Back to School

This page lists Back to School events, school supply drives, and back to school deals for families in the Gainesville, Florida area.
Kids Gainesville: Back to School Events - Fun 4 Gator Kids
07/01-07/29 Florida Credit Union Annual School Supply Drive

It's that time again! Bring your new school supplies to any branch, and they'll be donated to local teachers and students in the community. Pencils, p ...

thru July 19th
all locations, FL
07/10 - 07/28 Peaceful Paths Back to School Supply Drive

Each year Peaceful Paths provides over 100 children with the necessary supplies to ensure a successful start to the school year. We need your help thi ...

July 10-28
multiple drop off locations - visit website for locations nearest you, Gainesville, Florida
07/29  PAVE Back to School Rally

"Paving the way for a more peaceful community for our youth." Stop the Violence Rally: The first 2000 students will receive a free backpack filled w ...

July 29
Hours: 10am-12pm
Santa Fe College Gymnasium, 3000 NW 83rd St., Gainesville, Florida, 32606
07/29 Michaels Make Break: Bling It Out for Back to School

Buy a pencil box, clutch, notebook, mirror or T-shirt, and the rest of your supplies are free!

July 29
Hours: 1-3pm
cost of item to decorate
3644 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, Florida
07/29 Mount Olive's Back to School Fest

Mount Olive's Back to School Fest will include: free backpacks, school supplies, a pair of brand new shoes, books, food, fun activities, goodie bags, ...

July 29th. 2017
Hours: 11am -2pm
510 NE 15th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32641
08/04-08/06 Shop Tax Free

Just in time for back-to-school shopping, shoppers will get a break from local sales taxes during the state's annual tax holiday from Friday, August 4 ...

August 4-6
08/05  Haile Jewelry: Food4Kids Food Drive

Come by Haile Jewelry & Loans anytime between 11a-2p Saturday, August 5th to drop off food donations for Food4Kids Backpack Program of North Florida! ...

August 5
Hours: 11am-2pm
2725 SW 91st St Suite 140, Gainesville, Florida, 32608
08/05 Hawthorne Library Backpack Giveaway

Get ready for school! Youth Training Program will be here to hand-out backpacks and school supplies to all school aged children and teens.

August 5
Hours: 1-5pm
6640 S.E. 221 Street, Hawthorne, FL
08/06 AVGD Backpacks 4 Success

The AVGD team is looking for families to join our movement in creating an attitude of gratitude. Make a difference and help support the Children's ...

August 6
Hours: 2-4pm
$20 donation per backpack
Best Western Gateway Grand 4200 NW 97th Blvd, Gainesville, FL
08/12 O2b Kids Back to School Bash

Sign up for fall classes and enjoy Blastoff bounce house, rock wall fun, awesome art and obstacle course. Join us for the FUN!

August 12
Hours: 9:30am-12:30pm
6680 West Newberry Road, Gainesville, Florida, 32605
08/12 Porters Summer Block Party

Join us for bounce houses, games, raffles, info booths, train rides, face painting and special appearances. Plus backpacks and school supplies availa ...

August 12
Hours: 4-7pm
512 SW 2nd Terrace, Gainesville, Florida, 32601
08/14 Back 2 School Bash at Grace Fort Clarke

Mark your calendars for our 2nd Annual Back 2 School Bash, Sunday August 6th from 12-2pm. Water slides, games, food, sno cones, prizes and more! Don't ...

August 6
Hours: 12-2pm
9325 W Newberry Rd, Gainesville, FL
08/26 Skate Station Funworks: Back to School All Night Bash

The ultimate back to school bash. Games all night!

August 25-26
Prepay: $22- at the door:$27
1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, Florida
2nd and Charles Book Drive

Our Back-to-School book drive kicks off!! Give the gift of reading by donating at any one of our locations to support a local cause.

2601 NW 13th St, Gainesville, FL
Books A Million: Back to School Book Drive

Our Back to School Book Drive has begun! Visit a store to donate to a school or organization in your area and give the gift of reading.

6111 W Newberry Rd, Gainesville, Florida
Children's Home Society of FL: Back to School Drive

Want to send more kids back-to-school with the supplies they need to succeed? Participate in our online back-to-school drive and your dollar will go ...

711 NW 1st Street, Gainesville, Florida, 32601
Partnership for Strong Families School Supplies Drive

Partnership for Strong Families is collecting school supplies to ensure every child in our care is ready for academic success. Help us achieve our go ...

5950 NW 1st Place, Suite A, Gainesville, Florida, 32607