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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January 17

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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Step 317 Valentine Mini Session

Valentine's Mini Session on the heart wall, vintage bubble gum, or cupid inspired set. Each session includes a special ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: $25 fee
  • Website: step317.com
  • Category: Other

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of ongoing programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, after-school crafts, Read ...

Oak Hall School Stay and Play

Come take a peek! Oak Hall School invites families with children ages 2, 3 & 4 to visit our Early ...

  • 9:30 am - 10:30 am
  • Location: Oak Hall School, 8009 SW 14 Avenue Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.oakhall.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Allied Capoeira Tot Tumbling and Music WEST

See what your little one is capable of in our Tot Tumbling and Music class! They will be exposed to ...

Homeschool Pottery at Do Art with Yopp

Explore a pottery wheel with an experienced instructor. Each child will get the chance to create their own pot on ...

Step 317 Valentine Mini Session

Valentine's Mini Session on the heart wall, vintage bubble gum, or cupid inspired set. Each session includes a special ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: $25 fee
  • Website: step317.com
  • Category: Other

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of ongoing programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, after-school crafts, Read ...

Sun Country Sports Broadway Babies

Do you have a little one who loves to move and dance? We have the perfect parent-toddler activity for your ...

  • 9:15 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: Sun Country Sports Center, 333 S.W. 140th Terrace Jonesville, Florida 32669
  • Cost: $10/member $12/non-member
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Classes

Skate Station Tiny Tots: Thursdays

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

Pregnancy and Postpartum Moms Group

FREE support group for women during pregnancy and after delivery. We are not perfect Moms, just real ones. Little ones ...

Step 317 Valentine Mini Session

Valentine's Mini Session on the heart wall, vintage bubble gum, or cupid inspired set. Each session includes a special ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: $25 fee
  • Website: step317.com
  • Category: Other

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of ongoing programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, after-school crafts, Read ...

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

Homeschool Pottery at Do Art with Yopp

Explore a pottery wheel with an experienced instructor. Each child will get the chance to create their own pot on ...

Florida Arbor Day

Celebrate with us as the City of Gainesville celebrates its 34th year as a Tree City USA. Commissioner Harvey Budd ...

  • 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: A. Quinn Jones House, 1013 NW 7th Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Step 317 Valentine Mini Session

Valentine's Mini Session on the heart wall, vintage bubble gum, or cupid inspired set. Each session includes a special ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: $25 fee
  • Website: step317.com
  • Category: Other

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of ongoing programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, after-school crafts, Read ...

Pancake Breakfast in Micanopy

Give yourself a Saturday off from doing breakfast dishes and come eat with us! Money goes to support MACS amazing ...

  • 8:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: Micanopy Area Cooperative School, 802 NW Seminary Ave, Micanopy, FL 32667
  • Cost: $8-10
  • Website: www.macschool.us
  • Category: Family Fun

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" on the farm with Ponies

"Tot Time" is a "mommy and me" style activity for children 18 months to 6 years of age! Children will ...

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of ongoing programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, after-school crafts, Read ...

Step 317 Valentine Mini Session

Valentine's Mini Session on the heart wall, vintage bubble gum, or cupid inspired set. Each session includes a special ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: $25 fee
  • Website: step317.com
  • Category: Other

UF Baseball Pre-Season Camp 2

Once again, the Florida Gators Baseball program is pleased to be offering our pre-season instructional baseball camp for High Schoolers. ...

  • 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Afred McKethan Stadium, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $80/session
  • Website: floridagators.com
  • Category: Classes

Painting with a Twist: Baby Gator

Ages 7 and up are welcome! Ages 7-12 MUST be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the class. ...

Gamesville Tabletop Family Game Day

The greatest joys of gaming is sharing those games with people. Bring your friends, bring your kids, bring whoever you ...

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of ongoing programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, after-school crafts, Read ...

Storytelling and Puppet Show Week at City College Library

Join us for a fun week at City College of Gainesville, Library where the Librarian will be reading children’s and ...

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 ...

Smart Start at Zion: Music & Movement

Come sing, dance, and play at Smart Start at Zion's Music and Movement class. We sing and play a new ...

  • 10:00 am
  • Location: Zion Lutheran Church, 1700 NW 34th Street, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $2.00/family per class
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Pregnancy and Postpartum Moms Group

FREE support group for women during pregnancy and after delivery. We are not perfect Moms, just real ones. Little ones ...

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of ongoing programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, after-school crafts, Read ...

Step 317 Valentine Mini Session

Valentine's Mini Session on the heart wall, vintage bubble gum, or cupid inspired set. Each session includes a special ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: $25 fee
  • Website: step317.com
  • Category: Other

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

Storytelling and Puppet Show Week at City College Library

Join us for a fun week at City College of Gainesville, Library where the Librarian will be reading children’s and ...

Allied Capoeira Tot Tumbling and Music

See what your little one is capable of in our Tot Tumbling and Music class! They will be exposed to ...

Step 317 Valentine Mini Session

Valentine's Mini Session on the heart wall, vintage bubble gum, or cupid inspired set. Each session includes a special ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: $25 fee
  • Website: step317.com
  • Category: Other

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of ongoing programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, after-school crafts, Read ...

Storytelling and Puppet Show Week at City College Library

Join us for a fun week at City College of Gainesville, Library where the Librarian will be reading children’s and ...

Allied Capoeira Tot Tumbling and Music WEST

See what your little one is capable of in our Tot Tumbling and Music class! They will be exposed to ...

Homeschool Pottery at Do Art with Yopp

Explore a pottery wheel with an experienced instructor. Each child will get the chance to create their own pot on ...

Step 317 Valentine Mini Session

Valentine's Mini Session on the heart wall, vintage bubble gum, or cupid inspired set. Each session includes a special ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: $25 fee
  • Website: step317.com
  • Category: Other

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of ongoing programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, after-school crafts, Read ...

Storytelling and Puppet Show Week at City College Library

Join us for a fun week at City College of Gainesville, Library where the Librarian will be reading children’s and ...

Sun Country Sports Broadway Babies

Do you have a little one who loves to move and dance? We have the perfect parent-toddler activity for your ...

  • 9:15 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: Sun Country Sports Center, 333 S.W. 140th Terrace Jonesville, Florida 32669
  • Cost: $10/member $12/non-member
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Classes

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of ongoing programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, after-school crafts, Read ...

Step 317 Valentine Mini Session

Valentine's Mini Session on the heart wall, vintage bubble gum, or cupid inspired set. Each session includes a special ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: $25 fee
  • Website: step317.com
  • Category: Other

Sparrow Music Camp

Sparrow Music Camp is dedicated to teaching and preserving traditional music. The winter Sparrow will be January 26th-28th in High ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: O'Leno State Park, High Springs FL
  • Cost: $185/student, $90 for non student
  • Website: aishaivey.wixsite.com
  • Category: Classes

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

Homeschool Pottery at Do Art with Yopp

Explore a pottery wheel with an experienced instructor. Each child will get the chance to create their own pot on ...

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of ongoing programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, after-school crafts, Read ...

Step 317 Unicorn Mini Session

These magical sessions will be outdoors with a real pony decked out as a unicorn. The pony is the perfect ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: Session fee: $49
  • Website: step317.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Sparrow Music Camp

Sparrow Music Camp is dedicated to teaching and preserving traditional music. The winter Sparrow will be January 26th-28th in High ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: O'Leno State Park, High Springs FL
  • Cost: $185/student, $90 for non student
  • Website: aishaivey.wixsite.com
  • Category: Classes

Great Invader Raider Rally

Be a part of this annual tradition to remove invasive plant species from our natural areas! Individuals and groups are ...

  • 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Morningside Nature Center, 3540 East Univeristy Ave., Gainesville, Florida, 32641
  • Cost: FREE but registration is required
  • Website: www.cityofgainesville.org
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

Sparrow Music Camp

Sparrow Music Camp is dedicated to teaching and preserving traditional music. The winter Sparrow will be January 26th-28th in High ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: O'Leno State Park, High Springs FL
  • Cost: $185/student, $90 for non student
  • Website: aishaivey.wixsite.com
  • Category: Classes

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of ongoing programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, after-school crafts, Read ...

Hoggetowne Medieval Faire

The Alachua County Fairgrounds is transformed into a bustling medieval marketplace for the Annual Hoggetowne Medieval Faire. Step back in ...

  • 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: 2900 NE 39th Avenue Gainesville, Florida 32609
  • Cost: $18 for adults — $8 for ages 5–17 | Free for children under 5
  • Website: www.hoggetownefaire.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Painting with a Twist: Love Anchor

Ages 7 and up are welcome! Ages 7-12 MUST be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the class. ...

Gamesville Tabletop Family Game Day

The greatest joys of gaming is sharing those games with people. Bring your friends, bring your kids, bring whoever you ...

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of ongoing programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, after-school crafts, Read ...

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 ...

Smart Start at Zion: Music & Movement

Come sing, dance, and play at Smart Start at Zion's Music and Movement class. We sing and play a new ...

  • 10:00 am
  • Location: Zion Lutheran Church, 1700 NW 34th Street, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $2.00/family per class
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Meet Magic Mike at Bev's Burgers in High Springs

Magic Mike will Magic Mike will visit your table with magic and balloons. Fun for the whole family.

Step 317 Valentine Mini Session

Valentine's Mini Session on the heart wall, vintage bubble gum, or cupid inspired set. Each session includes a special ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: $25 fee
  • Website: step317.com
  • Category: Other

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of ongoing programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, after-school crafts, Read ...

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

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 ...

Allied Capoeira Tot Tumbling and Music

See what your little one is capable of in our Tot Tumbling and Music class! They will be exposed to ...

Step 317 Valentine Mini Session

Valentine's Mini Session on the heart wall, vintage bubble gum, or cupid inspired set. Each session includes a special ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: $25 fee
  • Website: step317.com
  • Category: Other

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of ongoing programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, after-school crafts, Read ...

Allied Capoeira Tot Tumbling and Music WEST

See what your little one is capable of in our Tot Tumbling and Music class! They will be exposed to ...

IndepenDance Studio i.Baby and Me Classes

Come join our "Mommy and Me" styled class! At i.Baby & Me, we encourage mommies, daddies, grandparents, caretackers or anyone ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:15 am
  • Location: 7050 Archer Rd., Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: 10 classes is $60, 5 classes $40 or drop in rate of $10.
  • Website: independancestudio.com
  • Category: Classes

Homeschool Pottery at Do Art with Yopp

Explore a pottery wheel with an experienced instructor. Each child will get the chance to create their own pot on ...