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

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September 19

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

Get Air Gainesville Toddler Time

Bring your little one, who is under 46 inches, from 10 am to Noon on Tuesday or Thursday and the ...

Allied Capoeira Tot Tumbling and Music

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

Free Tinkergarten Trial

Tinkergarten provides educational and fun classes for kids ages 18 months to 8 years old, in the healthiest classroom of ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:15 am
  • Location: Jonesville Park behind the basketball courts
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.tinkergarten.com
  • Category: 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 ...

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

Skate Station Funworks Wacky Wednesday

All attractions are just $3.50, including Bounce House (5-9pm)!

  • 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $3.50 admission, $3.50 attractions
  • Website: funworks.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

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 ...

Skate Station Tiny Tots: Thursdays

Ages 10 & Under can Bounce, Play, Skate, and Ride! Feel free to bring your own ride on toys 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 ...

Magic Mike at HobbyTown USA

Hobby Town now has a magic department! Magic Mike will be demonstrating magic that you can do from 2-4pm on ...

KIDS Painting Class at Do Art with Yopp

Let us walk you step by step through creating this fun piece of art! Do Art will provide everything you ...

Spirit Fest: Music and Art Fair

An all ages, two day Music and Art Fair in the heart of Gainesville. Amazing Regional Bands - Craft Vendors - ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Heartwood Soundstage, 619 S Main St., Gainesville, Florida 32605
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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

Homeschool Pottery Class

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

4-H Day at Legoland

Family fun event open to anyone- you don't have to be a member or volunteer with 4-H to receive the ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: LEGOLAND
  • Cost: $35-$55
  • Category: Family Fun

Spirit Fest: Music and Art Fair

An all ages, two day Music and Art Fair in the heart of Gainesville. Amazing Regional Bands - Craft Vendors - ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Heartwood Soundstage, 619 S Main St., Gainesville, Florida 32605
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

Alachua County Heart Walk

The Heart Walk is the American Heart Association's premiere event for raising funds to save lives from this country's No. ...

Bioblitz at Watermelon Pond

Want to be a field biologist for a day? Help discover what lives in Watermelon Pond Wildlife and Environmental Area ...

  • 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Watermelon Pond WEA entrance off SW 250th Street, Newberry, Florida.
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

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 ...

Elephant Appreciation Day

Come join the fun and learn All About Elephants! Two Tails Ranch / All About Elephants, is having their 6th annual ...

  • 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 18655 NE 81 Street, Williston FL 32696
  • Cost: $10 per person, kids 2 and under are free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Gainesville Games

The Gainesville Games is a sports field day held at Depot Park on Sun, Sept 24th 2017. Games include: Human ...

  • 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Depot Park 200 SE Depot Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: $15-$150
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Painting with a Twist: Paris

Ages 7 and up are welcome! Ages 7-12 MUST be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the class. ...

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 ...

Corks and Colors: Kids Class Spooky Cat Canvas

Drop off or hang out while the kids learn step by step how to create their own painting! All materials and ...

Meet Magic Mike at Bev's Burgers in High Springs

Magic Mike will Magic Mike will visit your table with magic and balloons. Fun for the whole family.

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

Free Art Class Demo at Tonewood Family Music

B Original Art is offering a Parent/Child class for children ages 2-5. This will be a 6 week course for ...

Get Air Gainesville Toddler Time

Bring your little one, who is under 46 inches, from 10 am to Noon on Tuesday or Thursday and the ...

Allied Capoeira Tot Tumbling and Music

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

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

Skate Station Funworks Wacky Wednesday

All attractions are just $3.50, including Bounce House (5-9pm)!

  • 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $3.50 admission, $3.50 attractions
  • Website: funworks.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

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 ...

Free Art Class Demo at Tonewood Family Music

B Original Art is offering a Parent/Child class for children ages 2-5. This will be a 6 week course for ...

Skate Station Tiny Tots: Thursdays

Ages 10 & Under can Bounce, Play, Skate, and Ride! Feel free to bring your own ride on toys 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 ...

Magic Mike at HobbyTown USA

Hobby Town now has a magic department! Magic Mike will be demonstrating magic that you can do from 2-4pm on ...

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

Homeschool Pottery Class

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

Gamesville Tabletop Learn To Play Magic the Gathering

Gamesville Tabletop Inc is setting aside time to teach Magic the Gathering to beginners. We've always been willing, and have ...

Archery Open Shooting

Open shooting is available to non-members on Fridays from 5-7 pm. We do ask that you call to confirm that ...

  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Easton Newberry Archery Center, 24880 NW 16th Ave, Newberry FL
  • Cost: $20 per person, $15 without equipment rental
  • Website: esdf.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

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 ...

National Parks: Free Admission

America's Best Idea - the national parks - is even better when it's free! Mark your calendar for these entrance fee-free* ...

Dash and Splash Summer Series

It’s time to be challenged! Come participate in four races to keep fit and have fun this summer! This year ...

UF TailGATOR

This annual tradition will begin three hours prior to kickoff of the UF vs. Vanderbilt game in the Stephen C. ...

  • 8:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Stephen C. O'Connell Center Gale Lemerand Drive Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: $12.50
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...