Gainesville Family Events Calendar

The Fun 4 Gator Kids Calendar is the most comprehensive online family calendar in the Gainesville area. Please let us know if you are aware of an event that is not listed! Listings are FREE! Submit an Event

PLEASE NOTE: Events and programs are subject to last minute cancellations and changes. Before attending, please contact the business or event host to confirm that the event/program is still taking place, and to register or RSVP if required.


  • Print
November

Family Fun includes festivals, carnivals, family fun nights, fairs and other types of fun family events.

Show events from all categories

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday

HobbyTown USA-Rally Car Mini Practice

Join us for rally car mini practice all day!

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center Rural Folklife Days

Demonstrators will be on hand showcasing Florida traditions of yesterday and today during this two day event. Rural Folklife Days ...

  • 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
  • Location: 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive, White Springs, FL 32096
  • Cost: $5 per person in addition to regular park admission,( $5.00 per vehicle, up to eight passengers)
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Family Fun

O2BKids Homeschool Open House

You are invited to an O2B Kids Homeschool Open House for children ages K - 8th grade! Our regularly scheduled ...

  • 9:45 am - 12:45 pm
  • Location: 6680 West Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

YMCA Open Gym for Pre-K Kids

Open gym is a drop-in non-instructional program offered to both children and adults. Our staff observes areas of the gym ...

Escape Room Fundraiser

This Escape Room Fundraiser is presented by the students of Trilogy School of Learning Alternatives. So what is an escape room ...

  • 5:00 pm
  • Location: Trilogy School of Learning Alternatives, 8700 NW 23rd Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $10.00
  • Website: trilogyschool.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center Rural Folklife Days

Demonstrators will be on hand showcasing Florida traditions of yesterday and today during this two day event. Rural Folklife Days ...

  • 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
  • Location: 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive, White Springs, FL 32096
  • Cost: $5 per person in addition to regular park admission,( $5.00 per vehicle, up to eight passengers)
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Skate Station Tiny Tots: Thursdays

Ages 10 & Under can Bounce, Play, Skate, and Ride! Feel free to bring your own ride on toys and ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $7
  • Website: funworks.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Escape Room Fundraiser

This Escape Room Fundraiser is presented by the students of Trilogy School of Learning Alternatives. So what is an escape room ...

  • 5:00 pm
  • Location: Trilogy School of Learning Alternatives, 8700 NW 23rd Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $10.00
  • Website: trilogyschool.org
  • Category: Family Fun

High Springs First Friday Night

Join us on the first Friday of the month in lovely downtown High Springs!

Escape Room Fundraiser

This Escape Room Fundraiser is presented by the students of Trilogy School of Learning Alternatives. So what is an escape room ...

  • 5:00 pm
  • Location: Trilogy School of Learning Alternatives, 8700 NW 23rd Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $10.00
  • Website: trilogyschool.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Jearl Miles Clark 5k Run/Walk

Join the S.A.Y. 5KRun/Walk Community Event. Proceeds to support S.A.Y. - Scholarships, Autism and Youths. Event Endorsed by olympic gold ...

  • 8:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: 874 SE 4 St, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: $21
  • Website: say5krun.org
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

Ocklawaha River Raid Civil War Re-enactment and Living History Weekend

The 33rd Annual Ocklawaha River Raid will be held on November 4 and 5, 2017, and is hosted by the ...

Newberry Mainstreet Fall Festival

Downtown Newberry ,FL Mainstreet Fall Festival, along Seaboard Drive, of SR 26 in Downtown Newberry. Free Admission. Craft, food, music ...

Ocklawaha River Raid Civil War Re-enactment and Living History Weekend

The 33rd Annual Ocklawaha River Raid will be held on November 4 and 5, 2017, and is hosted by the ...

Alachua Main Street Fall Festival

All along Main Street in Downtown Historic Alachua residents, visitors, vendors, and friendly shopkeepers come together for a leisurely afternoon. ...

YMCA Open Gym for Kids

Open gym is a drop-in non-instructional program offered to both children and adults. Our staff observes areas of the gym ...

Escape Room Fundraiser

This Escape Room Fundraiser is presented by the students of Trilogy School of Learning Alternatives. So what is an escape room ...

  • 5:00 pm
  • Location: Trilogy School of Learning Alternatives, 8700 NW 23rd Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $10.00
  • Website: trilogyschool.org
  • Category: Family Fun

IKEA Grand Opening in Jacksonville

We’re celebrating big and doubling down on excitement with several days of activities, giveaways and amazing deals.

  • 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Location: 7801 Gate Parkway, Jacksonville, FL 32256
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.ikea.com
  • Category: Family Fun

YMCA Open Gym for Pre-K Kids

Open gym is a drop-in non-instructional program offered to both children and adults. Our staff observes areas of the gym ...

Skate Station Tiny Tots: Thursdays

Ages 10 & Under can Bounce, Play, Skate, and Ride! Feel free to bring your own ride on toys and ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $7
  • Website: funworks.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Gainesville Food Fest

It's Food Fest Time! Bring your family, friends & appetites to The SunState FCU Gainesville Free Food Fest to enjoy AWSOME ...

  • 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Santa Fe College 3000 NW 83 St., Gainesville, Florida 32606
  • Cost: General Admission is only $10 and VIP Tickets available are only $25.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Fall Winery Festival and Sangria 5K Dash

Join us for our 4th Annual Island Grove Wine Company Fall Festival on Saturday, November 11th. This year we are ...

  • 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Island Grove Wine Company, 24703 SE 193rd Ave., Hawthorne, FL 32640
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Grand Re-Opening: Gentle Journey Midwifery and Birth Center

You're invited to join us for our grand re-opening! *Door Prizes for Free Massage, Free Yoga classes, Gift cards and ...

  • 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Gentle Journey Midwifery and Birth Center, 607 E University Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Downtown Festival & Art Show

An outdoor street festival, the art show attracts more than 100,000 people annually to view the works of over 240 ...

Archer Veterans Day Ceremony

Veterans Day Ceremony to honor our local Veterans and their families. We warmly encourage all community members to come out ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Archer Community Center 16639 SW 137th Ave, Archer, Florida 32618
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Depot Park, 200 SE Depot Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: $5
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Downtown Festival & Art Show

An outdoor street festival, the art show attracts more than 100,000 people annually to view the works of over 240 ...

Dance for Kindness

The purpose of Dance for Kindness is to look beyond ourselves – beyond the boundaries of our country, beyond our ...

YMCA Open Gym for Kids

Open gym is a drop-in non-instructional program offered to both children and adults. Our staff observes areas of the gym ...

First UMC Harvest Hoedown

Join us for our second annual Harvest Hoedown! This event is free for the whole family! There will be live ...

  • 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: 400 Block of NE 2nd St, Roper Park, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Toys R Us PNO

Join us in store for our Parents Night Out event, it is sure to be a festive evening! Enjoy a ...

Grins and Giggles Pediatric Dentistry Open House

Grins and Giggles is happy to announce that we will be holding an open house event! Bring your little ones ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Grins and Giggles Pediatric Dentistry, 231 NW 137th Dr, Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

YMCA Open Gym for Pre-K Kids

Open gym is a drop-in non-instructional program offered to both children and adults. Our staff observes areas of the gym ...

Gamesville Tabletop Beginners D&D

Ever had the feeling you would like to get into role playing games but were not sure how to start? ...

  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Gamesville Tabletop Inc., 4405 NW 25th Place, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Skate Station Tiny Tots: Thursdays

Ages 10 & Under can Bounce, Play, Skate, and Ride! Feel free to bring your own ride on toys and ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $7
  • Website: funworks.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Operation CONE Truck Unveiling

Please join us Thursday as we unveil the new graphics on the Operation CONE truck. See you at Hitchcock's in ...

Matheson Museum Idylwild Cowgirls

The Matheson History Museum is excited to welcome local author Debra Segal to discuss her young adult adventure novel, "Idylwild ...

  • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Location: Matheson Museum, 513 E. University Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

FLMNH One Tree, One Planet

Join us in a celebration of the diversity of life on Earth as art and science collide in a series ...

Smart Start at Zion: Open House Fundraiser

Stop in anytime from 4-6 pm at Zion Lutheran Church on November 17th! We will be having a gift baskets, ...

  • 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Zion Lutheran Church, 1700 NW 34th St., Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Trashformations

Ever wonder how milk jugs morph into beautiful wading birds or how gears and gadgets become gigantic bugs? See how ...

