Gainesville Family Events Calendar

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November 14

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

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Ocala Jockey Club International 3-Day Event and Family Festival

The Ocala Jockey Club hosts a spectator and media-focused International 3-Day Event with a family-friendly atmosphere. Kid-Zone area for children ...

  • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 8720 W HWY 318, Reddick, FL 32686
  • Cost: Free - $75
  • Website: www.OJC3DE.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Skate Station Tiny Tots

Ages 5 & 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 Incl. Skating, Soft Play & Bouncing!
  • Website: funworks.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Get Air Gainesville Toddler Time

We have a special time when we open the facility to little kids (under 46"). Little Air jumpers and their ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 6250 NW 23rd St, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: $10 per child, one parent jumps free
  • Website: gainesvillegetair.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Toddler Story and Art Time at Do Art with Yopp

Join us on Tuesday and Thursday mornings for Toddler Story and Art! This is a great opportunity to meet new ...

Third Thursday on Main Street Alachua

Main Street Alachua will host its new monthly “Third Thursday on Main” community event! Visitors can relax and enjoy a ...

Ocala Jockey Club International 3-Day Event and Family Festival

The Ocala Jockey Club hosts a spectator and media-focused International 3-Day Event with a family-friendly atmosphere. Kid-Zone area for children ...

  • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 8720 W HWY 318, Reddick, FL 32686
  • Cost: Free - $75
  • Website: www.OJC3DE.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Archery Fun Fridays

Join us as we kickoff our Fun-tastic Fridays! We will be offering $5.00 off open shooting during Fun-tastic Fridays from ...

  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Easton Newberry Sports Complex, 24880 NW 16th Ave Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: $10 for non members
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Florida Museum Starry Night

Observe the night sky and explore the world beyond at the Florida Museum on Nov. 16 from 6 to 10 ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: Florida Museum of Natural History, 3215 Hull Road, Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Chomp the Block at Celebration Pointe

Join us for a Friday Night Gator Block Party at Celebration Pointe! As the official place where Gators come to celebrate, ...

  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Celebration Pointe Northwest Corner of I-75 And Archer Rd, Gainesville, Florida 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Skate Station Turkey Mania

Wild and crazy Turkey Games!

  • 7:30 pm - 11:59 pm
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32066
  • Cost: Starts at $9
  • Website: funworks.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Ocala Jockey Club International 3-Day Event and Family Festival

The Ocala Jockey Club hosts a spectator and media-focused International 3-Day Event with a family-friendly atmosphere. Kid-Zone area for children ...

  • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 8720 W HWY 318, Reddick, FL 32686
  • Cost: Free - $75
  • Website: www.OJC3DE.com
  • Category: Family Fun

YMCA Free Swim and Wellness Saturdays

Come cool down at the Y's swimming pool for FREE every 3rd Saturday of the month! Try the Y during ...

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: North Central Florida YMCA, 5201 NW 34th Blvd. 32605 Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Newberry Fall Festival

Downtown Newberry Mainstreet Fall Festival, along Seaboard/Keene Drive. Free Admission. Bounce House, Face Painting, Music, Dancers, food, music, and art. ...

Family Friendly Bike Ride

Bring the kids and ride from Depot Park down to the Alachua Lake Overlook on the Gainesville Hawthorne Trail for ...

Let's Skate Ocala

The City of Ocala’s ‘Let’s Skate Ocala’ ice rink will open to the public Saturday, Nov. 17th. The skating rink ...

  • 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: Tuscawilla Park, 500 NE Sanchez Ave, Ocala, FL
  • Cost: $5/person for 30 minutes, includes skates
  • Website: www.ocalamarion.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Ocala Jockey Club International 3-Day Event and Family Festival

The Ocala Jockey Club hosts a spectator and media-focused International 3-Day Event with a family-friendly atmosphere. Kid-Zone area for children ...

  • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 8720 W HWY 318, Reddick, FL 32686
  • Cost: Free - $75
  • Website: www.OJC3DE.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Free Sunday Morning Cartoons at The Depot Event Space

Enjoy a nice relaxing Sunday morning at The Depot Event Space for our first ever Sunday Morning Cartoons! Beloved cartoon ...

  • 9:30 am
  • Location: The Depot Event Space, 201 SE Depot Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Hey, Neighbor! Carnival

Join the UF Diabetes Institute and the UF College Diabetes Network in celebrating National Diabetes Awareness Month with a family-friendly ...

  • 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Magnolia Park/ One Love Cafe - Northwest 39th Avenue, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Get Air Gainesville Toddler Time

We have a special time when we open the facility to little kids (under 46"). Little Air jumpers and their ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 6250 NW 23rd St, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: $10 per child, one parent jumps free
  • Website: gainesvillegetair.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Toddler Story and Art Time at Do Art with Yopp

Join us on Tuesday and Thursday mornings for Toddler Story and Art! This is a great opportunity to meet new ...

Square Dance Lessons

Square Dance Classes for Beginners Who? Everyone, ages ten and up Loads of FUN! Tuesdays, starting Oct. 2nd, 2018 6:30-7:30 PM Casual attire Oct. 2nd ...

Gainesville Hackerspace Open Project Night

Welcome to our weekly Open Project Night at the Gainesville Hackerspace! We open our doors on Tuesday at 7:00 for ...

  • 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Location: Gainesville Hackerspace, 2803 NW 6th St, Gainesville, Florida 32609
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Bouncers Character Party

Come join us for before Thanksgiving Day for our Character Party. This is a great time for Out of Town Guests ...

  • 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 3401 NW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: Non Member Tickets are $12 in advance and $18 at the door for ages 3 and up Non Member Tickets are $7 in advance and $12 at the door for ages 2 and under
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Get Air Gainesville Toddler Time

We have a special time when we open the facility to little kids (under 46"). Little Air jumpers and their ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 6250 NW 23rd St, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: $10 per child, one parent jumps free
  • Website: gainesvillegetair.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Skate Station Tiny Tots

Ages 5 & 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 Incl. Skating, Soft Play & Bouncing!
  • Website: funworks.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Toddler Story and Art Time at Do Art with Yopp

Join us on Tuesday and Thursday mornings for Toddler Story and Art! This is a great opportunity to meet new ...

Carson Springs Wildlife Thanksgiving Tours

Come celebrate a late Thanksgiving with Tuesday the baby cheetah, Doodle the baby clouded leopard and their friends! Tours start ...

Bouncers Post Turkey Playdate

Come burn the Turkey off! Invite your friends to this playdate after thanksgiving! This is way easier to meet up ...

  • 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 3401 NW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Members are FREE!
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Ocala Balloon Glow

Hot air balloons glowing at dusk, tethered balloon rides, the best local food vendors, shopping village and activities for the ...

  • 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: Florida Horse Park, 11008 S Hwy 475, Ocala, FL 34480
  • Cost: $10 vehicle admission, Balloon rides $20/person
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Archery Fun Fridays

Join us as we kickoff our Fun-tastic Fridays! We will be offering $5.00 off open shooting during Fun-tastic Fridays from ...

  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Easton Newberry Sports Complex, 24880 NW 16th Ave Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: $10 for non members
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Let's Skate Ocala Family Theme Nights

The City of Ocala’s ‘Let’s Skate Ocala’ ice rink will open to the public Saturday, Nov. 17th. The skating rink ...

  • 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: Tuscawilla Park, 500 NE Sanchez Ave, Ocala, FL
  • Cost: $5/person for 30 minutes, includes skates
  • Website: www.ocalamarion.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Carson Springs Wildlife Thanksgiving Tours

Come celebrate a late Thanksgiving with Tuesday the baby cheetah, Doodle the baby clouded leopard and their friends! Tours start ...

