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15 Amazing Things to Do This Spring at UTC

March 21, 2023 Fun

Spring is blooming at UTC! Discover a new season full of bright and fresh things to taste, see and do.

Shop

1. Refresh your spring wardrobe with fashionable apparel and accessories from one of the 250+ shops around the district and within the Mall at UTC. Find the season’s top fashion trends at Anthropologie, Urban Outfitters, Scout & Molly’s Boutique, Nordstrom Rack, Marshalls, TJ Maxx and more.

2. Freshen up your home. Give your digs the same treatment as your closet by swapping out winter items with decor that features pops of color, floral prints and natural elements. Find decor for an indoor and outdoor refresh at Homesense, HomeGoods, Bassett, Ethan Allen, Pottery Barn, Crate & Barrel and more. 

3.  Sip a glass of wine with friends while you shop a curated collection of local artisans at our monthly Sip & Shop series on The Green at UTC.

4. Spring into the season at our Night Market, held every third Thursday of the month at The Green at UTC. April’s event will feature live music by the Doug South Band and nearly 40 vendors offering handcrafted goods, jewelry, plants, art and more.

5. Get spruced up for spring. Transform your hair for the new season, try your hand at the newest nail trends and renew your skin at beauty boutiques like Cutting Loose Salon, Sirius Day Spa, Face Foundrie, Blossom Nail Spa, and Perspire.

Dine

6. Dine al fresco at the new Rocco’s Tacos & Tequila Bar. Soak up the sun while sinking your teeth into authentic Mexican specialties and tableside guac.

7. Celebrate UTC’s growing restaurant scene while supporting the Mote Science Education Aquarium at the Mote SEAsonal Tasting event on April 12. The food and wine festival will showcase the talents of 10 UTC restaurants, along with live music, raffles and an exciting update on Mote’s new location. Get your tickets now.

8. Savor the flavors of spring during the Taste of UTC dining promotion April 10-30. Enjoy a variety of priced-to-entice lunch and dinner menus at 10 of your favorite restaurants around UTC.

9. Get your fix of fabulous florals at Raining Berries. Stop by this Instagram-worthy spot and indulge in the mouthwatering menu of fresh smoothies, açai bowls, coffees, teas and so much more.

10. Grab a beer and a bite to eat at the new Yard House opening April 2. Head over to this modern public house for the world’s largest selection of draft beer (100+ taps!), an extensive menu of classic American fare with globally inspired flavors and a carefully crafted playlist of classic rock music… 

Play

11. Swing into spring at PopStroke and play like a pro on two 18-hole Tiger Woods-designed putting courses. There’s an outdoor game area, playground, rooftop bar and full-service restaurant to enjoy these sunny days and perfect spring nights.  

12. Enjoy a night full of live entertainment at UTC Live, held the first Thursday of every month. Our next outdoor concert is popping up on April 6 and will feature the best 80’s, 90’s and today’s hits by high-energy, five-piece band 22N. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and be ready to rock.

13. Catch an outdoor flick at Screen on the Green, held the fourth Friday of every month. Grab your lawn chairs and blankets and join us for free, family-friendly movies, plus face painting, onsite concessions and character meet-and-greets. 

14. Say goodbye to the winter blues at our outdoor Music Bingo. Join us every third Monday of the month for a fun twist on classic bingo. Bring your friends and get here early to enjoy dinner from one of the 80+ eateries around UTC.

15. Get creative at Board & Brush and design your own spring-themed wooden sign. During DIY workshops, choose from hundreds of templates, colors and sizes to make the perfect piece for yourself or a gift for someone else.

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