Activities In Malta September 2024

What's Events In Malta September Are Happening

Date Updated: 15th April 2024

The island buzzes with energy as we transition from summer to autumn! Enjoy events like the Rockestra, the Malta International Airshow and the last few summer village feasts. Enjoy the weather while it is still very hot with slightly milder temperatures.

This guide explores the best activities, attractions, and events in September, offering valuable insights, tips, and answers to FAQs.

Experience the charm, cultural allure, and pleasant weather that make September an ideal time to explore Malta!

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What To Do Whilst Here In malta in september

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september Events In Malta

Explore the charm of September with an annual events schedule that embodies the essence of the season. Take a peek at the following and browse the monthly events by taking a look at the following.

1. Malta Airshow 2024

The Malta International Air Show attracts many visitors. It is held at the Malta International Airport aprons where several countries send their military aircraft to be displayed. The visitors have the opportunity to see them very closely and even go inside them. In Malta, many enthusiasts surely remain at the airshow from morning to dusk taking photos and talking to the pilots to learn more about their aircraft.

The peak of the show is on the final day which features a spectacular aerial display of the different aircraft but especially a display by one of the several worlds remounted display teams such as the Red Arrows, Patrouille de France or the Frecce Tricolori from Italy or the Spanish team Patruila Aguoila. Every year there is a different team to give their display.

malta airshow details

  • Organizer: Malta Aviation Society and Ministry of Tourism
  • Venue: Luqa
  • When: To be held on the last weekend of September but dates still not announced.

2. EuroPride Valletta 2024

Malta Pride Week celebrates the annual gay event which takes place in September where several foreigners join their Maltese counterparts for this week-long incredible gathering in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea.

It features street celebrations, LGBT pride-coloured floats, and a march which takes place in the capital city, Valletta. Concerts, a fashion night display, a pride pool party and boat parties. The after-pride dance party features top local & international DJs.

pride week 2024 details

  • Venue: Various locations
  • When: To be Announced
Click here for Pride Week Events

3. The Malta International Folk Festival

  • Organizer: Euroart Production
  • Venue: All Maltese Islands
  • When: Friday 27th to Sunday 29th September 2024
Click here for details

4. Rockestra 2024

Rockestra is a highly anticipated rock concert which is organized yearly by the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra. All profits are passed over to the Malta Community Chest Fund to help many people in need of medical treatment.  It is held at the MFCC Malta Fairs and Conventions Centre, Millennium Stand, Ta' Qali.

It is the place where you can hear music and sing to the great classics of rock. The philharmonic orchestra has the potential to rock the concert where rock classics are played by Queen's greatest hits, Led Zeppelin which was regarded as the first heavy metal band, the famous Rolling Stones and not least the rock band Pink Floyd. Local artists perform the singling accompanied by the orchestra.

rockestra event details

  • Venue: MFCC, Ta' Qali
  • When: To be announced.
Click here for details

5. Science In The City

Malta’s Science and Arts Festival transformed the capital city Valletta into a vibrant evening visited by people from all walks of life, not least many students who are interested in spheres of science subjects and who themselves exhibit their school projects.

The capital is transformed into a blend of science and art with hands-on installations, theatre, science shows, live experiments and talks. These are some of the topics you will encounter, it is the occasion where you understand how with the use of science you can improve the world around you so just be there.

Science in the City is part of the EU-wide celebration, European Researchers’ Night. It is co-funded by the European Union’s Horizon Europe Research and Innovation Programme, under grant agreement No 101061120, the Arts Council Malta (ACM), Esplora STEM Engagement fund, Truststamp, Ministry for Education, Sport, Youth, Research and Innovation​, and several corporate sponsors. It is recognised by Europe for Festivals and Festivals for Europe (EFFE).

science in the city details

  • Organiser: Science in the City Malta
  • Venue: Valletta - Biskuttin Garden & Triton Square
  • Time: 18:00 - 23:00 (Both Days)
  • When: Friday 27th and Saturday 28th September 2024
Click here for details

6. 2024 Intersport Attard 5k run & walk

Several participants take part in the Attard 5-kilometre race with participants from the age of 11 years. It starts and finishes from Pitkali Road which is close to the old people’s home Dar Santa Katarina. The route goes up to Ta’ Qali, out to the main Rabat road and back to Attard.

It is organized by the Malta Marathon Organising Committee where the owners of the race are the Attard Local Council. It is open to participants from Malta and also to foreigners. Application details are found and all related information regarding the participants is found on the race website.

2024 Intersport Attard 5k run & walk details

  • Organiser: Malta Marathon Organising Committee
  • Venue: H'Attard
  • When: Sunday 15th September 2024

7. The Delicata Classic Wine Festival Gozo

Nadur village through the collaboration of the Local Council and Emmanuel Delicata family winemakers brings to life again the annual wine festival attracting many Maltese, tourists and Gozitans alike.

It is held during August when the islands enjoy many visitors who come here to relax so too this festival blends itself well.

It takes place at the Nadur garden overlooking a panoramic view of Gozo, the evenings blend themselves very well with wines, food entertainment and atmosphere. Upon arriving you can buy a souvenir wine glass where you can enjoy a variety of 20 Maltese-grown grapes Syrah, Merlot, Sauvignon, Chardonnay and others.

Live entertainment is provided every night of the three-day festival by Maltese and Gozitan musicians.

Details About Wine Festival Gozo

  • Organiser: Emmanuel Delicata Winemaker
  • Location: Ġnien Il-Kunsill, Nadur, Gozo
  • When: Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th August 2024
  • Time: 19:00 to 24:00
  • Website: www.delicata.com

8. Tech Runners

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Tech Runners by MelaTech is a tech event in which leading speakers, local and international will be sharing content relating to .NET, Java, React, Angular, BI, Data, Cloud engineering, Cybersecurity and AI in a fun and interactive manner. This is a full day event, featuring three keynote speakers and over fourteen contributors. Attendees will be able to join, learn and pick up practical tips and takeaways to apply in their IT roles. Tech Runners will also feature opportunities for networking over lunch and coffee breaks. Join us for some amazing content and fun experiences!

details about Tech Runners

  • Location: Portomaso Suite, Hilton, Malta
  • Date: Friday 27th September 2024
Check out more information here

9. village feasts for september

You will also have the opportunity to experience the vibrant Maltese village feasts where culture and faith come together. These local religious feasts combine music, fireworks, processions, liturgies, and bright street decorations into a harmonious fusion that will captivate you. Enjoy a distinct cultural encounter and lifelong memory.

Take a look at the September Malta Village Feasts calendar.

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  • There are more than 300 exclusive deals on restaurants, clothes, and activities available to you.
  • Pre-booking and redeeming excursions and activities are recommended before visiting Malta.
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Weather In Malta In september

The last of the summer heat makes Malta in September an ideal month for a vacation getaway. The weather is perfect for sunbathing and cruises, with long, sunny days and mild evenings. In the late summer, the weather is pleasant and warm, which is ideal for outdoor pursuits like hiking and beach trips. A steady drop in sea levels, sporadic downpours, and 10 hours of sunlight each day are expected. Take in the seaside scenery, visit sights, and savour the warmth of late summer before fall arrives.

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What To Do In Malta On Your Holiday In september

See what entertaining activities are available in Valletta, Gozo, and Malta in May. Discover the historical splendour of Malta and the peace of Gozo at every turn. Discover Valletta's vibrant culture first-hand.

Things To Do In Malta In september

  • Explore the winding, historic streets of Mdina, stop by St. Paul's Cathedral, and take in the breathtaking views over the bastions.
  • Malta International Airshow offers exciting aircraft demonstrations and aerobatic performances every year.
  • During your visit to Fort St. Angelo, you will be able to enjoy the medieval splendour of Birgu.
  • The Ta' Qali Crafts Village preserves traditional Maltese craftsmanship allowing you to discover Malta's cultural heritage.
  • Spend a day exploring the coast of Malta and Comino. This is the best way to see the whole of the island and spot the popular landmarks along the way.

Things To Do In Gozo In september

  • Take a leisurely walk alongside the amazing Ta' Cenc Cliffs and experience the incredible beauty of the natural environment.
  • Discover the respected beauty and spiritual miracles of the famous Ta' Pinu Basilica while experiencing divine peace.
  • Gozo Island offers stunning scenery, an abundance of historical significance, and a wealth of cultural treasures.
  • Experience the tranquillity of Marsalforn Bay, a charming village by the sea with a lively promenade.
  • During a visit to the Citadel, see the expansive views of Victoria and surrounding villages while exploring its medieval walls, old houses, and streets.

