Malta Events for 2019

The Calendar of What’s On Month by Month
Things to do on the Islands

In Malta exciting things to visit and do are plenty.  One can explore Malta streets and promenades full of shops, lovely beaches, good restaurants, to fill yourself up with good food.

You can also take certain excursions in Malta. Other things to do in Malta are the festivals, Malta festas and fireworks which you find throughout summer and also during the other months.

Look up the Maltese calendar of events on the site and you will find what is happening every month on our beautiful island. You can also find the links for the activities of Malta on every monthly page.

On our site you will find them included month by month.  Every month you will find which activities are held here in Malta.  The links will help and guide you accordingly.  Included are the Maltese national holidays.

January - Jannar
January - Jannar

Public Holidays:
- New Years Day

Festival:
- Valletta International Baroque Festival
- Citrus Festival

Events:
- First Night - New Year's Eve Celebrations
- Bethlehem F'Ghajnsielem
- X Factor Live Shows

Activities:
-
Central Academy of Arts
- Central International Music Master Classes
- Continuation of Pantos and Crib exhibitions
- Attard 10K Race

Music Competitions:
-
 Central International Music Competition
- Malta International Violin Making Competition
- Valletta International Piano Competition
- Valletta International Piano Festival Opening 'Piano & Cello Duo

Charity:
- Marathon Dar tal-Providenza

January Activities

Malta's Top Half-Day Tours

February - Frar
February - Frar

- Carnival
- Gualitana Festival of Music
- Valentines Day

Public Holiday:
-
St. Paul's Shipwreck

Music Competitions:
-
Central International Music Competition
- Malta International Violin Making Competition
- Valletta International Piano Competition
- Valletta International Piano Festival Opening 'Piano & Cello Duo

Marathon:
- Vodafone Malta Marathon

Shows:
- International Cat Show

February Activities
March - Marzu
March - Marzu

- Spring Equinox

Sports Event:
- Malta Marathon, Half Marathon & Walkathon

Public Holidays:
- Freedom Day - Regatta Races (Boat Races)
- St. Joseph

Celebrations:
- Carnival
- St. Patrick's Day

Fairs:
-
Amitex Holiday Show
- The MFCC Warehouse Sales

March Activities
Arts Festival Malta
April - April
April - April

- Gozo Half Marathon

Festivals in Malta:
-
International Spring Orchestra Festival
- Malta International Scrabble Festival
- Malta International Fireworks Festival
- Stawberry Festival
- Malta International Music Festival
- Malta World Music Festival

Holy Week & Easter:

- Exhibitions and Pageants - Days may vary
- Good Friday and Easter Sunday Processions - Days may vary
- Il-Mixja Tal-Gimgha Kbira (Puttinu Cares Walk) - Happens on the night of Maundy Thursday to Good Friday Morning.

April Activities

Comino & Gozo Cruises

May - Mejju
May - Mejju

- Puttinu Football Marathon
- The Great Spring Horticultural Show

Public Holidays:
-
Workers Day

Celebrations:
- Mother's Day

Festivals:
-
Irkotta Fest
- Malta Fashion Week & Awards
- Valletta Green Festival
- Beland Music Festival
- Mdina Medieval Festival
- Mechanised Ground Fireworks
- Lost & Found Festival
- Earth Garden

May Activities
June - Ġunju
June - Ġunju

- Malta Pride Week
- MFCC Trade Fair - Ta' Qali

Public Holidays:
- L-Imnarja
- Sette Giugno

Celebrations:
- Father's Day

Festivals:
-
Ghanafest
- L-Imnarja - Activities
- Malta International Arts Festival
- Valletta Film Festival
- Victoria International Arts Festival
- Malta International Wine Festival - Cospicua

Malta Music Festival:
- Malta International Music Festival
- Mellieha International Music Festival

June Activities
Arts Festival Valletta Malta
July - Lulju
July - Lulju

- Il-Fiera il-Kbira (The Big Fair)
- Infjorata
- The Malta International Music Masters Classes
- The Malta International Music Competition

Malta Festival Events:
- Malta International Jazz Festival
- Mellieha Nights
- The Marsovin Summer Wine Festival
- The Farsons Beer Festival
- The Malta International Food Festival
- The Malta International Composition Competition Festival
- Malta Music Week - Isle of MTV
- Tomorrowland

Charity:
-
OhloqTbissima - MSSP fund raising for missionary work
- BOV Volleyball Marathon

July Activities
August - Awissu
August - Awissu

Public Holiday:
- Santa Marija

Festivals:
-
Malta Mediterranean Literature Festival
- Marsovin Grape Harvest Feast
- The Delicata Classic Wine Festival - Malta & Gozo
- The Malta Summer Carnival

Concert:
-  Joseph Calleja Concert

Charity:
- The Ball of the August Moon

August Activities
September - Settembru
September - Settembru

- Regatta - Traditional Boat Races

Public Holidays:
-
Independence Day
- Victory Day

Malta Festival Events:
-
Malta International Music Bands Festival
- L-Ghanja tal-Poplu - Festival tal-Kanzunetta Maltija
- Qala International Folk Festival
- Qormi Wine Festival
- Zejt Iz-Zejtun
- Science in the City - Malta's Science & Arts Festival

Commemorations:
-
Commemoration of the Great Siege
- George Cross Commemoration

Charity:
-
The 60 Hour Football & Volleyball Marathon in aid of Puttinu Cares

September Activities
Colourful projections during Malta Arts Festival
October - Ottubru
October - Ottubru

- Daylight Saving Time Ends
- Fjakkolata - A Celebration of Life
- Halloween
- Home & Interiors Fair
- Pink October Run - Breast Cancer Awareness Run
- Rolex Middle Sea Race

Shows:
- Military Tattoo
- Malta Tattoo Expo

Gozo Opera Events:
-
Astra Theatre Opera Gozo
- Aurora Theatre Opera Gozo

Festivals:
-
Birgufest
- Festival Mediterranea
- Hamrun Chocolate Festival
- Mdina Classic Car Grand Prix
- Notte Bianca
- International Cat Show
- Pumpkin Fest

October Activities
November - Novembru
November - Novembru

- RC 44 Valletta Cup
- Weddings & Events Fair
- Ziguzajg

Church Feast:
-
All Saints and All Souls Day

Festivals:
-
Malta International Organ Festival
- Three Palaces Festival
- The Malta International Darts Open
- The Malta Book Festival

Sports:
- The Malta International Darts Open

Charity:
- The President's Solidarity Fun Run
- 5 Aside Football Marathon - Moviment Kerygma

November Activities
Summer street festivals Malta
December - Diċembru
December - Diċembru

- Bank Holiday
- New Years Eve

Public Holidays:
- Christmas Day
- Feast of the Immaculate Conception
- Republic Day

Festivals:
-
The Gozo International Choir Festival
- The Malta International Christmas Festival

Christmas Activities:
- Black Friday
- Cribs
- Pantos
- Valletta Waterfront Activities
- Mieled Melliehi
- The Malta International Christmas Festival

Charity:
- L-Istrina - National Fundraising for Malta Community Chest Fund

December Activities

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