Gainesville Family Events Calendar

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Tomato Festival and Mosswood Store Anniversary

We would like to celebrate 10 years serving our community with a 10th Anniversary event while showcasing one of the ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Location: Mosswood Farm Store 703 NE Cholokka Blvd, Micanopy, Florida 32667
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Perry Plantation Fun Day

Come out to the Perry Plantation for a day full of family fun! We'll have plenty of games (and water ...

  • 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: 1150 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville FL 32606
  • Cost: Adults $10 | Kids 4-12yrs $5 | 3 and under Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Kids Saturday Club at Splitz

Bowling, arcade, & bounce house!

  • 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Splitz Bowling Center, 1301 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $12.99/person
  • Website: www.bowlsplitz.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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: Family Fun

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 ...

Kulaqua River Ranch: Community Sundays

In an effort to support the families of our community, Camp Kulaqua opens the River Ranch during specific Sundays during ...

  • 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: River Ranch Water Park, 23400 NW 212 Ave, High Springs FL 32643
  • Cost: $11.75/person | Children 3 and under are free
  • Website: www.kulaqua.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Get Air Gainesville Toddler Time

Bring your little one, who is under 46 inches, from 10 am to Noon on Tuesday or Thursday and the ...

BBQ Seafood Bash

There will be SEAFOOD & BBQ all in one place. Let Mel's House Of Smoke an Crabs N A Bucket ...

Bouncin' at The Rock

Bouncin' @ The Rock will begin Thursday, June 1 and be held in the air-conditioned gymnasium of The Rock School ...

  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: The Rock School, 9818 SW 24th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32067
  • Cost: $5 for kids 2-12 | Kids under 2 and parents are free
  • Website: therocklions.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

Mickle Pool Family Fun Nights

On Thursday and Friday nights Andrew R. Mickle Sr. Pool offers extended hours for family swim time! From 5 to ...

Mickle Pool Family Fun Nights

On Thursday and Friday nights Andrew R. Mickle Sr. Pool offers extended hours for family swim time! From 5 to ...

Single Parent Meet Up at Depot Park

Calling all single parents! Bring your kid/s to the Play Area for Single Parent Meetup @ Depot Park 6-7pm, 1st Friday of ...

  • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Depot Park 200 SE Depot Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Kids Saturday Club at Splitz

Bowling, arcade, & bounce house!

  • 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Splitz Bowling Center, 1301 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $12.99/person
  • Website: www.bowlsplitz.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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: Family Fun

Seahorse Key Open House

Seahorse Key is an island located three miles from Cedar Key by boat and is managed by the Lower Suwanee ...

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 ...

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 ...

Kulaqua River Ranch: Community Sundays

In an effort to support the families of our community, Camp Kulaqua opens the River Ranch during specific Sundays during ...

  • 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: River Ranch Water Park, 23400 NW 212 Ave, High Springs FL 32643
  • Cost: $11.75/person | Children 3 and under are free
  • Website: www.kulaqua.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Depot Park MAP for Youth Art Workshop

Kid’s Arts and Crafts presents Music and Arts Program for Youth, an arts foundation with workshops that emphasize the fun ...

Chick-fil-A Cow Appreciation Day

Cow Appreciation Day is on Tuesday, July 11th! Wear anything cow-like and receive a free entree* from 9 A.M.-7 P.M.! ...

Get Air Gainesville Toddler Time

Bring your little one, who is under 46 inches, from 10 am to Noon on Tuesday or Thursday and the ...

Blackadder B-I-N-G-O

Blackadder is celebrating the summer by hosting BINGO at the brewery. Bring the kids out for an evening of 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

Micanopy Academy Summer Open House

Micanopy Academy will be hosting a Summer Open House! Come out and meet the teachers, ask questions, get a supply ...

  • 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  • Location: Micanopy Academy Mustangs 708 NW Okehumkee St, Micanopy, Florida 32667
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Mickle Pool Family Fun Nights

On Thursday and Friday nights Andrew R. Mickle Sr. Pool offers extended hours for family swim time! From 5 to ...

Storytime at Depot Park

Alachua County Libraries presents Storytime @ Depot Park in the Children's Play Area on the second Friday of the month. This ...

Mickle Pool Family Fun Nights

On Thursday and Friday nights Andrew R. Mickle Sr. Pool offers extended hours for family swim time! From 5 to ...

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center Antique, Arts and Collectibles Day

Collectors from all over will gather to display their antiques, unique arts, antique and classic cars, collectibles and more. Free ...

  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive, White Springs, FL 32096
  • Cost: Park Admission: $5/vehicle up to 8 passengers
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Fathers and Sons Picnic

Fathers and Sons unite for a day of fun and interaction. This is a community event - Come out and ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: T.B. McPherson center, 1717 SE 15th Street, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Kids Saturday Club at Splitz

Bowling, arcade, & bounce house!

  • 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Splitz Bowling Center, 1301 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $12.99/person
  • Website: www.bowlsplitz.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Kanapaha Botanical Gardens Kids' Day

This event is focused on fun for kids ages 13 and under! Here is what to expect: Magic shows, farm animal ...

