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OF IT ALL

UTC is where friends and families find themselves at the center of it all — at Sarasota-Bradenton's favorite shopping, dining and lifestyle destination. Soak up the Florida sun in this open-air environment where new discoveries are always waiting to be made, and favorites are waiting to be enjoyed again.

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Discover boutiques that are brand new to you and the national brands that you love, too.

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Enjoy 80+ Dining Options

Enjoy 80+ dining options

From delicious shakes to mouthwatering steaks, there's something that caters to every craving.

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DISCOVER MORE AT UTC

Play

Mark your calendar and join us for store openings, free workouts, family fun and holiday celebrations.

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Work

Headquarters in the heart of everything. Impress clients. Recruit top-tier staff. Work and play do go hand in hand.

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Stay

Whether you're here for business or pleasure, get the most out of your visit to Sarasota-Bradenton by staying in the center of it all.

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HAPPENING HERE

Health & Wellness at UTC
January 19, 2023 Fun

Health & Wellness at UTC

UTC is the place to build healthy habits – and stick to them – in…

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New Year, New Mural
January 12, 2023 Art

New Year, New Mural

As a bright new year begins, we’re unveiling a bright new mural on our rotating…

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Where To Dine This Holiday Season
December 20, 2022 Food

Where To Dine This Holiday Season

Now that your holiday shopping is almost complete, it is time to start making plans…

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UTC Restaurants Open For Thanksgiving
November 18, 2022 Food

UTC Restaurants Open For Thanksgiving

Don’t feel like cooking this year? We’ve got you covered. Check out this list of…

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Holidays at UTC
November 16, 2022 Fun

Holidays at UTC

The holidays shine brightest at University Town Center! Now through January 2, shop, dine and…

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FALLing for UTC: A Food and Drink Guide
October 27, 2022 Food

FALLing for UTC: A Food and Drink Guide

  Fall is more fun at UTC, with an exciting schedule of events and tasty…

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Our Picks for Fun Fall Finds
October 10, 2022 Fun

Our Picks for Fun Fall Finds

It’s officially Fall, which means all the spookiest and coziest fall finds have arrived in…

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Say Hello to Our New Muralist
August 9, 2022 Fun

Say Hello to Our New Muralist

Hello, Sarasota! It may be back-to-school season, but we’re soaking up every last bit of…

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Back-to-School Shopping Guide
August 4, 2022 Fashion

Back-to-School Shopping Guide

It’s that time of year again! School is almost back in session, and that means…

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Beat the Heat This Summer at UTC
July 26, 2022 Fun

Beat the Heat This Summer at UTC

As the summer keeps heating up, we’re sharing a few ways to chill out. From…

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EXPLORE THE SOCIAL SCENE @utcsarasota

There's always something to see in the center of it all. Follow along and never miss a beat.

come one, come all 🎡drive over to utc on saturday for an action-packed day of fun.

🚗8:00-10:00 am | lot by ford's garage
@carsandcoffee941 featuring cool cars, live music & free coffee

💪9:30-10:30 am | the green at utc
#utcfit workout with @mackenziemckee

🎠12:00-11:00 pm | @mallatutc (parking lot 4)
sarasota winter carnival featuring 20+ rides

🍔12:00-7:00 pm | @mallatutc (parking lot 4)
sarasota burger and beer festival featuring 15 burger food trucks and craft beers from local breweries
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rev up your engines and join us for the first @carsandcoffee941 of the new year 🚘this saturday from 8-10 am, see hundreds of cool cars on display while listening to live music and sipping on complimentary coffee ☕

all show car owners are encouraged to donate $10 at the entrance to benefit @impact100srq -- an all-volunteer organization that empowers women to fund transformational grants to local nonprofits. ✨
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looking for something fun to do with your pup? 🐶 join us tonight from 6-8 pm for our monthly barks & brews event. meet us on the green for craft brews from @origin.utc 🍻live music, pup-friendly vendors & a raffle to benefit @nateshonoranimalrescue ✨

📸 @ariathered
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this is how we roll 🦞 utc is now officially home to florida's first kelly's roast beef 🎉a boston-area staple since 1951, @kellysroastbeef is bringing the area its legendary roast beef sandwich and fresh new england seafood favorites, like lobster rolls (aka lobstah rolls😉), fried clams, scallops & homemade clam chowder. ...

