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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February 25

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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Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of ongoing programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, after-school crafts, Read ...

Micos Legacy Spring Powwow

Join us for our annual Spring Native American Heritage Festival* The Sovereign Nation of the Oklevueha Band of Yamassee Seminoles proudly ...

Into the Woods: Purim Carnival

Join us as Congregation B'nai Israel and Temple Shir Shalom come together in celebration of Purim at Jordan Glen School! ...

  • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Jordan Glen, 12425 SW 154th St, Archer, FL 32618
  • Cost: $15 per child
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Gamesville Tabletop Family Game Day

The greatest joys of gaming is sharing those games with people. Bring your friends, bring your kids, bring whoever you ...

Active Streets and 352Creates: Create in Community

Join Active Streets + 352Creates Sunday, February 25th 11am-3pm in downtown Gainesville, Florida. Stay tuned for the final route! 352Creates 'Create ...

  • 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: South Main Street and surrounding Depot Park area, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of ongoing programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, after-school crafts, Read ...

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 ...

UF Engineering and Science Fair

This event is geared towards younger students and open to schools from all over Florida. For more information, email our ...

Smart Start at Zion: Music & Movement

Come sing, dance, and play at Smart Start at Zion's Music and Movement class. We sing and play a new ...

  • 10:00 am
  • Location: Zion Lutheran Church, 1700 NW 34th Street, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $2.00/family per class
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Next Star Auditions

Next Star is holding auditions in Gainesville for acting, modeling, singing and dancing. Ages 6 months and up.

  • 6:00 pm
  • Location: Hilton- University of Florida Conference Center, 1714 SW. 34th. Street, Gainesville, FL. 32607
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.nextauditions.com
  • Category: Auditions

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of ongoing programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, after-school crafts, Read ...

IHOP National Pancake Day

Enjoy a FREE short stack of our Original Buttermilk Pancakes and donate to help children battling critical illnesses. Every stack ...

  • 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Location: IHOP, 3625 SW 13th Street, Gainesville FL 32608
  • Website: www.ihop.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Head Start Registration

Head Start is now accepting applications for children who will be 3 or 4 years old by September 01, 2018 ...

  • 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Fearnside Family Services Center, 3600 NE 15th St., Gainesville FL 32609
  • Website: www.sbac.edu
  • Category: Informational

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/member, $13.25 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

Blue Lagoon Aquatic Center Mothers in Motion

This class is tailored for the prenatal and new mommas and focuses on providing a low-impact, safe environment to stretch ...

  • 9:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: Blue Lagoon Aquatic Center, 13585 NW 101st Dr Ste 500, 32615 Alachua
  • Cost: Members with Aerobic Package Free Non-Members: $8 + Tax = $8.52
  • Website: bluelagoonaquaticcenter.com
  • Category: Classes

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of ongoing programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, after-school crafts, Read ...

Allied Capoeira Tot Tumbling and Music WEST

See what your little one is capable of in our Tot Tumbling and Music class! They will be exposed to ...

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 ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:15 am
  • Location: 7050 Archer Rd., Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: 10 classes is $60, 5 classes $40 or drop in rate of $10.
  • Website: independancestudio.com
  • Category: Classes

Homeschool Pottery at Do Art with Yopp

Explore a pottery wheel with an experienced instructor. Each child will get the chance to create their own pot on ...

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 Gentle ...