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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 ...

Chick-fil-A (Oaks Mall) Breakfast with Santa and Friends

Join us for our annual tradition! Enjoy a Chick-fil-A breakfast meal while you and your family create a Christmas craft, ...

  • 8:00 am -  9:30 am 
  • Location: Chick-fil-A Oaks Mall, 6419 W. Newberry Rd, Gainesville FL 32605
  • Cost: $8
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Breakfast with Santa at Trinity UMC

Youth & Sonlight invites all children with their families to Breakfast with Santa on December 8 from 8:30-11am. includes breakfast, ...

Girls on the Run Fall 5k

Please mark your calendar, December 8th, for the Girls on the Run of Alachua County Fall 2018 5K!! Come join ...

Snow Day in Lake City

It is going to Snow in Lake City! You heard me right! Break out your winter coats and brace yourself ...

Saturday Tot Time with Ponies

"Tot Time" is a "mommy and me" style activity for children 18 months to 6 years of age! Children will ...

  • 9:30 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: Hunter Ventures Farm, 18004 SW 83 Ave., Archer, Florida 32618
  • Cost: $30
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

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 ...

Operation Santa Delivery

A Gainesville holiday tradition continues with the annual Operation Santa Delivery at Santa Fe College hosted by LifeSouth Community Blood ...

Native Wildlife of North Florida at Devils Millhopper

Join Sunrise Wildlife Rehabilitation for Native Wildlife of North Florida at 11:00 AM on December 8th 2018. Devils Mill hopper ...

  • 11:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Devils Millhopper Geological State Park, 4732 Millhopper Rd, Gainesville, Florida 32653
  • Cost: free with park admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Hands-on for Kids with Joann

Drop in and get crafty with your kids! November 10: Kids will have plenty of hands-on fun learning techniques for decorating ...

  • 11:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft, 3202 SW 35th Blvd Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.joann.com
  • Category: Free

Hawthorne's Christmas Festival and Parade

The Hawthorne Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring "Old Fashioned Magical Christmas" 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, Free

Christkindlmarkt at Blackadder Brewing

Join us for our 2nd Annual Christkindlmarkt: An outdoor holiday market with craft, food vendors, music & holiday fun! Do ...

Gainesville Harley-Davidson's Annual Chili Cook-off

It's time for a mouthwatering good time! Join Gainesville Harley-Davidson for its 17th Annual Chili Cook-off, raising funds and awareness ...

  • 12:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Gainesville Harley-Davidson, 4125 NW 97th Blvd., Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 Happy Cloud

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

Florida Museum : Whale People Exhibit Opening

Learn about the Lummi People, the original inhabitants of Washington’s northernmost coast and southern British Columbia, and their belief that ...

  • 1:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Florida Museum of Natural History, 3215 Hull Road Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Michaels MAKEbreak Try Me Day

Bring the kiddos to try out some of our Top 25 Creative Gifts for free, then make a holiday wish ...

Danscompany presents Cinderella

In December, The Danscompany presents their annual performance of Cinderella, a full-length ballet. See if the two ugly step sisters, ...

  • 1:30 pm 
  • Location: Curtis M Phillips Center for Performing Arts, 3201 Hull Road, Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: $15 | Children under 10 are free with donation of new unwrapped toy or book (while supplies last)
  • Website: www.danscompanyofgainesville.org
  • Category: Shows & Concerts

Alachua Christmas Parade

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

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 ...

Shops at Butler- Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony

Join us for our 1st Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony. Watch your children's eyes sparkle as they have the opportunity ...

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: Let It Snow

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

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 ...

  • 3:00 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

CANCELLED Roger's Farm Christmas Festival

CANCELLED for December 21 and 22 due to weather. Roger's Farm will be hosting our first annual Christmas festival ...

  • 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

**Due to the weather we will not have the Festival of Lights on Thursday, December 20th.** Festival of Lights will flip ...

  • 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 ...

High Springs Twilight Christmas Parade

Please join us for the High Springs' Annual Christmas Parade Saturday, December 8th at 6:00 p.m. After the Parade: Santa ...

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

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

Starke Christmas Parade

Join us at 6pm for a Christmas parade!

Christmas Concert at Westside Baptist Church

This year’s Christmas program will be a multigenerational Christmas called “On This Night: Emmanuel” that will feature all ages from ...

Danscompany presents Cinderella

In December, The Danscompany presents their annual performance of Cinderella, a full-length ballet. See if the two ugly step sisters, ...

  • 7:00 pm 
  • Location: Curtis M Phillips Center for Performing Arts 3201 Hull Road, Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: $15 | Children under 10 are free with donation of new unwrapped toy or book (while supplies last)
  • Website: www.danscompanyofgainesville.org
  • Category: Shows & Concerts

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 ...

Light and Peace Concert at Holy Faith Church

Please join us for a musical journey featuring music old and new from around the world!

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. ...

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 ...