Al Muneera Beach Plaza, Abu Dhabi’s first waterfront retail development, has announced the launch of ‘Aloha Abu Dhabi’ a beach festival, from 23 – 27 March, created to bring families and friends together.

Crowds of up to 10,000 tourists and local residents are expected at this three day extravaganza held at Al Raha Beach as the inaugural ‘Aloha Abu Dhabi’ will feature an array of street performers, food stands, fashion brands and live music.

It is the intention of Aldar Properties that ‘Aloha Abu Dhabi’ will become an annual lifestyle event. Meaning both ‘hello’ and ‘goodbye’ in Hawaiian ‘Aloha Abu Dhabi’ represents Al Muneera Beach Plaza’s welcoming warm spirit, as the community is a place where residents and guests can truly live, work, dine and relax: all in one amazing location.

Designed to offer a fun-filled day out with its mixture of music and magicians the whimsical ‘Aloha Abu Dhabi’ event is perfect for families wishing to spend quality time together whilst its trendy selection of fashion pop-ups and food trucks appeals to fashionistas and friends alike.

Featuring the only water front retail in Abu Dhabi Al Muneera Beach plaza is truly unique and the ideal place to host a family-friendly festival. Conveniently located between Abu Dhabi and Yas Island, Al Muneera is built over an island and mainland precinct, providing spectacular views over the blue waters of the Arabian Gulf and its selection of outlets including Jones the Grocer, Meylas Emirati and Vasa Vasa makes it the best place for families to call home.

Mustafa Mohamed Al Marzooqi, the General Manager of Aldar Community Retail, commented, ‘We are delighted to host the first ‘Aloha Abu Dhabi’ Carnival as this action-packed family festival is yet another change to engage the local residents and welcome new visitors. Inviting everyone to experience our Al Muneera Beach Plaza, with its unique waterfront development of retail outlets, family facilities and great selection of restaurants, ‘Aloha Abu Dhabi’ will bring the community together.”