August is the hottest month of the year in Malta and you can expect blue skies, sunny days and on some days, warm Sirroco winds. You can find many feasts to enjoy and apart form that, you can also find marathons, events and festivals happening during this month. In this article, you will find mentioned, the local village feasts for August and also a list of the most popular events to visit, while visiting in Malta. In the middle of the month, you can also find one of the most popular and awaited feasts throughout the year – Santa Marija Feast. Many companies shut their operations for 7-14 days.
Local Village Feasts
San Pietru fil Ktajjen – Birzebbuga
San Duminku – Valletta
San Guzepp – Qala
Ta’ Lourdes – San Gwann
Is – Salvatur – Hal Lija
San Lawrenz – Birgu
San Lawrenz – Gozo
San Gejtanu – Hamrun
Santa Marija – Several Localities around Malta
Sant Elena – Birkirkara
Stella Maris – Sliema
San Leonard – Kirkop
Madonna ta Loretu – Ghajnsielem
Maria Regina – Marsa
San Bartilmew – Gharghur
San Duminku – Birgu
San Giljan – St Julian’s
Events & Activities
09th August – Annual Pyrotechnic Display la Notte Di San Lorenzo
A beautiful show of fireworks at the Grand Harbour. This annual pyrotechnic fireworks show is synchronised to music and you can get the best display of it at the Vittoriosa Regatta Club.
11th August – Triathlon
The cross country national championship triathlon will commence at 7am from Bahar ic Caghaq. This is now a recognised annual athletic event that is sought by many local and foreign participants. For more information visit Triathlon Malta.
14th – 16th August – Glitch Festival
One of the most popular festivals in the country. Following the previous successful 3 editions of Glitch, this year the festival will host some of the most popular artists world wide. Thousands of electronic music enthusiasts from around the world gather at Gianpula Village and celebrate together. For more information about the event visit Glitch Festival 2019.
16th -18th August – Summer Carnival
The summer carnival is celebrated on a smaller scale than the winter one, however, it is still enjoyed throughout the country. Here you can witness one of the Maltese traditions first hand.
24th August – Joseph Calleja Concert
Renowned for having one of the most beautiful voices on earth, Joseph Calleja will be performing at the Granaries in Floriana. The concert is now an annual event that is awaited by thousands of proud locals. Furthermore, many foreigners visit Malta, with the main reason being, to attend the concert. For more information, visit https://www.showshappening.com/