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December 14 - 20

Christmas in Chiefland

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

  • 8:00 am -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: Chiefland FL
  • Cost: free, donations for parking
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Haile Farmers Market: Holiday Bazaar

Mark your calendars for the Haile Farmers Market 2019 Holiday Bazaar! Saturday the 14h of December, 8:30 am-Noon. We'll be ...

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

Photos with Santa at Brown's Country Buffet

Santa will be visiting and taking photos with everyone from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm at Brown's Country Buffet!

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Brown's Country Buffet, 14423 US-441, Alachua, Florida 32615
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Snow Day in Lake City

It is going to Snow in Lake City! You heard me right! Break out your winter coats and brace yourself ...

  • 9:00 am -  1:00 pm 
  • Location: Darby Pavillion at Wilson Park • 828 NE Lake DeSoto Circle, Lake City FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Smart Start At Zion: Christmas Party

Come get your picture with Santa, build with Master Builders, have some cocoa and cookies, even get your holiday haircut ...

  • 9:30 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Zion Lutheran Church, 1700 NW 34th Street, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Saturdays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

  • 10:00 am -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: 2650 Bass Pro Shops Blvd, Gainesville, FL, 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.basspro.com
  • Category: Free

Merry Melrose Christmas Parade and Craft Festival

Get into the holiday spirit. Join with hundreds of spectators to watch the Merry Melrose Christmas Parade and then peruse ...

Merrymaking in Historic Micanopy

An enchanted day of holiday festivities on Micanopy’s Main Street, family, and pet-friendly, free and open to all. Featuring live ...

  • 10:00 am -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: Main Street, Micanopy, FL 32667
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Hawthorne's Christmas Festival and Parade

Please join us for Hawthorne's 37th Annual Christmas Festival & Parade for tons of Family Fun! There will be arts ...

  • 11:00 am -  5:30 pm 
  • Location: Downtown Hawthorne on Johnson Street (S.E. 221st Street) Hawthorne, FL 32640
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Critter Creek Farm Sanctuary Happy Holi-Brays

Mark your calendars and save the date for Critter Creek Farm Sanctuary's winter open house, Happy Holi-Brays, on December 14 ...

  • 12:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: 12626 NW CR-231, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Photos with Santa at PetSmart

Santa Claus is coming to town & to our stores! Two weekends only! Bring the whole family in for FREE photos ...

  • 12:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Petsmart, 3736 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, Florida 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.petsmart.com
  • Category: Free

Santa at Diamond Sport Park

Santa will arrive at Diamond Sport Park to watch the Toys for Tots softball tournament. Children and families are welcome ...

  • 12:00 pm -  1:00 pm 
  • Location: Diamond Sports Park, 4000 SW 122nd St, Gainesville, Florida 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Winter Wonderland Bash at Sandy's Savvy Chic- Meet the Grinch

Join us for our 5th Annual Winter Wonderland Bash on Saturday December 14th! He's back! He's green, furry, and needs ...

  • 12:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Sandy's Savvy Chic Resale Boutique, 4148 NW 13th St, Gainesville, Florida 32609
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Art in the Parks at the Morningside Nature Center

Join the Morningside Nature Center staff along with the Florida Museum of Natural History at Morningside Nature Center. Nature Center ...

  • 1:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Morningside Nature Center, 3540 E University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32641
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Alachua Christmas Parade

Annual Christmas Parade along Main Street where we wish one another peaceful and safe holidays!

Music, Cocoa and Tea at Saporito

We will have live music and serve Balsamic Hot Chocolate and Olive Leaf Tea while you shop, the last two ...

  • 2:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Saporito Oil, Vinegar, Spice 4401 NW 25th Pl, Ste D, Gainesville, Florida 32606
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Star Wars Party at Micanopy Library

Get ready for the final Star Wars of the sequel trilogy, The Rise of Skywalker (in theaters Dec 20). Catch ...

  • 2:00 pm -  3:30 pm 
  • Location: 706 NE Cholokka Blvd, Micanopy FL 32667
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

El Mercado Latino at First Magnitude

El Mercado Latino "Unidos Somos Mas" "Last Minute Christmas Shopping" Join us and visit different kiosks and get that special gift for ...

  • 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: First Magnitude Brewing Company, 1220 SE Veitch St, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Holiday Open House at Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings State Park

Come enjoy holiday cheer surrounded by the ripe orange grove, a place of ancient magic. Enjoy a glimpse of how the ...

  • 5:00 pm -  7:30 pm 
  • Location: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park ,18700 S. County Road 325, Cross Creek, FL 32640
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Free

Road to Bethlehem Live at Camp Kulaqua

A LIVE Indoor / Outdoor Production of the Christmas Story! FREE ENTRY FOR ALL ATTENDEES! Come walk the Road to Bethlehem & ...

