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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

Smart Start at Zion Christmas Mini-Session

Join us to sing along to a lot of your favorites and learn new songs to help your children better ...

  • 10:30 am 
  • Location: 1700 NW 34th Street, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: free, donations accepted
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

V Pizza V for Victory Holiday Pizza Party

Join us for the 6th Annual V for Victory Holiday Pizza Party and help us raise money for the over ...

  • 5:30 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: V Pizza 115 SE 1 St, Gainesville, FL, 32601
  • Cost: $40 ADULT Ticket: includes all you can eat + (2) adult drink tickets. $25 YOUTH Ticket (ages 11-20) includes all you can eat + fountain drink. $15 CHILD Ticket (10 & Under) includes all you can eat + fountain drink.
  • Website: 904tix.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Kimball Wiles Wildcats Chorus Holiday Performance

We’ve got a fantastic Holiday Performance Lineup for you this month! Save the dates, and don’t forget your lawn chairs ...

La Leche League Breastfeeding In Person Meeting

Join us on the first Wednesday of each month at 10:00 am at One Love Café for breastfeeding support, friendship, ...

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

Harn Museum of Art Museum Nights: Art Break

It’s a busy, bustling holiday season! Why not take an Art Break? Meander the galleries, enjoy the upbeat tunes of ...

  • 6:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: Harn Museum of Art 3259 Hull Road, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: harn.ufl.edu
  • Category: Family Fun

My Pizza Place on Main: Pizza with Santa in your PJs

Annual Pizza/Pajama night with Santa! Wear your favorite Christmas pajamas! Don't wait in line, come have pizza with Santa on 12/8 ...

  • 6:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: My Pizza Place on Main: 14933 Main Street, Alachua, FL
  • Cost: free entry
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

High Springs Community Movie Night in High Springs

Join your Families & Friends for our 2nd Annual Community Event Holiday Movie Night at High Springs Sports Complex This year ...

  • 5:00 pm 
  • Location: High Springs Sports Complex 19499 NW 238th St, High Springs, FL 32643
  • Cost: Free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Light the Village at Haile Village Center

It's that time of year again! Time to light up the Haile Village Center once more. Enjoy Holiday music, train ...

  • 5:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: 5100 SW 91st Ter, Gainesville, FL 32608-8143
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.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

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center Festival of Lights

Bring Family and Friends! December 9th through the 23rd will be all Holiday Magic Nights! Each night will feature complimentary: Popcorn Hot Cocoa Marshmallows ...

  • 5:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: Enter at the North Entrance: 10405 Foster Barnes Drive, White Springs, FL
  • Cost: $4.00 per person | Children under 3 are free
  • Website: stephenfostercso.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Easton Newberry Sports Archery Funtastic Fridays

Join us every Friday for the most fun you can have with a bow. Bring a friend and see who ...

  • 5:30 pm -  7:30 pm 
  • Location: Easton Newberry Sports Complex, 24880 NW 16th Ave Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: $10 for non members, $5 equipment rental, free for members
  • Website: www.eastonnewberryarcherycenter.org
  • 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

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

McIntosh Parks and Recreation presents Movies in the Park

McIntosh Parks and Recreation presents Movies in the Park: Miracle on 34th Street Bring your chairs, blanket or golf cart, free ...

  • 6:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: Van Ness Park 5835 Avenue G, McIntosh, FL 32664
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Winter Wonderland at Homestead Park

The holiday season is in full swing, and we’re excited to continue to celebrate this weekend! Come join us for a ...

  • 6:00 pm 
  • Location: Homestead Park Williston 1050 NE 6th Blvd Williston, FL
  • Cost: Free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun
  • 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm 
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: Admission starts at $13.95
  • Website: funworks.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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