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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

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Huntington Learning Center Live Webinar

Huntington Learning Center offers a FREE webinar every week. Visit our Facebook page to find out what topic we're covering ...

Star Center Theatre Polar Express Audition Workshop and Auditions

Youth: Ages 7-15. Workshop will teach techniques for auditioning. What to prepare, how to prepare and how to deal with ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Location: Star Center Theatre: 11 NE 23rd Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Alachua Pumpkin Patch Tractor Rides

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

  • 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Alachua's Pumpkin Patch, 15710 NW US Highway 441, Alachua, Florida 32615
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Gamesville Tabletop Pokemon League

Casual Play. 20 person max

  • 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Gamesville Tabletop, 4401 NW 25th Place, Suite G, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Alachua Pumpkin Patch Tractor Rides

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

  • 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Alachua's Pumpkin Patch, 15710 NW US Highway 441, Alachua, Florida 32615
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Why Teach Kids to Cook Webinar hosted by UF/IFAS Extension

Webinar Series: We are excited to offer the following series in collaboration with the Monday Campaigns, the ChopChop Family, UF/IFAS ...

Drive Thru Food Giveaway

The Saint Matthew Baptist Church in partnership with The City of Alachua Recreation Department is hosting a drive thru food ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Saint Matthew Baptist Church of Alachua, FL 15712 NW 140th St, Alachua, FL 32615
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Virtual Animals and Music Story Time with Ms. Jessica - Preschool

Join Ms. Jessica for a fun-filled storytime, including books, music, finger plays, and more all about animals and music. Ms. ...

Sunshine State Babywearing Weekday Meeting

Join us at our monthly weekday meeting to discuss, inquire, learn and celebrate babywearing. Our lending library, Volunteer Babywearing Instructors, ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: 2602 NW 6th St, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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: Free

Huntington Learning Center Live Webinar

Huntington Learning Center offers a FREE webinar every week. Visit our Facebook page to find out what topic we're covering ...

UF GatorTRAX

A free K-12 math and engineering outreach program that is run through the combined efforts of student volunteers from the ...

Alachua Pumpkin Patch Tractor Rides

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

  • 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Alachua's Pumpkin Patch, 15710 NW US Highway 441, Alachua, Florida 32615
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Gamesville Tabletop Pokemon League

Casual Play. 20 person max

  • 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Gamesville Tabletop, 4401 NW 25th Place, Suite G, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Star Center Theatre Ebony Scrooge Auditions

Auditions for the retelling of the Dickens Classic- A Christmas Carol. Join us for the holiday reimagining EBONY SCROOGE. Roles ...

  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Star Center Theatre: 11 NE 23rd Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Jazz on the Green at Celebration Pointe

Jazz on the Green is back! Join us for live music, food, and drinks, lawn games & more! Don't miss ...

  • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Celebration Pointe, Northwest Corner of I-75 And Archer Rd, Gainesville, Florida 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Gainesville Circus Center Grand Reopening

The event features live music by Dustin Cottrell, Special guest Madame Flambeau's Flea Circus, and aerial dance performances by the ...

  • 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Gainesville Circus Center, 1925 NW 2nd Street, Suite B, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: gainesvillecircus.com
  • Category: Free

Alachua Pumpkin Patch Tractor Rides

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

  • 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Alachua's Pumpkin Patch, 15710 NW US Highway 441, Alachua, Florida 32615
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Drive Thru Food Giveaway

The Saint Matthew Baptist Church in partnership with The City of Alachua Recreation Department is hosting a drive thru food ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Saint Matthew Baptist Church of Alachua, FL 15712 NW 140th St, Alachua, FL 32615
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Virtual Foster Parent Orientation with Camelot Community Care

Loving Homes-Loving Families Wanted. Orientation for Therapeutic Foster Parents on how to become a foster parent. Information and class dates ...

Florida Museum and Alachua County Library District host ‘Lab Girl’ Book Discussion

The Florida Museum of Natural History and Alachua County Library District will host “NEA Big Read Meetup: Lab Girl” Oct. ...

