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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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Disney Music Party at Defy Gainesville

Come join us and get some energy out while listening to your favorite Disney songs :)

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Defy Gainesville: 6250 NW 23rd St., Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Website: defy.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Mommy and Me Yoga at Gainesville Circus Center

Designed for pre-crawlers & crawlers 3-9 mo. Reservations required and spaces are limited.

Homeschool Tennis 4 Recess Classes with Play Tennis Gainesville

Register Today! Online pre-registration required. The Tennis 4 Recess Clinic is a morning tennis opportunity designed for all players the ...

Tiny Tots Clinic with Play Tennis Gainesville

The Tiny Tots 30min clinic is for ages 3 to 5, and is a wonderful first step to introducing your ...

Orange Ball Clinic with Play Tennis Gainesville

The second stage of our youth tennis program is Orange Ball. Ages include 10 and under. This is the first ...

MP Health Mommy and Me Class

Who needs a barbell when you have a baby? Butler Plaza Mommy and Me class Wednesday’s at 10am starts this ...

Disney Music Party at Defy Gainesville

Come join us and get some energy out while listening to your favorite Disney songs :)

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Defy Gainesville: 6250 NW 23rd St., Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Website: defy.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Gamesville Tabletop D&D Night

4 Groups per 3hr time slot. Must reserve table and time slot before hand

Cade Museum Afternoon Explorer Camp

We're excited to launch Afternoon Explorer Camp each Wednesday from 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm. Register for this exciting mid-week ...

Barnyard Buddies at Morningside Nature Center

Barnyard Buddies is back! Our weekly program where youngsters, with an adult, can meet and greet farm animals by helping ...

Journey to Juneteenth Kickoff

Reading of Juneteenth proclamation and raising of Juneteenth flag at City Hall.

Equestrians Unlimited Tiny Tots Group

This program is specifically for our littles! Toddlers/Preschoolers! Come grab a pony ride and a craft just for you! Parents ...

Disney Music Party at Defy Gainesville

Come join us and get some energy out while listening to your favorite Disney songs :)

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Defy Gainesville: 6250 NW 23rd St., Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Website: defy.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Teens Try Tennis with Play Tennis Gainesville

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

Capoeira Massape Outdoor Classes

Socially-distant outdoor Capoeira classes at Depot Park, these classes are donation based and all levels are welcome, no uniform or ...

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 ...

Equestrians Unlimited Open Homeschool Group

Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy learning, fun and a pony ride/mini lesson while enjoying the outdoors! 2020/2021 Event Dates for ...

Disney Music Party at Defy Gainesville

Come join us and get some energy out while listening to your favorite Disney songs :)

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Defy Gainesville: 6250 NW 23rd St., Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Website: defy.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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) ...

NAMI Gainesville Walk and Mental Health Awareness Festival

Live music, entertainment, and events for youth and adults. You can come for the fun and/or to show your support ...

Oak Hall Saturday Tours

We are excited to welcome prospective families to our campus for Saturday tours starting in January. The Admission Team looks ...

City of Archer Splash Park Grand Opening

Join City of Archer at the grand opening of the new splash park at Wilson Robinson Park. Free hot dogs, ...

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Wilson Robinson Park: 13975 SW 174th St; Archer, FL 32618
  • Cost: Free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

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 ...

Coon Hollo Farm Spring Festival

Do you remember the first time you ever competed in a old fashion sack race... if not....then come make some ...

  • 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Location: 22480 N Hwy 441, Micanopy FL 32667
  • Cost: $5/person. under 3 are FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Rooterville Animal Sanctuary Self-Guided Tours

At the gate, please take a map of the Sanctuary. On the back, the map includes some highlights of Rooterville ...

Oakmont World Turtle Day

Come join us in celebrating World Turtle Day at Oakmont! Visit OakmontFl.com/WorldTurtleDay for more information Gopher tortoises are protected both federally and ...

Cade Museum's 3rd Birthday Celebration

The Cade Museum is celebrating it's 3rd Birthday! All weekend long, join us for these exciting activities: - Explore our new exhibit- ...

  • 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Cade Museum for Creativity & Invention 811 S Main St, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: Included free with paid admission to museum
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Cade Museum Little Sparks Storytime

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

Disney Music Party at Defy Gainesville

Come join us and get some energy out while listening to your favorite Disney songs :)

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Defy Gainesville: 6250 NW 23rd St., Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Website: defy.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Gamesville Tabletop Board Game Day

Open Tables for Board Game Players. 20 person max

Red Ball Clinic with Play Tennis Gainesville

The first stage of our youth tennis program is Red Ball. Ages include 8 and under. In this stage, participants ...

Green Ball Clinic with Play Tennis Gainesville

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

Disney Music Party at Defy Gainesville

Come join us and get some energy out while listening to your favorite Disney songs :)

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Defy Gainesville: 6250 NW 23rd St., Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Website: defy.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Mommy and Me Yoga at Gainesville Circus Center

Designed for pre-crawlers & crawlers 3-9 mo. Reservations required and spaces are limited.

Homeschool Tennis 4 Recess Classes with Play Tennis Gainesville

Register Today! Online pre-registration required. The Tennis 4 Recess Clinic is a morning tennis opportunity designed for all players the ...

Tiny Tots Clinic with Play Tennis Gainesville

The Tiny Tots 30min clinic is for ages 3 to 5, and is a wonderful first step to introducing your ...

Cade Museum Maker Night & Junior Inventor Night

Junior Inventor Night - Children need encouragement and space to expand their understanding of the world and become problem solvers. ...

MP Health Mommy and Me Class

Who needs a barbell when you have a baby? Butler Plaza Mommy and Me class Wednesday’s at 10am starts this ...

Disney Music Party at Defy Gainesville

Come join us and get some energy out while listening to your favorite Disney songs :)

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Defy Gainesville: 6250 NW 23rd St., Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Website: defy.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Gamesville Tabletop D&D Night

4 Groups per 3hr time slot. Must reserve table and time slot before hand

Cade Museum Afternoon Explorer Camp

We're excited to launch Afternoon Explorer Camp each Wednesday from 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm. Register for this exciting mid-week ...

Barnyard Buddies at Morningside Nature Center

Barnyard Buddies is back! Our weekly program where youngsters, with an adult, can meet and greet farm animals by helping ...

Disney Music Party at Defy Gainesville

Come join us and get some energy out while listening to your favorite Disney songs :)

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Defy Gainesville: 6250 NW 23rd St., Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Website: defy.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Teens Try Tennis with Play Tennis Gainesville

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

Capoeira Massape Outdoor Classes

Socially-distant outdoor Capoeira classes at Depot Park, these classes are donation based and all levels are welcome, no uniform or ...

The Hipp Pop Up Series

Come celebrate live performances with the Hippodrome all summer long! The Hipp Pop Up Series, a traveling show featuring professional ...

Buchholz High School presents Bkyln the Musical

BKLYN The Musical is a story within a story. On the outside you have a troupe of street performers who ...

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 ...

Disney Music Party at Defy Gainesville

Come join us and get some energy out while listening to your favorite Disney songs :)

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Defy Gainesville: 6250 NW 23rd St., Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Website: defy.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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) ...

Gamesville Tabletop Magic The Gathering Friday Commander League

Join us for Magic The Gathering! 20 people max per night

Archery Funtastic Fridays

Join us every Friday for the most fun you can have with a bow. Bring a friend and see who ...

Coon Hollo Farm Spring Festival

Do you remember the first time you ever competed in a old fashion sack race... if not....then come make some ...

  • 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Location: 22480 N Hwy 441, Micanopy FL 32667
  • Cost: $5/person. under 3 are FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

Rooterville Animal Sanctuary Self-Guided Tours

At the gate, please take a map of the Sanctuary. On the back, the map includes some highlights of Rooterville ...

Coon Hollo Farm Spring Festival

Do you remember the first time you ever competed in a old fashion sack race... if not....then come make some ...

  • 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Location: 22480 N Hwy 441, Micanopy FL 32667
  • Cost: $5/person. under 3 are FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Rooterville Animal Sanctuary Self-Guided Tours

At the gate, please take a map of the Sanctuary. On the back, the map includes some highlights of Rooterville ...

Kulaqua River Ranch Water Park Community Sundays

In an effort to support the families of our community, Camp Kulaqua opens the River Ranch during specific Sundays during ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Location: River Ranch Water Park, 23400 NW 212 Ave, High Springs FL 32643
  • Cost: Admission: $14 per person ➡️Children 3 years and under: FREE
  • Website: www.kulaqua.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Cade Museum Little Sparks Storytime

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

Disney Music Party at Defy Gainesville

Come join us and get some energy out while listening to your favorite Disney songs :)

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Defy Gainesville: 6250 NW 23rd St., Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Website: defy.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Kulaqua River Ranch Water Park Community Sundays

In an effort to support the families of our community, Camp Kulaqua opens the River Ranch during specific days during ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Location: River Ranch Water Park, 23400 NW 212 Ave, High Springs FL 32643
  • Cost: Admission: $14 per person ➡️Children 3 years and under: FREE
  • Website: www.kulaqua.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Gamesville Tabletop Board Game Day

Open Tables for Board Game Players. 20 person max

Cade Museum Little Sparks Storytime

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