National Day 2017

National Day 2017

Various Locations

10-Sep-2017 - 10-Sep-2017

10:30:00 - 01:00:00

Gibraltar National Day, celebrated annually on 10 September, is the official national day of Gibraltar. The day commemorates Gibraltar's first referendum of 1967, in which Gibraltarians were asked whether they wished to either pass under Spanish sovereignty or remain under British sovereignty.


18th August to 10th September 2017


Friday 18th August

7pm - midnight

Gibraltar Beer Festival 12th Edition

Featuring The Street Dogs and the Oompah Band

The Youth Pavilion at the Gibraltar Fair in Queensway

Tickets at £20 on sale at Lewis Stagnetto, 41 Main Street

For further information contact mobile +35054005729

Saturday 19th August to Sunday 27th August  

8.30pm onwards

Annual Gibraltar Fair

Dock No 4 and Rooke sites


For further information please contact email:

Tuesday 22nd August to Friday 8th September

9.30am to 9.30pm

‘Our Gibraltar’ Photographic Exhibition

Organised by the Gibraltar Photographic Society

Lower Exhibition Room

John Mackintosh Hall

Entrance Free

Tuesday 29th August to Sunday 3rd September

Gibraltar Music Week

For further information please visit

Tuesday 29th August

Toyah – Acoustic Concert

Featuring Jetstream

St Michael’s Cave

Tickets priced at £10 and £15 available from

Wednesday 30th August

Glen Matlock  

Featuring Gavin Garcia

Rock on the Rock Club

Tickets priced at £10 from

Thursday 31st August

9pm onwards


Featuring Phoebe D’Abo, A Guy Called Wayne, Ben Lynch and Lazy Daiz

Eclipse Lounge

Tickets priced at £10 from


Friday 1st September

1pm to 1am

5th Gibraltar Wine Festival

Chatham Counterguard

For further information please visit: 

Friday 1st September

Ministry of Sound

Featuring Martin 2 Smooth, Basscake, Kristian Viñales and Lethalness

Dusk, Ocean Village

Tickets priced at £10 available from

Friday 1st September

9pm to 1am

The First Ever Acoustic Showcase

Featuring Gabriella Richardson, We B Three, RIMA, Chloe Enriles, Surianne, Ethan Rocca, Kristian Celecia, Manatee

Rock on the Rock Club, 41 Town Range

Tickets priced at £5 available on the door

Saturday 2nd September & Sunday 3rd September

Doors open at 2pm

MTV Presents Gibraltar Calling Music Festival

Victoria Stadium

Featuring Bastille, Kaiser Chiefs, Charlie XCX, Clean Bandit, Craig David, Fatboy Slim, Steven Aoki, Jonas Blue, Bananarama, Village People, Black Box and many more

For further information visit:

Wednesday 6th September & Thursday 7th September

2nd Gibraltar Backgammon Open Tournament

Organised by the Backgammon Association of Gibraltar

Latinos’ Restaurant

For further information contact telephone 20047755 or mobile 58772000

Thursday 7th September to Wednesday 27th September

10am to 6pm

National Celebration Exhibition

Gibraltar Theme Painting Exhibition

Fine Arts Gallery

Organised by the Fine Arts Association

Entrance Free

For further information please contact Paul Cosquieri on tel. 57857000 or Facebook page: Fine Arts Gallery Gibraltar

Thursday 7th September


Boat Procession

From Coaling Island to South Mole

For further information contact the Rector at the Shrine of our Lady of Europe on email:

Friday 8th September

Referendum 50

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the 1967 Referendum

Casemates Square

Entrance Free

Further information will be released shortly

Saturday 9th September


National Day Thanksgiving Mass             

Shrine of Our Lady of Europe

For further information contact the Rector at the Shrine of our Lady of Europe on email:

Saturday 9th September


The Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the 1967 Referendum

Featuring Soprano Laura Wright, Tenor Wynne Evans and Conductor Timothy Henty

Victoria Stadium

Tickets priced at £5

Further information will be released shortly

Sunday 10th September

National Day Events

9.30am to 12.10pm       Live Music and Performance   Casemates Square

10.30am                         Children’s Fancy Dress           Piazza 

12.25pm                        Political Rally                          Casemates Square                                    

1.15pm to 3pm              DJ Music                                 Casemates Square

1.30pm to 7pm              Fun for Kids                            John Mackintosh Square

1.30pm onwards            Popular Live Music                 Rock Bastion Restaurant Kings’ Bastion Leisure  Centre                                             

1.30pm onwards            Family Fun Activities:             King’s Bastion Leisure Centre

                                      Bowling, Ice Skating &           

                                      Just for Kidz Play Area                                   

2pm onwards                 Live Music                               Rock on the Rock Club

2pm to 10pm                 Live Music and DJ’s                 Bayside Sports Complex

                                      (Over 16’s)                                Victoria Stadium 

2pm to 8pm                    Live Music and DJ’s                Adventure Playground   (15 and under)

2.30pm to 7pm              Jazz Friends                              Governor’s Parade                                    

9pm to 12.30am            Rock Concert                             Casemates Square

10.30pm                     Fireworks Display                      Detached Mole