Gainesville Family Events Calendar

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March

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

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Alachua County Youth Fair and Livestock Show

Come see 4-H and FFA youth show their livestock and non-livestock projects, March 1-6th. Cows, pigs, goats, rabbits, chickens and ...

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 ...

Alachua County Youth Fair and Livestock Show

Come see 4-H and FFA youth show their livestock and non-livestock projects, March 1-6th. Cows, pigs, goats, rabbits, chickens and ...

KTK Daddy Daughter Dance

It’s a delightful and unique opportunity for girls and fathers of all ages to enjoy a dazzling night at the ...

  • 6:00 pm
  • Location: Sweetwater Branch Inn, 625 E University Ave, Gainesville, Florida, 32601
  • Cost: $100
  • Website: www.ktk985.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Alachua County Youth Fair and Livestock Show

Come see 4-H and FFA youth show their livestock and non-livestock projects, March 1-6th. Cows, pigs, goats, rabbits, chickens and ...

Family Fishing Day- Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

The University of Florida's Fishing for Success program would like to especially invite all law enforcement officers and staff (and ...

  • 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 7922 NW 71st Street, Gainesville FL 32653
  • Cost: free
  • Website: sfrc.ufl.edu
  • Category: Family Fun

Ranger Led Tours at Sweetwater Wetlands Park

Enjoy a ranger led tour of Sweetwater Wetlands Park, a new city park on Williston Road in Gainesville. Tours will ...

Williston on Wheels

Join us for the our annual car show.

  • 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Heritage Park,100 Block N. Main St, Williston, FL
  • Cost: Free to attend
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Brown's Farm Crop Maze

This spring we have something new—a crop maze! Bring a picnic lunch, enjoy a promenade through a crop maze, and ...

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 18120 NE State Road 26 Hawthorne, Florida 32640
  • Cost: $5 (ages 3 and under free)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Alachua County Youth Fair and Livestock Show

Come see 4-H and FFA youth show their livestock and non-livestock projects, March 1-6th. Cows, pigs, goats, rabbits, chickens and ...

Ravine Gardens Azalea Days Festival

Join us as we celebrate the end of azalea season at our historic 23rd Annual Azalea Days event! Spend the ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 1600 Twigg Street, Palatka, FL 32177
  • Cost: $4/person (children 6 and under are free)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

GFAA Winter Fine Arts Fair at Tioga Town Center

Join us in the celebration of community! The Gainesville Fine Arts Association is hosting it’s 11th Annual Winter Fine Arts ...

Florida SpringsFest

Join in the fun on Saturday and Sunday. Listen to music, see art, talk to environmental experts, see mermaids, take ...

  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Silver Springs State Park, 5656 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, FL
  • Cost: $2/person
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Dudley Farm Plowing Up the Past

Join us at Dudley Farm and see how fields were plowed for spring plantings. The antique tractors are a display ...

  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: 18730 W Newberry Rd, Newberry, FL 32669
  • Cost: Free with park admission of $5 per vehicle
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Alachua County Youth Fair and Livestock Show

Come see 4-H and FFA youth show their livestock and non-livestock projects, March 1-6th. Cows, pigs, goats, rabbits, chickens and ...

Alachua County Youth Fair and Livestock Show

Come see 4-H and FFA youth show their livestock and non-livestock projects, March 1-6th. Cows, pigs, goats, rabbits, chickens and ...

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 ...

Step 317 Spring Duckling Mini Session

Come experience a fun session with real baby ducklings held during March by appointment at our Gainesville studio.

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

Oak Hall's Early Childhood Learning Center Stay and Play

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

  • 9:30 am - 10:30 am
  • Location: Oak Hall School, Early Childhood Learning Center, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.oakhall.org
  • 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 ...

Step 317 Spring Duckling Mini Session

Come experience a fun session with real baby ducklings held during March by appointment at our Gainesville studio.

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

Step 317 Spring Duckling Mini Session

Come experience a fun session with real baby ducklings held during March by appointment at our Gainesville studio.