  • 5:00 pm 
  • Location: Camp Kulaqua, 23400 NW 212 Ave, High Springs FL 32643
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

High Springs Twilight Christmas Parade

Please join us for the High Springs' Annual Christmas Parade Saturday, December 14th at 6:00 p.m. After the Parade: Santa ...

Holiday Nights in Tioga Town Center

You're in luck! This year we are bringing not one, but THREE holiday nights to Tioga Town Center! Check out ...

  • 6:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: Tioga Town Center,133 SW 130th Way, Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Keystone Heights Lighted Christmas Parade

You won't want to miss this wonderful lit parade with over 30 floats. There will be hotdogs and snacks for ...

Lake Butler Christmas Parade

Mark your calendars for Saturday, December 14, 2019 for 6:00pm, and plan to bring the family out to Lake Butler ...

Christmas FOR Gainesville at Anthem Church

Join us for a one-of-a-kind Christmas celebration FOR everyone. Holiday activities for the whole family, a fun service and opportunities ...

  • 6:30 pm -  8:30 pm 
  • Location: Anthem Church, 2902 SW 75th St, Gainesville, Florida 32608
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.anthemchurch.com
  • Category: Free

Basketball Cop "Fill the Trailer" Toy Drive

On Dec 15th from 10:00am to 6:00pm, the Alachua County Sheriff's Office and Walmart (5700 NW 23rd St Gainesville, FL) ...

  • 10:00 am -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: Walmart Supercenter Gainesville - 5700 NW 23rd St, Gainesville, Florida 32653
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Sundays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

  • 10:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: 2650 Bass Pro Shops Blvd, Gainesville, FL, 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.basspro.com
  • Category: Free

Santa is Coming to PDQ

Mark your calendars! Santa Claus will be making an appearance at your local PDQ this Holiday Season!

  • 11:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: 3403 W. University Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.eatpdq.com
  • Category: Free

Celebrations Around the World

Join us for this fun and interactive event! Grab an exotic dish from our food booths, and watch our array ...

  • 12:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Celebration Pointe, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Photos with Santa at PetSmart

Santa Claus is coming to town & to our stores! Two weekends only! Bring the whole family in for FREE photos ...

  • 12:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Petsmart, 3736 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, Florida 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.petsmart.com
  • Category: Free

Santa at Kohl's

Kohl’s is once again welcoming Mr. Claus from the North Pole at all stores nationwide this holiday season. Due to ...

  • 1:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: 3501 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: corporate.kohls.com
  • Category: Free

Road to Bethlehem Live at Camp Kulaqua

A LIVE Indoor / Outdoor Production of the Christmas Story! FREE ENTRY FOR ALL ATTENDEES! Come walk the Road to Bethlehem & ...

  • 3:00 pm 
  • Location: Camp Kulaqua, 23400 NW 212 Ave, High Springs FL 32643
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

South Main Street Completion Celebration

The community is invited to celebrate the completion of the transformative South Main Street project. The event program will feature ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: Cade Museum for Creativity & Invention, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Milk and Cookies with Santa in Williston

Santa is pleased to announce that he will be at the Heritage Park Pavilion on Tuesday December 17, 2019 at ...

  • 6:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: Heritage Park Pavilion, North Main Street, Williston FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Wiles Elementary Wildcats Chorus Concert

Bring your lawn chair and blankets for a FREE concert on the Tioga Town Center stage! Come enjoy the Kimball ...

  • 7:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: Tioga Town Center, 133 SW 130th Way, Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Jordan Glen School Presents A Christmas Carol at Archer Community Center

A classic story around this time of year is "A Christmas Carol" by author Charles Dickens. This is a beloved ...

  • 10:30 am 
  • Location: Archer Community Center, 16671 SW 137 Avenue, Archer, FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Third Thursday on Main Street Alachua

Join us for Horse and Carriage rides with SANTA! Third Thursday on Main is the perfect place to get your "pre-weekend" ...

  • 4:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: Main Street, Alachua FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Third Thursday on Main Street Alachua

Join us for free Horse and Carriage rides with SANTA! Third Thursday on Main is the perfect place to get your ...

  • 5:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: Main Street, Alachua FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Holidays In The City

Come join us to learn about different holidays and traditions from around the world! This free family friendly event will ...

  • 4:00 pm -  6:30 pm 
  • Location: Safety City, 1025 NE 13th St, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Movie in the Park at Heritage Park

The City of Williston is hosting a Movie in the Park sponsored by the youth group of the First United ...

December 14 - 20