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    The days are long but the years are short, right? Well, around The Ranch, we measure our time in memories. How will you make your memories? Click any of the photos below to learn more!

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    Music on Main

    On the first Friday of each month, the whole community comes out for Music on Main. Live music, deejays, shopping, dancing, dining – it’s a ton of fun and all for a good cause.


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    Farmers’ market Sundays

    All year long, the weekly Farmers’ Market at Lakewood Ranch brings fresh veggies and local purveyors to the community at Waterside Place town center.

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    Ranch Nite Wednesdays

    October through May, residents and friends gather at Waterside Place for their favorite weeknight hangout. Enjoy it all from live music, food trucks, The Nite Market, cornhole and libations.


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    Seasonal Polo Events

    Watching a polo match on Sundays in season is a local tradition. Insider’s tip: get your name on the waitlist for tailgating spots early!

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    Tampa Bay Lightning Watch Parties

    This gives a whole new meaning to having some friends over to watch the Bolts! The next best thing to being in the stadium!


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    Theatre in the Field

    Seeing a live performance without the confines of a theater opens up all new possibilities – and memories that last a lifetime.


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    Holidays on the Ranch

    From Boo Fest to Santa visits to Memorial Day parades, you’ll want to be home for every holiday on The Ranch.


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    Events at Premier Sports Campus

    Come cheer on your favorite local, state and national teams. With 23 fields and 140 acres, there’s nothing else like it as an athlete or a spectator!


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    Sights + Sounds

    Every month at Lakewood Ranch, we celebrate the best local visual, musical, and performing arts the Sarasota region offers. Sights + Sounds, our newest signature event, will showcase theater, orchestra, acapella performances, art shows, and more!

    With so many events to choose from, you’re bound to find few that you like!

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