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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 Folk Festival at Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center

The 71st annual Florida Folk Festival will be held Memorial Day weekend, May 26-28, 2023, at Stephen Foster Folk Culture ...

  • 9:00 am
  • Location: Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive, White Springs, FL 32096
  • Cost: Advance tickets: $35 per day or $70 for the weekend. Gate tickets: $40 per day or $80 for the weekend. Children ages of 6-16 admitted for the entire weekend $5. Children under 6 years of age are FREE.
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  • Category: Family Fun, Shows, Movies & Concerts

Rooterville Animal Sanctuary Self-Guided Tours

We're open for visitors on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 am til 2 pm, weather permitting. NO appointment is needed, ...

Newberry RC Park: Sunshine State Memorial Salute

Lance MacDnald race promotions presents the Sunshine State Memorial Salute at NewBerry RC Park. 3 days of instense outdoor 10th ...

Magic The Gathering Regional Championship Qualifier 1-Slot

Format: Pioneer Doors open: 10 AM Event Starts 12 PM Cap: 32 players Competitive REL Event - Deck Lists will be required Head Judge: Justin Rix ...

  • 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Stomping Grounds Game Center 501 NW 23rd Avenue, Suite F, Gainesville, Florida, 32609
  • Cost: Entry - $35 CASH
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  • Category: Other

Corks and Colors: All Ages Flamingo

Perfect for kids (ages 5+) or adults with any level of experience! Arrive at 12:15 to choose your seat and ...

Lead Fitness Community Memorial Day

Join us for our annual 'Memorial Day Murph' event! This year, we are opening it up to the community of ...

Speech4Kids Chatterbox Kids Playgroup

Chatterbox Kids is not your typical toddler playgroup! Our program is led by a speech-language pathologist incorporating evidence-based strategies to build ...

Flip Factory Zone Memorial Day

Let's celebrate Memorial Day and the first day of summer!

Amber Brooke Farms: Memorial Day at the Farm

There are only TWO weeks left of Florida blueberry season! With this being said, the weekend of May 28 will ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Amber Brooke Farms (formerly Red White and Blues Farm) 3250 NE 140th Ave, Williston, FL 32696
  • Cost: Free Admission for adults | Kids Fun Pass $10
  • Website:
  • Category: Family Fun, Holiday Events

Carson Springs Wildlife Conservation Foundation Memorial Day Weekend Tours

Outdoor Fun For All Ages, Big Cat Feedings, Baby Lemur Interactions, Over 100 Exotic And Rare Species Of Animals To ...

Kids Night At Miller's Ale House

Kids Eat Free With Every Adult Entrée Purchased

Fun 4 Gator Kids Playgroup Hollow Oaks Corn Maze

Join us for an exclusive Fun 4 Gator Kids field trip to Hollow Oaks Corn Maze. Get your camera ready ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 18005 NW 190th Ave High Springs, FL 32643
  • Cost: Sign Up Requested! $8 per person (ages 4 and up)
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  • Category: Family Fun

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 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 ...

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 ...

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).
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  • Category: Tours/Informational

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 ...

Dirty Bird Colors Matter Art and Sensory Class

This week we will explore the primary and secondary colors. Kids will learn color mixing through a variety of sensory ...

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 Storytime on the Green

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