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Gainesville Family Events Calendar

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May

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Island Grove Blueberry Festival

Come join the Island Grove, Cross Creek & Lochloosa communities at the 12th Annual Island Grove Blueberry Festival. Held right ...

  • 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: 21921 S HWY 301 Island Grove, FL 32654
  • Cost: free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Vystar Branch Grand Opening in Alachua

Please join us to celebrate the Grand Opening of the new VyStar Alachua Branch, from Thursday through Saturday, May 2-4. On ...

Free Comic Book Day

Free Comic books for all ages! All Star Sports Cards & Comics Mega Gaming and Comics 2nd and Charles

Skate Station Summer Camp Bash

Come out and sign-up for Funworks Summer Action Camp and receive 10% off Paid-In-Full Camp Fees! Sign up for Camp and ...

  • 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: sign up for camp and skate free
  • Website: funworks.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Harry Potter Wizard Training at First UMC

The First United Methodist Church of Gainesville (FUMC) proudly presents: Harry Potter Wizard Training - FREE EVENT!!! To reserve your FREE ticket/s, ...

  • 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Location: First UMC, 419 NE 1st St, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.fumcgnv.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Harry Potter Wizard Training at First UMC

The First United Methodist Church of Gainesville (FUMC) proudly presents: Harry Potter Wizard Training - FREE EVENT!!! To reserve your FREE ticket/s, ...

  • 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Location: First UMC, 419 NE 1st St, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.fumcgnv.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Movies on the Big Screen at First Magnitude

We decided we wanted to make moves to show movies in May from the 80s! We'll have plenty of great ...

  • 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: First Magnitude Brewery, 1220 SE Veitch St, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Mother's Day Tea Celebration in Alachua

You and your loved ones are invited to High tea at Teatime Tranquility &Treasures for Mothers day! Hurry ...make your ...

Storytime at Depot Park

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

Kelly Miller Circus in Waldo

Our brand new 100-minute family-friendly show features Russian Swing, Clowns, Contortionists, Juggling, Jump Rope, and SO MUCH MORE! Showtimes: Friday ...

  • 5:00 pm
  • Location: Dixieland RV Park, 17500 NE US Highway 301, Waldo, FL 32694
  • Cost: $10-15
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Kelly Miller Circus in Waldo

Our brand new 100-minute family-friendly show features Russian Swing, Clowns, Contortionists, Juggling, Jump Rope, and SO MUCH MORE! Showtimes: Friday ...

  • 7:30 pm
  • Location: Dixieland RV Park, 17500 NE US Highway 301, Waldo, FL 32694
  • Cost: $10-15
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

National Train Day

Join us for National Train Day! Free Admission and Refreshments Trains from "G" to "N" scale Plus Hogwarts train, Thomas the ...

  • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: High Springs Lions Club, 26900 W US Highway 27, High Springs, Florida 32643
  • Cost: free, donations accepted
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Veteran Services Family Fun Day Fair

All Veterans and their families are invited to join our community for a Carnival atmosphere to highlight all the great ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 7400 SW 41st Pl, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Category: Family Fun

Mothers Day Blueberry Farm Fun at Lochloosa Creek Farm

Bring Mom out for a fun filled day of picking blueberries this weekend only for a special pricing of u-pick ...

  • 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: 17343 South East County Road 2082, Hawthorne, FL 32640
  • Cost: see description
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Mother's Day Weekend at Red White and Blues Farm

Make sure to bring Mom out to the Farm this weekend! We’ll be having Live Entertainment, Train Rides, Homemade Lunch ...

  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Red White & Blues Farm, 3250 NE 140th Avenue, Williston, Florida 32696
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Mother's Day Tea Celebration in Alachua

You and your loved ones are invited to High tea at Teatime Tranquility &Treasures for Mothers day! Hurry ...make your ...

National Train Day

Join us for National Train Day! Free Admission and Refreshments Trains from "G" to "N" scale Plus Hogwarts train, Thomas the ...

  • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: High Springs Lions Club, 26900 W US Highway 27, High Springs, Florida 32643
  • Cost: free, donations accepted
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Mothers Day Blueberry Farm Fun at Lochloosa Creek Farm

Bring Mom out for a fun filled day of picking blueberries this weekend only for a special pricing of u-pick ...

  • 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: 17343 South East County Road 2082, Hawthorne, FL 32640
  • Cost: see description
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Mother's Day Weekend at Red White and Blues Farm

Make sure to bring Mom out to the Farm this weekend! We’ll be having Live Entertainment, Train Rides, Homemade Lunch ...

  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Red White & Blues Farm, 3250 NE 140th Avenue, Williston, Florida 32696
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Family Yoga at Depot Park

We took a few weeks' break but now we're back! Join me, Jillian Goldstein, certified yoga instructor for a yoga ...

Bass Pro Shops Mother's Day Photos

We are excited to offer FREE Mother's Day Photos to families again this year! May 11th from 12-5 and May ...

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

Morning Mile Skating Party for ALL Alachua County Schools

Come celebrate every step our children have taken! The event is free for all Morning Milers and this includes skate ...

  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Skate Station FunWorks Gainesville, 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, Florida 32606
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Movies on the Big Screen at First Magnitude

We decided we wanted to make moves to show movies in May from the 80s! We'll have plenty of great ...

  • 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: First Magnitude Brewery, 1220 SE Veitch St, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Movie Night with the Alachua County Sheriff's Office

Come join us for movie night in the park! The students at Shell Elementary School will vote this week on ...

