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.


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Magic Mike at HobbyTown USA

Hobby Town now has a magic department! Magic Mike will be demonstrating magic that you can do from 2-4pm on ...

  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: 7420 West Newberry Road, Gainesville FL
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

UF Symphonic Band Concert

Join the UF Symphonic Band for a concert on March 2, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in the University Auditorium.

  • 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Location: University Auditorium
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: arts.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free

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 ...

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 ...

  • 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: 20307 NW C.R. 235A, Alachua, FL 32615
  • Cost: free (bring a bag of carrots to feed the horses)
  • Website: millcreekfarm.org
  • Category: Free

Petco Meet the Critters

Bring your kids and come Meet the Critters every Saturday from 1–3 pm. Discover scales, tails and a whole lot of ...

  • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Petco, 6869 West Newberry Road Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Website: www.petco.com
  • Category: Free

ArtSpeaks: Teen Poetry Showcase

Join us for the 3rd annual Teen Poetry Showcase. Featuring area students sharing Expression through the Art of Poetry and ...

  • 5:00 pm
  • Location: Thomas Center, 302 Northeast 6th Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Category: Free

Books and Burgers in Waldo

Come on out to the Waldo Community Center on Monday, March 6th, from 5:00PM - 7:00PM for the next edition ...

  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Waldo Community Center 13558 NE 148th Ave, Waldo, Florida 32694
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Magic Mike at HobbyTown USA

Hobby Town now has a magic department! Magic Mike will be demonstrating magic that you can do from 2-4pm on ...

  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: 7420 West Newberry Road, Gainesville FL
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Magic Mike at HobbyTown USA

Hobby Town now has a magic department! Magic Mike will be demonstrating magic that you can do from 2-4pm on ...

  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: 7420 West Newberry Road, Gainesville FL
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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: Free

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 ...

GHF: Family Fitness Festival at Kanapaha Park

A fun day outside to encourage families to be more active. All Elementary Schools are invited to participate. The purpose ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Location: Kanapaha Park, Tower Road and SW 41st Place, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Crafts with the Trash Princess: Sea Creatures

Dive under the sea and learn how to make your own octopus or jellyfish friend with repurposed materials! Then learn ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: The Repurpose Project, 1920 NE 23rd Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32609
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Art at the Archer Depot

Art at the Archer Depot celebrates creativity in Archer, Florida! Everyone is welcome to attend this free event that is ...

  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Downtown Archer, Florida
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Car Show for Stop Children's Cancer

This is a great free event to bring the family out to and see some beautiful cars of local and ...

  • 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Santa Fe College, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Walmart: Free Cupcakes

Want a free, sweet birthday treat? Stop in this Sunday, March 12 as we celebrate ALL our customers’ birthdays!

Chevy Youth Baseball Free Clinic

Chevrolet is hosting a free youth baseball instructional clinic for boys and girls ages 6-14. Clinic is conducted by Cal ...

  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Westside Park, 1001 NW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.leaguelineup.com
  • Category: Free

Magic Mike at HobbyTown USA

Hobby Town now has a magic department! Magic Mike will be demonstrating magic that you can do from 2-4pm on ...

  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: 7420 West Newberry Road, Gainesville FL
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Magic Mike at HobbyTown USA

Hobby Town now has a magic department! Magic Mike will be demonstrating magic that you can do from 2-4pm on ...

  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: 7420 West Newberry Road, Gainesville FL
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Family Fishing Day

Fishing for Success hosts monthly events that provide families the opportunity to fish together in a safe and fun setting ...

  • 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 7922 NW 71st Street, Gainesville FL 32653
  • Cost: free
  • Website: sfrc.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free

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 ...

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 ...

  • 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: 20307 NW C.R. 235A, Alachua, FL 32615
  • Cost: free (bring a bag of carrots to feed the horses)
  • Website: millcreekfarm.org
  • Category: Free

Capoeira Academy of Gainesville at Bo Diddley Plaza

Every Saturday, join us at BDP for a free Capoeira class! Capoeira is a type of Brazilian Martial Arts that ...

