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Gainesville Family Events Calendar

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October

Family Fun includes festivals, carnivals, family fun nights, fairs and other types of fun family events.

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Pumpkin Run and Hunt at Bouncers

Hunt for a pumpkin and than run with your pumpkin. Bouncing from 9-noon, Socks and waivers required.

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

Carson Springs Drive Thru Safari

Fun, safe, family adventure seeing wonderful rare animals in their natural setting and from the comfort of your vehicle. You ...

  • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: 8528 East County Road, 225. Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: $10/person under 5 FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Make a Ghost Lollipop at Bouncers

Make a ghost lollipop. Bouncing from 9-noon, Socks and waivers required. Activity starts at 10:30a

Alachua Pumpkin Patch Tractor Rides

Bring your whole family and come enjoy the pumpkin patch & hayride!

  • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Location: Alachua's Pumpkin Patch, 15710 NW US Highway 441, Alachua, Florida 32615
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Family Fun On the Farm Day

Fall fun for the entire family. Free Parking. Pumpkins available for purchase ($7 each) while supplies last! Visit Mamaw's Kitchen ...

Alachua Pumpkin Patch Tractor Rides

Bring your whole family and come enjoy the pumpkin patch & hayride!

  • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Location: Alachua's Pumpkin Patch, 15710 NW US Highway 441, Alachua, Florida 32615
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Halloween Carnival Games at Bouncers

Halloween carnival games. Costumes are not necessary. Bouncing from 9-noon, Socks and waivers required. Activity starts at 10:30am

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 3401 NW 34 street gainesville fl 32605
  • Cost: $10 per child | Free for members
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Seahorse Key Open House

Seahorse Key is an island located three miles from Cedar Key by boat and is managed by the Lower Suwanee ...

Halloween Egg Hunt at Bouncers

Go on an egg hunt (filled with candy corn) than make your own candy corn craft. Bouncing from 9-noon, Socks ...

  • 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

Frog Song Organics Roselle U-Pick & Sunnhemp Crop Maze

Entry includes a trip through the maze, hay bales to climb on and up to eight pounds of certified organic ...

  • 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: 4317 NE US Highway 301, Hawthorne, FL, 32640
  • Cost: $20 per family (or per car)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Bouncers Parents Night

Parents night at Bouncers! Come chat and do a crochet craft with other adults! Yay!! must stay on premises! But ...

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

Alachua Pumpkin Patch Tractor Rides

Bring your whole family and come enjoy the pumpkin patch & hayride!

  • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Location: Alachua's Pumpkin Patch, 15710 NW US Highway 441, Alachua, Florida 32615
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Haunted Hayride at Celebration Pointe

Enjoy a fall hayride around Celebration Pointe as you listen to a scary story narrated through headphones. Loading and unloading ...

  • 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Location: Celebration Pointe
  • Cost: $5 donation to UF Hearoes for Hearing
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Spider Hunt at Bouncers

Spider hunt (plastic of course) than make your own spider hat. Bouncing from 9-noon, Socks and waivers required. Activities start ...

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

Halloween Tie Dye at Open Studios of Grace

Come out to the Studios of Grace at Grace Presbyterian Church for studio tours, art and art kits for sale, ...

  • 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Grace Presbyterian Church, 3146 NW 13th Street, Gainesville
  • Cost: Free/Donation
  • Website: fb.me
  • Category: Family Fun

Haunted Hayride at Celebration Pointe

Enjoy a fall hayride around Celebration Pointe as you listen to a scary story narrated through headphones. Loading and unloading ...

  • 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Location: Celebration Pointe
  • Cost: $5 donation to UF Hearoes for Hearing
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Halloween Tie Dye at Open Studios of Grace

Come out to the Studios of Grace at Grace Presbyterian Church for studio tours, art and art kits for sale, ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Grace Presbyterian Church, 3146 NW 13th Street, Gainesville
  • Cost: Free/Donation
  • Website: fb.me
  • Category: Family Fun

Sugar Camp Ranch Harvest Festival & Moo'vie Night!

Join us on Saturdays to enjoy a day of fun on the farm for Harvest Festival Fun. October 24th: Moo'vie ...

  • 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Location: 387 SW Cumorah Hill St, Fort White, FL 32038
  • Cost: Admission $12 | Free Parking | Children 2 and under are Free
  • Website: www.sugarcampranch.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Girl Scouts Day at the Cade Museum

Calling all Girl Scouts! Come dressed in your uniform or Scout shirt for free admission to the Cade Museum. Practice ...

  • 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, Fl 32601
  • Cost: Free admission is provided to the Girl Scout in uniform or Girl Scout shirt/tee. Accompanying adults and guests pay regular museum admission.
  • Website: www.cademuseum.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Boo with the Moos

Come out and interact with the critters of Critter Creek at our Halloween-themed Boo with the Moos! You will have ...

  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Critter Creek Farm Sanctuary 12626 NW Co Rd 231 Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: $5 for ages 15 and over, and free for kids 14 and under (please note kids still need a ticket, though)
  • Website: crittercreekfarmsanctuary.ticketleap.com
  • Category: Family Fun

World's Easiest Corn Maze

Join us for a drive thru Harvest Festival. There will be a Trunk and Treat, drive thru pumpkin patch, and ...

