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

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December

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

Events and programs for kids with special needs

Races, Walks, 5Ks includes listings for all types of athletic competitions that kids can participate in - not just watch.

Informational presentations such as talks, seminars, and demonstrations 

Family friendly shows and concerts

 

Family friendly events and programs taking place at area libraries.

Casting calls for productions and performances in need of kids under 18.

Other family-friendly events like mini-photo sessions consignment sales and other events that don't fit into another category

Sporting events and home games for local sports teams

One time classes open to kids and families. 

Holiday events with themes focused on specific holidays like Halloween, Christmas, Easter, 4th of July, etc.

Events and pageants where kids or families compete to win a title or prize.

Ongoing Programs includes any family programs that occur on an ongoing basis such as every week or every month.

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Bass Pro Shops Holiday Events

Get a Bass Pass! A Bass Pass is required and provides a time slot to see Santa, allowing you to explore ...

Sun Country Stay and Play

Get moving every Tuesday and Friday morning! Stay and Play helps children ages 5 years old and younger to develop ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: $11/member, $13.25 non-member, punchcards available, free for non-walkers, Free for members under the age of 2; and 1/2 price for non-members under the age of 2.
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Festival of Trees at Tioga Town Center

A family-friendly showcase of trees and wreaths decorated for the holidays. Place a bid through your smartphone to keep an ...

Tioga Town Center Tree Lighting

Come out and join us for the Tioga Town Center Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony! There will be food vendors, live ...

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center Festival of Lights: Opening Night and Parade

The 2017 Festival of Lights will flip the switch Friday December 1, 2017 and will be ablaze this holiday season ...

  • 4:30 pm - 8:30 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.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

Otter Springs Raid Civil War Re-enactment

ALL ARE WELCOME... Announcing a new Florida Civil War re-enactment event. The "Raid at Otter Springs" will take place on ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Otter Springs Park and Campground, 6470 SW 80th Avenue, Trenton, FL 32693
  • Cost: $ 5.00 adults, children younger than 7 and veterans with ID are free.
  • Website: www.floridareenactorsonline.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Bass Pro Shops Holiday Events

Get a Bass Pass! A Bass Pass is required and provides a time slot to see Santa, allowing you to explore ...

Frosty 5K

Bundle up and get ready to run for UF Relay For Life's third annual 5K event! 100% of the proceeds will ...

  • 7:30 am - 10:30 am
  • Location: University of Florida 1957-, 2015 Gale Lemerand Dr Gainesville, FL 32603
  • Cost: $15-20
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Races, Walks, 5Ks

Christmas on the Square- Live Oak

The largest Christmas festival in North Florida with over 300 arts & craft vendors, food vendors, car show, agriculture exhibit ...

4-H 5K on the Prairie

We want to welcome all of you to the Annual 5K Alachua 4-H Little Run on the Prairie on December ...

Bass Pro Shops Holiday Events

Get a Bass Pass! A Bass Pass is required and provides a time slot to see Santa, allowing you to explore ...

Starlight's Candyland Pageant

All contestants receive beautiful crowns, trophies and nice gifts. We have invited Santa to visit!

Festive Photo Booth at Target

Visit our interactive photo booth in the back of your Target store. Target Team members will take your photo with ...

Santa visits Splitz

Join Santa at Splitz for meet and greet and photo opportunity, bowling, and a Christmas Craft! Don't forget your camera!

  • 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
  • Location: Splitz Bowling Center, 1301 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $10 in advance, $12 day of
  • Website: bowlsplitz.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Haile Homestead Holidays

Come join us for a Victorian Holiday Celebration at the Historic Haile Homestead Stroll through the 1856 Homestead decked out ...

Bass Pro Shops Holiday Events

Get a Bass Pass! A Bass Pass is required and provides a time slot to see Santa, allowing you to explore ...

Cade Museum's Little STEAMers: Rainbows

This 45-minute parent-child class will include interactive, hands-on activities that teach introductory science concepts to early learners ages 0 to ...

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center Festival of Lights

The 2017 Festival of Lights will flip the switch Friday December 1, 2017 and will be ablaze this holiday season ...

  • 4:30 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. Drive Through Only Nights: $2.00 per person.
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

STEM Night at Stephen Foster Elementary

Join us for a family friendly evening where kids and parents can engage in a variety of STEM activities and ...

