Yard House

Discover a lively restaurant-bar with 100+ beer taps, globally-inspired American fare, classic rock tunes and a fun atmosphere.

Opens April 2

Mote SEAsonal Tasting

Join us for a special event at Nathan Benderson Park celebrating UTC's restaurant scene and benefiting Mote SEA.

April 12

Rocco’s Tacos & Tequila Bar

Discover authentic Mexican cuisine, 300+ varieties of tequila and more at Rocco’s Tacos & Tequila Bar in the West District at UTC.

Now Open

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Who's Ready to Paddy? Your Guide to St. Patrick's Day Events at UTC
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New Year, New Mural
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biscuits with the boss ⚽ score a goal with the new ted lasso-inspired flavor at @jenisicecreams 🍦✨ this delicious team-up of crumbly shortbread cookies and buttery sweet cream is only available for a limi(ted) time. #utcsarasota ...

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let's go to the movies 🎬 bring a blanket, grab to-go from one of our district restaurants, and enjoy a family movie night on the green every fourth friday of the month.

this friday, march 24, in honor of women's history month, we're playing the disney classic Mulan. showtime begins after sunset around 7:30 pm. arrive early starting at 6:30 pm for onsite concessions and a special character meet and greet✨ link in bio for more details.

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sip & shop 🥂 join us for our monthly shopping event this thursday, march 23 from 5-9 pm on the green at #utcsarasota.

🍷 sip on complimentary drinks
🎵 listen to live music by @emilyrossmusic
🛍️ shop a curated collection of local women-owned businesses in celebration of women's history month

link in bio for more details ✨

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taco tuesday goals 🌮 but everyday is a fiesta at @roccostacos ✨ #utcsarasota ...

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spring has sprung 🌷 the new season is blooming with fresh shops and restaurants coming soon to #utcsarasota, including the highly anticipated opening of @yardhouse on april 2 ✨ discover more new additions on the horizon in our latest blog -- link in bio. ...

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happy saint patrick’s day💚 we’re feeling very lucky to be part of this community! thanks for joining us for a week full of green and good times✨ #utcsarasota ...

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who’s ready to paddy? ☘️ celebrate st. patrick’s day eve with us at the night market now until 9pm. enjoy live music by @mactiercelticrock, traditional Irish fare, green drinks, 30+ local vendors, and more. see you soon✨

📍the green at #utcsarasota near @roccostacos

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the pot o' gold you've been looking for✨
📍 @eatfreshkitchen in the shoppes at #utcsarasota

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let the shenanigans begin 💚 we've got lots o' fun planned for the green this week:

🐾barks & brews
march 14 | 6:00-8:00 pm
a st. paddy’s paw-ty for dog lovers featuring live music, drinks & dog vendors to benefit @nateshonoranimalrescue

🪁kids club
march 15 | 9:00-10:00 am
creative movement class with @jodisobol

💃st. paddy’s zumba with @yaelcampbell
march 15 | 5:30-6:30 pm
get ready to dance your shamrocks off

✨night market
march 16 | 5:00-9:00 pm
featuring live music by @mactiercelticrock, traditional irish fare, green drinks & 30+ local vendors

💪utc fit with @chicaboomfitness
march 18 | 9:30-10:30am

meet us on the green at #utcsarasota, near @roccostacos. link in bio for more details.

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start your week on a high note 🎶 bring your friends and join us next monday, march 20 at 7 pm for music bingo! test your music knowledge and you might just leave with a gift card to one of your favorite spots at utc👏 it’s free to play + seating is first come, first served. link in bio for more details.

📍the green at #utcsarasota near @roccostacos

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lucky pup 🍀🌈 join us tuesday, march 14 from 6-8 pm for a st. pawtrick's day party on the green at utc. this month's barks & brews will be plenty o' fun featuring live music, craft brews and raffles to benefit @nateshonoranimalrescue 🐶

📷 @itsbrucebih

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something new, something blu 💙 st. armands culinary gem @blukouzina is coming to the west district at UTC 👏 get ready for a greek getaway with authentic dishes, like spanakopita, moussaka and grilled whole fish, in a setting straight out of santorini. stay tuned for opening details ✨#utcsarasota ...

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it's your lucky day ☘️ we've got a shamrockin' fun lineup of events planned in honor of st. patrick's day, from lively late-night celebrations to family-friendly activities for leprechauns of all ages.💚grab your green and head to the link in our bio for the full event lineup 🌈#utcsarasota.

📍 @popstroke 📷 @topknottae

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beep beep 🚘 join us for @carsandcoffee941 on saturday, march 11 from 8-10 am. see hundreds of cool cars on display while listening to live music and sipping on complimentary coffee ☕

in support of our newest neighbor @roccomangel of @roccostacos, who was diagnosed with MS, this month's event will benefit @mssociety 🧡 all show car owners are encouraged to donate $10 at the entrance to help fund research and support services that empower people living with MS.

📍 the west district at #utcsarasota, near ford's garage

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shop, drink & be irish 🍀 get ready for plenty o' fun at our st. paddy's day-themed night market on thursday, march 16 on the green at #utcsarasota. feast on traditional irish fare and green drinks, while shopping 30+ local vendors and enjoying live performances by @mactiercelticrock and @drakeschoolofirishdance 🌈shenanigans start at 5 pm with maverick and lulu from @ctqcountry ✨ link in bio for details.

📸 @sydneylinthicum

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if you need us, we'll be at @selvagrill 🤩 ICYMI: Selva is now serving lunch Mon-Fri from 12-4 pm. the menu features a selection of the most popular appetizers, ceviche, skirt steak salad, grilled corvina sandwich and more 🍽️ #utcsarasota ...

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al fresco fitness ✨ join us this week for free outdoor fitness classes on the green at #utcsarasota.

🧘3/1 from 5:30-6:30 pm: yoga with @andrewsantryyoga
💪3/4 from 9:30-10:30 am: HIIT workout with @prosperbradenton featuring a DJ + free goodies from @vitaminshoppe_utc

free to attend, no registration required. just bring a yoga mat and water.

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