  • 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Kanapaha Botanical Gardens, 4700 SW 58th Dr., Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: ages under 3: FREE| ages 3 – 13: $10 adults: $8 , adult members: FREE Cash or check only, PLEASE no credit cards!!
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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: Family Fun

Kulaqua River Ranch: Community Sundays

In an effort to support the families of our community, Camp Kulaqua opens the River Ranch during specific Sundays during ...

  • 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: River Ranch Water Park, 23400 NW 212 Ave, High Springs FL 32643
  • Cost: $11.75/person | Children 3 and under are free
  • Website: www.kulaqua.com
  • Category: Family Fun

FLMNH Discovery Zone Opens

Join the Museum in welcoming its new permanent exhibit: Beverly and Jon Thompson Discovery Zone Explore, observe, study, pretend and play! This ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Florida Museum of Natural History, 3215 Hull Road, Gainesville FL 32611
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.flmnh.ufl.edu
  • Category: Family Fun

IHOP: 59th Anniversary

We’re celebrating 59 years of pancakes with an anniversary gift for you: a short stack for just 59¢. Get ‘em ...

  • 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Location: IHOP, 3625 SW 13th Street, Gainesville FL 32608
  • Website: www.ihop.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Get Air Gainesville Toddler Time

Bring your little one, who is under 46 inches, from 10 am to Noon on Tuesday or Thursday and the ...

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

Mickle Pool Family Fun Nights

On Thursday and Friday nights Andrew R. Mickle Sr. Pool offers extended hours for family swim time! From 5 to ...

Mickle Pool Family Fun Nights

On Thursday and Friday nights Andrew R. Mickle Sr. Pool offers extended hours for family swim time! From 5 to ...

Family Dance Party with DJ ELO at Depot Park

Depot dance party! This Friday marks the return of DJ-ELO! Regular guests know he plays a mix of everyone’s favorite ...

Deep Spring Farm Blueberry U-Pick Day

Saturday July 15 the farm is open to pick your own organic tomatoes and blueberries by RSVP.

Santa Fe College Zoo: Zookeeper for a Day

Have you ever wondered what it’s really like to be a zookeeper? On Saturday July 22nd from 9 a.m. – ...

  • 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: 3000 NW 83rd St, Gainesville, Florida
  • Cost: •$6 for adults •$5 for children (ages 4-12), Seniors (60+), and UF staff and students with ID •Free for children 3 and under, and Santa Fe College students or staff members with ID
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

FIRM Open House

Bring the whole family out to The Florida International Rally & Motorsport Park Open House on July 22nd! We are ...

Gainesville Elks Lodge Annual Splash Day

On July 22nd, the Gainesville Elks Lodge will be holding a "Summer Splash Family Fun Day" at their lodge. The ...

  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: 2424 NW 23rd Blvd., Gainesville FL
  • Cost: Free (donations accepted for CARD)
  • Category: Family Fun

Kulaqua River Ranch: Community Sundays

In an effort to support the families of our community, Camp Kulaqua opens the River Ranch during specific Sundays during ...

  • 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: River Ranch Water Park, 23400 NW 212 Ave, High Springs FL 32643
  • Cost: $11.75/person | Children 3 and under are free
  • Website: www.kulaqua.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Get Air Gainesville Toddler Time

Bring your little one, who is under 46 inches, from 10 am to Noon on Tuesday or Thursday and the ...

Free Drum Circle with Jim Donovan of Rusted Root

Join Jim Donovan for a drum circle on the Phillips Center Main Stage! A limited number of drums will be ...

  • 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Location: Phillips Center, 3201 Hull Road, Gainesville, FL
  • 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

Mickle Pool Family Fun Nights

On Thursday and Friday nights Andrew R. Mickle Sr. Pool offers extended hours for family swim time! From 5 to ...

Mickle Pool Family Fun Nights

On Thursday and Friday nights Andrew R. Mickle Sr. Pool offers extended hours for family swim time! From 5 to ...

Epic End of Summer Bash in Chiefland

In this event we bring the community together to provide free services and products to help the kids get ready ...

  • 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Chiefland First United Methodist Church 707 N. Main St Chiefland, FL
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

PAVE Back to School Rally

You and your children are invited to the Annual Back to School Rally at the Santa Fe College Gym on ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Santa Fe College Gymnasium, 3000 NW 83rd Steet, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: pavingpeace.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Hive Time at Rooterville

Come learn about how to start and support your own backyard bee colony at Rooterville! Our sanctuary bee-lieves in creating ...

Kids Saturday Club at Splitz

Bowling, arcade, & bounce house!

  • 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Splitz Bowling Center, 1301 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $12.99/person
  • Website: www.bowlsplitz.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Kulaqua River Ranch: Community Sundays

In an effort to support the families of our community, Camp Kulaqua opens the River Ranch during specific Sundays during ...

  • 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: River Ranch Water Park, 23400 NW 212 Ave, High Springs FL 32643
  • Cost: $11.75/person | Children 3 and under are free
  • Website: www.kulaqua.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Corks and Colors: 7 Year Anniversary Party

Corks & Colors Studio opened July 2010 and we’ve had 7 wonderful years of creating, teaching, and learning about art, ...

Crafts with the Trash Princess at Depot Park

Come out to Depot Park for a repurposed craft with the Trash Princess! Free to participate and materials are provided!

  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Depot Park, 200 SE Depot Avenue, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun