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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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 ...

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

Alachua eSchool Elementary Enrollment Fair

Our Elementary Enrollment Fair is scheduled for April 27th from 10am - 11:30am. Please come to the campus to meet ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Alachua eSchool campus - 2802 NE 8th Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32641
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: aes.sbac.edu
  • Category: Informational, Free

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 ...

Global Mixed Martial Arts Academy Classes

Global Mixed Martial Arts offers a variety of classes stand alone classes for kids aged 5 and up. Mondays: Bushido for ...

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 ...

Wild Hog Canoe and Kayak Race

For Racers: Commonly referred to as the roughest, wildest, most challenging canoe race in America! The race takes place on Florida’s ...

Step 317 Unicorn Mini Session

These magical sessions will be outdoors with a real pony decked out as a unicorn. The pony is the perfect ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: $49 session fee
  • Website: step317.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Run the Good Race 5k/10k Walk/Run

Lace up your sneakers and join the Sarantos Family, World Help, and Created Gainesville at the 3rd Annual RUN THE ...

  • 8:00 am
  • Location: North Florida Regional Medical Center, 6420 W Newberry Road Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: Kids under 10 are free, $20 Students, $30 Adults
  • Website: rungoodrace.com
  • Category: Races, Walks, 5Ks

My School Color Run

This is a family friendly run/walk thru scenic downtown Micanopy. You can get sprayed with colored water during your run/walk ...

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 ...

UF Spring Soccer ID Camp

The ID Camp provides the ideal developmental atmosphere for the serious soccer player with ambitions of playing collegiate soccer. You ...

Family Bird Walk for Kids with Alachua Audubon at the Zoo

We will look for birds outside the zoo and then see some special birds inside the zoo walls. Appropriate for children ...

Kulaqua River Ranch: Community Sundays

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

  • 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: River Ranch Water Park, 23400 NW 212 Ave, High Springs FL 32643
  • Cost: $11.75/person | Children 3 and under are free
  • Website: www.campkulaqua.com
  • Category: Family Fun

High Springs Pioneer Days Festival

Come join us for two days full of fun and entertainment for the whole family. On Saturday evening, from 5 ...

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 ...

Tower Road Library LEGOspace

Please join us for LEGOspace where kids can have an hour to work together (or separately) and build something awesome ...

Global Mixed Martial Arts Academy Classes

Global Mixed Martial Arts offers a variety of classes stand alone classes for kids aged 5 and up. Mondays: Bushido for ...

Corks and Colors: All Ages Jellyfish

Perfect for kids or adults with any level of experience! Canvas options are 10x10in ($15), 12x16in ($20), or 16x20in ($25).