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

Youth Birding at Depot Park

Let’s look for Birds at Depot Park! The Alachua Audubon Society will take you on a guided walk through Depot Park's ...

Pancakes on the Prairie

Join ACT for a pancake breakfast at the cabin on Tuscawilla Prairie. Free and open to the public - only ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Tuscawilla Cabin 211 SE Tuscawilla Rd. Micanopy, FL 32667
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Brown's Farm Crop Maze

This spring we have something new—a crop maze! Bring a picnic lunch, enjoy a promenade through a crop maze, and ...

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 18120 NE State Road 26 Hawthorne, Florida 32640
  • Cost: $5 (ages 3 and under free)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Bike Rodeo and Safety Fair

Join UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital, the University of Florida Police Department and several community partners to learn how to ...

  • 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: O’Connell Center Parking Lot, 250 Gale Lemerand Drive Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: free
  • Website: ufhealth.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Step 317 Spring Duckling Mini Session

Come experience a fun session with real baby ducklings held during March by appointment at our Gainesville studio.

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

Brown's Farm Crop Maze

This spring we have something new—a crop maze! Bring a picnic lunch, enjoy a promenade through a crop maze, and ...

  • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 18120 NE State Road 26 Hawthorne, Florida 32640
  • Cost: $5 (ages 3 and under free)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Noah's Endeavor Baseball for All Program

Players of all ABILITIES, with or without disabilities, are invited to enjoy free baseball with Noah's Endeavor, Inc., at Gainesville's ...

  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Westside Park Field #3, 1001 NW 34th Street Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: noahsendeavor.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Michaels Slime Sunday

All supplies are provided, including premade slime.

  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Michaels, 3644 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville FL 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.michaels.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Step 317 Spring Duckling Mini Session

Come experience a fun session with real baby ducklings held during March by appointment at our Gainesville studio.

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

Step 317 Spring Duckling Mini Session

Come experience a fun session with real baby ducklings held during March by appointment at our Gainesville studio.

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Website: step317.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 ...

Step 317 Spring Duckling Mini Session

Come experience a fun session with real baby ducklings held during March by appointment at our Gainesville studio.

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Website: step317.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 ...

Step 317 Spring Duckling Mini Session

Come experience a fun session with real baby ducklings held during March by appointment at our Gainesville studio.

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

Gator Nationals

The Gatornationals is an annual National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) national drag racing event held each March at Gainesville Raceway ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Auto Plus Raceway: 11211 N County Road 225, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: See website for pricing, Kids 12 and under are FREE with paying adult to ALL raceway events!
  • Website: gainesvilleraceway.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 ...

Oaks Mall Carnival

Join us for The Oaks Mall Carnival presented by Modern Midways March 15-18. Enjoy rides, games, food and fun!

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: The Oaks Mall, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: Individual tickets $1, 18 tickets for $15, Wristband for $25
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Step 317 Spring Duckling Mini Session

Come experience a fun session with real baby ducklings held during March by appointment at our Gainesville studio.

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

Gator Nationals

The Gatornationals is an annual National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) national drag racing event held each March at Gainesville Raceway ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Auto Plus Raceway: 11211 N County Road 225, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: See website for pricing, Kids 12 and under are FREE with paying adult to ALL raceway events!
  • Website: gainesvilleraceway.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Open Gators Football Practice

University of Florida football coach Dan Mullen has announced that the first two UF spring practices will be open to ...

Glen Springs Elementary Carnival

Included with your wristband: bounce houses, inflatable slide, bungee run, face painting, FREE Sno cone, 30 carnival games, gaga pit, ...

  • 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Glen Springs Elementary School, 2826 Northwest 31st Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: Wristbands are $12 per child (Adults FREE & under 3 yrs old FREE)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Oaks Mall Carnival

Join us for The Oaks Mall Carnival presented by Modern Midways March 15-18. Enjoy rides, games, food and fun!

