5 Events You Should Go To In Malta This October

October 4, 2017

Notte Bianca – 07/10/2017


Each October, Notte Bianca brings the streets of Valletta to life with a spectacular evening of cultural events that promises to hold something special for everybody. All over the city, state palaces and museums open their doors for visual art exhibitions and theatrical performances, and musicians and dancers perform throughout the capital’s streets and piazzas. On the night of the festival, cafes, restaurants and food stalls also provide visitors with a wide variety of late-night dining choices.

For more information about the 2017 Cultural Programme by Valletta 2018 Foundation, click here.

Birgufest  – 13/10/2017 – 15/10/2017

This event taking place in Birgu (also known as Vittoriosa), which is one of Malta’s oldest and most historic cities, has now become an annual national event.

From inception the aim was to highlight Birgu’s historic and architectural beauty and the Birgu by Candlelight, now incorporated in Birgufest, was set up to highlight this in a romantic manner. The streets are lit up with a gentle glow by thousands of candles of all kinds.

The Rolex Middlesea Race –  21/10/2017

Malta is proud to host the Rolex Middle Sea yachting race which takes place in the heart of the Mediterranean and covers one of the most beautiful courses in the world. The offshore exciting race kicks off in the beautiful clear waters off the capital city of Valletta. Unique for a race of this length in that it starts and finishes in the same place, the 606-mile route starts in Malta’s magnificent Grand Harbour and also ends there. This race runs by incomparable scenery and is a true challenge to skippers and crews who have to be at their very best to cope with the often unpredictable and tough conditions.

Malta Classic –  5-8/10/2017

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This October 5-8th, the Malta Classic welcomes enthusiasts, families and visitors to our island to discover the historic elegance and high performance of classics.

The Malta Classic is a four-day event comprising three exhilarating events: the Malta Classic Hill Climb by Thomas Smith, the Malta Classic Concours d’Elegance by Mdina Glass, and the Malta Classic Grand Prix by Chopard. Over 70 pre-1976 cars will participate in the 2016 Malta Classic, with participants from international locales such as Italy, the UK, France and Switzerland.

Malta Military Tattoo – 14/10/2017 – 15/10/2017

The Malta Military Tattoo 2017, will be held on the 14th and 15th of October 2016 at the Malta fairs and Conventions Centre (MFCC), Ta’ Qali. The Malta Military Tattoo, is a yearly event which features military bands and other elements which come together to provide a spectacular show for audiences of all ages.

The music played combines popular tunes, with the more classical and are all performed in the context of a Military March parade to provide a spectacular experience for everyone to enjoy. The music chosen appeals to all ages.