Things To Do In Valletta In september

  • Take a stroll around Valletta's UNESCO-listed streets and take in the city's rich historical atmosphere and architecture.
  • Explore Malta's military history by visiting Fort St. Elmo and its National War Museum.
  • For a cultural excursion, take a fascinating boat ride to the neighbouring Three Cities, Vittoria, Senglea, and Cospicua.
  • At the Upper Barrakka Gardens, perched atop the old Knights of St John fortifications, experience the surroundings and sweeping views of Grand Harbour.
  • Malta 5D cinema offers thrilling interactive experiences for an interesting journey through Malta's history.
  • Discover the splendour of the Valletta Churches, which have a variety of architectural styles, historical significance, and artistic treasures.

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Best Beaches In Malta For september

With our assistance, explore the grandeur of the enchanted island by going through a carefully prepared list of must-see sights. We promise an extensive and unforgettable journey.

Ramla Bay

Ramla Bay in Gozo island.

Further away from the villages of Xaghra and Nadur lies Ramla Bay, Gozo's largest sandy beach. An oasis of tranquillity, its reddish-gold sand is reached via Nadur's main road.

Gnejna Bay

Gnejna Bay in Malta.

Gnejna Bay is a magnificent seaside retreat in Malta with golden sands, blue waters, and breathtaking cliffs that beckon tourists to enjoy the tranquillity and natural beauty of the area.

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  • Malta's historical sights can be explored independently or with a guide.
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UNESCO World Heritage Sites In Malta

Explore the Megalithic Temples to become fully immersed in Malta's rich cultural legacy, echoing with Neolithic echoes and ancient architecture.

Ggantija Temples

Ggantija Temples in Malta Gozo.

Known as the Ggantija Temples, Malta's ancient Neolithic temples predate Stonehenge and Egypt's pyramids in terms of spiritual and creative energy.

Ta' Hagrat Temples

Ta' Hagrat Temples in Malta.

Within Ta' Hagrat, a UNESCO World Heritage Site near Mgarr settlement, two well-preserved megalithic temples are dating back to 3300–3000 BC.

where to stay in malta during september

When planning your vacation in Malta, consider the proximity of the activities you plan to do. Despite being a small country, all parts are easily accessible thanks to its public transportation network. When you are looking for accommodations near Valletta's historic capital, Gozo's beautiful island, shopping, or cultural activities, consider lodging in these areas. Consider renting a car to improve convenience and make getting around the island easier to other areas where there are several hotels to choose from.

A wide selection of accommodation options and reasonable rates can be found on Booking.com to help you plan your trip.

Here are a few September events and activities in Malta to help you organize your summer vacation more effectively. Exploring the many possibilities available on the island. The month of September promises to be an enriching visit, making for a memorable and rewarding journey. We aim to be your guide. Try Malta in August or October if you decide to adjust your holiday plans.

Frequently Asked Questions For Activities In Malta September

Is September in Malta a good time to visit?

When summer ends and autumn arrives in Malta, September is a great month to come because of the beautiful weather. You can enjoy the sun without the searing heat at the height of summer thanks to the lower temperatures. As the number of visitors drops, the atmosphere at the beaches and attractions becomes more laid back. The sea is still warm, and the region's culture is on display at many events.

Can visitors participate in the celebrations at the village feasts, and how do the inhabitants celebrate?

Guests are welcome to participate in Maltese village feasts. All these festivities include religious ceremonies, elaborate processions, delicious traditional foods, brass band marches, breathtaking fireworks displays, and charming street decorations. Experience the rich Maltese culture during these special celebrations. These events are open to the public and invite visitors to be a part of them.

What is the cost of Malta in September?

September sees a gradual decline in the number of tourists arriving, but rates will still be high because of the excellent weather the Maltese islands continue to have. At the same time, the prices of tourist attractions remain fixed. Costs for meals, shopping, and transportation are usually constant all year round.

How packed is September in Malta?

Malta becomes a serene destination in September when compared to August when there is less visitor activity. September is a great month to come because of the milder weather and fewer tourists on the beautiful beaches. In the middle of an exciting calendar of cultural events, tourists nevertheless enjoy visiting historical monuments and beaches, which fosters a relaxed environment.

more upcoming events in malta

Apart from these events mentioned on this page, you can find more activities in Malta for September from the following links.

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