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October 20 - 26

Cedar Key Seafood Festival

This major event features well over 200 arts and crafts exhibits, and great local seafood food in City Park. ...

  • 9:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Cedar Key, 2nd Street and Cedar Key Beach.
  • Cost: Free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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: Free

Seahorse Key Open House

Seahorse Key is an island located three miles from Cedar Key by boat and is managed by the Lower Suwanee ...

  • 9:00 am -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Seahorse Key, Cedar Key FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: ncbs.ifas.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free

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 ...

  • 12:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: multiple locations
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Halloween Events at Bass Pro Shops

We are hosting FREE, family-friendly Halloween events October 19-20, 25-31, 2019 featuring our friends, Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Woodstock, Linus, Sally ...

  • 12:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Bass Pro Shops, 2650 Bass Pro Shops Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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 ...

  • 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm 
  • Location: Depot Park, 874 S.E. 4th Street, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Alachua Pumpkin Patch Fall Festival

Bring your whole family and come enjoy the pumpkin patch, hay maze, hayride, bounce house, face painting, and lots of ...

  • 3:00 pm -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: Alachua's Pumpkin Patch, 15710 NW US Highway 441, Alachua, Florida 32615
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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 ...

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 ...

UF Shands Breastfeeding Mothers Support Group

Join our breastfeeding support group every Tuesday. Facilitated by Breastfeeding Educators.

  • 11:00 am -  1:30 pm 
  • Location: UF Health Shands North Tower Room 2145, Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: cbn.med.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free

Littlewood Trunk or Treat

Join us for Trunk or Treat!

  • 5:30 pm -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: Littlewood Elementary School Parking Lot, 812 NW 34th Street, Gainesville, Florida 32605
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

IEP Binder Workshop at Norton Elementary

This workshop is geared toward the families of Exceptional Education Students who are on an Individual Education Plan (IEP). At ...

  • 6:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: Norton Elementary School, 2200 NW 45 Ave., Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: accpta.org
  • Category: Free

P.K. Yonge Secondary Admissions Information Night

Interested in learning about admission to P.K. Yonge's secondary school? Join us for an informational evening where we share information ...

  • 6:00 pm -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: P.K. Yonge Performing Arts Center, 1080 SW 11th St, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: pkyonge.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free

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 ...

Barnyard Buddies at Morningside Nature Center

Morningside Nature Center has a farm, ee—i—ee—i—oh! On this farm, youngsters, with an adult, can meet and greet farm animals ...

Trunk-or-Treat at First Lutheran Church

Join us for Trunk-or-Treat at First Lutheran Church! We will have 20+ trunks decorated and handing out candy. Cilantro Tacos ...

  • 5:30 pm -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: First Lutheran Church, 1801 NW 5th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32603
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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 ...

GCM Food Fest

Come enjoy great food from over 50 of Gainesville's best restaurants all in one location. The 6th GCM Food Fest ...

  • 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: Free

Ghouls, Goblins, and Greeks

The University of Florida's Junior Panhellenic Council is hosting their annual Ghouls, Goblins, and Greeks Event on Sorority Row October ...

  • 5:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: UF Sorority Row, located on East and West Panhellenic Dr., between 8th and 9th Ave. Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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: Free

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 ...

Dreyer's DKI - Trunk-or-Treat

Join us at our office in Alachua for free candy, bounce houses, a balloon artist, candy apple stand, pumpkin painting, ...

  • 5:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: 14619 NW US Highway 441, Alachua, FL 32615
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.dreyersdki.com
  • Category: Free

Halloween Events at Bass Pro Shops

We are hosting FREE, family-friendly Halloween events October 19-20, 25-31, 2019 featuring our friends, Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Woodstock, Linus, Sally ...

  • 5:00 pm -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: Bass Pro Shops, 2650 Bass Pro Shops Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Play Tennis Gainesville Family Spooktacular

Come out and enjoy a FREE Family Tennis Event for the community!!! Please wear Halloween costumes as there will be a ...

  • 6:30 pm -  8:30 pm 
  • Location: Westside Park , 1004 NW 34th St Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: Free, register online
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

ArtWalk Gainesville

Artwalk Gainesville is a free monthly self-guided tour that combines exciting visual art, live performance, and events in downtown Gainesville, ...

Tioga Outdoor Movie Night

Get on your pajamas, grab your lawn chairs and blankets and head over to Tioga Town Center to enjoy the ...

  • 7:30 pm -  9:30 pm 
  • Location: Tioga Town Center, 105 SW 128th Street Newberry, FL 32669
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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 ...

  • 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: Bo Didley Plaza, 100 SW 2nd Ave,Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: gnvculturalseries.org
  • Category: Free

Halloween ComicFest

Halloween ComicFest is an annual event where participating local comic shops across North America and beyond celebrate the Halloween season ...

High Springs Rotary Club Car Show

Come for a fun filled day in Historic Downtown High Springs,Vintage, Classic and Sport Vehicles, Food, Music, Drawings, Door Prizes ...

  • 7:00 am -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Northeast Railroad Avenue in Downtown High Springs
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Depot Park parkrun

All ages and abilities are welcome! Join us for Depot Park parkrun's free weekly 5k to run, jog, walk, or ...

  • 7:30 am -  9:00 am 
  • Location: Depot Park, 200 SE Depot Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Haile Farmers Market Fall Festival

Mark your calendars for the Haile Farmers Market 2019 Fall Festival! Saturday the 26th of October we'll be hosting a ...

  • 8:30 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Haile Farmers Market, SW 91st Terrace, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Aikido for Kids and Teens

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

Morningside Nature Center Wildflower Walks

CANCELLED on October 19th due to weather. Participants will enjoy the spectacular fall wildflower bloom in the piney woods of Morningside ...

  • 9:00 am - 10:30 am 
  • Location: Morningside Nature Center, Education Bldg, 3540 E. University Ave. Gainesville, FL 32641
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.cityofgainesville.org
  • Category: Free

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: Free

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 ...

Guitar Center Free Workshop: Learn to Play Ukulele

Guitar Center is proud to offer this beginner ukulele group workshop for all of our newest ukulele players. Every customer ...

Halloween Molecular Mania - UF Chemistry Day at Oaks Mall

Join forces with the chemists from the University of Florida! Graduate students in the UF Chemistry Department are organizing Molecular ...

  • 10:00 am -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Oaks Mall, (Belk Court) 6419 Newberry Road Gainesville, Florida 32605
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Waldo Farmers and Flea Market Annual Trick or Treat and Costume Contest

Waldo Farmers and Flea Market will be hosting their 12th Annual Trick or Treat and Costume Contest on Saturday, October ...

  • 10:00 am -  1:00 pm 
  • Location: Waldo Farmers and Flea Market, 17805 US Hwy 301. Waldo FL
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Chiefland Fall Festival

Please join us on October 26, 2019 from 11 AM until 8 PM. Parking is located at the 200 block ...

  • 11:00 am -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: 200 Block of SW Main St, Chiefland FL
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: chieflandpd.com
  • Category: 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 ...

  • 11:00 am -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: 20307 NW C.R. 235A, Alachua, FL 32615
  • Cost: free (bring a bag of carrots to feed the horses)
  • Website: millcreekfarm.org
  • Category: Free

Pine Grove Baptist Church Family Fun Day

Come one, come all, everyone is welcome to join us for this time of fun and fellowship. There will be ...

  • 11:00 am 
  • Location: Pine Grove Baptist Church, 4200 NW 39th Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32606
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Southwest United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch Fall Festival

Pick a Pumpkin from our patch to help complete our Community Playground. Picture Opportunities Bounce House Kids Area Playground Fall Festival on 26 Oct. Free ...

  • 11:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: 2400 SW Williston Road, Gainesville, Fl. 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Community Capoeira at Bo Diddley Plaza

Every Saturday, join us at BDP for a free Capoeira class! Capoeira is a type of Brazilian Martial Arts that ...

Gainesville Pride Parade and Festival

Celebrate your Pride at the annual Gainesville Pride Festival in Downtown Gainesville’s Bo Diddley Plaza and on the surrounding streets. ...

  • 12:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: Bo Diddley Plaza, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Halloween Events at Bass Pro Shops

We are hosting FREE, family-friendly Halloween events October 19-20, 25-31, 2019 featuring our friends, Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Woodstock, Linus, Sally ...

  • 12:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Bass Pro Shops, 2650 Bass Pro Shops Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Happyween at Depot Park

Bring the family out to Depot Park for the 4th Annual HAPPYween Family Fun Day on Saturday, October 26th from ...

  • 12:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Depot Park - 200 SE Depot Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Open House at Northwood Oaks Veterinary Hospital

Join us for an Open house! Tour our hospital and meet our staff. Learn about hospital services. Pet product representatives on hand. Food ...

  • 12:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: 5331 NW 34th Blvd. Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.nwoaksvet.com
  • Category: Free

Critter Creek Farm Sanctuary Oinktoberfest

Oinktoberfest is going to be amazing (amoozing?). We will of course have tours where you can meet the Critter Creek ...

  • 2:00 pm -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: 12626 NW CR-231, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Cupcakes and Conversations: College Discoveries

Middle and high school students and their parents/guardians are invited to attend Cupcakes & Conversations: College Discoveries and engage with ...

  • 2:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Greater Gainesville Chamber, 300 East University Avenue Suite 100 Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Free

Halloween Costume Party at GiGi's Playhouse

All families and friends are welcome to join us for our annual Halloween Costume Party! You'll enjoy fun contests, crafts, ...

  • 2:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: GiGi's Playhouse, 3345 SW 34th St. Ste 2, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Rooterville Animal Sanctuary BOO at the ROO

Celebrate Halloween a week early at Rooterville Animal Sanctuary! Wear your costume and trick-or-treat with 400 amazing rescued farm animals, ...

  • 2:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Rooterville Animal Sanctuary, 5579 Darwood Street, Melrose, FL 32666
  • Cost: free, RSVP
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Big Shoals Pumpkin Fest

Enjoy a fun filled evening at Big Shoals Pumpkin Fest on October 26 from 3PM-6PM. Bring a pumpkin for your ...

  • 3:00 pm -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: Big Shoals State Park, 11330 S.E. County Road 135, White Springs, FL 32096
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Brewery Boo Bash

Who wants to wait until Halloween for all the fun? Not us!! Join us on Saturday, October 26th, for our ...

  • 3:00 pm -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: High Springs Brewing Company- 18562 NW 237th St, High Springs, FL 32643
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Oaks Mall Monster Mash and Trick or Treating

Join The Oaks Mall for a day of Halloween Fun! Monster Mash with Okito America Family Fitness Center & Elio Piedra Come ...

  • 4:00 pm -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: 6419 W. Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.theoaksmall.com
  • Category: Free

High Springs Church of Christ Trunk or Treat and Fall Festival

Please come join us for annual Fall Festival and Trunk or Treat! Carnival games, bounce house, balloon twisting and more! ...

  • 5:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: High Springs Church of Christ, 520 NE Santa Fe Blvd, High Springs, FL 32643
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: highspringschurchofchrist.org
  • Category: Free

Old Town Community Truck or Treat

Join us for Trunk or Treat in Old Town! Free hotdogs and snowcones too!

  • 5:30 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: Hitchcock's Parking Lot, Old Town, FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free
October 20 - 26