Summer Fun

This page lists the top summer activities to do with kids in the Gainesville, Florida area.
Kids Gainesville: Summer Fun - Fun 4 Gator Kids
Alachua County Library: Summer at the Library Programs

Alachua County Library District announces its Summer at the Library schedule of programs featuring top-notch entertainment, learning and fun opportuni ...

June 1-August 5
Animal Encounters

Spend some time observing and interacting with your favorite animals! Take the kids to the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo, feed the ducks at the NFRMC ...

Day Trips

There are tons of fun day trips to take in our local area!

Florida Museum of Natural History Temporary Exhibits

Masters of the Night | The True Story of Bats Step inside a Gothic-style castle and experience the true nature of bats! Visitors can match bats with ...

May 19-September 16
3215 Hull Road, Gainesville, FL, 32611
Frozen Treats

Find your favorite frozen treats location!

Fun Centers

Many of the Fun Centers around town will be open special hours or offering special deals over the summer! Alley Gatorz Kids Bowl Free from Apri ...

Nature Adventures

Explore a local nature park! There are more than 50 in the Gainesville area!

Santa Fe College

Spend your summer with us! Visit the Rock Cycle Garden, Kika Silva Pla Planetarium, Museum of Earth Sciences, and the Teaching Zoo!


Visit a Florida Spring! There are a bunch of springs within a 3 hour drive of Gainesville!

Sprinkler and Water Parks

Cool off with the kids at a local sprinkler, splash pad, and water park!

Summer Camps

Fun 4 Gator Kids has compiled a complete directory of all the camps in the Gainesville area. Gainesville has so many camps to choose from, and we've g ...

Summer Kids Movies

Looking summer kids movies? Check out our list of places offering Summer Kids Movies! Some are free or cheap!

Summer Reading Programs

Keep your kids reading all summer with these fun Summer Reading Programs!

Swimming Pools

Find a public pool or pools with membership packages this summer.