Gainesville Family Events Calendar

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February

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Hoggetowne Medieval Faire Family Friday and School Day

Come experience the colorful culture of a medieval village at festival time. The theme for the 2018 Hoggetowne Medieval Faire ...

  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: 2900 NE 39th Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32609
  • Cost: $9 for adults — $4 for ages 5–17 , free for children under 5 | Discounted prices for registered school groups
  • Website: www.hoggetownefaire.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Archery Funtastic Fridays

Join us for our Fun-tastic Fridays! Come participate in the fun archery games or just some extra practice!

  • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Easton Newberry Sports Complex, 24880 NW 16th Ave Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: $10 for non members, free for members
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Field Trip to the Stormwater Ecological Enhancement Project (SEEP)

The SEEP (Stormwater Ecological Enhancement Project) is a great place to learn about wetlands and their role in filtering pollutants. ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Natural Area Teaching Lab on Natural Area Drive (UF), just east of the Phillips Center for Performing Arts
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.alachuacounty.us
  • Category: Family Fun

Home Depot Kids Workshops

Join us on the first Saturday of the month for Kids Workshops, free how-to clinics for children. Projects include ...

Gainesville Greenway Challenge

The Gainesville Greenway Challenge is a year-round effort whose aim is to restore natural habitat in Gainesville by removing invasive ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Palm Point, 7401 Lake Shore Dr, Gainesville, Florida 32641
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Carson Springs Wildlife Saturday Tours

Come out and visit the animals every Saturday! No reservations required!

Kirby Family Farm Six Gun Territory Wild West Weekend

Kirby Family Farm's Six Gun Territory Wild West Weekend will be February 2nd and 3rd, 2019 located in Williston, Florida. ...

  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: 19630 NE 30th Street, Williston, Florida 32696
  • Cost: Advance tickets: $20/person, ages 10 and up. Children under 10 are $14.Children 2 and under are FREE.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Hoggetowne Medieval Faire

The Alachua County Fairgrounds is transformed into a bustling medieval marketplace for the Annual Hoggetowne Medieval Faire. Step back in ...

  • 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: 2900 NE 39th Avenue Gainesville, Florida 32609
  • Cost: $18 for adults — $8 for ages 5–17 | Free for children 4 and under
  • Website: www.hoggetownefaire.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Kirby Family Farm Six Gun Territory Wild West Weekend

Kirby Family Farm's Six Gun Territory Wild West Weekend will be February 2nd and 3rd, 2019 located in Williston, Florida. ...

  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: 19630 NE 30th Street, Williston, Florida 32696
  • Cost: Advance tickets: $20/person, ages 10 and up. Children under 10 are $14.Children 2 and under are FREE.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Meet Magic Mike at Bev's Burgers in High Springs

Magic Mike will visit your table with magic and balloons on Monday nights at Bev's Burgers. Fun for the whole ...

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 ...

Bouncers Sensory Night

Bouncers provides Sensory Nights for children with autism and other special needs. We encourage the whole family to attend! Staff ...

Square Dance Lessons

Square Dance Classes for Beginners Who? Everyone, ages ten and up Loads of FUN!

Florida Earth Skills

The Florida Earthskills Gathering brings people of all ages together to share and learn skills that increase connection to the ...

Gamesville Tabletop D and D Kids Club

From 5pm to 7pm the tables are set up for Kids D&D, showing the younger generations the glory of the ...

  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: 4401 NW 25th Place, Suite G, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: $3
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Florida Earth Skills

The Florida Earthskills Gathering brings people of all ages together to share and learn skills that increase connection to the ...

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 ...

The Oaks Mall Carnival

This family-friendly event features midway rides for all ages from whimsical kiddie rides to state-of-the-art thrill rides, carnival games and ...

  • 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Location: The Oaks Mall, 6419 W. Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: Free parking and admission. Ride cost varies.
  • Website: dreamlandamusements.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Talk Science With Her

In celebration of U.N. International Women and Girls in Science Day, 8 scientists from the University of Florida will be ...

  • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: First Magnitude Brewery, 1220 SE Veitch St, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Florida Earth Skills

The Florida Earthskills Gathering brings people of all ages together to share and learn skills that increase connection to the ...

