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Depot Park parkrun

A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate – it's up to you! ...

Chiefland Watermelon Festival

Annual Watermelon Festival held on the first Saturday in June. Free fresh sliced watermelon, live entertainment, plus numerous craft and ...

Sunshine State Games- Swimming

Watch the Swimming Competition! The Sunshine State Games is an Olympic-style festival program created throughout the state for amateur athletes ...

Sweetwater Wetlands Park Ranger Led Tour- First Saturdays

Sweetwater Wetlands Park is hosting in-person, socially distant tours! Online pre-registration through Eventbrite is required. Only 10 spaces per tour ...

  • 8:30 am -  9:30 am 
  • Location: Sweetwater Wetlands Park, 325 SW Williston Road, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: Free with park admission ($5/vehicle, $2 for pedestrians, vans and bikes).
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Aikido for Kids and Teens - FREE

Join us at Aikido of Gainesville, Inc. on Saturday for free Kids and Teens Aikido! Whats the catch? None, it's ...

The Home Depot Kids Workshops

Time to pull out your apron! Kids Workshops are back in-store. Join us on the 1st Saturday of every month ...

Carson Springs Wildlife Walk or Ride Saturday Morning Tours

Walk or ride the tour. Great, outdoor fun for the whole family, guided by professional zoologists. Witness big cat feeding ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: 8528 East County Road, 225. Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: Walking Tour: Adults $25 | Ages 2-11 are $10 | Under FREE | Motorized Vehicles: $45 (See website for limitations)
  • Website: www.carsonspringswildlife.org
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Children's Summer Extravaganza

Join us at Gainesville Baptist Church for a free, fun-filled day for children (4 years old - 5th grade) with ...

  • 10:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Gainesville Baptist Church, 3570 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: forms.gle
  • Category: Free

Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park Sinkhole Guided Walk

Ask questions and learn about the area and its history while exploring the park with a ranger.

Historic Haile Homestead Tour

Come visit the Historic Haile Homestead! Learn about the history of the 1856 Homestead, the enslaved people who lived and ...

Kanapaha Botanical Gardens Guided Tour

Kanapaha is offering a guided tour on the first Saturday of every month starting at 10:00am. We ask that those ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: 4700 S.W. 58th Drive, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: Adults: $10 Children (ages 5-13): $5 Children under 5: Free (when accompanied by parent). Free for Members. Group rates available for tours.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs, Tours/Informational

Rooterville Animal Sanctuary Self-Guided Tours

Visit us on weekends to meet our awesome ambassadors and learn the incredible stories of their lives before Rooterville. Enjoy ...

Cade Museum Little Sparks - Saturdays

Little Sparks is a fun and interactive program that introduces littles (ages 0-5) to science concepts through music, dancing, crafting, ...

Alachua County Library Storytime on the Green

Join us for outdoor stories and songs with library staff at Story Time on the Green four days a week ...

Play Tennis Gainesville Junior Summer Slam

Welcome to PTG Level 7 Junior Summer Slam for Boys’ 14 & Under, Boys’ 12 & Under, Girls’ 14 & ...

Juneteenth Pre-Celebration Sip and Shop

Join Head'n Treasure for our Juneteenth Pre-Celebration Sip & Shop. Over 20 vendors will be present coming from parts of ...

  • 11:00 am -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Cypress & Grove Brewing Co. 1001 NW 4th St, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Mill Creek Farm Retirement Home for Horses

Bring a bag (or bags) of carrots to feed the horses on Saturdays! The Retirement Home for Horses provides lifetime ...

Sun Country Sports Center Splash Jam

Ages 3 and up are welcome to join us at Splash Jam for extra time in the pool! Splash Jam is ...

iDance Fest

iDANCEfest is IndepenDANCE Studio's exciting version of the annual dance recital! We cannot wait to host this all-day outdoor dance ...

  • 11:00 am 
  • Location: Heartwood Soundstage 619 South Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: All day Access Wristband- Ages 3+ for $13.00
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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, ...

Sun Country Sports Center Ninja Jam

Ninja Jam is the perfect option for your child if you don’t want to commit to regularly scheduled class or ...

Sun Country Sports Center Gym Jam and Gym Jam Jr.

Gym Jam and Gym Jam Jr. are perfect gymnastic options for your child if you don’t want to commit to ...

Journey to Juneteenth - Alyne Harris Art Sale

The City of Gainesville purchased 400 paintings by renowned Gainesville artist Alyne Harris from the estate of a private collector ...

Palak StudioInk Painting Classes for Teens

This free painting class is open for ages 10+ and adults. You are welcome to this class as a beginner ...

The Hippodrome presents Honky Tonk Laundry

Move over, Thelma and Louise! When Lana Mae Hopkins, owner and proprietress of the Wishy Washy Washateria, hires Katie to ...

Sun Country Stay and Play 2.0

Sun Country is excited to announce Stay and Play 2.0! Offered every Friday morning and Saturday afternoon! End your week ...

M2 Battle Sports Newberry Open Play Saturdays

Open Play at 4:45pm and 7:45pm. Outdoor activities are a great option to stay safe and healthy during this time. M2Battlesports ...

Legacy Park Spring Concert Series

Make your plans to join us for our next installment of our free Legacy Park Spring Concert Series on Saturday, ...

Elemental Circus

Elemental Circus showcases choreography by Gainesville Circus Center staff. Elemental Circus celebrates the forces of nature through aerial acrobatics and ...

Sizzling Summer Nights Series at High Springs BMX

Racing under the lights! Summer Racing Fun on select nights, race the series to earn a special High Springs BMX sweatshirt ...

  • 6:30 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: 19449 NW 238th Street, High Springs, FL 32643
  • Cost: $8 to race - Ribbon Award
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Sporting Events

Kika Silva Pla Planetarium Show - Mars One Thousand One

Mars One Thousand One is an immersive cinematic experience that follows an international crew of astronauts that is about to ...

The Hippodrome presents Honky Tonk Laundry

Move over, Thelma and Louise! When Lana Mae Hopkins, owner and proprietress of the Wishy Washy Washateria, hires Katie to ...