Europe’s Largest Free Music Festival: Malta’s Isle of MTV 2024

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Europe's Largest Free Music Festival: Malta’s Isle of MTV 2024

The Isle of MTV 2024 continues to be Europe’s premier free summer music festival, drawing top music talents for an electrifying celebration.

Located against Malta’s dynamic landscapes, this festival is a key summer event, drawing fans worldwide. Combining intense live shows and vibrant energy, the Isle of MTV 2024 is more than just a festival – it’s a celebration of music, youth, and culture in the Mediterranean’s core.

If you want to know more about the event, read on for our guide on what to expect when you go to Isle of MTV 2024. 

Event Overview

Circle the date for a grand musical event on July 16th, 2024, as the Isle of MTV lights up Malta’s Il-Fosos Square in Floriana. Running from 3:00 pm to 11:45 pm, this day-long festival stands as Europe’s largest free summer music gathering, offering an unforgettable lineup including the likes of DJ Snake and RAYE.

Hosted at the historic Il-Fosos Square in Floriana, the festival is set to dazzle. Featuring extensive, open-air stage arrangements, the square will turn into a lively centre of dance and music. Enhanced by advanced sound and lighting technology, each performance promises to be a feast for both the eyes and ears.

Attendees can expect a thrilling atmosphere as they join thousands of music lovers in what has become a highlight of the summer season. Prepare for a day filled with dynamic rhythms and heartfelt performances that will resonate through the warm Maltese night. Whether you’re a die-hard music enthusiast or a casual listener, the Isle of MTV Malta is an essential addition to your 2024 summer calendar.

Additional Activities: Malta Music Week

The festival will be followed by Isle of MTV Malta Music Week, a series of club nights and parties across the hottest venues on the island, from July 16th to July 21st. 

Here’s an overview of all the events: 

Official Isle of MTV Afterparty (July 16th)

  • Location: Gianpula Village
  • Continue the celebration post-concert with this exclusive afterparty. Doors open from 23:30 till 04:00, setting the stage for a night of extended revelry in one of Malta’s top nightlife spots.

IOMTV MMW ft. DJs from Mars (July 17th)

  • Location: Toy Room Club Malta
  • Experience the explosive sounds of DJs from Mars in a mash-up of musical genres. The superclub atmosphere complements the innovative beats, with doors opening at 22:30.

Day Boat Party (July 18th)

  • Departure: Sliema Ferries
  • Set sail at 10:30 sharp for a day on the Mediterranean, grooving to excellent tunes against the backdrop of Malta’s stunning coast.

IOMTV MMW Pool Party (July 20th, AM)

  • Location: Bora-Bora Ibiza-Malta Resort
  • Soak up the sun with cocktails and cool beats, transforming day beds into dance platforms.

Café Del Mar Special ft. Benny Benassi (July 21st)

  • Location: Café Del Mar
  • As the week concludes, Benny Benassi takes the stage at sunset, delivering iconic tracks as the pool area turns into a dance floor, marking a spectacular finale to Malta Music Week.

Practical Information for Attendees

For those planning to attend the Isle of MTV 2024, here is essential practical information to ensure a smooth and enjoyable festival experience.

Ticket Information

Admission to the Isle of MTV is completely free, allowing everyone to enjoy the music without a ticket. However, for those looking for an exclusive experience, there are two ticket options: 

Gold Festival Ticket (€107.42)

  • Access to the Golden Circle VIP Area at the IOMTV concert in Floriana.
  • Standard entrance to all Malta Music Week Club Events, ensuring a comprehensive festival experience.
  • Note: Boat Party is sold separately.

Platinum VIP Festival Ticket (€183.36)

  • Entrance to the Front of Stage VIP Area during IOMTV, providing an unparalleled view and experience.
  • VIP access to all club events during the Malta Music Week, offering exclusivity and convenience.
  • Note: Boat Party is sold separately.


Il-Fosos Square is centrally located and easily reached by various transport options. Attendees are encouraged to use public transportation due to limited parking. Since the Valletta Bus Terminal is a 5-minute walk from Il-Fosos Square, taking the bus is an excellent option for easy access to the event. 

Additionally, taxis and ride-sharing options provide convenient alternatives.


The event is fully equipped to meet all needs. There will be numerous food and drink stalls throughout the venue, offering a variety of local and international dishes. For safety and assistance, first aid stations and security personnel will be present, and portable restrooms will also be available.

Why Choose ST Hotels?

ST Hotels’ accommodation in Malta is perfectly positioned for those attending the Isle of MTV and for visitors wanting to explore Malta’s rich culture and scenic landscapes. All our locations are in the Sliema/Gzira area, right at the heart of Malta and just a short bus or taxi ride away from Il-Fosos Square. 

Guests at ST Hotels enjoy excellent amenities aimed at enhancing their stay. These include comfortable, well-furnished rooms and exceptional customer service. The staff’s knowledge of the area can help guests uncover Malta’s lesser-known spots and make the most out of their visit. 

Choosing ST Hotels not only means enjoying comfort and convenience but also immersing in a welcoming atmosphere that complements the vibrant festival experience. Book your stay at ST Hotels to truly enrich your Isle of MTV adventure and explore Malta in style.

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