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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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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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 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 ...

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 ...

Cameron Dancenter North Open House

Join us for our Open House! Refreshments, face and nail painting, performances, meet your teachers ..a lot of fun!

  • 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  • Location: Dancenter North, Ridgeway Village, 5003 NW 34th Blvd.Suite 120, Gainesville FL 32605
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Japanese Karate for Kids (Ages 5-13)

Discipline, physical fitness, and authentic martial arts training rolled into one class! Gainesville area youth ages 5-13 are welcome to ...

Family Fishing Day

Fishing for Success hosts monthly events that provide families the opportunity to fish together in a safe and fun setting ...

Get Air Gainesville Sensory Saturdays

We offer a dedicated time just for jumpers with special needs. Music is played at a lower volume and the ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Dick's Sporting Goods, Butler Plaza, Gainesville FL
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Other

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 ...

Family Friendly Bike Ride

Bring the kids and ride from Depot Park down to the Alachua Lake Overlook on the Gainesville Hawthorne Trail for ...

Gainesville Youth Soccer Registration

WHO: Boys and Girls, Ages 4 through 17, Teams are Co-ed Come join us to register at Beef O'Brady's.

Free Tinkergarten Trial

Come see what Tinkergarten is all about. All of our classes take place outside at your local park. Bring your ...

Board Games at Gamesville Tabletop

Come out and play some of your favorite board games or learn new titles. We have several hundred games in ...

Historic Haile Homestead Sunday Tour

The Historic Haile Homestead is unique in the Nation for its "Talking Walls."  For a reason lost to time, the Haile ...

Nutcracker and Next Generation Auditions

Dance Alive National Ballet holds annual auditions for its 53rd year of NUTCRACKER! Auditions for DANB and the youth group, the ...

  • 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Pofahl Studios,1325 NW 2nd Street,Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: $20 fee
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Auditions

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 ...

Gainesville Youth Soccer Registration

WHO: Boys and Girls, Ages 4 through 17, Teams are Co-ed Come join us to register at Beef O'Brady's.

North Florida Regional Medical Center: Babysitting Course

This 4-hr class is for students 12-18 years old. Students will learn about child safety, care, and CPR. This is ...

  • 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: 6500 Newberry Rd, Ste 107, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: $30.00 per person.
  • Website: nfrmc.com
  • Category: Classes

Japanese Karate for Kids (Ages 5-13)

Discipline, physical fitness, and authentic martial arts training rolled into one class! Gainesville area youth ages 5-13 are welcome to ...

Department of Health: Car Seat Safety Program Class

Car seat safety checks and installations. *By appointment only!* Great for new parents, 2nd time parents, grandparents and other caregivers. ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Alachua County Health Department, 224 SE 24th Street, Gainesville FL 32641
  • Cost: free
  • Website: alachua.floridahealth.gov
  • Category: Classes

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/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 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 ...

Gainesville Youth Soccer Registration

WHO: Boys and Girls, Ages 4 through 17, Teams are Co-ed Come join us to register at Beef O'Brady's.

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 ...

Wednesday Tot Time on the farm with Ponies

"Tot Time" is a "mommy and me" style activity for children 18 months to 6 years of age! Children will ...

  • 9:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Hunter Ventures Farm, 18004 SW 83 Ave., Archer, Florida 32618
  • Cost: $30
  • Website: www.facebook.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 ...

Gainesville Youth Soccer Registration

WHO: Boys and Girls, Ages 4 through 17, Teams are Co-ed Come join us to register at Beef O'Brady's.

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: $8 and up, One free adult jump per transaction.
  • 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 ...

Sun Country Sports Broadway Babies

Do you have a little one who loves to move and dance? We have the perfect parent-toddler activity for your ...

  • 9:15 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: Sun Country Sports Center, 333 S.W. 140th Terrace Jonesville, Florida 32669
  • Cost: $10/member $12/non-member
  • Website: suncountrysports.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 ...

Get Air Gainesville Toddler Time

We have a special time when we open the facility to little kids (under 46"). Little Air jumpers and their ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 6250 NW 23rd St, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: $10 per child, one parent jumps free
  • Website: gainesvillegetair.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Gainesville Youth Soccer Registration

WHO: Boys and Girls, Ages 4 through 17, Teams are Co-ed Come join us to register at Beef O'Brady's.

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/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 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 ...

