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November 12 - 18

Toddler Story and Art Time at Do Art with Yopp

Join us on Tuesday and Thursday mornings for Toddler Story and Art! This is a great opportunity to meet new ...

Toddlers Try It with Wayfaring Painter

A series of open-ended sessions to allow the very youngest creatives to explore visual art in a nature-based, casual setting ...

  • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Forage Hall at Working Food , 219 NW 10th Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: $12-$15 sliding scale for each toddler; $3 for siblings 5+; caregivers and young babies in arms free of charge
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Square Dance Lessons

Square Dance Classes for Beginners Who? Everyone, ages ten and up Loads of FUN! Casual attire. No prior experience or partners required. ...

  • 6:30 pm -  8:30 pm 
  • Location: Westside Park Recreation Building, 1001 NW 34 St., Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: $5 a class (October 15th is free)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Wednesday Birding Walks at Sweetwater Wetlands Park

Discover the rich diversity of birds (and maybe some rarities!) at north-central Florida's newest birding hotspot in a 2-3-hour walking ...

  • 8:30 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: Sweetwater Wetlands Park, 325 SW Williston Road, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free with admission ($5/vehicle)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Santa Fe College Zoo Storytime

Join the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo and the Alachua County Library every 2nd Wednesday of the month for Storytime ...

  • 10:00 am - 10:30 am 
  • Location: Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo, 3000 NW 83rd St, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free storytime
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Toddler Story and Art Time at Do Art with Yopp

Join us on Tuesday and Thursday mornings for Toddler Story and Art! This is a great opportunity to meet new ...

Anniversary Party at Trinity's Day Spa

Join us for our 1 year anniversary open house with tours, glam makeup, raffles and giveaways.

  • 5:00 pm -  6:30 pm 
  • Location: Trinitys Day Spa, 2441 NW 43rd St Suite 11B (Thornebrook Village), Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Holiday Marketplace at First UMC

Join us for the holiday shopping and family fun event of the year on Friday, November 15 and Saturday, November ...

  • 5:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: 419 NE 1st St., Gainesville FL 32601
  • Cost: $5 entry fee for early bird shopping on Friday with free appetizers and beverages.
  • Website: www.fumcgnv.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Hillary Cowart the Magic Man at Conestogas

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

  • 6:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: Conestogas Restaurant, 14920 Main St, Alachua, FL 32615
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Holiday Marketplace at First UMC

Join us for the holiday shopping and family fun event of the year on Friday, November 15 and Saturday, November ...

  • 8:00 am -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: 419 NE 1st St., Gainesville FL 32601
  • Cost: Free entry on Saturday
  • Website: www.fumcgnv.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Senior Recreation Center Arts and Crafts Show

More than 60 local artists will be offering a wide variety of beautiful and unique handcrafted items. Free parking & ...

  • 9:00 am -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Alachua County Senior Recreation Center, 5701 NW 34th Blvd, Gainesville Florida 32653
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

FTS Fall Festival

Join us for some family fun! Games, music, food and friends. Food is available for purchase.

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Fundamental Therapy Solutions, 250 NW 76th Drive, Gainesville FL 32607
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Family Fest Hosted by Shift Church

Join us as we put on an amazing event for the community of Gainesville. Food, music, games, prizes, rides and ...

Gainesville Downtown Festival and Art Show

North Florida’s art scene swings into high gear on Saturday, November 16, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, ...

Nekter Gainesville Grand Opening

We are kicking off our Grand Opening event with FREE smoothies and juices (16oz.), $35 juice cleanses and FREE swag ...

  • 10:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Nekter Juice Bar, 1404 W. University Ave, Suite 30, Gainesville, Florida 32603
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Paynes Prairie - Junior Ranger Day

Come out to Paynes Prairie and become a Junior Ranger! Bring the whole family for a day of fun activities ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Paynes Prairie Visitor Center 100 Savannah Blvd. Micanopy FL 32667
  • Cost: Free with park admission of $6 per vehicle (up to 8 people)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Santa Arrives at The Oaks Mall

Santa Claus will be arriving by firetruck to The Oaks Mall!

  • 10:00 am - 10:30 am 
  • Location: Oaks Mall, (Main Entrance between Loft and Red Robin) 6419 Newberry Road Gainesville, Florida 32605
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.theoaksmall.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Sugar Camp Ranch Harvest Festival

Join us on Saturdays to enjoy a day of fun on the farm for Harvest Festival Fun. Admission Includes: Hayride Corn Maze Interactive Critter ...

  • 10:00 am -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: 387 SW Cumorah Hill St, Fort White, FL 32038
  • Cost: Admission $12 | Free Parking | Children 2 and under are Free
  • Website: www.sugarcampranch.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Audi Gainesville Cars and Que

Join us the 3rd Saturday of each month for a friendly gathering of automotive enthusiasts! We will have free brats, ...

  • 11:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Audi Gainesville, 1920 N Main Street, Gainesville, Florida 32609
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Belk Winterfest

Join us for WinterFest as we celebrate Frozen 2, enjoy cool treats and meet Santa!

  • 12:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Belk, Oaks Mall, 6275 W Newberry Rd, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Opening Day Parade

We are so excited to invite the community to our 2019 Santa's Wonderland Opening Day Parade! Starting at 5PM on ...

  • 5:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: 2650 Bass Pro Shops Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Family Campfire and Moo-vie Night

Gather the family and join ours for an evening making memories on the farm. 5pm Campfires Lit 5:30 Campfire Sing-along 6pm Moo-vie in ...

Buchella Music Festival

A family friendly festival with live music, games and food. All proceeds will benefit the Gainesville branch of GiGi's Playhouse ...

  • 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: Buchholz High School 5510 NW 27th Ave Gainesville Florida
  • Cost: $10.00
  • Website: facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Hillary Cowart the Magic Man at Conestogas

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

  • 6:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: Conestogas Restaurant, 14920 Main St, Alachua, FL 32615
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Fitness Fest at Depot Park

Join the UF Diabetes Institute for a free health and wellness event at Depot Park to celebrate National Diabetes Awareness ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Depot Park, 874 S.E. 4th Street, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Gainesville Downtown Festival and Art Show

North Florida’s art scene swings into high gear on Saturday, November 16, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, ...

Alachua Main Street Fall Festival

Shop with local businesses and unique street vendors while strolling the Main Street of Historic Downtown Alachua. Food vendors, live ...

Impact Autism's Kids Day Out Event

Impact Autism's Kids Day Out Event is a day where children with autism spectrum disorder have a fun-filled day with ...

  • 1:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Westside Park 3100-3346 NW 8th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: Free!
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Thanksgiving Food Festival at Magnolia Parke

One Love Cafe & Taste are partnering up once again to bring the Gainesville community a family friendly night of ...

  • 4:00 pm -  8:30 pm 
  • Location: One Love Cafe, 4989 NW 40th Pl, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: Free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun
November 12 - 18