Morningside Cane Boil and Fiddle Fest

This event is held each year the Saturday after Thanksgiving, and combines traditions of giving thanks and fall harvest with ...

  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: 3540 E. University Ave, Gainesville, Fl, 32641
  • Cost: Adults: $2 | Kids $1, Free for 3 and under.
  • Website: www.cityofgainesville.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Ocala Balloon Glow

Hot air balloons glowing at dusk, tethered balloon rides, the best local food vendors, shopping village and activities for the ...

  • 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: Florida Horse Park, 11008 S Hwy 475, Ocala, FL 34480
  • Cost: $10 vehicle admission, Balloon rides $20/person
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Apple Snails and Apple Cider at Sweetwater Wetlands Park

Come enjoy the fall weather at Sweetwater Wetlands Park! Join a ranger to learn about apple snails and their role ...

  • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Sweetwater Wetlands Park, 325 SW Williston Rd, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free with park admission($5 per vehicle/$2 per bike or pedestrian)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Skate Station Skate Your Turkey Off

Turkey Bowling, Can Roll and Turkey Racing!

  • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: starts at $9
  • Website: funworks.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Ocala Balloon Glow

Hot air balloons glowing at dusk, tethered balloon rides, the best local food vendors, shopping village and activities for the ...

  • 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: Florida Horse Park, 11008 S Hwy 475, Ocala, FL 34480
  • Cost: $10 vehicle admission, Balloon rides $20/person
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Get Air Gainesville Toddler Time

We have a special time when we open the facility to little kids (under 46"). Little Air jumpers and their ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 6250 NW 23rd St, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: $10 per child, one parent jumps free
  • Website: gainesvillegetair.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Toddler Story and Art Time at Do Art with Yopp

Join us on Tuesday and Thursday mornings for Toddler Story and Art! This is a great opportunity to meet new ...

Square Dance Lessons

Square Dance Classes for Beginners Who? Everyone, ages ten and up Loads of FUN! Tuesdays, starting Oct. 2nd, 2018 6:30-7:30 PM Casual attire Oct. 2nd ...

Gainesville Hackerspace Open Project Night

Welcome to our weekly Open Project Night at the Gainesville Hackerspace! We open our doors on Tuesday at 7:00 for ...

  • 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Location: Gainesville Hackerspace, 2803 NW 6th St, Gainesville, Florida 32609
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Get Air Gainesville Toddler Time

We have a special time when we open the facility to little kids (under 46"). Little Air jumpers and their ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 6250 NW 23rd St, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: $10 per child, one parent jumps free
  • Website: gainesvillegetair.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Skate Station Tiny Tots

Ages 5 & 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 Incl. Skating, Soft Play & Bouncing!
  • Website: funworks.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Toddler Story and Art Time at Do Art with Yopp

Join us on Tuesday and Thursday mornings for Toddler Story and Art! This is a great opportunity to meet new ...

Night Hike at Sweetwater Wetlands Park

Join a park ranger on a walk under the moonlight at Sweetwater Wetlands Park to experience the sights, sounds, and ...

  • 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Sweetwater Wetlands Park, Williston Road, Gainesville
  • Cost: $5 per vehicle (cash)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Cedar Key Pirate Invasion Weekend

Come and enjoy a unique weekend in “The Best Little Pirate Town in Florida.” The Cedar Key Pirates in Paradise ...

Let's Skate Ocala Family Theme Nights

The City of Ocala’s ‘Let’s Skate Ocala’ ice rink will open to the public Saturday, Nov. 17th. The skating rink ...

  • 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: Tuscawilla Park, 500 NE Sanchez Ave, Ocala, FL
  • Cost: $5/person for 30 minutes, includes skates
  • Website: www.ocalamarion.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Archery Fun Fridays

Join us as we kickoff our Fun-tastic Fridays! We will be offering $5.00 off open shooting during Fun-tastic Fridays from ...

  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Easton Newberry Sports Complex, 24880 NW 16th Ave Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: $10 for non members
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun