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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 ...

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 ...

Haile Farmers Market: Holiday Craft Fest

Mark your calendars for the Haile Farmers Market 2018 Holiday Festival! Saturday the 15th of December, 8:30 am-Noon. We'll be ...

Ugly Sweater 5k and Breakfast with Santa

Join us for our 2nd Annual Montgomery Ugly Sweater 5k! Run or walk this beautiful off road 5k trail winding ...

Family Friendly Bike Ride

Bring the kids and ride from Depot Park down to the Alachua Lake Overlook on the Gainesville Hawthorne Trail for ...

Gingerbread Gallop

Get into the holiday spirit with this Christmas themed 5K and 1 miler presented by the Wolves Runners at St. ...

  • 9:00 am 
  • Location: St. Francis Catholic Academy, 4100 NW 115th Terrace, Gainesville FL 32606
  • Cost: $15-30
  • Website: runsignup.com
  • Category: Races, Walks, 5Ks

YMCA Free Swim and Wellness Saturdays

Come cool down at the Y's swimming pool for FREE every 3rd Saturday of the month! Try the Y during ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

Pet Expo at Oaks Mall

Pet adoptions, demonstrations, pet food drive, veterinarian presentation, Q&Asegments, Best Trick/talent contest, Cutest Pet Contest. Benefiting local animal rescue groups!

Smart Start At Zion: Christmas Celebration

Come dance, play,... and sing! We will be hosting a 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. music class/sing along/Christmas skit. All ...

Sugar Camp Ranch Christmas Festival

Sugar Camp Ranch invites you to join us as we celebrate a rural Christmas. Enjoy pony rides, minature horse cart ...

  • 10:00 am -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: 387 SW Cumorah Hill St, Fort White, FL 32038
  • Cost: Free Admission, some attractions available for $3
  • Website: m.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

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 ...

Headquarters Library Sensory Storytime

Join us for a special storytime created in cooperation with the Center for Autism Related Disorders (CARD) This storytime will ...

Cards for the Community

Join the Emmanuel Mennonite Church in spreading joy to the members of our community most in need. Children and parents ...

Photos with Santa at PetSmart

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

Regal Holiday Classic Movies

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

Corks and Colors All Ages Looking Up

Perfect for kids or adults with any level of experience. Canvas options are 12x16in ($20), 16x20in ($25) or 18x24in ($35).

  • 1:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: 3415 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: $20-35
  • 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

Michaels MAKEbreak Cute Christmas T-Shirts

Be the cutest dressed guest at holiday parties with this fun t-shirt project. Buy the t-shirt and the supplies to ...

  • 1:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Michaels, 3644 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville FL 32608
  • Cost: cost of t-shirt
  • Website: www.michaels.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Polar Express Play in High Springs

Polar Express is a play about the movie. The play lasts about 20 minutes. You can meet the actors that ...

Santa Claus at Skate Station

Santa is Claus is Coming to Skate Station! Join us for our annual visit with jolly old Saint Nick! Event ...

  • 1:00 pm -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: Admission starts at $9
  • Website: funworks.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Painting with a Twist:Family Fun Neon Christmas Tree

Recommended age is 6 and up to work independently on their canvas, but all children are welcome! Children under 12 ...

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

Rooterville Animal Sanctuary Holiday Open House

Come get in the holiday spirit with over 400 friendly animals! Meet your favorite Rooterville residents and celebrate the season ...

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 ...

The Nutcracker

Celebrate the Holiday Season with ‘The Nutcracker’. The all-time family favorite with beautiful dancing, sets and costumes. Sheer magic! Become entranced ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

C&T's Deck the Stalls

Come join us for our annual Deck the Stalls Event from 5-8pm on Saturday, Dec.15! We will have the stalls decked ...

  • 5:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: Canterbury Showplace, 23100 W Newberry Rd, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: Free to enter (Tickets sold at the front: (cash & cards accepted) 10 for $10 or 25 for $20)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Road to Bethlehem at Camp Kulaqua

A LIVE Indoor / Outdoor Production of the Christmas Story! Come walk the Road to Bethlehem & experience a Live Production ...

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 ...

Newberry Christmas Parade and Christmas on the Square

Join us for Norfleet's second annual Christmas on the Square at CountryWay! Be merry as you enjoy Cilantro Tacos, BBQ, ...

  • 5:30 pm -  7:30 pm 
  • Location: CountryWay Town Square, 1739 SW 248th Dr. Suite 20, Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events, Free

Holiday Lights at Ravine Gardens

You are invited to “Holiday Lights at Ravine Gardens” presented by the Friends of Ravine Gardens State Park on Saturday, ...

  • 6:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: 1600 Twigg Street, Palatka, FL 32177
  • Cost: $2/person, kids 6 and under are free (cash only)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

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

Lake Butler Christmas Parade

Mark your calendars for Saturday, December 15, 2018 for 6:00pm, and plan to bring the family out to Lake Butler ...

Light Up McIntosh

Light Up McIntosh is the annual lighted decoration contest. Join us at the Civic Center for Santa and Lighted Vehicle ...

Christmas Jubilee Jam Benefit Concert

Join us for the Fifth Annual Christmas Jubilee Jam Benefit Concert. Featured performers include The GMJ Band (Gospel Meets Jazz) ...

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 ...

Star Center Theatre presents Sister Act Musical

When disco diva, Deloris Van Cartier, witnesses a murder, she is put in protective custody in the one place the ...

  • 7:30 pm 
  • Location: Star Center Theatre, 11 NE 23rd Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32609
  • Cost: $12 Students| Seniors $15 | Adults $18
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Shows & Concerts

The Nutcracker

Celebrate the Holiday Season with ‘The Nutcracker’. The all-time family favorite with beautiful dancing, sets and costumes. Sheer magic! Become entranced ...

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 ...

Get Air Gainesville Club Air DJ Night

Join us every weekend for a night of hoppin' music, fun with friends and, of course, jumping! We will be ...