Gainesville Family Events Calendar

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Kanapaha Presbyterian Church Egg Hunt

Bring the children for some fun on Easter morning as the Annual Easter Egg Hunt kicks off at 9 am ...

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

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 ...

Grins and Giggles Pediatric Dentistry Meet and Greet

Bring your little ones to tour our office and meet our friendly dentists and staff! This is also the perfect ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Grins and Giggles Pediatric Dentistry, 231 NW 137th Dr, Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Bouncers Pay to Play Preview

For a limited time only, we are selling Pay to Play tickets due to high demand to preview the space ...

  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: 3401 NW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: Members are FREE, $10 in advance, $15 at the door
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Levy County Fair

This will be a full County Fair experience with livestock shows and equestrian events, adult and youth creative arts shows, ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 803 SW 19th Avenue, Williston, FL
  • Cost: Parking $3, $5/person (children 2 and under are free) | Ride Armbands $15
  • Website: www.levycountyfair.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center: Antique Tractor & Engine Show

Antique tractors and farming equipment reflecting 200 years of rural American history will be on display throughout the festival. Demonstrating ...

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive, White Springs, FL 32096
  • Cost: $5 park admission per vehicle of up to 8 passengers
  • 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 ...

Levy County Fair

This will be a full County Fair experience with livestock shows and equestrian events, adult and youth creative arts shows, ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 803 SW 19th Avenue, Williston, FL
  • Cost: Parking $3, $5/person (children 2 and under are free) | Ride Armbands $15
  • Website: www.levycountyfair.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center: Antique Tractor & Engine Show

Antique tractors and farming equipment reflecting 200 years of rural American history will be on display throughout the festival. Demonstrating ...

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive, White Springs, FL 32096
  • Cost: $5 park admission per vehicle of up to 8 passengers
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Florida Museum Spring Plant Sale

The Florida Museum will host a large sale with more than 175 species of difficult-to-find and pollinator-friendly plants April 6-7 ...

Foster Frolics Community Carnival

Come join us for our biggest event of the year! Join your Stephen Foster Community and help raise funds for our ...

  • 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Stephen Foster Elementary School, 3800 NW 6th St., Gainesville, Florida 32609
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Levy County Fair

This will be a full County Fair experience with livestock shows and equestrian events, adult and youth creative arts shows, ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 803 SW 19th Avenue, Williston, FL
  • Cost: Parking $3, $5/person (children 2 and under are free) | Ride Armbands $15
  • Website: www.levycountyfair.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Great American Cleanup

This event is a great way to clean up our community in a fun-filled way. Volunteers will be rewarded for ...

  • 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Westside Park, 1001 NW 34th Street, Gainesville FL 32601
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Gator Fly In and Armed Services Appreciation Day

2018 Gator Fly In will have aircraft on display, airplane and helicopter rides, art and crafts, classic cars, music and ...

  • 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: University Air Center, 4701 NE 40th Ter Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • 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 ...

Bradford County Strawberry Festival

Family Fun, Entertainment, FREE Train rides and Bounce House, Strawberry 5K run, Food and Craft Vendors, Pet Friendly!

Levy County Fair

This will be a full County Fair experience with livestock shows and equestrian events, adult and youth creative arts shows, ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 803 SW 19th Avenue, Williston, FL
  • Cost: Parking $3, $5/person (children 2 and under are free) | Ride Armbands $15
  • Website: www.levycountyfair.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Bradford County Strawberry Festival

Family Fun, Entertainment, Free Train rides and Bounce House, Strawberry 5K run, Food and Craft Vendors, Pet Friendly!

Florida Museum Spring Plant Sale

The Florida Museum will host a large sale with more than 175 species of difficult-to-find and pollinator-friendly plants April 6-7 ...

AVGD Baskets of Sunshine Family Volunteer Event

Join us as we create baskets to brighten up the lives of children at the Ronald McDonald House. We want ...

  • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Best Western Gateway Grand 4200 NW 97th Blvd, Gainesville, Florida 32606
  • Cost: $15 donation per basket
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Annual Human Foosball Tournament

Join us for our 3rd Annual 2018 JE Decker Human Foosball Tournament to benefit Xtraordinary Joy presented by WeFooz. With ...

  • 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: 4000 NW 53rd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: $35 individual or $240 for team of 8
  • Website: xtraordinaryjoy.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 ...

Bouncers Pay to Play Preview

For a limited time only, we are selling Pay to Play tickets due to high demand to preview the space ...

  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: 3401 NW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: Members are FREE, $10 in advance, $15 at the door
  • 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 ...

St. Francis Catholic Academy Beowulf Players presents Mary Poppins Jr.

The Saint Francis Catholic Academy Beowulf Players Proudly Present MARY POPPINS JR. THE MUSICAL Thursday April 12th & Friday 13th Doors open ...

  • 7:00 pm
  • Location: Abundant Grace Community Church, 12505 NW 39th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $7-$4
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

St. Francis Catholic Academy Beowulf Players presents Mary Poppins Jr.

The Saint Francis Catholic Academy Beowulf Players Proudly Present MARY POPPINS JR. THE MUSICAL Thursday April 12th & Friday 13th Doors open ...

  • 7:00 pm
  • Location: Abundant Grace Community Church, 12505 NW 39th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $7-$4
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Alligator Lake Spring Festival

Enjoy a free community festival celebrating nature. Kitty Carroll from Birds of the Gauntlet will display a whole slew of ...

  • 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Alligator Lake Park, 420 SE Alligator Glen, Lake City, Florida 32025
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Great Gainesville Car Show at Bo Diddley Plaza

Come to Downtown Gainesville for the Second Annual Great Gainesville Car Show! The show is from 9am-2pm; registration from 9-11 ...

