Brass bands, beautifully decorated churches, food stalls, and amazing fireworks. Malta’s summer months are characterised by traditional village feasts, or ‘festas’ which form an important part of the Maltese culture. If visiting Malta during the summer months, a visit to a festa is highly recommended!

Upcoming feasts:

Feasts s in Malta and Gozo in August

  5th – St. Dominic, Valletta

– St. Peter in Chains, Birzebbuga

– Our Lady of Lourdes, San Gwann

– St. Joseph, Qala Gozo

  6th – Christ Our Saviour, Hal Lija

  10th – St. Laurence, Vittoriosa

  12th – St. Laurence, San Lawrenz, Gozo

– San Gaetan, Hamrun

  15th – The Assumption of Our Lady:

Mqabba

Qrendi

Mosta

Gudja

Attard

Ghaxaq

Victoria

Birkirkara

Hal-Muxi Zebbug

    19th – The Assumption of Our Lady, Comino

Our Lady Star of the Sea, Stella Maris Parish, Sliema

St. Leonard, Kirkop

The Assumption of Our Lady, Zebbug, Gozo

Assumption of Our Lady, Mgarr

The Assumption of Our Lady, Dingli

Our Lady of Lourdes, Paola

St. Helen of Constantinople, Birkirkara

 

   26th – St. Bartholomew, Gharghur

 St. Joseph, Manikata

 Maria Regina, Marsa

 Conversion of St. Paul, Hal Safi

 St. Julian, St. Julian’s

 St. Dominic, Vittoriosa

 Our Lady of Loreto, Ghajnsielem

Feasts in Malta and Gozo in September

  2nd St. Catherine, Zurrieq

 St. Gregory the Great, Sliema

 St. Francis of Assisi, Qawra

Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Xlendi, Gozo

   8th – The Nativity of Our Lady:

Naxxar

Mellieha

Senglea

Xaghra, Gozo

 

    9th – Our Lady of Graces, Zabbar

    16th – Madonna tal-Ħniena – Bir id-Deheb, Żejtun

    16th – St. Augustine, Valletta, Santu Wistin Parish

 

Feasts in Malta and Gozo in October

6th – Our Lady of the Girdle, Valletta

    7th – Our lady of the Rosary, Gudja

    28th – Our lady of the Girdle, Gudja

 

Feasts in Malta and Gozo in November

    18th – St. John of the Cross, Ta’Xbiex

Feasts in Malta and Gozo in December

8th – Immaculate Conception, Cospicua

9th – Santa Lucija, Santa Lucija, Gozo

13th – St. Lucy, Mtarfa

16th – Santa Lucia, Kercem, Gozo

 

Source: www.maltainfoguide.com

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