The Oaks Mall Carnival

This family-friendly event features midway rides for all ages from whimsical kiddie rides to state-of-the-art thrill rides, carnival games and ...

  • 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Location: The Oaks Mall, 6419 W. Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: Free parking and admission. Ride cost varies.
  • Website: dreamlandamusements.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Beast Feast as Countryside Christian School

Come out to Countryside Christian School and enjoy some of the finest wild game recipes you have ever tasted. We ...

Archery Funtastic Fridays

Join us for our Fun-tastic Fridays! Come participate in the fun archery games or just some extra practice!

  • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Easton Newberry Sports Complex, 24880 NW 16th Ave Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: $10 for non members, free for members
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Florida Earth Skills

The Florida Earthskills Gathering brings people of all ages together to share and learn skills that increase connection to the ...

Annual Gridiron Challenge

The Gridiron Challenge is an all-day flag-football tournament and tailgating event benefiting Children’s Miracle Network at UF Health Shands Children’s ...

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Flavet Field, Woodlawn Dr., Gainesville, Florida, 32603
  • Cost: Spectators Free
  • Website: giving.ufhealth.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Women in Science Day Fair at Depot Park

Come celebrate Women in Science Week with us (along with a number of STEM clubs) on the Pad in Gainesville's ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: The Pad at Depot Park, 874 S.E. 4th Street, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Carson Springs Wildlife Saturday Tours

Come out and visit the animals every Saturday! No reservations required!

Florida Earth Skills

The Florida Earthskills Gathering brings people of all ages together to share and learn skills that increase connection to the ...

The Oaks Mall Carnival

This family-friendly event features midway rides for all ages from whimsical kiddie rides to state-of-the-art thrill rides, carnival games and ...

  • 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Location: The Oaks Mall, 6419 W. Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: Free parking and admission. Ride cost varies.
  • Website: dreamlandamusements.com
  • Category: Family Fun

The Oaks Mall Carnival

This family-friendly event features midway rides for all ages from whimsical kiddie rides to state-of-the-art thrill rides, carnival games and ...

  • 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Location: The Oaks Mall, 6419 W. Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: Free parking and admission. Ride cost varies.
  • Website: dreamlandamusements.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Meet Magic Mike at Bev's Burgers in High Springs

Magic Mike will visit your table with magic and balloons on Monday nights at Bev's Burgers. Fun for the whole ...

Bouncers Preschool Valentine's Party

Join us for a Preschool Valentine's Party! Bring something to share, either a bag of candy, valentine cards or both!

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 3401 NW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: FREE for Members, $5 for non 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 ...

The Oaks Mall Carnival

This family-friendly event features midway rides for all ages from whimsical kiddie rides to state-of-the-art thrill rides, carnival games and ...

  • 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Location: The Oaks Mall, 6419 W. Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: Free parking and admission. Ride cost varies.
  • Website: dreamlandamusements.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Square Dance Lessons

Square Dance Classes for Beginners Who? Everyone, ages ten and up Loads of FUN!

The Oaks Mall Carnival

This family-friendly event features midway rides for all ages from whimsical kiddie rides to state-of-the-art thrill rides, carnival games and ...

  • 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Location: The Oaks Mall, 6419 W. Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: Free parking and admission. Ride cost varies.
  • Website: dreamlandamusements.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Gamesville Tabletop D and D Kids Club

From 5pm to 7pm the tables are set up for Kids D&D, showing the younger generations the glory of the ...

  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: 4401 NW 25th Place, Suite G, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: $3
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Valentine Dinner at Bouncers

Join us for Pizza, drink ,dessert AND playtime. Spend Valentine's day with your true sweethearts....your kids.

  • 4:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Bouncers 3401 NW 34 Street, Gainesville fl 32605
  • Cost: $10 per person
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

O2BKids Morning Magic Open House

Join us for a magical morning at O2B Kids! Current members can bring a friend with them & families in ...

  • 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 6680 West Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Storytime with Erin at Brownie Guy Cafe

Join Book Lady Erin on Thursday, February 14th at 10AM for our first Story time! Bring your little ones for ...

