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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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Nature Week at Little Orange Creek

Enjoy Little Orange Creek Nature Park & Preserve with your family and friends from May 1st-7th during Nature Week at ...

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 ...

Exceptional Student Education (ESE) Family Workshop: Executive Function: Guardianship Advocacy

*Appropriate for caregivers of ESE students in middle and high school who will require guardianship at 18 years of age. ...

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 ...

Nature Week at Little Orange Creek

Enjoy Little Orange Creek Nature Park & Preserve with your family and friends from May 1st-7th during Nature Week 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 ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

Roger's Farm U-Pick Sunflowers & Market for Mothers

Mother's Day is just around the corner! Come out to the farm on May 8th to spend the day spoiling ...

  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Roger's Farm, 3831 NW 156th Ave, Gainesville FL 32609
  • Cost: $5 per person, children 2 and under are free!
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

2nd Sunday Ranger Led Tour at Sweetwater Wetlands Park

Sweetwater Wetlands Park is hosting in-person, socially distant tours! Online pre-registration through Eventbrite is required. Only 10 spaces per tour ...

  • 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.facebook.com
  • Category: Informational & Tours

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 ...

Painting with a Twist: Look to the Stars

Recommended age is 6 and up to work independently on their canvas, but all children are welcome! Children under 12 ...

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 ...

NAMI Family Support Group

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

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 ...

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 ...

UF Health Breastfeeding Class

This two hour class is designed for couples who are at least 28 weeks pregnant and desire to breastfeed their ...

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 ...

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

Micanopy Color Run

Join us for a beautiful run, walk, or stroll through the Town of Micanopy, enjoying the fresh air, smiling faces ...

  • 8:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Micanopy Area Cooperative School, 802 NW Seminary Ave, Micanopy, FL
  • Cost: Donations accepted
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Races, Walks, 5Ks

Armed Forces Day Equine Obstacle Challenge

Annual Armed Forces Day Equine Obstacle Challenge is open to the public to come out and enjoy music, gret food, ...

Newberry Watermelon Festival

Come out to experience the Annual Newberry Watermelon Festival. We will have craft and food vendors as well as family ...

Junior Dragsters & Junior Street Race at Gainesville Raceway

This event is a Junior Dragsters & Junior Street ONLY race. It includes the three age groups for junior racing. This ...

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 ...

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 ...

Painting with a Twist: Spring Llama

Recommended age is 6 and up to work independently on their canvas, but all children are welcome! Children under 12 ...

Florida Museum hosts ‘Museum in the Parks: Herpetology’ at Paynes Prairie May 17

Learn about Florida’s reptiles and amphibians by exploring collections, hiking and participating in socially distanced activities with Florida Museum of ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

Coon Hollo Farm Sunflower Festival U-Pick

We invite you to join us for a day on the farm surrounded by stunning sunflowers, enjoy a wagon ride ...

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 ...

Coon Hollo Farm Sunflower Festival U-Pick

We invite you to join us for a day on the farm surrounded by stunning sunflowers, enjoy a wagon ride ...

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 ...

World Turtle Day at Oakmont

Come join us in celebrating World Turtle Day at Oakmont! Gopher tortoises are protected both federally and by the state ...

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 ...

Painting with a Twist: Colorful Dragonflies

Recommended age is 6 and up to work independently on their canvas, but all children are welcome! Children under 12 ...

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 ...

NAMI Family Support Group

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

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 ...

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

Coon Hollo Farm Sunflower Festival U-Pick

We invite you to join us for a day on the farm surrounded by stunning sunflowers, enjoy a wagon ride ...

Coon Hollo Farm Sunflower Festival U-Pick

We invite you to join us for a day on the farm surrounded by stunning sunflowers, enjoy a wagon ride ...

YMCA Healthy Kid's Day

Healthy Kids Day ® , is the YMCA's national initiative to improve families' health and well-being. We host this event ...

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 Sunflower Festival U-Pick

We invite you to join us for a day on the farm surrounded by stunning sunflowers, enjoy a wagon ride ...

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 ...