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October 25 - 31

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

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 ...

Ghouls, Goblins, and Greeks

The University of Florida's Junior Panhellenic Council is hosting their annual Ghouls, Goblins, and Greeks Event on Sorority Row. Please ...

  • 5:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: UF Sorority Row, located on East and West Panhellenic Dr., between 8th and 9th Ave. Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

First Baptist Church of Ft. McCoy Fall Festival

Fun for the family. We'll have booths set up with games for the kids and we'll be giving out lots ...

  • 7:00 pm -  8:30 pm 
  • Location: 11350 E Highway 316, Fort McCoy
  • Cost: free
  • 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 Public Schools: What's New for 2021-2022

Find out about all the new resources available for your student through ACPS! Register today! * K-5 Standards and ...

National Immigrants Day Celebration

The City of Gainesville welcomes our neighbors to the steps of City Hall on Thursday, Oct. 28 at 9:45 a.m. ...

  • 9:45 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: City Hall, 200 E University Ave, 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

Cade Museum Lights on Afterschool Program

Fun creative activities, refreshments, after-school providers and free entry

  • 3:00 pm -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: The Cade Museum, 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: FREE admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Introduction to Comic Books with Sequential Arts Workshop

Join us as instructors from the Sequential Artists Workshop, Gainesville's very own comics school, walk you through the art and ...

HarborChase Trunk or Treat

Join us for a spooky good time and celebrate Halloween in style with chef-prepared treats and potent potions. Associates and ...

  • 4:00 pm -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: HarborChase: 1415 For Clarke Blvd, Gainesville
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

High Springs Great Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Bring your painted, carved, or decorated pumpkin to help support families and children in the community. Categories are as follows: ...

  • 4:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: High Springs Farmers Market: 23517 NW 185th Rd, High Springs, FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Littlewood Trunk or Treat

Join us for Trunk or Treat!

  • 4:30 pm -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: Littlewood Elementary School Parking Lot, 812 NW 34th Street, Gainesville, Florida 32605
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Youth Night & Community Fall Festival

Bring your family! Bring your friends! Come out & join us for this evening full of fun, food, candy, haunts, music ...

  • 5:30 pm -  8:30 pm 
  • Location: Duval Community Partnership (old Duval Elementary School) - 2106 NE 8th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32641
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Florida Gators Soccer vs. South Carolina

Help cheer on the Gators Soccer team!

UF Gators Swimming and Diving vs Georgia

Join us at the O'Connell Center pool as we match up against SEC rival Georgia.

  • 10:00 am 
  • Location: Stephen C. O’Connell Center 250 Gale Lemerand Drive Gainesville, Florida 32611
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Charter Senior Living Trunk or Treat Halloween Festival

Join us for our "Trunk or Treat Halloween Festival" We will have decorated trunks for Trunk or Treating, Craft/Food/Business vendors ...

  • 1:00 pm 
  • Location: Charter Senior Living Center: 1001 SW 62nd Blvd Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Dolce Vita Bakery Spooktakular

Come bring the kids to enjoy free cupcakes and Halloween trick or treating. Make sure to dress up in your ...

  • 2:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Dolce Vita Bakery Cafe: 4908 NW 34th Street, Suite 2, Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

High Springs Brewing Company Halloween Madness

Join us for a night of Halloween Madness! Costume contest, special witches brews, food trucks and live music. Come on ...

  • 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm 
  • Location: 18562 NW 237th St, High Springs, FL 32643
  • Cost: free admission. Food , drinks, and craft kits for sale
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Trunk or Treat at the YMCA

Join the YMCA for a family fun Trunk-or-Treat. This event is FREE and open to the community.

  • 5:00 pm -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: 5201 NW 34th St, Gainesville FL 32605
  • Cost: free
  • Website: ncfymca.org
  • Category: Free

Be Batty at Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

Come to Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park to learn about bats and their important role in our ecosystem from the ...

  • 5:30 pm -  6:30 pm 
  • Location: Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park,100 Savannah Blvd. Micanopy FL 32667
  • Cost: Free with paid park admission of $6 per vehicle
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Free

Plaza Health & Rehab: Pumpkin Town- Trunk or Treat

The Plaza Health and Rehab will be hosting an outdoor Halloween Spooktacular event. There will be a trunk or treat, ...

  • 5:30 pm -  7:30 pm 
  • Location: 4842 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Celebration Pointe Trick or Treating

Come out to the Celebration Pointe Promenade for a Safe Trick-or-Treat and a special Halloween dance performance from the Gainesville ...

Swamp City Fitness Halloween Trunk or Treat

Our Second Annual Trunk or Treat! This is an Open to Public Event where All families of our community are ...

  • 6:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: 4315 SW 29th Avenue, Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Ornan Lodge Free Outdoor Movie Night

Free Outdoor Movie Night "Edward Scissorhands" Starring Johnny Depp Bring a lawn chair or blanket all welcome! Gates Open 6:30 pm Cartoons 7:00 pm Feature Movie ...

  • 6:30 pm -  9:40 pm 
  • Location: Ornan Lodge No. 117: 250 NE 6th Blvd, Williston
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

UF Carillon Recital

The UF Carillon Studio Concert Series offers a chance to hear the UF Carillon performed in a fifty-minute recital.

  • 7:20 pm 
  • Location: Century Tower Carillon, 375 Newell Dr, Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: free
  • Website: arts.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free

Tioga Outdoor Movie Night - Hocus Pocus

Grab your blankets and come enjoy ‘Hocus Pocus' on Friday, October 29th, starting at 7:30 p.m. Relax and enjoy the ...

  • 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm 
  • Location: Tioga Town Center, 133 SW 130th Way, Newberry, FL 32669
  • 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

Jenkins Kia Pumpkin Painting Contest

Bring the Kids down to Jenkins Kia of Gainesville and participate in our pumpkin painting competition. First 40 children only. ...

  • 8:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Jenkins Kia: 2810 N. Main St, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • 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 ...

Micanopy Fall Festival

Micanopy Florida is a scenic location for a fall arts and crafts festival. Micanopy is the town that time forgot. ...

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

Trenton's Nightmare on First Street

We are excited to announce Trenton's 2nd Annual Nightmare on First Street! This year, we will be having Arts & ...

  • 9:00 am -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: 110 Main Street, Trenton, FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

US Auto Sales Trunk or Treat

Come dressed in your best Halloween costume. Bring your bags to collect candy and invite your family, friends, and neighbors! ...

  • 9:00 am -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: 1725 N Main St, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Waldo Farmers and Flea Market Trick or Treat and Haunted House

Come Bring Kiddos Out for the Halloween Excitement Saturday and Sunday 9am-Close! Haunted House, Trick or Treat from Participating Vendors! ...

  • 9:00 am -  4:30 pm 
  • Location: Waldo Farmers and Flea Market, 17805 US Hwy 301. Waldo FL
  • 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

Cade Museum Sparks and Spooks

From tricks and treats to oozy slime and creepy fake blood, a witch’s brew of fun awaits kids and families ...

  • 10:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: The Cade Museum, 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: Children (17 years & under) get in free in costume
  • 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

Oaks Mall Monster Mash

Join us for Dancing, Contests, Music and Fun at our Monster Mash and Trick-or-Treating

Springhill Church Drive-Thru Fall Festival

Bring the children out to receive candy and goodies! We will have a photographer on-site to capture the moment. Kids ...

  • 12:00 pm -  1:00 pm 
  • Location: 120 SE Williston Rd, Gainesville, FL
  • 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

Trunk or Treat at Flemington Baptist Church

Trunk or Treat ~ Games ~ Food ~ Family Friendly ~ FREE Flemington Baptist Church

  • 3:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: 18250 NW 100th Ave Rd. Micanopy, FL 32667
  • Cost: $0
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Bass Pro Shop Trick or Treating

Trick or Treating, giveaways, and crafts for the kids.

  • 4:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: Bass Pro Shops, 2650 Bass Pro Shops Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.basspro.com
  • Category: Free

Fall for Jesus Festival in Bell

You are invited and welcome to come have fun at this free community event! Redemption church will be hosting “Fall ...

  • 4:00 pm -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: 3240 W Railroad Ave, Bell, FL 32619
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Light Up the Night Melrose

2nd Annual Fall Community Event! Several local churches in our area coming together to pull off this event! Glow Dance ...

Old Providence Baptist Church Fall Festival / Trunk or Treat in Lake Butler

Please join us for our Fall Festival / Trunk or Treat!

  • 4:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: 9316 NW County Road 245, Lake Butler, FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Duron Williamson's Tree Service Halloween Event in Bell

Bring the kids out for good old family fun and meet this year's guest monsters. Trick or treat starts at ...

First United Methodist Church of Chiefland Trunk n Treat

Trunk n Treat with music, hayride, photo op opportunities, farm animals and lots of candy!!

  • 5:00 pm -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: 707 N. Main St. Chiefland, FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free
  • 5:30 pm 
  • Location: 3 SE 12th Ave, Cross City, FL 32628
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Alachua Trick or Treat on Main Street

Bring the kids down to Historic Main Street Alachua to trick or treat! Costume Contest at 7pm! Winners of Scarecrow ...

  • 6:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: Main Street in Alachua
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

First Baptist Church of Alachua NextGen Bonfire

Bring a snack to share, camp chairs to sit on and get ready for a great time! We will have ...

  • 6:00 pm 
  • Location: 14707 NW 186th Ave, Alachua, FL 32615
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Greater Bethel AME Church Trunk or Treat

Bring the children out for a one stop community experience.

  • 6:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: Greater Bethel AME Church: 701 SE 43rd St., Gainesville, FL 32641
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Micanopy Fall Festival

Micanopy Florida is a scenic location for a fall arts and crafts festival. Micanopy is the town that time forgot. ...

Waldo Farmers and Flea Market Trick or Treat and Haunted House

Come Bring Kiddos Out for the Halloween Excitement Saturday and Sunday 9am-Close! Haunted House, Trick or Treat from Participating Vendors! ...

  • 9:00 am -  4:30 pm 
  • Location: Waldo Farmers and Flea Market, 17805 US Hwy 301. Waldo FL
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Alive Kids Candy Palooza

Alive Kids Ministry welcomes your children ages six weeks through 5th grade to our 11:30 Candypalooza! Come dressed as your ...

  • 11:30 am -  1:00 pm 
  • Location: Alive Church 5805 NW 37th Street Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.myalivechurch.org
  • Category: Free

Trunk or Treat at Gainesville Harley-Davidson

Stuff your bikes full of candy and head down to Gainesville Harley-Davidson! The kids can stock up on Candy! We ...

  • 12:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Gainesville Harley-Davidson 4125 NW 97th Blvd, Gainesville, Florida 32606
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Winn Dixie High Springs Halloween Spooktakular

When you’re out trick or treating through the beautiful city of High Springs, be sure to swing into your local ...

  • 12:00 pm 
  • Location: High Springs Winn-Dixie: 20303 NW US 441, High Springs, FL 32643
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Halloween at Haile Equestrian

Join us for our annual Halloween Extravaganza! Activities include candy giveaways, horse costume parade, and FREE pony rides. There will ...

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
  • 3:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: First Baptist Church, 14105 NW 39th Avenue, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Bass Pro Shop Trick or Treating

Trick or Treating, giveaways, and crafts for the kids.

  • 4:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: Bass Pro Shops, 2650 Bass Pro Shops Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.basspro.com
  • Category: Free

Kartikia for Kids

A sweet afternoon program for children ages 0-12yrs. With activities, storytime, Damodarastakam, and potluck snacks. This Sunday we will be ...

  • 4:00 pm -  5:30 pm 
  • Location: Legacy Park AMpitheatre, 15400 Peggy Road, Alachua, FL
  • Cost: Donations gratefully accepted to cover costs.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Lead Fitness HalloWOD

Join us on Halloween for a spooky Sunday at Lead WITCH will include the following: - a hay ride - bonfire - hot ...

  • 4:00 pm -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: Lead Fitness: 3417 NW 97th Blvd, Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Melrose Patriots Trunk or Treat

Trunk or Treat, games, and pumpkin decorating contest (bring your decorated pumpkin to be entered). Food available for purchase.

  • 4:00 pm -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: Melrose Heritage Park: 204 Pearl Street, Melrose
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

One Love Cafe Oktoberfest

Come end your Oktoberfest festivities with One Love Cafe! We are bringing you yet another fun afternoon for the whole ...

  • 4:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: One Love Cafe, 4989 NW 40th Place, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Trick or Treat at Publix

Trick or Treating. ghosts, ghouls, and free spirits welcome. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

  • 4:00 pm -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: All Publix locations
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.publix.com
  • Category: Free

Countryside Christian School and Countryside Baptist ChurchTrunk-Or-Treat

Countryside Christian School and Countryside Baptist Church is holding their annual Trunk-or-Treat! We’ve got candy, food trucks and more! Great ...

  • 5:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: Countryside Christian School
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free
  • 5:00 pm -  6:30 pm 
  • Location: 6725 NW 126th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32653
  • Cost: free
  • Website: haguebaptist.com
  • Category: Free

Trick or Treat Drive-Through at Ironwood Golf Course

- Drive-thru, contactless candy distribution - Free and open to the public - Gainesville Fire Rescue will also be handing out safety ...

  • 6:00 pm -  6:30 pm 
  • Location: Ironwood Golf Course: 2100 NE 39th Avenue, Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Trick or Treat at Tioga

Come join us on Halloween at Tioga Town Center to enjoy fun, festive activities for the whole family! Come Trick-or-Treat, ...

  • 6:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: Tioga Town Center, 133 SW 130th Street Newberry, FL 32669
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free
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