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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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July 11

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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Carson Springs Wildlife Safari Zoo Camp

Join us for Carson Springs Wildlife Conservation's Zoo Safari Camp 2020! Kids aged 6 and older can come be a ...

Saturday Storytime at 4th Ave Food Park

Come join us every Saturday in the 4th Ave Food Park at 10AM for Story Time! Relax outdoors and let ...

City of Archer Unity Walk

Come out to the City of Archer Unity Walk. On Saturday July 11 at 10:00 the walk will begin at ...

Kulaqua River Ranch Water Park Community Sundays

Please note that we are encouraging social distancing and keeping our capacity at 50%. In an effort to support the families ...

  • 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: River Ranch Water Park, 23400 NW 212 Ave, High Springs FL 32643
  • Cost: $13.25/person | Children under 3 are free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Corks and Colors: All Ages Pineapple

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

Painting with a Twist: Ice Princess Family Fun

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

Michaels Kids Club Online

Try our free online classes designed for your mini makers! RSVP for this FREE class. The first 1,000 participants to ...

Gamesville Tabletop Beginners Dungeons and Dragons Sundays

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

O2B Kids Daily Challenge

We will post a fun DAILY CHALLENGE activity for you to do at home. Your kids can earn a ...

Huntington Learning Center Reading Adventure

Join us for Storytime on Youtube! Monday K-3rd graders Wednesday 4-5th graders Friday 6th-8th graders. Join us at 1:00 PM Eastern.

Michaels Kids Club Online

Try our free online classes designed for your mini makers! RSVP for this FREE class. The first 1,000 participants to ...

O2B Kids Daily Challenge

We will post a fun DAILY CHALLENGE activity for you to do at home. Your kids can earn a ...

Michaels Kids Club Online

Try our free online classes designed for your mini makers! RSVP for this FREE class. The first 1,000 participants to ...

Virtual Girl Scouts Meetings

Join us on Tuesdays at 5:30pm for our virtual troop meetings. Any girl in grades K-12 is welcome to attend. ...

Virtual Foster Parent Orientation at Camelot Community Care

Orientation for Therapeutic Foster Parents on how to become a foster parent. Information and class dates will be given. Come ...

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 ...

O2B Kids Daily Challenge

We will post a fun DAILY CHALLENGE activity for you to do at home. Your kids can earn a ...

Step Up For Students Gardiner Scholarship Parent Workshop

This workshop will provide parents with information about how to qualify and apply for the Gardiner Scholarship for children with ...

Michaels Family Fun Online

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

Huntington Learning Center Reading Adventure

Join us for Storytime on Youtube! Monday K-3rd graders Wednesday 4-5th graders Friday 6th-8th graders. Join us at 1:00 PM Eastern.

Michaels Kids Club Online

Try our free online classes designed for your mini makers! RSVP for this FREE class. The first 1,000 participants to ...

O2B Kids Daily Challenge

We will post a fun DAILY CHALLENGE activity for you to do at home. Your kids can earn a ...

Michaels Kids Club Online

Try our free online classes designed for your mini makers! RSVP for this FREE class. The first 1,000 participants to ...

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 ...

Archery 3D Outdoor League

Whether you are an avid hunter, target shooter, or someone just looking for a way to keep your skills honed, ...

O2B Kids Daily Challenge

We will post a fun DAILY CHALLENGE activity for you to do at home. Your kids can earn a ...

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

Huntington Learning Center Reading Adventure

Join us for Storytime on Youtube! Monday K-3rd graders Wednesday 4-5th graders Friday 6th-8th graders. Join us at 1:00 PM Eastern.

Michaels Kids Club Online

Try our free online classes designed for your mini makers! RSVP for this FREE class. The first 1,000 participants to ...

CANCELED: UF/IFAS Family Fishing Days

CANCELED until further notice. Fishing for Success hosts monthly Family Fishing Days March through November that provide families the opportunity to ...

Carson Springs Wildlife Safari Zoo Camp

Join us for Carson Springs Wildlife Conservation's Zoo Safari Camp 2020! Kids aged 6 and older can come be a ...

Saturday Storytime at 4th Ave Food Park

Come join us every Saturday in the 4th Ave Food Park at 10AM for Story Time! Relax outdoors and let ...

