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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

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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September

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

Events and programs for kids with special needs

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

Tours, & informational presentations such as talks, seminars, and demonstrations.

Family friendly shows and concerts

 

Family friendly events and programs taking place at area libraries.

Casting calls and auditions for productions and performances or tryouts for all kinds of kids teams.

Other family-friendly events like mini-photo sessions consignment sales and other events that don't fit into another category

Sporting events and home games for local sports teams

One time classes open to kids and families. 

Holiday events with themes focused on specific holidays like Halloween, Christmas, Easter, 4th of July, etc.

Events and pageants where kids or families compete to win a title or prize.

Ongoing Programs includes any family programs that occur on an ongoing basis such as every week or every month.

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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: Other, Free

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, ...

Supporting Our Children During a Global Pandemic with Meridian Behavioral Healthcare

Supporting Our Children During a Global Pandemic: A Webinar Collection Focusing on the Mental Health Needs of Our Youth. Be ...

Skate Station Funworks Roller Skating Lessons

You are NEVER too young or old to Learn to Skate! Skaters learn the basic skills of forward and backward skating, ...

Gamesville Tabletop Pokemon League

Casual Play. 20 person max

Gatorball Academy Monday Night Hitting Clinics

Monday Night Clinics: Players aged 8-14 are invited to attend. Improve Posture, Balance, Swing Mechanics, Mental Approach, Bat Speed

  • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Jonesville Park: 3401 NW 143rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $40/session
  • Website: gatorballtraining.com
  • Category: Classes

Birthday Party at Bouncers

That baby at Bouncers us turning 2! Come help her celebrate with bouncing, balloons, bubbles, and a special treat! Bouncing ...

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

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: Other, 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 ...

Virtual Girl Scout Meeting: Build Your Own Robot Party

Calling all girls in grades K–5: you’re invited to experience Girl Scouts first hand! Join Girl Scouts for a ton ...

Sun Country Stay and Play 2.0

Sun Country is excited to announce Stay and Play 2.0! Every Friday morning you can end your week by enjoying ...

Car Racing at Bouncers

Car racing! If you can fit.....you can race! Bouncing from 9-noon. Socks and waivers required.

Flip Factory Zone Back to School Bash

Join us this Friday for a Back to School BASH!! Celebrate school being back in session with 2 Games of ...

  • 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: 7400 W. Newberry Rd,. Gainesville FL 32605
  • Cost: 2 games of laser tag for $10
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Skate Station Funworks Roller Skating Lessons

You are NEVER too young or old to Learn to Skate! Skaters learn the basic skills of forward and backward skating, ...

Summit Series Bracket Race

The 2020 Summit ET Series at Gainesville Raceway will feature 6 classes of racing, including Super Pro, Pro, Sportsman, Super ...

Tea with the Dames at Haile Village Bistro

Join us for fun with some of our favorite British Dames. They're witty, daring, and full of the latest (or ...

  • 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 5323 SW 91st Terrace, Gainesville, Florida 32608
  • Cost: Adults $26.99. Children under 10 $ 12.50
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Gamesville Tabletop Pokemon League

Casual Play. 20 person max

Sun Country Dance Theatre OPEN AUDITIONS

SUN COUNTRY DANCE THEATRE ANNOUNCES OPEN AUDITIONS for the 2020-2021 Performance Season! Sun Country Dance Theatre (SCDT), founded in August 2008, ...

  • 12:15 pm - 5:45 pm
  • Location: Sun Country Dance Theatre at Sun Country Sports – West location –
    333 SW 140 Terrace, Jonesville, FL.
  • Cost: Audition fee is $25 per dancer, due at the time of registration.
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Auditions & Tryouts

Gatorball Academy Monday Night Hitting Clinics

Monday Night Clinics: Players aged 8-14 are invited to attend. Improve Posture, Balance, Swing Mechanics, Mental Approach, Bat Speed

  • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Jonesville Park: 3401 NW 143rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $40/session
  • Website: gatorballtraining.com
  • Category: Classes

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: Other, Free

Treasure Hunt at Bouncers

Come join our treasure hunt at Bouncers. "X" marks the spot is your first clue. Bouncing is from 9-noon. The ...

UF Shands Newborn Care Class

The Newborn Care Class is intended to help you feel more comfortable and confident in your parenting role following your ...

Splitz Bowling Kids Club

Whether you are back to school in person or back to school online, take a break and come bowl with ...

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: Other, Free

Splitz Bowling Kids Club

Whether you are back to school in person or back to school online, take a break and come bowl with ...

Virtual Girl Scout Meeting: Animal Dance Party

Calling all girls in grades K–5: you’re invited to dance like your favorite animal and learn about Girl Scouts at ...

Sun Country Stay and Play 2.0

Sun Country is excited to announce Stay and Play 2.0! Every Friday morning you can end your week by enjoying ...

Storytime at Bouncers

Come enjoy circle time, story time and even some sing along songs. $10 per child. members are free.

Splitz Bowling Kids Club

Whether you are back to school in person or back to school online, take a break and come bowl with ...

Gainesville Dance Academy Halfway to St. Patrick's Day Performance at Cypress Grove Brewery Outdoor Stage

Catch a free show as Gainesville Dance Academy’s Irish dancers take the stage. The rousing performance includes fiery fiddling and footwork, ...

