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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November 27

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.

Show events from all categories


Leslie Tharpe Designs Blacksmith Workshop - Adventure Knife (2 day workshop)

Saturday 9 am-5 pm (with a lunch break) and Sunday 9 am-noon On day one we dive into the forging of ...

UF Craft Festival

The Stephen C. O'Connell Center is excited to host the Craft Festival on Saturday, November 26th from 10 am - ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: UF O'Connell Center, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: General Public: $6.00 at the door, $5.00 with coupon, Children 13 & under FREE, Military with ID FREE | UF Students: $4.00 at the door, $3.00 with coupon
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  • Category: Holiday Events, Other

Historic Haile Homestead Tour

Come visit the Historic Haile Homestead! Learn about the history of the 1856 Homestead, the enslaved people who lived and ...

Gainesville Frisbee

Interested in tossing the frisbee or playing a super low-key game of Ultimate Frisbee? Join us at The One Love ...

High Springs Museum Open Day

The Museum is dedicated to preserving the history of High Springs as it was in the 1800s to 1900s era. ...

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 ...

Premier Moms Parent Appreciation Night

Moms/Parents - You’re Invited We recognize how hard you work daily to provide love, care, resources etc. for your family. Therefore, we ...

NAMI Family Support Group

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

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: 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 ...

Alachua County Library Story Time - Millhopper Branch

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

Cone Park Branch Library Science Club

The Cone Park Library Resource Center hosts a Science Club for kids and families. The club helps kids engage in ...

UF Women's Basketball vs Prairie View A&M University

Come out and support your Gators Women's Basketball team as they take on Prairie View A&M University!

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Exactech Arena at UF Stephen C. O'Connell Center, 250 Gale Lemerand Dr, Gainesville, Florida 32611
  • Cost: $2 Youth Single Ticket (12 & Under), $5 Adult Single Ticket
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  • Category: Sporting Events

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

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

Classes will continue through October, November (excluding the week of Thanksgiving) December (last class will be December 15) Schedule Week Yogis (ages ...

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 ...