Kulaqua River Ranch Water Park Community Sundays

Please note that we are encouraging social distancing and keeping our capacity at 50%. In an effort to support the families ...

  • 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: River Ranch Water Park, 23400 NW 212 Ave, High Springs FL 32643
  • Cost: $13.25/person | Children under 3 are free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Gamesville Tabletop Beginners Dungeons and Dragons Sundays

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

O2B Kids Daily Challenge

We will post a fun DAILY CHALLENGE activity for you to do at home. Your kids can earn a ...

Huntington Learning Center Reading Adventure

Join us for Storytime on Youtube! Monday K-3rd graders Wednesday 4-5th graders Friday 6th-8th graders. Join us at 1:00 PM Eastern.

O2B Kids Daily Challenge

We will post a fun DAILY CHALLENGE activity for you to do at home. Your kids can earn a ...

Virtual Girl Scouts Meetings

Join us on Tuesdays at 5:30pm for our virtual troop meetings. Any girl in grades K-12 is welcome to attend. ...

Virtual Girl Scouts Meetings

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

UF Shands Breastfeeding Class

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

The Hippodrome presents Souvenir: Virtual Event Opening Night

Miss seeing people at the theater? Join us for our Opening Night Party ONLINE! Come and have conversations with the ...

The Hippodrome presents Souvenir: Virtual Event

The Hippodrome Theatre is excited to launch it’s very first virtual production, Souvenir by Stephen Temperley, which will be pre-recorded ...

Just Between Friends Consignment Pre-Sale

See below for special shopping times for healthcare workers, educators, and foster parents. Get your FREE ADMISSSION pass online! Join us to ...

  • 2:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Easton-Newberry Sports Complex, 24880 Northwest 16 Avenue, Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: registration recommended due to occupancy
  • Website: www.gainesville.jbfsale.com
  • Category: Other

O2B Kids Daily Challenge

We will post a fun DAILY CHALLENGE activity for you to do at home. Your kids can earn a ...

Michaels Family Fun Online

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

Huntington Learning Center Reading Adventure

Join us for Storytime on Youtube! Monday K-3rd graders Wednesday 4-5th graders Friday 6th-8th graders. Join us at 1:00 PM Eastern.

The Hippodrome presents Souvenir: Virtual Event

The Hippodrome Theatre is excited to launch it’s very first virtual production, Souvenir by Stephen Temperley, which will be pre-recorded ...

Just Between Friends Consignment Sale

Get your FREE ADMISSSION pass online! Join us to shop 50-90% BELOW retail on everything for your family! We will have Spring/Summer ...

  • 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Easton-Newberry Sports Complex, 24880 Northwest 16 Avenue, Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: registration recommended due to occupancy
  • Website: www.gainesville.jbfsale.com
  • Category: Other

O2B Kids Daily Challenge

We will post a fun DAILY CHALLENGE activity for you to do at home. Your kids can earn a ...

GCM Food Fest

Come enjoy great food from over 50 of Gainesville's restaurants all in one location. Due to COVID-19, the event has ...

  • 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Celebration Pointe, Northwest Corner of I-75 And Archer Rd, Gainesville, Florida 32608
  • Cost: Free admission, $2 meal tickets
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

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

The Hippodrome presents Souvenir: Virtual Event

The Hippodrome Theatre is excited to launch it’s very first virtual production, Souvenir by Stephen Temperley, which will be pre-recorded ...

Just Between Friends Consignment Sale

Get your FREE ADMISSSION pass online! Join us to shop 50-90% BELOW retail on everything for your family! We will have Spring/Summer ...

  • 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Easton-Newberry Sports Complex, 24880 Northwest 16 Avenue, Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: registration recommended due to occupancy
  • Website: www.gainesville.jbfsale.com
  • Category: Other

O2B Kids Daily Challenge

We will post a fun DAILY CHALLENGE activity for you to do at home. Your kids can earn a ...

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

Huntington Learning Center Reading Adventure

Join us for Storytime on Youtube! Monday K-3rd graders Wednesday 4-5th graders Friday 6th-8th graders. Join us at 1:00 PM Eastern.

The Hippodrome presents Souvenir: Virtual Event

The Hippodrome Theatre is excited to launch it’s very first virtual production, Souvenir by Stephen Temperley, which will be pre-recorded ...

The Summer Cool Shoot

This will be a 30 arrow (ten ends) shoot in cool air conditioning. All competitors MUST sign a Newberry Sports ...

PAVE Back to School Rally

You and your children are invited to the Annual Back to School Rally! Backpacks for the first 3,000 kids in ...

Just Between Friends Consignment Sale

Get your FREE ADMISSSION pass online! Join us to shop 50-90% BELOW retail on everything for your family! We will have Spring/Summer ...

  • 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Easton-Newberry Sports Complex, 24880 Northwest 16 Avenue, Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: registration recommended due to occupancy
  • Website: www.gainesville.jbfsale.com
  • Category: Other

The Hippodrome presents Souvenir: Virtual Event

The Hippodrome Theatre is excited to launch it’s very first virtual production, Souvenir by Stephen Temperley, which will be pre-recorded ...

Just Between Friends Consignment Sale

Get your FREE ADMISSSION pass online! Join us to shop 50-90% BELOW retail on everything for your family! We will have Spring/Summer ...

  • 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Easton-Newberry Sports Complex, 24880 Northwest 16 Avenue, Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: registration recommended due to occupancy
  • Website: www.gainesville.jbfsale.com
  • Category: Other

Kulaqua River Ranch Water Park Community Sundays

Please note that we are encouraging social distancing and keeping our capacity at 50%. In an effort to support the families ...

  • 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: River Ranch Water Park, 23400 NW 212 Ave, High Springs FL 32643
  • Cost: $13.25/person | Children under 3 are free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Painting with a Twist: Mommy and Me Giraffes

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

Gamesville Tabletop Beginners Dungeons and Dragons Sundays

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

O2B Kids Daily Challenge

We will post a fun DAILY CHALLENGE activity for you to do at home. Your kids can earn a ...

Huntington Learning Center Reading Adventure

Join us for Storytime on Youtube! Monday K-3rd graders Wednesday 4-5th graders Friday 6th-8th graders. Join us at 1:00 PM Eastern.

O2B Kids Daily Challenge

We will post a fun DAILY CHALLENGE activity for you to do at home. Your kids can earn a ...

Cade Museum Spectrum Tuesday

Join us for a very special two hour visit to the Cade Museum! This visit is self-paced, with our guest ...

  • 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Cade Museum, 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, Fl 32601
  • Cost: Ages 0-4: Free Ages 5+: $5.00 per person Cade Museum Members are always free
  • Website: tockify.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Special Needs

Step Up For Students Hope Scholarship Parent Workshop

This workshop will provide parents with information about how to qualify and apply for the Hope Scholarship for students who ...

Virtual Girl Scouts Meetings

Join us on Tuesdays at 5:30pm for our virtual troop meetings. Any girl in grades K-12 is welcome to attend. ...

O2B Kids Daily Challenge

We will post a fun DAILY CHALLENGE activity for you to do at home. Your kids can earn a ...

Michaels Family Fun Online

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

Huntington Learning Center Reading Adventure

Join us for Storytime on Youtube! Monday K-3rd graders Wednesday 4-5th graders Friday 6th-8th graders. Join us at 1:00 PM Eastern.

O2B Kids Daily Challenge

We will post a fun DAILY CHALLENGE activity for you to do at home. Your kids can earn a ...

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 ...

Archery 3D Outdoor League

Whether you are an avid hunter, target shooter, or someone just looking for a way to keep your skills honed, ...

Step 317 Dance Dreams Mini Session

Bring your little dancer to the studio in their favorite leotard or costume for a dance mini session.

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: $29 session fee
  • Website: step317.com
  • Category: Family Fun

O2B Kids Daily Challenge

We will post a fun DAILY CHALLENGE activity for you to do at home. Your kids can earn a ...

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

Huntington Learning Center Reading Adventure

Join us for Storytime on Youtube! Monday K-3rd graders Wednesday 4-5th graders Friday 6th-8th graders. Join us at 1:00 PM Eastern.

Millhopper School of Witchcraft and Wizardry at Millhopper Library

Join the staff of the Millhopper School of Witchcraft and Wizardry (MSWW) for a Facebook Live event to kick off ...