  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Florida Museum of Natural History, 3215 Hull Rd, Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.flmnh.ufl.edu
  • Category: Family Fun

Innovation Square: One Tree, One Planet

Join us for a special event as artist Naziha Mestaoui unveils Live Oak Tree of Life, her light projection of ...

441 Farmer's Market Fall Harvest Fest

Bring family and friends to celebrate Fall harvest! We will have food demonstrations, a children's area with fun activities, raffle ...

Florida Off-Road Invasion: Fall Family Spectacular

Florida Off-Road Invasion at The FIRM is back! Florida Off-Road Invasion (FORI) is a family friendly Off-Road festival held twice a ...

  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: The FIRM 7266 Airport Road Starke, FL 32091
  • Cost: $20-$79
  • Website: goo.gl
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Depot Park, 200 SE Depot Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: $5
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Grand Opening: Santa Fe River Preserve

You are cordially invited to the opening of Santa Fe River Preserve near Worthington Springs, Florida. Encompassing over 900 acres, ...

JCPenney November Kids Zone Event

Come join us to decorate aprons for Thanksgiving. We will have treats for the kids and coupons for the parents. ...

Florida Off-Road Invasion: Fall Family Spectacular

Florida Off-Road Invasion at The FIRM is back! Florida Off-Road Invasion (FORI) is a family friendly Off-Road festival held twice a ...

  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: The FIRM 7266 Airport Road Starke, FL 32091
  • Cost: $20-$79
  • Website: goo.gl
  • Category: Family Fun

YMCA Open Gym for Kids

Open gym is a drop-in non-instructional program offered to both children and adults. Our staff observes areas of the gym ...

A Batty FUNdraiser at Blackadder Brewing Company

Go batty with us at our FUNdraiser on Monday Nov 20th. Purchase a wristband for $10 and get $1 off your ...

Gobble Till Ya Wobble

Our 4th annual Gobble ’til ya Wobble party will be a beer drinking, booty shakin’, food truck eatin’ kinda shin ...

  • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Swamp Head Brewery: 3650 SW 42nd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

YMCA Open Gym for Pre-K Kids

Open gym is a drop-in non-instructional program offered to both children and adults. Our staff observes areas of the gym ...

Old Tyme Farm Days

Bring the entire family on a trip back in time! Since 1989 Old Tyme Farm Days has been celebrating rural ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park and Campground, 3076 95th Dr, Live Oak, FL 32060
  • Cost: $10 per carload
  • Website: www.oldtymefarmdays.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Board Game Night at Gamesville Tabletop

Board games, board games, board games. Friday night is out board game night. Come out and play some of your ...

  • 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Location: Gamesville Tabletop 4401 NW 25th Place Suite G, Gainesville, Florida 32606
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Old Tyme Farm Days

Bring the entire family on a trip back in time! Since 1989 Old Tyme Farm Days has been celebrating rural ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park and Campground, 3076 95th Dr, Live Oak, FL 32060
  • Cost: $10 per carload
  • Website: www.oldtymefarmdays.com
  • Category: Family Fun

FLMNH Pop-Up Museum at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium

Join us as we venture outside our walls and bring the Museum to you! This themed event features hands-on activities ...

Morningside Cane Boil and Fiddle Fest

This event is held each year the Saturday after Thanksgiving, and combines traditions of giving thanks and fall harvest with ...

  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: 3540 E. University Ave, Gainesville, Fl, 32641
  • Cost: Adults: $2 | Kids $1, Free for 3 and under.
  • Website: www.cityofgainesville.org
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Depot Park, 200 SE Depot Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: $5
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

GreenMan Festival

At the request of Depot Park, Vortex productions is creating the quintessential “green” event for Gainesville by bringing together the ...

GreenMan Festival

At the request of Depot Park, Vortex productions is creating the quintessential “green” event for Gainesville by bringing together the ...

YMCA Open Gym for Kids

Open gym is a drop-in non-instructional program offered to both children and adults. Our staff observes areas of the gym ...

YMCA Open Gym for Pre-K Kids

Open gym is a drop-in non-instructional program offered to both children and adults. Our staff observes areas of the gym ...

Skate Station Tiny Tots: Thursdays

Ages 10 & Under can Bounce, Play, Skate, and Ride! Feel free to bring your own ride on toys and ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $7
  • Website: funworks.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Toys R Us PNO

Join us in store for our Parents Night Out event, it is sure to be a festive evening! Enjoy a ...