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Wild Hog Canoe and Kayak Race

For Racers: Commonly referred to as the roughest, wildest, most challenging canoe race in America! The race takes place on Florida’s ...

Alachua County Library District: Ongoing Programs for Children

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

Fifth Avenue Arts Festival

The event features three days of performance and visual arts. Additionally, local businesses and organizations are invited to set up ...

National Parks: Free Admission

America's Best Idea - the national parks - is even better when it's free! Mark your calendar for these entrance fee-free* ...

Swamp Challenge

The Swamp Challenge features a return to Ben Hill Griffin Stadium at the University of Florida. Athletes will race through ...

Gator Clot Trot 5K and Fun Walk

We've moved the Gator Clot Trot 5K and Fun Run BACK to the spring! Join us to run a 3.1 mile ...

Girls on the Run 2017 Spring 5k

Who's ready for the Girls on the Run of Alachua County Spring 5k?? Thank you to our international partner, Gamma ...

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 ...

Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale

Largest Book Sale of its kind in Florida - More than 500,000 books, records, games, CDs, DVDs, audio, video, paintings, ...

  • 9:00 am -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: 430-B North Main Street, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Website: www.folacld.org
  • Category: Other

Alachua County Fire Rescue "Firefighter For A Day"

This is a community event focused on engaging the local community with the Alachua County Fire Rescue Department (ACFR). This ...

  • 10:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Loften High School, 3000 E. University Ave. Gainesville, FL 32641
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.alachuacounty.us
  • Category: Family Fun

Depot Park Gainesville Grinds Bootcamp

Join us every Saturday at 10am at Depot Park for Gainesville Grinds Bootcamp! This one hour workout is kick-butt and ...

Dudley Farm Historic Tour

Join us on a tour that will teach you about a way of life post Civil War to mid-1940’s. Discover ...

Florida Blueberry Festival

Come join us on the historic downtown streets of Brooksville to enjoy Fresh Florida Blueberries, Fresh Blueberry Pies, and Tasty ...

High Springs Pioneer Days Festival

Come join us for a day full of fun and entertainment for the whole family. Don’t miss the exciting “Pets ...

  • 10:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: James Paul Park, downtown High Springs, FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Michaels Kids Club

Let your kids explore their creativity every Saturday while you shop! Just $2 per child ages 3 and up. All ...

Skate Station Funworks Open Bounce Saturdays

Have fun all morning at Skate Station! Admission includes bounce houses, rock climbing and Kid's Adventure soft play area.

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $9 for ages 6-10 | $7 for ages 5 & under
  • Website: funworks.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

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 ...

March for Science

Come support the global movement for science and its vital role in our government by joining us on our march ...

Skeet Shoot Fundraiser

This 5th Annual Skeet Shoot Fundraiser is co-hosted by Nigel's Crew 4 Autism and Embrace Community Center, Inc. This is ...

  • 11:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: 7080 Airport Road, Starke FL 32091
  • Cost: $20 for a round of skeet & lunch. $5 for lunch only.
  • Category: Family Fun

Mill Creek Farm Retirement Home for Horses

Bring a bag (or bags) of carrots to feed the horses. The Retirement Home for Horses gives lifetime care to ...

  • 11:00 am -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: 20307 NW C.R. 235A, Alachua, FL 32615
  • Cost: free (bring a bag of carrots to feed the horses)
  • Website: millcreekfarm.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

O'Leno State Park Wildlife Encounters: Owls of North Florida

Join Sunrise Wildlife Rehabilitation at the Nature Center- a serene natural setting for a up close and personal interpretive program. ...

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: O'Leno State Park, 410 SE O'Leno Park Road, High Springs, Fl. 32643
  • Cost: $5/vehicle
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Capoeira Academy of Gainesville at Bo Diddley Plaza

Every Saturday, join us at BDP for a free Capoeira class! Capoeira is a type of Brazilian Martial Arts that ...

  • 11:30 am - 12:30 pm 
  • Location: Bo Diddley Plaza, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Mommy and Me Mini Barre Class and Hair Tinsel

Good habits start young! Bring your little ones for a mini barre class. There will be hair Tinsel by April ...

