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20+ Spots for Late-Night Bites at UTC
May 25, 2023 Food

20+ Spots for Late-Night Bites at UTC

Where to find food after 10 p.m.

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Mother’s Day at UTC
April 26, 2023 Fun

Mother’s Day at UTC

Moms are the best and deserve a day to be celebrated. Find everything you need…

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New Mural in Bloom
March 31, 2023 Art

New Mural in Bloom

Spring is here and we’re celebrating the season of new beginnings with a new mural…

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Have an Egg-citing Easter at UTC
March 31, 2023 Fun

Have an Egg-citing Easter at UTC

With Easter around the corner, now is the time to start planning fun-filled celebrations with…

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15 Amazing Things to Do This Spring at UTC
March 21, 2023 Fun

15 Amazing Things to Do This Spring at UTC

Spring is blooming at UTC! Discover a new season full of bright and fresh things…

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UTC Welcomes Spring Season with a Fresh New Lineup of Stores and Restaurants
March 20, 2023 Fashion

UTC Welcomes Spring Season with a Fresh New Lineup of Stores and Restaurants

Spring is here and new businesses are budding up all over University Town Center. A…

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Who's Ready to Paddy? Your Guide to St. Patrick's Day Events at UTC
March 2, 2023 Fun

Who's Ready to Paddy? Your Guide to St. Patrick's Day Events at UTC

If you’re looking for fun festivities in honor of St. Patrick’s Day, you’re in luck! …

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Celebrate Valentine's Day at UTC
February 7, 2023 Food

Celebrate Valentine's Day at UTC

Plan a memorable Valentine’s Day at UTC with our guide to romantic restaurants and eateries…

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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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calling all night owls 🌙 long summer days are here and that means late summer nights. if you’re looking for a place to eat after 9 pm, you’re in luck! we’ve round up 20+ spots around #utcsarasota offering late-night eats.🍕✨ link in bio for all the delicious details. ...

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let's roll 🏁 head over to #utcsarasota this saturday to celebrate the 12th anniversary of @carsandcoffee941. join us from 8-10 am to see hundreds of cool cars on display while enjoying live music and complimentary coffee from @mademoiselleparis.utc ☕

all show car owners are encouraged to donate $10 at the entrance to benefit @infinitewishesfoundation, a nonprofit organization that provides wish trips for adults with life-threatening illnesses and respite trips for combat-wounded military, veterans and first responders❤️

📍 the west district at utc, near @fordsgarageusa

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welcome to sarasota, youth nats 🤩 we wish you the best of luck at the @usrowing youth national championships at @nathanbendersonpark. after the races, soak up all the popular shops, restaurants and entertainment offerings at #utcsarasota✨

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double the movies, double the fun🎬 our last screen on the green got rained out, so we're doubling up the fun this month with 2️⃣ family-friendly outdoor movies on the green. join us for face painting, character meet and greets, and showtimes starting around 8pm.✨

👩🏽 friday, 6/9: encanto
*starting at 7pm, meet mirabel and isabella

🧛‍♂️friday, 6/23: hotel transylvania 4
*starting at 7pm, meet mavis dracula and more

📍the green at #utcsarasota, near @roccostacos
limited seating is available. guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets.

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it might be national donut day, but all we can think about are cinnamon rolls😍 we’re so egg-cited to share that @thebreakfastcompanyfl is coming to the shoppes at #utcsarasota this september 🍳 get ready for classic and creative breakfast dishes, lunch offerings, scratch-baked goods and more✨ ...

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let’s dance🎵 join us this week for two incredible UTC live on the green shows:

🤠wednesday, may 31 | starting at 7pm
country concert with @ctqcountry featuring @tenillearts

🎸thursday, june 1 | starting at 6:30pm
performance by high-energy dance band @nofilterband

admission is free and no registration is required. chairs and blankets are recommended. link in bio for more details!

📍 the green at #utcsarasota, located near @roccostacos 🌮

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berry good mornings start at @mademoiselleparis.utc 🍓✨
📍 the shoppes at #utcsarasota

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summer vacation ☀️ we're totally here for hot girl summer, but it's starting to get too hot for outdoor workouts🔥 join us this saturday at 9:30 am for our last #utcfit of the season featuring a 60-minute yoga class with @marinatraubyoga 🧘but don't sweat it yogis, you can still join us every wednesday at 6:30pm for sunset yoga on the green.

