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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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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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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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New Additions Coming Soon
July 6, 2022 Fun

New Additions Coming Soon

As the summer heats up, so does the dining and shopping scene at University Town…

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15 Best Father’s Day Gifts for the Best Dad Around
June 15, 2022 Fashion

15 Best Father’s Day Gifts for the Best Dad Around

Father’s Day is this Sunday, June 19. Finding a great gift for dad isn’t always…

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Celebrate PRIDE at UTC
June 1, 2022 Fun

Celebrate PRIDE at UTC

Celebrate the spirit of love and inclusiveness during Pride Month at UTC. We are proud…

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Meet our May Muralist
May 9, 2022 Fun

Meet our May Muralist

Goodbye April, hello May! With a new month comes a colorful and bright new mural…

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All the Best Mother’s Day Gift Ideas
May 2, 2022 Fun

All the Best Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

We’ve rounded up a few gift ideas for every kind of mom in your life.

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Spend your Spring at UTC
April 7, 2022 Fun

Spend your Spring at UTC

What to See, Do & Eat This Spring 

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Lucky Ways to Celebrate Saint Patrick's Day at UTC
March 11, 2022 Fun

Lucky Ways to Celebrate Saint Patrick's Day at UTC

Ready to celebrate the luck of the Irish and all things green? Check out all…

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EXPLORE THE SOCIAL SCENE @utcsarasota

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cheers to six years 🥂 GIVEAWAY 🥂 @mademoiselleparis.utc is celebrating 6 years at UTC with a special wine tasting dinner on thursday, september 29. we've partnered with our fav french restaurant to giveaway two tickets for you and date to enjoy this special four-course meal perfectly paired with different wines. enter for a chance to win:

👍 like this post
✨ follow @utcsarasota
👯 tag a friend

winner announced on 9/26, visit our stories for more details.
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happy fall, ya’ll 🍂 we’re celebrating with pumpkin spice everything at @normanloveconfections ...

partying is our mein hobby 🥳 @eatatbento is turning 20 and celebrating with birthday specials all weekend long 🎉

🥠friday: $10 off $40, plus free merch for the first 20 guests in line
🥡saturday: 20% off any kitchen entree
🍣sunday: free classic roll with a $20 purchase

one redemption per customer. visit our stories for more details. #utcsarasota #bentoturns20
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game on 🏀 finish summer with a slam dunk and join us this friday, september 23 on the green at #utcsarasota for a free showing of space jam: a new legacy starring NBA star lebron james and the looney tunes gang. bring the fam and enjoy onsite concessions. movie starts right after sunset 🎥 link in bio for more details ✨ ...

a fresh start to the week🍴✨
@eatfreshkitchen #utcsarasota
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Forecast calls for 100% chance of burgers🍔 @shakeshack #utcsarasota

📸 @dennismishc
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Grab your stein, throw on your lederhosen and head to @origin.utc for its first-ever #Oktoberfest celebration🍻 Tonight starting at 6 pm, enjoy live music by @thewhitecroweband, 16 German beers on tap from 9 local breweries, commemorative steins available for purchase for $15 (includes complimentary fill), and baked bavarian pretzels with beer cheese 🥨 #utcsarasota ...

let's roll 🍣 today is the last day to enjoy #tasteofutc. join us for lunch or dinner at one of the 13 participating locations around #utcsarasota and enjoy specially priced three-course menus. link in bio for the delicious details ✨ ...

summer nights, market lights 🌟 celebrate the last days of summer at the utc night market this thursday, september 15 from 7-10 pm 🌙 shop local vendors, listen to live music by @keithjamesmusic and enjoy the last night of #tasteofutc at one of the dozen participating locations around #utcsarasota 💙 (weather permitting, check our stories for updates) ...

pup service announcement 🐶 barks and brews is back tomorrow, tuesday, september 13 from 7-9 pm! all friendly dogs and their families are welcome to join us for craft brews, live music, pup-friendly vendors & more to support @nateshonoranimalrescue. link in bio for details🐾

📍 the green at #utcsarasota, between michaels and old navy
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never forget ❤️ as a special thank you to all who protect, serve and save, all firefighters, police and first responders are invited to stop by @missionbbq for a free sandwich on 9/11 🙏 located in the market at #utcsarasota. ...

from a car show to health & fitness fun, we’ve got your saturday plans covered at #utcsarasota 🤗

🚘 8-10 am: speed over to @carsandcoffee941 in the lot near @fordsgarageusa to see hundreds of cool cars, enjoy live music & sip on delicious coffee from @mademoiselleparis.utc. no registration required to show your car; spectators welcome!

💪 9:30-10:30 am: sweat it out at #UTCFIT on the green with a free outdoor #bodybymac workout by @mackenziemckee powered by @cryoxl and featuring our fav @downwithdjtruth

🎉10 am–3 pm: cool off indoors at @mallatutc ’s let's get healthy wellness expo, featuring clean cooking classes, food samples & 50+ vendors

🍴 don’t forget to take advantage of delicious lunch and dinner specials at participating #tasteofutc locations

link in bio for more details ✨
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calling all yogis 🧘‍♀️ in honor of beauty and wellness week, we're bringing you two mid-week wind down sessions at UTC ✨

1️⃣today at 4 pm, visit the @mallatutc for an indoor yoga class led by @thavmayoga and powered by @athleta. after class, enjoy wine and special offers from athleta

2️⃣starting at 5:30 pm, join us on the green at utc for an outdoor yoga session led by Hillary from @florida.blue

both classes are free and no registration is required. just bring a yoga mat and water. visit our stories for more details👏 #utcsarasota
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closed 🍴 G I V E A W A Y 🍴 attention foodies: taste of UTC is going on now through sept. 15 👏 to help you dig into the tasty three-course specials, we're giving away a $100 gift card to the participating restaurant of your choice.

to enter:
1. like this post
2. tag your dinner date
3. follow @utcsarasota

2 winners announced and contacted via DM on 9/9. link in bio for participating restaurants & menus ✨ #tasteofutc #utcsarasota
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staring into the long weekend like... 👀 we can't wait for our future neighbor @motemarinelab to open near #utcsarasota 👏 in the meantime, visit the current location in sarasota and enjoy 50% off admission every weekend in september. purchase tickets online using promo code HALF -visit the link in our stories🐟

*this offer is only available to florida residents on saturdays and sundays in september.
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let’s eat 🍴 #tasteofutc is officially underway! today through sept. 15, enjoy priced-to-entice menus at various eateries around @utcsarasota and @mallatutc🤤 link in bio for menus and delicious details ...

commit to fit 🙌 our saturday morning #UTCFIT classes are back from summer break! we're partnering with @lululemon to kick off the series this saturday at 9:30 am with a full-body workout led by @mantra_fitness, featuring music by @downwithdjtruth and goodies from @vitaminshoppe_utc 🤩 link in bio for more details. ...

fall is brewing at #utcsarasota🍂 the long-awaited PSL and other fall favorites are officially back at @starbucks! 🙌 ...

hope you’re having a sweet sunday 🍬 if you need us, we’ll be digging into all the delicious treats at @normanloveconfections 🤩 #utcsarasota ...