Bass Pro Shops Holiday Events

Get a Bass Pass! A Bass Pass is required and provides a time slot to see Santa, allowing you to explore ...

Sun Country Stay and Play

Get moving every Tuesday and Friday morning! Stay and Play helps children ages 5 years old and younger to develop ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: $11/member, $13.25 non-member, punchcards available, free for non-walkers, Free for members under the age of 2; and 1/2 price for non-members under the age of 2.
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Tacachale Holiday Parade

Tacachale Center in Gainesville will host its annual Holiday Parade beginning at 10 a.m. Come see school bands, ROTC units, ...

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center Festival of Lights

The 2017 Festival of Lights will flip the switch Friday December 1, 2017 and will be ablaze this holiday season ...

  • 4:30 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. Drive Through Only Nights: $2.00 per person.
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

Santa at Main Street Pie

Santa will be at Main Street Pie at 6pm.

Bass Pro Shops Holiday Events

Get a Bass Pass! A Bass Pass is required and provides a time slot to see Santa, allowing you to explore ...

Gainesville Country Day Kindergarten Preview

Gainesville Country Day School's Kindergarten Preview is December 6th at 8:30am. The application fee of $125 waived for registrations submitted ...

Kids Yoga

Kids Yoga is a program designed to bring movement and mindfulness to kids! Join us every Wednesday at Zen Yoga ...

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center Festival of Lights

The 2017 Festival of Lights will flip the switch Friday December 1, 2017 and will be ablaze this holiday season ...

  • 4:30 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. Drive Through Only Nights: $2.00 per person.
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

TGI Fridays Bike Night

Come hang out at the Butler North Neighborhood TGI Fridays for their first ever Family Bike Night!

Bass Pro Shops Holiday Events

Get a Bass Pass! A Bass Pass is required and provides a time slot to see Santa, allowing you to explore ...

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center Festival of Lights

The 2017 Festival of Lights will flip the switch Friday December 1, 2017 and will be ablaze this holiday season ...

  • 4:30 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. Drive Through Only Nights: $2.00 per person.
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

The Rock School Theatre Department presents a heartwarming holiday show entitled “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever”! It is the humorous ...

Meadowbrook Elementary School Choir

RELOCATED to Meadowbrook Elementary from Town of Tioga due to weather. Enjoy the beautiful voices of Meadowbrook Elementary School Choir!

Hippodrome presents A Year with Frog and Toad

A whimsical musical that tells the tale of two best friends: the easy-going Frog and the curmudgeonly Toad. The story ...

Bass Pro Shops Holiday Events

Get a Bass Pass! A Bass Pass is required and provides a time slot to see Santa, allowing you to explore ...

Sun Country Stay and Play

Get moving every Tuesday and Friday morning! Stay and Play helps children ages 5 years old and younger to develop ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: $11/member, $13.25 non-member, punchcards available, free for non-walkers, Free for members under the age of 2; and 1/2 price for non-members under the age of 2.
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Sensitive Santa at Lamp Post Therapy Center

Visit with Santa in a calm atmosphere with our elves who are sensitive to all kinds of special needs. Spend ...

Holiday Stop and Shop at Cornerstone Academy

Holiday shopping event featuring local entrepreneurs, gift raffles, face painting, and balloon animals.

  • 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Cornerstone Academy Auditorium, 1520 NW 34th Street, Gainesville, FL
  • Category: Holiday Events

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center Festival of Lights

The 2017 Festival of Lights will flip the switch Friday December 1, 2017 and will be ablaze this holiday season ...

  • 4:30 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. Drive Through Only Nights: $2.00 per person.
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

Bass Pro Shops Holiday Events

Get a Bass Pass! A Bass Pass is required and provides a time slot to see Santa, allowing you to explore ...

Santa at Waldo Farmer's and Flea Market

Santa will be at Waldo Farmer's and Flea Market for Photos on the following days. Mark your calendars and come ...

Breakfast with Santa Cow

Come have a Chick-fil-A breakfast and visit with Santa Cow at Bass Pro Shops in Gainesville! It will be a ...

  • 8:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: Bass Pro Shops, 2650 Bass Pro Shops Blvd, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $7.33, plus unwrapped toy
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Haile Farmers Market: Holiday Market

Mark your calendars for the Haile Farmers Market 2017 Annual Holiday Market! Two days and plenty of crafts. Saturday the ...

Girls on the Run Fall 5k

Please mark your calendar, December 9th, for the Girls on the Run of Alachua County Fall 2017 5K!! Come join ...

Bass Pro Shops Holiday Events

Get a Bass Pass! A Bass Pass is required and provides a time slot to see Santa, allowing you to explore ...

Santa at Waldo Farmer's and Flea Market

Santa will be at Waldo Farmer's and Flea Market for Photos on the following days. Mark your calendars and come ...

Breakfast and Photos with Santa at The Swamp

The Swamp Restaurant would like to invite you to our Breakfast and Photo event with Santa! We'll have games, crafts, and ...

  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: The Swamp Restaurant, 1642 West University Avenue, Gainesville, Fl
  • Cost: Adults $15 - Kids 12 & Under $8
  • Website: www.swamprestaurant.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Festive Photo Booth at Target

Visit our interactive photo booth in the back of your Target store. Target Team members will take your photo with ...

Historic Haile Homestead Sunday Tour

The Historic Haile Homestead is unique in the Nation for its "Talking Walls."  For a reason lost to time, the Haile ...

Bass Pro Shops Holiday Events

Get a Bass Pass! A Bass Pass is required and provides a time slot to see Santa, allowing you to explore ...

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center Festival of Lights

The 2017 Festival of Lights will flip the switch Friday December 1, 2017 and will be ablaze this holiday season ...

  • 4:30 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. Drive Through Only Nights: $2.00 per person.
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

Bass Pro Shops Holiday Events

Get a Bass Pass! A Bass Pass is required and provides a time slot to see Santa, allowing you to explore ...

Sun Country Stay and Play

Get moving every Tuesday and Friday morning! Stay and Play helps children ages 5 years old and younger to develop ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: $11/member, $13.25 non-member, punchcards available, free for non-walkers, Free for members under the age of 2; and 1/2 price for non-members under the age of 2.
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center Festival of Lights

The 2017 Festival of Lights will flip the switch Friday December 1, 2017 and will be ablaze this holiday season ...

  • 4:30 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. Drive Through Only Nights: $2.00 per person.
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

Splash Pals Adapted Aquatics at YMCA

Splash Pals Adapted Aquatics is a therapeutic swimming and aquatic recreation program for children, and others, with physical or developmental ...

Hippodrome presents A Year with Frog and Toad

A whimsical musical that tells the tale of two best friends: the easy-going Frog and the curmudgeonly Toad. The story ...

Bass Pro Shops Holiday Events

Get a Bass Pass! A Bass Pass is required and provides a time slot to see Santa, allowing you to explore ...

Archer Community Center: Jordan Glen School Presents "A Christmas Carol"

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens is a story that's been told many times and in many different ways. This ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Archer Community Center, 16671 SW 137 Avenue, Archer, FL 32618
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Holiday Events, Free

Sun Country Sports Center Gym Jam Wednesdays

Parents can drop their kids off at Sun Country Sports Center for 2 hours for fun games, gymnastics instructions ...

Kids Yoga

Kids Yoga is a program designed to bring movement and mindfulness to kids! Join us every Wednesday at Zen Yoga ...

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center Festival of Lights

The 2017 Festival of Lights will flip the switch Friday December 1, 2017 and will be ablaze this holiday season ...

  • 4:30 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. Drive Through Only Nights: $2.00 per person.
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

Bass Pro Shops Holiday Events

Get a Bass Pass! A Bass Pass is required and provides a time slot to see Santa, allowing you to explore ...

Gamesville Tabletop Pokemon TCG

Do you want to be the very best? Like no one ever was? Hang out with us on Thursday afternoons, play ...

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center Festival of Lights

The 2017 Festival of Lights will flip the switch Friday December 1, 2017 and will be ablaze this holiday season ...

  • 4:30 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. Drive Through Only Nights: $2.00 per person.
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

Tioga Town Center: Healthy Learning Academy Holiday Concert

Enjoy the beautiful voices of Wiles Elementary School Choir in Tioga Town Center!

Harn Museum Nights

Join us for our once-a-month event where we are open in the evenings. Museum Nights offer multiple activities and performances ...

