Public Holidays in Malta in 2017

Malta Upcoming Holidays in Malta

Christmas Day
Christmas Day

25 December 2017 This National holiday is in 10 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus, the date which according to tradition took pl...

New Year's Day
New Year's Day

1 January 2018 This National holiday is in 17 days. New Years Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar,...

Feast of St. Pauls shipwreck
Feast of St. Pauls shipwreck

10 February 2018 This National holiday is in 57 days. Commemorates when St. Paul was shipwrecked on Malta in 60AD as recorded in the Acts of ...

Malta List of National Public holidays of Malta in 2017

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