Gainesville Family Events Calendar

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January 22

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

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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 ...

Square Dance Lessons

Square Dance Classes for Beginners Who? Everyone, ages ten and up Loads of FUN!

Gainesville Hackerspace Open Project Night

Welcome to our weekly Open Project Night at the Gainesville Hackerspace! We open our doors on Tuesday at 7:00 for ...

  • 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Location: Gainesville Hackerspace, 2803 NW 6th St, Gainesville, Florida 32609
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun
  • 9:30 am - 10:30 am
  • Location: Chick-fil-A, 3621 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, Florida 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Gamesville Tabletop D and D Kids Club

From 5pm to 7pm the tables are set up for Kids D&D, showing the younger generations the glory of the ...

  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: 4401 NW 25th Place, Suite G, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: $3
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

4-H Rain Barrel Workshop and Showcase

Youth between the ages of 5-18 are invited to attend the second annual Rain Barrel Workshop and Showcase. Each youth ...

  • 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office, 2800 NE 39th Ave Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: $15
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Skate Station Tiny Tots

Ages 5 & 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 ...

Gamesville Tabletop Homeschool Gaming

Homeschool Parents! Need something new to add to your kids schedule? Try Boardgames! Boardgaming is an amazing social activity that allows ...

Cirque Italia Water Circus Gold

Cirque Italia is an Italian entertainment company that brings a performance of European style. It is truly described as a ...

  • 7:30 pm
  • Location: Southeastern Livestock Pavilion, 2232 Northeast Jacksonville Road, Ocala, FL 37740
  • Cost: tickets start at $10 (use coupon code: FREE for 1 free child ticket)
  • Website: cirqueitalia.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Archery Funtastic Fridays

Join us for our Fun-tastic Fridays! Come participate in the fun archery games or just some extra practice!

  • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Easton Newberry Sports Complex, 24880 NW 16th Ave Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: $10 for non members, free for members
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Skate Station Backwards Night

Backwards skating contests and races!

  • 7:30 pm - 11:59 pm
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: Starts at $9
  • Website: funworks.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Cirque Italia Water Circus Gold

Cirque Italia is an Italian entertainment company that brings a performance of European style. It is truly described as a ...

  • 7:30 pm
  • Location: Southeastern Livestock Pavilion, 2232 Northeast Jacksonville Road, Ocala, FL 37740
  • Cost: tickets start at $10 (use coupon code: FREE for 1 free child ticket)
  • Website: cirqueitalia.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Countryside Mustache Dash

This is our 3rd annual family- friendly 5K walk and run at Tioga Town Center. All proceeds go to Countryside ...

  • 7:00 am
  • Location: Town of Tioga • 105 SW 128th Street Newberry, FL 32669
  • Cost: $25, Kids 10 and under are free
  • Website: www.active.com
  • Category: Family Fun

New You Run 5K 10 K Fun Run

What's a good way to celebrate New Years and jump start your New Years Resolution? Participate in the New You ...

  • 8:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Depot Park, 874 S.E. 4th Street, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: $5-29
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Marshmellow Skewers Family Day at Leslie Tharp Designs

Marshmallow Skewers- Family Day Project -The Saturday, Jan. 26th workshop is perfect for beginners and is our featured Family Day ...

Comprehensive Women's Health Grand Opening Event

Fun for the whole family! Food, vendors, games, and tour our new facilities!

Green Kids Valentine Wokshop at The Green House Nursery

Kids ages 3 and up can participate in a fun Valentine's Day Themed Gardening Activity. RSVP online.

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: 15207 W Newberry Rd, Newberry, FL 32669
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.tghnfl.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Category5K

The Category 5K is a new and exciting race being held at Depot Park in Gainesville, FL. All proceeds from ...

  • 8:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: 200 SE Depot Ave Gainesville, FL US 32601
  • Cost: Preregistration: $10 for children ages 2-8, $20 for those ages 9-18, and $30 for adults. Cost is $35 if registering the day of.
  • Website: runsignup.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Kids Yoga at Depot Park

Join certified yoga instructor Jillian Goldstein Yoga with Jillian on Sundays at 9:30am on The Hill at Depot Park for ...

Hoggetowne Medieval Faire

The Alachua County Fairgrounds is transformed into a bustling medieval marketplace for the Annual Hoggetowne Medieval Faire. Step back in ...

  • 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: 2900 NE 39th Avenue Gainesville, Florida 32609
  • Cost: $18 for adults — $8 for ages 5–17 | Free for children 4 and under
  • Website: www.hoggetownefaire.com
  • Category: Family Fun

St. Francis High School Souper Fun Sunday

Souper Fun Sunday is Gainesville’s premier soup tasting competition showcasing the area’s best soups from more than 30 local restaurants ...

  • 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
  • Location: St. Francis Catholic High School, 4100 NW 115th Terrace, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: Adults $15, Seniors/students $10, Children 5-10 $5
  • Website: souperfunsunday.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Meet Magic Mike at Bev's Burgers in High Springs

Magic Mike will visit your table with magic and balloons on Monday nights at Bev's Burgers. Fun for the whole ...

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 ...

Square Dance Lessons

Square Dance Classes for Beginners Who? Everyone, ages ten and up Loads of FUN!

Gainesville Hackerspace Open Project Night

Welcome to our weekly Open Project Night at the Gainesville Hackerspace! We open our doors on Tuesday at 7:00 for ...

  • 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Location: Gainesville Hackerspace, 2803 NW 6th St, Gainesville, Florida 32609
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun
  • 9:30 am - 10:30 am
  • Location: Chick-fil-A, 3621 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, Florida 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Gamesville Tabletop D and D Kids Club

From 5pm to 7pm the tables are set up for Kids D&D, showing the younger generations the glory of the ...

  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: 4401 NW 25th Place, Suite G, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: $3
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Skate Station Tiny Tots

Ages 5 & 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 ...

St. Francis High School Souper Fun Sunday

Souper Fun Sunday is Gainesville’s premier soup tasting competition showcasing the area’s best soups from more than 30 local restaurants ...

  • 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
  • Location: St. Francis Catholic High School, 4100 NW 115th Terrace, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: Adults $15, Seniors/students $10, Children 5-10 $5
  • Website: souperfunsunday.com
  • Category: Family Fun