Village Fireworks

Village Fireworks

Each village in Malta celebrates at least one Festa during the year. With nearly 60 village Festas, the Maltese Summer skies are filled with colourful, artisan fireworks. These aerial shows wrap the religious celebrations alongside marching brass bands, solemn processions and festive street parties. Staying at the Lemon Tree Bed & Breakfast you can enjoy… View more

The Feast of St Peter & St Paul – L-Imnarja

The Feast of St Peter & St Paul – L-Imnarja

The Feast of Saints Peter and Paul is a public holiday in Malta and one of the oldest celebrations in the country, dating from even before the famed Knights of Saint John first arrived on Malta in the early 16th Century. In fact, the holiday has been celebrated by Roman Catholics since at least the…

Santa Marija – the night the night turns bright

Santa Marija – the night the night turns bright

As the festa season is now in full swing the Maltese are preparing for the feast of all feasts, the one dedicated to the Assumption of Our Lady, or how it is knows locally: Santa Marija. However, August 15th is not just a religious feast. For the Maltese this date has a deep meaning and… View more

Traditional Feasts in and around Zabbar

Traditional Feasts in and around Zabbar

Lemon Tree Bed & Breakfast lies close to a number of important and colourful feasts – or “festa” – the traditional week-long local festivities in honour of the village’s parton saint. The Festa is a very important aspect of Maltese culture that brings together different art forms, religious rituals, culinary specialities and colourful¬†outdoor¬†celebrations! In Zabbar,… View more