Petco Meet the Critters

Bring your kids and come Meet the Critters every Saturday from 1–3 pm. Discover scales, tails and a whole lot of ...

  • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Petco, 6869 West Newberry Road Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Website: www.petco.com
  • Category: Free

High Springs Music in the Park Series

2017 High Springs Music in the Park Schedule: Artists TBD... Jan 15th- Women Showcase ( held at High Springs Womens Center 40 ...

  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: James Paul Park, High Springs FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Love in Modern Times

The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Gainesville presents it’s choir and musicians in an evening of musical theatre splendor! Hear your ...

  • 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: UUFG 4225 NW 34th St. Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: Admission - $20 - General Admission / $10 - Students and under 17
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Magic Mike at HobbyTown USA

Hobby Town now has a magic department! Magic Mike will be demonstrating magic that you can do from 2-4pm on ...

  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: 7420 West Newberry Road, Gainesville FL
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Magic Mike at HobbyTown USA

Hobby Town now has a magic department! Magic Mike will be demonstrating magic that you can do from 2-4pm on ...

  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: 7420 West Newberry Road, Gainesville FL
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

352Creates Pop-Up Art Activities

"Create in Place" everywhere in the 352 area code. Community-wide “pop-up” style art activities will help promote health and community engagement ...

Chomp Cancer Carnival

The Chomp Cancer Carnival is presented by Friends For Life of America benefitting pediatric cancer and will be held on ...

  • 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: UF, Reitz Union North Lawn, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Harn Museum 352Creates: Color Your World

Pick up a coloring page based on a work of art in the Harn’s collection and get creative in celebration ...

  • 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Harn Museum of Art, 3259 Hull Rd, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.harn.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free

Newberry Spring Festival

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

  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Seaboard Drive, Newberry FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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 ...

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 ...

  • 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: 20307 NW C.R. 235A, Alachua, FL 32615
  • Cost: free (bring a bag of carrots to feed the horses)
  • Website: millcreekfarm.org
  • Category: Free

Capoeira Academy of Gainesville at Bo Diddley Plaza

Every Saturday, join us at BDP for a free Capoeira class! Capoeira is a type of Brazilian Martial Arts that ...

Petco Meet the Critters

Bring your kids and come Meet the Critters every Saturday from 1–3 pm. Discover scales, tails and a whole lot of ...

  • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Petco, 6869 West Newberry Road Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Website: www.petco.com
  • Category: Free

Tinkergarten Trial Class (Jonesville)

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

FLMNH Archaeology Ceramics Workshop

Discover how archaeologists study Florida’s historic residents through the ceramics they left behind. Join the Florida Public Archaeology Network during ...

  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Florida Museum of Natural History, 3215 Hull Road, Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: $5 Suggested Donation
  • Website: www.flmnh.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free

UF Reitz Union Movie: Rogue One Star Wars

Movies are open to the public on Saturday and Sundays.

  • 9:30 pm
  • Location: UF Reitz Union, 655 Reitz Union Dr, Gainesville, Florida
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.union.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free

Tinkergarten Trial Class (Westside Park)

Come see what Tinkergarten is all about at this FREE trial class! Tinkergarten provides educational and fun classes for kids ...

  • 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
  • Location: Westside Park, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: tinkergarten.com
  • Category: Free

Magic Mike at HobbyTown USA

Hobby Town now has a magic department! Magic Mike will be demonstrating magic that you can do from 2-4pm on ...

  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: 7420 West Newberry Road, Gainesville FL
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

UF Reitz Union Movie: Rogue One Star Wars

Movies are open to the public on Saturday and Sundays.

  • 9:30 pm
  • Location: UF Reitz Union, 655 Reitz Union Dr, Gainesville, Florida
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.union.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free