Gainesville Family Events Calendar

The Fun 4 Gator Kids Calendar is the most comprehensive online family calendar in the Gainesville area. Please let us know if you are aware of an event that is not listed! Listings are FREE! Submit an Event

PLEASE NOTE: Events and programs are subject to last minute cancellations and changes. Before attending, please contact the business or event host to confirm that the event/program is still taking place, and to register or RSVP if required.


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November

Family Fun includes festivals, carnivals, family fun nights, fairs and other types of fun family events.

Events and programs for kids with special needs

Races, Walks, 5Ks includes listings for all types of athletic competitions that kids can participate in - not just watch.

Informational presentations such as talks, seminars, and demonstrations 

Family friendly shows and concerts

 

Family friendly events and programs taking place at area libraries.

Casting calls for productions and performances in need of kids under 18.

Other family-friendly events like mini-photo sessions consignment sales and other events that don't fit into another category

Sporting events and home games for local sports teams

One time classes open to kids and families. 

Holiday events with themes focused on specific holidays like Halloween, Christmas, Easter, 4th of July, etc.

Events and pageants where kids or families compete to win a title or prize.

Ongoing Programs includes any family programs that occur on an ongoing basis such as every week or every month.

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Storytime at Greentree Park

Every Sunday - Join us at Greentree Park for a Christian-based story time aimed at preschoolers through 5th graders that ...

Flip Factory Zone Playgroup

Come and play with your kids and fellow moms and dads of Alachua County for flipping good time at Flip ...

Kika Silva Pla Planetarium: Let It Snow

Come enjoy a whole new "Music 360" experience for the whole family with "Music 360: Let It Snow!" This 30-minute ...

2nd and Charles Yule Ball

Join us at the Yule Ball as we celebrate 20 Years of Magic and Christmas in the Wizarding World! We’ll ...

Storytime at Greentree Park

Every Sunday - Join us at Greentree Park for a Christian-based story time aimed at preschoolers through 5th graders that ...

Flip Factory Zone Playgroup

Come and play with your kids and fellow moms and dads of Alachua County for flipping good time at Flip ...

High Springs Holiday Expo and Bake Sale

The GFWC High Springs New Century Woman’s Club invites everyone to visit their event. Many new and returning vendors will ...

  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: High Springs New Century Woman’s Club, 23674 West U.S. Highway 27, High Springs FL
  • Cost: free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Let's Skate Ocala

The City of Ocala’s ‘Let’s Skate Ocala’ ice rink will open to the public Saturday, Nov. 17th. The skating rink ...

Kika Silva Pla Planetarium: Let It Snow

Come enjoy a whole new "Music 360" experience for the whole family with "Music 360: Let It Snow!" This 30-minute ...

Storytime at Greentree Park

Every Sunday - Join us at Greentree Park for a Christian-based story time aimed at preschoolers through 5th graders that ...

Thanksgiving in the Park

On Sunday Nov. 18th we will be at Lois Forte Park to celebrate Thanksgiving with our town. This powerful Worship ...

High Springs Holiday Expo and Bake Sale

The GFWC High Springs New Century Woman’s Club invites everyone to visit their event. Many new and returning vendors will ...

  • 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
  • Location: High Springs New Century Woman’s Club, 23674 West U.S. Highway 27, High Springs FL
  • Cost: free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Hey, Neighbor! Carnival

Join the UF Diabetes Institute and the UF College Diabetes Network in celebrating National Diabetes Awareness Month with a family-friendly ...

Department of Health: Car Seat Safety Program Class

Car seat safety checks and installations. *By appointment only!* Great for new parents, 2nd time parents, grandparents and other caregivers. ...

Flip Factory Zone Playgroup

Come and play with your kids and fellow moms and dads of Alachua County for flipping good time at Flip ...

Ninja Jam Third Wednesday at Sun Country

Ninja Jam is the perfect option for your child if you don’t want to commit to regularly scheduled class or ...

  • 2:15 pm - 3:30 pm
  • Location: Sun Country Sports Center, 333 S.W. 140th Terrace Jonesville, Florida 32669
  • Cost: members $16.50 non-members $20
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Classes

Hammer and Stain Cookies for Santa Tray

Join us Black Friday for a STEAL OF A DEAL, November 23rd at 11am at Hammer & Stain for a ...

  • 11:00 am
  • Location: Hammer and Stain, 6450 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: $25
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Hammer and Stain Cookies for Santa Tray

Join us Black Friday for a STEAL OF A DEAL, November 23rd at 2pm at Hammer & Stain for a ...

  • 2:00 pm
  • Location: Hammer and Stain, 6450 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: $25
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Ocala Balloon Glow

Hot air balloons glowing at dusk, tethered balloon rides, the best local food vendors, shopping village and activities for the ...

Let's Skate Ocala Family Theme Nights

The City of Ocala’s ‘Let’s Skate Ocala’ ice rink will open to the public Saturday, Nov. 17th. The skating rink ...

Celebrate Holidays at Depot Park

Come out to Depot Park on the evening of Friday, Nov. 23 when we will light the park for the ...

Pancake Breakfast with Santa at Applebee's

Join the Newberry High School Cheerleaders for a pancake breakfast with Santa!

Ocala Balloon Glow

Hot air balloons glowing at dusk, tethered balloon rides, the best local food vendors, shopping village and activities for the ...

The Hippodrome presents Every Christmas Story Ever Told

This show is sure to jump start your holiday spirit! After all, “What’s the deal with fruitcake?” A hilarious, madcap romp ...

Storytime at Greentree Park

Every Sunday - Join us at Greentree Park for a Christian-based story time aimed at preschoolers through 5th graders that ...

The Hippodrome presents Every Christmas Story Ever Told

This show is sure to jump start your holiday spirit! After all, “What’s the deal with fruitcake?” A hilarious, madcap romp ...

Adventures in Black History

Sundays at the AQJ (A. Quinn Jones Museum & Cultural Center) is a series of cultural happenings and events designed ...

  • 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: A. Quinn Jones House, 1013 NW 7th Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes, Free

Ocala Balloon Glow

Hot air balloons glowing at dusk, tethered balloon rides, the best local food vendors, shopping village and activities for the ...

Honey Tasting Event

Honey flavors can vary as much as, if not more than, wines. Different floral sources blooming at the time while ...

  • 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: 435 South Main Street, Gainesville, Florida 32609
  • Cost: $5
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

The Hippodrome presents Every Christmas Story Ever Told

This show is sure to jump start your holiday spirit! After all, “What’s the deal with fruitcake?” A hilarious, madcap romp ...

Florida Gators Men's Basketball vs. UNF

Hidden Oak Elementary National Anthem - Local students from Hidden Oak Elementary will perform the National Anthem. The entire Gators Marching ...

Nutcracker in Alachua

Celebrate the Holiday Season! A special hour-long "family friendly" version of the classic Nutcracker for families without intermission. All Alachua ...

Flip Factory Zone Playgroup

Come and play with your kids and fellow moms and dads of Alachua County for flipping good time at Flip ...

City of Gainesville Coed Youth Basketball Evaluations

Youth Coed Basketball = Sportsmanship + Character! No tryouts, all kids play, and it's fun for all! Practices take place ...

The Hippodrome presents Every Christmas Story Ever Told

This show is sure to jump start your holiday spirit! After all, “What’s the deal with fruitcake?” A hilarious, madcap romp ...

Christmas on the Square- Live Oak

Christmas on the Square in Live Oak, FL is one of the largest Christmas festivals in the Southeast. This year ...

City of Gainesville Coed Youth Basketball Evaluations

Youth Coed Basketball = Sportsmanship + Character! No tryouts, all kids play, and it's fun for all! Practices take place ...

The Hippodrome presents Every Christmas Story Ever Told

This show is sure to jump start your holiday spirit! After all, “What’s the deal with fruitcake?” A hilarious, madcap romp ...

Buchholz A Night of One Acts

A Night of One Acts will feature: SHOUT! The Mod Musical: With its irresistible blend of hip-swiveling hits, eye-popping fashions and ...

Cedar Key Pirate Invasion Weekend

Come and enjoy a unique weekend in “The Best Little Pirate Town in Florida.” The Cedar Key Pirates in Paradise ...

Festival of Trees at Tioga Town Center

A family-friendly showcase of trees and wreaths decorated for the holidays. This festival brings the Gainesville community together to kick ...

Christmas on the Square- Live Oak

Christmas on the Square in Live Oak, FL is one of the largest Christmas festivals in the Southeast. This year ...

CANCELLED Roger's Farm Christmas Festival

CANCELLED for December 21 and 22 due to weather. Roger's Farm will be hosting our first annual Christmas festival ...

  • 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Roger's Farm, 3831 NW 156th Ave., Gainesville, Florida 32609
  • Cost: $8/person (Discounted price of $5 per person when you purchase your Christmas tree from us**
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Holiday Events

20th Century Holiday Circus

Every circus experience begins on the midway. You'll pick up tickets from our ticket cart, then you'll enter our marquee ...