Welcome to St. Armands Circle
There’s always something new on the Circle. For instance, this inaugural newsletter, designed to keep our visitors and community up to date on all that’s going on and planned. From a new marketing campaign, to a new website
, to a new look to new merchants, we are entering the New Year with a bang – and a renewed commitment to being the unique destination that we are.
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Shopping with Friends to a Spa Pampering.
We Have It All.
Immerse yourself in an exceptional array of shops, restaurants, salons and spas in an atmosphere of casual elegance.
Treat yourself to a breath of fresh air and savor the experience as you stroll our streets and park, admiring the exquisite statuary of John Ringling, walking the Circus Ring of Fame and making new discoveries with every step.
Choose A Culinary Experience For Every Occasion
Already known for our high-quality restaurants and eclectic, casual food purveyors, the Circle is adding even more opportunities for a memorable meal or delicious snack. New additions and openings include:
Stroll Our Streets and Park Making New Discoveries With Each Step
There’s so much to see in St. Armands, that many perhaps overlook our central park, with exquisite classical Greek and Roman sculptures from the collection of circus magnate John Ringling, who envisioned an area reflective of the Renaissance cities of Italy.
Along with a bronze sculpture of John Ringing himself, the Circle also is home to the Circus Ring of Fame, which honors outstanding circus performers, owners, and animal trainers.
And always check our calendar
for special events, so you don’t miss out on anything going on on St. Armands Circle.
Memorable Days Begin Here
As noted in a recent article in the Herald-Tribune
, St. Armands Circle is topped only by the beaches when it comes to the top places people visit in Sarasota, according to Virginia Haley, president of Visit Sarasota County. And those visiting us in 2021 will not be disappointed.
In addition to our nearly 140 existing exceptional merchants, there will be some new faces – and facades – this year. They include:
· Sea Bags
, which recycles sails into nautically inspired totes and accessories.
, which stocks Pandora, Kendra Scott, Swarovski, Vineyard Vines and other fashionable items.
· Arcade Monsters
, an indoor playground for all ages that serves craft beer and wine and Cuban street food.
· Butterfly Beach
, which offers unique, on-trend clothing, accessories and goods that brings West Coast style to the beaches of Florida.
· Sea Glass Lane
, which offers clothes and accessories in color palettes borrowed from the sea.