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December 5 - 11

Felasco Family Winter Fest

Fun activities for the kids, food trucks, fire trucks, bounce houses, face painting, Santa and more….

4th Ave Food Park - Food Truck Rally

The 4th Ave Food Park is hosting a Food Truck Rally on Sunday, December 5th from 4-9PM. 10 TRUCKS at One ...

  • 4:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: 409 SW 4th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Mayhem Ranch Winter Festival

Santa and live reindeer, Christmas trees, lighted hayride, Santa's workshops, reindeer train, live nativity scene, petting farm and MORE.

  • 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: 17830 SE 40th St., Morriston, FL, 32668
  • Cost: $15 | Children under 2 FREE
  • Website: mayhemranchfl.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Disney Music Party at Defy Gainesville

Come join us and get some energy out while listening to your favorite Disney songs :)

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: Defy Gainesville: 6250 NW 23rd St., Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Website: defy.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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: Family Fun
  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: Gamesville Tabletop, 4401 NW 25th Place, Suite G, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $5
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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: Family Fun

Red White and Blues Farm Strawberry U-Pick

Our newest crop has ripened earlier than expected! Come by the farm for our first-ever strawberry u-pick at Red, White ...

  • 10:00 am -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: 3250 NE 140th Ave, Williston, FL
  • Cost: • $4.95/lb u-pick strawberries • $2/stem for u-pick sunflowers (No Cash, debit and credit card only)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Harn Museum Nights

Join us for this once-a-month event taking place at the museum. Speakers and artists help our visitors connect with art ...

  • 6:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: SW 34th Street and Hull Road, Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: free food and admission
  • Website: harn.ufl.edu
  • Category: Family Fun

4th Ave Food Park - Holiday Market

Get into the holiday spirit, do your gift shopping, and support local makers at the Holiday Market this year at ...

  • 4:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: 409 SW 4th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Fa La La Fridays on Main Street in Alachua

Have your photo taken in Santa's house on Main, enjoy horse and carriage rides, movie on the wall, and store ...

Mayhem Ranch Winter Festival

Santa and live reindeer, Christmas trees, lighted hayride, Santa's workshops, reindeer train, live nativity scene, petting farm and MORE.

  • 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: 17830 SE 40th St., Morriston, FL, 32668
  • Cost: $15 | Children under 2 FREE
  • Website: mayhemranchfl.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Shoppes at Thornebrook Holiday Market and Open House

Thornebrook Square will be decorated in winter wonderland attire, Santa and snow included! Featuring music on the outdoor stage and ...

  • 5:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: Shoppes at Thornebrook Village, 2441 NW 43rd Street, Gainesville FL 32606
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Down Home Christmas in Trenton

Come join the first annual Down Home Christmas hosted by the Gilchrist County Chamber of Commerce. Food, games, music, caroling, ...

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: Family Fun

Christmas Circus Open Rehearsal

Check out our open rehearsal on Dec 10 as we prepare for the Two Hawk Christmas Circus on the 11th! ...

  • 7:00 pm 
  • Location: Gainesville Circus Center, 1925 Northwest 2nd Street, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: Adult tickets are $8. Kids 12 and under FREE
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Red White and Blues Farm Breakfast with Santa on the Farm

Experience breakfast with Santa and an enhanced family-dining style meal at Red, White & Blues Farm. Throughout the dining experience, ...

Jingle Bell Jog 5K

Join us this holiday season for a family-friendly 5k jog around Westside Park! It'll be followed by snacks, socializing and ...

  • 8:00 am 
  • Location: Westside Park, 1001 NW 34th Street, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: FREE for Florida Track Club Members and $15 for non-members.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Alachua Conservation Trust Trees and Treats

Happy Holidays! Join us at Prairie Creek Preserve with the whole family to plant longleaf pine seedlings and decorate holiday ...

Car Show Toy Drive in Waldo

Free Car Show and Toy Drive! This is an open show for Cars,Trucks and Motorcycles. Food and Refreshment on site ...

  • 10:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Waldo City Square 14450 NE 148th Ave Waldo, Fl 32694
  • Cost: Free
  • Category: Family Fun

Christmas Time on the Farm at Red White and Blues Farm

Join us as we celebrate Christmas Time at Red, White & Blues Farm! The farm is decked-out with festive decor ...

  • 10:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Red White & Blues Farm, 3250 NE 140th Avenue, Williston, Florida 32696
  • Cost: Wristband: $10/person 2 years and older.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Keystone Heights Holiday Extravaganza and Parade

This year we would like to introduce the first annual Keystone Heights Holiday Extravaganza. This event will be held Saturday, ...

Holiday Stroll in Micanopy

Join us for a Holiday Stroll in Micanopy! Come celebrate Micanopy's Bicentennial (1821-2021). Antique shops, Handmade craft shops, Live music, ...

  • 11:00 am -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: Micanopy, FL
  • Cost: free
  • Category: Family Fun

Pizza and Painting at Unity Park

The pizza and painting event originally scheduled this Saturday, Dec. 11 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. is changing locations. Please join ...

Two Hawk Hammock presents A Country Circus

Join us for the Two Hawk Christmas Circus! Circus shows at 12pm & 3pm Live music with Ali & Gosia Dance Performances by ...

Haile Village Bistro Winter at Windsor Tea

Her Majesty invites you to join us for a Holiday High Tea. The tea will include sandwiches, scones, other sweets, ...

  • 3:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: 5323 SW 91st Terrace, Gainesville, Florida 32608
  • Cost: Adults $26.99. Children under 10 $12.50
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Paynes Prairie - Holidays on the Prairie

The holidays are coming. Join us in celebrating with festive activities inspired by those who lived on the prairie in ...

  • 4:00 pm -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park, Visitor Center,100 Savannah Blvd. Micanopy FL 32667
  • Cost: Free with paid park admission of $6 per vehicle
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Mayhem Ranch Winter Festival

Santa and live reindeer, Christmas trees, lighted hayride, Santa's workshops, reindeer train, live nativity scene, petting farm and MORE.

  • 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: 17830 SE 40th St., Morriston, FL, 32668
  • Cost: $15 | Children under 2 FREE
  • Website: mayhemranchfl.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Celebration of Festivals

Join us for appetizers, cultural program and dinner.

  • 5:30 pm -  8:30 pm 
  • Location: Granville Plantation, 760 SW 202nd St, Newberry FL 32669
  • Cost: Free for children 5 and under, Adults $20-30, Kids $7-15
  • Website: icec.ticketleap.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Christmas in the Quarry at Cedar Lakes Woods and Gardens

Christmas in the Quarry is back for our FOURTH YEAR! Come celebrate the holiday season at Cedar Lakes Woods and ...

  • 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: Family Fun

Gainesville Street Rods Cruz-In

Register your car for a chance to win prizes. Show starts @ 6pm until we get tired, music and conversation ...

  • 6:00 pm 
  • Location: Publix Super Market at Springhill Commons, 9200 NW 39th Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32606
  • Cost: free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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: Family Fun

Movie on the Lawn at First UMC Alachua

First UMC Alachua will be hosting "Movie on the Lawn" and will be showing "The Star." So bring a chair, ...

  • 6:00 pm 
  • Location: First UMC Alachua, 14805 NW 140th St, Alachua, FL 32615
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Photos with Santa at Lights on 20th Ave. in Newberry

Santa will be at our show for photos!

A Disney Christmas In The Park - Worthington Springs

Come join us with the whole family for some Disney Christmas fun! FREE Hot Cocoa and snack, Santa and Mrs ...

  • 7:00 pm -  9:30 pm 
  • Location: Worthington Springs Park, SR 121, Worthington Springs, FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun
December 5 - 11