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Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of ongoing programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, after-school crafts, Read ...

Gator Nationals

The Gatornationals is an annual National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) national drag racing event held each March at Gainesville Raceway ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Auto Plus Raceway: 11211 N County Road 225, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: See website for pricing, Kids 12 and under are FREE with paying adult to ALL raceway events!
  • Website: gainesvilleraceway.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Reddick BBQ Festival

Come to "downtown" Reddick, Florida for the 6th annual Reddick BBQ Festival. Bring your appetite, as there will be a ...

Step 317 Spring Duckling Mini Session

Come experience a fun session with real baby ducklings held during March by appointment at our Gainesville studio.

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Website: step317.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

Family Garden Strawberry U-pick

Come out and pick some berries! $3.25/# for non-members $2.50/# for members Bring your own containers & a water bottle to reduce ...

  • 8:30 am -  1:00 pm 
  • Location: The Family Garden, 1655 SE 23rd Place, Gainesville, FL 32641
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Haile Farmers Market St. Paddy's Day Fest

Spring has sprung at Haile Farmers Market! All of the warm weather got us thinking, it is almost time for ...

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 ...

Allied Capoeira Tot Tumbling and Music

See what your little one is capable of in our Tot Tumbling and Music class! They will be exposed to ...

American Heroes Air Show

Holding out for a Hero, Gainesville ? … your wait will be over when the nation’s premier admission-free, helicopter-only aviation ...

Brown's Farm Crop Maze

This spring we have something new—a crop maze! Bring a picnic lunch, enjoy a promenade through a crop maze, and ...

  • 9:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: 18120 NE State Road 26 Hawthorne, Florida 32640
  • Cost: $5 (ages 3 and under free)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Clink Lacinak/St. Patrick's 5K run/walk and Carnival

St Patrick School has a 5K run/walk beginning at 9:00am to support our scholarship program. This is run by the ...

Newberry Spring Festival

Join us for Newberry's Spring Festival! Food, Art, Crafts, plants, kids' activites, giveaways and demonstrations.

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 ...

"Tot Time" on the farm with Ponies

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

Ninja Jam Saturday at Sun Country

Who wants to be a Ninja? Don't miss Ninja Jam on the 3rd Saturday of the month. Ninja Jam will ...

  • 9:30 am - 10:45 am 
  • Location: Sun Country Sports Center, 333 S.W. 140th Terrace Jonesville, Florida 32669
  • Cost: members $15.75 non-members $19
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Classes

UF Best Buddies Friendship Walk

Join the University of Florida's Best Buddies chapter in our annual Friendship Walk! The walk will take place at 9:30 ...

Allied Capoeira League: Family Class

Learn something new and fun that the whole family will love. Capoeira is a Martial Art that incorporates music, dance, ...

Can You Dig It?

Dig into geology and discover the Earth at your feet during this free, fun-for-all-ages geology event! Enjoy hands-on activities from ...

Depot Park Gainesville Grinds Bootcamp

Join us every Saturday at 10am at Depot Park for Gainesville Grinds Bootcamp! This one hour workout is kick-butt and ...

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! Just $2 per child ages 3 and up. All ...

Pot O' Gold Carnival at St. Patrick's

The annual Pot O' Gold at St. Patrick Catholic School at 550 NE 16th Ave, Gainesville. Please join us for ...

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

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center Antique, Arts and Collectibles Day

Collectors and vendors from all over will gather to display their antiques, unique art, and collectibles. Browse a variety of ...

  • 10:00 am -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive, White Springs, FL 32096
  • Cost: Park Admission: $5/vehicle up to 8 passengers
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Sunshine State Babywearing Weekend Meeting

Join us at our monthly weekend meeting to discuss, inquire, learn and celebrate babywearing. We will be at LifeSouth Community ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:30 am 
  • Location: LifeSouth Community Blood Centers, 4039 W. Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Informational


GatorTRAX is for students who are interested in math and careers in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics, especially those students ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: University of Florida, Reitz Union, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: sites.google.com
  • Category: Classes

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 ...

Painting with a Twist: All Ages Neon Shamrock

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

Headquarters Library Sensory Storytime

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

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 ...

Open Gators Football Practice

University of Florida football coach Dan Mullen has announced that the first two UF spring practices will be open to ...

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

Spring Celebration and Farm Tour Hosted by Frog Song Organics

You're invited to visit the farm for this FREE event! Hay Rides Chickens & Pigs Farm Q & A Live Music with Wester ...

