In September, the summer starts to slowly come to an end. You can start feeling the small changes in the weather, like getting dark earlier, cooler breezes and it is also known to do a couple of storms during this month. Nonetheless, there is still so much to do and visit in September. In this article you will discover some of the top things to do, during the month of September, 2019.
Local Village Feasts
1st of September
San Girgor – Sliema
Santa Katerina – Zurrieq
Madonna tal – Grazzja – Zabbar
Events & Activities
8th September – Victory Day
A day dedicated to celebrating three historic events in Malta, which are the victory of the Knights of St John in 1565, the rebellion against the French troops in 1800 and Italy’s surrender in 1943. On this day, the regatta in the Grand Harbour is held and is one of the biggest on throughout the year.
Also on 8th September, the annual Malta Triathlon is also held in Bahar ic-Caghaq. This is now an established event which is sought by many locals and foreigners in Malta.
14th September – ELROW
After its success in Barcelona, Dubai, New York and Ibiza, the electronic music festival will be hitting the island this month! The festival will be organised at Numero Uno and is hosting some of the most popular House and Techno Dj’s in the world. Apart from the awesome music, the Elrow festival is known for its unique circus like themes, dancing and entertainment.
15th September – Go Sport Attard 5k
This year a marathon of 5k is commencing from Attard. To learn more about participating, visit www.maltamarathon.com
21st September – Independence Day
Many people gather in front of the Independence monument in Valletta to celebrate and remember the day Malta got its independence from Britain in 1964. During the day, you can also find ceremonies, mass at St John’s Cathedral and a march by the Armed Force of Malta. On the day the President of Malta will also be give the salute.
28th September – Zejt Iz- Zejtun
Celebrating Malta’s culture and traditions in the south town of Zejtun. The festival commences with the blessing of the freshly harvested olives and then followed by the blessings of animals, which is held at San Girgor’s parish church. Later during the day you can find musical entertainment, drinks and Maltese food.