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Bass Pro Shops Holiday Events

Get a Bass Pass! A Bass Pass is required and provides a time slot to see Santa, allowing you to explore ...

Breakfast with Santa Cow

Come have a Chick-fil-A breakfast and visit with Santa Cow at Bass Pro Shops in Gainesville! It will be a ...

  • 8:00 am - 10:00 am 
  • Location: Bass Pro Shops, 2650 Bass Pro Shops Blvd, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $7.33, plus unwrapped toy
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Santa at Waldo Farmer's and Flea Market

Santa will be at Waldo Farmer's and Flea Market for Photos on the following days. Mark your calendars and come ...

Haile Farmers Market: Holiday Market

Mark your calendars for the Haile Farmers Market 2017 Annual Holiday Market! Two days and plenty of crafts. Saturday the ...

Holiday Stop and Shop at Cornerstone Academy

Holiday shopping event featuring local entrepreneurs, gift raffles, face painting, and balloon animals.

  • 9:00 am -  1:00 pm 
  • Location: Cornerstone Auditorium, 1520 NW 34th Street, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Category: Holiday Events

Montgomery Ugly Sweater Fun Run

Come join us on our 167-acre property for a morning full of fun, music, crafts, and even breakfast with Santa! ...

Snow Day in Lake City

Snow Day attracts over 10,000 people into downtown Lake City. 30 tons of snow is brought in for children and ...

Christmas at the Park - Worthington Springs

Join us for Christmas at the Park festival in the Town of Worthington Springs! There will be snow cones, Knocker ...

Claus for a Cause

Come Join Santa and Mrs Claus for Photos, a Christmas Carol Singalong, Refreshments, Kids tattoos, Games, Door prizes and a ...

  • 10:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: 9501 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL 32608 in the Education building
  • Cost: Free/Donation for Photos only
  • Category: Holiday Events

Historic Haile Homestead Saturday Tour

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

Santa Fe College Zoo: Stop, Paws and Learn with WUFT

WUFT presents its first annual "Stop, Paws and Learn" event! This is an event for the whole community to enjoy; ...

Festive Photo Booth at Target

Visit our interactive photo booth in the back of your Target store. Target Team members will take your photo with ...

Hawthorne's Annual Christmas Festival and Parade

The Hawthorne Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring "Hawthorne Lights the Way" in downtown Hawthorne. The annual Christmas event includes ...

  • 11:00 am -  5:30 pm 
  • Location: Downtown Hawthorne on Johnson Street (S.E. 221st Street) Hawthorne, FL 32640
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

O'Leno State Park Wildlife Encounters: Owls of North Florida

Join park volunteer Nan Soistman, a permitted wildlife rehabilitator to learn about native owls of north Florida. Get an up ...

Cedar Key Christmas in the Park and Boat Parade

Are you dreaming of a Cedar Key Christmas? Well, save the date of December 9th for the Annual Taste of ...

Christkindlmarkt at Blackadder Brewing

Blackadder Brewing Company is happy to bring you a Christkindlmarkt this holiday season! The European style holiday market is held ...

First Responder Chili Cook-Off

On Dec. 9, from 12-5PM, we're teaming up with our friends over at Cypress & Grove Brewing Co. to bring ...

Sun Country Splash Jam

Everyone is welcome to join us at Splash Jam for extra time in the pool! Splash Jam includes 30 minutes ...

  • 12:00 pm -  1:00 pm 
  • Location: Sun Country Sports 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: Member: $15.75 | Non-member: $19
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Cade Museum's Art of Soldering

The first patented American-made soldering iron came out over 100 years ago. While soldering irons have been used widely as a ...

  • 1:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: $40 (member $36)
  • Website: www.cademuseum.org
  • Category: Classes

Photos with Santa at PetSmart

Bring the whole family! Santa Claus is coming to town & to our stores! Enjoy a FREE photo opportunity with ...

Alachua Christmas Parade

Join us in Downtown Alachua for the Christmas Parade! Lineup begins at noon and parade starts at 2pm.

GI Holiday Jukebox at Gainesville Community Playhouse

Set during WWII, GI Holiday Jukebox features four fictitious Hollywood stars who have gathered a string of 1940s hits and ...

The Hippodrome presents A Christmas Carol

A Gainesville Family Tradition of the Holiday Classic! Don’t miss the wonderment and joy of our most recent rendition of the ...

Kika Silva Pla Planetarium: Let It Snow

Come enjoy a whole new "Music 360" experience for the whole family with "Music 360: Let It Snow!" This 30-minute ...

Open House and Community Art Project

Please join us for a #352creates #createinplace art project to help us beautify our space! We are planning a cool ...

  • 3:00 pm -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: Working Food, 219 NW 10th Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

The Hippodrome presents A Christmas Carol

A Gainesville Family Tradition of A New Adaptation of the Holiday Classic! Don’t miss the wonderment and joy of our most ...

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center Festival of Lights

The 2017 Festival of Lights will flip the switch Friday December 1, 2017 and will be ablaze this holiday season ...

  • 4:30 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive, White Springs, FL 32096
  • Cost: Classic Festival of Lights: $3.00 per person. Children under 3 Free. Drive Through Only Nights: $2.00 per person.
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

Christmas Wonderland at Peanut Patch and Corn Maze

Come Join us for Christmas and photos with Santa. Bring your own chairs and watch a Christmas movie and some ...

  • 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: 8214 SW 89th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32608
  • Cost: Admission $10.00 Kids 3 and Under are Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

High Springs Twilight Christmas Parade

Please join us for the High Springs' Annual Christmas Parade Saturday, December 9th at 6:00 p.m. After the Parade: Santa will visit ...

Keystone Heights Lighted Christmas Parade

You won't want to miss this wonderful lit parade with over 30 floats. There will be hotdogs and snacks for ...

Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Express

The Christmas Express is a wonderful holiday event that runs on select nights in November and December. There is lots ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: 19630 NE 30th St. Williston, FL. 32696
  • Cost: Advance tickets: $10/person, Children 2 and under are Free, Combo ticket pass is $20 in advance
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Starke Christmas Parade

Join us at 6pm for a "Sock Hop Christmas" parade!

A Christmas Celebration at Westside Baptist Church

The Gainesville Christmas Festival has become a family tradition for many. Everyone has their own favorite memory of The Gainesville ...

Star Center Children's Theatre presents Th Best Christmas Pageant Ever

In this hilarious Christmas classic, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the ...

Light and Peace Concert at Holy Faith Church

Join us for a beautiful concert to begin the holiday season.

  • 7:30 pm 
  • Location: Holy Faith Church, 747 NW 43rd Street, Gainesville FL 32607
  • Cost: free, donations accepted
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

GI Holiday Jukebox at Gainesville Community Playhouse

Set during WWII, GI Holiday Jukebox features four fictitious Hollywood stars who have gathered a string of 1940s hits and ...

Hippodrome presents A Year with Frog and Toad

A whimsical musical that tells the tale of two best friends: the easy-going Frog and the curmudgeonly Toad. The story ...