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It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and Malta is ready to celebrate the festive season in style. 

During this joyful time, the Mediterranean island shines with twinkling lights as the aroma of festive delicacies filling the air, and a spirit of togetherness brings together friends and family during this special time. 

And Campus Hub is no exception to this joyous atmosphere. 

From the whimsical Fairyland to the bustling Christmas markets overflowing with local goodies, Malta’s favourite Piazza is committed to spread the holiday cheer. 

In this blog, we’ll explore the festive season activities in Malta, both within and beyond Campus Hub. 

Festive celebrations in Malta 

During the festive season, Malta comes alive with vibrant celebrations that enchant locals and visitors alike, offering an array of delightful experiences.

Among the most-known are:

Fairyland in Valletta, taking over Pjazza Tritoni, Fairyland is a festive wonderland with rides, live entertainment, treats, and an artisan market, running December 8th – January 7th.

The Magical Illuminated Trail, at Verdala Palace in Rabat, running from November 25th to January 7th. Experience dazzling lights and captivating attractions like the North Pole and Santa’s Toy Shop.

Various Christmas markets, organised by several charitable associations, including churches and community groups, where you can find bargains and one-of-a-kind items while contributing to those in need through these charitable Christmas markets.

NYE 2024 in Valletta, immersed in a unique atmosphere. Enjoy live music and a multitude of vibrant events.

Don’t forget to try some of the festive Maltese delicacies. In Maltese Christmas traditions, ‘Qaghaq tal-Ghasel’ takes the spotlight—a pastry filled with treacle, citrus, and spices. Other favourites include ‘Imbuljuta tal-Qastan,’ a chestnut and chocolate warm drink, and ‘Pudina tal-Helu,’ a steamed pudding with dried fruit and spices, adding warmth to the holiday tables.

Campus Hub’s Festivities

Kids Club 

Embrace the festive spirit at Campus Hub’s Piazza from December 26th to December 29th, 2023. Engage in the jovial Santa Sumo Showdown, challenge the Nutcracker in Tic Tac Toe, and indulge in the Festive Face Painting Frenzy. 

It’s a vibrant celebration that ensures happiness and cheer for both the young and the young at heart, providing an ideal opportunity to make enduring memories during this joyful time.

These delightful activities promise an immersive Christmas experience for the entire family. 

Christmas pop-up shop and charitable initiatives

Explore the heartwarming Christmas Pop-Up Shop at The Piazza, hosted by ‘Moviment Missjunajru Gesu Fil Proxxmu’. 

Discover a shopping experience where every purchase resonates with a purpose. Each transaction contributes to their noble mission, supporting underprivileged children in Brazil, Ethiopia, and Kenya. 

It’s more than shopping—it’s an opportunity to make a meaningful difference while embracing the festive spirit. Every bought item becomes a gesture of kindness, amplifying joy during the holidays. 

Christmas shopping 

Campus Hub is the ideal location for some last-minute Christmas shopping. Right now, you can find the following retail outlets:

  • Intercomp
  • Hudson 

Day out with family and friends 

Christmas is a wonderful time for gatherings with family and friends, and Campus Hub offers the perfect setting for these festive get-togethers, where you can share delightful moments over food or a comforting coffee amidst the cheerful ambiance. 

From restaurants, to cafes, The Piazza is the perfect spot to gather, laugh, and create heartwarming memories. 

You can find the following food outlets on site: 

  • The Cake Box
  • Starbucks 
  • Amami 
  • Burger King
  • Pizza Hut
  • Cafe Cuba
  • Boost 
  • Ottoman by Posh Turkish 

Last-minute festive errands

During the festive season, tasks like posting cards or presents, visiting the supermarket, or handling dry cleaning become part of the overall holiday experience.

Even if they’re not the most joyous or entertaining, these errands play a crucial role in the preparations and planning that define the festive period.

Visit Welbee’s Express, ensuring no meal prep stress. Portughes Dry Cleaning at Campus Hub ensures a sharp festive look. Whilst Briiz will get your car to sparkle. Spend the festive period at Campus Hub 

Campus Hub is the perfect spot for an unforgettable festive season, with its convenient location, plenty of parking and easy access via public transport. 

You’ll also find everything you need is in one place, making it super convenient, and ensuring a hassle-free and enjoyable holiday celebration with a myriad of activities, creating lasting memories for everyone to cherish.

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