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October 16 - 22

Depot Park parkrun

Depot Park parkrun is a FREE, weekly, timed 5K open to all runners and walkers of all fitness levels and ...

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

UF IFAS Family Fishing Days

FFS hosts monthly events (March through November) that provide families the opportunity to fish together in a safe and fun ...

  • 8:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: 7922 NW 71st Street Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: ffgs.ifas.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free

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 ...

BBQ from the Hart

Hart Springs is home to one of the largest springs in Florida and one of the newest BBQ Festivals in ...

  • 9:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Hart Springs: 4009 SW 80th Way, Bell, FL 32619
  • Cost: Free General Admission
  • Website: bbqfromthehart.com
  • Category: Free

Morningside Nature Center Wildflower Walks

Take a walk on the wildflower side! The Jean Dorney Memorial Wildflower Walks are free and take place every Saturday ...

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

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 ...

  • 10:00 am 
  • Location: Various locations around Gainesville - see description for details
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Cedar Key Seafood Festival

Organized by the Cedar Key Lions Club, this 51st festival marks over a half-century of great food, entertainment, shopping and ...

  • 10:00 am -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Cedar Key, 2nd Street and Cedar Key Beach.
  • Cost: Free admission
  • Website: cedarkey.org
  • Category: Free

Thornebrook Art Festival

Our annual art festival is back! Fine artists and craftsmen will be exhibiting throughout the park-like setting of Thornebrook Village ...

  • 10:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Thornebrook Village, 2441 NW 43rd Street in Gainesville FL 32606
  • Cost: free
  • Website: thornebrookvillage.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: bring carrots to feed the horses
  • Website: millcreekfarm.org
  • Category: Free

UF Gators Swimming and Diving vs Miami

Join us at the O'Connell Center pool as our divers match up against state rival Miami.

  • 11:00 am 
  • Location: Stephen C. O’Connell Center 250 Gale Lemerand Drive Gainesville, Florida 32611
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

GameDay at Celebration Pointe

Need a place to watch the game when the Gators are on the road? Celebration Pointe is the place. Join ...

  • 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Celebration Pointe Northwest Corner of I-75 And Archer Rd, Gainesville, Florida 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Deeper Purpose Trunk R Treat & Fall Festival

Join us for our Annual Free Community Fall Festival. All activities are FREE FOR CHILDREN & FAMILIES! VENDORS. BOUNCE HOUSES. FACE ...

  • 1:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Deeper Purpose Community Church 19930 N Us Hwy 441 Suite A High Springs, FL 32643
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Trunk or Treat at Sunrise

Free Candy, Drinks, Halloween Music, and much more. Presented by Sunrise Auto Rentals & Sales and Your Local Geico Office.

  • 1:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Sunrise Auto Sales: 3630 N Main Street, Gainesville
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Harn Museum Weekend Tours

Enjoy a friendly discussion about the museum’s exhibitions with a free Docent-led tour.

  • 2:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Harn Museum of Art - 3259 Hull Road, Gainesville, Florida 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: harn.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free

Family and Friends Outdoor Dance Party

Everyone is welcome. All ages. All dance styles. All nationalities. Please help us raise money for our children's continued education.

  • 4:00 pm -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: Bo Diddley Plaza: 111 E. University Ave, Gainesville FL 32601
  • Cost: Donations are welcome
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Florida Gators Volleyball vs. Texas A&M

Cheer on the Florida Gators Volleyball team!

  • 4:00 pm 
  • Location: Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O'Connell Center
  • Website: floridagators.com
  • Category: Free

Cedar Key Seafood Festival

Organized by the Cedar Key Lions Club, this 51st festival marks over a half-century of great food, entertainment, shopping and ...

  • 10:00 am -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Cedar Key, 2nd Street and Cedar Key Beach.
  • Cost: Free admission
  • Website: cedarkey.org
  • Category: Free

Thornebrook Art Festival

Our annual art festival is back! Fine artists and craftsmen will be exhibiting throughout the park-like setting of Thornebrook Village ...

  • 10:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Thornebrook Village, 2441 NW 43rd Street in Gainesville FL 32606
  • Cost: free
  • Website: thornebrookvillage.com
  • Category: Free

Alachua Conservation Trust Pumpkin Spice & Everything Nice

Join us for pumpkin carving and tasty treats at Rockwood Park for ACT’s annual Pumpkin Spice & Everything Nice event. ...

Harn Museum Weekend Tours

Enjoy a friendly discussion about the museum’s exhibitions with a free Docent-led tour.

  • 2:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Harn Museum of Art - 3259 Hull Road, Gainesville, Florida 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: harn.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free

Florida Museum 360º: Giants of Florida's Prehistoric Past

Take a virtual tour and meet the spectacular giants in the Florida Museum of Natural History's “Florida Fossils: Evolution of ...

Alachua Conservation Trust Grassland Bird Habitat Restoration and eBird Tutorial Walk

Join us at Fox Pen Preserve to tour one of ACT and Alachua County's newest preserves. Led by ACT staff, ...

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 ...

  • 10:00 am 
  • Location: Various locations around Gainesville - see description for details
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Science Tales

Every Tuesday this fall at 11 a.m. we're partnering with local scientists for live virtual Science Tales programs. Join your ...

Kids Capoeira

Kids’ Capoeira with Capoeira Massapê Gainesville happens at the SWAG Family Resource Center. Capoeira is a Brazilian martial arts program ...

  • 3:45 pm -  4:45 pm 
  • Location: SWAG Family Resource Center Linton Oaks Neighborhood in Gainesville
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: swadvocacygroup.org
  • Category: Free

Family-Friendly Pumpkin Carving Party

Join FPRA (Florida Public Relations Association) for a family-friendly pop-up PR event at Cypress and Grove! Be sure to BYOP ...

  • 5:00 pm 
  • Location: Cypress & Grove Brewing Co., 1001 NW 4th St, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

First Magnitude Brainaholics Trivia

Join us for the best and most unique trivia in town, Brainaholics! Come out to team trivia at First Magnitude ...

  • 6:30 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: First Magnitude Brewery, 1220 SE Veitch St, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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 ...

  • 10:00 am 
  • Location: Various locations around Gainesville - see description for details
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

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 ...

  • 3:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: 3540 E. University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32641
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Free

Searchlight Yoga Kids Class

This class will get your little kid moving!!!! We’ll explore movement and breathing and centering exercises. It will be a ...

High Springs Brewing Company Halloween Movie Night

Join us for a Hocus Pocus Halloween Movie Night! We'll be playing Hocus Pocus on the big screen starting at ...

  • 7:00 pm 
  • Location: 18562 NW 237th St, High Springs, FL 32643
  • Cost: free admission. Food & drinks for sale
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Lightnin' Salvage Trivia Night

20 of the most mind bending, off the wall, crazy and zany questions you'll hear in one night! Make a ...

  • 7:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: Lightnin' Salvage: 1800 NE 23rd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: free entry
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

First Magnitude Brewing Company Spooktakular Films

Join us for more FREE big movies on the big screen at First Magnitude. This October we're showing some of ...

  • 8:00 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: Free

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 ...

  • 10:00 am 
  • Location: Various locations around Gainesville - see description for details
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Lowe's Halloween Trick-or-Treat Tryouts

Register to join us at your local Lowe's store for Hal-LOWE-en Trick-or-Treat Tryouts. Families are invited to register and come ...

  • 5:00 pm -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: All Lowe's locations
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.lowes.com
  • Category: Free

Live and Local Fall Concert Series at Bo Diddley Plaza

Live & Local is a FREE, all ages concert series featuring Gainesville's best and brightest emerging talent! The City of ...

  • 6:30 pm -  8:30 pm 
  • Location: Bo Diddley Plaza, 111 E. University Ave.,Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Oak Hall School presents The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz is a musical based on the 1939 film of the same name, with a book adapted ...

  • 7:00 pm 
  • Location: Oak Hall School, Cofrin Gallery, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Blackadder Brewing Company Blocktoberfest

Roll out the barrels and we'll have a barrel of fun! Break out your lederhosen and dirndls! It's time for ...

  • 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: Blackadder Brewing 618 NW 60th St Suite A
  • Cost: FREE entry
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Gainesville Health and Fitness Family Trick or Treat Night Out

Looking for something spooky for the kids? GHF is hosting a family trick or treat night out for the community! ...

  • 4:30 pm -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: Gainesville Health & Fitness Main Center: 4820 W Newberry Rd, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Greenfield Fall Festival

Come join us for our free, family, fun fall festival! Food trucks, games, hay rides, cow train, and so much ...

  • 6:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: Easton Newberry Sports Complex, 24880 NW 16th Avenue, Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Let Them Come Concert Series

Join us for a night of music, food, and fun to help raise funds to finish the accessible playground at ...

  • 6:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: Celebration United Methodist Church: 9501 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: facebook.com
  • Category: Free

City of Gainesville Halloween on the Green Movie at Ironwood Golf Course

Movie: Halloweentown - Bring your blankets and watch the classic movie Halloweentown - Ironwood’s concessions will be open and TBD Food Trucks ...

  • 7:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: Ironwood Golf Course: 2100 NE 39th Avenue, Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Oak Hall School presents The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz is a musical based on the 1939 film of the same name, with a book adapted ...

  • 7:00 pm 
  • Location: Oak Hall School, Cofrin Gallery, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Playlist at Celebration Pointe

A music event that offers an eclectic mix of music from a variety of genres – country, rock, soul and ...

  • 7:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: Celebration Pointe, Northwest Corner of I-75 And Archer Rd, Gainesville, Florida 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Free Friday Concert Series

It's the BIG one! Announcing Free Fridays 2021 Concert Series schedule! Shows are online in May followed by the return ...

  • 8:00 pm 
  • Location: Bo Diddley Plaza, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free
October 16 - 22