  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: SW 34th Street and Hull Road, Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: free food and admission
  • Website: harn.ufl.edu
  • Category: Ongoing Programs, Free

Bass Pro Shops Holiday Events

Get a Bass Pass! A Bass Pass is required and provides a time slot to see Santa, allowing you to explore ...

Sun Country Stay and Play

Get moving every Tuesday and Friday morning! Stay and Play helps children ages 5 years old and younger to develop ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: $11/member, $13.25 non-member, punchcards available, free for non-walkers, Free for members under the age of 2; and 1/2 price for non-members under the age of 2.
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Gamesville Tabletop Learn To Play Magic the Gathering

Gamesville Tabletop Inc is setting aside time to teach Magic the Gathering to beginners. We've always been willing, and have ...

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center Festival of Lights

The 2017 Festival of Lights will flip the switch Friday December 1, 2017 and will be ablaze this holiday season ...

  • 4:30 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. Drive Through Only Nights: $2.00 per person.
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

Christmas Wonderland at Peanut Patch and Corn Maze

Come Join us for Christmas and photos with Santa. Bring your own chairs and watch a Christmas movie and some ...

  • 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: 8214 SW 89th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32608
  • Cost: Admission $10.00 Kids 3 and Under are Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Bass Pro Shops Holiday Events

Get a Bass Pass! A Bass Pass is required and provides a time slot to see Santa, allowing you to explore ...

Santa at Waldo Farmer's and Flea Market

Santa will be at Waldo Farmer's and Flea Market for Photos on the following days. Mark your calendars and come ...

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, ...

Haile Farmers Market: Holiday Market

Mark your calendars for the Haile Farmers Market 2017 Annual Holiday Market! Two days and plenty of crafts. Saturday the ...

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 ...

Bass Pro Shops Holiday Events

Get a Bass Pass! A Bass Pass is required and provides a time slot to see Santa, allowing you to explore ...

Santa at Waldo Farmer's and Flea Market

Santa will be at Waldo Farmer's and Flea Market for Photos on the following days. Mark your calendars and come ...

C&T's Winter Festival

Don't forget C&T's Winter Festival coming up! Santa is coming, pony rides, games, snacks, riding demonstrations, and our stalls ...

  • 10:00 am - 2:00 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

Festive Photo Booth at Target

Visit our interactive photo booth in the back of your Target store. Target Team members will take your photo with ...

Historic Haile Homestead Sunday Tour

The Historic Haile Homestead is unique in the Nation for its "Talking Walls."  For a reason lost to time, the Haile ...

Bass Pro Shops Holiday Events

Get a Bass Pass! A Bass Pass is required and provides a time slot to see Santa, allowing you to explore ...

Learn with Jo-Ann: Kids Pom-pom Ornaments

Use a Pom Pom maker & paint with acrylic paint.

  • 9:30 am
  • Location: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft, 3202 SW 35th Blvd Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: $35
  • Website: www.joann.com
  • Category: Classes

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center Festival of Lights

The 2017 Festival of Lights will flip the switch Friday December 1, 2017 and will be ablaze this holiday season ...

  • 4:30 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. Drive Through Only Nights: $2.00 per person.
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Express

The Christmas Express is a wonderful holiday event that runs on select nights in November and December. There is lots ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: 19630 NE 30th St. Williston, FL. 32696
  • Cost: Advance tickets: $10/person, Children 2 and under are Free, Combo ticket pass is $20 in advance
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Bass Pro Shops Holiday Events

Get a Bass Pass! A Bass Pass is required and provides a time slot to see Santa, allowing you to explore ...

Sun Country Stay and Play

Get moving every Tuesday and Friday morning! Stay and Play helps children ages 5 years old and younger to develop ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: $11/member, $13.25 non-member, punchcards available, free for non-walkers, Free for members under the age of 2; and 1/2 price for non-members under the age of 2.
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Free Tinkergarten Trial

At Tinkergarten, families meet outdoors to connect and learn through play. In this free trial, Tinkergarten Leader, Tricia Nelson, will ...

The Hippodrome presents A Christmas Carol

A Gainesville Family Tradition of A New Adaptation of the Holiday Classic! Don’t miss the wonderment and joy of our most ...

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center Festival of Lights

The 2017 Festival of Lights will flip the switch Friday December 1, 2017 and will be ablaze this holiday season ...

  • 4:30 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. Drive Through Only Nights: $2.00 per person.
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

Bass Pro Shops Holiday Events

Get a Bass Pass! A Bass Pass is required and provides a time slot to see Santa, allowing you to explore ...

Sun Country Sports Center Gym Jam Wednesdays

Parents can drop their kids off at Sun Country Sports Center for 2 hours for fun games, gymnastics instructions ...

The Hippodrome presents A Christmas Carol

A Gainesville Family Tradition of A New Adaptation of the Holiday Classic! Don’t miss the wonderment and joy of our most ...

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

Kids Yoga

Kids Yoga is a program designed to bring movement and mindfulness to kids! Join us every Wednesday at Zen Yoga ...

Bass Pro Shops Holiday Events

Get a Bass Pass! A Bass Pass is required and provides a time slot to see Santa, allowing you to explore ...

Learn with Jo-Ann: Kids Pattern Pillow

Learn to follow a pattern & sew curved seams to make a personalized pillow. Free pattern with class

  • 9:30 am
  • Location: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft, 3202 SW 35th Blvd Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: $35
  • Website: www.joann.com
  • Category: Classes

The Hippodrome presents A Christmas Carol

A Gainesville Family Tradition of A New Adaptation of the Holiday Classic! Don’t miss the wonderment and joy of our most ...

Gamesville Tabletop Pokemon TCG

Do you want to be the very best? Like no one ever was? Hang out with us on Thursday afternoons, play ...

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center Festival of Lights

The 2017 Festival of Lights will flip the switch Friday December 1, 2017 and will be ablaze this holiday season ...

  • 4:30 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. Drive Through Only Nights: $2.00 per person.
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

Bass Pro Shops Holiday Events

Get a Bass Pass! A Bass Pass is required and provides a time slot to see Santa, allowing you to explore ...

Sun Country Stay and Play

Get moving every Tuesday and Friday morning! Stay and Play helps children ages 5 years old and younger to develop ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: $11/member, $13.25 non-member, punchcards available, free for non-walkers, Free for members under the age of 2; and 1/2 price for non-members under the age of 2.
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Gamesville Tabletop Learn To Play Magic the Gathering

Gamesville Tabletop Inc is setting aside time to teach Magic the Gathering to beginners. We've always been willing, and have ...

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center Festival of Lights

The 2017 Festival of Lights will flip the switch Friday December 1, 2017 and will be ablaze this holiday season ...

  • 4:30 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. Drive Through Only Nights: $2.00 per person.
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

Sun Country Splash Jam

Everyone is welcome to join us at Splash Jam for extra time in the pool! Splash Jam includes 30 minutes ...

  • 5:00 pm - 6:00 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

Bass Pro Shops Holiday Events

Get a Bass Pass! A Bass Pass is required and provides a time slot to see Santa, allowing you to explore ...

Santa at Waldo Farmer's and Flea Market

Santa will be at Waldo Farmer's and Flea Market for Photos on the following days. Mark your calendars and come ...

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 ...

"Tot Time" with Ponies Christmas Party

Tot Time with Ponies! Christmas Party! 9:30 to 11 AM! Mommy and me style activity! Fun and games with Ponies!

Carson Springs Wildlife Conservation Foundation Christmas Tour

Take your family on a Christmas safari right here at home! Come to Carson Spring for a special Christmas tour ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 8528 East County Road, 225. Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: $7 for under 12yrs old; $25 for 12yrs old and older
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Bass Pro Shops Holiday Events

Get a Bass Pass! A Bass Pass is required and provides a time slot to see Santa, allowing you to explore ...

Greenhouse Church Christmas Eve Services

Join us on Christmas Eve at 11am, 5pm or 7pm.

First Lutheran Church Christmas Eve Worship Services

Celebrate Christmas Eve with First Lutheran Church! 10am Worship with Holy Communion 5pm Candlelight Service 7pm Candlelight Service with Holy Communion

Phalanx Christmas Party

Phalanx Defense Systems presents a special Christmas Eve Party for the youth of the Boys & Girls Club of Alachua ...

Northwest Baptist Church Christmas Eve

Come join us on Christmas Eve!

Sun Country Stay and Play

Get moving every Tuesday and Friday morning! Stay and Play helps children ages 5 years old and younger to develop ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: $11/member, $13.25 non-member, punchcards available, free for non-walkers, Free for members under the age of 2; and 1/2 price for non-members under the age of 2.
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Express

The Christmas Express is a wonderful holiday event that runs on select nights in November and December. There is lots ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: 19630 NE 30th St. Williston, FL. 32696
  • Cost: Advance tickets: $10/person, Children 2 and under are Free, Combo ticket pass is $20 in advance
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Hippodrome Cinema The Breadwinner

Parvana is an 11-year-old girl growing up under the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001. When her father is wrongfully arrested, ...

Sun Country Sports Center Gym Jam Wednesdays

Parents can drop their kids off at Sun Country Sports Center for 2 hours for fun games, gymnastics instructions ...

Kids Yoga

Kids Yoga is a program designed to bring movement and mindfulness to kids! Join us every Wednesday at Zen Yoga ...

Gamesville Tabletop D and D Kids Club

From 5pm to 7pm the tables are set up for Kids D&D, showing the younger generations the glory of the ...

Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Express

The Christmas Express is a wonderful holiday event that runs on select nights in November and December. There is lots ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: 19630 NE 30th St. Williston, FL. 32696
  • Cost: Advance tickets: $10/person, Children 2 and under are Free, Combo ticket pass is $20 in advance
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Hippodrome Cinema: The Breadwinner

Parvana is an 11-year-old girl growing up under the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001. When her father is wrongfully arrested, ...

Gamesville Tabletop Pokemon TCG

Do you want to be the very best? Like no one ever was? Hang out with us on Thursday afternoons, play ...

Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Express

The Christmas Express is a wonderful holiday event that runs on select nights in November and December. There is lots ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: 19630 NE 30th St. Williston, FL. 32696
  • Cost: Advance tickets: $10/person, Children 2 and under are Free, Combo ticket pass is $20 in advance
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Hippodrome Cinema The Breadwinner

Parvana is an 11-year-old girl growing up under the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001. When her father is wrongfully arrested, ...

Sun Country Stay and Play

Get moving every Tuesday and Friday morning! Stay and Play helps children ages 5 years old and younger to develop ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: $11/member, $13.25 non-member, punchcards available, free for non-walkers, Free for members under the age of 2; and 1/2 price for non-members under the age of 2.
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Gamesville Tabletop Learn To Play Magic the Gathering

Gamesville Tabletop Inc is setting aside time to teach Magic the Gathering to beginners. We've always been willing, and have ...

Sun Country Sports Center Gym Jam Fridays

Parents can drop their kids off at Sun Country Sports Center for 2 hours for fun games, gymnastics instructions ...

  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: $18/members, $20/non-members, Jr. is $12/member or $15/non-member
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Sun Country Splash Jam

Everyone is welcome to join us at Splash Jam for extra time in the pool! Splash Jam includes 30 minutes ...

  • 5:00 pm - 6:00 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

Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Express

The Christmas Express is a wonderful holiday event that runs on select nights in November and December. There is lots ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: 19630 NE 30th St. Williston, FL. 32696
  • Cost: Advance tickets: $10/person, Children 2 and under are Free, Combo ticket pass is $20 in advance
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

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 ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Dudley Farm First Day Hike

Start the New Year right by taking a hike to the farmstead. As you walk you can learn about the ...

  • 10:00 am
  • Location: 18730 W Newberry Rd, Newberry, FL 32669
  • Cost: Free with park admission of $5 per vehicle
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Living History Program at Paynes Prairie

Join us on Sundays at the Paynes Prairie Visitor Center from 11am to 3pm. Meet William Bartram in 1774 and ...

Devil's Millhopper Junior Ranger Program

Come visit our Junior Ranger table from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Learn how to become a Junior Ranger and join ...

  • 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Location: Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park, 4732 Millhopper Road, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: $4/vehicle or $2/person if arriving by foot or bike
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Kierra's New Year PJ Party

Any plans for New Years?! Need a overnight Babysitter? Looking for a reliable babysitter that lives in a safe neighborhood? ...

Downtown Countdown New Year's Eve Celebration

The Downtown Countdown begins at 9 p.m., and continues until midnight in Bo Diddley Plaza. It features two bands and ...