Gainesville

Free Fun

This page lists free programs and activities for kids in the Gainesville, Florida area.
Kids Gainesville: Free Fun - Fun 4 Gator Kids
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A. Quinn Jones Museum

The A. Quinn Jones Museum and Cultural Center features a permanent exhibit on the community leader a ...

1013 NW 7th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32601
Alachua Splash Park

A small splash park with water fountains, buckets that dump water, and sprinkler features.  Also fea ...

Open Season: April - September
14300 NW 146th Terrace, Alachua, FL, 32615
Bo Diddley Plaza

The beautiful renovated Bo Diddley Plaza is located in the heart of Historic Gainesville. Support l ...

111 E. University Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32601
Cellon Live Oak

The Cellon Live Oak was named for its former owner, Ralph W. Cellon, and now sits in Cellon Oak Park ...

4100 NW 169th Place, Gainesville, FL, 32653
Depot Park

Romp in the Playground: Climb, run, slide, spin and experience this exciting custom play area! Desi ...

201 SE Depot Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32601
Duck Pond at NFRMC

Visit the ducks (and turtles) and take a nice walk around the pond on the path. Adjacent to the Nort ...

6500 Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL, 32605
Florida Museum of Natural History

All the permanent exhibits are kid-friendly and many have hands-on features just for kids. Check the ...

3215 Hull Road, Gainesville, FL, 32611
Gainesville Rocks

ROCK ON Gainesville, FL!! We are borrowing the idea (with permission) of having a great fun commun ...

Gainesville Solar Walk

Spanning nearly a mile, you can see the entire solar system and even a few stars on the Gainesville ...

NW 8th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32605
Geocaching

Geocaching is a high-tech treasure hunting game played throughout the world by adventure seekers equ ...

Great Florida Birding Trail, The

The Great Florida Birding Trail (GFBT) is a program of the FWC. At its core is a network of 489 site ...

High Springs Historical Museum

The Museum is dedicated to preserving the history of High Springs as it was in the 1800s to 1900s er ...

120 NW 2nd Avenue, High Springs, FL, 32643
Lake Alice

Lake Alice is a signature feature of the University of Florida campus.   It is a proven sanctuary to ...

Lake Alice on Museum Road, Gainesville, FL, 32611
Letterboxing

Letterboxing is an intriguing pastime combining navigational skills and rubber stamp artistry in a c ...

Retirement Home for Horses at Mill Creek Farm

Retirement Home for Horses, Inc. at Mill Creek Farm is a not for profit 501(c)(3) equine sanctuary l ...

20307 NW C.R. 235A, Alachua, FL, 32615
Rockin' Alachua County

We gathered some friends and have painted just over 70 rocks and have hidden them in several parks a ...

Sweetwater Park

Located directly behind the Museum, the park is a joint effort of the Matheson Museum and the City o ...

513 E. University Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32601
UF Bat Barn and Bat House

The university built this 18-by-18-foot bat house in 1991 as a replacement home for bats living in c ...

North side of Museum Road between Village Drive and Radio Road across from Lake Alice, Gainesville, FL, 32611
UF NATL Nature Trails

The University of Florida Natural Area Teaching Laboratory (NATL) is dedicated to teaching students ...

SW 34th Street and Hull Road, Gainesville, FL, 32611
UF Physics Department Lobby

The Department of Physics Lobby Exhibits exhibits include a T-Rex Hologram, Parabolic Dishes, a Larg ...

B100 New Physics Building, Corner of Gale Lemerand Drive and Museum Road, Gainesville, FL, 32611
UUF Labyrinth

Next to the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, there is a labyrinth made of rocks. The labyrinth is ...

4225 NW 34th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32605