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October 12 - 18

Hogtown Creek Headwaters Nature Park Dedication and Ribbon-Cutting

The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department is pleased to invite the public to come out and celebrate the dedication ...

UF Pop-Up Culture

To celebrate National Arts & Humanities Month, organizations from across the University of Florida will host Pop-Up Culture at the ...

Newberry Cornfield Maze at Hodge Farm

Laugh by day...Scream by night! Maze- Take nice stroll through the maze during the day by trying to choose the correct ...

  • 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm 
  • Location: SR 26 and SW 202nd St in Newberry (On Newberry Road) in Jonesville, FL
  • Cost: Adults: $15 (includes corn maze and haunted house) | Children 10 and under: $10| Children 3 and under are free | Hay Rides: $5 | Mechanical Bull Rides $5
  • Website: www.newberrycornfieldmaze.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Peanut Patch and Corn Maze

Here at the Peanut Patch & Corn Maze, we're all about family! Come out and make memories with us, where ...

  • 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm 
  • Location: 8214 SW 89th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32608
  • Cost: Adults: $15, Kids 4-10 $10, Kids 3 and under Free, Haunted House $5 (Cash Only)
  • Website: peanutpatchandcornmaze.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Rogers Farm Fall Festival and Corn Maze

CLOSED on Friday, November 2nd, due to weather forecast. Roger's Farm invites you to come spend your weekends with us! We ...

  • 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm 
  • Location: Rogers Farm, 3831 NW 156th Ave., Gainesville, Florida 32609
  • Cost: $10 (excludes 10 acre maze & zombie ride) -10 Acre Haunted Maze: $10 -Both 10 acre maze & Festival: $15 Additional Costs: -Zombie paintball ride: $15
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Sugar Camp Ranch Harvest Festival

Sugar Camp Ranch invites you and your family to our Grand Opening Event during our 1st Annual Harvest Festival. Join us ...

  • 6:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: 387 SW Cumorah Hill St, Fort White, FL 32038
  • Cost: $10 (Kids 3 and under are free)
  • Website: www.sugarcampranch.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Trinity's Day Spa Soft Reveal

Come out to see the newest kids day spa coming to Gainesville! There will be sweet treats, drinks, giveaways, and ...

Tioga Outdoor Movie Night: Coco plus Fun Activities

A movie the whole family will enjoy! This movie night is a special movie night. This week we will have ...

  • 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: Tioga Town Center, 105 SW 128th Street Newberry, FL 32669
  • Cost: free (optional $5 donation for food and games to benefit Phoebe Louise Dooley Foundation)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Shows & Concerts, Free

Kirby Family Farm's Lost Railroad

The Lost Railroad is an intense environment with darkness, live insects and reptiles, loud noises, and small spaces! This fundraising ...

  • 6:45 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: 19630 NE 30th St, Williston, Florida 32696
  • Cost: $20 in advance, $25 at the gate
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Annual Kickin' It Martial Arts Tournament and Expo

Now in its sixth year, the annual Kickin' It Martial Arts Tournament & Expo is scheduled for Sat., Oct. 13, ...

NAMI Annual Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Walk

Join us at Depot Park on Saturday October 13, 2018 for NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Gainesville's 11th annual ...

Archer Park Cleanup and Fun Day

There will be a Park Cleanup/Fun Day for the children to help with the restoration of our facilities and have ...

Career Discoveries Day

Alachua County Public School middle and high school students and families: You are invited to attend the fourth annual Career Discoveries ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Eastside High School Auditorium, 1201 SE 43rd Street, Gainesville, FL32641
  • Cost: free, register online
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Informational, Free

Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale

Largest Friends of the Library Sale in the state! In addition to books, we have art, comic books, manga, DVDs, ...

  • 9:00 am -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: 430-B North Main Street, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Other

Mini Cheer Clinic at Newberry High School

Calling all Pre K- 8th Graders, boys and girls! Come to the Newberry High School cheer mini clinic! Learn cheers ...

  • 9:00 am -  1:00 pm 
  • Location: Newberry High School, Newberry FL
  • Cost: $35 by September 24th | $40 after
  • Website: newberrycheer.com
  • Category: Classes

Morningside Nature Center Wildflower Walks

Take a Walk on the Wildflower Side with Us! The JEAN DORNEY MEMORIAL WILDFLOWER WALKS are free and take place ...

Sugar Camp Ranch Harvest Festival

Sugar Camp Ranch invites you and your family to our Grand Opening Event during our 1st Annual Harvest Festival. Join us ...

