As the summer sun graces the Maltese Islands, the air is filled with anticipation for the upcoming festas. These vibrant celebrations unite communities, showcasing their deep-rooted traditions and devotion to their patron saints.
In July, a series of incredible festas promise to captivate locals and visitors alike. It was difficult for us to choose just five, but even here, we need to stick to our traditions!
2 July 2023
The charming village of Luqa sets the stage for thrilling fireworks illuminating the night sky to lively processions parading through the streets.
16 July 2023
Qormi is known for its lively festas. The festa of St. Sebastian will most surely fill the air with a spirited atmosphere as many visitors will turn up from across the country.
St. George Martyr
16 July 2023
Crossing the channel over to Gozo for the festa of St George Martyr in Victoria. Expect the traditional to join the modern in the festivities that take part at the heart of the Gozitan island.
23 July 2023
Msida is a seaside town in the central part of Malta and not too far from Valletta and Sliema. The festa of St. Joseph is celebrated here which surely brings the community of Msida together.
Our Lady of Sorrows
St. Paul’s Bay, Malta
30 July 2023
In St. Paul’s Bay, the festa of Our Lady of Sorrows is celebrated towards the end of July. Expect more fireworks, and a great atmosphere in this seaside town in the northern parts of Malta.
How’s your festa schedule going for July?
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