Public Holidays in Malta in 2016

Malta Upcoming Holidays in Malta

Immaculate Conception Day
Immaculate Conception Day

8 December 2016 This National holiday is in 3 days. It is a day that celebrates the belief that Mary, mother of Jesus, was preserved from o...

Republic day
Republic day

13 December 2016 This National holiday is in 8 days. On 13 December 1974, the Maltese constitution was substantially revised changing Malta ...

Christmas Day
Christmas Day

25 December 2016 This National holiday is in 20 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which (traditionally, but unlikely in reality)...

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 Mother's 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 Father's 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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