Vegan Farm Tour at Peacefield!

Peacefield Farm Sanctuary rescues and rehabilitates farm animals that are normally thought of as food. As individuals here they are ...

Bouncers Monster Bash

Wear your Halloween costume, Come join the Monster Bash! Halloween music, parade, costume contest, dancing, games, candy, and course bouncing! ...

  • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Bouncers, 3401 NW 34 Street, Gainesville FL 32605
  • Cost: $10 per person to bounce
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Frog Song Organics Roselle U-Pick & Sunnhemp Crop Maze

Entry includes a trip through the maze, hay bales to climb on and up to eight pounds of certified organic ...

  • 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 4317 NE US Highway 301, Hawthorne, FL, 32640
  • Cost: $20 per family (or per car)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Drive-Through Trunk or Treat at Grace at Fort Clarke UMC

We are so excited to announce that Grace at Fort Clarke UMC will be continuing our Trunk or Treat tradition ...

Family Fun On the Farm Day at Sugar Camp Ranch

Join us on the farm for fun for the entire family. -Critter Corral -Hayrides -Ziplines -Market Wagon -Pallet Maze -Horse Rides -Slides -Giant Slingshot -Granny Shot Basketball -Ropes Obstacles ... And ...

Trick or Treat at Bouncers

We want to see your Halloween costume! Bring candy to share for trick or treating. Bouncing from 9-noon. Trick or ...

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

Frog Song Organics Roselle U-Pick & Sunnhemp Crop Maze

Entry includes a trip through the maze, hay bales to climb on and up to eight pounds of certified organic ...

  • 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: 4317 NE US Highway 301, Hawthorne, FL, 32640
  • Cost: $20 per family (or per car)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Alachua Pumpkin Patch Tractor Rides

Bring your whole family and come enjoy the pumpkin patch & hayride!

  • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Location: Alachua's Pumpkin Patch, 15710 NW US Highway 441, Alachua, Florida 32615
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Keller Williams Family Trunk or Treat

We will have activities for all ages including candy, music, and fun. Don't miss our yummy refreshments and the pet ...

Haunted Hayride at Celebration Pointe

Enjoy a fall hayride around Celebration Pointe as you listen to a scary story narrated through headphones. Loading and unloading ...

  • 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Location: Celebration Pointe
  • Cost: $5 donation to UF Hearoes for Hearing
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Halloween Open House at Crunch Fitness

We have a TREAT for you!! Thursday, October 29th we are opening up Crunch to EVERYONE! Come in and get ...

  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Crunch Fitness: 2002 SW 34th St., Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Pumpkin Delivery by a Glass Slipper Princess

Delivery by our Glass Slipper Princess. Receive a small pumpkin and take photos in a 15 minute visit.

Trick or Treat at Bouncers

We want to see your Halloween costume! Bring candy to share for trick or treating. Bouncing from 9-noon. Trick or ...

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

Dolce Vita Bakery Spooktakular

Come bring the kids to enjoy free cupcakes and Halloween trick or treating. Make sure to dress up in your ...

  • 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Dolce Vita Bakery Cafe: 4908 NW 34th Street, Suite 2, Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

North Central Florida YMCA Drive-Thru Trunk or Treat

Join us for our annual trunk or treat... with a twist! This year, we're doing it drive-thru style. Participate in ...

  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: YMCA, 5201 NW 34th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: FREE with donation of canned goods or non-perishable items
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Haunted Hayride at Celebration Pointe

Enjoy a fall hayride around Celebration Pointe as you listen to a scary story narrated through headphones. Loading and unloading ...

  • 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Location: Celebration Pointe
  • Cost: $5 donation to UF Hearoes for Hearing
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Halo Potato Halloween

We will also be encouraging both kids AND doggos to wear costumes! We’ll be handing out candy for kiddos and ...

Target Boo Avenue

Join us for a contactless, socially distant trick or treating experience. Enjoy celebrating with crazy costumed cars, fun activities and ...

  • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Target: 3970 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL, 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.target.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Fall Harvest Festival at Sugar Camp Ranch

Don't miss out on the final week of our 2020 Fall Harvest Festival. Candy Collection will begin at 1 pm ...

  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Sugar Camp Ranch: 387 SW Cumorah Hill St Ft. White, FL
  • Cost: $10 ages 2 to 64 $7 seniors 65+ $7 all Hero's (First Responders/Military) w/ ID Free Parking
  • Website: www.sugarcampranch.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Bouncers Monster Bash

Wear your Halloween costume, Come join the Monster Bash! Halloween music, parade, costume contest, dancing, games, candy, and course bouncing! ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Bouncers, 3401 NW 34 Street, Gainesville FL 32605
  • Cost: $10 per person to bounce
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

The Hatchetbury Hooowloween

Welcome to The Ax-ylum! The Hatchetbury is without a doubt going to be the scariest place in Gainesville on Saturday, ...

  • 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Location: 218 NW 8th Avenue, Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: See website for rates
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun