Hawaiian Brian’s plans luau on Center Street Friday

Get out your hula skirt and get ready to shimmy, Fayetteville. It’s time for a luau.

Fayetteville-based restaurant Hawaiian Brian’s is planning, as far as we can remember, Fayetteville’s first public luau on the streets this Friday, July 31.

The event, which is intended as a three-year anniversary celebration and grand opening for their new location on the square, will take place at the restaurant at 25 E. Center Street and spill into Center Street.

The event will include some traditional luau entertainment with hula dancers, a whole roasted pig, ukelele players, as well as fire dancers, fire eaters, and more by local cirque, Orenda.

The event is also a potluck, in the Hawaiian tradition, where attendees will be encouraged to bring their own favorite dish to share. In addition to the whole roasted pig, several Center Street restaurants will also provide some food for the event.

Other surprise entertainment is also planned both inside and outside the restaurant that day.

Attendees can show up in their Hawaiian best, or just come as they are.

Center Street will be closed beginning at 4 p.m. for setup. The party starts at 7 p.m., and is free to attend and open to the public.

For a bit more information, check out the Facebook event.