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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October 21

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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Step 317 Photography: Super Hero Mini Session

Show off your secret powers on this adorable superhero themed set. Bring your own costume or use our red cape ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Category: Other

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 ...

Step 317 Photography: Fall Mini Session

A fun fall themed mini session. Choose from one of three sets options. Great with or without costume.

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Website: step317.com
  • Category: Other

Embrace CommUnity Day Event

Embrace CommUnity Day Event is day where we ALL unite and join together in the community. We want to provide ...

Step 317 Photography: Super Hero Mini Session

Show off your secret powers on this adorable superhero themed set. Bring your own costume or use our red cape ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Category: Other

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 ...

Step 317 Photography: Fall Mini Session

A fun fall themed mini session. Choose from one of three sets options. Great with or without costume.

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Website: step317.com
  • Category: Other

Alachua Pumpkin Patch Fall Festival

Join us for hay rides, face painting, bounce house, games, snow cones, music, and the pumpkin patch.

  • 2:00 am
  • Location: Alachua's Pumpkin Patch, 15710 NW US Highway 441, Alachua, Florida 32615
  • Cost: free
  • 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 ...

Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale

Largest Book Sale of its kind in Florida - More than 500,000 books, records, games, CDs, DVDs, audio, video, paintings, ...

  • 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: 430 North Main Street, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Other

Corks and Colors: Kids Class Citrus

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 ...

Step 317 Photography: Super Hero Mini Session

Show off your secret powers on this adorable superhero themed set. Bring your own costume or use our red cape ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Category: Other

Step 317 Photography: Fall Mini Session

A fun fall themed mini session. Choose from one of three sets options. Great with or without costume.

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Website: step317.com
  • Category: Other

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

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 ...

Step 317 Photography: Super Hero Mini Session

Show off your secret powers on this adorable superhero themed set. Bring your own costume or use our red cape ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Category: Other

Step 317 Photography: Fall Mini Session

A fun fall themed mini session. Choose from one of three sets options. Great with or without costume.

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Website: step317.com
  • Category: Other

Oak Hall Story Hour

Take a Reading Adventure with your child! We invite you and your child, ages 3-4, to join us for Story ...

  • 9:30 am - 10:30 am
  • Location: Oak Hall School, Dr. Mohammad Faisal Family Media Center
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.oakhall.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

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 ...

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 ...

Step 317 Photography: Super Hero Mini Session

Show off your secret powers on this adorable superhero themed set. Bring your own costume or use our red cape ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Category: Other

Step 317 Photography: Fall Mini Session

A fun fall themed mini session. Choose from one of three sets options. Great with or without costume.

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Website: step317.com
  • Category: Other

Skate Station Tiny Tots: Thursdays

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

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 ...

Step 317 Photography: Super Hero Mini Session

Show off your secret powers on this adorable superhero themed set. Bring your own costume or use our red cape ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Category: Other

Step 317 Photography: Fall Mini Session

A fun fall themed mini session. Choose from one of three sets options. Great with or without costume.

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Website: step317.com
  • Category: Other

Suwannee Hulaween

Set in the midst of 800 acres of Spanish moss-draped oak and cypress along the Suwannee River, The Spirit of ...

Ocala Pumpkin Run: Fall Festival and Classic Car Show

Ocala becomes the backdrop once again for a premier car show at the beautiful Castro Farms! Car enthusiasts and spectators ...

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 ...

Step 317 Photography: Super Hero Mini Session

Show off your secret powers on this adorable superhero themed set. Bring your own costume or use our red cape ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Category: Other

Step 317 Photography: Fall Mini Session

A fun fall themed mini session. Choose from one of three sets options. Great with or without costume.

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Website: step317.com
  • Category: Other

Ocala Pumpkin Run: Fall Festival and Classic Car Show

Ocala becomes the backdrop once again for a premier car show at the beautiful Castro Farms! Car enthusiasts and spectators ...

Flatwoods 5K

The Flatwoods 5K is run just after sunrise on a natural, scenic limerock loop at the Austin Cary Forest. Proceeds ...

  • 8:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: 10599 NE Waldo Rd, Gainesville, FL US 32609
  • Cost: $10-$20, free for 14 and under
  • Website: runsignup.com
  • Category: Races, Walks, 5Ks

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 ...

Step 317 Photography: Super Hero Mini Session

Show off your secret powers on this adorable superhero themed set. Bring your own costume or use our red cape ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Category: Other

Step 317 Photography: Fall Mini Session

A fun fall themed mini session. Choose from one of three sets options. Great with or without costume.

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Website: step317.com
  • Category: Other

Suwannee Hulaween

Set in the midst of 800 acres of Spanish moss-draped oak and cypress along the Suwannee River, The Spirit of ...

Ocala Pumpkin Run: Fall Festival and Classic Car Show

Ocala becomes the backdrop once again for a premier car show at the beautiful Castro Farms! Car enthusiasts and spectators ...

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 Cat, Bat or Boo Chocolate Dipped Pineapple Pop at Edible Arrangements

Stop into Edible Arrangements in Gainesville and Ocala, October 30 - 31, for a Free Cat, Bat or Boo Chocolate ...

  • 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Location: 7050 SW Archer Rd. Ste. 4101 A Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: Free
  • Category: Holiday Events, Free

Corks and Colors Kids Class Fall Leaves

Drop off or hangout while the kids work on the project! $15 includes all materials and instruction per child. Class is best ...

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.

Halloween Events at Bass Pro Shops

October 21 & 22, 27-31 Join Peanuts and the Gang for our 2017 Halloween Event! The event will run the weekend ...

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 ...

Step 317 Photography: Super Hero Mini Session

Show off your secret powers on this adorable superhero themed set. Bring your own costume or use our red cape ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Category: Other

Step 317 Photography: Fall Mini Session

A fun fall themed mini session. Choose from one of three sets options. Great with or without costume.

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Website: step317.com
  • Category: Other

Free Cat, Bat or Boo Chocolate Dipped Pineapple Pop at Edible Arrangements

Stop into Edible Arrangements in Gainesville and Ocala, October 30 - 31, for a Free Cat, Bat or Boo Chocolate ...

  • 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Location: 7050 SW Archer Rd. Ste. 4101 A Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: Free
  • Category: Holiday Events, 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