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

French Fun Food & Foreign Languages Saturday Club

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

Harn Museum of Dance

Harn Museum of Dance (HMoD): Moving Bodies, Shaping Minds Visual art + dance = a museum experience like no other. Enjoy dance ...

  • 1:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: 3259 Hull Road • Gainesville, Florida 32611
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Michaels MakeBreak: Bunny Tail Clay Pots

Decorate a cute clay pot, then make a fluffy yarn bunny tail to peek out of the top. Buy the ...

  • 1:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Michaels, 3644 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville FL 32608
  • Cost: cost of clay pot
  • Website: www.michaels.com
  • Category: Family Fun

NewboRN Nurse Home Visit Program Kick-Off

The Alachua County Children’s Services Advisory Board and Healthy Start of North Central FL, Inc. are hosting the NewboRN Nurse ...

Sun Country Back Handspring and Tuck Boot Camp

Come and join us to work with highly trained professionals to perfect your Back Handspring, Back Tucks, and Tumbling Skills. ...

  • 1:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: 333 S.W. 140th Terrace, Jonesville, Florida 32669
  • Cost: $26.25 in advance,$29 advance non-members, $40 at the door
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Classes

2nd and Charles Kids Saturday

Stop by 2nd and Charles on Saturdays from 2-4pm for fun Kids Events!

Kika Silva Pla Planetarium: Laser KinderBop

Kinder-bop is a treat for your youngest laser fans, a mix of sing-along nursery rhymes and kid-friendly tunes!

MAKERspace at HQ Library

An opportunity for community members to make learn explore and share with a variety of technologies.

Oaks Mall Carnival

Join us for The Oaks Mall Carnival presented by Modern Midways March 15-18. Enjoy rides, games, food and fun!

  • 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm 
  • Location: The Oaks Mall, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: Individual tickets $1, 18 tickets for $15, Wristband for $25
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Wiles Family Fun Day

Join us for a Wildcat Lucky Family Fun Day!

  • 2:00 pm -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: Kimball Wiles Elementary School, 4601 SW 75th Street, Gainesville, Florida
  • Cost: wristband $10 in advance, $15 at the door
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Cypress and Grove St. Patrick's Day Event

We hope you will join us on St Patrick’s Day to celebrate the greening of the year and the magic ...

Concert on the Lawn at Depot Park

Join us for our FREE event, Concert on the Lawn, at Depot Park with a live performance from the Clay ...

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 
  • 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

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 ...

Kika Silva Pla Planetarium: Spring Laser Jam

The Spring Jam Spectacular is a light, fun program that features pop/rock music from the last several decades to celebrate ...

St. Patrick's Day at First Magnitude

Come Check us out at First Magnitude for an early evening St. Patrick's Day sing along! There will be all ...

  • 4:00 pm -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: First Magnitude Brewing Company, 1220 Veitch Street, Gainesville FL 32601
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Lil Lucky Charms Scavenger Hunt at Depot Park

Find the gold coins and redeem for a prize from the Park Ambassadors. Begins at 5pm until all coins are ...

Alachua Car Show

Come join us after the Gatornationals for the traditional after race car show! Located in beautiful downtown Alachua you can ...

Conservation Steward Awards

Each year, Alachua Conservation Trust honors individuals in our community who are influential in a wide variety of ways - ...

  • 5:30 pm -  9:30 pm 
  • Location: Prairie Creek Lodge
  • Cost: $75 per person now but increases to $95 on March 12th (children under 12 are free)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Other

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 ...

Kika Silva Pla Planetarium: Laser Mania

When it's time to just rock-out and have a good time, Lasermania is the ticket. Enjoy a pure sensory adrenaline ...

Cirque Eloize: Saloon

Cirque Eloize has created performances filled with magic and continues to be one of the leaders in contemporary circus acts, ...

Gainesville Youth Chorus Presents "A Sweet Taste of Broadway"

This light theatrical show features songs from your favorite Broadway musicals, and is a highlight of our season! A performance ...

  • 7:30 pm -  9:30 pm 
  • Location: Glen Springs Auditorium, 2826 NW 31st Avenue, Gainesville Florida
  • Cost: Adult $25, Child (16 & Under) $20, Reserved Table (8 seats) $300
  • Website: www.gainesvilleyouthchorus.com
  • Category: Shows & Concerts

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 ...