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

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October

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

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Wednesday Birding Walks at Sweetwater Wetlands Park

Discover the rich diversity of birds (and maybe some rarities!) at north-central Florida's newest birding hotspot in a 2-3-hour walking ...

  • 8:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Sweetwater Wetlands Park, 325 SW Williston Road, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free with admission ($5/vehicle)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Races, Walks, 5Ks

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

Depot Park parkrun

All ages and abilities are welcome! Join us for Depot Park parkrun's free weekly 5k to run, jog, walk, or ...

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 ...

Family Birding with Alachua Audubon Society at Paynes Prairie

We welcome you the first Saturday of each month October through April, to join us for a hike on La ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: La Chua Trail & Alachua Sink, 4801 Camp Ranch Rd, Gainesville, Florida 32641
  • Cost: Free, with park admission ($4/ vehicle)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Races, Walks, 5Ks

Dragonflies of Florida

Dragonflies and Damselflies are fascinating and conspicuous components of our insect fauna. There are 169 species recorded from Florida and ...

Wednesday Birding Walks at Sweetwater Wetlands Park

Discover the rich diversity of birds (and maybe some rarities!) at north-central Florida's newest birding hotspot in a 2-3-hour walking ...

  • 8:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Sweetwater Wetlands Park, 325 SW Williston Road, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free with admission ($5/vehicle)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Races, Walks, 5Ks

Depot Park parkrun

All ages and abilities are welcome! Join us for Depot Park parkrun's free weekly 5k to run, jog, walk, or ...

Pumpkin Run 5K

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

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 ...

Wednesday Birding Walks at Sweetwater Wetlands Park

Discover the rich diversity of birds (and maybe some rarities!) at north-central Florida's newest birding hotspot in a 2-3-hour walking ...

  • 8:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Sweetwater Wetlands Park, 325 SW Williston Road, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free with admission ($5/vehicle)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Races, Walks, 5Ks

MS Society Ready Set Glow

Come get your GLOW on with us for this FUN run, a FUNdraiser 5k benefiting the National MS Society hosted by ...

Depot Park parkrun

All ages and abilities are welcome! Join us for Depot Park parkrun's free weekly 5k to run, jog, walk, or ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Wednesday Birding Walks at Sweetwater Wetlands Park

Discover the rich diversity of birds (and maybe some rarities!) at north-central Florida's newest birding hotspot in a 2-3-hour walking ...

  • 8:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Sweetwater Wetlands Park, 325 SW Williston Road, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free with admission ($5/vehicle)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Races, Walks, 5Ks

Depot Park parkrun

All ages and abilities are welcome! Join us for Depot Park parkrun's free weekly 5k to run, jog, walk, or ...

Dog Days Run

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

Millhopper Ramble

This is the Gainesville community's chance to get out and support the Boys & Girls Club and to make use ...

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 ...

MK5K Family Day Run/Walk

Join us for a fun run/walk/stroll & help us raise awareness for 2 wonderful orgaizations: The Mary Kay Foundation & ...

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 ...

Wednesday Birding Walks at Sweetwater Wetlands Park

Discover the rich diversity of birds (and maybe some rarities!) at north-central Florida's newest birding hotspot in a 2-3-hour walking ...

  • 8:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Sweetwater Wetlands Park, 325 SW Williston Road, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free with admission ($5/vehicle)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Races, Walks, 5Ks