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Gainesville Family Events Calendar

The Fun 4 Gator Kids Calendar is the most comprehensive online family calendar in the Gainesville area. Please let us know if you are aware of an event that is not listed! Listings are FREE! Submit an Event

PLEASE NOTE: Events and programs are subject to last minute cancellations and changes. Before attending, please contact the business or event host to confirm that the event/program is still taking place, and to register or RSVP if required.


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February 22

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

Events and programs for kids with special needs

Races, Walks, 5Ks includes listings for all types of athletic competitions that kids can participate in - not just watch.

Tours, & informational presentations such as talks, seminars, and demonstrations.

Family friendly shows and concerts

 

Family friendly events and programs taking place at area libraries.

Casting calls and auditions for productions and performances or tryouts for all kinds of kids teams.

Other family-friendly events like mini-photo sessions consignment sales and other events that don't fit into another category

Sporting events and home games for local sports teams

One time classes, workshops, and clinics open to kids and families. 

Holiday events with themes focused on specific holidays like Halloween, Christmas, Easter, 4th of July, etc.

Events and pageants where kids or families compete to win a title or prize.

Ongoing Programs includes any family programs that occur on an ongoing basis such as every week or every month.

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Skate Station Funworks Tiny Tots Skate

Tiny Tots Skate held the 2nd & 4th Thursday of Each month Ages 6 and Under Only Admission includes roller skating, soft ...

Cade Museum Little Sparks- Thursdays

Little Sparks is a fun and interactive program that introduces littles (ages 0-5) to science concepts through music, dancing, crafting, ...

Alachua County Library Story Time - Newberry Branch

Read, laugh, and sing with us! Young children and their caregivers enjoy books, rhymes, and activities together.

Alachua County Library Story Time - Tower Road Branch

Read, laugh, and sing with us at the Tower Road Branch Children and caregivers can read, laugh, and sing at story ...

Alachua County Library Story Time - Alachua Branch

Join us at the Alachua Branch for Story Time! Story Time is back at the Alachua Branch every Thursday! Children and ...

NMRA Spring Break Shootout

NMRA blasts into '24 at Gainesville Raceway (Gainesville, FL) with the ultimate all-Ford party called the Spring Break Shootout! This ...

Sun Country Stay and Play

Every Friday morning you can end your week by enjoying free play with your child in a safe and fun ...

La Leche League State-wide Virtual Meeting

LLL Monthly Meetings 2024 Weekday Meeting - First Wednesday 9:30 a.m. One Love Cafe Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy Meeting - Third Tuesday 9:30 ...

Dirty Bird Art Co Red & Yellow Get Together Class

Welcome to the Sensory Studio. This week's theme is Red & Yellow Get Together! Process art areas and Sensory stations will ...

Gift Certificates and More 50% Off Day! Dickey's Barbecue Pit

Bring your appetite and come ready to enjoy some delicious BBQ at Dickey's Barbecue Pit on Friday, February 23rd at ...

  • 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Dickey's Barbecue Pit 209 NW 75th St, Gainesville, FL 32607-1609
  • Cost: See description for details
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Other

Depot Park parkrun

A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate – it's up to you! ...

NMRA Spring Break Shootout

NMRA blasts into '24 at Gainesville Raceway (Gainesville, FL) with the ultimate all-Ford party called the Spring Break Shootout! This ...

4-H State FITA Archery Match

In the State FITA Archery Match, archers will shoot a classic 1440 FITA round. This target archery competition will consist ...

CharlieHorse Sales Boot Camp

Riding, games and experience levels welcome! Weekend Boot Camps happening every month! All ages, all stages.

Aikido for Kids and Teens - FREE

Join us at Aikido of Gainesville, Inc. on Saturday for free Kids and Teens Aikido! Whats the catch? None, it's ...

NMRA Spring Break Shootout

NMRA blasts into '24 at Gainesville Raceway (Gainesville, FL) with the ultimate all-Ford party called the Spring Break Shootout! This ...

Strawberry Festival at Amber Brooke Farms

Join us for our 3rd Annual Strawberry Festival! Activities: Face Painting (no additional cost), Foam Cannon, Eating Contest, Candy Cannon, Strawberry ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Amber Brooke Farms (formerly Red White and Blues Farm) 3250 NE 140th Ave, Williston, FL 32696
  • Cost: $15 online (plus tax and processing fee) | $18 at the gate
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Live Oak Strawberry Fest

4th Annual Strawberry Fest – February 24 & 25, at Suwannee County Fairgrounds, Live Oak, Saturday & Sunday 10 am-5 ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Suwannee County Fairgrounds: 1302 11th St SW, Live Oak, FL 32064
  • Cost: Admission $7, Kids 2 & Under Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

UF Baseball vs. Columbia University

UF Baseball vs. Columbia University

  • 11:00 am
  • Location: Condron Family Ballpark, University of Florida, 2800 Citrus Rd, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: See website for pricing
  • Website: floridagators.com
  • Category: Sporting Events

Trinity's Day Spa Kidprenuer Pop Up Shop

Join us for a day of creativity and fun at the 4th Annual Kidpreneur Popup Shop! We're celebrating the young ...

Carson Springs Wildlife Walk or Ride Monday Morning Tours

Come and see the Cheetah Babies at Carson Springs. Check out our availability and book online! Experience a Zoologist guided tour ...

Alachua County Newberry Branch Monday Movies and More

Movies, board games, and snacks, oh my! There will even be a space to finish some homework. Monday afternoons from 3-5 ...

Alachua County Library Alachua Branch: Homework Help

In-person tutoring and homework help. Drop in for homework help with our volunteer tutors. Elementary, Middle, and High school students welcome. ...

Play Tennis Gainesville Red Ball Clinic

The first stage of our youth tennis program is Red Ball. Ages include 8 and under. In this stage, participants ...

Florida Museum of Natural History Tot Trot- Free Day!

Get your toddler excited about exploring the great outdoors! Join Discovery Zone nature ambassadors for a safe and interactive nature ...

Smart Start at Zion: Music and Movement

Winter Session: "Busy Bees, Mischievous Monkeys, and Me: What Do We Do All Day?" *No registration required: come when you can! ...

Alachua County Library Story Time - Millhopper Branch

It's Storytime! Interactive fun with books, stories, songs and other activities. Perfect for preschoolers and toddlers.

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Newberry Branch

Join us every Tuesday and bring your rhythm! Kids sing and dance while learning early language skills. This program uses singing, ...

UF Baseball vs. Bethune-Cookman

UF Baseball vs. Bethune-Cookman

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Condron Family Ballpark, University of Florida, 2800 Citrus Rd, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: See website for pricing
  • Website: floridagators.com
  • Category: Sporting Events

Sweetwater Wetlands Park Wednesday Bird Walks

Discover the rich diversity of birds at one of north central Florida’s premier birding hotspots during a 2-3-hour guided walking ...

  • 8:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Sweetwater Wetlands Park, 325 SW Williston Road, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: Free with park admission ($5/vehicle, $2 for pedestrians, vans and bikes).
  • Website: alachuaaudubon.org
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Sun Country Stay and Play

Starting January 10 we've added an additional Stay and Play class. Now you and your kiddo can come play Wednesdays, ...

O2BKids Homeschool Wednesday Program

Homeschool Wednesdays are back! The homeschool program is FREE to O2B Kids Family Members. They will enjoy meet-ups with other members ...

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Millhopper Branch

Join us to sing, dance, and make music at our Music and Movement program. This program will be held from ...

Alachua County Youth Fair and Livestock Show

The Alachua County Youth Fair & Livestock Show Association is a non-profit organization that conducts and operates public fairs and ...

  • 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Alachua County Agricultural & Equestrian Center: 23100 W Newberry Rd, Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.acyfls.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Cade Museum Little Sparks- Thursdays

Little Sparks is a fun and interactive program that introduces littles (ages 0-5) to science concepts through music, dancing, crafting, ...

Alachua County Library Story Time - Newberry Branch

Read, laugh, and sing with us! Young children and their caregivers enjoy books, rhymes, and activities together.

Alachua County Library Story Time - Tower Road Branch

Read, laugh, and sing with us at the Tower Road Branch Children and caregivers can read, laugh, and sing at story ...

Alachua County Library Story Time - Alachua Branch

Join us at the Alachua Branch for Story Time! Story Time is back at the Alachua Branch every Thursday! Children and ...