In June, the island starts becoming more and more alive, as it makes its way into the beginning of summer! The rain starts decreasing, temperatures get warmer and the streets get busier. This month offers Malta’s residents and visitors ample events, activities, feasts and festivals to attend. Apart from events, this month also has two public holidays and one international celebration.
Public Holidays & Celebrations
Sette Giugno – 7th June
St Peter’s & St Paul’s Feast – 29th June
Father’s Day – 16th June
Local Village Feasts
Madonna ta’ Fatima, Gwardamangia – 2nd June
St Philip of Agira, Zebbug – 9th June
Holy Trinity, Marsa – 16th June
Corpus Christi Procession – 20th June
Christ the Savior in the Eucharist, Rabat – 23rd June
St George, Qormi – 30th June
Events & Activities
Valletta Concours D’Elegance – 9th June
If you love vintage cars, then this event is a must visit for you! The Valletta Concours d’Elegance will take place inside the walls of the baroque capital city of Malta, Valletta. Last year, Valletta was awarded as the European Capital City of Culture. At this event you can find some of the finest local and international automobiles.
For more information visit – https://www.vallettaconcoursdelegance.com/
Triathlon – 9th June
This established athletic event is done annually and is sought by many foreigners and locals. In fact, many people visit the island so they can participate in the race. For further information about the race, kindly visit – https://www.triathlonmalta.org/calendar-of-events.html
Adobe on the Rock, Gozo – 14 -17th June
Following last year’s success, Adobe On The Rock 2019 will bring to you one of the best line ups ever! Here you can find many people partying and dancing together to celebrate this wonderful festival. Furthermore, what makes this festival even more special is it location. Unlike most festivals, ADOBE will be taking place in Gozo. You can find more information via – https://abodeontherock.com/
Valletta Film Festival – 14 -23rd June
One of the largest of its kind! Here you can find over 40 movies being featured and an additional 25 short films. The screening of the movies will be in various locations across Valletta, such as Fort St Elmo, Pjazza San Gorg and Pjazza Teatru Rjal. Visit Valletta Film Festival for more information.
L-Imnarja – 29th June
One of the most awaited traditional annual event. The feast is held to honor St Paul and St Peter within the Mdina Cathedral. Furthermore, in Buskett, you can find the traditional folklore celebrations. Here you find ample traditional artifacts, food, drinks, music and dances. In addition to that, many farmers bring their animals to show them off on the day. You can find from small rabbits and chickens to large bulls and horses. For more information visit – https://www.maltaculture.com/