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Gator Nationals

The Gatornationals is an annual National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) national drag racing event held each March at Gainesville Raceway ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Auto Plus Raceway: 11211 N County Road 225, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: See website for pricing, Kids 12 and under are FREE with paying adult to ALL raceway events!
  • Website: www.nhra.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Step 317 Spring Duckling Mini Session

Come experience a fun session with real baby ducklings held during March by appointment at our Gainesville studio.

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: $25 session fee
  • Website: step317.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Parkrun at Depot Park

Join us for Depot Park parkrun's free weekly 5k to run, jog, walk, or volunteer! If you have never participated ...

Equal Access 5K

The 22nd Annual Equal Access Clinic 5K Race will take place on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 8:00am at Southwest ...

  • 8:00 am 
  • Location: Southwest Recreation Center at Hull Rd and SW 34th St, University of Florida, Gainesville, Fl
  • Cost: $ 25 (kids) and $30 (adults) pre entry until March 15, Race day entry is $25 (kids) and $30 (adults).
  • Website: equalaccess5k.itsyourrace.com
  • Category: Races, Walks, 5Ks

Teen Driver Challenge

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

UF Health: Free Sports Physicals

The UF Health Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Institute will be providing Free Pre-Participation/Sports Physicals to all youth, high school, and ...

  • 8:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: UF Health Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, 2nd floor, 3450 Hull Road, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.ortho.ufl.edu
  • Category: Other, 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 ...

Bike Rodeo and Safety Fair

Join UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital, the University of Florida Police Department and several community partners to learn how to ...

India Fest and Health Fair

IndiaFest celebrates the rich heritage, traditions, diversity, and culture of India. The event is free and open to all. Health ...

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, crafts, movies, gaming, and ...

Can You Dig It?

Dig into geology and discover the Earth at your feet! Enjoy hands-on activities and watch demonstrations of volcanic eruptions. Explore ...

Carson Springs Wildlife Saturday Tours

Come out and visit the animals every Saturday! No reservations required!

Dillard's West End Kids Department Grand Opening

Take home a memory and find your perfect outfit! Enjoy a photo booth experience and kid-friendly refreshments while you shop the ...

Historic Haile Homestead Saturday Tours

The Historic Haile Homestead is unique in the Nation for its "Talking Walls."  For a reason lost to time, the Haile ...

Michaels Kids Club

Choose from two 30 minute projects designed for little makers. Let your kids explore their creativity every Saturday while you ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Michaels, 3644 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville FL 32608
  • Cost: $2 for ages 3 to 8, and $5 for ages 6 and up.
  • Website: www.michaels.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

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. For ...

  • 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

Sunshine State Babywearing Weekend Meeting

Sunshine State Babywearing, Inc. is a public charity whose mission is to provide babywearing education and support to caregivers in ...

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 ...

Chili Cook-off in Waldo

Looking for the Chili Champion of Waldo! Do you have the winning recipe? Come have some fun and prove your ...

  • 11:00 am 
  • Location: Waldo Community Center, 13550 NE 148th Ave, Waldo FL
  • Cost: $1 door entry fee
  • Category: Other

Grow Hub Spring Fair

Join us this spring for a family friendly event at our beautiful landscape nursery and gardens! Tour the nursery and ...

  • 11:00 am -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Grow Hub, 2900 NE 8th Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32641
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Headquarters Library Sensory Storytime

Join us for a special storytime created in cooperation with the Center for Autism Related Disorders (CARD) This storytime will ...

Mill Creek Farm Retirement Home for Horses

Bring a bag (or bags) of carrots to feed the horses on Saturdays! The Retirement Home for Horses provides lifetime ...

St. Patrick's Day Party at Lucky's Market

Dance, drink and feast with us as we celebrate St. Patrick's Day! At 1pm, we'll have an Irish dance performance by ...

Sun Country Splash Jam - Saturdays

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

Community Capoeira at Bo Diddley Plaza

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

Digital Families Community Expo

Free Digital Families Community Expo (Please RSVP for food and seating) What is the latest in digital interaction and what is ...

  • 12:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Gainesville High School Multi Purpose Room, 1900 NW 13th St, Gainesville, Florida 32609
  • Cost: free, RSVP
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Informational, Free

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 ...

Sun Country Back Handspring and Tuck Boot Camp

Come and join us to work with highly trained professionals to perfect your Back Handspring, Back Tucks, and Tumbling Skills. ...

  • 1:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Sun Country Sports Center, 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: $28 in advance for members, $30.25 advance non-members, or $42 at the door
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs, Classes

A Very Hungry Caterpillar's 50th Birthday Celebration at Books-A-Million

Join us for A Very Hungry Caterpillar's 50th Birthday Celebration Saturday, March 16th, 2-4pm at your local BooksAMillion store. Enjoy ...

  • 2:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Books A Million, 6111 W Newberry Rd, Gainesville, FL, 32605
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Wiles Family Fun Day

Join us for a fun-filled day of bounce houses, laser tag, games, petting zoo, food trucks, vendors, and more! It ...

  • 2:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Kimball Wiles Elementary School, 4601 SW 75th Street, Gainesville, Florida
  • Cost: wristband $10 in advance, $15 at the door
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Kika Silva Pla Planetarium Kids Matinee

The Kika Silva Pla Planetarium offers a kids matinee every Saturday. Check the website for updated schedule and show information.

  • 3:00 pm -  3:45 pm 
  • Location: 3000 NW 83rd Street, Building X, Room 129, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: Adults: $5 Seniors and kids 4-12: $4, Kids 3 and under are free
  • Website: www.sfcollege.edu
  • Category: Family Fun, Ongoing Programs

Michaels Family MAKE Week

Join us for a whole week of screen-free fun with a new S.T.E.A.M.-themed event each day — and it’s all ...

Alachua Car Show

Come out to downtown beautiful Downtown Alachua FL for the After the Gatornationals Alachua Car Show!! Cars from all over ...

Learn with JoAnn: Sewing Kids Comfy Pants

Skill Level 2 : Intermediate Kid Class Learn to follow a pattern, determine pattern size, sew a curved seam, add an ...

  • 5:30 pm -  7:30 pm 
  • Location: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft, 3202 SW 35th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: $45
  • Website: www.joann.com
  • Category: Classes

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 ...

Hillary Cowart the Magic Man at Conestogas

Join Hillary Cowart at Conestogas in Alachua every Friday and Saturday night for magic and balloons.

Buchholz Drama presents Evil Dead the Musical: Encore

Buchholz Drama is taking Evil Dead the Musical (High School Version) to the Florida Thespians State mainstage! In preparation, we'll ...

  • 7:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: Buchholz High School, 5510 NW 27th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $10 at door
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Saving Oz and the Emerald City

The Jordan Glen Players present an original musical theater production with live acting, singing, dancing, and musical accompaniment.

  • 7:00 pm 
  • Location: Eastside High School, 1201 SE 43rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32641
  • Cost: $10/Adult, $5/child
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Shows & Concerts

Full Moon River Paddle

Join our staff for a relaxing, moonlit canoe/kayak trip down the beautiful Santa Fe River. Embarking at 8pm, glide past ...

  • 8:00 pm 
  • Location: 21210 NW Hwy 441, High Springs FL
  • Cost: $55 for 1 or 2 people in a canoe or kayak. Single kayaks and paddle boards are $45. Children 12 and under are free.
  • Website: santaferiver.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Ongoing Programs