Events in the City
Valletta Baroque festival is one of Europe's most prestigious festivals for years, the festival is known for its eclectic program of music from the early 17th and 18th centuries! The festival will take place in different venues from the 11th to the 29th of January.More info
The Malta Jazz Festival celebrates its 32nd edition this year which will take place between the 11th and 16th July in different locations across Valletta. The international jazz community considers this event as a "real" jazz festival that presents jazz music in all its forms, as it offers a panorama of musicMore info
Between the 20th to the 22nd of May watch Valletta come to life as we celebrate our Maltese Carnival (that was postponed from March). A colourful spectacle, where prizes are awarded for the best artistic dances, costumes and allegorical floats which are led by the King of Carnival (Maltese: Ir Re Tal Carnival)More info
The Roman Catholic Church celebrates Our Lady of Sorrows on Friday 8th April, Good Friday on Friday 15th April and Easter Sunday on the 17th of April with various processions around Valletta and the island.
Passers-by will be greeted with a magical atmosphere full of colourful projections and music at St George’s Square, Valletta.
This event is part of the Valletta Cultural Agency’s Christmas in the City programme, taking place from the 22nd November till the 24th December in the main squares, strategic locations and the quaint streets of Valletta. Christmas lights and decorations can continue to be enjoyed till the first week of January.More info
As from the 22nd November, enjoy the Christmas Tree in Freedom Square, in front of Parliament as well as the trees in Republic Street and Merchants Street. Christmas lights can be enjoyed in Republic Street and Merchants Street and Archbishop Street as part of the VCA’s Christmas in the City program.
The crib will this year be situated at St John’s Square, next to St John’s co-Cathedral.More info