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Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of ongoing programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, after-school crafts, Read ...

Bass Pro Shops Holiday Events

Get a Bass Pass! A Bass Pass is required and provides a time slot to see Santa, allowing you to explore ...

Sun Country Stay and Play

Get moving every Tuesday and Friday morning! Stay and Play helps children ages 5 years old and younger to develop ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: $11/member, $13.25 non-member, punchcards available, free for non-walkers, Free for members under the age of 2; and 1/2 price for non-members under the age of 2.
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Sensitive Santa at Lamp Post Therapy Center

Visit with Santa in a calm atmosphere with our elves who are sensitive to all kinds of special needs. Spend ...

Storytime at Depot Park

Alachua County Public Libraries presents Storytime @ Depot Park in the Pavilion Area. This event is free and open to the ...

Holiday Stop and Shop at Cornerstone Academy

Holiday shopping event featuring local entrepreneurs, gift raffles, face painting, and balloon animals.

  • 2:00 pm -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: Cornerstone Academy Auditorium, 1520 NW 34th Street, Gainesville, FL
  • Category: Holiday Events

PAWS to Read with Clyde the Wonder Dog in Melrose

Read to Clyde "The Wonder Dog" at the Melrose Public Library every Second Friday of the month! We're right behind ...

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center Festival of Lights

The 2017 Festival of Lights will flip the switch Friday December 1, 2017 and will be ablaze this holiday season ...

  • 4:30 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive, White Springs, FL 32096
  • Cost: Classic Festival of Lights: $3.00 per person. Children under 3 Free. Drive Through Only Nights: $2.00 per person.
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

Christmas Wonderland at Peanut Patch and Corn Maze

Come Join us for Christmas and photos with Santa. Bring your own chairs and watch a Christmas movie and some ...

  • 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: 8214 SW 89th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32608
  • Cost: Admission $10.00 Kids 3 and Under are Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Sun Country Splash Jam

Everyone is welcome to join us at Splash Jam for extra time in the pool! Splash Jam includes 30 minutes ...

  • 5:00 pm -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: Sun Country Sports 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: Member: $15.75 | Non-member: $19
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Haile Homestead by Candlelight

A rare opportunity to experience the 1856 original plantation house decorated for the holidays and stunningly illuminated by the glow ...

  • 6:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: Haile Homestead: 8500 Archer Road, Gainesville, Fl 32608
  • Cost: $7 in advance and $10 at the door | Under 12:FREE
  • Website: www.hailehomestead.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Express

The Christmas Express is a wonderful holiday event that runs on select nights in November and December. There is lots ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: 19630 NE 30th St. Williston, FL. 32696
  • Cost: Advance tickets: $10/person, Children 2 and under are Free, Combo ticket pass is $20 in advance
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

O2B Kids PNO

Join us for Parent Night Out! Parent Night Out (PNO) is an evening of fabulous activities for children from kindergarten through ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: 6680 W Newberry Rd, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: O2B Members: $10 | Non-Members: $15
  • Website: www.o2bkids.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Santa at Main Street Pie

Santa will be at Main Street Pie at 6pm.

A Christmas Celebration at Westside Baptist Church

The Gainesville Christmas Festival has become a family tradition for many. Everyone has their own favorite memory of The Gainesville ...

M2 Battle Sports Waldo Open Play

Join us for the ultimate game. M2 Battlesports is an outdoor tactical laser tag game. M2 Battlesports has weapons with ...

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

The Rock School Theatre Department presents a heartwarming holiday show entitled “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever”! It is the humorous ...

Skate Station Artic Adventure

Try to navigate the frozen tundra!

  • 7:30 pm - 11:59 pm 
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL32606
  • Cost: starts at $9
  • Website: funworks.com
  • Category: Family Fun

GI Holiday Jukebox at Gainesville Community Playhouse

Set during WWII, GI Holiday Jukebox features four fictitious Hollywood stars who have gathered a string of 1940s hits and ...

Hippodrome presents A Year with Frog and Toad

A whimsical musical that tells the tale of two best friends: the easy-going Frog and the curmudgeonly Toad. The story ...

It's a Wonderful Life at High Springs Playhouse

Frank Capra's beloved holiday classic is re-told in the golden age of 1940s radio, complete with a Foley artist using ...

M2 Battle Sports Waldo Open Play

Join us for the ultimate game. M2 Battlesports is an outdoor tactical laser tag game. M2 Battlesports has weapons with ...