Gainesville Youth Soccer Registration

WHO: Boys and Girls, Ages 4 through 17, Teams are Co-ed Come join us to register at Beef O'Brady's.

Endless Summer Street Festival

The Florida Community Design Center and Heartwood Soundstage are bringing the beach to Gainesville at Endless Summer! Located on SE ...

Get Air Gainesville Sensory Saturdays

We offer a dedicated time just for jumpers with special needs. Music is played at a lower volume and the ...

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 ...

Days for Girls Sew-a-thon

On August 25, we will be hosting a sew-a-thon for Days for Girls. Each month girls around the world must ...

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 4000 NW 53rd Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: free
  • Website: trinitygnv.org
  • Category: Classes, 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 ...

Board Games at Gamesville Tabletop

Come out and play some of your favorite board games or learn new titles. We have several hundred games in ...

Kilwins Grand Opening

Come and join us in our Grand Opening Ceremony! Photo booth, kids activities, giveaways and a lot of fun!

  • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Kilwins, 4949 Celebration Pointe Avenue,Suite 60, Gainesville, Florida 32607
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Historic Haile Homestead Sunday Tour

The Historic Haile Homestead is unique in the Nation for its "Talking Walls."  For a reason lost to time, the Haile ...

Endless Summer Street Festival

The Florida Community Design Center and Heartwood Soundstage are bringing the beach to Gainesville at Endless Summer! Located on SE ...

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 ...

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 ...

Japanese Karate for Kids (Ages 5-13)

Discipline, physical fitness, and authentic martial arts training rolled into one class! Gainesville area youth ages 5-13 are welcome to ...

Meet Magic Mike at Bev's Burgers in High Springs

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

Free Baseball/Softball Camp in Archer

Baseball/Softball camp will be free for kids ages 4 and up. This is the first day of our fall camp. ...

  • 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  • Location: Wilson Robinson park, 13975 SW 174th St, Archer FL 32618
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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 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 ...

Get Air Gainesville Toddler Time

We have a special time when we open the facility to little kids (under 46"). Little Air jumpers and their ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 6250 NW 23rd St, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: $10 per child, one parent jumps free
  • Website: gainesvillegetair.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Toddler Try It Art Class at Working Food

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

  • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Working Food, 219 NW 10th Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: sliding scale: $5-10 for each toddler, plus $1 for additional siblings over age 5
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

UF Shands NICU Pumping Mother's Support Group

Join our pumping support group every Tuesday for all mothers of hospitalized infants. Join us to share pumping tips and ...

Wednesday Tot Time on the farm with Ponies

"Tot Time" is a "mommy and me" style activity for children 18 months to 6 years of age! Children will ...

  • 9:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Hunter Ventures Farm, 18004 SW 83 Ave., Archer, Florida 32618
  • Cost: $30
  • Website: www.facebook.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 ...

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: $8 and up, One free adult jump per transaction.
  • 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

Parents can drop their kids off at Sun Country Sports Center for 2 hours for fun games, gymnastics instructions ...

Sun Country Sports Broadway Babies

Do you have a little one who loves to move and dance? We have the perfect parent-toddler activity for your ...

  • 9:15 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: Sun Country Sports Center, 333 S.W. 140th Terrace Jonesville, Florida 32669
  • Cost: $10/member $12/non-member
  • Website: suncountrysports.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 ...

Skate Station Tiny Tots

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

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $7 Incl. Skating, Soft Play & Bouncing!
  • Website: funworks.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Get Air Gainesville Toddler Time

We have a special time when we open the facility to little kids (under 46"). Little Air jumpers and their ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 6250 NW 23rd St, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: $10 per child, one parent jumps free
  • Website: gainesvillegetair.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Tinkergarten - Free Trial

At Tinkergarten, families meet outdoors to connect and learn through play. In this free trial, Tinkergarten Leader Amy Carson will ...

Camp Kulaqua Family Camp Weekend

Take a long weekend with your family and enjoy Labor Day weekend - August 31 - September 3 - at ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Camp Kulaqua, 23400 NW 212 Ave, High Springs FL 32643
  • Cost: see website for pricing
  • Website: www.ultracamp.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 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 ...

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 ...

Japanese Karate for Kids (Ages 5-13)

Discipline, physical fitness, and authentic martial arts training rolled into one class! Gainesville area youth ages 5-13 are welcome to ...