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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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Florida Museum of Natural History Tot Trot

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

Are you planning your week? Stop by Zion on Tuesday at 10 am for music class under the live oak tree. This ...

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 ...

Alachua County Library Storytime on the Green

Join us for outdoor stories and songs with library staff at Story Time on the Green across Alachua County at ...

Alachua County Library Sensory Story Time - High Springs Branch

This storytime will introduce children to the library and rhythms of storytime in a gentle, fun, and enriching manner. Join us ...

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

Alachua County Library Storytime on the Green

Join us for outdoor stories and songs with library staff at Story Time on the Green across Alachua County at ...

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 am. 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 from ...

Alachua County Library: Music and Movement at Micanopy Branch

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

Stephen Foster Antique Tractor and Engine Show

Antique tractors and farming equipment reflecting 200 years of rural American history will be on display. Compete in the tractor pulls ...

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive, White Springs, FL 32096
  • Cost: $5 per vehicle (2-8 people) | $4 single-occupant vehicle | $2 pedestrians, bicyclists, extra passengers, passengers in vehicle with holder of Annual Individual Entrance Pass.
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Tours/Informational

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 - 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 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 ...

Pepsi Florida Relays Track and Field

2023 Pepsi Florida Relays Track and Field. Tickets can be purchased at the event.

  • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: James G. Pressly Stadium at Percy Beard Track 325 Woodlawn Dr, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: Single Day Ticket: $7 Adult, $6 Children | 2 Day Ticket: $12 Adult, $10 Children | Students Free
  • Website: floridagators.com
  • Category: Sporting Events

Stephen Foster Antique Tractor and Engine Show

Antique tractors and farming equipment reflecting 200 years of rural American history will be on display. Compete in the tractor pulls ...

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive, White Springs, FL 32096
  • Cost: $5 per vehicle (2-8 people) | $4 single-occupant vehicle | $2 pedestrians, bicyclists, extra passengers, passengers in vehicle with holder of Annual Individual Entrance Pass.
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Tours/Informational

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 ...

La Leche League Breastfeeding Support Play Date

La Leche League of Gainesville, FL Monthly Play Date will be held the last Friday of the month at 10:30 ...

McIntosh Seedlings Plant Show and Sale

The 18th Annual Garden Show and Plant Sale is Friday, March 31 from 1 pm-4 pm and Saturday, April 1 ...