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

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First Day Hike at Paynes Prairie

Start the new year off with a hike at Paynes Prairie. Join a park ranger on a guided walk on Bolen ...

First Day Hike at Gilchrist Blue Springs

Happy new year! Enjoy a 1-mile ranger-led hike on the Blue Trail. Explore a pristine area of the park that ...

Double Parkrun at Depot Park

What is a "park-run double"? We're so glad you asked! A "double" is the one day each year when parkrun HQ ...

Frank Shorter Mile and Mustache Run Kids Race

Ring in the New Year with a fast mile! Our traditional Frank Shorter mile will kick off your new year ...

  • 11:00 am
  • Location: Westside Park, 1001 NW 31st Drive, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: FREE for current FTC members and kids; $10 for non-members.
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  • Category: Races, Walks, 5Ks

New Year Mushroom Walk

New Year's resolution: Learn more about mushrooms! Enjoy some time in the woods, connect with local enthusiasts, and find fungi ...

Race for Cupcakes at Hawthorne Trail

Come out and join us for a lot of great fun, and great treats! Enjoy either a 5k or 10k ...

MLK March Gainesville

Gather at Bo Diddley Plaza at noon for presentations and speakers, then march at 1 pm down University Avenue ...

Newnan's Lake 15K

The Newnan's Lake 15k begins and ends at Earl P. Powers Park (boat ramp) on Newnan's Lake off Hawthorne Road. ...

  • 8:30 am - 10:30 am
  • Location: Earl P. Powers Boat Ramp, 5902 SE Hawthorne Rd, Gainesville, FL US 32641
  • Cost: $30, Kids 12 and under run for free
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  • Category: Races, Walks, 5Ks