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November 29 - December 5

Help Me Grow Alachua: Story time, Screenings and Parent Workshops

Learning how to approach and solve problems, both at home and at school, can affect the quality of a child’s ...

  • 5:00 pm -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: Archer Community Center 16671 SW 137th Avenue, Archer, FL 32618
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

O2BKids Homeschool Wednesday Program

Homeschool Wednesdays are back! The homeschool program is FREE to O2B Kids Family Members. They will enjoy meet-ups with other members ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: O2B Kids Supercenter 7383 SW 17th Road, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: FREE to O2B Kids Family Members
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun
  • 5:00 pm -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: Gamesville Tabletop, 4401 NW 25th Place, Suite G, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $3 per player
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Okito America New Location Grand Opening!

Join Okito America and the Gainesville Chamber of Commerce as we cut the ribbon on our NEW location at 7420 ...

  • 5:00 pm -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: 7420 W Newberry Rd, Gainesville, FL 32605-4323
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

University of Florida: Lighting of the Holiday Gator

Come celebrate the end of the semester with the lighting of the Holiday Gator on the lawn of the University ...

  • 5:00 pm -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: University Auditorium 333 Newell Dr, Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Ignite Life Center Festival of Trees

Join us for this year's "FESTIVAL OF TREES" where for only three days. December 1st through the 3rd, you will ...

  • 6:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: Ignite Life Center 404 Northwest 14th Avenue Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: Admission is $8 for adults, $5 for children
  • Website: www.eventbrite.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

Ignite Life Center Festival of Trees

Join us for this year's "FESTIVAL OF TREES" where for only three days. December 1st through the 3rd, you will ...

  • 6:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: Ignite Life Center 404 Northwest 14th Avenue Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: Admission is $8 for adults, $5 for children
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Train

We welcome you to the 2022 Christmas Train at Kirby Family Farm! It’s our 11th year hosting this Holiday fun ...

  • 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 contribution is requested.
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Painted Planet School of Art: Make Your Own Christmas Ornament

Make Your Own Christmas Ornament! Painted Planet School of Art will host a Make-n-Take Ornament table at Mossman Hall’s Art ...

Town Of Bell Lighting

It's hard to believe it's almost that time once again for the Town Lighting. The Town of Bell has a FREE ...

UF Astronomy Public Night Observatory

The Department of Astronomy operates an on-campus Teaching Observatory for educational and public programs. These events are all free to ...

  • 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: UF Astronomy Teaching Observatory, 211 Bryant Space Science Center, Gainesville, FL 3261
  • Cost: free
  • Website: astro.ufl.edu
  • Category: Family Fun

Jingle Bell Jog 5k and Holiday Social

Oh What Fun! Join us this holiday season for a family-friendly 5k jog around Westside Park! It'll be followed by food, ...

  • 8:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Albert "Ray" Massey Westside Park 1001 NW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: FREE for Florida Track Club Members and $15 for non-members.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

American Legion Post 16: Breakfast with Santa

SANTA’S COMING! Breakfast with Santa! Pancakes, sausage, bacon or ham $8. Or you can order from the menu. There will be ...

  • 8:30 am - 10:30 am 
  • Location: American Legion Post 16 4701 NW 6th Street Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: $8
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Celebration UMC Christmas Bazaar

Celebration United Methodist Church will be hosting a Christmas Bazaar on December 3rd from 9 am - 3 pm. For ...

  • 9:00 am -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Celebration United Methodist Church 9501 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Dudley Farm Cane Day Festival

See an original Florida working farm from the post Civil War to the 1940s as they grind sugar cane and ...

  • 9:00 am -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Dudley Farm Historic State Park 18730 W. Newberry Road Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: Park Admission: $8.00 per vehicle. Correct change is required. Limit 8 people per vehicle.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Hawthorne Christmas Festival

Santa and Mrs. Claus, Parade, Bounce House, Food Trucks, Vendors and more.

Sycamore Lane Vintage Christmas Market

A small town Hallmark Christmas in Historic Downtown Newberry! Come enjoy shopping over 30 vendors with vintage goods, crafts, gifts, ...

Crooked Cactus Boutique Winter Outdoor Market

Welcome to our 4th Annual Outdoor Market hosted by Crooked Cactus Boutique. We will have over 35 vendors, along with food ...

  • 10:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Williston Horseman's Park 1610 SW 8th Terrace, Williston, FL 32696
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Festival at Fort King

Step into the 1800s at the Festival at Fort King! This two day event will feature historic themed crafts, games, ...

  • 10:00 am -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Fort King National Historic Landmark and Visitor Center 3925 E Fort King St, Ocala, FL 34470
  • Cost: $5 per person, Veterans & Children Under 5 are FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Gainesville Woman's Club Festival of Trees Holiday Open House

Join us on December 3, 2022 for the Festival Trees! The Clubhouse will be open from 10 am -2 pm ...

  • 10:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Gainesville Woman's Club: 2809 West University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: Adults are $5 at the door, kids are free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Ignite Life Center Festival of Trees

Join us for this year's "FESTIVAL OF TREES" where for only three days. December 1st through the 3rd, you will ...

  • 10:00 am -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Ignite Life Center 404 Northwest 14th Avenue Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: Admission is $8 for adults, $5 for children
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Mama's Sweet Blessings: Christmas Cookie Decorating Class

Join me in decorating a fun set of Christmas themed cookies! You'll go home with a half dozen of beautiful ...

Skate Station Funworks Roller Skating Lessons

You are never too young or old to Learn to Skate! Skaters learn the basic skills of forward and backward skating, ...

  • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $9/skater
  • Website: funworks.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Forest Grove Baptist Church Christmas Festival

This is a free family event with games, prizes, snow cones, cotton candy, bounce houses, popcorn, crafts, photo booth and ...

Bo Diddley Plaza Kids Holiday Dance Party

Come down to Bo Diddley Plaza for a Kids Holiday Dance Party with DJ E-LO. This is a Free Family ...

  • 4:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Bo Diddley Plaza 111 E. University Ave Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Main Street Alachua Holiday Nights

Shop, Dine & Stroll! Main Street Alachua Join us as we kickoff the season with our annual classic Tree Lighting, FRIDAY, ...

Studio TM Ceramics Menorah Making Hanukkah Party

Join us for a hands on clay activity, making your very own Hanukkah Menorah! This event can be scheduled for ...

Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Train

We welcome you to the 2022 Christmas Train at Kirby Family Farm! It’s our 11th year hosting this Holiday fun ...

  • 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 contribution is requested.
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Mayhem Ranch Winter Festival

SAVE THE DATE! Santa and his reindeer are coming back to Mayhem Ranch! The Mayhem Ranch Winter Festival opens December ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: 17830 SE 40th St., Morriston, FL, 32668
  • Cost: $15 Pre-Sale ($20.00 at the gate, if available) | Children under 2 FREE
  • Website: mayhemranchfl.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Archer Christmas Celebration: Parade of Lights and Toy Giveaway

Let’s celebrate Christmas together Archer Christmas Celebration: Parade of Lights and Toy Giveaway December 3, 2022 | Parade at 6:30 pm Celebration at ...

  • 6:30 pm 
  • Location: Wilson Robinson Park 13975 SW 174th St, Archer, FL 32618
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Festival at Fort King

Step into the 1800s at the Festival at Fort King! This two day event will feature historic themed crafts, games, ...

  • 10:00 am -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Fort King National Historic Landmark and Visitor Center 3925 E Fort King St, Ocala, FL 34470
  • Cost: $5 per person, Veterans & Children Under 5 are FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Sensory Sundays at Defy

Enjoy the freedom of sensory-friendly jumping. During sensory time, the music is quieter, the club lights are off, the environment ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: 6250 NW 23rd Street, Suite 8, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: Weekend $17.99 | Weekend (4 & Under) $13.99
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Constellation Charter School of Gainesville Winter Faire

Save the date! Our Winter Faire 2022 is coming! Join us at Alpin Bistro in downtown Gainesville on Sunday, December ...

  • 11:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Alpin Bistro 15 SW 2nd St, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Sweet Dreams Winter Flavor Night

Happy Holidays from Sweet Dreams. We will be serving up some of our most iconic holiday inspired ice creams.

Mayhem Ranch Winter Festival

SAVE THE DATE! Santa and his reindeer are coming back to Mayhem Ranch! The Mayhem Ranch Winter Festival opens December ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: 17830 SE 40th St., Morriston, FL, 32668
  • Cost: $15 Pre-Sale ($20.00 at the gate, if available) | Children under 2 FREE
  • Website: mayhemranchfl.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Florida Gators Gymnastics Hype Night

Can’t wait for the 2023 Gators gymnastics season to start? Then the Gators Gymnastics Hype Night Presented by American Campus Communities ...

  • 6:45 pm 
  • Location: Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center, 250 Gale Lemerand Dr, Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: Free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun
November 29 - December 5