Alachua County Library Virtual Book Tastings Young Adult Menu with Ms. Lisely and Ms. Sam - Teens

Join Ms. Lisely and Ms. Sam as they taste their way through a fall menu of delicious young adult book ...

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: Free

Cyberbullying & Digital Safety

In today's virtual world, our children and youth are using technology more than ever. Some even rely on it for ...

Huntington Learning Center Live Webinar

Huntington Learning Center offers a FREE webinar every week. Visit our Facebook page to find out what topic we're covering ...

UF Community Dentistry Clinic Free Dental Care for Kids

**SOLD OUT** The UF Community Dentistry Clinic will be on site to provide free preventive and limited dental care for ...

  • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Library Partnership
  • Cost: free
  • Category: Free

Halloween Drive In Hosted by Alachua County Sheriff

Come join us for movie night in the park (Jonesville Rotary Park)! Be sure to check our Facebook posting and ...

  • 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Location: Jonesville Park: NW 143rd St & NW 32nd Ave,, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Sunshine State Babywearing Weekend Meeting

Sunshine State Babywearing, Inc. is a public charity whose mission is to provide babywearing education and support to caregivers in ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: LifeSouth Community Blood Centers, 4039 W. Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Okito America Free Beginner Zoom Martial Arts Class

Learn different skills, self defense, safe kicking and punching abilities.

Alachua Pumpkin Patch Tractor Rides

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

  • 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Alachua's Pumpkin Patch, 15710 NW US Highway 441, Alachua, Florida 32615
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Gamesville Tabletop Pokemon League

Casual Play. 20 person max

  • 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Gamesville Tabletop, 4401 NW 25th Place, Suite G, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

City of Waldo Drive-Thru Trick or Treat

A fun, safe, Halloween event for families. Face coverings are required during entire event. Children must be present to receive ...

  • 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: 14450 NE 148th Ave, Waldo, FL 32694
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: waldo-fl.com
  • Category: Free

Seahorse Key Open House

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

Alachua Pumpkin Patch Tractor Rides

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

  • 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Alachua's Pumpkin Patch, 15710 NW US Highway 441, Alachua, Florida 32615
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Why Teach Kids to Cook Webinar hosted by UF/IFAS Extension

Webinar Series: We are excited to offer the following series in collaboration with the Monday Campaigns, the ChopChop Family, UF/IFAS ...

Drive Thru Food Giveaway

The Saint Matthew Baptist Church in partnership with The City of Alachua Recreation Department is hosting a drive thru food ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Saint Matthew Baptist Church of Alachua, FL 15712 NW 140th St, Alachua, FL 32615
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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: Free

Huntington Learning Center Live Webinar

Huntington Learning Center offers a FREE webinar every week. Visit our Facebook page to find out what topic we're covering ...

Alachua County Sheriff Drive Thru Trunk or Treat

Due to COVID-19, at no point will participants exit their vehicles or have contact that contradicts with CDC guidelines. Upon ...

  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Alachua County Sherriff's Office: 2621 SE Hawthorne Rd, Gainesville, FL 32641
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Playlist at Celebration Pointe

A music event that offers an eclectic mix of music from a variety of genres – country, rock, soul and ...

  • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Celebration Pointe, Northwest Corner of I-75 And Archer Rd, Gainesville, Florida 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Farm Share Food Distribution in Newberry

Drive-thru distribution only. Food is first come, first served.

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Easton Sports Comples, 24880 NW 16th Ave, Newberry FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Bat Appreciation Day at Blackadder Brewing Company

Lubee staff will be on hand at Blackadder Brewing Company to talk All Things Bats. Be sure to speak with ...

  • 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: 618-A NW 60th Street, Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: Free admission
  • Website: www.lubee.org
  • Category: Free

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 ...