  • 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Location: The Oaks Mall, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: Individual tickets $1, 18 tickets for $15, Wristband for $25
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Gator Nationals

The Gatornationals is an annual National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) national drag racing event held each March at Gainesville Raceway ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Auto Plus Raceway: 11211 N County Road 225, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: See website for pricing, Kids 12 and under are FREE with paying adult to ALL raceway events!
  • Website: gainesvilleraceway.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Step 317 Spring Duckling Mini Session

Come experience a fun session with real baby ducklings held during March by appointment at our Gainesville studio.

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

Reddick BBQ Festival

Come to "downtown" Reddick, Florida for the 6th annual Reddick BBQ Festival. Bring your appetite, as there will be a ...

Plane Pull benefiting the Ronald McDonald House of North Central Florida

The Red Shoe Society of North Central Florida’s Plane Pull gives teams of 10 people a once-in-a lifetime opportunity to ...

  • 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: University Air Center - 4701 NE 40th Terrace, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: Spectators: $5, Kids under 5 are free
  • Website: www.rmhcncf.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Haile Farmers Market St. Paddy's Day Fest

Spring has sprung at Haile Farmers Market! All of the warm weather got us thinking, it is almost time for ...

Gator Nationals

The Gatornationals is an annual National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) national drag racing event held each March at Gainesville Raceway ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Auto Plus Raceway: 11211 N County Road 225, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: See website for pricing, Kids 12 and under are FREE with paying adult to ALL raceway events!
  • Website: gainesvilleraceway.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Step 317 Spring Duckling Mini Session

Come experience a fun session with real baby ducklings held during March by appointment at our Gainesville studio.

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

Reddick BBQ Festival

Come to "downtown" Reddick, Florida for the 6th annual Reddick BBQ Festival. Bring your appetite, as there will be a ...

Brown's Farm Crop Maze

This spring we have something new—a crop maze! Bring a picnic lunch, enjoy a promenade through a crop maze, and ...

  • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 18120 NE State Road 26 Hawthorne, Florida 32640
  • Cost: $5 (ages 3 and under free)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

High Springs Music in the Park Series

High Springs Music in the Park 2018 Season! Join us on the third Sunday of the month!

Step 317 Spring Duckling Mini Session

Come experience a fun session with real baby ducklings held during March by appointment at our Gainesville studio.

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

Step 317 Spring Duckling Mini Session

Come experience a fun session with real baby ducklings held during March by appointment at our Gainesville studio.

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Website: step317.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 ...

Step 317 Spring Duckling Mini Session

Come experience a fun session with real baby ducklings held during March by appointment at our Gainesville studio.

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

World Down Syndrome Day Celebration at GiGi's Playhouse

Come celebrate World Down Syndrome Awareness Day at GiGi's Playhouse with a special guest appearance by founder and CNN Hero ...

  • 6:21 pm - 8:21 pm
  • Location: GiGi's Playhouse 3345 SW 34th St. Ste 2, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: gigisplayhouse.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Step 317 Spring Duckling Mini Session

Come experience a fun session with real baby ducklings held during March by appointment at our Gainesville studio.

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Website: step317.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 ...

Step 317 Spring Duckling Mini Session

Come experience a fun session with real baby ducklings held during March by appointment at our Gainesville studio.

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

Step 317 Spring Duckling Mini Session

Come experience a fun session with real baby ducklings held during March by appointment at our Gainesville studio.

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

Kanapaha Botantical Spring Garden Festival

This is Gainesville's premier horticultural event. The Spring Garden Festival features about 175 booths offering plants, landscape displays, garden accessories, ...

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Kanapaha Botanical Gardens, 4700 SW 58th Dr., Gainesville FL 32608
  • Cost: $8 Adults, $5 kids
  • Website: www.kanapaha.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Brown's Farm Crop Maze

This spring we have something new—a crop maze! Bring a picnic lunch, enjoy a promenade through a crop maze, and ...

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 18120 NE State Road 26 Hawthorne, Florida 32640
  • Cost: $5 (ages 3 and under free)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Egg Hunt and Carnival at First Baptist Church

First Baptist Church host their annual Easter Family Fun Day! Carnival games, egg hunt, puppet show, craft and a hot ...

