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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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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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Race to Hear presents Engineering for Kids

Come build your own wooden race car and learn pre-engineering skills using the concepts found in race cars and go-karts. ...

  • 1:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Millhopper Branch 3145 NW 43rd Street Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: racetohear.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Alachua Audubon Field Trip: Turkey Creek Preserve

Officially opened in 2021, this 376-acre preserve with 5 miles of trails gives us a chance to see many ecosystems. ...

Gatorville Collectorfest

Our 1st Gainesville area event...TOYS, COMICS, DIE-CAST, POPS & MORE! NEW VENDORS + NEW INVENTORY = LOTS OF COOL STUFF! Doors Open ...

  • 9:00 am
  • Location: Holiday Inn Gainesville-University Ctr 1250 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: Early Bird Entry: 9AM-10AM - $15 General Admission: (AFTER 10am) $10
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Fall Festival at Amber Brooke Farms (formerly Red White and Blues Farm)

Amber Brooke Farms in Williston is happy to welcome you to our 2nd Annual Fall Festival! Come and enjoy all ...

  • 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Amber Brooke Farms (formerly Red White and Blues Farm) 3250 NE 140th Ave, Williston, FL 32696
  • Cost: $15 (Kids 2 yrs & under – Free!) Fall Festival Season Pass for only $35/person. The season pass is good for one entry per person each day of our Fall Festival.
  • Website: amberbrookefarms.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

Play Tennis Gainesville Green Ball Clinic

The third stage of our youth tennis program is Green Ball. Ages include 12 and under. This stage is played ...

NAMI Family Support Group

NAMI Family Support Group - Meets Second and Fourth Monday of each month. This is for adults that have a family ...

Chalk the Walk at Depot Park

Chalk the Walk is a FREE program designed for children ages 2-5 (accompanied by an adult) to provide an opportunity ...

Smart Start at Zion: Music and Movement

Smart Start Fall Session Begins September 20, 2022 10 am Music and Movement 11 am Amigos

Alachua County Library: Baby Time at Headquarters Branch

Join us for a story time filled with rhymes, songs, bounces and more geared for babies and their caregivers. Babies will ...

Alachua County Library Storytime on the Green

Join us for outdoor stories and songs with library staff at Story Time on the Green four days a week ...

Sweetwater Wetlands Park Wednesday Bird Walks

Wednesday Bird Walks at the Wetlands are back! Join us every Wednesday at 8:30 am at the restroom pavilion between ...

  • 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: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Tours/Informational

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 ...

Kids Yoga: ABC Wellness at Stillpoint

September Schedule Week Yogis (ages 2-6) Wednesdays 7, 14, 21, 28 10 am- 11 am Kids Yoga (ages 7+) Thursdays 8, 15, 22, 29 4:30 pm- ...

Alachua County Library Story Time - High Springs Branch

Children and caregivers can read, laugh, and sing with us at our weekly story times: Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. Join us ...

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 on ...

Alachua County Library: Story Time at Hawthorne Branch

Join us for fun and interaction with art, music, stories and more!

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Headquarters Library

Join us to sing, dance, and make music during our Music and Movement program. Sing songs, dance and move, and play ...

Alachua County Library: Baby Time at Millhopper Branch

Join us for rhymes, songs, bounces and more geared for babies and their caregivers. This program will be held on ...

Alachua County Library Storytime on the Green

Join us for outdoor stories and songs with library staff at Story Time on the Green four days a week ...

Kids Yoga: ABC Wellness at Stillpoint

September Schedule Week Yogis (ages 2-6) Wednesdays 7, 14, 21, 28 10 am- 11 am Kids Yoga (ages 7+) Thursdays 8, 15, 22, 29 4:30 pm- ...

Sycamore Lane Fall Vintage Market

Our seasonal outdoor vintage market has over 50 vendors offering unique, affordable vintage goods from furniture and decor to arts ...

Sun Country Stay and Play 2.0

Sun Country is excited to announce Stay and Play 2.0! Every Friday morning you can end your week by enjoying ...

Play Tennis Gainesville Homeschool Tennis 4 Recess Clinic

The Tennis 4 Recess Clinic is a morning tennis opportunity designed for all players the ages 8+. We invite all ...

Fall Festival at Amber Brooke Farms (formerly Red White and Blues Farm)

Amber Brooke Farms in Williston is happy to welcome you to our 2nd Annual Fall Festival! Come and enjoy all ...

  • 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Amber Brooke Farms (formerly Red White and Blues Farm) 3250 NE 140th Ave, Williston, FL 32696
  • Cost: $15 (Kids 2 yrs & under – Free!) Fall Festival Season Pass for only $35/person. The season pass is good for one entry per person each day of our Fall Festival.
  • Website: amberbrookefarms.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Alachua County Library Archer Branch: Sensory Storytime

This storytime will introduce children to the library and rhythms of storytime in a gentle and enriching way. Accessible for ...