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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September 29

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.

Show events from all categories


Gold Coin Hunt at Bouncers

We missed too much this year, so Lucky the leprechaun came back to hide his coins! Bouncing from 9-noon. Coin ...

Drive Thru Food Giveaway

The Saint Matthew Baptist Church in partnership with The City of Alachua Recreation Department is hosting a drive thru food ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Saint Matthew Baptist Church of Alachua, FL 15712 NW 140th St, Alachua, FL 32615
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website:
  • Category: Other, Free

Play Tennis Gainesville Tiny Tots Clinic

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 or $30 for 3 classes
  • Website:
  • 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 ...

  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 1001 NW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: $15 per class | 1 day per week: $55 | 2 days per week: $95 | 3 days per week: $120
  • Website:
  • Category: Classes

Michaels Kids Club Online: Monster Pumpkin

Create a spooky monster themed pumpkin. RSVP for the class!

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 ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: 1001 NW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: $15 per class or $40 for 3 classes - online registration and payment required.
  • Website:
  • Category: Classes

Splitz Bowling Kids Club

Whether you are back to school in person or back to school online, take a break and come bowl with ...

UF Community Dentistry Clinic Free Dental Care for Kids

The UF Community Dentistry Clinic will be on site to provide free preventive and limited dental care for children ages ...

  • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Library Partnership
  • Cost: free
  • Category: Other, Free

Flip Factory Zone Mommy and Me

Bring your little one in and Jump for free with Mommy and Me, Wednesdays 2pm - 4pm.

  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: 7400 W. Newberry Rd,. Gainesville FL 32605
  • Cost: $13 (1 hr of jump and jungle gym) for 1 adult and one child 5 years and under.
  • Website:
  • 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 ...

  • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Location: 1001 NW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: $15 per class, $55 for 4 classes (1 per week), $85 for all 7 classes
  • Website:
  • Category: Classes