Gainesville

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 18

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 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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Carson Springs Wildlife MLK Day Walking Tour

Great, outdoor fun for the whole family, guided by professional zoologists. Witness big cat feeding demonstrations. Tour allows you to ...

Flip Factory Zone MLK Day

Join us on MLK Day!

  • 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Location: 7400 W. Newberry Rd,. Gainesville FL 32605
  • Cost: See website for rates
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration in Alachua

Join us at the MLK Day event in Alachua FL. We will be providing kids activities for the event. It ...

Gamesville Tabletop Board Game Day

Open Tables for Board Game Players. 20 person max

Capoeira Tot Class

We always knew Capoeira was going to be part of our children's lives because we know from teaching kids how ...

Smart Start at Zion

Join us for an outdoor socially distanced class of Smart Start at Zion: Music & Movement Winter Session. Please review ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:50 am
  • Location: Zion Lutheran Church, 1700 NW 34th Street, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $3/child
  • Website: www.signupgenius.com
  • Category: Classes

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

Homeschool Tennis Classes with Play Tennis Gainesville

Looking for a fun and lifetime activity for your kids? Look no further… come out and enjoy the world’s number ...

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 ...

  • 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Joyce Oransky Tennis Center – Albert Ray Massey (Westside) Park 1004 NW 34th St Gainesville , FL 32605
  • Cost: $12 per class
  • Website: www.playtennisgainesville.com
  • Category: Classes

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 ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

Yellow Ball Clinic with Play Tennis Gainesville

The final stage of the youth progression pathway is Yellow Ball. Ages include 18 and under. The Yellow Ball participants ...

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

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 ...

Oak Hall Saturday Tours

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

Florida Museum’s ‘Survival of the Slowest’ Exhibit Opening Day

Slow and steady wins the race! Florida Museum of Natural History visitors can learn all about slower species and their ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 3215 Hull Road
  • Cost: Admission is $10 for adults, $9 for Florida residents and $7 for ages 3-17. Museum members and UF students with a valid Gator 1 card receive free admission.
  • Website: www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu
  • Category: Family Fun, Informational & Tours

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 ...

Sun Country Sports Center Splash Jam

Ages 3 and up are welcome to join us at Splash Jam for extra time in the pool! Splash Jam is ...

Historic Haile Homestead Tour

The Historic Haile Homestead is unique in the Nation for its "Talking Walls."  For a reason lost to time, the Haile ...

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: Rosie the Llama

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 ...

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

Capoeira Tot Class

We always knew Capoeira was going to be part of our children's lives because we know from teaching kids how ...

Homeschool Tennis Classes with Play Tennis Gainesville

Looking for a fun and lifetime activity for your kids? Look no further… come out and enjoy the world’s number ...

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 ...

  • 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Joyce Oransky Tennis Center – Albert Ray Massey (Westside) Park 1004 NW 34th St Gainesville , FL 32605
  • Cost: $12 per class
  • Website: www.playtennisgainesville.com
  • Category: Classes

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

  • 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Location: Depot Park, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: donation based
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

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 ...

Flip Factory Zone Extended Hours

Extended hours today only!

  • 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Location: 7400 W. Newberry Rd,. Gainesville FL 32605
  • Cost: See website for rates
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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

Gamesville Tabletop Magic The Gathering Friday Commander League

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

The Sunshine State Book Festival Online Event

Do you love to read? Or, maybe you want to read something new! Check out the Sunshine State Book Festival! ...

Historic Haile Homestead Tour

The Historic Haile Homestead is unique in the Nation for its "Talking Walls."  For a reason lost to time, the Haile ...

Sun Country Sports Center Splash Jam

Ages 3 and up are welcome to join us at Splash Jam for extra time in the pool! Splash Jam is ...

Hoggetowne at Home

Due to the continuance of the plaque, the King and Queen of Hoggetowne have sought out the talents of Merlin ...

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 ...

St. Francis High School Souper Fun Sunday

Souper Fun Sunday is, and always has been, Gainesville’s premier soup tasting competition! The 14th Annual event will feature "thinking ...

  • 1:00 pm
  • Location: St. Francis Catholic High School, 4100 NW 115th Terrace, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: Adults $15, Seniors/students $10, Children 5-10 $5
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Painting with a Twist: Rainbow Pets

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