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Cedar Key Pirate Invasion Weekend

Come and enjoy a unique weekend in “The Best Little Pirate Town in Florida.” The Cedar Key Pirates in Paradise ...

Little Run on the Prairie

The Little Run on the Prairie 5K is a trail run through the historic and pristine Paynes Prairie. It is ...

Parkrun at Depot Park

Join us for Depot Park parkrun's free weekly 5k to run, jog, walk, or volunteer! If you have never participated ...

Christmas on the Square- Live Oak

Christmas on the Square in Live Oak, FL is one of the largest Christmas festivals in the Southeast. This year ...

Get Air Gainesville Sensory Saturdays

We offer a dedicated time just for jumpers with special needs. Music is played at a lower volume and the ...

Ranger Led Tours at Sweetwater Wetlands Park

Enjoy a ranger led tour of Sweetwater Wetlands Park, a new city park on Williston Road in Gainesville. Tours will ...

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 ...

Arts and Crafts Fair at Celebration UMC

We are excited to welcome local artists to our first Arts and Craft fair! When you shop at the craft ...

  • 9:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Celebration United Methodist Church, 9501 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, Florida 32608
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Dudley Farm Fall Farm and Cane Festival

See an original Florida working farm from the post Civil War to the 1940s as they grind sugar cane using ...

  • 9:00 am -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Dudley Farm Historic State Park 18730 W. Newberry Road Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: Park Admission: $8.00 per vehicle. Correct change is required. Limit 8 people per vehicle.
  • Website: friendsofdudleyfarm.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Gainesville Greenway Challenge

The Gainesville Greenway Challenge is a year-round effort whose aim is to restore natural habitat in Gainesville by removing invasive ...

Home Depot Kids Workshops

The Kids Workshops are FREE how-to clinics for children.   Projects include the creation of toolboxes, fire trucks and mail organizers, ...

Morningside Nature Center Living History Days

Step back in a time when the roosters’ crow and the rising sun, not an alarm clock, welcomed a new ...

Paynes Prairie - Family Birding Series

Family Birding Series: We welcome you the first Saturday of each month October through April, to join us for a ...

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, crafts, movies, gaming, and ...

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Saturdays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

Community Day in Micanopy

Join the Willie Mae Stokes Community Center for the annual Community Day celebration from 10 PM to 2 PM on ...

  • 10:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Willie Mae Stokes Community Center, 355 NW 6th Avenue, Micanopy, Florida 32667.
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Downtown Festival and Art Show

The streets of historic downtown Gainesville, from City Hall to the Hippodrome State Theatre will be transformed into a celebration ...

Festival of Trees at Tioga Town Center

We are pleased to announce the Annual Festival of Trees benefiting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals at UF Health Shands Children’s ...

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 ...

Kanapaha Botanical Gardens Guided Tour

Kanapaha Botanical Gardens offers guided tours the first Saturday of every month.

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: 4700 S.W. 58th Drive Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: Adults: $8 Children (ages 5-13): $4 Children under 5: Free (when accompanied by parent). Free for Members.
  • Website: kanapaha.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Michaels Kids Club

Let your kids explore their creativity every Saturday while you shop!

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Michaels, 3644 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville FL 32608
  • Cost: $2 for ages 3 to 8, and $5 for ages 6 and up.
  • Website: www.michaels.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Skate Station Funworks Open Bounce Saturdays

Have fun all morning at Skate Station! Admission includes bounce houses, rock climbing and Kid's Adventure soft play area. For ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $9 for ages 6-10 | $7 for ages 5 & under
  • Website: funworks.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Guitar Center Free Workshop: Learn to Play Ukulele

Guitar Center is proud to offer this beginner ukulele group workshop for all of our newest ukulele players. Every customer ...

Do Art with Yopp : Pottery Wheel Experience

Have you always wanted to try your hand at a pottery wheel? How cool would it be to make your ...

Mill Creek Farm Retirement Home for Horses

Bring a bag (or bags) of carrots to feed the horses. The Retirement Home for Horses gives lifetime care to ...

Regal Holiday Classic Movies

Starting December 1 - December 22, each Saturday, at 12pm local time enjoy one of these 4 traditional Holiday Classics ...

Skate Station Funworks Roller Skating Lessons

You are never too young or old to Learn to Skate! !Skate Station Funworks offers a skating lesson program on ...

  • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm 
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 320606
  • Cost: Free with paid admission ($9)
  • Website: www.funworks.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Corks and Colors Winter Handprints

Come in anytime between 1 and 2:30 to paint your background, choose your design, and let us help with a ...

  • 1:00 pm -  2:30 pm 
  • Location: 3415 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: $15-25
  • Website: www.corkscolors.com
  • Category: Classes

French Fun Food and Foreign Languages Saturday Club

Kids experience the French culture through music, games, food and more. They also learn the language with an age-appropriate ...

  • 1:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: 8520 NW 2nd Place, Gainesville, Florida 32607
  • Cost: $10 (plus $20 yearly registration fee)
  • Website: sites.google.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Harn Museum Family Day: Art in Nature

Families with children will discover the variety of life depicted throughout the galleries. After an engaging tour, participants will create ...

  • 1:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Harn Museum of Art, 3259 Hull Road, Gainesville, 32611
  • Cost: free
  • Website: harn.ufl.edu
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Walmart Playtime Event

Bring the kids to try out this season's most popular toys and snap a picture with Santa Claus. There will ...

Books A Million Storytime

Join us for storytime and cookies on the first Saturday of every month.

Holiday at Santa Fe

Enjoy a fun-filled day in the Fine Arts Hall with kid-friendly crafts and refreshments in the lobby, a great musical ...

Peter and the Starcatcher at Gainesville Community Playhouse

Tony-winning Peter and the Starcatcher upends the century-old story of how a miserable orphan comes to be The Boy Who ...

  • 2:00 pm 
  • Location: Vam York Theater, 4039 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: Adult $22, Senior $18, Child/Student $12
  • Website: www.gcplayhouse.org
  • Category: Shows & Concerts

The Hippodrome presents A Christmas Carol

“God bless us, everyone!” Share in the joy and tradition of Charles Dickens’ A CHRISTMAS CAROL, starting Saturday, Nov. 24, on ...

Do Art with Yopp : Mosaics 101 Kids Class

Let us walk your children through this fun creation, allowing them to explore new techniques and learn to love art! ...

Kika Silva Pla Planetarium Kids Matinee

The Kika Silva Pla Planetarium offers a kids matinee every Saturday. Check the website for updated schedule and show information.

  • 3:00 pm -  3:45 pm 
  • Location: 3000 NW 83rd Street, Building X, Room 129, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: Adults: $5 Seniors and kids 4-12: $4, Kids 3 and under are free
  • Website: www.sfcollege.edu
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Christmas Music Workshop and Live Concert with the Hunts

Mark your calendar and get ready for a family musical experience like no other! We are hosting our first ALL ...

Drum Circle at Depot Park

Can you shake, shimmy, drum, or strum? Join us this Saturday, December 1st (and the 1st Saturday of every month) ...

Gamesville Tabletop Pokemon TCG

Do you want to be the very best? Like no one ever was? Hang out with us on Saturday afternoon, play ...

Roger's Farm Christmas Festival

Roger's Farm will be hosting our first annual Christmas festival this year! Bring your family out for some fun on ...

  • 4:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: Roger's Farm, 3831 NW 156th Ave., Gainesville, Florida 32609
  • Cost: $8/person (Discounted price of $5 per person when you purchase your Christmas tree from us**
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Holiday Events

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center Festival of Lights

Festival of Lights will flip the switch Friday November 30th and will be ablaze this holiday season until December 24, ...

  • 4:00 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. Silent Nights: $2.00 per person.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

The Hippodrome presents A Christmas Carol

“God bless us, everyone!” Share in the joy and tradition of Charles Dickens’ A CHRISTMAS CAROL, starting Saturday, Nov. 24, on ...

20th Century Holiday Circus

Every circus experience begins on the midway. You'll pick up tickets from our ticket cart, then you'll enter our marquee ...

Annual Pond Lighting at North Florida Regional Medical Center

It's that time of year again! Time to light up the duck pond for the 29th year in a row! THIS ...

Gainesville Youth Chorus Holiday Concert

Celebrate the holidays with the Gainesville Youth Chorus at their Annual Holiday Concert. It is an evening filled with beautiful ...

M2 Battle Sports Newberry Open Play

Join us for the ultimate game. M2 Battlesports is an outdoor tactical laser tag game. M2 Battlesports has weapons with ...

Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration at the Thomas Center

On first Saturday of December each year, the annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony is held at the Historic Thomas Center. The ...

Holiday at Santa Fe

Enjoy a fun-filled day at the Santa Fe College Fine Arts Hall with kid-friendly crafts and refreshments in the lobby, ...

Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Express

You’ll get to see Christmas lights like you’ve never seen before as you take the 20-minute journey around the Kirby ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: 19630 NE 30th St. Williston, FL. 32696
  • Cost: $20 in advance, $25 at door, Advance purchase tickets recommended
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Thornebrook Village Photo Op with Santa and Mrs. Claus

Visit with Santa and Mrs Claus in our beautifully decorated square, get pictures, and more. Shoppes and Restaurants open for ...

Williston Christmas Parade and Light Up Festivities

Join us Saturday, December 1st for the Christmas Parade and Light Up Festivities! "Toys of Christmas" is the theme for ...

20th Century Holiday Circus

Every circus experience begins on the midway. You'll pick up tickets from our ticket cart, then you'll enter our marquee ...

Agbedidi

Our annual production of Agbedidi offers a unique fusion of dance cultures to the university and Gainesville community. This concert ...

  • 7:30 pm 
  • Location: UF Constans Theatre, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $20 for the general public, $16 for UF faculty/staff and seniors, and $14 for students.
  • Website: arts.ufl.edu
  • Category: Shows & Concerts

High Springs Playhouse: Sorry, Wrong Chimney

David Tuttle is moonlighting as a department store Santa so that he can buy his wife a fur for Christmas. ...

M2 Battle Sports Newberry Open Play

Join us for the ultimate game. M2 Battlesports is an outdoor tactical laser tag game. M2 Battlesports has weapons with ...

Peter and the Starcatcher at Gainesville Community Playhouse

Tony-winning Peter and the Starcatcher upends the century-old story of how a miserable orphan comes to be The Boy Who ...

  • 8:00 pm 
  • Location: Vam York Theater, 4039 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: Adult $22, Senior $18, Child/Student $12
  • Website: www.gcplayhouse.org
  • Category: Shows & Concerts

The Hippodrome presents Every Christmas Story Ever Told

This show is sure to jump start your holiday spirit! After all, “What’s the deal with fruitcake?” A hilarious, madcap romp ...