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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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January 26

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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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 - 10:00 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.alachuaaudubon.org
  • 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 four days a week ...

Cade Museum Afternoon Explorer Camp

This exciting mid-week opportunity is conveniently scheduled on Wednesday afternoons for early release students. This program gives elementary-aged students the ...

Barnyard Buddies at Morningside Nature Center

Morningside Nature Center has a farm, ee—i—ee—i—oh! On this farm, youngsters, with an adult, can meet and greet farm animals ...

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 ...

UF Health Childbirth and Newborn Education Class

The Childbirth and Newborn Education Class is intended to prepare expectant parents for labor, birth, the post-partum period, and caring ...

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 ...

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, ...

North Florida Regional Medical Center: Instructor Led VIRTUAL Newborn Care Class

This class covers feeding, bathing, diapering, health, comforting, and safety. It provides demonstration and will help to increase your confidence ...

Play Tennis Gainesville Teens Try Tennis

If you are a Highschool student age 14+ looking to learn tennis from scratch or a recreational player this is ...

Hoggetowne Medieval Faire Family Friday and School Day

Come experience the colorful culture of a medieval village at festival time! Students and teachers get a firsthand look at ...

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 ...

UF Health Shands Breastfeeding Support Group

We meet every Friday. Bring your breastfeeding babies, regardless of where you delivered and the child's age (siblings welcome too) ...

Play Tennis Gainesville Homeschool Tennis 4 Recess Classes

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

UF Junior Cheer Clinic

The University of Florida Cheerleaders will be holding their annual Junior Cheerleader Clinic. Ages: 5 years old - 8th Grade. ...

Newnan's Lake 15K

The Newnan's Lake 15k begins and ends at Earl P. Powers Park (boat ramp) on Newnan's Lake off Hawthorne Road. ...

  • 8:30 am - 10:30 am
  • Location: Earl P. Powers Boat Ramp, 5902 SE Hawthorne Rd, Gainesville, FL US 32641
  • Cost: $40-$60
  • Website: runsignup.com
  • Category: Races/Walks/Runs

Pine Tree Planting with Ashton Biological Preserve

In partnership with Ashton Biological Preserve, We Are Neutral is hoping to get 10,000 trees (and 8,000 butterfly plants) in ...

Leslie Tharpe Designs Blacksmith Workshop - Fire Tools - Poker and Tongs

Enjoy an action packed day by the forge with this hands-on Fire Set Workshop. Forge your own wild designs while ...

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 ...

Hoggetowne Medieval Faire

For three magical weekends, step back in time and cheer on jousting knights, wander through the medieval marketplace where hundreds ...

Leslie Tharpe Designs Blacksmith Workshop - Candie Bowl

Forge a candy bowl to surprise your trick-or-treaters with! This is a great intro to sheet metalworking class and yields ...

Hoggetowne Medieval Faire

For three magical weekends, step back in time and cheer on jousting knights, wander through the medieval marketplace where hundreds ...

Museum for Me Sensory-Friendly Event

Join us for a morning at the Museum for adults and children on the autism spectrum and their friends, families ...

Cade Museum Little Sparks Sunday Storytime

Bring your littles (ages 0-5) to hear our educators bring to life stories that are both fun and educational. Admission ...

Mayhem Ranch Farm Day

Come enjoy a fun filled day on our family farm during one of our upcoming farm days. Activities: Hayride to feed the ...

  • 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 17830 SE 40th St., Morriston, FL, 32668
  • Cost: $10 | Children under 2 FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Do Art Mommy and Me

Join us for a story at 10 and 11, then paint a piece of pottery to go with it! *Limited ...

Mayhem Ranch Farm Day

Come enjoy a fun filled day on our family farm during one of our upcoming farm days. Activities: Hayride to feed the ...

  • 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 17830 SE 40th St., Morriston, FL, 32668
  • Cost: $10 | Children under 2 FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun