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November 29 - December 5

High Springs Lions Club Here Comes Santa Claus

Holiday Cheer will be Here. When Santa Stops at the High Springs Lions Club. Time to get into the Spirit and ...

  • 6:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: High Springs Lions Club: 26900 W US Highway 27, High Springs, FL, 32643
  • Cost: Free, Donations are Welcome
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

It's Christmas Again

Jake Young (Lawson Touliatos) wants nothing more than to spend his Christmas vacation with his girlfriend, Abbey Walker (Leela Owen). ...

High Springs Lions Club Here Comes Santa Claus

Holiday Cheer will be Here. When Santa Stops at the High Springs Lions Club. Time to get into the Spirit and ...

  • 6:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: High Springs Lions Club: 26900 W US Highway 27, High Springs, FL, 32643
  • Cost: Free, Donations are Welcome
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Home with Dee: Holiday Around The World Part 1

Register Online! Come join us on an adventure around the world and discover how people from different countries celebrate the holidays ...

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: Holiday Events

Pinspiration DIY Sublimation Mug Workshop

Are you stuck on what to get someone for the upcoming holiday season? Do you have a little artist whose ...

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: Holiday Events

I Heard the Bells

I Heard the Bells tells the inspiring true story behind the beloved Christmas carol and its author, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. ...

  • 7:00 pm 
  • Location: Regal Royal Park Stadium 16- 3702 W. Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: See website for pricing
  • Website: www.fathomevents.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Santa Fe College Songs of the Season

“Songs of the Season,” a Santa Fe College Holiday Tradition, is December 1, 2022 The Santa Fe Singers, directed by Music ...

  • 7:30 pm 
  • Location: Santa Fe College Fine Arts Hall: 3000 NW 83rd Street Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $9 - $15
  • Website: www.showpass.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Toys Tour

Join the largest Toys Collection Charity/Event on the water! Toys Tour is a nonprofit company 501(3)C helping children that are ...

Christkindlmarkt at Blackadder Brewing

It's the most wonderful time of the year...Time for our 6th Annual Christkindlmarkt! Join us for our outdoor holiday market featuring ...

Children's Ministries at TUMC: Parents' Night Out

Parents night out is BACK! This Friday December 2nd from 5:30-8:30 pm join us for our first parents night out ...

  • 5:30 pm -  8:30 pm 
  • Location: 4000 NW 53rd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: $15 per child | Additional $5 for pizza dinner
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

City of Alachua Christmas Tree Lighting

Join us for our annual classic Tree Lighting on Main Street. This FREE event includes kids' photos with Santa, kids' ...

  • 6:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: Skinner Park (next to Bev's Burgers) 15100 NW 142 Terrace, Alachua, FL 32615
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

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: Holiday Events

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: Holiday Events

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 ...

I Heard the Bells

I Heard the Bells tells the inspiring true story behind the beloved Christmas carol and its author, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. ...

  • 7:00 pm 
  • Location: Regal Royal Park Stadium 16- 3702 W. Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: See website for pricing
  • Website: www.fathomevents.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

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: Holiday Events

Lamp Post Therapy Center Holiday Market

Join us for coffee, thrifting, and crafty gifts just in time for the holidays! Snap a picture with Santa while ...

  • 8:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Lamp Post Therapy Center 13568 NW 1st Lane, Unit 1, Tioga, FL 32669
  • Cost: free
  • Website: sites.google.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Toys Tour

Join the largest Toys Collection Charity/Event on the water! Toys Tour is a nonprofit company 501(3)C helping children that are ...

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 ...

Brown's Country Buffet: Breakfast and Photos with Santa

It's time to mark your calendars for Saturday, December 3rd! Santa will be visiting during breakfast, and taking photos with ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: Brown's Country Buffet 14423 NW US Hwy 441, Alachua, FL 32615
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

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: Holiday Events

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: Holiday Events

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: Holiday Events

Historic Haile Homestead Tour Holiday Decorations - Angels

Come visit the Historic Haile Homestead and see it decorated for the holidays! This year's theme is Angels! Learn more ...

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: Holiday Events

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 ...

Oaks Mall Miss and Mr. Christmas Pageant

Christmas Pageant where every contestant wins a trophy and Christmas crown! Babies, Boys and Girls birth to 27 years. 11 ...

  • 10:00 am 
  • Location: Oaks Mall 6419 Newberry Road Gainesville, Florida 32605
  • Cost: see website for pricing
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Operation Santa Delivery

Come see Santa arrive, not by sled or by reindeer, but by helicopter! This event is a carnival-like celebration that is ...

  • 10:00 am -  1:00 pm 
  • Location: Santa Fe College North Fields, Intersection of NW 39th Ave and NW 91st Street
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Christkindlmarkt at Blackadder Brewing

It's the most wonderful time of the year...Time for our 6th Annual Christkindlmarkt! Join us for our outdoor holiday market featuring ...

Met Op: The Magic Flute Holiday Encore

Julie Taymor’s kaleidoscopic production returns to select cinemas this holiday season in an encore presentation of the company’s first-ever Live ...

  • 12:55 pm 
  • Location: Regal Butler Town Center 14, 3101 SW 35 Boulevard, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: Fathom General Admission $17.12 | NCM Child $12.84
  • Website: www.fathomevents.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Momentum Dance Arts presents A Holiday Fantasy

Our annual "Holiday Fantasy" Production will be December 3rd at Oak Hall School in Gainesville. Select classes will be participating ...

The Hippodrome presents A Christmas Carol

Adapted by Niall McGinty from Charles Dickens Bah Humbug to dashing through the snow and sleigh rides in Florida. Staying true ...

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 ...

Holiday at Santa Fe College

Come watch Perry the mouse and Santa Claus himself journey through the forest to make it snow in the Fine ...

  • 2:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Santa Fe College Fine Arts Hall: 3000 NW 83rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: Adult $15 | Senior, Student, Military $9 | Child 12 & Under Free
  • Website: www.showpass.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Gainesville Pops Holiday Concert at First United Methodist Church

Join us for the Gainesville Pops Annual holiday concert! Pieces include the Polar Express and a variety of seasonal selections.

  • 3:00 pm 
  • Location: First United Methodist Church: 419 Northeast 1st Street, Gainesville, Florida
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Kika Silva Pla Planetarium Show: Let It Snow

Come enjoy a “Music 360” experience for the whole family with Music 360: Let It Snow! This 30-minute full-dome show features ...

  • 3:00 pm -  3:35 pm 
  • Location: Kika Silva Pla Planetarium at Santa Fe College
  • Cost: Adults $7.19| Children & Seniors: $6.17
  • Website: www.showpass.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

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: Holiday Events

I Heard the Bells

I Heard the Bells tells the inspiring true story behind the beloved Christmas carol and its author, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. ...

  • 4:00 pm 
  • Location: Regal Royal Park Stadium 16- 3702 W. Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: See website for pricing
  • Website: www.fathomevents.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

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, ...

Momentum Dance Arts presents A Holiday Fantasy

Our annual "Holiday Fantasy" Production will be December 3rd at Oak Hall School in Gainesville. Select classes will be participating ...

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 ...

The Hippodrome presents A Christmas Carol

Adapted by Niall McGinty from Charles Dickens Bah Humbug to dashing through the snow and sleigh rides in Florida. Staying true ...

Gainesville Youth Chorus Holiday Concert

Gainesville Youth Chorus Annual Holiday Concert - singers ages 7-18 ring in the holiday season with their annual concert. Free ...

City of Newberry Christmas Tree Lighting

Join us for holiday cheer as we light our spectacular Christmas Tree to officially kick off the holiday season. This ...

Holiday Lights Celebration at the Historic Thomas Center

The Holiday Lights Celebration at the Historic Thomas Center, an annual tradition for decades, will take place in the Center’s ...

  • 6:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: The Thomas Center, 302 NE 6th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: Free entry. Carriage Rides $5/person donation
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Holiday at Santa Fe College

Come watch Perry the mouse and Santa Claus himself journey through the forest to make it snow in the Fine ...

  • 6:00 pm -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: Santa Fe College Fine Arts Hall: 3000 NW 83rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: Adult $15 | Senior, Student, Military $9 | Child 12 & Under Free
  • Website: www.showpass.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

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: Holiday Events

Lake Butler Christmas Parade

Plan to bring the family out to Lake Butler to enjoy this year's annual Lake Butler Christmas Parade!

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: Holiday Events

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 ...

Williston Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland featuring Light Up Williston. It's a night of fun for the entire family that will include games, goodies, ...

Toys Tour

Join the largest Toys Collection Charity/Event on the water! Toys Tour is a nonprofit company 501(3)C helping children that are ...

Local Provisions Brunch with Santa

SANTA!!! We know him!!! And he’s coming to town for brunch! Mark your calendars and put those finishing touches on your Christmas ...

  • 9:30 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Local Provisions: 13005 SW 1st Rd, Suite 129, Newberry, FL 32669
  • Cost: $16.95 for kids (12 & Under) $28.95 for adults
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

GLAM Craft Show

Come join us on Sunday, December 4 for the 14th annual winter edition of GLAM Craft Show, once again at ...

  • 10:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: First Magnitude Brewing Company 1220 SE Veitch St, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free entry
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Historic Haile Homestead Tour Holiday Decorations - Angels

Come visit the Historic Haile Homestead and see it decorated for the holidays! This year's theme is Angels! Learn more ...

Starlight's Christmas Grinchmas Beauty Pageant

Amazing awards, 10-12" crowns, beautiful sashes.

  • 12:15 pm 
  • Location: Hilton University of Florida Conference Center 1714 SW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Sweet Dreams Winter Flavor Night

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

UF Carillon Annual Holiday Concert

Listeners are encouraged to find a location at least 100 feet from the tower for an optimal listening experience.

  • 1:55 pm 
  • Location: Century Tower Carillon, 375 Newell Dr, Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: free
  • Website: arts.ufl.edu
  • Category: Holiday Events

I Heard the Bells

I Heard the Bells tells the inspiring true story behind the beloved Christmas carol and its author, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. ...

  • 4:00 pm 
  • Location: Regal Royal Park Stadium 16- 3702 W. Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: See website for pricing
  • Website: www.fathomevents.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

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: Holiday Events

CLF Kids Christmas Production The Little Drummer Dude

Join us Sunday, December 4th at 6:30 PM for a CLF Kids production, THE LITTLE DRUMMER DUDE Meet the up-and-coming Persia’s ...

The Hippodrome presents A Christmas Carol

Adapted by Niall McGinty from Charles Dickens Bah Humbug to dashing through the snow and sleigh rides in Florida. Staying true ...

UF School of Music presents Sounds of the Season

UF School of Music presents Sounds of the Season, Sunday, December 4 at 7pm at the Phillips Center.

  • 7:00 pm 
  • Location: Curtis M Phillips Center for Performing Arts 3201 Hull Road, Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: Free and open to the public
  • Website: performingarts.ufl.edu
  • Category: Holiday Events
November 29 - December 5