Gainesville Family Events Calendar

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November

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

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Glen Springs Elementary Fall Carnival

Join us for an evening of fun! Safety patrols are selling meals.

  • 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Glen Springs Elementary School, 2826 Northwest 31st Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: Wristbands are for sale for children (Adults FREE & under 3 yrs old FREE)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Skate Station Gator Homecoming School's Out Skates

Join us from 12-6pm and 7:30-Midnight on November 2nd for Best Chomp, Feed the Gator and more! Wear your Orange ...

  • 12:00 pm
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: starts at $9
  • Website: funworks.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Annual Ocklawaha River Raid Civil War Re-enactment and Living History Weekend

The 34th Annual Ocklawaha River Raid Civil War Re-enactment and Living History Weekend is rapidly drawing near on November 3 ...

  • 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Florida Horse Park 11008 S. HIghway 475 Ocala, Florida
  • Cost: $10 donation per carload
  • Category: Family Fun

Greenfield Fall Festival

Greenfield Preschool and the Newberry Parks and Recreation Department are hosting a family fun fall festival at Easton Newberry Sports ...

  • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Easton Newberry Sports Complex, 24880 NW 16th Avenue, Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Walmart Wishlist Event

Come play with this year's top toys and take a photo with Santa. Featured toys include Pikmi Flip Mi, Croc ...

Annual Ocklawaha River Raid Civil War Re-enactment and Living History Weekend

The 34th Annual Ocklawaha River Raid Civil War Re-enactment and Living History Weekend is rapidly drawing near on November 3 ...

  • 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Florida Horse Park 11008 S. HIghway 475 Ocala, Florida
  • Cost: $10 donation per carload
  • Category: Family Fun

Sweet Dreams Chocolate Night

It's that time of the year again, where we offer 36 unique flavors of chocolate on one special day. For ...

Bowl-a-thon at Splitz

Join us for our Annual Bowl-a-thon” on Sunday, November 4, 2018 at Splitz at Funworks! Fundraising Teams * Register your team of ...

  • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Splitz Bowling, 1301 NW 76th Blvd., Gainesville, Florida 32606
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Fall Lantern Walk with Tinkergarten

Tinkergarten invites you to experience a magical Tinkergarten Fall Lantern Walk event. This event is FREE and open to all ...

New Oak Grove Fall Family Festival

*Pony Rides* *Snow Cone Truck* Hot Dogs and Chili Bounce House Bounce Slide Craft Holiday Devotional Photo Area with Props Cakewalk Hayride Trunk or Treat

  • 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: New Oak Grove Baptist Church, 18100 N.W. 262nd Ave, Alachua, Florida 32615
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

UF Art Bash

The School of Art and Art History invites everyone to a behind the scenes tour, offering them the chance to ...

  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: UF School of Art + Art History 1370 Inner Road, School of Art + Art History, Gainesville, Florida 32611
  • Cost: free
  • Website: arts.ufl.edu
  • Category: Family Fun

Holiday Marketplace at First UMC

First United Methodist Church (FUMC) presents: Holiday Marketplace 2018! The holiday shopping and family fun event of the year! All proceeds ...

Family Farm and Field Day

Healthy family fun for all ages! We have invited organizations from around the county to connect you to fun family ...

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 ...

  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: 2601 NW 13th St, # 2601, Gainesville, Florida 32609
  • Cost: free
  • Website: 2ndandcharles.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Ask a Scientist: Peoples of the Pacific Northwest

Florida Museum of Natural History visitors can find answers during an afternoon of discovery and learning on Nov. 11 from ...

Ocala Jockey Club International 3-Day Event and Family Festival

The Ocala Jockey Club hosts a spectator and media-focused International 3-Day Event with a family-friendly atmosphere. Kid-Zone area for children ...

  • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 8720 W HWY 318, Reddick, FL 32686
  • Cost: Free - $75
  • Website: www.OJC3DE.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Ocala Jockey Club International 3-Day Event and Family Festival

The Ocala Jockey Club hosts a spectator and media-focused International 3-Day Event with a family-friendly atmosphere. Kid-Zone area for children ...

  • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 8720 W HWY 318, Reddick, FL 32686
  • Cost: Free - $75
  • Website: www.OJC3DE.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Ocala Jockey Club International 3-Day Event and Family Festival

The Ocala Jockey Club hosts a spectator and media-focused International 3-Day Event with a family-friendly atmosphere. Kid-Zone area for children ...

  • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 8720 W HWY 318, Reddick, FL 32686
  • Cost: Free - $75
  • Website: www.OJC3DE.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

  • 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: Tuscawilla Park, 500 NE Sanchez Ave, Ocala, FL
  • Cost: $5/person for 30 minutes, includes skates
  • Website: www.ocalamarion.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Sunset Saturdays at Depot Park- Free Movies

It's movie time at Depot Park again! These free outdoor events will take place on The Hill at sunset on ...

Ocala Jockey Club International 3-Day Event and Family Festival

The Ocala Jockey Club hosts a spectator and media-focused International 3-Day Event with a family-friendly atmosphere. Kid-Zone area for children ...

  • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 8720 W HWY 318, Reddick, FL 32686
  • Cost: Free - $75
  • Website: www.OJC3DE.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Hey, Neighbor! Carnival

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

  • 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Magnolia Park/ One Love Cafe - Northwest 39th Avenue, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Gobble Till Ya Wobble at Swamp Head Brewery

Our 5th annual Gobble ’til ya Wobble party is the ultimate pregame to your Thanksgiving plans of busting out the ...

  • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Swamp Head Brewery: 3650 SW 42nd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Carson Springs Wildlife Thanksgiving Tours

Come celebrate a late Thanksgiving with Tuesday the baby cheetah, Doodle the baby clouded leopard and their friends! Tours start ...

Ocala Balloon Glow

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

  • 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: Florida Horse Park, 11008 S Hwy 475, Ocala, FL 34480
  • Cost: $10 vehicle admission, Balloon rides $20/person
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

  • 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: Tuscawilla Park, 500 NE Sanchez Ave, Ocala, FL
  • Cost: $5/person for 30 minutes, includes skates
  • Website: www.ocalamarion.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Carson Springs Wildlife Thanksgiving Tours

Come celebrate a late Thanksgiving with Tuesday the baby cheetah, Doodle the baby clouded leopard and their friends! Tours start ...

Ocala Balloon Glow

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

  • 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: Florida Horse Park, 11008 S Hwy 475, Ocala, FL 34480
  • Cost: $10 vehicle admission, Balloon rides $20/person
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Ocala Balloon Glow

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

  • 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: Florida Horse Park, 11008 S Hwy 475, Ocala, FL 34480
  • Cost: $10 vehicle admission, Balloon rides $20/person
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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

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 ...

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

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 ...

  • 4:30 pm
  • Location: Ocala Petting Zoo, 11150 W Hwy 40 Ocala, FL 34482
  • Cost: Ages 13 and up: $18 | 12 and under at $12 | Free for 3 and under
  • Website: www.20thcenturycircus.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

  • 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: Tuscawilla Park, 500 NE Sanchez Ave, Ocala, FL
  • Cost: $5/person for 30 minutes, includes skates
  • Website: www.ocalamarion.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

  • 7:30 pm
  • Location: Ocala Petting Zoo, 11150 W Hwy 40 Ocala, FL 34482
  • Cost: Ages 13 and up: $18 | 12 and under at $12 | Free for 3 and under
  • Website: www.20thcenturycircus.com
  • Category: Family Fun