chest Fund to raise funds for persons who require medical care especially with chronic illness such as cancer and for those who require treatment abroad and are helped financially to achieve this aim.

Thousands of participants pay a nominal fee to participate and it is open for people of all ages. There are four routes from where the fun run starts. This is done on purpose to cater for the health of the individuals where one can choose which one is best for him.

At the end of all routes they all meet at the main entrance of Valletta where they proceed to St. George’s Square in front of the president’s palace.

President's Solidarity Fun Run details

  • Starting Points: Several locations
  • When: Sunday 20th November 2022 Postponed to Sunday 11th December 2022

The race will end in Valletta.

Click here for details about the race

11. SIGMA - The World's IGaming Festival

  • Venue: MFCC, Ta' Qali
  • When: Monday 14th to Friday 18th November 2022
Click here for details

Best Tours To Do While Here

Wine Tasting + Three Cities Tour

Three cities wine tour, Click Here

If you love wine, this tour is perfect for you. You will taste and learn the process of how wine is made from grapes to liquid in a bottle at Marsovin Cellars in their 400 year old wine cellar. Apart from this you will tour round the three cities. You will first drive past Cospicua which is a double fortified city, then Vittoriosa which was ideal for safe anchorage and Senglea where you will walk through the narrow streets.

An Extended Sunset Cruise at Blue Lagoon

Sunset Cruise, Click Here

The perfect ending to a day while at sea. You will depart to Comino where the boat will anchor on the island for you to explore the island any way you want. You can swim, snorkel, scuba dive or sunbathe on the beach. The best part of this tour is that you will witness the beautiful sunset from Comino. You will then depart to the Grand Harbour to see the magnifient lit fortifications. Everything is included - Lunch, unlimited drinks and on board facilities.

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