  • 12:00 pm -  1:15 pm 
  • Location: Barre Forte - Gainesville 4994 NW 39th Ave, Ste D, Gainesville, Florida 32606
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Skate Station Funworks Roller Skating Lessons

You are never too young or old to Learn to Skate! !Skate Station Funworks offers a skating lesson program on ...

  • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm 
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 320606
  • Cost: Free with paid admission ($9)
  • Website: www.funworks.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Toys R Us Geoffrey Fun Day and Raffle

On Saturday, April 22nd, we will be having a Geoffrey Fun Day & Raffle event from 12-2pm. We will have ...

UF Baseball vs. South Carolina

Enjoy a fun afternoon of baseball!

Capoeira Family Classes at Depot Park

Join us, parents and kids for a Family Class every Saturday on the open lawn!

Corks and Colors: All Ages Cupcake

Perfect for kids or adults with any level of experience! Canvas options are 12x16in ($20), 16x20in ($25) or 18x24in ($35).

  • 1:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: 3415 W University Ave Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: $20- $35
  • Website: www.corkscolors.com
  • Category: Classes

French Fun Food & Foreign Languages Saturday Club

Kids experience the French culture through music, games, food and more. They also learn the language with an age-appropriate ...

Michaels Tie Dye T-Shirts

It's tie-dye month at Michaels! You and your little makers can create matching tie-dye shirts in the classic bullseye pattern. ...

  • 1:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Michaels, 3644 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville FL 32608
  • Cost: cost of t-shirt
  • Website: www.michaels.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Painting with a Twist: Apple Tree

Ages 7 and up are welcome! Ages 7-12 MUST be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the class. ...

Petco Meet the Critters

Bring your kids and come Meet the Critters every Saturday from 1–3 pm. Discover scales, tails and a whole lot of ...

  • 1:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Petco, 6869 West Newberry Road Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Website: www.petco.com
  • Category: Family Fun

E.A.R.S. One Day Membership Tour for Kids

Come see Lions, Tigers, Bears, Monkeys and More! All animals are in locked enclosures and this is a slow moving ...

  • 1:45 pm -  3:15 pm 
  • Location: 2615 East Hwy 318, Citra FL 32113
  • Cost: $18.00 for ages 10 and over and $10.00 for ages -2-9 per person. WE accept cash and checks only.
  • Website: www.earsinc.net
  • Category: Informational

Corks and Colors: All Ages Flower Vase

Perfect for kids or adults with any level of experience. Canvas options are 12x16in ($20), 16x20in ($25), or 18x24in ($35).

  • 4:00 pm -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: 3415 W University Ave Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: $20-35
  • Website: www.corkscolors.com
  • Category: Classes

Original Gainesville Food Truck Rally

This local tradition, The Original Gainesville Food Truck Rally, is celebrating over 4 years as the first food truck rally ...

  • 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: 210 SW 2nd Ave, Ste A, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Allied Capoeira Academy-Warming Party

Join our Academy-Warming celebration! 5:30 p.m. Kids and Adults Roda 6:00 p.m. Party begins! Celebration will be pot-luck style with beverages available ...

  • 5:30 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: Allied Capoeira League Gainesville, 2020 NW 6th Street, Gainesville, Florida 32609
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

M2 Battle Sports Newberry Open Play

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

Earth Day Scavenger Hunt at Depot Park

Meet us at The Children's Play Area for some great kids Earth Day fun! The #depotparkrocks! scavenger hunt will begin ...

  • 6:00 pm -  6:30 pm 
  • Location: Depot Park 200 SE Depot Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Buchholz High School presents Monty Python's Spamalot

The Buchholz High School Players present Monty Python's Spamalot, a new musical lovingly ripped off from the motion picture, Monty ...

GHS presents Alice in Wonderland Jr.

Gainesville High School's Theatre Department presents Disney's Alice in Wonderland Jr! It will be a great show for kids and ...

  • 7:00 pm 
  • Location: Gainesville High School, 1900 NW 13th St., Gainesville, FL, 32609
  • Cost: $10/adult $7/student
  • Website: ghsonstage.com
  • Category: Shows & Concerts

Columbinus at ART

On April 20, 1999, two suicidal students walked into Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. What happened next is history. ...

M2 Battle Sports Newberry Open Play

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