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.


  • Print
July

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

Show events from all categories

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday

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

Kid's Corner at Gilchrist Blue Springs

Come join us on Sundays at Gilchrist Blue Springs State Park for interactive kid's activities! From 10 am - 2 ...

Get Air Gainesville Toddler Time: Summer Hours

Joins us for our earlier Summer Hours – Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8 AM to 10 AM (Beginning June 5th). We have ...

  • 8:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: 6250 NW 23rd St, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: $10 per child, one parent jumps free, (jump socks required)
  • Website: gainesvillegetair.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Bouncin' at The Rock

Bouncin' @ The Rock will begin Thursday, May 31 and be held in the air-conditioned gymnasium of The Rock School ...

  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: The Rock School, 9818 SW 24th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32067
  • Cost: $5 for kids 2-12 | Kids under 2 and parents are free
  • Website: therocklions.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 ...

Williston Independence Day Celebration

The event begins with a parade on Noble Ave. at 5:00 p.m. Immediately after the parade we welcome you to Williston ...

Fireworks Extravaganza in Trenton

We will have Free Food, Fireworks, Family Fun, Live Music, dessert trucks, and Water Slides! So bring your towels, your ...

  • 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
  • Location: Pine Grove Baptist Church 16655 NW CR-339, Trenton, FL, 32693
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Interlachen 4th of July Celebration

This is always a great day with lots & lots of FREE stuff for the kids to do. Bike ...

Chick-fil-A PreK Kids Club (Archer Road)

Make Wednesday mornings the highlight of your child’s summer! At kids club, your pre-k age child will explore the mysteries ...

Hawthorne Family Fun and Fireworks

Join us for Food, Music, Get-Together, Fun, Fireworks, Games, Bounce Houses!

  • 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: Hawthorne Recreation Park, SE 205th St, Hawthorne, Florida 32640
  • Cost: donations
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Get Air Gainesville Toddler Time: Summer Hours

Joins us for our earlier Summer Hours – Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8 AM to 10 AM (Beginning June 5th). We have ...

  • 8:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: 6250 NW 23rd St, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: $10 per child, one parent jumps free, (jump socks required)
  • Website: gainesvillegetair.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Skate Station Tiny Tots

Ages 10 & Under can Bounce, Play, Skate, and Ride! Feel free to bring your own ride on toys and ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $7 Incl. Skating, Soft Play & Bouncing!
  • Website: funworks.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Bouncin' at The Rock

Bouncin' @ The Rock will begin Thursday, May 31 and be held in the air-conditioned gymnasium of The Rock School ...

  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: The Rock School, 9818 SW 24th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32067
  • Cost: $5 for kids 2-12 | Kids under 2 and parents are free
  • Website: therocklions.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 ...

Mickle Pool Family Fun Nights

On Thursday and Friday nights Andrew R. Mickle Sr. Pool offers extended hours for family swim time! From 5 to ...

Kid's Gardening Workshop at East End Eatery

Kid's Summer Gardening Club--on the back patio with Jenna (weather permitting). You can enjoy breakfast inside while Jenna leads your ...

  • 9:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: East End Eatery, 1202 NE 8th Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Mickle Pool Family Fun Nights

On Thursday and Friday nights Andrew R. Mickle Sr. Pool offers extended hours for family swim time! From 5 to ...

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 ...

Saporito Anniversary Celebration

Please make plans to join us Saturday, July 7, for anniversary festivities. Hors d’oeuvres, balsamic spritzers, a chocolate olive oil ...

  • 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Saporito Oil, Vinegar, Spice 4401 NW 25th Pl, Ste D, Gainesville, Florida 32606
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Sausages for Safety at First Magnitude

On Saturday July 7th, First Magnitude Brewery and Mayflower Cellars are getting together to do a fundraiser for Safety City. ...

  • 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: First Magnitude Brewery, 1220 SE Veitch St, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • 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

Kid's Corner at Gilchrist Blue Springs

Come join us on Sundays at Gilchrist Blue Springs State Park for interactive kid's activities! From 10 am - 2 ...

Chick-fil-A Cow Appreciation Day

Cow Appreciation Day is on Tuesday, July 10th! Wear anything cow-like and receive a free entree*! *excludes salads Children wearing anything ...

Get Air Gainesville Toddler Time: Summer Hours

Joins us for our earlier Summer Hours – Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8 AM to 10 AM (Beginning June 5th). We have ...

  • 8:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: 6250 NW 23rd St, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: $10 per child, one parent jumps free, (jump socks required)
  • Website: gainesvillegetair.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Bouncin' at The Rock

Bouncin' @ The Rock will begin Thursday, May 31 and be held in the air-conditioned gymnasium of The Rock School ...

  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: The Rock School, 9818 SW 24th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32067
  • Cost: $5 for kids 2-12 | Kids under 2 and parents are free
  • Website: therocklions.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 ...

Chick-fil-A PreK Kids Club (Archer Road)

Make Wednesday mornings the highlight of your child’s summer! At kids club, your pre-k age child will explore the mysteries ...

Get Air Gainesville Toddler Time: Summer Hours

Joins us for our earlier Summer Hours – Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8 AM to 10 AM (Beginning June 5th). We have ...

  • 8:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: 6250 NW 23rd St, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: $10 per child, one parent jumps free, (jump socks required)
  • Website: gainesvillegetair.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Skate Station Tiny Tots

Ages 10 & Under can Bounce, Play, Skate, and Ride! Feel free to bring your own ride on toys and ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $7 Incl. Skating, Soft Play & Bouncing!
  • Website: funworks.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 ...

Mickle Pool Family Fun Nights

On Thursday and Friday nights Andrew R. Mickle Sr. Pool offers extended hours for family swim time! From 5 to ...

Live Music and Frisbee At The One Love Cafe

All ages are welcome to join us at the One Love Cafe for some Frisbee, live music and fun. It ...

Kid's Gardening Workshop at East End Eatery

Kid's Summer Gardening Club--on the back patio with Jenna (weather permitting). You can enjoy breakfast inside while Jenna leads your ...

  • 9:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: East End Eatery, 1202 NE 8th Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Storytime at Depot Park

Alachua County Public Libraries presents Storytime @ Depot Park in the Children's Play area. This event is free and open to ...

Mickle Pool Family Fun Nights

On Thursday and Friday nights Andrew R. Mickle Sr. Pool offers extended hours for family swim time! From 5 to ...

Mt. Olive's Back to School Fest

Mt. Olive will host its annual Backpack and school supplies Give Away on Saturday July 14, 2018 11am-2pm. While Supplies ...

  • 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Mt. Olive Primitive Baptist Church, 510 NE 15 Street Gainesville, FL 32641
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Lubee Bat Show and Tell at Bass Pro Shops

An all-ages, educational program about bats from the Lubee Bat Conservancy. Live animals will be present. Be sure to stop ...

  • 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
  • Location: Bass Pro Shops, 2650 Bass Pro Shops Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Florida Walk-Through Aviary Opens at Santa FeTeaching Zoo

Come take a look at the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo's new Florida Walk-Through Aviary! Filled with native Florida birds, ...

  • 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo, 3000 NW 83rd Street, Gainesville FL 32606
  • Cost: $6 for adults, $5 for children, Military/Veterans, UF students with Gator1 card, and seniors 60+, Free for children 3 and under and SF student/staff/retiree with ID.
  • 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

Kid's Corner at Gilchrist Blue Springs

Come join us on Sundays at Gilchrist Blue Springs State Park for interactive kid's activities! From 10 am - 2 ...

High Springs Music in the Park Series

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

Get Air Gainesville Toddler Time: Summer Hours

Joins us for our earlier Summer Hours – Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8 AM to 10 AM (Beginning June 5th). We have ...

  • 8:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: 6250 NW 23rd St, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: $10 per child, one parent jumps free, (jump socks required)
  • Website: gainesvillegetair.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Krispy Kreme's Glazin Hot Summer Party

Calling all kids! It’s so Glazin’ HOT outside we decided to have a little fun! Join us at Krispy Kreme ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Krispy Kreme Gainesville: 310 NW 13th St., Gainesville
  • Website: krispykreme.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 ...

Chick-fil-A PreK Kids Club (Archer Road)

Make Wednesday mornings the highlight of your child’s summer! At kids club, your pre-k age child will explore the mysteries ...

Dudley Farm Domestic Skills Child-Friendly Workshops

Come to the following child-friendly workshops this summer! 6/20 - Weaving Workshop: Introduce your children to the art of weaving making ...

  • 9:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: 18730 W Newberry Rd, Newberry, FL 32669
  • Cost: Free with park admission of $5 per vehicle
  • Website: friendsofdudleyfarm.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Movies on the Big Screen at First Magnitude

This summer, we're putting the biggest movies on our biggest screen! Come out on Wednesday nights to watch some of ...

  • 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: First Magnitude Brewery, 1220 SE Veitch St, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Get Air Gainesville Toddler Time: Summer Hours

Joins us for our earlier Summer Hours – Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8 AM to 10 AM (Beginning June 5th). We have ...

  • 8:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: 6250 NW 23rd St, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: $10 per child, one parent jumps free, (jump socks required)
  • Website: gainesvillegetair.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Skate Station Tiny Tots

Ages 10 & Under can Bounce, Play, Skate, and Ride! Feel free to bring your own ride on toys and ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $7 Incl. Skating, Soft Play & Bouncing!
  • Website: funworks.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 ...

Mickle Pool Family Fun Nights

On Thursday and Friday nights Andrew R. Mickle Sr. Pool offers extended hours for family swim time! From 5 to ...

Kid's Gardening Workshop at East End Eatery

Kid's Summer Gardening Club--on the back patio with Jenna (weather permitting). You can enjoy breakfast inside while Jenna leads your ...

  • 9:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: East End Eatery, 1202 NE 8th Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Mickle Pool Family Fun Nights

On Thursday and Friday nights Andrew R. Mickle Sr. Pool offers extended hours for family swim time! From 5 to ...

Kicks & Cupcakes: Ladies' Night for Self Defense

Join us for a fun night of learning self defense, and enjoy delicious cupcakes! We'll cover basic self defense techniques ...

  • 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
  • Location: 4000 W Newberry Road, Suite F, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: $10
  • Website: gnvdefense.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Santa Fe College Zoo: Zookeeper Day

Have you ever wondered what it’s really like to be a zookeeper? On Saturday July 21st from 9 a.m. – ...

  • 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: 3000 NW 83rd St, Gainesville, Florida
  • Cost: •$6 for adults •$5 for children (ages 4-12), Seniors (60+), and UF staff and students with ID •Free for children 3 and under, and Santa Fe College students or staff members with ID
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Family Friendly Bike Ride

Bring the kids and ride from Depot Park down to the Alachua Lake Overlook on the Gainesville Hawthorne Trail for ...

Elks Lodge Family Fun Splash Day

The Gainesville Elks Lodge will be holding a "Summer Splash Family Fun Day" at their lodge. This will be a ...

  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: 2424 NW 23rd Blvd,. Gainesville, Fl
  • Cost: Donations accepted
  • Category: Family Fun

JCPenney July Kids Zone Event

Come join us for our monthly kids zone event. This month, kids are decorating sunglasses. There will be treats, goody ...

Head back to Hogwarts at Target

We'll have giveaways, readings, toy demos, photo opportunities & other activities celebrating the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter & the ...

  • 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Target on Archer- 3970 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.target.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Kid's Corner at Gilchrist Blue Springs

Come join us on Sundays at Gilchrist Blue Springs State Park for interactive kid's activities! From 10 am - 2 ...

