Activities In Malta October 2023

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

Date Last Updated: 3rd June 2023

The activities in Malta for October 2023 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.

Make sure you don't miss out on all the fun events and things to do in Malta during October!

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Top 14 Events In October

Activities in Malta October

1. Notte Bianca 2023

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: To be announced
  • Phone+356 2339 7000

2. Malta Classic 2023

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 5th to Sunday 8th October 2023
  • Phone: +356 2133 9165

3. Rolex Middle Sea Race 2023

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 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.

rolex middle sea race details

  • Organiser: Rolex Middle Sea Race
  • Venue: Valletta
  • When: Saturday 21st October 2023
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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: Saturday 21st October 2023
  • Contact: +356 2122 2020

5. Birgufest 2023

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 13h to Saturday 14th October 2023

6. Bla Kondixin 2023

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.
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7. Malta Maritime Summit 2023

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
  • When: To be announced.

Malta Top Things To Do

Activities in Malta October

Quad Bike Adventure In Gozo + Lunch + Powerboat Ride

Gozo Jeep tour, Click Here

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

Hypogeum tour, Click Here

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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