4-Day Carnival & 2-day Music & Food Festival at The Mall at University Town Center this January
The 2nd Annual Sarasota Beer & Burger Festival presented by T-Mobile returns to University Town Center with a full 4-day carnival from Jan. 21st – Jan. 24th and a 2-day food and music festival on Jan. 23 & Jan. 24. Festival entry is $10 on Saturday & Sunday, kids under 12 enter for free. Carnival ride pricing varies but entry into the carnival is free for all.
The carnival will be located on the East Side of the Mall at University Town Center near Circus Sarasota. The weekend festival kicks off with live music and juicy burgers and desserts on Saturday, January 23rd. Guests will have access to dozens of burgers from award-winning chefs and the public votes to decide which burger food truck wins the coveted People’s Choice Best Burger award. Votes will be tallied and winners will be announced on Sunday.
While rocking out with 6 of your favorite local & bay area bands, guests will enjoy our open play Beer Pong Zone, outside Hookah Lounge, and local vendors to shop memories from the event. On Saturday Only, local breweries including Naughty Monk Brewery, 3 Bridges Brewing, and 3 Car Garage Brewery will offer free samples of their latest craft brews from 12pm – 3pm. Guests will vote to decide who wins the Best Brew and Most Creative Craft awards. Winner announced on stage at 4pm Sat.
Live Music from Local Artists All Weekend
Saturday – Beat Street Band 12:30pm, Triggerfish at 2:30pm, and Reverend Barry & The Funk rocks Sarasota from 4:30pm-6:00pm.
Sunday – George Pennington III 12:30pm, BRAKE FAIL at 2:30pm, and 22N at 4:30pm-6:00pm.
Tickets into the festival can be purchased at the gate on event day. Social Distancing will be observed with extra space in the concert field. We recommend guests to bring their own lawn chairs to set up their own space and stay all day. Seating is limited. Hand sanitizing stations will be placed through the event and masks are encouraged at all times to remain safe.
WHEN & WHERE
Carnival on Jan. 21st – Jan 24th | Music and Food Festival Jan 23rd – Jan 24th.
The Mall at University Town Center | 140 University Town Center Dr, Sarasota, FL 34243