Date Last Updated: 23rd July 2022
The activities in Malta for October 2022 is full of exciting events such as the Notte Bianca, Rolex Middle Sea, Malta Classic and much more.
During this month the weather starts to get cooler but we still have sunny days which are exceptionally warm.
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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.
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.
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 2021 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Proceeds of this concert go to SmilingWithJerome
Apart from these events mentioned on this page, you can find more activities in Malta for September from the following links.