What to do in Malta in April

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Strawberries, Music, Fireworks, and more!

Due to Covid-19, we regret to inform you that all activities in April in Malta have been cancelled for 2020


We’re getting closer to summer! The weather’s getting warmer and the days are getting longer. The clocks turned forward at the end of March which means that we can enjoy the spring days even more. There’s so much to do in Malta in April that, before you know it, the month will fly by.


Festa Frawli (Strawberry Festival)

Happening on the 8th of April, the Strawberry Festival is a colourful festival that celebrates the red delicious fruit. The picturesque parish square of Mgarr is transformed into a lush green valley promoting strawberries. Freshly picked strawberries will be on sale at the event among other desserts and snacks and beverages. It’s the perfect opportunity to celebrate the strawberry season!

Malta in April - Strawberry Festival

Colour Fest: A Festival of Colour

From the 13th to the 15th of April, Valletta Waterfront will bloom with colour, music and entertainment. It’s time for the annual spring celebration – the Festival of Colour! Most of the activities are free of charge and the event is perfect for children as there are numerous kids’ activities such as live music, outdoor games, crafts, entertainment stalls, and more.


Open Day at Fort St Elmo – National War Museum

In commemoration of the 76th anniversary since the inauguration of the George Cross to the Maltese Islands, on Sunday 15th April, Fort St Elmo – the National War Museum will be open to the public on free admission. Guided tours will also be available in Maltese and English and specific times. Enjoy a cultural visit to this museum and relive Malta’s brilliant history.

Malta in April - National War Museum

Malta International Music Festival

It’s all starting on the 15th of April until the 1st of May. The Malta International Music Festival is presented by the European Foundation for Support of Culture in collaboration with the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra. The festival will feature highly acclaimed world-famous musicians and the concerts are held in some of the best music halls in Malta.

Malta in April - Music Festival

Malta International Fireworks Festival

The 17th edition of the Malta International Fireworks Festival will be happening between the 21st until the 30th of April. The chosen theme for this year’s festival is ‘Where Fire and Culture Meet’. The opening will take place on Saturday 21st April in Xaghra, Gozo. Another spectacle will be held on Friday 27th April in Marsaxlokk and the grand finale will happen on Monday 20th April at the Grand Harbour, Valletta.

Malta in April - Malta Fireworks

There are so many festivals in Malta in April! Book your stay at the AX Seashells Resort at Suncrest for your next holiday in Malta.


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