Public Holidays in Malta in 2016

Malta Upcoming Holidays in Malta

St Josephs Day
St Josephs Day

19 March 2016 This National holiday is in 34 days. Feast day of St. Joseph. Saint Joseph was the husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary and th...

Good Friday
Good Friday

25 March 2016 This National holiday is in 40 days. Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of...

Freedom Day
Freedom Day

31 March 2016 This National holiday is in 46 days. Commemorated on the anniversary of the withdrawal of British troops from Malta in 1979

Malta List of National Public holidays of Malta in 2016

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