Gainesville Family Events Calendar

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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 ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Alachua County Fairgrounds, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: blogs.ifas.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free

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 ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Alachua County Fairgrounds, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: blogs.ifas.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free

Harn Museum Friday Tot Time

Join us the first Friday of each month at 11 AM for an engaging tour and art-making program for children ...

  • 11:00 am
  • Location: SW 34th Street and Hull Road, Gainesville, Florida 32611
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.harn.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free

UF Men's Tennis vs. Georgia

Come out and support your Gators as the men take on Georgia! *Giveaway: The first 100 fans will receive Gators Men’s ...

  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Ring Tennis Complex, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: floridagators.com
  • Category: Free

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 ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Alachua County Fairgrounds, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: blogs.ifas.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free

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: Free

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: 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 ...

Treat Her Like A Lady Workshop

Join Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated's diligent Delta Sigma Zeta Chapter at "Treat Her Like a Lady," a fun and ...

  • 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, 2505 NE 8th Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32641
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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 ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Alachua County Fairgrounds, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: blogs.ifas.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free

UF Men's Tennis vs. Tennessee

Come out and support your Gators as the men take on Tennessee! *Giveaway: The first 100 fans will receive a Florida ...

  • 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Alfred A. Ring Tennis Complex, 2325 SW 2nd Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32603
  • Cost: free
  • Website: floridagators.com
  • Category: Free

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: Free

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 ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Alachua County Fairgrounds, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: blogs.ifas.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free

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 ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Alachua County Fairgrounds, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: blogs.ifas.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free

U.S. Army Field Band and Soldiers' Chorus Concert

The United States Army Field Band has been thrilling audiences of all ages for more than six decades. As the ...

  • 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Location: University of Florida Performing Arts, 3201 Hull Rd, Gainesville, Florida 32611
  • Cost: Free, limit 4 tickets per request
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

UF Women's Tennis vs. LSU

Come out and cheer on your Gator women's tennis team as they take on LSU!

  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Alfred A. Ring Tennis Complex, 2325 SW 2nd Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32603
  • Cost: free
  • Website: floridagators.com
  • Category: Free

Tioga Outdoor Movie Night

Bring your lawn chair and blankets and come enjoy a FREE movie at The Square at Tioga Town Center on ...

  • 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: Tioga Town Center, 105 SW 128th Street Newberry, FL 32669
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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 ...

  • 9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • Location: 200 SE Depot Avenue, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.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 ...

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: Free

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: Free

Art at the Archer Depot

A festival celebrating art and creativity in small-town Archer! Free activities for kids, free museum entrance, plein-aire painters selling artwork, ...

  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Downtown Archer, Florida
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

UF Women's Tennis vs. Texas A&M

Come out and cheer on your Gator women's tennis team as they take on Texas A&M!

  • 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Alfred A. Ring Tennis Complex, 2325 SW 2nd Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32603
  • Cost: free
  • Website: floridagators.com
  • Category: Free

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: Free

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: Free

Free Tinkergarten Trial

Pr-Registration required for this free trial class! Tinkergarten is on a mission to elevate childhood. We’re growing a technology-enabled network of ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:15 pm
  • Location: Jonesville Park next to the basketball court
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.tinkergarten.com
  • Category: Free

UF Lacrosse vs Navy

Join us for an afternoon of lacrosse!

  • 1:00 pm
  • Location: Donald R. Dizney Stadium, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: floridagators.com
  • Category: Free

Seahorse Key Open House

Seahorse Key is an island located three miles from Cedar Key by boat and is managed by the Lower Suwanee ...

UF Men's Tennis vs. TCU

Come out and support your Gators as the men take on TCU!

  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Alfred A. Ring Tennis Complex, 2325 SW 2nd Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32603
  • Cost: free
  • Website: floridagators.com
  • Category: Free

2nd and Charles Pi Day

Math + Dessert = Fun. We’re celebrating Pi Day with free pies at checkout starting at 6 PM! Limit one ...

  • 6:00 pm
  • Location: 2601 NW 13th St, # 2601, Gainesville, Florida 32609
  • Website: 2ndandcharles.com
  • Category: Free

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 ...

Open Gators Football Practice

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

UF Men's Tennis vs. Kentucky

Come out and support your Gators as the men take on Kentucky!

  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Alfred A. Ring Tennis Complex, 2325 SW 2nd Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32603
  • Cost: free
  • Website: floridagators.com
  • Category: Free

Mother Language Day Show

The Bangladeshi Students' Association (BSA) is hosting its 7th Annual International Mother Language Day Show! Come and join us as ...

  • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: University Auditorium, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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 ...

  • 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: SW 91st Terrace, Gainesville FL 32608
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Newberry Spring Festival

Join us for Newberry's Spring Festival! Food, Art, Crafts, plants, kids' activites, giveaways and demonstrations.

  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Seaboard Drive, Newberry FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

American Heroes Air Show

Holding out for a Hero, Gainesville ? … your wait will be over when the nation’s premier admission-free, helicopter-only aviation ...

  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: 3000 NW 83rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.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 ...

