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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Summer at the Library

In addition to the Summer Reading Program, Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs during the summer for children ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: multiple locations
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

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 ...

  • 9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • Location: Archer Road, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Crisis Center Youth Suicide Prevention Symposium

The symposium is free and open to all interested in this topic including parents/guardians, teachers, law enforcement, healthcare providers, mental ...

  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: 224 SE 24th Street, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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: Free

Summer at the Library

In addition to the Summer Reading Program, Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs during the summer for children ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: multiple locations
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Family Summer Camp at Bass Pro Shops

Come join us for some exciting, FREE, family-friendly activites! We will have a Daisy Inflatable BB Range so kids (Ages ...

  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Bass Pro Shops, 2650 Bass Pro Shops Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Thornebrook Village Third Thursdays

Join us for Third Thursdays at Thornebrook Village. Come out and enjoy great music in the square. Shop, grab 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 ...

  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Andrew R. Mickle, Sr. Pool 1717 SE 15th Street, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.cityofgainesville.org
  • 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 ...

Summer at the Library

In addition to the Summer Reading Program, Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs during the summer for children ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: multiple locations
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

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 ...

  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Andrew R. Mickle, Sr. Pool 1717 SE 15th Street, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.cityofgainesville.org
  • Category: Free

Game On at Depot Park

Join every Friday and Saturday in the center of the park for Chess, Checkers, Jenga, Scrabble, Connect 4 …and maybe ...

  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Depot Park, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Florida Museum hosts free Creative B movie ‘Nightwing’

Parental discretion is advised. The Florida Museum is hosting a screening of “Nightwing,” released in 1979 and rated PG, at ...

Summer at the Library

In addition to the Summer Reading Program, Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs during the summer for children ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: multiple locations
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Teen Driver Challenge

Parents, help your teens become better and safer drivers through our 8 hour, free 1 day Teen Driver Challenge. This ...

YMCA Free Swim and Wellness Saturdays

Come cool down at the Y's swimming pool for FREE every 3rd Saturday of the month! Try the Y during ...

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: North Central Florida YMCA, 5201 NW 34th Blvd. 32605 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 ...

Family Friendly Bike Ride

Join the Gainesville Cycling Club for our monthly Family Friendly Ride from Depot Park down the Gainesville Hawthorne Trail to ...

Summer at the Library

In addition to the Summer Reading Program, Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs during the summer for children ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: multiple locations
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Family Summer Camp at Bass Pro Shops

Come join us for some exciting, FREE, family-friendly activites! We will have a Daisy Inflatable BB Range so kids (Ages ...

  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Bass Pro Shops, 2650 Bass Pro Shops Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Community Backpack and School Supply Giveaway

Free Community Backpack & School Supply Give Away TCC (Owners of the Alachua Verizon Location) will be giving away 250 FREE ...

  • 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: 15560 NW US Hwy 441, Alachua FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Summer at the Library

In addition to the Summer Reading Program, Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs during the summer for children ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: multiple locations
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Summer at the Library

In addition to the Summer Reading Program, Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs during the summer for children ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: multiple locations
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

UF Shands NICU Pumping Mother's Support Group

Join our pumping support group every Tuesday for all mothers of hospitalized infants. Join us to share pumping tips and ...

  • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Location: 1600 SW Archer Road, North Tower, 3rd Floor, NICU parent Lounge, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: ufhealth.org
  • Category: Free

Summer at the Library

In addition to the Summer Reading Program, Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs during the summer for children ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: multiple locations
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

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 ...

  • 9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • Location: Archer Road, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

La Leche Meeting at Millhopper Library

La Leche League of Gainesville will hold two meetings a month: -2nd Saturday of the month at 10am at the Tower ...

  • 10:00 am
  • Location: Millhopper Branch Library, meeting room A 3145 NW 43rd St, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

How-To Fest at Melrose Public Library

Ever wanted to get the education of a lifetime all in one day? Come to the Melrose Public Library’s “How-to ...

  • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: 312 Wynnwood Ave., Melrose, FL 32666
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.funinputnam.com
  • Category: Free

Summer at the Library

In addition to the Summer Reading Program, Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs during the summer for children ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: multiple locations
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

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 ...

  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Andrew R. Mickle, Sr. Pool 1717 SE 15th Street, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.cityofgainesville.org
  • Category: Free

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 ...

Brew and View

This summer escape the heat with a cold beer (or hand-crafted soda) and an entertaining film shown on our 10 ...

  • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Blackadder Brewing Company, 618 NW 60th St, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Summer at the Library

In addition to the Summer Reading Program, Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs during the summer for children ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: multiple locations
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

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 ...

  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Andrew R. Mickle, Sr. Pool 1717 SE 15th Street, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.cityofgainesville.org
  • Category: Free

Game On at Depot Park

Join every Friday and Saturday in the center of the park for Chess, Checkers, Jenga, Scrabble, Connect 4 …and maybe ...

  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Depot Park, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Florida Museum hosts free Creative B movie ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’

Parental discretion is advised. The Florida Museum is hosting a screening of “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” released in ...

  • 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: Florida Museum of Natural History, 3215 Hull Road, Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.floridamuseum.ufl.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, ...

Summer at the Library

In addition to the Summer Reading Program, Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs during the summer for children ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: multiple locations
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • 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 ...

Allied Capoeira Open House and Breakfast

Are you looking for something different for your child's After School Program? Find out why our students and parents LOVE ...

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: Free

Guitar Center Free Workshop: Learn to Play Ukulele

Guitar Center is proud to offer this beginner ukulele group workshop for all of our newest ukulele players. Every customer ...

Summer at the Library

In addition to the Summer Reading Program, Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs during the summer for children ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: multiple locations
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

UF Carillon Recital

The Sunday Afternoon Concert Series offers listeners the chance to hear the UF Carillon performed in a 50-minute recital. Programs ...

  • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Century Tower Carillon, 333 Newell Dr, Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: free
  • Website: arts.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free

Summer at the Library

In addition to the Summer Reading Program, Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs during the summer for children ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: multiple locations
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Summer at the Library

In addition to the Summer Reading Program, Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs during the summer for children ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: multiple locations
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

UF Shands NICU Pumping Mother's Support Group

Join our pumping support group every Tuesday for all mothers of hospitalized infants. Join us to share pumping tips and ...

  • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Location: 1600 SW Archer Road, North Tower, 3rd Floor, NICU parent Lounge, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: ufhealth.org
  • Category: Free