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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Summer at the Library

In addition to the Summer Reading Program, Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs during the summer for children ...

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

Kid's Gardening Workshop at East End Eatery

Kid's Summer Gardening Club--on the back patio with Jenna (weather permitting). You can enjoy breakfast inside while Jenna leads your ...

  • 9:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: East End Eatery, 1202 NE 8th Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Michaels Camp Creativity

Join us on a summer crafting journey. New themes each week. Slime Fridays!

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Michaels, 3644 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville FL 32608
  • Cost: $2-5
  • Website: www.michaels.com
  • Category: Classes

Allied Capoeira: Pre-School Capoeira

See what your little one is capable of in our Pre-Capoeira Class! They will be exposed to music, movement, language, ...

Summer at the Library

In addition to the Summer Reading Program, Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs during the summer for children ...

Teen Driver Challenge

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

Family Friendly Bike Ride

Join the Gainesville Cycling Club for our monthly Family Friendly Ride from Depot Park down the Gainesville Hawthorne Trail to ...

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 ...

Carson Springs Wildlife Safari Zoo Camp

Carson Springs Wildlife Conservation's Zoo Safari Camp 2018 is coming up on July 14th and July 21st! Kids can come ...

  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: 8528 East County Road 225, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: $75
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Summer at the Library

In addition to the Summer Reading Program, Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs during the summer for children ...

Kid's Corner at Gilchrist Blue Springs

Come join us on Sundays at Gilchrist Blue Springs State Park for interactive kid's activities! From 10 am - 2 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Family Summer Camp at Bass Pro Shops

Come join us for some exciting, FREE, family-friendly activites! We will have a Daisy Inflatable BB Range so kids (Ages ...

Summer at the Library

In addition to the Summer Reading Program, Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs during the summer for children ...

Smart Start at Zion: Music & Movement

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

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

Michaels Camp Creativity

Join us on a summer crafting journey. New themes each week. Slime Fridays!

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Michaels, 3644 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville FL 32608
  • Cost: $2-5
  • Website: www.michaels.com
  • Category: Classes

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.secure.ehc.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 ...

Summer at the Library

In addition to the Summer Reading Program, Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs during the summer for children ...

Get Air Gainesville Toddler Time: Summer Hours

Joins us for our earlier Summer Hours – Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8 AM to 10 AM (Beginning June 5th). We have ...

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

Smart Start at Zion: Music & Movement: Canciones con Amigos

This class features simple traditional Spanish songs and finger plays. The main goal of the class is language acquisition as ...

  • 10:00 am - 10:25 am
  • Location: Zion Lutheran Church, 1700 NW 34th Street, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $4/family per class, suggested donation
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Regal Summer Movie Express at Royal Park Cinema

The 2018 Summer Movie Express runs for 9 weeks with select titles playing on Tuesdays and Wednesdays throughout the summer. ...

Summer at the Library

In addition to the Summer Reading Program, Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs during the summer for children ...

Chick-fil-A PreK Kids Club (Archer Road)

Make Wednesday mornings the highlight of your child’s summer! At kids club, your pre-k age child will explore the mysteries ...

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

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

Summer at the Library

In addition to the Summer Reading Program, Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs during the summer for children ...

Get Air Gainesville Toddler Time: Summer Hours

Joins us for our earlier Summer Hours – Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8 AM to 10 AM (Beginning June 5th). We have ...

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

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

Summer at the Library

In addition to the Summer Reading Program, Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs during the summer for children ...

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

Kid's Gardening Workshop at East End Eatery

Kid's Summer Gardening Club--on the back patio with Jenna (weather permitting). You can enjoy breakfast inside while Jenna leads your ...

  • 9:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: East End Eatery, 1202 NE 8th Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Michaels Camp Creativity

Join us on a summer crafting journey. New themes each week. Slime Fridays!

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Michaels, 3644 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville FL 32608
  • Cost: $2-5
  • Website: www.michaels.com
  • Category: Classes

Summer at the Library

In addition to the Summer Reading Program, Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs during the summer for children ...

8th Avenue Dash and Splash

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

  • 8:00 am
  • Location: Gainesville FL
  • Cost: Online/Early Bird Registration Fee City Resident: $19.00*; Non-City Resident $25.50 On-site Registration Fee City Resident: $25.00*; Non-City Resident: $38.00
  • Website: www.cityofgainesville.org
  • Category: Races, Walks, 5Ks

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 ...

Saturday Tot Time 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

Allied Capoeira Open House and Breakfast

Are you looking for something different for your child's After School Program? Find out why our students and parents LOVE ...

Summer at the Library

In addition to the Summer Reading Program, Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs during the summer 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

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 ...

Family Yoga at Aurora Healing Arts

This Family Yoga Class will blend the teachings and values of traditional yoga (breathwork, mindfulness, postures, self-awareness) with games, activities, ...

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Aurora Healing Arts, 109 SE 4th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: $15/child and $5 for additional siblings
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

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 ...

Summer at the Library

In addition to the Summer Reading Program, Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs during the summer for children ...

Smart Start at Zion: Music & Movement

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

  • 10:00 am
  • Location: Zion Lutheran Church, 1700 NW 34th Street, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $4.00/family per class, suggested donation
  • Website: www.facebook.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 ...

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!

Summer at the Library

In addition to the Summer Reading Program, Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs during the summer for children ...

Get Air Gainesville Toddler Time: Summer Hours

Joins us for our earlier Summer Hours – Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8 AM to 10 AM (Beginning June 5th). We have ...

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

Smart Start at Zion: Music & Movement: Canciones con Amigos

This class features simple traditional Spanish songs and finger plays. The main goal of the class is language acquisition as ...

  • 10:00 am - 10:25 am
  • Location: Zion Lutheran Church, 1700 NW 34th Street, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $4/family per class, suggested donation
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Regal Summer Movie Express at Royal Park Cinema

The 2018 Summer Movie Express runs for 9 weeks with select titles playing on Tuesdays and Wednesdays throughout the summer. ...