  • 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Location: Hawthorne Recreation Park, SE 205th St, Hawthorne, Florida 32640
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Ag Fest and Master Gardener Plant Sale

Join the Master Gardeners for their Annual Plant Sale and Ag Fest. With thousands of plants available, our knowledgeable Master ...

  • 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: IFAS Extension, 2800 NE 39th Ave, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Allied Capoeira Academy Summer Camp Open House

You are invited to come see what our Summer Camp is all about Saturday, May 18th from 9-11 a.m.! A ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Allied Capoeira League Gainesville, 2020 NW 6th Street, Gainesville, Florida 32609
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Junior Ranger Jamboree at Dudley Farm

Come to Dudley Farm Historic State Park for a morning of Junior Ranger activities and fun! Participants will have the ...

  • 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
  • Location: 18730 W Newberry Rd, Newberry, FL 32669
  • Cost: Entrance: $5/car, (additional fee for face painting)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Crocs Exhibit Opening at the Florida Museum

Celebrate International Museum Day with our newest exhibit – "CROCS: Ancient Predators in a Modern World." Learn more about the ...

  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Florida Museum of Natural History, 3215 Hull Rd, Gainesville, Florida 32611
  • Cost: Free activities, admission charge for exhibits
  • Website: www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu
  • Category: Family Fun

Tinkergarten - Free Trial Class

At Tinkergarten, families meet outdoors to connect and learn through play! In this free trial, Tinkergarten Leader Amy Carson will ...

Tree Kangaroo Awareness Day at Santa Fe College Zoo

It’s a bear! It’s a monkey! No…it’s a tree kangaroo! You heard right. The Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo is ...

  • 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: 3000 NW 83rd St, Gainesville, Florida
  • Cost: $6 for adults •$5 for children (ages 4-12), Seniors (60+), Active Military & Veterans, and UF staff and students with ID •Free for children 3 and under, zoo members, and Santa Fe College students, staff members, and retirees with ID
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Family Yoga at Depot Park

We took a few weeks' break but now we're back! Join me, Jillian Goldstein, certified yoga instructor for a yoga ...

Phoebe's Paw Parade

Join us for a family fun event on Sunday, May 19th. Bring your littles and doggies to Town of Tioga ...

Movies on the Big Screen at First Magnitude

We decided we wanted to make moves to show movies in May from the 80s! We'll have plenty of great ...

  • 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: First Magnitude Brewery, 1220 SE Veitch St, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Family Yoga with Jillian at Cypress and Grove

Join certified yoga instructor Jillian Goldstein on Thursdays at 5pm for Family Yoga! This class is ideal for yogis young and ...

  • 5:00 pm - 5:50 pm
  • Location: Cypress and Grove Brewery,1001 NW 4th St, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: $5/child
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Blue Crab Festival

The Blue Crab Festival will be happening this Memorial Day Weekend 2019 kicking off Friday night with concerts and going ...

Williston Ranch Rodeo

Join us for a 7 event rodeo! Fun for the whole family:Concessions, shopping and entertainment!

  • 8:00 pm
  • Location: Horsemans Park, 803 SW 19th Avenue, Williston, Florida 32696
  • Cost: $8 in advance, $10 at gate, Kids 5 and under are free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Blue Crab Festival

The Blue Crab Festival will be happening this Memorial Day Weekend 2019 kicking off Friday night with concerts and going ...

Ranger Program: Nature Families at Sweetwater Wetlands Park

May is the month that we celebrate mothers. Join a ranger on a walk around the park to observe wildlife ...

  • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Location: Sweetwater Wetlands Park, 325 SW Williston Rd, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: $5 per vehicle (cash) park admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Williston Ranch Rodeo

Join us for a 7 event rodeo! Fun for the whole family:Concessions, shopping and entertainment!

  • 8:00 pm
  • Location: Horsemans Park, 803 SW 19th Avenue, Williston, Florida 32696
  • Cost: $8 in advance, $10 at gate, Kids 5 and under are free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Blue Crab Festival

The Blue Crab Festival will be happening this Memorial Day Weekend 2019 kicking off Friday night with concerts and going ...

Family Yoga at Depot Park

We took a few weeks' break but now we're back! Join me, Jillian Goldstein, certified yoga instructor for a yoga ...

Blue Crab Festival

The Blue Crab Festival will be happening this Memorial Day Weekend 2019 kicking off Friday night with concerts and going ...

Splash Bash at First Baptist Church

Join us for an End of the School Year Splash Bash Ice Cream Social!

Family Yoga with Jillian at Cypress and Grove

Join certified yoga instructor Jillian Goldstein on Thursdays at 5pm for Family Yoga! This class is ideal for yogis young and ...

  • 5:00 pm - 5:50 pm
  • Location: Cypress and Grove Brewery,1001 NW 4th St, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: $5/child
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Summer Daze: Family Movie Night

Start off the first day of summer with a screening of "Meet the Robinsons" at the historic Depot Event Space! ...

  • 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
  • Location: The Depot Event Space, 201 SE Depot Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: $5
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Skate Station End of School All Night Bash

Join us for an End of School All Night Bash! Lots of crazy games and a Water Balloon duel!

  • 7:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $25 pre-paid, or $30 at the door (only 15 and under allowed after midnight)
  • Website: funworks.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Nacho Night at Satchel's Pizza

3rd Annual event always held the last day of school for the cheeldrins... The Lord's cheeps and Cilantro Tacos. Street ...

  • 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Satchel's Pizza 1800 NE 23rd Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32609
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun