Activities In Malta October 2020

Your guide to the best stuff to do and see during October

Date Last Updated: 5th October 2020

Malta Village Feasts in October 2020

  • 3rd - Our Lady of the Girdle, Santu Wistin Valletta
  • 4th - Our Lady of the Rosary, Gudja
  • 25th - Our Lady of Consolation, Gudja

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Activities in Malta October

Quad Bike Adventure In Gozo + Lunch + Powerboat Ride

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The most adventurous way to see Gozo Island. Discover most of the islands sights with experienced tour leaders. Treat yourself with a swim and all a little time for shopping. Everything is included - hotel pick-up and drop-off, ferry tickets, lunch, helmets, fully comprehensive insurance and a powerboat ride (weather permitted).

Book In Advance Hal Saflieni Hypogeum In Malta

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Discover one of Malta's oldest burial ground. Thousands of people visit every year. Hypogeum Malta is known to be one of the best preserved prehistoric sites in the world. An tour not to be missed. Tickets should be booked from weeks before. Make sure you get yours now!

Valletta, Mdina and Mosta Night Tour + 5D Show

Night tour through Valletta, Mosta and Mdina. Click Here.

Combine the three most magnificent villages in one splendid evening. The first stop is at the capital city Valletta and enjoy the nightlife the city offers. Afterwards you will head to the silent city of Mdina and stroll through the quiet narrow streets. The last stop is at the most famous church in Malta, the Mosta Dome.

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Top 14 Events In October

Activities in Malta October

1. Notte Bianca 2020

Notte Bianca festival

The Notte Bianca art and cultural festival light up the capital city Valletta for one night. It is the biggest festival that the capital experiences during the year a one special night where many people visit the capital to music performed at different locations, dances in squares and streets, theatres open their doors for short performance, visual arts and all museum open their doors to everyone to see.

Various other historical buildings and state palaces open their doors for exhibitions and theatre performances.

Restaurants and bars open their doors to the public, attracting visitors to dine apart from being entertained by several varied street performances spread along the way.

Entrance is free of charge. It is advised to take the public transport which service will be extended to accommodate everyone.

notte bianca details

  • Organizer: Malta Council for Culture and the Arts
  • LocationValletta Streets, museums, palaces, gardens and restaurants.
  • When: Saturday 3rd October 2020
  • Time18.00 to 24.00
  • Phone+356 2339 7000

2. Malta Classic 2020

The Malta Classic attracts car enthusiast from Malta and foreigners who come purposely for this event. It is organized at the old capital city Mdina. Three main competitions are held the hill climb classified by the speed, power of car and age.

The display of elegance which entails the finest historic and collector automobiles. The grand prix set in the most picturesque country streets beneath the Mdina fortifications.

malta classic details

  • Organizer: Malta Classic
  • Location: Mdina
  • When: Thursday 8th to Sunday 11th October 2020
  • Phone: +356 2133 9165

3. Rolex Middle Sea Race

Boats racing in the Rolex Middle sea race

The Rolex Middle Sea Race is one of the world’s most exciting and demanding offshore races been labelled on the international scene as “one the most attractive routes in the world” bringing together some of the best sailing crews in the world. It is organised by the Royal Malta Yacht Club (RMYC).

Since 2020 Rolex has sponsored the race, the first race was in 1968 where slowly it grew in popularity becoming world famous. The 606-nautical mile race circumstances the island of Sicily.

The race starts and finishes from the spectacular Grand Harbour in Valletta seeing the yachts navigate the fortifications surrounding the harbour from all flanks is something to be witnessed.

rolex middle sea race details

  • Organiser: Rolex Middle Sea Race
  • Venue: Valletta
  • When: Saturday 17th October 2020
  • Time: 11:00

4. The Hamrun Chocolate Festival

The streets of Hamrun will once again host the chocolate festival. Many stalls will be on display where chocolate will be the ingredient of innovation and display in food and art. You will be able to buy various products made from chocolate and taste recipes created for this festival

Other attractions are centred on painting on canvas, sculptures, tattoos not least body painting. It is an opportunity for families to take their children to be entertained in this festival.

hamrun chocolate festival details

  • Organizer: Hamrun Local Council
  • Venue: Hamrun
  • When: To Be Announced Later
  • Time: 19:00 - 23:00
  • Contact: +356 2122 2020

5. Birgufest 2020

Birgufest celebrates its rich history and the beautiful architecture within its fortifications. The festival is celebrated at Birgu also known as Vittoriosa which is one of the oldest historical cities on the island.

It is celebration on three days including historic re-enactments, reduced entrance fees for museums, exhibitions, entertainment and the most popular is the Birgu by Candlelight event where the old narrow winding roads including the house facades are illuminated with candles creating a magical romantic charming atmosphere.

If you intend going you gave to plan much before as the city is invaded with locals and tourists and parking might be difficult but it will be an unforgettable experience with several photos for your memories.

Birgufest details

  • Organizer: Birgu Local Councils
  • Venue: Vittoriosa
  • When: Friday 9th to Saturday 10th October 2020

6. Bla Kondixin 2020

A comic and satirical show performed by the best of local comedians in Maltese. They utilise everyday happening especially political developments that are around us creating a show of laughter. These shown are very popular and are still looked for when a new show is launched.

Music is a strong element within this show played by a versatile band with lyrics written purposely to entertain the public. It is great show to attend, very entertaining, great laughter and it is in the Maltese language.

bla kondixin details

  • Venue: MFCC, Ta' Qali
  • When: To Be Announced Later
  • Tickets:

7. The Malta Tattoo Expo 2020

The Malta Tattoo Expo has been organized in Malta since 2014 an international conference organized at the MFCC conventions centre Ta’ Qali. It is the promotion of art and the artist becoming over the years very popular in Malta and with the number of artists increasing every year coming from at least 15 different countries.

The weekend will be full of shows, entertaining music and surely tattoos.

details about Malta Tattoo Expo

  • Organiser: MFCC
  • Venue: MFCC, Ta' Qali
  • When: Event Officially cancelled
  • Contact: +356 2141 0371

8. Pink October

Pink October was started in Malta back in 2014. The aim is to raise funds to help improve and better provide breast screening and medication. IT is an initiative to raise awareness and help people realise that they have to live a healthier way of life at the same time raise funds to improve research and purchase equipment required for this purpose.

On the Maltese islands breast cancer effects many men and women every year

During the month of October several landmarks are lit in pink supporting the initiative. Many companies create activities where they encourage workers to wear pink attire from socks, to ties and tops. People bake sweets with a pink colour and sold in fund raising activities, all sorts of occasions to increase the funds collected.

pink october details

  • Venue: Tennis Club Kordin
  • When: To Be Announced Later
  • Time: 11:00 onwards

9. Pink October Bike Ride

  • Location: Torri San Lucjan
  • When: To Be Announced Later
  • Time: 09:00

10. Festival Mediterranea 2020

The Teatru Astra of Gozo organised the yearly Festival Mediterranea spread on many weeks between October and November of every year. It is a celebration of culture at the heart of the Mediterranean island engaging the best of both islands musical and vocal artists apart from foreign artists brought on purpose for this festival.

The festival programme culminates in the presentation on two night an opera bringing together the Malta Philharmonic orchestra, singers, stage designers, foreign actors and several choir singers that has achieved a very high standard of performance through many past years. The programme also features classical and symphonic music and vocal performances.

Festival Mediterranea details

  • Venue: Astra Theatre, Rabat, Gozo
  • When: To Be Announced Later

11. Malta Maritime Summit 2020

The Malta Maritime Summit was launched in 2018 as an international conference held every year bringing together the various stake holders. The summit already had a great response with participants coming form 21 different countries.
It aims to draw the most important maritime collaborators and specialists from various countries around the world to share their views on the most hot topics in the industry and the way forward in this industry.

Over the years Malta was classified at the top of the European maritime league and sixth in the world, Malta has become a major flag player but has also consolidated its position in other aspects of the maritime industry.

Malta Maritime Summit details

  • Organiser: Malta Maritime Summit
  • Venue: To Be Announced Later
  • When: Monday 5th to Friday 9th October 2020

12. Delta Summit 2020

  • LocationMFCC, Ta' Qali
  • When: To Be Announced Later
  • TimeTo Be Announced Later

13. Malta Innovation Summit 2020

It is the summit that brings together local and international innovators to discuss, gain experience from each participant and putting into practice what has been achieved.

The Malta Innovative Summit has a specific aim of bringing together those persons and organisations that are constantly pushing forward innovation within their organisations. The gathering can be attended by top executives, managers, professionals, teachers, professors, architects, designers, all those persons who work to push forward development by inspiration.

Malta Innovation Summit details

  • Venue: Hilton Hotel, St. Julian's
  • When: To Be Announced Later
  • Time: 08:00

14. International Kite & Wind Festival

The ancient tradition of kite flying is being organised at the village of Gharb in Gozo. It is an opportunity to feel part of nature, to experience the joys of this old tradition both for adults and children. The International Kite & Wind Festival will be guided by traditional and qualified kite experts.

It takes place near the San Dimitri chapel on the north side of the village of Gharb on high ground where flying will not be difficult. All this will be complemented with food stalls and entertainment to embellish the festival to all those who visit and does not have any kite to fly.

International Kite & Wind Festival details

  • Venue: Gharb, Gozo
  • When: To Be Announced Later
  • Time: To Be Announced Later
  • Contact: +356 2156 0556

Other Activities During This Month

Activities in Malta October

in guardia parade

  • Venue: Fort St. Elmo, Valletta
  • When: Sunday 11th, 18th & 25th October 2020
  • Time: 11:00 - 11:45
  • Price: €10 - Aduts / €7 - Children

Boxing Match

  • Event: Boxing Match
  • Featuring: Christian 'Coqqos' Schembri; Haithem Laamouz; Niclas Elfstedt; Clarence Goyeram; and many more! 
  • Venue: Montekristo Estate, Malta
  • When: Friday 2nd October 2020
  • Time: Doors open at 19:00. First fight starts at 20:00.
  • Price: €50 VIP
  • Includes: Seated at VIP table. Free hot and cold finger food. Free bottles of wine on the table. 


  • LocationMFCC, Ta' Qali
  • When: To Be Announced Later


  • Venue: 111 Art Gallery, Ta' Xbiex
  • When: Friday 9th to Friday 23rd October 2020
  • Time: 19:00

hermitage: the power of art

  • Venue: Eden Cinemas, St. Julian's
  • When: Friday 9th to Sunday 11th October 2020
  • Time: 20:45 - 22:30

bee biscuit workshop at palazzo falson

  • Venue: Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum, Mdina
  • When: Saturday 10th October 2020
  • Time: 10:30 - 12:30


  • Venue: Marfa Point
  • When: Friday 16th to Saturday 17th October 2020
  • Time: 08:00

circuits festival 2020

  • Venue: Spazju Kreattiv, Kalkara
  • When: Saturday 17th to Friday 30th October 2020
  • Time: 20:00

stevie nicks 24 karat gold the concert

  • Venue: Eden Cinemas, St. Julian's
  • When: Wednesday 21st to Sunday 25th October 2020
  • Time: 20:45

frida kahlo

  • Venue: Eden Cinemas, St. Julian's
  • When: Friday 30th October to Sunday 1st November 2020
  • Time: 20:45 - 22:45

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