  • 6:30 pm
  • Location: Cypress & Grove Brewery: 1001 NW 4th St. Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: FREE
  • Category: Shows & Concerts, Free

Florida Museum’s refurbished ‘Megalodon’ Exhibit Opening Day

The world’s largest shark returns to Gainesville Sept. 19! Florida Museum of Natural History visitors can marvel at Megalodon, the ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Florida Museum of Natural History
  • Cost: $8 adults | $7 Fla. Residents, seniors & non-UF college students | $5.50 ages 3-17 | FREE for UF students & Museum members
  • Website: www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

Skate Station Funworks Roller Skating Lessons

You are NEVER too young or old to Learn to Skate! Skaters learn the basic skills of forward and backward skating, ...

Gamesville Tabletop Pokemon League

Casual Play. 20 person max

  • 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Wyndham Garden Hotel and Conference Center 2900 SW 13th Street Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: $10 | Children under 10 FREE
  • Website: www.staugustineexoticbirdfair.com
  • Category: Other

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 ...

Gatorball Academy Monday Night Hitting Clinics

Monday Night Clinics: Players aged 8-14 are invited to attend. Improve Posture, Balance, Swing Mechanics, Mental Approach, Bat Speed

  • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Jonesville Park: 3401 NW 143rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $40/session
  • Website: gatorballtraining.com
  • Category: Classes

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: Other, Free

Waldo Community School Headstart Roundup

Are you looking for a FREE high quality school readiness program? Come to Waldo Community School to apply! Child must ...

  • 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Waldo Community School: 14450 NE 148th St, Waldo, FL
  • Cost: FREE to apply
  • Category: Informational & Tours

International Talent Showcase Auditions

Open Call Audition for Models, Actors, Singers & Dancers. Ages 4+. Both experienced and anyone that may want to get ...

Waldo Community School Headstart Roundup

Are you looking for a FREE high quality school readiness program? Come to Waldo Community School to apply! Child must ...

  • 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Waldo Community School: 14450 NE 148th St, Waldo, FL
  • Cost: FREE to apply
  • Category: Informational & Tours

Splitz Bowling Kids Club

Whether you are back to school in person or back to school online, take a break and come bowl with ...

Waldo Community School Headstart Roundup

Are you looking for a FREE high quality school readiness program? Come to Waldo Community School to apply! Child must ...

  • 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Waldo Community School: 14450 NE 148th St, Waldo, FL
  • Cost: FREE to apply
  • Category: Informational & Tours

Splitz Bowling Kids Club

Whether you are back to school in person or back to school online, take a break and come bowl with ...

Virtual Girl Scout Meeting: Build Your Own Robot Party

Calling all girls in grades K–5: you’re invited to experience Girl Scouts first hand! Join Girl Scouts for a ton ...

Sun Country Stay and Play 2.0

Sun Country is excited to announce Stay and Play 2.0! Every Friday morning you can end your week by enjoying ...

Splitz Bowling Kids Club

Whether you are back to school in person or back to school online, take a break and come bowl with ...

Newberry Cornfield Maze at Hodge Farm

Laugh by day...Scream by night! Maze- Take nice stroll through the maze during the day by trying to choose the correct ...

  • 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Location: 20015 West Newberry Road, Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: Adults: $15 (includes corn maze and haunted house) | Children 10 and under: $10| Children 3 and under are free | Hay Rides: $5 | Mechanical Bull Rides $5
  • Website: www.newberrycornfieldmaze.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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: Shows & Concerts, Free

Mad Car Speedway Kart Racing

Mad Car Speedway is the newest kart racing track in Florida! The track is located inside the Waldo Motorsports Park ...

Alachua County Heart Walk

The 2020 Alachua County Heart Walk is set for September 26 at Santa Fe College! Over 3,000 people walked together ...

Dance Alive Great Halloween Costume Sale

Dance Alive and The Next Generation present The BEST EVER Great Halloween Costume Sale. Great adult and children's costumes! Hip-Hop, ...

Skate Station Funworks Roller Skating Lessons

You are NEVER too young or old to Learn to Skate! Skaters learn the basic skills of forward and backward skating, ...

Sun Country Sports Center Gym Jam Junior

Gym Jam Jr. is a perfect gymnastic option for your child if you don’t want to commit to regularly scheduled ...

1Hundred Launch Party: Kids and Teens Fitness Program

Your children deserve the best chance to reach their full potential. Our brand-new fitness programs for kids and teens are ...

Dance Alive Great Halloween Costume Sale

Dance Alive and The Next Generation present The BEST EVER Great Halloween Costume Sale. Great adult and children's costumes! Hip-Hop, ...

Family Day at Crunch

Everyone's Invited! Come celebrate Family Day with us! Join us for a fun filled day this Sunday! Food, games, music, ...

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 ...

Gatorball Academy Monday Night Hitting Clinics

Monday Night Clinics: Players aged 8-14 are invited to attend. Improve Posture, Balance, Swing Mechanics, Mental Approach, Bat Speed

  • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Jonesville Park: 3401 NW 143rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $40/session
  • Website: gatorballtraining.com
  • Category: Classes

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: Other, Free

Splitz Bowling Kids Club

Whether you are back to school in person or back to school online, take a break and come bowl with ...

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 ...