Holiday Events

This page lists Holiday events for families in the Gainesville, Florida area.
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Butler Town Center:  Christmas at Butler

Be merry and celebrate with holidays at our Christmas at Butler Event. Christmas at Butler will feat ...

December 10th, 2021
Hours: 4-7pm
3217 SW 35th Blvd, Gainesville, FL
Chiefland Christmas Festival

Join us in Chiefland for the Rudolph Run, Christmas Festival, and Parade! Pictures with Santa, tree ...

December 11th, 2021
Hours: 8am-9pm
free, donations for parking
Christmas in the Quarry at Cedar Lakes Woods and Gardens

Join us for our 3rd Annual CHRISTMAS IN THE QUARRY: Cedar Lakes Christmas Light Show. From 5:30 PM t ...

December 11th, 12th, 18th, 19th, 22nd, and 23rd, 2021
Hours: 5:30-8:00pm
Adults: $10.00 Children (6-13): $5.00 Children under 6:...
4990 NE 180th Ave, Williston, FL, 32696
City of Alachua Christmas Tree Lighting

Join us for this Alachua holiday tradition - our annual Christmas Tree Lighting event. Have your pic ...

December 3rd, 2021
Hours: 6-8pm
Main Street, Alachua, FL, 32615
CountryWay Town Square - Christmas on the Square -

Family fun event full of Christmas music, Santa Clause, bounce houses, Christmas crafts, food, bever ...

December18th, 2021
Hours: 5pm
Downtown, Newberry, Florida
Felasco Family Winter Fest

Fun activities for the kids, food trucks, fire trucks, bounce houses, face painting, Santa and moreā€¦ ...

December 5th, 2021
Hours: 1-4pm
FREE entry
13900 Tech City Circle, Alachua, FL, 32615
Haile Village Center - Light The Village

It's been since 2019 since this event so we're very excited it's back. We hope you'll join us for a ...

December 3rd, 2021
Hours: 5-9pm
Haile Village Center, Gainesville, Florida, 32608
High Springs Lions Club Candyland Christmas

Kids ride on Santa's Express through the Candyland Christmas Lights. Visit with Santa and his sleigh ...

December 9th,10th,11th, 16th, and 17th
Hours: 6-9pm
FREE (Donations accepted)
26900 W US Highway 27, High Springs, FL, 32643
Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Train

The Annual Christmas Express is Florida's Christmas train! The Christmas Train is so much more than ...

Select Dates: November 26th - December 26th, 2021
Hours: 6-10PM
19630 NE 30th Street, Williston, FL, 32696
Light Up the Night

Come join us for Light Up The Night, a Toys for Tots Food Truck event! Please bring a new unwrapped ...

December 12th, 2021
Hours: 3-7pm
5020 Northwest 23rd Avenue, Gainesville, FL
Light Up Tioga

Come join us for Light Up Tioga, our annual Tree Lighting and Holiday Festival! There will be lots o ...

November 28th, 2021
Hours: 4-8pm
13085 SW 1st Lane, Newberry, FL
Mayhem Ranch Winter Festival

Santa and live reindeer, Christmas trees, lighted hayride, Santa's workshops, reindeer train, live n ...

December 4th-19th Sat/Sun plus Dec 21-23rd
Hours: 5-10pm
$15 | Children under 2 FREE
17830 SE 40th St., Morriston, FL, 32668
Micanopy Hayride Caroling

Join us for a caroling hayride through Micanopy. We will meet at 5pm at Micanopy Christian Fellowshi ...

December 19th, 2021
Hours: 5-8pm
Micanopy Christian Fellowship: 4909 SE 165 Ave,, Micanopy, FL, 32667
Paynes Prairie Holidays on the Prairie

Join us in celebrating the holidays with festive activities inspired by those who lived on the prair ...

December 11th, 2021
Hours: 4-7pm
Free with paid park admission
Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park, Micanopy, FL, 32667
St. Phillips Lodge #55 Christmas Toy Drive

Food, drinks, music, entertainment. Kids must be present to receive toys.

December 18th, 2021
Hours: 11am-2pm
13975 SW 174th St., Archer, FL, 32618
Thomas Center Gardens Holiday Lights

A magical holiday treat awaits at Holiday Lights in the Thomas Center Gardens, a special event on De ...

December 4th, 2021
Hours: 6-8pm
Free entry. Carriage Rides $5/person
302 NE 6th Ave, Gainesville, FL, 32601