Cedar Key Fine Arts Festival

Cedar Key Welcomes 120 Fine Artists and Craftsmen to the Annual Arts Festival. Great food, music and kids activities in ...

Step 317 Spring Duckling Mini Session

Come experience a fun session with real baby ducklings held during March by appointment at our Gainesville studio.

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

Kanapaha Botantical Spring Garden Festival

This is Gainesville's premier horticultural event. The Spring Garden Festival features about 175 booths offering plants, landscape displays, garden accessories, ...

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Kanapaha Botanical Gardens, 4700 SW 58th Dr., Gainesville FL 32608
  • Cost: $8 Adults, $5 kids
  • Website: www.kanapaha.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Cedar Key Fine Arts Festival

Cedar Key Welcomes 120 Fine Artists and Craftsmen to the Annual Arts Festival. Great food, music and kids activities in ...

UF Holi Festival of Colors

Get excited for UF's annual, university-wide Festival of Colors event! The Indian Student Association’s annual Holi event is one of ...

  • 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: UF, Flavet Field, Gainesville FL 32601
  • Cost: free and open to the community
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Brown's Farm Crop Maze

This spring we have something new—a crop maze! Bring a picnic lunch, enjoy a promenade through a crop maze, and ...

  • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 18120 NE State Road 26 Hawthorne, Florida 32640
  • Cost: $5 (ages 3 and under free)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Step 317 Spring Duckling Mini Session

Come experience a fun session with real baby ducklings held during March by appointment at our Gainesville studio.

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

Step 317 Spring Duckling Mini Session

Come experience a fun session with real baby ducklings held during March by appointment at our Gainesville studio.

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

Easter Egg Hunt Playdate with Shift Church

Bring your kiddos and join us for an Easter egg hunt play date! We will have two separate hunts, one ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Possum Creek Park NW 37th St, Gainesville, Florida 32653
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.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 ...

Step 317 Spring Duckling Mini Session

Come experience a fun session with real baby ducklings held during March by appointment at our Gainesville studio.

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Website: step317.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 ...

Step 317 Spring Duckling Mini Session

Come experience a fun session with real baby ducklings held during March by appointment at our Gainesville studio.

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Website: step317.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 ...

Step 317 Spring Duckling Mini Session

Come experience a fun session with real baby ducklings held during March by appointment at our Gainesville studio.

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

Blue Lagoon Aquatic Center Family Movie Night: Easter Party

Family movie night, Easter party and meet the Easter Bunny! Meet the Easter Bunny Topside - 6-7pm Discover Scuba & Meet ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: Blue Lagoon Aquatic Center, 13585 NW 101st Dr Ste 500, Alachua, FL
  • Cost: $20+Tax Non-Members, $10+Tax Members with the Movie Package (Covering dinner and meet the rabbit)
  • Website: bluelagoonaquaticcenter.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Step 317 Spring Duckling Mini Session

Come experience a fun session with real baby ducklings held during March by appointment at our Gainesville studio.

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

Family Fishing Day and Egg Hunt

We will be hosting an Easter Egg Hunt at our fishing ponds! Registration and fishing will begin at 8 ...

  • 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 7922 NW 71st Street, Gainesville FL 32653
  • Cost: free
  • Website: sfrc.ufl.edu
  • Category: Family Fun

Easter Egg Hunt at JCPenney

Fun Easter Egg hunt in the store for our Kids Zone Kids!

  • 9:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: JCPenney, 6481 W Newberry Rd, Gainesville, Florida 32605
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Brown's Farm Crop Maze

This spring we have something new—a crop maze! Bring a picnic lunch, enjoy a promenade through a crop maze, and ...

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 18120 NE State Road 26 Hawthorne, Florida 32640
  • Cost: $5 (ages 3 and under free)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Community Bike Ride

Join us on March 31 for an all-ages community ride from UF to Depot Park where we will encounter bicycle ...