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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Youth Summit at Eastside High School

Are you between the ages of 12-17 and looking for a fun summer activity where you can earn community service ...

Tonewood Family Music Parent/Child Demo

These free classes are our chance to introduce you to the Music Together®® method of early childhood education. Be prepared ...

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 ...

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

Tonewood Family Music Parent/Child Demo

These free classes are our chance to introduce you to the Music Together®® method of early childhood education. Be prepared ...

Kids' Creation Station at Servants of Christ Anglican Church

Every Thursday in June kids ages 4-rising 6th grade are invited to Servants of Christ Anglican Church for great games, ...

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 ...

World's Largest Swimming Lesson

The nation's top water safety and training organizations are joining forces to present The World's Largest Swimming Lesson™ (WLSL) to ...

Painting with a Twist Kids Camp: Character Week

Campers will explore their creative side through paintings and other related activities. They will paint a 16X20 painting and create ...

Tonewood Family Music Parent/Child Demo

These free classes are our chance to introduce you to the Music Together®® method of early childhood education. Be prepared ...

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 ...

Michaels Camp Creativity

Join us on a summer crafting journey on Mondays, Wednesday and Friday mornings. For kids ages 3 and up! New Crafts ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Michaels, 3644 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville FL 32608
  • Cost: $3 for 30 minute session
  • Website: www.michaels.com
  • Category: Classes

Mom to Mom Support Group

Mom to Mom support group is a FREE group offering of the Alachua County Perinatal Mental Health Coalition led by ...

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 ...

Teen Driver Challenge

Parents, help your teens become better and safer drivers through our 8 hour, free 1 day Teen Driver Challenge. This ...

Tonewood Family Music Parent/Child Demo

These free classes are our chance to introduce you to the Music Together®® method of early childhood education. Be prepared ...

Aikido for Kids and Teens

Join us at Aikido of Gainesville, Inc. on Saturday for free Kids and Teens Aikido! Whats the catch? None, it's ...

Green Kids Workshop at The Green House Nursery

Kids ages 3 and up can participate in a fun Gardening Craft Activity. Please RSVP online.

Family Yoga at Depot Park

We took a few weeks' break but now we're back! Join me, Jillian Goldstein, certified yoga instructor for a yoga ...

Storytime at Greentree Park

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

Ocala Comic Con

Ocala Florida's LARGEST Comic Con returns for its 7th year! Children 10 and under are free. Media Guests, Cosplayers, Comic ...

  • 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Hilton of Ocala, 3600 SW 36th Ave, Ocala, FL, Ocala, Florida 34474
  • Cost: Children 10 and under are free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

Family Summer Camp at Bass Pro Shops

Our Family Summer Event is finally here! On EVERY Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday (starting Saturday June 22nd) from 12 - ...

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 ...

Smart Start at Zion: Music and Movement

This class allows your child to fall in love with music. Watch your toddler or preschooler respond to tempo, dynamics ...

Michaels Camp Creativity

Join us on a summer crafting journey on Mondays, Wednesday and Friday mornings. For kids ages 3 and up! New Crafts ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Michaels, 3644 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville FL 32608
  • Cost: $3 for 30 minute session
  • Website: www.michaels.com
  • Category: Classes

Kids Baking Classes at The Flour Pot Bakery

Join us for Kids Baking Classes at The Flour Pot Cafe and Bakery! For ages 5-12. The first week is ...

  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: The Flour Pot Cafe and Bakery, 13005 SW 1st Rd, Ste 137 Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: $50/class, pre-register
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Battle of the Books at Millhopper Library

Join Millhopper's Battle of the Books for Teens team. Meet once a week to discuss and quiz each other on ...

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 ...

Smart Start at Zion: Jesus and Me Music/ JAMM

Join us for a half hour of singing and dancing. This class focuses on Christian songs based on bible stories ...

  • 10:00 am - 10:30 am
  • Location: Zion Lutheran Church, 1700 NW 34th St, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $4.00 suggested donation per class per family
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Classes

Regal Summer Movie Express at Royal Park Cinema

Summer movies for kids at Regal! Bring the family to the nearest Regal theater for our 2019 Summer Movie Express ...

Toddlers Try It Art Class with Wayfaring Painter - It's Raining Cats and Dogs

Wayfaring Painter presents a series of open-ended sessions to allow the very youngest creatives to explore visual art in a ...

  • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Forage Hall at Working Food, 219 NW 10th Avenue, Gainesville
  • Cost: Registration cost is on a sliding scale of $8-15 for each toddler, plus $1 for additional siblings over age 5. Family group discounts available, check ticketing page for details. Free for adult caregivers and young babies in laps or arms.
  • Website: wayfaringpainter.squarespace.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Classes

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 ...

Michaels Camp Creativity

Join us on a summer crafting journey on Mondays, Wednesday and Friday mornings. For kids ages 3 and up! New Crafts ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Michaels, 3644 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville FL 32608
  • Cost: $3 for 30 minute session
  • Website: www.michaels.com
  • Category: Classes

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

Kids' Creation Station at Servants of Christ Anglican Church

Every Thursday in June kids ages 4-rising 6th grade are invited to Servants of Christ Anglican Church for great games, ...

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

Summer at the Library- Mark Alan Magic at Millhopper Library

Mark Alan Magic presents "SPACE"; the comedy magic show that is out of this world! A fast and funny magic program ...

Kids Sewing Camp at Crafty Gemini

Ages 7+. Boys & girls welcome. No experience needed. We provide everything- fabric, tools, notions, patterns, etc. No sewing machine needed. We provide ...

  • 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Crafty Gemini’s Shop & Studio: 501F NW 23rd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: $55
  • Website: craftygemini.com
  • Category: Classes

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

Learn with JoAnn: Kids Dress Sewing

Skill Level 3 : Advanced Kids Class Learn how to work with knit apparel fabric, to create trendy shoulder cut-outs, to ...

  • 9:30 am
  • Location: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft, 3202 SW 35th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: $45
  • Website: www.joann.com
  • Category: Classes

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 ...

Michaels Camp Creativity

Join us on a summer crafting journey on Mondays, Wednesday and Friday mornings. For kids ages 3 and up! New Crafts ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Michaels, 3644 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville FL 32608
  • Cost: $3 for 30 minute session
  • Website: www.michaels.com
  • Category: Classes

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 ...

Princess Jasmine's Painting Class at Do Art with Yopp

In celebration of the new movie Aladdin, join Capes & Tiaras Princess Jasmine for a 60 minute interactive step by ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 4780 NW 39th Ave, Suite 5, Gainesville FL 32605
  • Cost: $25/child
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

NBA Player Corey Brewer's Parent/Child Basketball Camp

Parents and children can have fun playing together at a basketball camp with NBA Player and former Gator Corey Brewer ...

Aikido for Kids and Teens

Join us at Aikido of Gainesville, Inc. on Saturday for free Kids and Teens Aikido! Whats the catch? None, it's ...

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 ...

Family Yoga at Depot Park

We took a few weeks' break but now we're back! Join me, Jillian Goldstein, certified yoga instructor for a yoga ...

Storytime at Greentree Park

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

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 ...

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 ...

Family Summer Camp at Bass Pro Shops

Our Family Summer Event is finally here! On EVERY Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday (starting Saturday June 22nd) from 12 - ...