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December

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Journey of a Naturalist at Paynes Prairie

Volunteer naturalist Don Mock will teach us about William Bartram's visit in 1774, flora and fauna of the prairie, and ...

  • 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park, 100 Savannah Blvd # 100, Micanopy, Florida 32667
  • Cost: $4-6/vehicle
  • Website: www.prairiefriends.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Butler Town Center- Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony

Mark your calendars for our 2nd Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony at Butler Town Center! This year we’ve partnered with ...

  • 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Butler Town Center, 3625 SW 32nd Ct, Gainesville, Florida 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Clothing and Toy Swap at Bouncers

Clean out your little one's room before the holidays, clothing and toy swap, and come trade at Bouncers while the ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 3401 NW 34 Street, Gainesville FL 32605
  • Cost: $10/child. Free for members.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Toddler Story and Art Time at Do Art with Yopp

Join us on Tuesday and Thursday mornings for Toddler Story and Art! This is a great opportunity to meet new ...

Square Dance Lessons

Square Dance Classes for Beginners Who? Everyone, ages ten and up Loads of FUN! Casual attire. No prior experience or partners required. ...

  • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Location: Westside Park Recreation Building, 1001 NW 34 St., Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: $5 a class (October 15th is free)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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: Family Fun

Trinity UMC Family Advent Festival

On Wednesday, December 4 from 5:30 - 7:15 pm, join us for a special evening of dinner, crafts, and Chrismons!

  • 5:30 pm - 7:15 pm
  • Location: Trinity United Methodist Church: 4000 NW 53rd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: 0-5 Free, Children 6-12: $3, Adults: $5
  • Website: www.trinitygnv.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Toddler Story and Art Time at Do Art with Yopp

Join us on Tuesday and Thursday mornings for Toddler Story and Art! This is a great opportunity to meet new ...

Gamesville Tabletop Homeschool Gaming

Homeschool Parents! Need something new to add to your kids schedule? Try Boardgames! Boardgaming is an amazing social activity that allows ...

  • 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Gamesville Tabletop, 4401 NW 25th Place, Suite G, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $5/player
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Fashion Show at Bouncers

Fashion show for the little ones. Do they have an outfit they wear everyday? Or a cape, or a dress. ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 3401 NW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: members free, non members $10 per child
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Light the Village at Haile Village Center

It's that time of year again! Time to light up the Haile Village Center once more. Join us for a ...

  • 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Haile Village Center, 5346 SW 91st Terrace, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Holiday Sip and Shop at Magnolia Park

Bring your Holiday shopping list and check twice for those who are naughty and nice at the Magnolia Parke Sip ...

  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Magnolia Park- Northwest 39th Avenue, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

High Springs First Friday Night

Join us on the first Friday of the month in lovely downtown High Springs!

Celebrate D Holidays at Depot Park

Come out to Depot Park on the evening of Friday, Dec. 6 when we will light the park for the ...

  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Depot Park, 874 S.E. 4th Street, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Santa’s Tack Shop Holiday Extravaganza

Join us for our first annual Tack Swap & Craft Fair at River Rise to Raul we funds for our ...

  • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: River Rise Preserve State Park, 373 SW US27, Fort White, FL
  • Cost: free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Chick-fil-A (Oaks Mall) Breakfast with Santa and Friends

Join us for our annual tradition! Enjoy a Chick-fil-A breakfast meal while you create a Christmas craft, take a professional ...

  • 8:00 am - 9:30 am
  • Location: Chick-fil-A Oaks Mall, 6419 W. Newberry Rd, Gainesville FL 32605
  • Cost: $9.39
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Saturday 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, ...

  • 8:30 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: Sweetwater Wetlands Park, 325 SW Williston Road, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free with admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Dudley Farm Fall Farm and Cane Festival

Enjoy watching the traditional method of making cane syrup, including our cane mill and syrup complex. Other acitivities include traditional ...

  • 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Dudley Farm Historic State Park 18730 W. Newberry Road Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: Park Admission: $8.00 per vehicle. Correct change is required. Limit 8 people per vehicle.
  • Website: friendsofdudleyfarm.org
  • Category: Family Fun

B and R Crafting in Waldo

Free crafting classes for all ages on the first Saturday of the month. All supplies provided free of charge. All ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Waldo City Square, Waldo FL
  • Cost: free
  • Category: Family Fun

Journey of a Naturalist at Paynes Prairie

Volunteer naturalist Don Mock will teach us about William Bartram's visit in 1774, flora and fauna of the prairie, and ...

  • 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park, 100 Savannah Blvd # 100, Micanopy, Florida 32667
  • Cost: $4-6/vehicle
  • Website: www.prairiefriends.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Annual Homestead Holidays

FREE ADMISSION! Stroll through the 1856 plantation home decked out in an array of traditional greenery and Victorian finery – ...

Sweet Dreams Winter Flavor Night

Since last year's winter flavor night was such a success we will be doing it again. I will be dreaming ...

Sunday with Santa at Blackadder Brewing

Santa's back for our 3rd Annual Sunday with Santa on Dec 8th from 1- 5pm. Kids join us for milk ...

  • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Blackadder Brewing, 618-A NW 60th St, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Horses Helping People Open House

HOPE Horses Helping People would like to invite you to join us our FREE Fall Charity Open House. Bring the ...

Jump with Santa at Defy Gainesville

Jump with Santa! Every Monday during the month of December from 5PM to 8PM Santa will be at DEFY to jump ...

  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: 6250 NW 23rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: $45/family
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Reindeer Food at Bouncers

Come Bounce and make reindeer food!

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 3401 NW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: members FREE, non members $10
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Toddler Story and Art Time at Do Art with Yopp

Join us on Tuesday and Thursday mornings for Toddler Story and Art! This is a great opportunity to meet new ...

Square Dance Lessons

Square Dance Classes for Beginners Who? Everyone, ages ten and up Loads of FUN! Casual attire. No prior experience or partners required. ...

  • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Location: Westside Park Recreation Building, 1001 NW 34 St., Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: $5 a class (October 15th is free)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Harlem Globetrotters in Ocala

We’re pushing the limits of basketball and having even more fun. Don’t miss the one and only Harlem Globetrotters in ...

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: Family Fun

Santa Fe College Zoo Storytime

Join the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo and the Alachua County Library every 2nd Wednesday of the month for Storytime ...

  • 10:00 am - 10:30 am
  • Location: Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo, 3000 NW 83rd St, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free storytime
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Star Wars Release Party at Tower Road Library

Assemble your Rebel Alliance for an afternoon of crafts and a photobooth. Come dressed as your favorite character from the ...

  • 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 3020 SW 75th St, Gainesville FL 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Family Fun

Brazilian Skills Open House

Join us for Soccer Training: Kids (4-7years) from 3-4pm Kids (8-12 years) 4-5pm Brazilian Jiu Jitsu: Kids (from 6 years old) 5-6pm Adults 7-8pm

  • 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Brazilian Skills, 3832 W. Newberry Rd, Suite 2b, Gainesville FL 32607
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Toddler Story and Art Time at Do Art with Yopp

Join us on Tuesday and Thursday mornings for Toddler Story and Art! This is a great opportunity to meet new ...

Gamesville Tabletop Homeschool Gaming

Homeschool Parents! Need something new to add to your kids schedule? Try Boardgames! Boardgaming is an amazing social activity that allows ...

  • 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Gamesville Tabletop, 4401 NW 25th Place, Suite G, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $5/player
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Star Wars Holiday Special at HQ Library

Gather with fellow Jedis and droids eight days before the release of “Star Wars IX: Rise of Skywalker” as you ...

  • 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Headquarters Library, 401 E University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32641
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Family Fun

Drive in Movie at Bouncers

Watch the Grinch in your car! Boxes provided. Popcorn available for purchase. Bouncing 9-noon. Movie and car making starts at ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 3401 NW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: Members free, non members $10.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Storytime at Depot Park

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

The Living Nativity and Christmas Market

Saint Francis Catholic Academy presents the story of the first Nativity as told by its creator, St. Francis of Assisi. ...

  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Saint Francis Catholic Academy, 4100 NW 115th Ter, Gainesville, Florida 32606
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Hillary Cowart the Magic Man at Conestogas

Join Hillary Cowart at Conestogas in Alachua every Friday and Saturday night for magic and balloons.

Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Train

The 8th Annual Christmas Express is Florida's Christmas train! The Christmas Train is so much more than just a train ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: 19630 NE 30th St. Williston, FL. 32696
  • Cost: $15.99 contribution per person in advance, ages 10 and up, $20 at the gate if available.
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Christmas in Chiefland

Join us in Chiefland for the Rudolph Run, Christmas Festival, and Parade! Pictures with Santa, tree lighting, carriage rides, bonfire, ...

Haile Farmers Market: Holiday Bazaar

Mark your calendars for the Haile Farmers Market 2019 Holiday Bazaar! Saturday the 14h of December, 8:30 am-Noon. We'll be ...

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

Snow Day in Lake City

It is going to Snow in Lake City! You heard me right! Break out your winter coats and brace yourself ...

  • 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Darby Pavillion at Wilson Park • 828 NE Lake DeSoto Circle, Lake City FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Saturday Tot Time with Ponies

"Tot Time" is a "mommy and me" style activity for children 18 months to 6 years of age! Children will ...

  • 9:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Hunter Ventures Farm, 18004 SW 83 Ave., Archer, Florida 32618
  • Cost: $30
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Journey of a Naturalist at Paynes Prairie

Volunteer naturalist Don Mock will teach us about William Bartram's visit in 1774, flora and fauna of the prairie, and ...

  • 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park, 100 Savannah Blvd # 100, Micanopy, Florida 32667
  • Cost: $4-6/vehicle
  • Website: www.prairiefriends.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Basketball Cop "Fill the Trailer" Toy Drive

On Dec 15th from 10:00am to 6:00pm, the Alachua County Sheriff's Office and Walmart (5700 NW 23rd St Gainesville, FL) ...

  • 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Walmart Supercenter Gainesville - 5700 NW 23rd St, Gainesville, Florida 32653
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Santa is Coming to PDQ

Mark your calendars! Santa Claus will be making an appearance at your local PDQ this Holiday Season!

  • 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: 3403 W. University Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.eatpdq.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Santa at Roger's Farm

Santa Claus is coming to Roger’s Farm! Stop by and see us this weekend to get your Christmas tree & ...

  • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Rogers Farm, 3831 NW 156th Ave., Gainesville, Florida 32609
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Celebrations Around the World

Join us for this fun and interactive event! Grab an exotic dish from our food booths, and watch our array ...

Family Promise Fundraiser at Northwest Grille

Tell your family, friends, and co-workers to join your support of the Family Promise shelter for working families with children ...

Jump with Santa at Defy Gainesville

Jump with Santa! Every Monday during the month of December from 5PM to 8PM Santa will be at DEFY to jump ...

  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: 6250 NW 23rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: $45/family
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Train

The 8th Annual Christmas Express is Florida's Christmas train! The Christmas Train is so much more than just a train ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: 19630 NE 30th St. Williston, FL. 32696
  • Cost: $15.99 contribution per person in advance, ages 10 and up, $20 at the gate if available.
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Decorate a Paper Gingerbread Man at Bouncers

Decorate a PAPER ginger bread man. Good clean fun! Face painting and reindeer races with antlers. Socks and waivers required, ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 1001 NW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: Members free, non members, $10 per child.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Toddlers Try It with Wayfaring Painter

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: Forage Hall at Working Food (219 NW 10th Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32601)
  • Cost: $12-$15 sliding scale for each toddler; $3 for siblings 5+; caregivers and young babies in arms free of charge
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Toddler Story and Art Time at Do Art with Yopp

Join us on Tuesday and Thursday mornings for Toddler Story and Art! This is a great opportunity to meet new ...

Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Train

The 8th Annual Christmas Express is Florida's Christmas train! The Christmas Train is so much more than just a train ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: 19630 NE 30th St. Williston, FL. 32696
  • Cost: $15.99 contribution per person in advance, ages 10 and up, $20 at the gate if available.
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Square Dance Lessons

Square Dance Classes for Beginners Who? Everyone, ages ten and up Loads of FUN! Casual attire. No prior experience or partners required. ...

  • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Location: Westside Park Recreation Building, 1001 NW 34 St., Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: $5 a class (October 15th is free)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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: Family Fun

Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Train

The 8th Annual Christmas Express is Florida's Christmas train! The Christmas Train is so much more than just a train ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: 19630 NE 30th St. Williston, FL. 32696
  • Cost: $15.99 contribution per person in advance, ages 10 and up, $20 at the gate if available.
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Toddler Story and Art Time at Do Art with Yopp

Join us on Tuesday and Thursday mornings for Toddler Story and Art! This is a great opportunity to meet new ...

Gamesville Tabletop Homeschool Gaming

Homeschool Parents! Need something new to add to your kids schedule? Try Boardgames! Boardgaming is an amazing social activity that allows ...

  • 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Gamesville Tabletop, 4401 NW 25th Place, Suite G, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $5/player
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Third Thursday on Main Street Alachua

Join us for Horse and Carriage rides with SANTA! Third Thursday on Main is the perfect place to get your "pre-weekend" ...

Third Thursday on Main Street Alachua

Join us for free Horse and Carriage rides with SANTA! Third Thursday on Main is the perfect place to get your ...

Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Train

The 8th Annual Christmas Express is Florida's Christmas train! The Christmas Train is so much more than just a train ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: 19630 NE 30th St. Williston, FL. 32696
  • Cost: $15.99 contribution per person in advance, ages 10 and up, $20 at the gate if available.
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Preschool Holiday Party at Bouncers

Join us for a preschool holiday party, reindeer games, holiday music, and of course Bouncing!

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Bouncers: 3401 NW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: Free for members, or $10/child
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Holidays In The City

Come join us to learn about different holidays and traditions from around the world! This free family friendly event will ...

  • 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  • Location: Safety City, 1025 NE 13th St, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Christmas in the Quarry at Cedar Lakes Woods and Gardens

Christmas in the Quarry is back for our 2nd year! The only thing better than a white Christmas is a ...

  • 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Location: Cedar Lakes Woods and Gardens, 4990 NE 180th Ave., Williston, Florida
  • Cost: Adults: $9.00 Children (6-13): $4.00 Children under 6: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Hillary Cowart the Magic Man at Conestogas

Join Hillary Cowart at Conestogas in Alachua every Friday and Saturday night for magic and balloons.

Christmas Music Festival at Little People Prep

Family-friendly, open to the community, music, food, lights, games, hot cocoa, and more! Pictures with Santa.

Sugar Camp Ranch Barnyard Breakfast and Crafts

Create lasting memories and adorable crafts. Price includes a delicious farm fresh breakfast in the barn. Spaces are limited.

Saturday Tot Time with Ponies

"Tot Time" is a "mommy and me" style activity for children 18 months to 6 years of age! Children will ...

  • 9:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Hunter Ventures Farm, 18004 SW 83 Ave., Archer, Florida 32618
  • Cost: $30
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Santa at Sandy's Place

Santa and Mrs. Claus will be here! We will be serving hot chocolate and cookies! Take as many pictures as ...

  • 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Sandys Place, 5001 NW 34th Blvd Ste G, Gainesville, Florida 32605
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Audi Gainesville Cars and Que

Join us the 3rd Saturday of each month for a friendly gathering of automotive enthusiasts! We will have free brats, ...

  • 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Audi Gainesville, 1920 N Main Street, Gainesville, Florida 32609
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Photos with Santa at PetSmart

Santa Claus is coming to town & to our stores! Two weekends only! Bring the whole family in for FREE photos ...

  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Petsmart, 3736 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, Florida 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.petsmart.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Journey of a Naturalist at Paynes Prairie

Volunteer naturalist Don Mock will teach us about William Bartram's visit in 1774, flora and fauna of the prairie, and ...

  • 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park, 100 Savannah Blvd # 100, Micanopy, Florida 32667
  • Cost: $4-6/vehicle
  • Website: www.prairiefriends.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Photos with Santa at PetSmart

Santa Claus is coming to town & to our stores! Two weekends only! Bring the whole family in for FREE photos ...

  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Petsmart, 3736 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, Florida 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.petsmart.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Carson Springs Wildlife Christmas Tours

Give the gift of conservation. Fun for the entire family on a Holiday Safari. 100% of funds goes to animal ...

  • 1:00 pm
  • Location: 8528 East County Road, 225. Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: Adults $25, Kids under 12 $10 ($30 for Adults on 12/25)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

B'nai Israel Hanukkah Party

The community is invited to come celebrate Hanukkah with us! Join us for karaoke, latkes, and dreidels! Don't forget to ...

  • 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: 3830 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville FL 32605
  • Cost: Member Prices: $18 per adult & $10 kids(under 13) Non-Member Prices: $25 per adult & $15 kids(under 13)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Downtown Chanukah Family Festival

Join the lighting of a giant menorah! Live performances, dreidels and gelt for everyone!

Carson Springs Wildlife Christmas Tours

Give the gift of conservation. Fun for the entire family on a Holiday Safari. 100% of funds goes to animal ...

  • 1:00 pm
  • Location: 8528 East County Road, 225. Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: Adults $25, Kids under 12 $10 ($30 for Adults on 12/25)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Santa at Hitchcock's Market in Alachua

Come join us in this last chance to take some nice photos with Mr. Claus before he leaves for his ...

Ultimate Santa Experience

Why wait in long lines and spend an arm and a leg at the mall to capture that special moment ...

  • 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Celebration Pointe, Archer Rd, Gainesville FL 32608
  • Cost: free (Donation to Toys for Tots available)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Santa at Woodyard Grill

Come out Monday December 23rd for special guests Mr. and Mrs. Claus! They will be here from 5 till 7 ...

Jump with Santa at Defy Gainesville

Jump with Santa! Every Monday during the month of December from 5PM to 8PM Santa will be at DEFY to jump ...

  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: 6250 NW 23rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: $45/family
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Toddler Story and Art Time at Do Art with Yopp

Join us on Tuesday and Thursday mornings for Toddler Story and Art! This is a great opportunity to meet new ...

Square Dance Lessons

Square Dance Classes for Beginners Who? Everyone, ages ten and up Loads of FUN! Casual attire. No prior experience or partners required. ...

  • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Location: Westside Park Recreation Building, 1001 NW 34 St., Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: $5 a class (October 15th is free)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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: Family Fun

Cookies for Champions

Join us as we assemble and deliver cookie platters to our local first responders and other government officials that work ...

Carson Springs Wildlife Christmas Tours

Give the gift of conservation. Fun for the entire family on a Holiday Safari. 100% of funds goes to animal ...

  • 1:00 pm
  • Location: 8528 East County Road, 225. Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: Adults $25, Kids under 12 $10 ($30 for Adults on 12/25)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Anti-Consumerist Christmas

One and all are invited to a holiday celebration on Christmas evening to enjoy companionship and music. No presents, only ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: The FOLC Farm, 3625 SE 15 St, Gainesville FL 32641
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Toddler Story and Art Time at Do Art with Yopp

Join us on Tuesday and Thursday mornings for Toddler Story and Art! This is a great opportunity to meet new ...

Gamesville Tabletop Homeschool Gaming

Homeschool Parents! Need something new to add to your kids schedule? Try Boardgames! Boardgaming is an amazing social activity that allows ...

  • 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Gamesville Tabletop, 4401 NW 25th Place, Suite G, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $5/player
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Carson Springs Wildlife Christmas Tours

Give the gift of conservation. Fun for the entire family on a Holiday Safari. 100% of funds goes to animal ...

  • 1:00 pm
  • Location: 8528 East County Road, 225. Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: Adults $25, Kids under 12 $10 ($30 for Adults on 12/25)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Train

The 8th Annual Christmas Express is Florida's Christmas train! The Christmas Train is so much more than just a train ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: 19630 NE 30th St. Williston, FL. 32696
  • Cost: $15.99 contribution per person in advance, ages 10 and up, $20 at the gate if available.
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Carson Springs Wildlife Christmas Tours

Give the gift of conservation. Fun for the entire family on a Holiday Safari. 100% of funds goes to animal ...

  • 1:00 pm
  • Location: 8528 East County Road, 225. Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: Adults $25, Kids under 12 $10 ($30 for Adults on 12/25)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Polar Express at Winter Wonderland

The Polar Express at Winter Wonderland, the magic and charm you and your family can enjoy yourself at the sights ...

  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: High Springs Lions Club, 26900 US Highway 27, High Springs, Florida 32643
  • Cost: FREE, but donations welcome
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Hillary Cowart the Magic Man at Conestogas

Join Hillary Cowart at Conestogas in Alachua every Friday and Saturday night for magic and balloons.

Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Train

The 8th Annual Christmas Express is Florida's Christmas train! The Christmas Train is so much more than just a train ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: 19630 NE 30th St. Williston, FL. 32696
  • Cost: $15.99 contribution per person in advance, ages 10 and up, $20 at the gate if available.
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Saturday Tot Time with Ponies

"Tot Time" is a "mommy and me" style activity for children 18 months to 6 years of age! Children will ...

  • 9:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Hunter Ventures Farm, 18004 SW 83 Ave., Archer, Florida 32618
  • Cost: $30
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Dudley Farm Historic Park Tour

Join us on a tour that will teach you about a way of life post Civil War to mid-1940’s. Discover ...

Carson Springs Wildlife Christmas Tours

Give the gift of conservation. Fun for the entire family on a Holiday Safari. 100% of funds goes to animal ...

  • 1:00 pm
  • Location: 8528 East County Road, 225. Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: Adults $25, Kids under 12 $10 ($30 for Adults on 12/25)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Train

The 8th Annual Christmas Express is Florida's Christmas train! The Christmas Train is so much more than just a train ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: 19630 NE 30th St. Williston, FL. 32696
  • Cost: $15.99 contribution per person in advance, ages 10 and up, $20 at the gate if available.
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Hillary Cowart the Magic Man at Conestogas

Join Hillary Cowart at Conestogas in Alachua every Friday and Saturday night for magic and balloons.

Journey of a Naturalist at Paynes Prairie

Volunteer naturalist Don Mock will teach us about William Bartram's visit in 1774, flora and fauna of the prairie, and ...

  • 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park, 100 Savannah Blvd # 100, Micanopy, Florida 32667
  • Cost: $4-6/vehicle
  • Website: www.prairiefriends.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Paint in your Pajamas at Cypress and Grove

Join us to celebrate a fantastic year of making creativity feel as comfortable as your favorite pajamas! We are SO ...

  • 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Cypress & Grove Brewing Co., 1001 NW 4th St Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Train

The 8th Annual Christmas Express is Florida's Christmas train! The Christmas Train is so much more than just a train ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: 19630 NE 30th St. Williston, FL. 32696
  • Cost: $15.99 contribution per person in advance, ages 10 and up, $20 at the gate if available.
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Jump with Santa at Defy Gainesville

Jump with Santa! Every Monday during the month of December from 5PM to 8PM Santa will be at DEFY to jump ...

  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: 6250 NW 23rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: $45/family
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Train

The 8th Annual Christmas Express is Florida's Christmas train! The Christmas Train is so much more than just a train ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: 19630 NE 30th St. Williston, FL. 32696
  • Cost: $15.99 contribution per person in advance, ages 10 and up, $20 at the gate if available.
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Flip Factory Zone New Years Eve Countdown Party

Flip Factory Zone will be having a countdown party December 31 from 10am-12pm Arts & Crafts Drink and a snack included Come celebrate ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 7400 W. Newberry Rd,. Gainesville FL 32605
  • Cost: see website
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Toddler Story and Art Time at Do Art with Yopp

Join us on Tuesday and Thursday mornings for Toddler Story and Art! This is a great opportunity to meet new ...

New Year's Eve at Splitz

Join us as we ring in the new year! Family friendly fun. Complimentary party favors and champagne toast at midnight.

  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
  • Location: 1301 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $15.99/person
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Carson Springs Wildlife New Years Tours

Great way to ring in the new year meeting our wonderful animals and contributing to saving species. Come on out ...

  • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: 8528 East County Road, 225. Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: Adults $25 | Under 12 are $8
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun