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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Global Mixed Martial Arts Academy Free Family Self Defense Class

Join us at Mat Life Foundation for our weekly Family Self Defense community class. This class is free and open ...

  • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Location: Global Mixed Martial Arts Academy, 4000 W Newberry Rd Suite F Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

K9 Dog Demonstrations at Bass Pro Shops

Please join Top Tier K9 for their wonderful seminars on dog training! They review almost every aspect of training our ...

  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Bass Pro Shops, 2650 Bass Pro Shops Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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: Free

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: Free

Global Mixed Martial Arts Academy Free Family Self Defense Class

Join us at Mat Life Foundation for our weekly Family Self Defense community class. This class is free and open ...

  • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Location: Global Mixed Martial Arts Academy, 4000 W Newberry Rd Suite F Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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: Free

Millhopper Montessori Middle School 8th Shakespeare Festival

Millhopper Montessori School celebrates 40 years of academic excellence this school year and the 8th Shakespeare Festival is part of ...

  • 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Location: Harn Museum of Art, 3259 Hull Rd, Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.millhopper.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 ...

Soccer Shots Free Session

Free session for 2-5 year olds!

Gigi's Playhouse: LMNOP

LMNOP stands for Language, Music, 'N Our Peeps. It is a GiGi's Playhouse favorite! Designed especially for our new little ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: GiGi's Playhouse, 3345 SW 34th St, Ste 2, Gainesville, Florida 32608
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

FLMNH Collectors Day

The Florida Museum’s 39th celebration of collections and collectors shows collecting isn’t only for scientists! This free, popular event attracts ...

  • 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Florida Museum of Natural History, Gainesville FL
  • Website: www.flmnh.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free

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 ...

Noah's Endeavor Basketball for All

Six Sundays of free fun for players and buddies of all abilities--with and without disabilities. These FREE programs are offered through ...

  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: MLK Center, 1028 NE 14th St, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: noahsendeavor.org
  • Category: Free

High Springs Music in the Park Series

High Springs Music in the Park 2018 Season Kickoff: Featuring Jacob Johnson (guitarist) and Elio Piedra & Friends (Latin Percussionist) ...

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

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 ...

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 7001 NW 4th Blvd- City College Library
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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 ...

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 7001 NW 4th Blvd- City College Library
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Global Mixed Martial Arts Academy Free Family Self Defense Class

Join us at Mat Life Foundation for our weekly Family Self Defense community class. This class is free and open ...

  • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Location: Global Mixed Martial Arts Academy, 4000 W Newberry Rd Suite F Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

K9 Dog Demonstrations at Bass Pro Shops

Please join Top Tier K9 for their wonderful seminars on dog training! They review almost every aspect of training our ...

  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Bass Pro Shops, 2650 Bass Pro Shops Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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 ...

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 7001 NW 4th Blvd- City College Library
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

La Leche Meeting at Millhopper Library

La Leche League of Gainesville will hold two meetings a month: -2nd Saturday of the month at 10am at the Gentle ...

  • 11:00 am
  • Location: Millhopper Branch Library, meeting room A 3145 NW 43rd St, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.lllflorida.com
  • Category: Free

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 ...

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 7001 NW 4th Blvd- City College Library
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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: Free

Global Mixed Martial Arts Academy Free Family Self Defense Class

Join us at Mat Life Foundation for our weekly Family Self Defense community class. This class is free and open ...

  • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Location: Global Mixed Martial Arts Academy, 4000 W Newberry Rd Suite F Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Artwalk Gainesville

Artwalk Gainesville is a free monthly self-guided tour that combines exciting visual art, live performance, and events in downtown Gainesville, ...

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 ...

Heart Pine Waldorf School Open House

Heart Pine Waldorf School embraces children’s natural love of learning, enriching childhood by direct experience of arts, science and the ...

  • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: 1000 NE 16th Ave, Building C, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: Free Open House - See website for tuition and scholarship opportunities
  • Website: www.heartpineschool.org
  • Category: Free

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 ...

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 ...

Noah's Endeavor Basketball for All

Six Sundays of free fun for players and buddies of all abilities--with and without disabilities. These FREE programs are offered through ...

  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: MLK Center, 1028 NE 14th St, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: noahsendeavor.org
  • Category: Free

Global Mixed Martial Arts Academy Free Family Self Defense Class

Join us at Mat Life Foundation for our weekly Family Self Defense community class. This class is free and open ...

  • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Location: Global Mixed Martial Arts Academy, 4000 W Newberry Rd Suite F Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

K9 Dog Demonstrations at Bass Pro Shops

Please join Top Tier K9 for their wonderful seminars on dog training! They review almost every aspect of training our ...

  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Bass Pro Shops, 2650 Bass Pro Shops Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free