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Malta’s epic Christmas Fairyland closes this Sunday

It’s been hailed as the most popular visitor attraction in Malta this Christmas.

But organisers have confirmed that Fairyland Malta at Triton Square in Valletta will come to an end on Sunday 5 January.

So if you haven’t been you need to get your skates on – quite literally!

The 900m2 outdoor ice rink has been a huge hit over Christmas and New Year – even with those of us who can’t skate very well.

It’s the main focus of Fairyland Malta, organised by VisitMalta Events.

Children will have an a wonderful time viewing Valletta, Floriana and the Grand Harbour from the top of the 32-metre high Rudolph’s Wheel.

They can also hop on to Santas’ magical carousel and then get the opportunity to meet Father Christmas in his beautiful grotto, letting him know if they have been naughty or nice.

Here’s everything you need to know:

What time is Fairyland Malta open?

Fairyland is open until Sunday 5 January at the following times:

  • Thursday and Sunday from 10am till 10pm
  • Friday and Saturday from 10am till 11.30pm

How do I get there?

Fairyland is located in Triton Square, between Valletta and Floriana.

Most of the attractions are spread around the Triton Fountain, a two-minutes walk away from the main Malta Public Transport bus station.

If you’re travelling by car, several car parks are available in Floriana.

What age is it aimed at?

Fairyland is for all the family. There are rides and attractions for children as young as 2, with more rides for the older ones.

Do I have to pay to get in?

No! Fairyland has no admission fee. You only pay for the attractions you choose.

You will need tickets for the rides which will be available from the ticket booths on site.

Skate hire is included in the Penguin’s Ice Rink ticket price.

Can I take photographs on the ice rink?

For safety reasons, you are not allowed to take photographs whilst on the ice rink. However, spectators can take photos of you from the viewing platforms around the rink.

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