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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.

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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Toys & More Novice Sunday for Beginners

RC Car Racing Track. Beginners race FREE!

Kulaqua River Ranch Water Park Community Sundays - CANCELLED

**CANCELLED FOR THE REST OF 2020** In an effort to support the families of our community, Camp Kulaqua opens the River ...

  • 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: River Ranch Water Park, 23400 NW 212 Ave, High Springs FL 32643
  • Cost: $12person | Children under 3 are free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Corks and Colors All Ages Cat

Perfect for kids or adults with any level of experience! Arrive at 12:15 to choose your seat. Only 10 spots ...

High Springs Playhouse: Anne of Green Gables

When aging brother and sister Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert send to the orphanage in Nova Scotia for a boy to ...

Gamesville Tabletop Beginners Dungeons and Dragons Sundays

Join us for Beginners D&D! 5 person max.

Gatorball Academy Monday Night Hitting Clinics

Monday Night Clinics: Players aged 8-14 are invited to attend. Improve Posture, Balance, Swing Mechanics, Mental Approach, Bat Speed

  • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Jonesville Park: 3401 NW 143rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $40/session
  • Website: gatorballtraining.com
  • Category: Classes

Help with the FAFSA Webinar

This webinar will assist students with completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The session will include a ...

Virtual Foster Parent Orientation with Camelot Community Care

Loving Homes-Loving Families Wanted. Orientation for Therapeutic Foster Parents on how to become a foster parent. Information and class dates ...

Gatorball Fall Tryouts

AGES 9-14 ‼️ All new and returning baseball players are invited to come tryout for Gatorball this fall. We want ...

Elite Baseball Tryouts

As we approach the beginning of school, we know things can get busy! Mark your calendars for Elite Baseball's Fall ...

UF Literacy Institute Teaching Reading Online Webinars

A six part webinar series for teachers, tutors, and parents

Virtual Storytime at the Santa Fe College Zoo

** We will post a virtual story time video around 10 a.m. on Wednesday for you to enjoy from home!** Join ...

Michaels Family Fun Online

Tune in to Michaels Facebook LIVE every Wednesday at 1pm for a fun family activity!

Huntington Learning Center Live Webinar

Huntington Learning Center offers a FREE webinar every week. Visit our Facebook page to find out what topic we're covering ...

Momentum Dance Arts Fall Dance Registration Event

​Despite the challenges of today’s world, we still want every child to be afforded the opportunity to take dance classes ...

Night Skate at the Cade Museum

Each Thursday, from July 9th through August 20th, the museum will host themed skate nights. Enjoy a thrilling summer skate ...

  • 5:15 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Location: The Cade Museum, 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: Advanced registration required. Cost is $5 for guests and $3 for Cade Members.
  • Website: www.cademuseum.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Florida Museum hosts free Creative B Trivia Night Online

Go behind-the-scenes and discover how cool it is to work in a museum! In partnership with the UF Creative B ...

Skate at the Cade Museum

Guests can register to skate during current museum hours, on Friday and Saturday from 12:00 – 4:00 pm (the last ...

  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: The Cade Museum, 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: Skating is free with regular admission
  • Website: www.cademuseum.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Corks and Colors: All Ages Funky Chicken

Perfect for kids or adults with any level of experience! Arrive at 12:15 to choose your seat and colors! Only ...

Momentum Dance Arts Fall Dance Registration Event

​Despite the challenges of today’s world, we still want every child to be afforded the opportunity to take dance classes ...

Archery Funtastic Fridays

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

Gainesville Live Free Friday Concerts

Announcing GAINESVILLE LIVE!, our new livestreaming concert series featuring solo stay-at-home performances from Free Fridays favorites and new friends! The ...

Community Outdoor Family Yoga with Melissa Baker

Give your family a space to have fun away from screens and other distractions, and instead to bond, breathe, and ...

Gatorball Fall Tryouts

AGES 15-18 ‼️ All new and returning baseball players are invited to come tryout for Gatorball this fall. We are ...

Sunshine State Babywearing Weekend Meeting

Sunshine State Babywearing, Inc. is a public charity whose mission is to provide babywearing education and support to caregivers in ...

Peacefield Farm Sanctuary Farm Tour and Welcome Home Party

Peacefield recently rescued 9 sheep and a mini donkey. They could not be sweeter and we can't wait to introduce ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Peacefield Farm Sanctuary: 2220 SW 146th St, Newberry, FL 32669
  • Cost: Suggested donation: $5
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Corks and Colors: All Ages Citrus

Perfect for kids or adults with any level of experience! Arrive at 12:15 to choose your seat and colors! Only ...

  • 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Location: 3415 W. University Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: $20-30
  • Website: www.corkscolors.com
  • Category: Classes

Gatorball Fall Tryouts

AGES 15-18 ‼️ All new and returning baseball players are invited to come tryout for Gatorball this fall. We are ...

Danscompany of Gainesville Auditions

Interested in becoming a member of the Danscompany of Gainesville? Company auditions will be held the weekend of August 15-16!. ...

Gamesville Tabletop Beginners Dungeons and Dragons Sundays

Join us for Beginners D&D! 5 person max.

Gatorball Academy Monday Night Hitting Clinics

Monday Night Clinics: Players aged 8-14 are invited to attend. Improve Posture, Balance, Swing Mechanics, Mental Approach, Bat Speed

  • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Jonesville Park: 3401 NW 143rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $40/session
  • Website: gatorballtraining.com
  • Category: Classes

Virtual Girl Scout Meeting: Animal Dance Party

Calling all girls in grades K–3: you’re invited to dance like your favorite animal on August 18 at our virtual ...

Virtual Girl Scouts Meetings: Bake Cookies

You’re invited! Girls and parents, come join Girl Scouts at one of our future virtual events to participate in STEM ...

UF Shands Newborn Care Class

The Newborn Care Class is intended to help you feel more comfortable and confident in your parenting role following your ...

UF Literacy Institute Teaching Reading Online Webinars

A six part webinar series for teachers, tutors, and parents

Michaels Family Fun Online

Tune in to Michaels Facebook LIVE every Wednesday at 1pm for a fun family activity!

Supporting Our Children During a Global Pandemic with Meridian Behavioral Healthcare

Supporting Our Children During a Global Pandemic: A Webinar Collection Focusing on the Mental Health Needs of Our Youth. Be ...

Huntington Learning Center Live Webinar

Huntington Learning Center offers a FREE webinar every week. Visit our Facebook page to find out what topic we're covering ...

Night Skate at the Cade Museum

Each Thursday, from July 9th through August 20th, the museum will host themed skate nights. Enjoy a thrilling summer skate ...

  • 5:15 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Location: The Cade Museum, 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: Advanced registration required. Cost is $5 for guests and $3 for Cade Members.
  • Website: www.cademuseum.org
  • Category: Family Fun

UF Literacy Institute Teaching Reading Online Webinars

A six part webinar series for teachers, tutors, and parents

Skate at the Cade Museum

Guests can register to skate during current museum hours, on Friday and Saturday from 12:00 – 4:00 pm (the last ...

  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: The Cade Museum, 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: Skating is free with regular admission
  • Website: www.cademuseum.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Archery Funtastic Fridays

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

Gainesville Live Free Friday Concerts

Announcing GAINESVILLE LIVE!, our new livestreaming concert series featuring solo stay-at-home performances from Free Fridays favorites and new friends! The ...

Skate Station Funworks Roller Skating Lessons

You are NEVER too young or old to Learn to Skate! Skaters learn the basic skills of forward and backward skating, ...

Skate at the Cade Museum

Guests can register to skate during current museum hours, on Friday and Saturday from 12:00 – 4:00 pm (the last ...

  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: The Cade Museum, 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: Skating is free with regular admission
  • Website: www.cademuseum.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Painting with a Twist: Shark Attack

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

Sunshine State Babywearing Newborn Wearing Workshop

Join us for a small group session where you will learn how to use a variety of carriers to confidently ...

Gamesville Tabletop Beginners Dungeons and Dragons Sundays

Join us for Beginners D&D! 5 person max.

Gatorball Academy Monday Night Hitting Clinics

Monday Night Clinics: Players aged 8-14 are invited to attend. Improve Posture, Balance, Swing Mechanics, Mental Approach, Bat Speed

  • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Jonesville Park: 3401 NW 143rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $40/session
  • Website: gatorballtraining.com
  • Category: Classes

Virtual Girl Scout Meeting: Build Your Own Robot Party

Join in the fun at our virtual Robot-Building Party! She’ll tap into her inventive side, and you’ll learn how Girl ...

Michaels Family Fun Online

Tune in to Michaels Facebook LIVE every Wednesday at 1pm for a fun family activity!

Huntington Learning Center Live Webinar

Huntington Learning Center offers a FREE webinar every week. Visit our Facebook page to find out what topic we're covering ...

Virtual Girl Scout Meeting: Build Your Own Robot Party

Join in the fun at our virtual Robot-Building Party. She’ll tap into her inventive side, and you’ll learn how Girl ...

Archery Funtastic Fridays

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

Gainesville Live Free Friday Concerts

Announcing GAINESVILLE LIVE!, our new livestreaming concert series featuring solo stay-at-home performances from Free Fridays favorites and new friends! The ...

Skate Station Funworks Roller Skating Lessons

You are NEVER too young or old to Learn to Skate! Skaters learn the basic skills of forward and backward skating, ...

Painting with a Twist: Pick Your Puppy

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

Gamesville Tabletop Magic The Gathering

Join us for Magic The Gathering! 12 person max.

M2 Battle Sports Newberry Open Play Saturdays

Open Play at 4pm and 7pm. Outdoor activities are a great option to stay safe and healthy during this time. M2Battlesports ...

Nutcracker Auditions

NUTCRACKER AUDITIONS! Sunday, August 30 at Pofahl Studios. 12:30-1:15 Age 7-8 with one year of ballet 1:30-2:15 Age 9-10 with ballet training 2:15-3:15 Age ...

  • 12:30 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Pofahl Studios, 1325 NW 2 Street Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: $25
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Auditions

Gamesville Tabletop Beginners Dungeons and Dragons Sundays

Join us for Beginners D&D! 5 person max.

Gamesville Tabletop Beginners Dungeons and Dragons Sundays

Join us for Beginners D&D! 5 person max.