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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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October

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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Sun Country Stay and Play

Get moving every Tuesday and Friday morning! Stay and Play helps children ages 5 years old and younger to develop ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: $11.50/member, $14 non-member, punchcards available, free for non-walkers, Free for members under the age of 2; and 1/2 price for non-members under the age of 2.
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Toddler Try It Art Class at Working Food- Tuesdays

A series of open-ended sessions to allow the very youngest creatives to explore visual art in a nature-based, casual setting ...

  • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Working Food, 219 NW 10th Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: sliding scale of $10-$15 for each toddler, plus $3 for additional siblings over age 5. Free for adult caregivers and young babies in laps or arms.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Homeschool Canvas Painting at Do Art with Yopp

Come learn different drawing and painting techniques. Different designs taught each class. Enjoy this fun outing with our art facilitator ...

Slab Lab: Clay Creations at Do Art with Yopp

We'll have slabs of clay out and clay tools for you to use to create your very own masterpiece. Make ...

Pottery Wheel Class at Do Art with Yopp

Have you always wanted to try your hand at a pottery wheel? How cool would it be to make your ...

Free Beginner Sewing Classes

Three hour sewing classes are offered by Days for Girls International at no cost due to the generosity of the ...

IndepenDance Open Studio iPlaydates

Come join our iPlaydate on Thursdays at 10:45am for children ages 5 and Under! If they’re actively on the MOVE, ...

Homeschool Canvas Painting at Do Art with Yopp

Come learn different drawing and painting techniques. Different designs taught each class. Enjoy this fun outing with our art facilitator ...

Painting with Pastor John at Hobby Lobby

Join us for painting classes for Children and Adults on Mondays and Thursdays.

Slab Lab: Clay Creations at Do Art with Yopp

We'll have slabs of clay out and clay tools for you to use to create your very own masterpiece. Make ...

Campus USA Credit Union Movie on the Lawn Event

Movie: Incredibles 2 Campus USA Credit Union presents our 9th Annual Movie on the Lawn! Bring your picnic blanket and claim ...

Sun Country Stay and Play

Get moving every Tuesday and Friday morning! Stay and Play helps children ages 5 years old and younger to develop ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: $11.50/member, $14 non-member, punchcards available, free for non-walkers, Free for members under the age of 2; and 1/2 price for non-members under the age of 2.
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Learn to Quilt for Kids at Joann Fabric

Skill Level 1 : Beginner Adult Class Learn basic quilting skills and terminology, how to use a sewing machine and sewing ...

  • 9:30 am
  • Location: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft, 3202 SW 35th Blvd Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: $35
  • Website: www.joann.com
  • Category: Classes

UF Homecoming Festival

The UF Homecoming Festival occurs in the Plaza of the Americas, perfectly placed where Gator Gallop will finish and the ...

SunTrust Gator Gallop

The SunTrust Gator Gallop is a 2-mile fun run through UF campus, organized by UF Homecoming & Gator Growl. Come ...

  • 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: James G. Pressly Stadium at Percy Beard Track, 325 Woodlawn Drive Gainesville, FL US 32608
  • Cost: $22.00
  • Website: runsignup.com
  • Category: Races, Walks, 5Ks

UF Homecoming Parade

One of the longest-standing Gator traditions at the university, the Homecoming Parade is truly an event for the entire Gator ...

Central Florida Peanut Festival

This will be the day to “GO NUTS” at the Central Florida Peanut Festival in Williston! A day of family ...

Morningside Nature Center Wildflower Walks

CANCELLED on October 19th due to weather. Participants will enjoy the spectacular fall wildflower bloom in the piney woods of Morningside ...

Dance Alive Great Halloween Costume Sale

Dance Alive and The Next Generation present The BEST EVER Great Halloween Costume Sale. Great adult and children's costumes! Hip-Hop, ...

Embroidery for Kids at Joann Fabric

Skill Level 1 : Beginner Kid Class Learn 3 embroidery stitches. Class is 1 session for 2.5 hours. Supplies are required ...

  • 9:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Location: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft, 3202 SW 35th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: $30
  • Website: www.joann.com
  • Category: Classes

Santa Fe Community Education: Flip Cup Acrylic Paint Pouring

Flip cup painting for beginners is an acrylic pouring technique where different colors of paint are mixed with a pouring ...

Sunday Children's Yoga Class

This class will blend the teachings and values of traditional yoga (breath work, mindfulness, postures, proprioception) with games, activities, music, ...

Dance Alive Great Halloween Costume Sale

Dance Alive and The Next Generation present The BEST EVER Great Halloween Costume Sale. NO PRESALE! Great adult and children's ...

Sweet Dreams Fall Chocolate Night

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

Pottery Wheel Class at Do Art with Yopp

Have you always wanted to try your hand at a pottery wheel? How cool would it be to make your ...

Painting with Pastor John at Hobby Lobby

Join us for painting classes for Children and Adults on Mondays and Thursdays.

Free Beginner Sewing Classes

Three hour sewing classes are offered by Days for Girls International at no cost due to the generosity of the ...

Learn to Decorate with Frosting for Kids at Joann Fabric

Skill Level 1 : Beginner Kid Class Learn how to prepare, fill, and use decorating bags, basic piping techniques using buttercream ...

  • 5:30 pm
  • Location: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft, 3202 SW 35th Blvd Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: $30
  • Website: www.joann.com
  • Category: Classes

Sun Country Stay and Play

Get moving every Tuesday and Friday morning! Stay and Play helps children ages 5 years old and younger to develop ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: $11.50/member, $14 non-member, punchcards available, free for non-walkers, Free for members under the age of 2; and 1/2 price for non-members under the age of 2.
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Toddler Try It Art Class at Working Food- Tuesdays

A series of open-ended sessions to allow the very youngest creatives to explore visual art in a nature-based, casual setting ...

  • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Working Food, 219 NW 10th Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: sliding scale of $10-$15 for each toddler, plus $3 for additional siblings over age 5. Free for adult caregivers and young babies in laps or arms.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Homeschool Canvas Painting at Do Art with Yopp

Come learn different drawing and painting techniques. Different designs taught each class. Enjoy this fun outing with our art facilitator ...

Free Beginner Sewing Classes

Three hour sewing classes are offered by Days for Girls International at no cost due to the generosity of the ...

Slab Lab: Clay Creations at Do Art with Yopp

We'll have slabs of clay out and clay tools for you to use to create your very own masterpiece. Make ...

UF Pop-Up Culture

Pop-Up Culture is part of UF's celebration of National Arts & Humanities Month and takes place at the UF Plaza ...

Pottery Wheel Class at Do Art with Yopp

Have you always wanted to try your hand at a pottery wheel? How cool would it be to make your ...

Free Beginner Sewing Classes

Three hour sewing classes are offered by Days for Girls International at no cost due to the generosity of the ...

UF Campaign for Charities Paper Airplane Contest

The annual paper airplane contest between the College of Journalism and Communications and the College of Health & Human Performance ...

  • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Ramp on the Southeast side of Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $5
  • Website: www.jou.ufl.edu
  • Category: Family Fun

IndepenDance Open Studio iPlaydates

Come join our iPlaydate on Thursdays at 10:45am for children ages 5 and Under! If they’re actively on the MOVE, ...

Homeschool Canvas Painting at Do Art with Yopp

Come learn different drawing and painting techniques. Different designs taught each class. Enjoy this fun outing with our art facilitator ...

Painting with Pastor John at Hobby Lobby

Join us for painting classes for Children and Adults on Mondays and Thursdays.

Slab Lab: Clay Creations at Do Art with Yopp

We'll have slabs of clay out and clay tools for you to use to create your very own masterpiece. Make ...

Screaming 4 Safety

Please join us for the Annual Screaming for Safety event at Kiwanis Safety City. Children will have the opportunity to trick ...

Sun Country Stay and Play

Get moving every Tuesday and Friday morning! Stay and Play helps children ages 5 years old and younger to develop ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: $11.50/member, $14 non-member, punchcards available, free for non-walkers, Free for members under the age of 2; and 1/2 price for non-members under the age of 2.
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Storytime at Depot Park

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

Black Label Movement Free Performance for UF CARD Homeschool Families

Attention: UF CARD Homeschool Families University of Florida Performing Arts is offering a FREE SCHOOL-DAY PERFORMANCE... Black Label Movement FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2019 ...

Slab Lab: Clay Creations at Do Art with Yopp

We'll have slabs of clay out and clay tools for you to use to create your very own masterpiece. Make ...

Pumpkin Run 5K

Lace up your sneakers and join the Buy A Pumpkin Feed A Child pumpkin patch for their Pumpkin Run - ...

UF Softball Elite Prospect Camp

Camp will cover offensive and defensive instruction in a fast-paced, elite learning environment. The limited numbers at camp help to ...

  • 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: James G. Pressly Stadium, 325 Woodlawn Dr, Gainesville, Florida 32611
  • Cost: $225
  • Website: floridagators.com
  • Category: Classes

Morningside Nature Center Wildflower Walks

CANCELLED on October 19th due to weather. Participants will enjoy the spectacular fall wildflower bloom in the piney woods of Morningside ...

Kanapaha Botantical Orchid Show

Each October, Kanapaha Botanical Gardens holds an Open House & Fall Plant Sale, in conjunction with the Gainesville Orchid Society, ...

Toddler Try It Art Class at Working Food- Saturdays

A series of open-ended sessions to allow the very youngest creatives to explore visual art in a nature-based, casual setting ...

  • 9:45 am - 11:15 am
  • Location: Working Food, 219 NW 10th Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: sliding scale of $10-$15 for each toddler, plus $3 for additional siblings over age 5. Free for adult caregivers and young babies in laps or arms.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Kanapaha Botantical Orchid Show

Each October, Kanapaha Botanical Gardens holds an Open House & Fall Plant Sale, in conjunction with the Gainesville Orchid Society, ...

UF Softball Defense and Hitting Camp

The Florida Softball Defense and Hitting Camp will consist of position specific instruction from Florida Softball coaches and players. Campers ...

  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: James G. Pressly Stadium, 325 Woodlawn Dr, Gainesville, Florida 32611
  • Cost: $150
  • Website: floridagators.com
  • Category: Classes

Thornebrook Art Festival

The Art Festival at Thornebrook is a two-day festival of juried fine arts and fine crafts under the covered walkways ...

Have a Heart Florida: Hurricane Relief Music Festival

In an effort to help Florida Panhandle residents who are still recovering from Hurricane Michael, the first “Have a Heart ...

  • 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Location: 26900 W. U.S. 27, High Springs, Florida.
  • Cost: $15 Adults, Children ages 13 and under free when accompanied by paying adult.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Shows & Concerts

Sunday Children's Yoga Class

This class will blend the teachings and values of traditional yoga (breath work, mindfulness, postures, proprioception) with games, activities, music, ...

Pottery Wheel Class at Do Art with Yopp

Have you always wanted to try your hand at a pottery wheel? How cool would it be to make your ...

Painting with Pastor John at Hobby Lobby

Join us for painting classes for Children and Adults on Mondays and Thursdays.

Free Beginner Sewing Classes

Three hour sewing classes are offered by Days for Girls International at no cost due to the generosity of the ...

Sun Country Stay and Play

Get moving every Tuesday and Friday morning! Stay and Play helps children ages 5 years old and younger to develop ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: $11.50/member, $14 non-member, punchcards available, free for non-walkers, Free for members under the age of 2; and 1/2 price for non-members under the age of 2.
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Toddler Try It Art Class at Working Food- Tuesdays

A series of open-ended sessions to allow the very youngest creatives to explore visual art in a nature-based, casual setting ...

  • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Working Food, 219 NW 10th Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: sliding scale of $10-$15 for each toddler, plus $3 for additional siblings over age 5. Free for adult caregivers and young babies in laps or arms.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Homeschool Canvas Painting at Do Art with Yopp

Come learn different drawing and painting techniques. Different designs taught each class. Enjoy this fun outing with our art facilitator ...

Free Beginner Sewing Classes

Three hour sewing classes are offered by Days for Girls International at no cost due to the generosity of the ...

Tinkergarten-Free Trial

At Tinkergarten, families meet outdoors to connect and learn through play. In this free trial class, Tinkergarten Leader, Tiffany Chell, ...

  • 3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: San Felasco Park, 6400 NW 43rd Way, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: Free, RSVP online
  • Website: tinkergarten.com
  • Category: Classes, Free

Pottery Wheel Class at Do Art with Yopp

Have you always wanted to try your hand at a pottery wheel? How cool would it be to make your ...

Free Beginner Sewing Classes

Three hour sewing classes are offered by Days for Girls International at no cost due to the generosity of the ...

Just Between Friends Consignment Sale: PreSale

Join us to shop 50-90% BELOW retail on everything for your family! We will have "Florida Weather" Fall/Winter clothing, baby equipment, ...

  • 3:00 pm
  • Location: Easton-Newberry Sports Complex 24880 Northwest 16 Avenue, Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: $10-25
  • Website: www.gainesville.jbfsale.com
  • Category: Other

Kid's Pumpkin Carving

Join us 10/16/2019 and/or 10/22/19 for Pumpkin Carving, and arts and crafts. Pumpkins are $6 but you can bring your ...

  • 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Cindybgood Again, 1001 NW 5th Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: $6 for pumpkin or bring your own. $5 for food and treat bag.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Classical Conversations Homeschool Open House

Have you attended an information meeting about Classical Conversations, or you''re a foundations family considering essentials next year? Then this ...

Just Between Friends Consignment Sale

Join us to shop 50-90% BELOW retail on everything for your family! We will have "Florida Weather" Fall/Winter clothing, baby equipment, ...

  • 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Easton-Newberry Sports Complex, 24880 Northwest 16 Avenue, Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: $3 admission (cash only) TIP: Click purple GET TICKETS button for FREE admission!
  • Website: www.gainesville.jbfsale.com
  • Category: Other

IndepenDance Open Studio iPlaydates

Come join our iPlaydate on Thursdays at 10:45am for children ages 5 and Under! If they’re actively on the MOVE, ...

Homeschool Canvas Painting at Do Art with Yopp

Come learn different drawing and painting techniques. Different designs taught each class. Enjoy this fun outing with our art facilitator ...

Fall Food and Fun in Alachua

Join us a Maude Lewis Park for free food, raffle prizes and more!

Sun Country Stay and Play

Get moving every Tuesday and Friday morning! Stay and Play helps children ages 5 years old and younger to develop ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: $11.50/member, $14 non-member, punchcards available, free for non-walkers, Free for members under the age of 2; and 1/2 price for non-members under the age of 2.
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

O'Leno State Park Alligator Warrior Festival

Alligator Warrior Festival is an annual non-profit event, in memory of the years between 1800 and 1859, when Lake City ...

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: O'Leno State Park, 410 SE O'Leno Park Road, High Springs, Florida 32643
  • Cost: Park entrance is $5/vehicle (2-8 people)
  • Website: alligatorfest.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Just Between Friends Consignment Sale

Join us to shop 50-90% BELOW retail on everything for your family! We will have "Florida Weather" Fall/Winter clothing, baby equipment, ...

  • 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Easton-Newberry Sports Complex, 24880 Northwest 16 Avenue, Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: free admission
  • Website: www.gainesville.jbfsale.com
  • Category: Other

Free Halloween Costume Parade at Bouncers

Free Halloween Parade. some carnival games. Prizes to top 3 winners. Bouncing 9-noon. Spooky savings $7 per child. Parade starts ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Bouncers: 3401 NW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: Free parade! (Bouncing is free for members, or $7/child
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

4-H Maker Day Camp

The UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office is pleased to announce the following 4-H Program for October 18, 2019. This program ...

  • 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office, 2800 NE 39th Ave Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: $25
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Classes

Kickin it for a Cure

Now in its seventh year, the annual Kickin’ It Martial Arts Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, October 19th at Gainesville ...

  • 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Gainesville Health & Fitness Center, 4820 W Newberry Road Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: see website
  • Website: kickinitgainesville.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Hike on the Prairie

Enjoy a 2 mile ranger led hike along Camp's Canal, in an area of the park that's usually inaccessible to ...

Cedar Key Seafood Festival

This major event features well over 200 arts and crafts exhibits, and great local seafood food in City Park. ...

Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale

Largest Friends of the Library Sale in the state! In addition to books, we have art, comic books, manga, DVDs, ...

  • 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: 430-B North Main Street, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Other

Phi Sigma Rho's Scarecrow Scamper - 5K Fun Run/Walk

The sisters of Phi Sigma Rho at the University of Florida invite you to run (or walk) in our third ...

O'Leno State Park Alligator Warrior Festival

Alligator Warrior Festival is an annual non-profit event, in memory of the years between 1800 and 1859, when Lake City ...

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: O'Leno State Park, 410 SE O'Leno Park Road, High Springs, Florida 32643
  • Cost: Park entrance is $5/vehicle (2-8 people)
  • Website: alligatorfest.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Just Between Friends Consignment Sale

Join us to shop 50-90% BELOW retail on everything for your family! We will have "Florida Weather" Fall/Winter clothing, baby equipment, ...

  • 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Easton-Newberry Sports Complex, 24880 Northwest 16 Avenue, Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: free admission
  • Website: www.gainesville.jbfsale.com
  • Category: Other

Cedar Key Seafood Festival

This major event features well over 200 arts and crafts exhibits, and great local seafood food in City Park. ...

Halloween K9 Splash Bash at Westside Pool

It’s Dog-Gone Fun! Bring your four-legged pal and make a splash! There are plenty of activities for dog lovers of ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Westside Pool, 1001 NW 31st Dr, Gainesville FL 32605
  • Cost: $5 per Dog. People are free. Proof of rabies vaccinations required for entry.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Pottery Wheel Class at Do Art with Yopp

Have you always wanted to try your hand at a pottery wheel? How cool would it be to make your ...

Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale

Largest Friends of the Library Sale in the state! In addition to books, we have art, comic books, manga, DVDs, ...

  • 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: 430-B North Main Street, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Other

Free Beginner Sewing Classes

Three hour sewing classes are offered by Days for Girls International at no cost due to the generosity of the ...

Painting with Pastor John at Hobby Lobby

Join us for painting classes for Children and Adults on Mondays and Thursdays.

Kids' Halloween Treats at Joann Fabric

Skill Level 1 : Beginner Kid Class Decorate seasonal treats. Class is 1 session for 2 hours.Supplies are required for this ...

  • 5:30 pm
  • Location: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft, 3202 SW 35th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: $35
  • Website: www.joann.com
  • Category: Classes

Sun Country Stay and Play

Get moving every Tuesday and Friday morning! Stay and Play helps children ages 5 years old and younger to develop ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: $11.50/member, $14 non-member, punchcards available, free for non-walkers, Free for members under the age of 2; and 1/2 price for non-members under the age of 2.
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Homeschool Canvas Painting at Do Art with Yopp

Come learn different drawing and painting techniques. Different designs taught each class. Enjoy this fun outing with our art facilitator ...

Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale

Largest Friends of the Library Sale in the state! In addition to books, we have art, comic books, manga, DVDs, ...

  • 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: 430-B North Main Street, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Other

Free Beginner Sewing Classes

Three hour sewing classes are offered by Days for Girls International at no cost due to the generosity of the ...

Slab Lab: Clay Creations at Do Art with Yopp

We'll have slabs of clay out and clay tools for you to use to create your very own masterpiece. Make ...

Pottery Wheel Class at Do Art with Yopp

Have you always wanted to try your hand at a pottery wheel? How cool would it be to make your ...

Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale

Largest Friends of the Library Sale in the state! In addition to books, we have art, comic books, manga, DVDs, ...

  • 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: 430-B North Main Street, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Other

Free Beginner Sewing Classes

Three hour sewing classes are offered by Days for Girls International at no cost due to the generosity of the ...

Trunk-or-Treat at First Lutheran Church

Join us for Trunk-or-Treat at First Lutheran Church! We will have 20+ trunks decorated and handing out candy. Cilantro Tacos ...

Pippin at UF Constans Theatre

Prince Pippin, the young son of the medieval French ruler Charlemange, is encouraged by a flashy troupe of dancers to ...

  • 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Location: UF Constans Theatre, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $20 for the general public, $16 for UF faculty/staff and seniors, and $14 for students.
  • Website: arts.ufl.edu
  • Category: Shows & Concerts

IndepenDance Open Studio iPlaydates

Come join our iPlaydate on Thursdays at 10:45am for children ages 5 and Under! If they’re actively on the MOVE, ...

Homeschool Canvas Painting at Do Art with Yopp

Come learn different drawing and painting techniques. Different designs taught each class. Enjoy this fun outing with our art facilitator ...

Painting with Pastor John at Hobby Lobby

Join us for painting classes for Children and Adults on Mondays and Thursdays.

Slab Lab: Clay Creations at Do Art with Yopp

We'll have slabs of clay out and clay tools for you to use to create your very own masterpiece. Make ...

Ghouls, Goblins, and Greeks

The University of Florida's Junior Panhellenic Council is hosting their annual Ghouls, Goblins, and Greeks Event on Sorority Row October ...

  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: UF Sorority Row, located on East and West Panhellenic Dr., between 8th and 9th Ave. Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Sun Country Stay and Play

Get moving every Tuesday and Friday morning! Stay and Play helps children ages 5 years old and younger to develop ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: $11.50/member, $14 non-member, punchcards available, free for non-walkers, Free for members under the age of 2; and 1/2 price for non-members under the age of 2.
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Slab Lab: Clay Creations at Do Art with Yopp

We'll have slabs of clay out and clay tools for you to use to create your very own masterpiece. Make ...

Dreyer's DKI - Trunk-or-Treat

Join us at our office in Alachua for free candy, bounce houses, a balloon artist, candy apple stand, pumpkin painting, ...

Halloween ComicFest

Halloween ComicFest is an annual event where participating local comic shops across North America and beyond celebrate the Halloween season ...

High Springs Rotary Club Car Show

Come for a fun filled day in Historic Downtown High Springs,Vintage, Classic and Sport Vehicles, Food, Music, Drawings, Door Prizes ...

McIntosh 1890 Festival

Annual 1890 Arts Crafts and Antiques Show in McIntosh, Florida Admission is free to the 1890's Festival to be held in ...

Dog Days Run

The 38th Annual Dog Days Run is an annual 5k and Fun Run, hosted by the SAVMA Chapter at the ...

Haile Farmers Market Fall Festival

Mark your calendars for the Haile Farmers Market 2019 Fall Festival! Saturday the 26th of October we'll be hosting a ...

  • 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Haile Farmers Market, SW 91st Terrace, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Race for Rehab: Monster Dash

Race for Rehab is an annual 5k run/walk that benefits the community outreach programs run by the UF Department of ...

Sunday Children's Yoga Class

This class will blend the teachings and values of traditional yoga (breath work, mindfulness, postures, proprioception) with games, activities, music, ...

The Talented Cookie Birthday Fall Festival

Come have some fun on Sunday Oct. 27 from 11-4:00. We will have awesome vendors, Pumpkin carving contest (0-16 and ...

  • 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: The Talented Cookie, 25 NE 1st Ave, High Springs, Florida 32643
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Evie and Mal's Wicked Spa Party at Trinity's Day Spa

Looking For Something Safe, Fun, and Different To Do With Your Kids For Halloween? Why Not Bring Them To Trinity's ...

  • 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Trinitys Day Spa, 2441 NW 43rd St Suite 11B (Thornebrook Village), Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $50/ per child + one free adult entry
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Pottery Wheel Class at Do Art with Yopp

Have you always wanted to try your hand at a pottery wheel? How cool would it be to make your ...

Painting with Pastor John at Hobby Lobby

Join us for painting classes for Children and Adults on Mondays and Thursdays.

Kids Halloween BBQ Bash at David's BBQ

Cookie decorating, costume contest, prizes and a goodie bag, PLUS Kids eat FREE with purchase of adult meal!

Sun Country Stay and Play

Get moving every Tuesday and Friday morning! Stay and Play helps children ages 5 years old and younger to develop ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: $11.50/member, $14 non-member, punchcards available, free for non-walkers, Free for members under the age of 2; and 1/2 price for non-members under the age of 2.
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Farm Share Project Youthbuild

We will have an entire Semi-Truck full of perishable food items to give to families in need! First come, first ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 635 NW 6th Street, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Homeschool Canvas Painting at Do Art with Yopp

Come learn different drawing and painting techniques. Different designs taught each class. Enjoy this fun outing with our art facilitator ...

Teens and Tweens Costume and Makeup Workshop with Wayfaring Painter

Join us at the High Springs Branch Library for this teen workshop all about creating a unique look by hand ...

Slab Lab: Clay Creations at Do Art with Yopp

We'll have slabs of clay out and clay tools for you to use to create your very own masterpiece. Make ...

Pottery Wheel Class at Do Art with Yopp

Have you always wanted to try your hand at a pottery wheel? How cool would it be to make your ...

Free Beginner Sewing Classes

Three hour sewing classes are offered by Days for Girls International at no cost due to the generosity of the ...

Trunk or Treat at Campus View Church

Come join Campus View Church on October 30th for fun and safe trunk or treating. There will be plenty of ...

Fall Fest at Northwest Baptist Church

Trunk – or – Treat, candy, games and fun for the whole family! Free hayride and popcorn! Food vendors available ...

  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Northwest Baptist Church, 5514 NW 23rd Avenue Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: Admission is Free. Food vendors will range from $3-$10.
  • Website: www.mynwchurch.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Young Dancer Workshop of North Central Florida

Santa Fe College and the University of Florida present the Young Dancer Workshop of North Central Florida 2019, a weekend ...

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center Rural Folklife Days

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park is proud to present Rural Folklife Day. Demonstrators will be on hand displaying Florida ...

  • 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
  • Location: 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive, White Springs, FL 32096
  • Cost: $5 per person in addition to regular park admission,( $5.00 per vehicle, up to eight passengers)
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Family Fun

IndepenDance Open Studio iPlaydates

Come join our iPlaydate on Thursdays at 10:45am for children ages 5 and Under! If they’re actively on the MOVE, ...

Halloween Goodie Bags at Trader Joe's

Kids in costume will receive a goodie bag on Halloween! While supplies last.

  • 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Location: 3724 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville FL 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Halloween Events at Bass Pro Shops

We are hosting FREE, family-friendly Halloween events October 19-20, 25-31, 2019 featuring our friends, Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Woodstock, Linus, Sally ...