The annual festival aims primarily to exchange technical experiences between farmers to grow the best and finest types of palms and fruits.
Held in the Liwa City Al Dhafra Region in Abu Dhabi, the Liwa Date Festival is an annual event that introduces date producers to modern agricultural practices and facilitates the exchange of expertise on the best ways to produce the highest quality date.
The festival includes prominent activities such as dates competitions, fruits, the most beautiful fruit basket, the most beautiful heritage sculpture, and the model farm, which aims to raise awareness of the importance of agriculture, and various heritage activities.
The festival is also one of Abu Dhabi’s most significant heritage events and tourist attractions that highlights the many ways dates have impacted the cultural, heritage and economic life of the country. It provides a great place for visitors to learn about dates and to sample the most popular date varieties grown in the UAE.