  • 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Bo Diddley Plaza, 111 E University Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • 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

Kulaqua River Ranch: Community Sundays

In an effort to support the families of our community, Camp Kulaqua opens the River Ranch during specific Sundays during ...

  • 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: River Ranch Water Park, 23400 NW 212 Ave, High Springs FL 32643
  • Cost: $11.75/person | Children 3 and under are free
  • Website: www.campkulaqua.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Holi Festival of Colors

Reveling in throwing colors, live music, dancing and feasting, Holi is a thousand-year old traditional Spring festival from India that ...

  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: The Hare Krishna Farm, 17306 NW 112th Blvd, Alachua, FL 32615
  • Cost: free admission, $10 parking
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Newberry WestFest

WestFest is a fun, free event geared towards families and community, that is held in Newberry FL. Attendees only need ...

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

Florida Museum Homeschool Day:Butterfly Rainforest

Home-schoolers are invited to participate in a program at the Museum! These special days allow home-schoolers of all ages to ...

  • 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Location: Florida Museum of Natural History, 3215 Hull Road Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: $6/person admission includes Butterfly Rainforest exhibit entry
  • Website: www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu
  • 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 ...

Bouncers Pay to Play Preview

For a limited time only, we are selling Pay to Play tickets due to high demand to preview the space ...

  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: 3401 NW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: Members are FREE, $10 in advance, $15 at the door
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Eastern European Showcase at UF Reitz Union

The show will begin with a flag parade and will be followed by live music, dances, interactions with the audience ...

  • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: UF Reitz Union Ballroom, 655 Reitz Union Dr, Gainesville, Florida
  • 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 ...

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 ...

National Parks: Free Admission

Come experience the national parks! On four days in 2018, all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee ...

North Florida EnergyWhiz Expo

Join us at the Santa Fe College Track and encourage future scientists and engineers to explore science in their community ...

Farmland Preservation Festival

Come join us for the 11th Farmland Festival - April 21 2018 - at the Coon Hollo Corn Maze. OUR ANNUAL ...

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

Dudley Farm: Earth Day and Heritage Plant Sale

Celebrate Earth Day! Learn how to recycle. Also "Florida Friendly Landscaping", "Protect the Environment: What GRU is Doing" and "Plants ...

  • 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
  • Location: Dudley Farm Historic State Park 18730 W. Newberry Road Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: Park Admission: $5.00 per vehicle. Correct change is required. Limit 8 people per vehicle.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo: Party for the Planet

In honor of Earth Day, the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo is hosting Party for the Planet on April 21 ...

  • 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo, 3000 NW 83 St, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $6/adult $5/child (3 and under are free)
  • Website: www.sfcollege.edu
  • Category: Family Fun

Kulaqua River Ranch: Community Sundays

In an effort to support the families of our community, Camp Kulaqua opens the River Ranch during specific Sundays during ...

  • 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: River Ranch Water Park, 23400 NW 212 Ave, High Springs FL 32643
  • Cost: $11.75/person | Children 3 and under are free
  • Website: www.campkulaqua.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Alachua Main Street Spring Festival

The Alachua Business League's Main Street Festival will take place in the historic, downtown area of Alachua. We invite all ...

Fifth Avenue Arts Festival: Celebrate Culture

The 5th Avenue Arts Festival, one of Gainesville longest running events that celebrate culture in beautiful downtown Gainesville. The event is ...

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

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 ...

Cade Museum Sneak Peek

Explore the Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention during our special hours at a discount for a limited time only, ...

  • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, Fl 32601
  • Cost: members free, Children 4 and under free, kids $2.50, adults $5
  • Website: www.cademuseum.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Bouncers Pay to Play Preview

For a limited time only, we are selling Pay to Play tickets due to high demand to preview the space ...

  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: 3401 NW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: Members are FREE, $10 in advance, $15 at the door
  • 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 Unicorn Mini Session

These magical sessions will be outdoors with a real pony decked out as a unicorn. The pony is the perfect ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: $49 session fee
  • Website: step317.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Walk the Talk for Epilepsy

The Epilepsy Foundation of Florida (EFOF) will host its annual Walk the Talk for Epilepsy at Veterans Memorial Park (7400 ...

  • 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 7400 SW 41st Pl., Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: Now through April 26, registration is $25 for adults and $15 for children (ages 12 and younger); day-of registration is $35 for adults and $20 for children.
  • Website: www.efof.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Disc Golf and Hot Dogs

The Gainesville Chain Hawk Disc Golf Club will be hosting a day of fun and food at Northside Park. We ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Northside park Disc Golf Course, 5701 NW 34th Blvd, Gainesville FL
  • 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

High Springs Pioneer Days Festival

Come join us for two days full of fun and entertainment for the whole family. On Saturday evening, from 5 ...

Family Bird Walk for Kids with Alachua Audubon at the Zoo

We will look for birds outside the zoo and then see some special birds inside the zoo walls. Appropriate for children ...

Kulaqua River Ranch: Community Sundays

In an effort to support the families of our community, Camp Kulaqua opens the River Ranch during specific Sundays during ...

  • 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: River Ranch Water Park, 23400 NW 212 Ave, High Springs FL 32643
  • Cost: $11.75/person | Children 3 and under are free
  • Website: www.campkulaqua.com
  • Category: Family Fun

High Springs Pioneer Days Festival

Come join us for two days full of fun and entertainment for the whole family. On Saturday evening, from 5 ...

Cade Museum Sneak Peek

Explore the Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention during our special hours at a discount for a limited time only, ...

  • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, Fl 32601
  • Cost: members free, Children 4 and under free, kids $2.50, adults $5
  • Website: www.cademuseum.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 ...

  • 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

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