Gozo Opera Season

The island of Gozo has two opera houses in Ir-Rabat, the Astra Theatre, and the Aurora Opera House. Each puts on at least one fully staged opera a year, often with international soloists.

Rolex Middle Sea Race

This year, the Rolex Middle Sea Race has its 32nd anniversary. From Valletta’s harbour, about 70 cruisers embark on a 606-sea-mile journey.

Birgu Festival

Birgufest, which was once known as Birgu by night, has grown in popularity over the past years.

Notte Bianca

Palaces and museums are open till late with special discounts on entry, some are also free such as the President’s Palace.

Mdina Classic

The Mdina Grand Prix Classic Car Event is held every year in the month of October.

Independence Day

Malta won its political independence from Great Britain in September 1964.

Victory Day

The 8th of September is a very special holiday in Malta, as it encompasses three different events.

The Farsons Great Beer Festival

At the Farsons Great Beer Festival in the small village of Ta’ Qali, it’s all about good music, good food and, of course, good beer.

Malta Jazz Festival

Three Mediterranean nights full of international jazz in one unique, spectacular scenery beneath Valletta’s stronghold and in front of the great docks

L´Imnarja Summer Folk Festival

This festivity dates back even before the arrival of the Knights Hospitaller in 1530.

Malta International Arts Festival

The Malta International Arts Festival takes place every year and offers a wide variety of art, such as theatre, dance, music, and painting.

Arti Fil-Misraħ

The streets of the northern town Mellieħa are transformed every Friday in July.

Isle of MTV Malta Special

The annual Isle of MTV event attracts more than 50,000 visitors each year.

Malta Music Week

The Malta Music Week marks the end of another scholastic year and the start to another fabulous summer ahead in Malta.

Village Festivals

All year long, you can experience the history and tradition of Malta up close

Changing of the Guards

Every last Friday of the month at 10.30am a parade commences in St George’s Square in Valletta.


Six times per year, Fort St. Elmo gives you a very special impression of Malta’s history.