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Sarasota Winter Carnival

Sarasota, FL
January 16 - January 20, 2020
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Enjoy a daily carnival with midway rides and games for all ages and favorite fair food, and the Beer & Burger Throw Down on Saturday, featuring over 30 different burgers, free craft beer sampling, a crafter market and live music including Guns N’ Roses tribute band Nightrain.

Parking and admission are free.

Unlimited ride wristbands (for riders 36 inches and taller) are $30 on site or online in advance for $20 each, 2 for $35 or a Family 4 Pack (2 adult/2 child wristbands) for $60. After 5 pm Thurs., Jan. 16, online wristbands are $25 each or a Family 4 Pack for $85.

Ride tickets are also available at the carnival for $1.50 each, $30 for 20 tickets, or $60 for 50 tickets plus 1 free ride. (Rides take 2 or more tickets each.)

Visit the website for coupon savings: $5 off regular-price ride wristbands, $5 off a 50-ticket Super Saver Family Pack, and $2 off a $10 food purchase.

Carnival hours are 5-11 pm Thursday – Friday, noon – 11 pm Saturday – Sunday and noon – 9 pm Monday outside The Mall at University Town Center.

For more information, call 866-666-3247.

Visit the “Sarasota Beer & Burger Throw Down” event on Facebook for updates on the Saturday festivities.


  • Carnival
    • Thursday: 5pm – 11pm
    • Friday: 5pm – 11pm
    • Saturday: 12 noon – 11pm
    • Sunday: 12 noon – 11pm
    • Monday: 10am – 9pm
  • Beer & Burger Throw Down
    • Saturday: 12 noon – 6pm


  • Free

Event Sites & Contact

Vendor Info

For vendor inquiries, visit the “Contact Us” page at or call 866-666-3247.

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The Mall at University Town Center
140 University Town Center Dr, Sarasota, FL 34243
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