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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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February 19

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.

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 for productions and performances in need of kids under 18.

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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Wednesday Birding Walks at Sweetwater Wetlands Park

Discover the rich diversity of birds (and maybe some rarities!) at north-central Florida's newest birding hotspot in a 2-3-hour walking ...

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Flip Factory Zone Mommy and Me Playgroup

Come and play with your kids and fellow moms and dads of Alachua County for flipping good time at Flip ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 7400 W. Newberry Road, Gainesville Florida, 32605
  • Cost: $13 (1 hr of jump and jungle gym) for 1 adult and one child 5 years and under.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Ninja Jam Third Wednesday at Sun Country

Ninja Jam is the perfect option for your child if you don’t want to commit to regularly scheduled class or ...

Barnyard Buddies at Morningside Nature Center

Morningside Nature Center has a farm, ee—i—ee—i—oh! On this farm, youngsters, with an adult, can meet and greet farm animals ...

Toddlers Try It at CWH

Join us for our first session of Toddlers Try It at Comprehensive Women’s Health! This will be a more structured ...

  • 9:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Comprehensive Women's Health, 724 NW 43rd Street, Gainesville, Florida 32607
  • Cost: $15 per parent/child, $10 per additional sibling.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Classes

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Skate Station Tiny Tots

Ages 5 & Under can Bounce, Play, Skate, and Ride! Feel free to bring your own ride on toys and ...

Cade Museum Little Sparks Thursday Preschool Program

Join us on Thursdays for our Little Sparks preschool program for children 4 and under. Introduce your preschooler to STEAM ...

Kids Yoga and Signs

A whole new concept merging Yoga poses and American Sign Language in one playful class designed for children ages 2-6 ...

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Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, crafts, movies, gaming, and ...

UF Junior Cheer Clinic

REGISTRATION FULL Join the UF Cheerleaders for a Cheerleading camp! In addition to attending the cheer clinic and performing at the ...

  • 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Gators Indoor Practice Facility, 2100 SW 2nd Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32607
  • Cost: $47
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Sun Country Sports Center Gym Jam Fridays

Gym Jam is the perfect gymnastics option for your child if you don’t want to commit to regularly scheduled class ...

Heartwood Music Fest

A music festival featuring some of the very best musicians in the south east! A two-day event celebrating our 3 ...

Depot Park parkrun

All ages and abilities are welcome! Join us for Depot Park parkrun's free weekly 5k to run, jog, walk, or ...

World's Greatest Baby Shower at Westwood Middle School

Join us for the 16th annual Jesse "Sam" Butz's "World's Greatest Baby Shower," taking place Saturday, February 22, 2020 from ...

Aikido for Kids and Teens

Join us at Aikido of Gainesville, Inc. on Saturday for free Kids and Teens Aikido! Whats the catch? None, it's ...

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, crafts, movies, gaming, and ...

Zen Birding and Yoga

"Zen Birding” Free at Possum Creek Park led by Alachua Audubon Society, from 9 am to 10:30 am. • Participants participate in ...

Journey of a Naturalist at Paynes Prairie

Volunteer naturalist Don Mock will teach us about William Bartram's visit in 1774, flora and fauna of the prairie, and ...

  • 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park, 100 Savannah Blvd # 100, Micanopy, Florida 32667
  • Cost: $4-6/vehicle
  • Website: www.prairiefriends.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Storytime at Wesley UMC

Storytime in the Park returns on January 12th, but for January and February we will meet in the Children's Sunday ...

Historic Haile Homestead Sunday Tour

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

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, crafts, movies, gaming, and ...

Enriching Your World with Art

Monday art class for kids 5-15 Discover and create with the visual language of art! Explore different art media while ...

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, crafts, movies, gaming, and ...

Smart Start at Zion

We look forward to learning some new songs to sing, and jamming to the old ones of course too. Please join ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Zion Lutheran Church, 1700 NW 34th Street, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $4/family per class, suggested donation
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Classes

Mom's Village Support Group at Better Beginnings

Free support group during pregnancy and early parenting years. Little ones are welcome as well.

Meet Magic Mike at Bev's Burgers in High Springs

Magic Mike will visit your table with magic and balloons on Monday nights at Bev's Burgers. Fun for the whole ...

