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.

  • Print

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

Show events from all categories


Lake Butler 4th of July Celebration

The annual Lake Butler Rotary Club's 4th of July Celebration is set for Thursday, July 4, 2019 at Lakeside Park! Events ...

Melon Run

A July 4th tradition in Gainesville, the Florida Track Club hosts the almost "World Famous" 41st Annual Melon Run! Enjoy ...

Birds and Brews Guided Walks at First Magnitude

First Magnitude is teaming up with the Alachua Audubon society to host monthly bird walks! We will meet the first Sunday ...

  • 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: First Magnitude Brewing Company, 1220 SE Veitch Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free event
  • Website:
  • Category: Races, Walks, 5Ks

Sunday Ranger Led Tour at Sweetwater Wetlands Park

Join a park ranger for a comfortable walk around Sweetwater Wetlands Park and learn how the park benefits our water, ...

  • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Sweetwater Wetlands Park, 325 SW Williston Road, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free with admission
  • Website:
  • Category: Races, Walks, 5Ks

8th Avenue Dash and Splash

It’s time to be challenged! Come participate in four races to keep fit and have fun this summer! This year ...

  • 8:00 am
  • Location: Westside Pool, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: Online/Early Bird Registration Fee City Resident: $19.00*; Non-City Resident $25.50 On-site Registration Fee City Resident: $25.50*; Non-City Resident: $38.00
  • Website:
  • Category: Races, Walks, 5Ks

Nature Ninja 5K

Nature Ninja 5K Run is an eco-friendly adventure race through 50 acres of natural challenges and unique obstacles. Prepare for ...

Nature Ninja Kids Run at Cedar Lakes Woods and Gardens

Nature Ninja is an adventure race, occurring at Cedar Lakes Woods and Gardens, a magnificent botanical garden with over 50 ...

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Cedar Lakes Woods and Gardens, 4990 NE 180th Ave, Williston, FL 32696
  • Cost: Registration per child: $15 Registration per adult spectator: $8 Registration per child spectator (ages 6-13): $5 Registration per child spectator (ages 6 and under): Free
  • Website:
  • Category: Races, Walks, 5Ks