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 ...

Olustee Festival and Re-Enactment

The Annual Olustee Festival, held in beautiful downtown Lake City, features homemade arts & crafts from vendors all over the ...

  • 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Downtown Lake City (Marion Street), Florida
  • Cost: free Festival, Battle Reenactment is $10/adult, $5/child, (Free for kids 5 and under)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Sun Country Pre-School Open House

Sunny's Pre-school is a unique program that allows kids to discover and learn in an active and engaged environment. Join ...

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Sun Country Sports Center, 333 S.W. 140th Terrace Jonesville, Florida 32669
  • Cost: free
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Family Fun

The Oaks Mall Carnival

This family-friendly event features midway rides for all ages from whimsical kiddie rides to state-of-the-art thrill rides, carnival games and ...

  • 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Location: The Oaks Mall, 6419 W. Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: Free parking and admission. Ride cost varies.
  • Website: dreamlandamusements.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.

Archery Funtastic Fridays

Join us for our Fun-tastic Fridays! Come participate in the fun archery games or just some extra practice!

  • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Easton Newberry Sports Complex, 24880 NW 16th Ave Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: $10 for non members, free for members
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Steinhatchee Fiddler Crab Festival

As many as 10,000 people enjoy the annual Steinhatchee Fiddler Crab Festival in Steinhatchee. Festival goers enjoy three days of ...

Olustee Festival and Re-Enactment

The Annual Olustee Festival, held in beautiful downtown Lake City, features homemade arts & crafts from vendors all over the ...

  • 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Downtown Lake City (Marion Street), Florida
  • Cost: free Festival, Battle Reenactment is $10/adult, $5/child, (Free for kids 5 and under)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

ReptiDay

Join us in Gainesville, FL as the Repticon team brings you ReptiDay, the one-day reptile show and sale! Brought to ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Wyndham Garden, 2900 SW 13th St. Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: $12 (Adult), $5 (Ages 5-12), ages 4 and under are free.
  • Website: repticon.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Carson Springs Wildlife Saturday Tours

Come out and visit the animals every Saturday! No reservations required!

Gainesville VegFest

Join us for the 3rd annual Gainesville VegFest on February 16, 2019 at Depot Park in Gainesville, FL! Presented by North ...

Olustee Festival and Re-Enactment

The Annual Olustee Festival, held in beautiful downtown Lake City, features homemade arts & crafts from vendors all over the ...

  • 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Downtown Lake City (Marion Street), Florida
  • Cost: free Festival, Battle Reenactment is $10/adult, $5/child, (Free for kids 5 and under)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

The Oaks Mall Carnival

This family-friendly event features midway rides for all ages from whimsical kiddie rides to state-of-the-art thrill rides, carnival games and ...

  • 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Location: The Oaks Mall, 6419 W. Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: Free parking and admission. Ride cost varies.
  • Website: dreamlandamusements.com
  • Category: Family Fun

High Springs Music in the Park Series

High Springs Music in the Park 2019 Season! Join us on the third Sunday of the month!

  • 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Location: Musuem or James Paul Park, High Springs FL
  • Cost: free, donations ssuggested
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Black History Program at Archer Community Center

Enjoy music and dance performances, along with poetry readings and a guest speaker from the Orlando chapter of the Tuskegee ...

The Oaks Mall Carnival

This family-friendly event features midway rides for all ages from whimsical kiddie rides to state-of-the-art thrill rides, carnival games and ...

  • 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: The Oaks Mall, 6419 W. Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: Free parking and admission. Ride cost varies.
  • Website: dreamlandamusements.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Meet Magic Mike at Bev's Burgers in High Springs

Magic Mike will visit your table with magic and balloons on Monday nights at Bev's Burgers. Fun for the whole ...

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!

Pocket Park Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Alachua County invites residents to a ribbon cutting ceremony to officially open a new pocket park in southwest Gainesville. The ...

Gamesville Tabletop D and D Kids Club

From 5pm to 7pm the tables are set up for Kids D&D, showing the younger generations the glory of the ...

