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December 6 - 12

Santa Experience at Magnolia Lane Studios

Our Santa Experience was a HUGE hit last year, so we are doing it again! This year we will have COVID ...

The Hippodrome presents This Wonderful Life

The Hippodrome is proud to bring an amazing one-man production of “THIS WONDERFUL LIFE directly to you this holiday season. ...

Christmas Craft Show at Bouncers

Bouncers FIRST ever Christmas Craft show. Bouncing is available from 12pm to 6pm. Let the kids play while you browse ...

Get Free Christmas Photos by Giving a Present to a Child in Need!

2020 has been a very challenging year for a lot of families in town. They need all of our help ...

  • 2:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Celebration Pointe - by the Christmas tree (4949 Celebration Pointe Ave, Gainesville, FL 32608)
  • Website: www.signupgenius.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

First Lutheran Church Christmas Tree Lighting

We know things are different this year. Our traditional Advent by Candlelight women's event is on hold, and while we ...

Cookies and Carols at Hague Baptist Church

Love to sing Christmas carols? Then join us Sunday night at 6 for a time of singing followed by cookies ...

The Hippodrome presents This Wonderful Life

The Hippodrome is proud to bring an amazing one-man production of “THIS WONDERFUL LIFE directly to you this holiday season. ...

The Hippodrome presents This Wonderful Life

The Hippodrome is proud to bring an amazing one-man production of “THIS WONDERFUL LIFE directly to you this holiday season. ...

V Pizza V for Victory Holiday Pizza Party

Join us for the 4th Annual V for Victory Holiday Pizza Party and help us raise money for our V ...

  • 5:30 pm -  8:30 pm 
  • Location: 115 SE 1 St, Gainesville, FL, 32601
  • Cost: Adult: $25 Kids Age 11 – 20: $15 Child Age 10 and under: $5
  • Website: 904tix.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

The Hippodrome presents This Wonderful Life

The Hippodrome is proud to bring an amazing one-man production of “THIS WONDERFUL LIFE directly to you this holiday season. ...

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center Festival of Lights

There will be a Festival of Lights in 2020. The safety of our visitors, volunteers and park staff are of ...

  • 5:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive, White Springs, FL 32096
  • Cost: $5.00 per vehicle up to 8 persons per car $10.00 per vehicle with 9-16 persons per vehicle $20.00 per vehicle with more than 16 persons
  • Website: stephenfostercso.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

Elf on the Big Screen at First Magnitude Brewing Company

Join us for more big movies on the big screen at First Magnitude. This December, as part of 'Tis the ...

  • 6:30 pm -  8:15 pm 
  • Location: First Magnitude Brewing Company: 1220 SE Veitch St., Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free, but food and drinks will be available for purchase
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

The Hippodrome presents This Wonderful Life

The Hippodrome is proud to bring an amazing one-man production of “THIS WONDERFUL LIFE directly to you this holiday season. ...

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center Festival of Lights

There will be a Festival of Lights in 2020. The safety of our visitors, volunteers and park staff are of ...

  • 5:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive, White Springs, FL 32096
  • Cost: $5.00 per vehicle up to 8 persons per car $10.00 per vehicle with 9-16 persons per vehicle $20.00 per vehicle with more than 16 persons
  • Website: stephenfostercso.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

Pizza/ Pajama Night with Santa at Main Street Pie Company

Our 13th annual Pizza/Pajama night with Santa! Wear your favorite Christmas pajamas!

The Hippodrome presents A Christmas Carol (Streaming)

A CHRISTMAS CAROL, that Gainesville holiday tradition of singing and storytelling, returns again this year through our #HippAtHome productions. Enchanting ...

Equestrians Unlimited Tiny Tots Group Santa Visit

Children of all ages are invited to come meet Santa himself!! (12/11 or 12/17) From 10am-2pm get a FREE Picture ...

  • 10:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: 12227 SW 274th St. Newberry, FL 32669
  • Cost: $15/child | under 24 months FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Shop, Dine and Stroll on Main Street in Alachua

Every Friday starting November 20th, come Shop, Dine, and Stroll along the beautiful downtown Alachua Main Street. Live music, great ...

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center Festival of Lights

There will be a Festival of Lights in 2020. The safety of our visitors, volunteers and park staff are of ...

  • 5:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive, White Springs, FL 32096
  • Cost: $5.00 per vehicle up to 8 persons per car $10.00 per vehicle with 9-16 persons per vehicle $20.00 per vehicle with more than 16 persons
  • Website: stephenfostercso.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

Christmas in the Quarry at Cedar Lakes Woods and Gardens

Christmas in the Quarry is back for our 3rd year! The only thing better than a white Christmas is a ...

  • 5:30 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: Cedar Lakes Woods and Gardens, 4990 NE 180th Ave., Williston, Florida
  • Cost: Adults: $10.00 Children (6-13): $5.00 Children under 6: FREE!
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Train

The Annual Christmas Express is Florida's Christmas train! The Christmas Train is so much more than just a train ride! ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: 19630 NE 30th St. Williston, FL. 32696
  • Cost: $15.99 contribution per person in advance, ages 10 and up, $20 at the gate if available. Children ages 3-9 are $10.99 in advance and $15 at the gate if available. Children 2 and under are FREE, no donation is requested.
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Gingerbread & Baubles: A Family Night of Christmas Creativity at Servants of Christ Anglican Church

Families with children ages PreK-5th grade are invited to come decorate their own gingerbread house and Christmas ornaments! Each family/child ...

  • 6:30 pm -  7:30 pm 
  • Location: Servants of Christ Anglican Church: 3530 NW 8th Avenue, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Star Center Theatre presents Ebony Scrooge

Ebony Scrooge, one of the town’s most successful entrepreneurs. But there is a problem — she has a cold heart, ...

  • 8:00 pm 
  • Location: Star Center Theatre, 11 NE 23rd Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32609
  • Cost: Adults $20 | Students | $15 | Children under 12 | $10
  • Website: starcenter.ticketleap.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

The Homestead by Candlelight

“The Homestead by Candlelight” – Join us for a Facebook Live Candlelight Tour of the Homestead conducted by HHH President ...

The Hippodrome presents A Christmas Carol (Streaming)

A CHRISTMAS CAROL, that Gainesville holiday tradition of singing and storytelling, returns again this year through our #HippAtHome productions. Enchanting ...

Christmas in Chiefland

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

Alachua Christmas Parade

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

Candy Cane Lane: Holiday Pop-Up Shop

Take a trip down Candy Cane Lane! This family-friendly holiday event is sure to get you in the Christmas spirit. ...

  • 2:00 pm -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: High Dive 210 SW Second Ave Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: Free with option to purchase VIP ticket
  • Website: facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Gallop in Gary's Santa and Mrs. Claus Visits

Santa is giving free gifts to all the kids!

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center Festival of Lights

There will be a Festival of Lights in 2020. The safety of our visitors, volunteers and park staff are of ...

  • 5:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive, White Springs, FL 32096
  • Cost: $5.00 per vehicle up to 8 persons per car $10.00 per vehicle with 9-16 persons per vehicle $20.00 per vehicle with more than 16 persons
  • Website: stephenfostercso.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

Wiles Elementary PTA Winter Wonderland Across the World

Participants will drive through a decorated parking lot as part of the Wiles Winter Wonderland Across the World. Six different ...

  • 5:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: Wiles Elementary: 4601 SW 75th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32608
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Christmas in the Quarry at Cedar Lakes Woods and Gardens

Christmas in the Quarry is back for our 3rd year! The only thing better than a white Christmas is a ...

  • 5:30 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: Cedar Lakes Woods and Gardens, 4990 NE 180th Ave., Williston, Florida
  • Cost: Adults: $10.00 Children (6-13): $5.00 Children under 6: FREE!
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Train

The Annual Christmas Express is Florida's Christmas train! The Christmas Train is so much more than just a train ride! ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: 19630 NE 30th St. Williston, FL. 32696
  • Cost: $15.99 contribution per person in advance, ages 10 and up, $20 at the gate if available. Children ages 3-9 are $10.99 in advance and $15 at the gate if available. Children 2 and under are FREE, no donation is requested.
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Lake Butler Christmas Parade

Plan to bring the family out to Lake Butler to enjoy this year's annual Lake Butler Christmas Parade! The theme ...

Road to Bethlehem at Camp Kulaqua

We invite everyone to come drive The Road to Bethlehem and travel along the road through city merchants, see Mary ...

Star Center Theatre presents Ebony Scrooge

Ebony Scrooge, one of the town’s most successful entrepreneurs. But there is a problem — she has a cold heart, ...

  • 8:00 pm 
  • Location: Star Center Theatre, 11 NE 23rd Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32609
  • Cost: Adults $20 | Students | $15 | Children under 12 | $10
  • Website: starcenter.ticketleap.com
  • Category: Holiday Events
December 6 - 12