Baby-Wearing Barre Classes

Join us for our next 4-week baby-wearing series, Tuesdays, starting February 4th from 8:30 - 9:15 am. This is a ...

  • 8:30 am - 9:15 am
  • Location: AUXO Fitness, 4994 NW 39th Ave. Suite D, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $15/session or $50 for the series
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Mardi Gras Party at Bouncers

We're having a parade. Come be part of it. Candy, loud and fun. Need we say more? Make a mask ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 3401 NW 34 Street, Gainesville FL 32605
  • Cost: members free, non members $10 per child
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Gainesville Stroller Fitness

Come have a great workout every Tuesday and meet other Gainesville area Moms (and Dads too)!

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, crafts, movies, gaming, and ...

Smart Start at Zion

We look forward to learning some new songs to sing, and jamming to the old ones of course too. Please join ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Zion Lutheran Church, 1700 NW 34th Street, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $4/family per class, suggested donation
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Classes

Wednesday Birding Walks at Sweetwater Wetlands Park

Discover the rich diversity of birds (and maybe some rarities!) at north-central Florida's newest birding hotspot in a 2-3-hour walking ...

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, crafts, movies, gaming, and ...

La Leche Meeting at Millhopper Library

La Leche League of Gainesville will hold two meetings a month: -2nd Saturday of the month at 10am at the Tower ...

Flip Factory Zone Mommy and Me Playgroup

Come and play with your kids and fellow moms and dads of Alachua County for flipping good time at Flip ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 7400 W. Newberry Road, Gainesville Florida, 32605
  • Cost: $13 (1 hr of jump and jungle gym) for 1 adult and one child 5 years and under.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Help Me Help My Child at Tower Road Library

Appropriate for caregivers of children 0-10 years of age. This workshop is designed to help caregivers concerned about a developmental delay/learning ...

Oak Hall School's Early Childhood Learning Center Stay and Play

Oak Hall School invites families with children ages 2, 3, & 4 to visit our Early Childhood Learning Center. Meet our ...

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Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, crafts, movies, gaming, and ...

Skate Station Tiny Tots

Ages 5 & Under can Bounce, Play, Skate, and Ride! Feel free to bring your own ride on toys and ...

Cade Museum Little Sparks Thursday Preschool Program

Join us on Thursdays for our Little Sparks preschool program for children 4 and under. Introduce your preschooler to STEAM ...

Kids Yoga and Signs

A whole new concept merging Yoga poses and American Sign Language in one playful class designed for children ages 2-6 ...

Florida State Qualifiers at High Springs BMX

Watch racers from all over Florida qualify for the state finals! Join us for clinics, racing, balance bike practice and ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: High Springs BMX, 1050 NW 2nd St, High Springs FL
  • Cost: spectators free (mention Fun4Kids and get free parking)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Sporting Events

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Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, crafts, movies, gaming, and ...

Kids Quilted Doll Sleeping Bag at Joann Fabric

Skill Level 1 : Beginner Kid Class Learn how to make strips and sew together to form a quilt top, to ...

  • 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft, 3202 SW 35th Blvd Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: $17.50
  • Website: www.joann.com
  • Category: Classes

Oak Hall School's Annual International Festival

Take a trip around the world at Oak Hall School's annual International Festival. Come experience a variety of cultures through ...

Florida State Qualifiers at High Springs BMX

Watch racers from all over Florida qualify for the state finals! Join us for clinics, racing, balance bike practice and ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: High Springs BMX, 1050 NW 2nd St, High Springs FL
  • Cost: spectators free (mention Fun4Kids and get free parking)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Sporting Events

Depot Park parkrun

All ages and abilities are welcome! Join us for Depot Park parkrun's free weekly 5k to run, jog, walk, or ...

Bed Race to End Childhood Homelessness

This unique racing event features five-person teams pushing twin size beds on wheels down a 100-yard track. Awards will be ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Trinity United Methodist Church, 4000 NW 53rd Avenue , Gainesville FL
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Aikido for Kids and Teens

Join us at Aikido of Gainesville, Inc. on Saturday for free Kids and Teens Aikido! Whats the catch? None, it's ...

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, crafts, movies, gaming, and ...