The Top Summer Events in Malta

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From Music Events to Wine Festivals – Summer Cannot Get Any Better in Malta


Summer is the most popular time of the year in Malta and Gozo. From days by the beach to popular festivals, summer events in Malta are difficult to resist. A rise in temperature is synonymous with a rise in events so make sure to visit the islands during this prime time!


Take a look at the best summer events in Malta that are not worth missing.


Malta Music Week including Isle of MTV Malta

One of the top summer events in Malta and one of the biggest yearly events is Malta Music Week. This event usually takes place at the end of June or during the beginning of July. This week also includes the very famous festival of Isle of MTV. The week is celebrated through music parties across the island and international artists performing their famous hit songs.


Malta International Arts Festival

The Malta International Arts Festival (end of June – beginning of July) brings together art enthusiasts from all over the world. Performances by local and international artists, from various arts scenes, come from different genres such as dance, theatre, music, poetry and film. The aim of this festival is to create an environment that aspires and lets art thrive. The celebration of art is key.

Isle of MTV

Valletta Film Festival

The Valletta Film Festival happens every year during the month of June. For ten days, Malta’s capital city is transformed into a live cinema, showing various short films, screenings and artistic events. Masterclasses and workshops are also organised during this festival.


Delicata Wine Festival

This popular event takes place at the Upper Barrakka Gardens in August and it is ideal for wine fanatics. Hosted by local wine brewers, Delicata, this top summer event in Malta is perfect to test out classic and/or new wines while enjoying a blissful breeze and live music.


The Farsons Beer Festival

Organised by local brewers Farsons, this festival is one for the beer lovers. Live music, food stalls, and of course beer – all happening on the Maltese Islands at Ta’ Qali! The Farsons Beer Festival is a week-long festival that is held in July and stretches out to August. You cannot miss this one in summer!

Farsons Beer Festival

Glitch Festival

Happening in August, Glitch Festival is one for the party animals. House and techno fans will love this event in Malta. Gianpula Village is turned into six stages, from rooftop parties to secret cave raves. Get your party mode on!


Malta Jazz Festival

This festival is one of the best jazz music festivals on the island. Frequented by both locals and tourists, the Malta Jazz Festival consists of local and international acts – all the top jazz artists and music in one location. Happening at Ta’ Liesse in Valletta, usually in July – this event is certainly not to be missed.

Malta Jazz Festival

Are you planning your summer holiday? It’s clear that Malta will give you the opportunity to experience summer events at their best! Book your summer holiday with AX Hotels today.


Photo Credits go to Viewing Malta, Farsons Beer Festival

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