Strawberry Festival, Mġarr
April 19, 2017
In its 10th year, Festa Frawli will take place around the parish church square, and will feature a constant supply of freshly picked strawberries as well as a great variety of strawberry-themed desserts, preserves, snacks and beverages on sale throughout the day on 2nd April 2017. Novelty strawberry-based gourmet dishes will be prepared by professional chefs for the duration of the festival, while a prize will be awarded for the tastiest strawberry cupcake during a specially organised baking competition. Entertainment will feature Maltese musicians playing traditional instruments and tunes, accompanied by folk dance troupes. Offering train rides, horse riding, fun games and animators, this event promises fun for all the family. On this occasion, the ancient temples of Ta’ Haġrat and Skorba will be also open to the public in the morning at a discounted entrance price.
April 29 – 30, 2017
The annual Mdina Medieval Festival organised by the Mdina Local Council will be held in Malta’s old capital. Re-enactments of scenes from medieval times – including the town crier, a slave market, a medieval kitchen and tavern, sword fighting and archery – animate the streets and squares of Mdina over the festival weekend. Magic shows, live music, falconry displays, parades and flag throwing will also feature in the jam-packed two-day programme of activities.
Malta International Fireworks Festival, Various locations around Malta
April 22 – 23, 2017
Pyrotechnic companies from around the world will gather in Malta for the 15th edition of this exciting festival, which will see the skies light up with colourful and technical displays. Organised by the Ministry for Tourism and the Malta Tourism Authority, this landmark event culminates in a closing ceremony over the stunning Grand Harbour in Valletta. Free event.