cold days🤝warm saunas. cozy up inside one of the private, full-spectrum infrared sauna suites at @perspirelakewoodranch ✨#utcsarasota ...

love at first bite 😍 happy national spaghetti day from @valentinopizzeria 🍝 our fav family-owned italian eatery is celebrating 10 years at utc 🎉 stop by this month to enjoy a special anniversary cocktail, birthday bucatini dish, a slice of birthday cake, and a drawing for a $100 gift card. save the date for the anniversary party on the patio on jan. 17, featuring live music by matt gerhardt. #utcsarasota ...

commit to fit 💪we're starting the new year with an all-new lineup of free #utcfit classes on the green. join us wednesday at 5:30 pm for sunset yoga and saturday at 9:30 am for a fun, full-body workout with @chicaboomfitnesssarasota and music by @downwithdjtruth ✨ bring a yoga mat and water, no registration required. #utcsarasota ...

looking for something fun to do with the fam over winter break? 👀 enjoy some playtime at @popstroke featuring mini golf, an outdoor gaming area, playground and more. 🏌️ #utcsarasota

📸@popstroke
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cheers to 2023🥂 sip on the best drinks at these 5 spots + more this new year at #utcsarasota

@georgiesutc
@postkitchenandbar
@popstroke
@apollonia_mediterranean_grill
@selvagrill
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that’s a wrap, 2022 ✨ from grand openings to special events, we’ve had such a great year with you and can’t wait for even more fun to come in 2023🤩 #utcsarasota ...

let's go to the movies 🎥 join us for the final weekend of our outdoor holiday movies under the stars series. and we can't hold it back anymore...anna and elsa will be here saturday at 6 pm for the free showing of frozen ❄️

to make your movie nights even sweeter, concessions will be available from @fiveodonuts and @unclephilsorganicpopcorn 🍩🍿

after the saturday movie, join us on the green for our family-friendly new year's event with a balloon drop and fireworks show at 9 pm. 🎆
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9 pm is the new midnight ⏰ ring in the new year early at our family-friendly celebration from 6-9 pm. partygoers of all ages can celebrate with live music by @kevinmikulamusic , face painting, games and more on the green, plus a free showing of frozen with a special visit from elsa and anna at the outdoor theater by ford's garage. the festivities will conclude at 9 pm with a balloon drop on the green and a fireworks show - the last one of the season 🎆

make it a night to remember with carriage rides, ice skating, holiday light shows and dinner at one of the great spots at #utcsarasota🥂 link in bio for event details

📷 @amyjeaninewhite
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have an ice day ❄️ the rink at utc, presented by @raysbaseball is open with extended hours through jan. 2. meet us on the ice daily from 11 am to 10 pm ⛸️link in bio for details ...

tuesday night plans are in the bag 🤩 join us tonight at 7 pm for a social event and cornhole tournament for all skill levels held in partnership with @haolenaut_941_cornhole 👏enjoy friendly cornhole competitions, giveaways & drinks for purchase from @origin.utc ...

the cold never bothered me anyway ❄️ come skate with elsa and anna this week at the rink at utc, presented by @raysbaseball ⛸️meet us there on tuesday, 12/27 from 11:30 am - 1:30 pm and Saturday, 12/31 from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm. 💙skate to link in bio to reserve your tickets ...

all is calm, all is bright ✨ select locations are open on sunday, including the rink at utc from 11 am-10 pm ⛸️🎄❤️ merriest wishes from your friends at #utcsarasota!

📸: @sunshine.by.design
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let's get crackin' ✨there are two more sleeps until the big day and we're celebrating with a special outdoor holiday movie night. join us tonight for a showing of the nutcracker and the four realms with special visits from the nutcracker, mouse king and sugar plum fairies starting at 6 pm. onsite concessions will be available from @fiveodonutco and @unclephilsorganicpopcorn 🍩🍿

📸 @lillyann_ballerina
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pov: you visit utc to shop, dine, and play in the most festive way ✨ #utcsarasota ...

ice ice baby ⛸️grab the fam and enjoy some wintertime fun at the rink at utc, presented by @raysbaseball ✨

📸@kristencdean
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‘twas the week before christmas. 🎄here are some ways to make your holidays even merrier at #utcsarasota ...

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