Gainesville Family Events Calendar

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November

Holiday events with themes focused on specific holidays like Halloween, Christmas, Easter, 4th of July, etc.

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Rogers Farm Fall Festival and Corn Maze

Roger's Farm invites you to come spend your weekends with us! We offer lots of activities for family fun including: - ...

  • 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Location: Rogers Farm, 3831 NW 156th Ave., Gainesville, Florida 32609
  • Cost: $10 (Fall Festival & activities) Additional Costs: Haunted Corn Maze: $10 Zombie Paintball Ride: $15
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Kika Silva Pla Planetarium: Let It Snow

Come enjoy a whole new "Music 360" experience for the whole family with "Music 360: Let It Snow!" This 30-minute ...

Holiday Marketplace at First UMC

First United Methodist Church (FUMC) presents: Holiday Marketplace 2018! The holiday shopping and family fun event of the year! All proceeds ...

Haile Farmers Market Fall Festival

Mark your calendars for the Haile Farmers Market 2018 Fall Festival! Saturday the 10th of November we'll have special extended ...

Belk SantaFest

Bring the whole family and enjoy music, refreshments and more!

  • 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Belk, Oaks Mall, 6275 W Newberry Rd, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.belk.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Christmas in the Wizarding World at Books-A-Million

Wear your robes, scarves, or Yule Ball best on Nov. 10 from 2 to 4 p.m. as we celebrate Christmas ...

Santa's Arrival at Bass Pro Shops

Join us for a free craft, free photo with Santa, and free Catch a Santa stress toy! Decorate a Santa Stocking ...

Alachua County Veterans Day Celebration

Join us for the annual Veterans Day Celebration! Bring your lawn chairs! The Veterans Day Celebration begins at 9 a.m. with ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Veterans Memorial Park: 7400 SW 41st Place, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Sundays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

Archer Veterans Day Ceremony

Veterans Day Ceremony to honor our local Veterans and their families. We warmly encourage all community members to come out ...

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Weekdays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Weekdays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Weekdays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

Thornebrook Village Tree Lighting and Holiday Concert

Join us for the 2018 Thornebrook Village TREE LIGHTING, and a performance by the Gainesville Youth Chorus.

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Weekdays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Weekdays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

High Springs Holiday Expo and Bake Sale

The GFWC High Springs New Century Woman’s Club invites everyone to visit their event. Many new and returning vendors will ...

  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: High Springs New Century Woman’s Club, 23674 West U.S. Highway 27, High Springs FL
  • Cost: free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Saturdays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

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: Holiday Events

Kika Silva Pla Planetarium: Let It Snow

Come enjoy a whole new "Music 360" experience for the whole family with "Music 360: Let It Snow!" This 30-minute ...

Light Up Ocala

Enjoy the 35th annual holiday celebration with live entertainment on four stages, lots of great food, crafts and other vendors, ...

High Springs Holiday Expo and Bake Sale

The GFWC High Springs New Century Woman’s Club invites everyone to visit their event. Many new and returning vendors will ...

  • 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
  • Location: High Springs New Century Woman’s Club, 23674 West U.S. Highway 27, High Springs FL
  • Cost: free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Thanksgiving in the Park

On Sunday Nov. 18th we will be at Lois Forte Park to celebrate Thanksgiving with our town. This powerful Worship ...

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Sundays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Weekdays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Weekdays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Thanksgiving

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland on Thanksgiving

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

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 ...

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: Holiday Events

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: Holiday Events

High Springs Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

After the lighting of the High Springs Christmas tree, we will enjoy a visit from Santa Claus at the downtown ...

Celebrate Holidays at Depot Park

Come out to Depot Park on the evening of Friday, Nov. 23 when we will light the park for the ...

Pancake Breakfast with Santa at Applebee's

Join the Newberry High School Cheerleaders for a pancake breakfast with Santa!

Green Kids Holiday Event at The Green House Nursery

Kids 3 and up can create a free art project. Call or stop in to reserve a spot. Parent or ...

UF Craft Festival

Our Craft Festival is an annual event that showcases crafts that are authentically made by talented artisans and crafters. The ...

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Saturdays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

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 ...

UF Craft Festival

Our Craft Festival is an annual event that showcases crafts that are authentically made by talented artisans and crafters. The ...

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Sundays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

The Hippodrome presents Every Christmas Story Ever Told

This show is sure to jump start your holiday spirit! After all, “What’s the deal with fruitcake?” A hilarious, madcap romp ...

Light Up Tioga

Come join us for a Holiday celebration! Light up Tioga is an evening full of holiday cheer for the whole ...

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: Holiday Events

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Weekdays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Weekdays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

The Hippodrome presents Every Christmas Story Ever Told

This show is sure to jump start your holiday spirit! After all, “What’s the deal with fruitcake?” A hilarious, madcap romp ...

Nutcracker in Alachua

Celebrate the Holiday Season! A special hour-long "family friendly" version of the classic Nutcracker for families without intermission. All Alachua ...

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Weekdays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

Trinity UMC Family Advent Festival

On Wednesday, November 28 from 5:30-7:15, join us for a special evening of dinner, crafts, caroling, Chrismons, and cookies! Reserve ...

  • 5:30 pm - 7:15 pm
  • Location: Trinity United Methodist Church: 4000 NW 53rd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: 0-5-Free; Children: $3; Adults: $5; Family Cap: $16
  • Website: www.trinitygnv.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

The Hippodrome presents Every Christmas Story Ever Told

This show is sure to jump start your holiday spirit! After all, “What’s the deal with fruitcake?” A hilarious, madcap romp ...

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Weekdays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

Christmas on the Square- Live Oak

Christmas on the Square in Live Oak, FL is one of the largest Christmas festivals in the Southeast. This year ...

The Hippodrome presents Every Christmas Story Ever Told

This show is sure to jump start your holiday spirit! After all, “What’s the deal with fruitcake?” A hilarious, madcap romp ...

Festival of Trees at Tioga Town Center

A family-friendly showcase of trees and wreaths decorated for the holidays. This festival brings the Gainesville community together to kick ...

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center Festival of Lights

**Due to the weather we will not have the Festival of Lights on Thursday, December 20th.** Festival of Lights will flip ...

  • 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive, White Springs, FL 32096
  • Cost: Classic Festival of Lights: $3.00 per person. Children under 3 Free. Silent Nights: $2.00 per person.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Christmas on the Square- Live Oak

Christmas on the Square in Live Oak, FL is one of the largest Christmas festivals in the Southeast. This year ...

CANCELLED Roger's Farm Christmas Festival

CANCELLED for December 21 and 22 due to weather. Roger's Farm will be hosting our first annual Christmas festival ...

  • 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Roger's Farm, 3831 NW 156th Ave., Gainesville, Florida 32609
  • Cost: $8/person (Discounted price of $5 per person when you purchase your Christmas tree from us**
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

20th Century Holiday Circus

Every circus experience begins on the midway. You'll pick up tickets from our ticket cart, then you'll enter our marquee ...

  • 4:30 pm
  • Location: Ocala Petting Zoo, 11150 W Hwy 40 Ocala, FL 34482
  • Cost: Ages 13 and up: $18 | 12 and under at $12 | Free for 3 and under
  • Website: www.20thcenturycircus.com
  • Category: Holiday Events