Summer Feasts in Gozo
Are you travelling to Gozo in summer? Feasts are a unique way to experience local traditions, religious celebrations and a festive way of life eased by the long and warm summer days. Feasts are about patron saints leading sombre processions, beautifully decorated churches and lights, sounds and fireworks.
All communities come together for several celebrations throughout the year that awe visitors and tourists. Join a local feast, or as we call them, ‘festi’, between May and September and experience Gozo the authentic way!
27th May: Feast of St. Paul, Munxar
3rd June: Feast of Corpus Christi, Għasri
10th June: Feast of St. Anthony, Għajnsielem
17th Jun: Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Fontana
24th Jun: Feast of St. John the Baptist, Xewkija
29th Jun: Feast of St. Peter and St. Paul, Nadur
8th Jul: Feast of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Kerċem
15th Jul: Feast of St. George, Victoria
22nd Jul: Feast of St. Margaret, Sannat
29th Jul: Feast of the Visitation, Għarb
5th Aug: Feast of St. Joseph, Qala
12th Aug: Feast of St. Lawrence, San Lawrenz
15th Aug: Feast of the Assumption of Our Lady, Victoria
19th Aug: Feast of the Assumption of Our Lady, Żebbuġ
26th Aug: Feast of Our Lady of Loreto, Għajnsielem
8th Sep: Feast of Our Lady of Victories, Xagħra
16th Sep: Feast of Our Lady of Graces, Victoria
Winter in Gozo
If you’re coming to Gozo during the Winter season, be prepared for an entertaining and joyful Christmas programme full of events that start from the end of November and last until the first week of January.
Although these events change from one year to the next, they include activities such as Christmas drive-thrus, concerts, Christmas markets selling traditional Maltese Christmas foods and drinks, parades in the streets as well as Christmas lights and decorations throughout all the villages of Gozo.