  • 9:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: 387 SW Cumorah Hill St, Fort White, FL 32038
  • Cost: $12 (Kids 3 and under are free)
  • Website: www.sugarcampranch.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Gainesville Global Fest

Gainesville area Realtors are coming together to showcase Gainesville’s cultural diversity in our 1ST GLOBAL FEST! The program will also showcase ...

Thornebrook Art Festival

The Art Festival at Thornebrook is a two-day festival of juried fine arts and fine crafts under the covered walkways ...

JCPenney October Kids Zone Event

Come join us for fall/Halloween crafts. We will also have goody bags, snacks, and coupons for the parents.

Rogers Farm Fall Festival and Corn Maze

Roger's Farm invites you to come spend your weekends with us! We offer lots of activities for family fun including: - ...

  • 11:00 am - 11:00 pm 
  • Location: Rogers Farm, 3831 NW 156th Ave., Gainesville, Florida 32609
  • Cost: $10 (Fall Festival & activities) Additional Costs: Haunted Corn Maze: $10 Zombie Paintball Ride: $15
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Holiday Events

Two Hawk Hammock presents A Country Circus

In addition to music and cirque performances, the event includes arts, crafts & food vendors, kids’ activities and carriage rides. ...

  • 12:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: 17950 NE 53rd Lane, Williston, FL 32696
  • Cost: $15 in advance / $20 at the door. Kids 12 and under are FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Oktoberfest at Cypress and Grove Brewing Company

Come one, come all, to our annual Oktoberfest party! Bring your family for some good Oktoberfest fun. Masskrugstemmen (Stein holding contest) ...

  • 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: Cypress & Grove, 1001 NW 4th St, Gainesville, FL 32601.
  • Cost: free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

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! ...

Green Halloween Costume Making Workshops

Remember those memorable times making Halloween costumes with your friends, parent, grandparent or other loved one?? Let’s bring the creativity ...

Newberry Cornfield Maze at Hodge Farm

Laugh by day...Scream by night! Maze- Take nice stroll through the maze during the day by trying to choose the correct ...

  • 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm 
  • Location: SR 26 and SW 202nd St in Newberry (On Newberry Road) in Jonesville, FL
  • Cost: Adults: $15 (includes corn maze and haunted house) | Children 10 and under: $10| Children 3 and under are free | Hay Rides: $5 | Mechanical Bull Rides $5
  • Website: www.newberrycornfieldmaze.com
  • Category: Family Fun

HealthStreet's Annual Night of Dance

One of Gainesville's favorite community events is back again! HealthStreet's 3rd Annual Night of Dance at Bo Diddley Plaza! Night of ...

Gainesville Community Playhouse Golden Apples

Join us as we celebrate this past season and give you a sneak peak of what is coming up next ...

Kirby Family Farm's Lost Railroad

The Lost Railroad is an intense environment with darkness, live insects and reptiles, loud noises, and small spaces! This fundraising ...

  • 6:45 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: 19630 NE 30th St, Williston, Florida 32696
  • Cost: $20 in advance, $25 at the gate
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Sunset Saturdays at Depot Park- Free Movies

It's movie time at Depot Park again! These free outdoor events will take place on The Hill at sunset on ...

Storytime at Greentree Park

Every Sunday - Join us at Greentree Park for a Christian-based story time aimed at preschoolers through 5th graders that ...

Thornebrook Art Festival

The Art Festival at Thornebrook is a two-day festival of juried fine arts and fine crafts under the covered walkways ...

Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale

Largest Friends of the Library Sale in the state! In addition to books, we have art, comic books, manga, DVDs, ...

  • 12:00 pm -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: 430 North Main Street, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Other

Two Hawk Hammock presents A Country Circus

In addition to music and cirque performances, the event includes arts, crafts & food vendors, kids’ activities and carriage rides. ...

  • 12:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: 17950 NE 53rd Lane, Williston, FL 32696
  • Cost: $15 in advance / $20 at the door. Kids 12 and under are FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

K-9's at the Cade Museum

Come visit the Cade Museum on October 14th to meet Beamer and learn about the Canine Olfactory System!

  • 1:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, Fl 32601
  • Cost: included with regular admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Rogers Farm Fall Festival and Corn Maze

Roger's Farm invites you to come spend your weekends with us! We offer lots of activities for family fun including: - ...

  • 1:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Rogers Farm, 3831 NW 156th Ave., Gainesville, Florida 32609
  • Cost: $10 (excludes 10 acre maze & zombie ride) -10 Acre Haunted Maze: $10 -Both 10 acre maze & Festival: $15 Additional Costs: -Zombie paintball ride: $15
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Newberry Cornfield Maze at Hodge Farm

Laugh by day...Scream by night! Maze- Take nice stroll through the maze during the day by trying to choose the correct ...

  • 2:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: SR 26 and SW 202nd St in Newberry (On Newberry Road) in Jonesville, FL
  • Cost: Adults: $15 (includes corn maze and haunted house) | Children 10 and under: $10| Children 3 and under are free | Hay Rides: $5 | Mechanical Bull Rides $5
  • Website: www.newberrycornfieldmaze.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Peanut Patch and Corn Maze

Here at the Peanut Patch & Corn Maze, we're all about family! Come out and make memories with us, where ...

  • 2:00 pm -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: 8214 SW 89th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32608
  • Cost: Adults: $15, Kids 4-10 $10, Kids 3 and under Free, Haunted House $5 (Cash Only)
  • Website: peanutpatchandcornmaze.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Enriching Your World with Art

Monday art class for kids 5-15 Discover and create with the visual language of art! Explore different art media while ...

Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale

Largest Friends of the Library Sale in the state! In addition to books, we have art, comic books, manga, DVDs, ...

  • 12:00 pm -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: 430 North Main Street, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Other

Annual Pregnancy and Infant Loss Memorial

This year we will take part in the International Wave of Light by gathering to light a candle in memory ...

  • 6:30 pm -  7:30 pm 
  • Location: Trinity United Methodist Church, 4000 NW 53rd Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: free, RSVP online
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Department of Health: Car Seat Safety Program Class

Car seat safety checks and installations. *By appointment only!* Great for new parents, 2nd time parents, grandparents and other caregivers. ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: Alachua County Health Department, 224 SE 24th Street, Gainesville FL 32641
  • Cost: free
  • Website: alachua.floridahealth.gov
  • Category: Classes

Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale

Largest Friends of the Library Sale in the state! In addition to books, we have art, comic books, manga, DVDs, ...

  • 12:00 pm -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: 430 North Main Street, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Other

UF Shands NICU Pumping Mother's Support Group

Join our pumping support group every Tuesday for all mothers of hospitalized infants. Join us to share pumping tips and ...

Gainesville Hackerspace Open Project Night

Welcome to our weekly Open Project Night at the Gainesville Hackerspace! We open our doors on Tuesday at 7:00 for ...

October Preschool Kids Crafts at Chick-Fil-A (Archer Road)

This October, we have many fun fall activities planned for Preschool Club! Preschool Club is every Wednesday morning from 9:30-10:30, ...

  • 9:30 am - 10:30 am 
  • Location: Chick-fil-A, 3621 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, Florida 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Flip Factory Zone Playgroup

Come and play with your kids and fellow moms and dads of Alachua County for flipping good time at Flip ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: 7400 W. Newberry Road, Gainesville Florida, 32605
  • Cost: Purchase a 30 minute jump for $8 and get another 30 minute jump free.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale

Largest Friends of the Library Sale in the state! In addition to books, we have art, comic books, manga, DVDs, ...

  • 12:00 pm -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: 430 North Main Street, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Other

Ninja Jam Wednesday at Sun Country

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

  • 2:15 pm -  3:30 pm 
  • 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

Barnyard Buddies at Morningside Nature Center

Morningside Nature Center has a farm, ee—i—ee—i—oh! On this farm, youngsters, with an adult, can meet and greet farm animals ...

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! ...

Just Between Friends Consignment Sale: PreSale

Join us to shop 50-90% BELOW retail on everything for your family! We will have "Florida Weather" Fall/Winter clothing, baby equipment, ...

  • 5:00 pm 
  • Location: Easton-Newberry Sports Complex 24880 Northwest 16 Avenue, Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: $10
  • Website: www.gainesville.jbfsale.com
  • Category: Other

Just Between Friends Consignment Sale

Join us to shop 50-90% BELOW retail on everything for your family! We will have "Florida Weather" Fall/Winter clothing, baby equipment, ...

  • 10:00 am -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: Easton-Newberry Sports Complex, 24880 Northwest 16 Avenue, Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: $3 admission (cash only) TIP: Click purple GET TICKETS button for FREE admission!
  • Website: www.gainesville.jbfsale.com
  • Category: Other

First Responders Trunk or Treat

Come join us as our Youth and Community Resource Unit hosts the 1st Annual First Responders Trunk or Treat event. ...

GCM Gainesville Food Fest

Come enjoy great food from over 40 of Gainesville's best restaurants all in one location. The 3rd Annual Gift Certificates ...

  • 5:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: Celebration Point, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: $2 meal tickets
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

UF Soccer Kickin' for a Cure

Join us for our annual Kickin' It For A Cure game on Thursday, October 18 at 6:30pm as the Gators ...

October 12 - 18