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4-H Maker Day Camp

The UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office is pleased to announce the following 4-H Program for October 18, 2019. This program ...

  • 9:00 am -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office, 2800 NE 39th Ave Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: $25
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Classes

Developmental Playgroup with LCS

Join us on Friday mornings for a fun-filled and educational playgroup led by an Occupational Therapist! Toddlers and preschoolers will ...

  • 9:00 am - 10:00 am 
  • Location: LCS Integrative Counseling and Consulting, 4703 NW 53rd Ave Suite A-2, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: $10/child. Sibling discounts available. ( 5 sessions for $40)
  • Website: www.otgainesville.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Free Halloween Costume Parade at Bouncers

Free Halloween Parade. some carnival games. Prizes to top 3 winners. Bouncing 9-noon. Spooky savings $7 per child. Parade starts ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Bouncers: 3401 NW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: Free parade! (Bouncing is free for members, or $7/child
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Just Between Friends Consignment Sale

Join us to shop 50-90% BELOW retail on everything for your family! We will have "Florida Weather" Fall/Winter clothing, baby equipment, ...

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

O'Leno State Park Alligator Warrior Festival

Alligator Warrior Festival is an annual non-profit event, in memory of the years between 1800 and 1859, when Lake City ...

  • 9:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: O'Leno State Park, 410 SE O'Leno Park Road, High Springs, Florida 32643
  • Cost: Park entrance is $5/vehicle (2-8 people)
  • Website: alligatorfest.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Rooterville Animal Sanctuary Self-Guided Tours

Rooterville is open to the public for self-guided tours every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 9 am - 3 pm. ...

  • 9:00 am -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: 5579 Darwood Street Melrose, Florida 32666
  • Cost: Tours are free. The recommended donation for your visit is only $10 per person, or $30 per family of four.
  • Website: www.rooterville.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Informational, Free

Sun Country Stay and Play

Get moving every Tuesday and Friday morning! Stay and Play helps children ages 5 years old and younger to develop ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: $11.50/member, $14 non-member, punchcards available, free for non-walkers, Free for members under the age of 2; and 1/2 price for non-members under the age of 2.
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

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 ...

Tinkergarten - Free Trial

At Tinkergarten, families meet outdoors to connect and learn through play. In this free trial class, Tinkergarten Leader, Tiffany Chell, ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:45 am 
  • Location: San Felasco Park, 6400 NW 43rd Way, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: tinkergarten.com
  • Category: Classes, Free

Fall Festival at Cone Park Library

Join us as we celebrate Fall with fun activities, games, crafts, and information from our community partners.

Pokemon Scavenger Hunt and Meet & Greet at JBF

Gotta Catch'Em All! Join Us, at the JBF MEGA Kids Event to hunt for Pokemon! Pikachu will be on the ...

Slab Lab: Clay Creations at Do Art with Yopp

We'll have slabs of clay out and clay tools for you to use to create your very own masterpiece. Make ...

First Responders Trunk or Treat

The Alachua County Sheriff's Office is hosting the 2nd Annual First Responder's Trunk or Treat Event. This event is open ...

  • 5:00 pm -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: Alachua County Sheriff's Office, 2621 SE Hawthorne Road, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Archery Funtastic Fridays

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

Hollow Oaks Corn Maze

Come and enjoy time with family and friends at Hollow Oaks Corn Maze beginning September 27th. We will have several ...

  • 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm 
  • Location: 18005 NW 190th Avenue, High Springs, FL, 32643
  • Cost: Cash Only Adults: $10, Kids 4-10 $8, Kids 3 and under are free
  • Website: www.hollowoakscornmaze.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Newberry Cornfield Maze at Hodge Farm

Laugh by day...Scream by night! Maze- Take nice stroll through the maze during the day by trying to choose the correct ...

  • 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm 
  • Location: 20015 West Newberry Road, Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: Adults: $15 (includes corn maze and haunted house) | Children 10 and under: $10| Children 3 and under are free | Hay Rides: $5 | Mechanical Bull Rides $5
  • Website: www.newberrycornfieldmaze.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Peanut Patch and Corn Maze

Here at the Peanut Patch & Corn Maze, we're all about family! Come out and make memories with us, where ...

  • 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm 
  • Location: 8656 SW 75th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32608
  • Cost: Adults: $15, Kids 4-10 $10, Kids 3 and under Free, Haunted House $5 (Cash Only)
  • Website: peanutpatchandcornmaze.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

City of Waldo Fall Festival

Festive Fall Fun for Families! The City of Waldo is hosting a return of the annual Fall Festival on Friday, ...

Fall Carnival at The Family Church

Please join Gator Strong Families for our first Fall Carnival on Friday October 18, 2019! This a kid friendly event ...

  • 5:30 pm -  8:30 pm 
  • Location: 2022 SW 122nd Street, Gainesville FL, 32607
  • Cost: free for foster families and $5 presale or $7 at the door for anyone else who wants to join!
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

MS Society Ready Set Glow

Come get your GLOW on with us for this FUN run, a FUNdraiser 5k benefiting the National MS Society hosted by ...

  • 5:30 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: Waldo City Square, 14450 NE 148th Avenue Waldo, FL US 32694
  • Cost: $30
  • Website: runsignup.com
  • Category: Races, Walks, 5Ks

Creep with the Critters at Sugar Camp Ranch Movie

Please join us for a costume contest, campfire sing along, s'mores roasting, candy, movie showing of Spookley the Square Pumpkin ...

Hillary Cowart the Magic Man at Conestogas

Join Hillary Cowart at Conestogas in Alachua every Friday and Saturday night for magic and balloons.

Kirby Family Farm's Lost Railroad Scary Train

The Lost Railroad is an intense environment with darkness, gunfire, strobe lights, fog machines, fire, live reptiles, spiders, other critters, ...

  • 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: 19630 NE 30th St, Williston, Florida 32696
  • Cost: $15.99 in advance or $20 at the gate
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Defy Gainesville Hallowen Glow Night

Come out and experience the SpoOoky Glow of DEFY Gainesville! On Friday Oct. 18th from 7PM to 12AM we will ...

Tom Petty Birthday Bash at Depot Park

The Tom Petty Birthday Bash is a music festival celebrating the life and legacy of Tom Petty through music, art ...

Pippin at UF Constans Theatre

Prince Pippin, the young son of the medieval French ruler Charlemange, is encouraged by a flashy troupe of dancers to ...

  • 7:30 pm -  9:30 pm 
  • Location: UF Constans Theatre, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $20 for the general public, $16 for UF faculty/staff and seniors, and $14 for students.
  • Website: arts.ufl.edu
  • Category: Shows & Concerts

Skate Station Glow Party

First 50 paid admissions receive a free glow stick.

  • 7:30 pm - 11:59 pm 
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: starts at $10
  • Website: funworks.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Free Fridays Concert Series

The region’s longest-running and largest free outdoor concert series features local and regional musical talent at the newly renovated Bo ...

M2 Battle Sports Newberry Open Play Friday

Join us for the ultimate game. M2 Battlesports is an outdoor tactical laser tag game. M2 Battlesports has weapons with ...