Shark Week at Depot Park

Celebrate Shark Week at Depot Park! Guppies of all ages are invited to join our sea of fish for crafts, ...

Get Air Gainesville Toddler Time: Summer Hours

Joins us for our earlier Summer Hours – Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8 AM to 10 AM (Beginning June 5th). We have ...

  • 8:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: 6250 NW 23rd St, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: $10 per child, one parent jumps free, (jump socks required)
  • Website: gainesvillegetair.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 ...

Chick-fil-A PreK Kids Club (Archer Road)

Make Wednesday mornings the highlight of your child’s summer! At kids club, your pre-k age child will explore the mysteries ...

Shark Week at Depot Park

Celebrate Shark Week at Depot Park! Guppies of all ages are invited to join our sea of fish for crafts, ...

Movies on the Big Screen at First Magnitude

This summer, we're putting the biggest movies on our biggest screen! Come out on Wednesday nights to watch some of ...

  • 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: First Magnitude Brewery, 1220 SE Veitch St, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Get Air Gainesville Toddler Time: Summer Hours

Joins us for our earlier Summer Hours – Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8 AM to 10 AM (Beginning June 5th). We have ...

  • 8:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: 6250 NW 23rd St, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: $10 per child, one parent jumps free, (jump socks required)
  • Website: gainesvillegetair.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Skate Station Tiny Tots

Ages 10 & Under can Bounce, Play, Skate, and Ride! Feel free to bring your own ride on toys and ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $7 Incl. Skating, Soft Play & Bouncing!
  • Website: funworks.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 ...

Mickle Pool Family Fun Nights

On Thursday and Friday nights Andrew R. Mickle Sr. Pool offers extended hours for family swim time! From 5 to ...

Live Music and Frisbee At The One Love Cafe

All ages are welcome to join us at the One Love Cafe for some Frisbee, live music and fun. It ...

Kid's Gardening Workshop at East End Eatery

Kid's Summer Gardening Club--on the back patio with Jenna (weather permitting). You can enjoy breakfast inside while Jenna leads your ...

  • 9:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: East End Eatery, 1202 NE 8th Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Shark Week at Depot Park

Celebrate Shark Week at Depot Park! Guppies of all ages are invited to join our sea of fish for crafts, ...

Mickle Pool Family Fun Nights

On Thursday and Friday nights Andrew R. Mickle Sr. Pool offers extended hours for family swim time! From 5 to ...

PAVE Back to School Rally

You and your children are invited to the Annual Back to School Rally at the Santa Fe College Gym. The ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Santa Fe College Gymnasium, 3000 NW 83rd Steet, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: pavingpeace.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Community Fun Bowl at Splitz

You have NEVER had this much fun bowling!!! Perfect for the whole family! You don't have to bowl to get ...

  • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Splitz Bowling 1301 NW 76th Blvd., Gainesville, Florida 32606
  • Cost: $ 25.00 (price includes sales tax) per Bowler with up to 5 bowlers per lane.
  • Website: www.HawthorneAreaChamber.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Bouncin' Big Water Day

Our water day was so successful that this Saturday, July 28, 11-4, we will be having another water day! Come ...

  • 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Bouncin' Big, 824 NW 250th Ter, Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: $10 for indoor play / $10 for water play / $15 for both
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Toys for Tots Christmas in July

Join us and Alachua County USMC Reserve Toys For Tots for Christmas in July! On July 28th from 12PM-6PM we'll ...

  • 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Outside World of Beer & Fluid Lounge in Town of Tioga
  • Cost: free, cash and donations accepted but not required
  • Category: Family Fun

Belk KidFest

Gift card giveaways, snacks and games!

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

Get Air Gainesville Toddler Time: Summer Hours

Joins us for our earlier Summer Hours – Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8 AM to 10 AM (Beginning June 5th). We have ...

  • 8:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: 6250 NW 23rd St, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: $10 per child, one parent jumps free, (jump socks required)
  • Website: gainesvillegetair.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 ...