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

Free Tinkergarten Trial

The trial is free but registration is required. Tinkergarten is on a mission to elevate childhood. Each class becomes a tight-knit ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:15 pm
  • Location: Jonesville Park next to the basketball court
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.tinkergarten.com
  • Category: Free

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: Free

High Springs Music in the Park Series

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

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

Down Syndrome Awareness Shopping Event at JCPenney

In honor of Down Syndrome Awareness Day, we are holding a special shopping event. We will have shopping, activities for ...

  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: JCPenney, The Oaks Mall
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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: Free

UF Lacrosse vs Towson

Join us for an evening of lacrosse!

  • 6:30 pm
  • Location: Donald R. Dizney Stadium, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: floridagators.com
  • Category: Free

UF Men's Tennis vs. Ole Miss

Come out and support your Gators as the men take on Ole Miss!

  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Alfred A. Ring Tennis Complex, 2325 SW 2nd Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32603
  • Cost: free
  • Website: floridagators.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 ...

Watson Realty Corp. Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Tioga Town Center

The Easter Bunny will be here hopping through the playground and field!! Come and enjoy Bounce Houses, Sack and Egg ...

  • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Tioga Town Center Playground & Field, 12921 SW 1st Rd., Suite 117, Newberry, FL 32669
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Milam Funeral Home Egg Hunt

Join us on Saturday, March 24, 2018 for our annual Easter Egg Hunt. The party starts at 10 a.m. with ...

  • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: 22405 West Newberry Road, Newberry, FL 32669
  • Cost: free
  • Website: business.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Kids Hatchimals Scavenger Hunt Event at Target

Target, Hatchimals and Annie's invite your family to this free in-store event. Kids can pick up a basket, decorate it ...

  • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Target Archer Rd. Butler Plaza, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.target.com
  • Category: Free

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 ...

Tinkergarten Trial Class

At Tinkergarten, families meet outdoors to connect and learn through play. In this free trial, Tinkergarten Leader Amy Carson will ...

  • 9:30 am - 10:45 am
  • Location: Northeast Park, 400 NE 16th Ave.Gainesville FL
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.tinkergarten.com
  • Category: Free

Bass Pro Shops Easter Events

Please join us for our fun Easter Events! FREE Studio Quality 4x6 Photo with the Easter Bunny himself in his ...

  • 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Bass Pro Shops 2650 Bass Pro Shops Blvd Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

UF Men's Tennis vs. Arkansas

Come out and support your Gators as the men take on Arkansas!

  • 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Alfred A. Ring Tennis Complex, 2325 SW 2nd Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32603
  • Cost: free
  • Website: floridagators.com
  • Category: Free

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: Free

Tinkergarten Trial Class

At Tinkergarten, families meet outdoors to connect and learn through play. In this free trial, Tinkergarten Leader Amy Carson will ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:15 am
  • Location: Northeast Park, 400 NE 16th Ave., Gainesville FL
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.tinkergarten.com
  • Category: Free

Bass Pro Shops Easter Events

Please join us for our fun Easter Events! FREE Studio Quality 4x6 Photo with the Easter Bunny himself in his ...

  • 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

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: Free

Bass Pro Shops Easter Events

Please join us for our fun Easter Events! FREE Studio Quality 4x6 Photo with the Easter Bunny himself in his ...

  • 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

Seahorse Key Open House

Seahorse Key is an island located three miles from Cedar Key by boat and is managed by the Lower Suwanee ...

Bass Pro Shops Easter Events

Please join us for our fun Easter Events! FREE Studio Quality 4x6 Photo with the Easter Bunny himself in his ...

  • 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

UF Women's Tennis vs. Arkansas

Come out and cheer on your Gator Women's Tennis team as they take on Arkansas!

  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Alfred A. Ring Tennis Complex, 2325 SW 2nd Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32603
  • Cost: free
  • Website: floridagators.com
  • Category: Free

Breastfeeding USA Meeting

Come meet other breastfeeding moms in the community, share support, learn more about our local chapter of Breastfeeding USA, and ...

  • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Location: Tower Road Public Library, 3020 SW 75th St, Gainesville, Florida 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Bass Pro Shops Easter Events

Please join us for our fun Easter Events! FREE Studio Quality 4x6 Photo with the Easter Bunny himself in his ...

  • 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

Bass Pro Shops Easter Events

Please join us for our fun Easter Events! FREE Studio Quality 4x6 Photo with the Easter Bunny himself in his ...

  • 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Bass Pro Shops 2650 Bass Pro Shops Blvd Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Artwalk Gainesville

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

UF Opera Theatre presents The Barber of Seville

What’s Opera, Doc? The answer, Bugs Bunny, is The Barber of Seville! Coming to North Florida in 2018, this hilarious ...

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: Free

Family Day at the Dairy Farm

The University of Florida's Dairy Unit invites you to this year's Family Day at the Dairy Farm! Join us for ...

  • 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: UF Dairy Research Unit, 13515 NW CR-237, Hague, FL
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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: Free

Community Bike Ride

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

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 ...