Christmas Cultural Events in Valletta

Get Ready to Join in the Christmas Magic


Christmas is a time for cheer, happiness and love. While these sentiments are encouraged all year round, they seem to be heightened during the festive season. And what better way to experience the Christmas magic than by visiting the capital city of Malta, Valletta?


Valletta is brimming with activities during the festive season and, being a cultural city, one can expect a variety of meaningful events around December and January.


Take a look at some of the prominent events below:


Christmas Village at Valletta Waterfront


The Christmas spirit starts with a bang on the 1st of December at the Valletta Waterfront. Christmas decor, music, food and activities will take place for all the family. Witness the 35-foot Christmas tree and join in the Christmas carols and admire the traditional cribs. Children’s activities will also take place to ensure everyone will have a great time.


Valletta 2018 Closing Spectacle


The European Capital of Culture year is coming to an end. The Valletta 2018 team has a lot of surprises planned on the night of the closing, 15th December 2018. You can expect a line-up for live shows, music and fun for all.


Joseph Calleja Winter Concert


The Malta Philharmonic Orchestra is teaming up with Joseph Calleja for their annual fundraising concert organised by the BOV Joseph Calleja Foundation. The concert is going to be held on the 15th of December from 19.30hrs till 21.00hrs.


Sleeping Beauty Pantomime


Every year, The Manoel Theatre holds a pantomime with a different theme. This year, it’s time for Sleeping Beauty to rise from her sleep. From the 23rd December to the 6th of January, you can enjoy a spectacular show full of laughter, warmth and a feel-good factor.


Malta Christmas Festival


The third Malta Christmas Festival will be held from the 27th to the 30th of December. You can expect various international bands, majorettes and folk groups in street parades and live performances.


Book your stay at AX The Saint John during the Christmas period so you’ll never miss an event!

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