Gainesville Family Events Calendar

The Fun 4 Gator Kids Calendar is the most comprehensive online family calendar in the Gainesville area. Please let us know if you are aware of an event that is not listed! Listings are FREE! Submit an Event

PLEASE NOTE: Events and programs are subject to last minute cancellations and changes. Before attending, please contact the business or event host to confirm that the event/program is still taking place, and to register or RSVP if required.


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Family Fun includes festivals, carnivals, family fun nights, fairs and other types of fun family events.

Events and programs for kids with special needs

Races, Walks, 5Ks includes listings for all types of athletic competitions that kids can participate in - not just watch.

Informational presentations such as talks, seminars, and demonstrations 

Family friendly shows and concerts

 

Family friendly events and programs taking place at area libraries.

Casting calls for productions and performances in need of kids under 18.

Other family-friendly events like mini-photo sessions consignment sales and other events that don't fit into another category

Sporting events and home games for local sports teams

One time classes open to kids and families. 

Holiday events with themes focused on specific holidays like Halloween, Christmas, Easter, 4th of July, etc.

Events and pageants where kids or families compete to win a title or prize.

Ongoing Programs includes any family programs that occur on an ongoing basis such as every week or every month.

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Ginnie Springs Annual Egg Hunts

Each year, we celebrate Easter Sunday with events for children and adults. We have 2 egg hunts, one on land, ...

Kids Yoga at Depot Park

Join certified yoga instructor Jillian Goldstein Yoga with Jillian on Sundays at 9:30am on The Hill at Depot Park for ...

Egg Hunt at Kanapaha Presbyterian Church

Bring the children for an old-fashioned Easter Egg Hunt behind Memorial Hall on Easter morning! The fun starts at 9:45 ...

Storytime at Greentree Park

Every Sunday - Join us at Greentree Park for a Christian-based story time aimed at preschoolers through 5th graders that ...

Pottery Wheel Class at Do Art with Yopp

Have you always wanted to try your hand at a pottery wheel? How cool would it be to make your ...

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, crafts, movies, gaming, and ...

Enriching Your World with Art

Monday art class for kids 5-15 Discover and create with the visual language of art! Explore different art media while ...

Meet Magic Mike at Bev's Burgers in High Springs

Magic Mike will visit your table with magic and balloons on Monday nights at Bev's Burgers. Fun for the whole ...

Sun Country Stay and Play

Get moving every Tuesday and Friday morning! Stay and Play helps children ages 5 years old and younger to develop ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: $11.50/member, $14 non-member, punchcards available, free for non-walkers, Free for members under the age of 2; and 1/2 price for non-members under the age of 2.
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Oak Hall School's Early Childhood Learning Center Stay and Play

Oak Hall School invites families with children ages 2, 3, & 4 to visit our Early Childhood Learning Center. Meet our ...

  • 9:30 am - 10:30 am
  • Location: Oak Hall School Early Childhood Learning Center,1700 SW 75th St, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: free, RSVP online
  • Website: www.signupgenius.com
  • Category: Informational, Free

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, crafts, movies, gaming, and ...

Toddler Story and Art Time at Do Art with Yopp

Join us on Tuesday and Thursday mornings for Toddler Story and Art! This is a great opportunity to meet new ...

UF Shands Breastfeeding Mothers Support Group

Join our breastfeeding support group every Tuesday. Facilitated by Breastfeeding Educators.

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, crafts, movies, gaming, and ...

La Leche Meeting at Millhopper Library

La Leche League of Gainesville will hold two meetings a month: -2nd Saturday of the month at 10am at the Tower ...

Flip Factory Zone Playgroup

Come and play with your kids and fellow moms and dads of Alachua County for flipping good time at Flip ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 7400 W. Newberry Road, Gainesville Florida, 32605
  • Cost: Purchase a 30 minute jump for $8 and get another 30 minute jump free.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

IndepenDance Studio i.Baby and Me Classes

Come join our "Mommy and Me" styled class! At i.Baby & Me, we encourage mommies, daddies, grandparents, caretackers or anyone ...

Sun Country Sports Center Gym Jam Wednesdays

Gym Jam is the perfect gymnastics option for your child if you don’t want to commit to regularly scheduled class ...

Storytime with Book Lady Erin

NEW TIME! Join us at 9:30AM every Thursday in April and May for story time! Bring your little ones and ...

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, crafts, movies, gaming, and ...

Skate Station Tiny Tots

Ages 5 & Under can Bounce, Play, Skate, and Ride! Feel free to bring your own ride on toys and ...

Cade Museum Little Sparks Thursday Preschool Program

Join us on Thursdays for our Little Sparks preschool program for children 4 and under. Introduce your preschooler to STEAM ...

  • 10:15 am - 11:15 am
  • Location: 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, Fl 32601
  • Cost: Program included with regular admission.
  • Website: www.cademuseum.org
  • Category: Classes

Toddler Story and Art Time at Do Art with Yopp

Join us on Tuesday and Thursday mornings for Toddler Story and Art! This is a great opportunity to meet new ...

Sun Country Stay and Play

Get moving every Tuesday and Friday morning! Stay and Play helps children ages 5 years old and younger to develop ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: $11.50/member, $14 non-member, punchcards available, free for non-walkers, Free for members under the age of 2; and 1/2 price for non-members under the age of 2.
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, crafts, movies, gaming, and ...

IndepenDance Open Studio iPlaydates

Come join our Open Studio iplaydate every Friday! At i.Baby & Me, we encourage mommies, daddies, grandparents, caretakers or anyone ...

Gamesville Tabletop Learn To Play Magic the Gathering

Free Magic the Gathering lessons. You also get a free deck to take home and practice with.

Parkrun at Depot Park

Join us for Depot Park parkrun's free weekly 5k to run, jog, walk, or volunteer! If you have never participated ...

Run the Good Race

We are excited to present once again, the 4th Annual "Run the Good Race" 5KWalk/Run and 10K Run to generate awareness ...

Micanopy Color Run

5K Color Run through the scenic town of Micanopy. There will be eight color stations where you can choose to ...

  • 8:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Micanopy Area Cooperative School, 802 NW Seminary Ave, Micanopy, FL
  • Cost: $15-25, $5 pancake breakfast
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Races, Walks, 5Ks

Baby Gator Spring Scurry 5K

Come out and support Baby Gator Child Development and Research Center at the University of Florida in this family fun ...

  • 8:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: UF Commuter Lot, 2015 Gale Lemerand Drive Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: $20-Adults/$10-Kids
  • Website: runsignup.com
  • Category: Races, Walks, 5Ks

Haile Farmers Market Spring Food and Arts Festival

Spring has sprung at Haile Farmers Market! All of the warm weather got us thinking, it is almost time for ...

Skate Station Summer Camp Bash

Come out and sign-up for Funworks Summer Action Camp and receive 10% off Paid-In-Full Camp Fees! Sign up for Camp and ...

  • 12:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: sign up for camp and skate free
  • Website: funworks.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Pup Ruck 5k

Bring your family and dogs to beautiful Depot Park for the 3rd Annual Pup Ruck 5K Run/Walk benefiting Service Dogs ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Depot Park, 874 Southeast 4 Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: $25, children 4 and under are free
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Races, Walks, 5Ks

Spring GLAM Craft Show at Cypress and Grove

Come join us for the a new, spring version of GLAM Craft Show on Sunday, April 28 at Cypress & ...

  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Cypress & Grove Brewing Co., 1001 NW 4th St, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

High Springs Pioneer Days Festival

Join the High Springs Chamber of Commerce for the 43rd Annual Pioneer Days Festival located in historic downtown High Springs! ...

Kulaqua River Ranch Water Park: Community Sundays

In an effort to support the families of our community, Camp Kulaqua opens the River Ranch during specific Sundays during ...

Tot Trot Nature Walks at the Florida Museum

Get your toddler excited about exploring the great outdoors! Join Discovery Zone Nature Ambassadors for a safe and exciting hands-on ...

  • 9:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Florida Museum of Natural History, 3215 Hull Road, Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: $8 per child/adult pair -$4 for each additional child/person Museum Member Cost: -$6 per child/adult pair -$3 for each additional child/person
  • Website: www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu
  • Category: Family Fun, Ongoing Programs

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, crafts, movies, gaming, and ...

Florida Museum Homeschool Day:Butterfly Rainforest

Home-schoolers are invited to participate in a program at the Museum! These special days allow home-schoolers of all ages to ...

  • 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Location: Florida Museum of Natural History, 3215 Hull Road Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: $7/person admission includes Butterfly Rainforest exhibit entry, Ages under 3 are free
  • Website: www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu
  • Category: Family Fun

Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale

Friends of the Library (FOL) of Alachua County is hosting their semi-annual book sale. Join us for one of the ...

  • 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: 430-B North Main Street, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free admission
  • Website: www.folacld.org
  • Category: Other

Sun Country Stay and Play

Get moving every Tuesday and Friday morning! Stay and Play helps children ages 5 years old and younger to develop ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: $11.50/member, $14 non-member, punchcards available, free for non-walkers, Free for members under the age of 2; and 1/2 price for non-members under the age of 2.
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, crafts, movies, gaming, and ...

Toddler Story and Art Time at Do Art with Yopp

Join us on Tuesday and Thursday mornings for Toddler Story and Art! This is a great opportunity to meet new ...

UF Shands Breastfeeding Mothers Support Group

Join our breastfeeding support group every Tuesday. Facilitated by Breastfeeding Educators.

Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale

Friends of the Library (FOL) of Alachua County is hosting their semi-annual book sale. Join us for one of the ...

  • 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: 430-B North Main Street, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free admission
  • Website: www.folacld.org
  • Category: Other