Public Holidays in Malta in 2017

Malta Upcoming Holidays in Malta

Freedom Day
Freedom Day

31 March 2017 This National holiday is in 7 days. Commemorated on the anniversary of the withdrawal of British troops from Malta in 1979

Good Friday
Good Friday

14 April 2017 This National holiday is in 21 days. Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of...

Workers Day
May Day

1 May 2017 This National holiday is in 38 days. This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the ...

Malta List of National Public holidays of Malta in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day L-Ewwel tas-Sena
Friday February 10 Feb 10 Feast of St. Pauls shipwreck San Pawl Nawfragu
Sunday March 19 Mar 19 St Josephs Day
Friday March 31 Mar 31 Freedom Day National Holiday. Anniversary of the withdrawal of British troops from Malta
Friday April 14 Apr 14 Good Friday International Catholic holiday
Monday May 01 May 1 Workers Day
Sunday May 14 May 14 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Wednesday June 07 Jun 7 Sette Giugno National Holiday. Commemorates the killing of four rioters by British troops in 1919
Sunday June 18 Jun 18 Father's Day 3rd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
Thursday June 29 Jun 29 Saint Peter and Saint Paul L-Imnarja. Feast of Saints Peter and Paul
Tuesday August 15 Aug 15 Assumption Day Assumption of Mary
Friday September 08 Sep 8 Feast of Our Lady of Victories National Holiday. Marks the end of the Great Seige of Malta in 1565
Thursday September 21 Sep 21 Independence Day National Holiday. Malta gained its Independence from Britain in 1964
Friday December 08 Dec 8 Immaculate Conception Day Also known as Virgins Day
Wednesday December 13 Dec 13 Republic day National Holiday. Malta became a republic in 1974
Monday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day Il-Milied


National Holiday Not a Public Holiday


  • Public Holidays in Malta are regulated by the National Holidays and Other Public Holidays Act (Chapter 252).
  • Holidays that fall on a day of rest are not moved to a working day.

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