Gainesville Family Events Calendar

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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 ...

Summer at the Library

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

Summer at the Library

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

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

UF Fanfares and Fireworks

Fanfares and Fireworks is the annual Independence Day celebration. Featuring local and regional bands, music, and the traditional fireworks display, ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: Flavet Field at the University of Florida, 605 Woodlawn Drive, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.wuft.org
  • Category: Free

K9 Dog Demonstrations at Bass Pro Shops

Please join Top Tier K9 for their wonderful seminars on dog training! They review almost every aspect of training our ...

  • 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

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: Free

Lake Butler 4th of July Celebration

Lake Butler is the place to be this 4th of July! The Lake Butler Rotary Club is sponsoring the event, ...

  • 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
  • Location: Lakeside Park, 155 NW 3rd Street, Lake Butler, 32054
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Interlachen 4th of July Celebration

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

Micanopy July 4th Celebration

Parade at 11:00 am. Join us for ballpark fun from 5:30-7:30pm. Music, food, free Bounce House for the kids. Concession Stand ...

Lake Santa Fe Boat Parade

A long-standing tradition on Lake Santa Fe is the annual 4th of July Boat Parade. Typically the circumnavigation begins at ...

  • 11:00 am
  • Location: Lake Santa Fe Park, Northeast State Road 26, Melrose, Florida
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.lakesantafe.org
  • Category: Free

Cedar Key Parade and Fireworks

Are you ready for an old-fashioned Independence Day in Cedar Key? Golf Card Parade at noon! Don't miss our fantabulous ...

  • 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: Cedar Key, FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: cedarkey.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 ...

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 ...

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

Summer at the Library

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

Summer at the Library

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

Summer at the Library

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

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 ...

Summer at the Library

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

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 ...

Summer at the Library

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

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 ...

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

Florida Museum hosts free Creative B movie ‘Dracula’

Parental discretion is advised. The Florida Museum is hosting a screening of “Dracula,” released in 1931, at the museum on ...

  • 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

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

Summer at the Library

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

Free Sports Physicals at Alachua Recreation Center

Physicians will be on-site to provide free Sports Physicals for children needing them.

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Alachua Recreation Center, Alachua, Florida 32615
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Oak Hall School's Early Childhood Learning Center Stay and Play

Oak Hall School invites families with children ages 2, 3, & 4 to visit our Early Childhood Learning Center! *Meet our ...

  • 9:30 am - 10:30 am
  • Location: Oak Hall School, 1700 SW 75th Street, Gainesville, Florida 32607
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.signupgenius.com
  • Category: Free

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: Free

Summer Heatwave Teen Pool Party

Want to cool off and avoid the summer heat? Come to one of our pool parties! Enjoy free swimming, dancing, ...

  • 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: H. Spurgeon Cherry (Westside) Pool, 1001 NW 31st DriveGainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.cityofgainesville.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 ...

UCCC -Vacation Bible School Under the Bible Big Top

Come one, come all on Sunday, July 15th, to see the Greatest Show of Believers under the Bible Big Top, ...

Summer at the Library

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

Summer at the Library

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

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: 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 ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

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

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 ...

Free Tinkergarten Trial Class

Registration is required. Sign up online. At Tinkergarten, families meet outdoors to connect and learn through play. In this free trial, ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:15 am
  • Location: Possum Creek Park, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: tinkergarten.com
  • Category: Free

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 ...

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: JCPenney, the Oaks Mall
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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: 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 ...

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, ...

  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Depot Park, Gainesville, FL
  • 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 ...

Summer at the Library

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

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 ...

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, ...

  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Depot Park, Gainesville, FL
  • 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

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Depot Park, Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • 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

4-H Dog Training

4-H will be holding a dog training session at the UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office. Youth ages 8 to 18 ...

  • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: 2800 NE 39 Avenue, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free, RSPV requested
  • 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

Summer at the Library

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

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

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: Free

Belk KidFest

Gift card giveaways, snacks and games!

  • 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Belk, 6419 Newberry Road Gainesville, Florida 32605
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.theoaksmall.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 ...

Summer at the Library

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

Summer at the Library

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

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