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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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Labor Day Festival at Bass Pro Shops

We are excited to celebrate another Labor Day Festival here at the store! This kid-friendly event will be 8/31 12-5PM ...

  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Bass Pro Shops, 2650 Bass Pro Shops Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: stores.basspro.com
  • Category: Free

CANCELLED: College Night at Santa Fe College

College Night has been canceled due to Hurricane Dorian. Santa Fe College will host its annual FREE College Night in the ...

  • 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Location: Santa Fe College Gymnasium, Building V, 3000 NW 83rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.sfcollege.edu
  • Category: Free

Chomp the Block at Celebration Pointe

Join us for a Friday Night Gator Block Party at Celebration Pointe! As the official place where Gators come to Celebrate, ...

  • 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: Celebration Pointe Northwest Corner of I-75 And Archer Rd, Gainesville, Florida 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Chill on the Hill at Legacy Park

Teens, join us for free food and fun!

  • 5:00 pm
  • Location: 15400 Peggy Road, Alachua, FL 32615
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Depot Family Drum Circle

Can you shake, shimmy, drum, or strum? Join us on the 1st Saturday of every month for a family-friendly drum ...

  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Depot Park, 874 SE Depot Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Fearless Food Festival at Magnolia Parke

Join us on September 8th from 4pm to 8:30pm, for a family-friendly night of fun with live music, mouthwatering food, ...

  • 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Location: One Love Cafe, 4989 NW 40th Pl, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: Free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Free Tinkergarten Baby Trial

Tinkergarten Babies is where you and baby learn to learn together, naturally. New parents need to learn about their new ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Jonesville Park next to the basketball court
  • Cost: free
  • Website: tinkergarten.com
  • Category: Free

P.K. Yonge Elementary Admissions Information Night

Interested in learning about admission to P.K. Yonge? Join us for an informational evening where we share information about our ...

  • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: P.K. Yonge Performing Arts Center, 1080 SW 11th St, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: pkyonge.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free

College Board Family Nights

Will your child be ready for college? Parents of middle and high school students can find out more about preparing ...

Storytime at Depot Park

Join us the 2nd Friday of every month as the Alachua County Library District presents Story Time at Depot Park ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: 874 S.E. 4th Street, Gainesville FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Neighborhood Block Party at Library Partnership Branch Library

Ten years ago, the Library Partnership Resource Center opened to provide strength-based services and supports to families in Northeast Gainesville. ...

  • 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  • Location: 912 NE 16th Ave, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Tioga Outdoor Movie Night

Get on your pajamas, grab your lawn chairs and blankets, and head over to Tioga Town Center to enjoy "The ...

  • 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: Tioga Town Center, 133 SW 130th Way, Newberry, FL 32669
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Family Fishing Day

Fishing for Success hosts monthly events that provide families the opportunity to fish together in a safe and fun setting ...

  • 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 7922 NW 71st Street, Gainesville FL 32653
  • Cost: free
  • Website: sfrc.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free

Gainesville Area Rowing - Open House

Open House - check out North Central Florida's premier rowing club located on beautiful Newnan's Lake. Ages 12 to 80+! ...

Viva Museum

In coordination with the Gainesville Latino Film Festival, celebrate the biodiversity and culture of Latin American at the Florida Museum. This ...

  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Florida Museum of Natural History, 3215 Hull Rd, Gainesville, Florida 32611
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Art in the Parks at TB McPherson Park

To celebrate Gainesville150! 24 sculptures by David Hayes have been placed in 20 of the City’s parks. The sculptures will ...

  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: TB McPherson Park, 1717 SE 15th St, Gainesville, FL 32641
  • Cost: free
  • Website: 352arts.org
  • Category: Free

Folk in the Springs

High Springs Music in the Park & Concert Series Inc Signature Event of the Year: the 6th Annual Folk in ...

  • 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Downtown High Springs 1 NW Main St, High Springs, FL 32643
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

College Board Family Nights

Will your child be ready for college? Parents of middle and high school students can find out more about preparing ...

J.J. Finley Park Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

The City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department and the Wild Spaces & Public Places program invite you ...

  • 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Location: J. J. Finley Elementary School, 1912 NW 5th Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32603
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Florida Museum Educator Open House

Looking for classroom ideas and teaching materials? The Florida Museum of Natural History and Harn Museum of Art partner with ...

  • 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Florida Museum of Natural History, 3215 Hull Road Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free

College Board Family Nights

Will your child be ready for college? Parents of middle and high school students can find out more about preparing ...

GatorLAN

Gator Gaming at GatorLAN welcomes all guests to join us at the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom on the University of ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Location: UF Reitz Union Grand Ballroom, 686 Museum Road, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Sporting Dog Days Family Event at Bass Pro Shops

We are very excited to host another sporting dog event! This fun weekend will include free photos with your pup ...

  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Bass Pro Shops, 2650 Bass Pro Shops Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Day of Peace

Join us with your family, friends and neighbors for a day filled with fun festivities to celebrate the UN International ...

  • 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Depot Park, 874 S.E. 4th Street, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Batman Day at Books-A-Million

During Batman Day at BAM! customers will have the opportunity to participate in fun Batman-themed activities for all ages including ...

  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Books A Million, 6111 W Newberry Rd, Gainesville, FL, 32605
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Sporting Dog Days Family Event at Bass Pro Shops

We are very excited to host another sporting dog event! This fun weekend will include free photos with your pup ...

  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Bass Pro Shops, 2650 Bass Pro Shops Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

College Board Family Nights

Will your child be ready for college? Parents of middle and high school students can find out more about preparing ...

Dads Take Your Child to School Day

On Wednesday, September 25th, we encourage elementary school fathers, grandfathers, stepfathers, foster fathers, uncles, and other father figures and mentors ...

  • 7:15 am - 7:45 am
  • Location: Alachua County Elementary Schools
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

College Board Family Nights

Will your child be ready for college? Parents of middle and high school students can find out more about preparing ...

O2BKids Morning Magic Open House

Families with children age newborn to 5 years old, join us for this fantastic, super FUN, and FREE Morning Magic ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 6680 West Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.o2bkids.com
  • Category: Free

College Board Family Nights

Will your child be ready for college? Parents of middle and high school students can find out more about preparing ...

Band Concert benefiting Phoebe Louise Dooley Foundation

The Howard Bishop Middle School Bands will perform at Lincoln Middle School for a very special night honoring Phoebe and ...

  • 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Location: Lincoln Middle School, 1001 SE 12th Street, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free, donations accepted
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Quiet Time at the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo

Join the Zoo for our first sensory inclusive event! The Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo is becoming a Sensory Inclusive Certified ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Santa Fe College, 3000 NW 83 St, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

National Public Lands Day

National Public Lands Day is the nation's largest single day volunteer effort for public lands. Across the country, you will ...

Big Hug Community Day at the YMCA

North Central Florida YMCA cordially invites our community to join us, in partnership with Alive Church, in the YMCA Big ...

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 5201 NW 34th St, Gainesville FL 32605
  • Cost: free
  • Website: ncfymca.org
  • Category: Free

Open House- Milton Lewis Young Marines Program

Open House to Learn more about the Milton Lewis Young Marine Program, Gainesville, FL. Program for boys and girls age ...

  • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: VFW Post 2811, 1150 NE Waldo Road, Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: free (registration fee is reduced at Open House)
  • Website: MiltonLewisYoungMarines.com
  • Category: Free

Sunday Funday at CityLight Church

Join us for our 11am service then stick around for the fun! Food, music, inflatables, cotton candy and weFooz Human ...

  • 12:00 pm
  • Location: 5020 NW 23rd Ave, Gainesville, Florida
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Soulfest

Soulfest is a night filled with diverse talent who express the art and culture within the UF and Gainesville community. ...

  • 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Location: UF Phillips Center, 3201 Hull Rd, Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free