  • 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: 20112 N US Highway 441, High Springs, FL 32643
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Trunk R Treat & Fall Festival

Join us for our Annual Fall Festival & Trunk R Treat. Hay Rides, Bounce Houses, Games, Face Painting, Photo Booth, ...

  • 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Deeper Purpose Community Church 19930 N Us Hwy 441 Suite A High Springs, FL 32643
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Alachua Pumpkin Patch Tractor Rides

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

  • 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Alachua's Pumpkin Patch, 15710 NW US Highway 441, Alachua, Florida 32615
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Alachua Conservation Trust Pumpkin Spice & Everything Nice

We are adding a twist to this hauntingly fun annual ACT event! Join us for some pumpkin carving and tasty ...

  • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Rockwood Park 2221 Northwest 22nd Street Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Free

Alachua Pumpkin Patch Tractor Rides

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

  • 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Alachua's Pumpkin Patch, 15710 NW US Highway 441, Alachua, Florida 32615
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Sunshine State Babywearing Newborn Wearing Workshop

Join us for a small group session where you will learn how to use a variety of carriers to confidently ...

  • 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 2602 NW 6th St, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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 ...

  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Grace at Fort Clarke UMC
  • Cost: Free!
  • Website: www.gracegnv.org
  • Category: Free

Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo Enrichment Monday

Join us on Monday at 10 a.m. for another #EnrichmentMonday Facebook Live! Join as our flock of golden conures gets ...

Drive Thru Food Giveaway

The Saint Matthew Baptist Church in partnership with The City of Alachua Recreation Department is hosting a drive thru food ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Saint Matthew Baptist Church of Alachua, FL 15712 NW 140th St, Alachua, FL 32615
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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: Free

Parenting Through the Panic presented by ACCPTA

Children and adolescents are increasingly struggling with anxiety as we cope with Covid and returning to school. Sometimes this anxiety ...

  • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Location: online
  • Cost: free
  • Website: bit.ly
  • Category: Free

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: Free

The Nightmare Before Christmas on the Big Screen at First Magnitude Brewing Company

Join us for more big movies on the big screen at First Magnitude. This October we're showing some of our ...

  • 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: First Magnitude Brewing Company: 1220 SE Veitch St., Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free, but food and drinks will be available for purchase
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Virtual Not-So-Scary Story Time with Mr. Cameron - Elementary

October is the spookiest time of the year, but our monster-themed story time is more funny than scary. Join Mr. ...

Huntington Learning Center Live Webinar

Huntington Learning Center offers a FREE webinar every week. Visit our Facebook page to find out what topic we're covering ...

Swamp City Fitness Halloween Trunk or Treat

Grab your halloween costume, your candy bag and get ready to have some fun! We are hosting a safe family ...

  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: 4315 SW 29th Avenue, Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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 ...

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: Free

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: Free

UF Community Dentistry Clinic Free Dental Care for Kids

**SOLD OUT** The UF Community Dentistry Clinic will be on site to provide free preventive and limited dental care for ...

  • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Library Partnership
  • Cost: free
  • Category: Free

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: Free

The Great Pumpkin Decorating Contest at High Springs Farmers Market

This event is hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Santa Fe and the High Springs Community Redevelopment Agency(CRA). The purpose ...

  • 4:00 pm
  • Location: High Springs Farmers Market: 23517 NW 185th Rd, High Springs, FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Halo Potato Halloween

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

  • 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 1323 S. Main Street, Gainesville, FL, 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

UF GatorTRAX

A free K-12 math and engineering outreach program that is run through the combined efforts of student volunteers from the ...

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: Free

Trunk or Treat at Gainesville Harley-Davidson

Super fun and easy to participate! Let's give the kids in our community a fun Halloween weekend! Arrive with your ...

  • 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Gainesville Harley-Davidson 4125 NW 97th Blvd, Gainesville, Florida 32606
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Dolce Vita Bakery Spooktakular

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

  • 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Dolce Vita Bakery Cafe: 4908 NW 34th Street, Suite 2, Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free