  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: 4401 NW 25th Place, Suite G, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: $3
  • 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 ...

Third Thursday on Main Street Alachua

Third Thursday on Main is the perfect place to get your "pre-weekend" on! On the Thursday of each month Main ...

Movie Night in the Park - Newberry

On Feb 22nd 5pm-9pm, the Basketball Cop Foundation and the Alachua County Sheriff will be playing Incredibles 2 on the ...

  • 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Lois Forte Park, 120 NW 260th Street, Newberry FL 32669
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Trinity UMC Family Sock Hop

Pull out your leather jackets, poodle skirts, and saddle oxfords to go back in time with us to a 50's ...

  • 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Location: Trinity United Methodist Church: 4000 NW 53rd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: 0-3 Free; Children 4-12: $4, Adults: $8
  • Website: www.trinitygnv.org
  • 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.

Archery Funtastic Fridays

Join us for our Fun-tastic Fridays! Come participate in the fun archery games or just some extra practice!

  • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Easton Newberry Sports Complex, 24880 NW 16th Ave Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: $10 for non members, free for members
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Daddy Daughter Dance in High Springs

The High Springs Community School PTSA invites you to the 6th annual - Daddy Daughter Dance - Hollywood Red Carpet. ...

  • 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Location: Fellowship Church, 16916 NW US Highway 441, High Springs, Florida 32643
  • Cost: $20/couple at the door
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Green Kids Wokshop at The Green House Nursery

Kids ages 3 and up can participate in a fun Gardening Craft Activity. RSVP online.

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: 15207 W Newberry Rd, Newberry, FL 32669
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.tghnfl.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Santa Fe College Zoo: Stop, Paws and Learn with WUFT

WUFT and the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo are teaming up for the 2nd Annual Stop, Paws, and Learn event ...

  • 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Santa Fe College, 3000 NW 83 St, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Menagerie In Motion Kinetic Derby

Each Spring, the Active Streets Alliance will host with partners the southeast’s only kinetic sculpture derby highlighting areas of cultural ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Depot Park, 200 SE Depot Ave, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: Free to attend
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Carson Springs Wildlife Saturday Tours

Come out and visit the animals every Saturday! No reservations required!

Mill Creek Farm Retirement Home for Horses

Bring a bag (or bags) of carrots to feed the horses on Saturdays! The Retirement Home for Horses provides lifetime ...

  • 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: 20307 NW C.R. 235A, Alachua, FL 32615
  • Cost: free (bring a bag of carrots to feed the horses)
  • Website: millcreekfarm.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Active Streets and 352Creates: Create in Community

352Creates 'Create in Community' event will be in partnership with the Active Streets Alliance 6th Annual event. 352Creates promotes the ...

Step 317 Unicorn Mini Session

These magical sessions will be outdoors with a real pony decked out as a unicorn. The pony is the perfect ...

  • 1:00 pm - 5:40 pm
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: $49
  • Website: step317.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Florida Museum Archaeology Workshop

Let’s celebrate March as Florida Archaeology Month with an early kickoff! Join the Florida Public Archaeology Network for this workshop ...

Meet Magic Mike at Bev's Burgers in High Springs

Magic Mike will visit your table with magic and balloons on Monday nights at Bev's Burgers. Fun for the whole ...

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 ...

Cade Musem Spectrum Tuesday

This is a special event designed specifically for our friends on the Autism Spectrum and their families at a time ...

  • 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: Program included with regular admission
  • Website: www.cademuseum.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Square Dance Lessons

Square Dance Classes for Beginners Who? Everyone, ages ten and up Loads of FUN!

Gamesville Tabletop D and D Kids Club

From 5pm to 7pm the tables are set up for Kids D&D, showing the younger generations the glory of the ...

  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: 4401 NW 25th Place, Suite G, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: $3
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Storytime with Erin at Brownie Guy Cafe

Join Book Lady Erin every Thursday in February and March at 10AM for Story time! Bring your little ones and ...

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 ...

Health and Wellness Expo at Library Partnership

Mark your calendars as on February 28, our Library Partnership Resource Center is hosting its annual Health and Wellness Expo. ...

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 ...