Public Holidays in Malta in 2018

Malta Upcoming Holidays in Malta

St Josephs Day
St. Joseph's Day

19 March 2018 This National holiday is in 22 days. Feast day of St. Joseph. Saint Joseph was the husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary and th...

Good Friday
Good Friday

30 March 2018 This National holiday is in 33 days. Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of...

Freedom Day
Freedom Day

31 March 2018 This National holiday is in 34 days. Commemorated on the anniversary of the withdrawal of British troops from Malta in 1979

Malta List of National Public holidays of Malta in 2018

Day Date Holiday Comments
Monday January 01 New Year's Day L-Ewwel tas-Sena
Saturday February 10 Feast of St. Pauls shipwreck San Pawl Nawfragu
Monday March 19 St Josephs Day
Friday March 30 Good Friday International Catholic holiday
Saturday March 31 Freedom Day National Holiday. Anniversary of the withdrawal of British troops from Malta
Tuesday May 01 Workers' Day
Sunday May 13 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Thursday June 07 Sette Giugno National Holiday. Commemorates the killing of four rioters by British troops in 1919
Sunday June 17 Father's Day 3rd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
Friday June 29 Saint Peter and Saint Paul L-Imnarja. Feast of Saints Peter and Paul
Wednesday August 15 Assumption Day Assumption of Mary
Saturday September 08 Feast of Our Lady of Victories National Holiday. Marks the end of the Great Seige of Malta in 1565
Friday September 21 Independence Day National Holiday. Malta gained its Independence from Britain in 1964
Saturday December 08 Immaculate Conception Day Also known as Virgins Day
Thursday December 13 Republic day National Holiday. Malta became a republic in 1974
Tuesday December 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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