Gainesville Family Events Calendar

The Fun 4 Gator Kids Calendar is the most comprehensive online family calendar in the Gainesville area. Please let us know if you are aware of an event that is not listed! Listings are FREE! Submit an Event

PLEASE NOTE: Events and programs are subject to last minute cancellations and changes. Before attending, please contact the business or event host to confirm that the event/program is still taking place, and to register or RSVP if required.


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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 ...

  • 9:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: 6221 SW 75th Terrace, 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 ...

  • 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 Lacrosse vs Temple

Join us for an afternoon of lacrosse!

  • 12:00 pm
  • Location: Donald R. Dizney Stadium, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: floridagators.com
  • 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

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 Health: Free Sports Physicals

The UF Health Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Institute will be providing Free Pre-Participation/Sports Physicals to all youth, high school, and ...

  • 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: UF Health Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, 2nd floor, 3450 Hull Road, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.ortho.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free

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: Free

UF College of Dentistry: Super Sealant Saturday

Please join the University of Florida College of Dentistry on April 7, 2018, for Super Sealant Saturday, a student-run event ...

  • 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
  • Location: UF College of Dentistry, Shands, 1395 Center Dr., Gainesville FL 32610
  • Cost: free
  • Website: cdbs.dental.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free

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: 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 ...

Bradford County Strawberry Festival

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

Super Hero Safety Workshop

This hour workshop will address the protection of young children under the age of seven. Children will learn through games ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: 1208 NW 6th Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Santa Fe College Spring Arts Festival

Set amid picturesque turn-of-the-century homes in the Northeast Gainesville Historic District, the annual Santa Fe College Spring Arts Festival on ...

Paul Hawken for UF Campus Earth Week Keynote at UF Auditorium

Please join Sustainable UF on Monday, April 9 at 6 pm in the University Auditorium for the Campus Earth Week ...

UF Women's Tennis vs. Kentucky

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

  • 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

UF Men's Tennis vs. Alabama

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

  • 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

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: Free

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: Free

Beetles and More

Beetles are a group of insects that form the order Coleoptera, and with about 400,000 species, it is the largest ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Prairie Creek Preserve
  • 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 ...

Celebrate the Child

Celebrate the Child is a free and family-friendly celebration focusing on the importance of how to keep our children safe. ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Depot Park: 200 SE Depot Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Turkish Food Fair

Join us for a Turkish Food Fair! All donations will be sent to Syrian and Rohingya Refugees.

  • 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Freedom Community Center, Kanapaha Veterans Park, 7430 SW 41st Place, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Newberry WestFest

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

  • 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Lois Forte Park, 120 NW 260th Street Newberry FL 32669
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.westfest.rocks
  • 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

UF Reitz Union Movie: Star Wars The Last Jedi

Movies are open to the public on Saturday and Sundays.

  • 7:00 pm
  • Location: UF Reitz Union, 655 Reitz Union Dr, Gainesville, Florida
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.union.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free

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: Free

Pregnancy and Postpartum Moms Group

Mom to Mom is a free peer support group for expecting and parenting Moms. Little ones are welcome. This group ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: 1810 NW 6th Street, Suite E, Gainesville FL 32609
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.acpmhc.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 ...

National Parks: Free Admission

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

  • All Day Event
  • Location: National Parks
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.nps.gov
  • 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 ...

Student Wellness Day

Students today are challenged with mental health issues, bullying, stress, and so much more. Without the proper tools and resources, ...

  • 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: 2802 Northeast 8 Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32641
  • Cost: free, Registration required
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

UF Veterinary Medicine Open House

Come one, come all to the UF College of Veterinary Medicine's traditional Open House, set for April 21, 2018 from ...

  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: College of Veterinary Medicine, 2015 SW 16th Ave., Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.vetmed.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free

Grow Hub Open House

Come celebrate with us and see what we’ve been up to! This is the grand re-opening of our garden nursery! ...

  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: GROW HUB. 2900 NE 8th Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32641
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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 ...

Ice Cream in the Park

Join ACT for an ice cream social at Rockwood Park in central Gainesville. Free and open to the public - ...

  • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Rockwood Park, 2221 NW 22nd St, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Alachua eSchool Elementary Enrollment Fair

Our Elementary Enrollment Fair is scheduled for April 27th from 10am - 11:30am. Please come to the campus to meet ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Alachua eSchool campus - 2802 NE 8th Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32641
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: aes.sbac.edu
  • 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, ...

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 ...

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: Free

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 ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: James Paul Park, downtown High Springs, FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Gigi's Playhouse: LMNOP

LMNOP stands for Language, Music, 'N Our Peeps. It is a GiGi's Playhouse favorite! Designed especially for our new little ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: GiGi's Playhouse, 3345 SW 34th St, Ste 2, Gainesville, Florida 32608
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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

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 ...

  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: James Paul Park, downtown High Springs, FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free