01 Aug, 2023 In Culture & LiteratureEntertainmentOutdoors

Summer Festa Guide: August 2023

As the summer days stretch lazily in the Maltese islands, the month of August comes by with more festas across the villages and towns across the country.


Let us go through our selection of five remarkable festas that promise to light up the night skies during the month of August...




St. Dominic
Valletta, Malta
6 August 2023


The enchanting capital city of Valletta comes alive with the festa of St. Dominic. Prepare to be mesmerised by the festivities through the historical streets with the city's iconic architecture serving as a majestic backdrop to this vibrant celebration.


St. Lawrence
Vittoriosa, Malta
10 August 2023


The charming town of Vittoriosa, also known as Birgu, commemorates the festa of St. Lawrence with locals and visitors who gather through the streets. Witness the stunning fireworks illuminating the night sky, creating an enchanting atmosphere within the Grand Harbour.



The Assumption of Our Lady
Mosta, Malta
15 August 2023


Mosta, home to the majestic Rotunda of Mosta, marks the feast of The Assumption of Our Lady. Without any doubt, this is considered to be one of the biggest festas to glorify the Maltese summers with many other towns that would be simultaneously celebrating in a similar fashion.



St. Helen of Constantinople
Birkirkara, Malta
20 August 2023


The town of Birkirkara embraces the festa of St. Helen of Constantinople with streets coming alive with a magical display of illuminated decorations. Join the cheerful crowds in Birkirkara which is also one of Malta’s biggest communities.



Our Lady of Loreto
Għajnsielem, Gozo
27 August 2023


The picturesque village of Għajnsielem on the island of Gozo hosts the festa of Our Lady of Loreto with great devotion. This festa creates a welcoming ambiance, which is accompanied by the vibrant emotions of the locals and the fireworks displays that take place.

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