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October 20 - 26

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

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

Swamp Cup

UF Club Quidditch is so excited to announce that our annual tournament is back! This tournament is open to the ...

  • 8:00 am -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: Hume Field at UF
  • Cost: Free for spectators
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • 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 ...

European Car Show at Butler Town Center

Butler Enterprises is excited to announce the inaugural European Car Show, in partnership with the BMW Car Club of America ...

  • 9:00 am -  1:00 pm 
  • Location: Cheesecake Factory, Butler Town Center, 2851 SW 35th Dr, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.shopatbutler.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

Open Nursery and Garden Day at Rose Petals Nursery

Open Nursery and Garden Day. Shop rare historic roses. Kid-friendly, pup friendly. Stop in and smell the roses, hear the ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Rose Petals Nursery: 16918 SW 15th Ave, Newberry, FL
  • Cost: free entry
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

UF Health Childbirth and Newborn Education Class

The Childbirth and Newborn Education Class is intended to prepare expectant parents for labor, birth, the post-partum period, and caring ...

  • 9:00 am -  3:30 pm 
  • Location: Online
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: ufhealth.org
  • 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

Camp Bear Hug

Vita’s Healthcare is hosting Camp Bear Hug Bereavement Education, Affirmation, & Resources (BEAR). Helping Understand Grief (HUG). This is a ...

  • 10:00 am -  2:00 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

Free Community Yoga Day

Join 352Creates for our #CreateInPlace day with a free, multi-level community yoga class. Local certified yoga instructor, Sarah Ingley, will ...

  • 10:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Thomas Center: 302 NE 6th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

North Florida Christian Camp Fall Fest

Please join us for our Annual Fall Festival at North Florida Christian Camp! Admission is free and there is fun ...

  • 10:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: North Florida Christian Camp: 6779 Camp Rd., Keystone Heights, FL 32656
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Unity Park Celebration and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

We hope you'll join us at Gainesville's new neighborhood park! The City of Gainesville’s Wild Spaces & Public Places program ...

  • 10:00 am 
  • Location: 1700 NE 31st Ave, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Harry Potter Adoption Event

Animal Services will be magically transformed into Hogwarts Castle! Join us for our Harry Potter Adoption Event where we will ...

  • 10:30 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: 3400 NE 53rd Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: Free Admission
  • Website: www.facebook.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

Alachua Pumpkin Patch Tractor Rides

Bring your whole family and come enjoy the pumpkin patch & hayride!

  • 1:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Alachua's Pumpkin Patch, 15710 NW US Highway 441, Alachua, Florida 32615
  • 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

BSU Fall Festival

This year, the University of Florida's Black Student Union plans to host a free fall festival geared toward Gainesville/Alachua County ...

  • 3:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Flavet Field (Woodlawn Dr, Gainesville, FL 32603)
  • Cost: free
  • 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 ...

  • 3:00 pm 
  • Location: Oak Hall School, Cofrin Gallery, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

First Baptist Church of High Springs Fall Festival

Free fall festival. We will have games, candy, jump houses, cake walk, and a silent auction with cakes.

  • 4:00 pm -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: 20112 N US Hwy 441, High Springs, FL 32643
  • Cost: free
  • Website: fbchighsprings.org
  • Category: Free

Fanning Springs Trunk or Treat

Trunk or Treat, Try to stay 6 feet, We will give your kids lots of candy to eat

Trunk or Treat at Abiding Savior Lutheran Church

Trick or Treating from Trunk to Trunk in the parking lot of Abiding Savior.

  • 5:00 pm -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: Abiding Savior Lutheran Church and Preschool, 9700 W Newberry Rd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: abidingsavior.info
  • Category: Free

Florida Gators Soccer vs. LSU

Help cheer on the Gators Soccer team!

Alachua Pumpkin Patch Tractor Rides

Bring your whole family and come enjoy the pumpkin patch & hayride!

  • 2:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Alachua's Pumpkin Patch, 15710 NW US Highway 441, Alachua, Florida 32615
  • 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

Keller Williams Realty Gainesville Realty Partners Free Fall Photos and Free Pumpkins!

Come and stop by at the Alachua Pumpkin Patch (15710 NW US Hwy 441, Alachua, 32615 - Sponsored by First ...

  • 2:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Alachua Pumpkin Patch (15710 NW US Hwy 441, Alachua, 32615
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.signupgenius.com
  • Category: Free

Noah's Endeavor Halloween Event

Please join Noah’s Endeavor and UF Pre-Dental Society for pumpkin decorating, crafts, fun, and friendship for ALL! We welcome friends, ...

  • 2:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Westside Park, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Fossil Fun with the Cade

Step into the Cade’s Creativity Lab with us to learn about Florida limestone, how rocks and fossils are formed, and ...

Trinity UMC Fall Fest Trunk n Treat

We are so excited to bring back our annual Fall Fest on October 24th from 3:30-5:30pm This family friendly event ...

  • 3:30 pm -  5:30 pm 
  • Location: Trinity United Methodist Church: 4000 NW 53rd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: FREE event
  • Website: trinitygnv.org
  • Category: Free

Destiny Community Church Fall Family Fest

Join us for the annual Family Fest! Completely FREE event including food, hay ride, games, candy, train rides, bounce houses ...

  • 4:00 pm -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: 420 SW 250th St, Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Hopeful Baptist Trunk or Treat in Lake City

Join us for this year's Trunk-or-Treat! It's a great time every year with costumes, candy, popcorn, food, hay-rides, and plenty ...

  • 4:00 pm 
  • Location: Hopeful Baptist Church: 289 SE Hopeful Dr., Lake City, FL 32025
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Grace at Fort ClarkTrunk or Treat

Grace UMC will be hosting an in-person Trunk or Treat event this year that is perfect for the entire family! ...

  • 5:00 pm -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: Grace at Fort Clarke UMC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: gracegnv.org
  • Category: Free

NAMI Family Support Group

NAMI Family Support Group - Meets Second and Fourth Monday of each month. This is for adults that have a family ...

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

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
October 20 - 26