📍 the green at #utcsarasota, near @vitaminshoppe_utc
📸 @jomarie__

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lunch plans? we've got you covered🌯 enjoy fresh açaí bowls, smoothies, cold-pressed juices, wraps, salads and more at @3natives ✨ open daily in the west district at #utcsarasota. ...

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we're beefing up the dining scene at #utcsarasota 🥩 @flemingssteakhouse is coming soon, so get your taste buds ready for prime steaks, seafood and world-class wines 🍷✨ ...

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craving something sweet? 🍦 head to @jenisicecreams to dig into some limited-time flavors, including the widely debated everything bagel made with sesame, poppy seeds, onions and garlic swirled into a subtly sweet cream cheese ice cream. 🥯

other crave-worthy new flavors include strawberry buttermilk, powdered jelly donut, and lemon and blueberry parfait✨ #utcsarasota

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calling all country music fans 🤠 saddle up, because we have a special utc live on the green just for you! join us wednesday, may 31 for a boot scootin’ good time featuring a live performance by rising country star @tenillearts ✨

the free outdoor concert starts at 7pm with special guests maverick and lulu from @ctqcountry and an opening performance by country artist @kevinmikulamusic 🎸 limited seating available, chairs + blankets are recommended.

📍 the green at #utcsarasota, located near @roccostacos
📸 @tenilleartsupdates

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blue skies & pizza pies 🍕✨
📍 @blazepizza #utcsarasota

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night life ✨ join us on the green this thursday, may 18 from 6:30-9:30pm for the utc night market 🌙 shop local vendors, listen to live music by @jezabellerocks & sip on drinks from @georgiesutc 🥂 we’ll see you there! #utcsarasota ...

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moms are the center of our world💐 wishing all the moms and mom figures out there a sweet mother's day 💖 #utcsarasota

📍 @jenisicecreams 📸 @stacycunneen

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walking into mother's day weekend like...💖 celebrate mom with specialty dining at #utcsarasota.

🥂 @georgiesutc
indulge in a brunch buffet complete with a mimosa & bloody mary bar (reservations required)

🌮 @roccostacos
complimentary dessert or happy hour margarita for mom with entrée purchase

✨ @fordsgarageusa
brunch from 10:30am-3:00pm with $5 mimosas for mom

🏌️‍♂️ @popstroke
complimentary mimosa for mom with the purchase of a round of golf

🍴 @tandoorsrq
enjoy an all-you-can-eat lunch buffet with flavorful indian cuisine (reservations required)

🥖 @mademoiselleparis.utc
savor a special 4-course dinner with live music
(reservations required)

🐟 @bonefishgrill
dinner special featuring filet, scallops and shrimp paired with a wildflower martini

🍰 @glorydaysgrill.flga
free bread puddin' bites + $15 bonus card with entrée purchase

🍩 @fiveodonutco
free donut for moms & single dads with a kiddo in tow! open 8am-1pm or until sold out

☕ @rainingberriesofficial
free coffee for mom with any purchase

📸 @chlo_canterbury

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revving up for the weekend 🚘 join us for @carsandcoffee941 this saturday, may 13 from 8-10 am. come see hundreds of cool cars while listening to live music and sipping on complimentary coffee from @mademoiselleparis.utc ☕

in honor of national foster care awareness month, this month's event will support @thetwigcares, a local organization that provides free clothing, shoes, accessories, books and more to over 300 foster children each month.💙 all show car owners are encouraged to donate $10 at the entrance to benefit this important charity.

📍 the west district at #utcsarasota, near @fordsgarageusa

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get pumped 🏋️‍♂️ join us this saturday at 9:30am for a workout on the green with @f45_training_lwrsouth + @prosperbradenton 💪the high-energy, full-body HIIT workout for all fitness levels is being hosted by @lululemon and will feature beats by @downwithdjtruth and goodies from @vitaminshoppe_utc 🤩

#utcfit classes are held on the green at utc, near @roccostacos. no registration is required, just bring a yoga mat and water. #utcsarasota

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