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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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December

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, workshops, and clinics 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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Sweetwater Wetlands Park Wednesday Bird Walks

Discover the rich diversity of birds at one of north central Florida's premier birding hotspots during a 2-3-hour guided walking ...

  • 8:30 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: Sweetwater Wetlands Park, 325 SW Williston Road, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: Free with park admission ($5/vehicle, $2 for pedestrians, vans and bikes).
  • Website: www.alachuaaudubon.org
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Barnyard Buddies at Morningside Nature Center

Morningside Nature Center has a farm, ee—i—ee—i—oh! On this farm, youngsters, with an adult, can meet and greet farm animals ...

Alachua County Library Choose Your Own Adventure

Join us online for an exciting afternoon as we journey through an interactive Choose Your Own Adventure story!

Gamesville Tabletop Dungeons and Dragons for Kids

Ages 6-18. Must pre-register. Mask required.

Community Partners: Florida Snake ID with the Florida Museum of Natural History

Did you know that Florida is home to more species of snakes than any other state? Join us on Zoom ...

Santa at Hitchcock's Markets in Alachua

Come by your local Hitchcock’s in Alachua this Thursday December 2nd from 6pm-9pm for the Coca-Cola holiday caravan!! Free photos ...

The Hippodrome presents Miracle on 34th Street

Celebrate your holidays with this all time favorite classic story. A last-minute replacement Santa for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade ...

Equestrians Unlimited Toddler & Preschool Program

This fun program is specifically for our littlest equestrians! Calling all Toddlers/Preschoolers! Come grab a pony ride and re-introducing: a ...

UF Health Shands Breastfeeding Support Group

We meet every Friday. Bring your breastfeeding babies, regardless of where you delivered and the child's age (siblings welcome too) ...

Frogs and Friends Friday at Morningside Nature Center

FREE. Every 1st Friday of the Month at 2p.m. at Morningside Nature Center’s picnic pavilion (Screened pavilion located at end ...

Christkindlmarkt at Blackadder Brewing

Join us for our 5th Annual Christkindlmarkt: An outdoor holiday market with craft & food vendors, music & holiday fun

Light the Village at Haile Village Center

It's been since 2019 since this event so we're very excited it's back. We hope you'll join us for a ...

Santa Experience at Magnolia Lane Studios

Our Santa Experience was a HUGE hit last year, so we are doing it again! This year we will have COVID ...

Joann - Take and Make

Paint yourself a jolly Santa ornament just in time for the holidays! Pick up FREE supplies

Town Of Bell Christmas Parade

Join us for the 41st Annual Bell Christmas Parade! This year's theme "Hometown Christmas".

Special Olympics Florida’s Race for Inclusion Gainesville

Join us for a 5k run/walk that will wind through the heart of UF’s picturesque campus and past the iconic ...

Depot Park parkrun

Depot Park parkrun is a FREE, weekly, timed 5K open to all runners and walkers of all fitness levels and ...

Local Provisions Brunch with Santa

Tis the season! Join us in our winter wonderland for Brunch with Santa.Guests will enjoy a full chef inspired brunch ...

  • 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Local Provisions: 13005 SW 1st Rd, Suite 129 Newberry FL 32669
  • Cost: 12.00 for Kids 22.50 Adults
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

UF Craft Festival

Our Craft Festival is an annual event that showcases crafts that are authentically made by talented artisans and crafters. The ...

GLAM Holiday Craft Show

Come join us on Sunday, Dec. 5 for the 13th annual winter edition of GLAM Craft Show, once again at ...

Briefcase Push Race

Gainesville's only annual longboard skateboard event is back for the 6th year! Fun for all ages at the Gainesville-Hawthorne Trail. ...

Critter Creek Farmers Moo-ket

100% plant-based farmers market where you can interact with rescued cows, pigs, and miniature donkeys!

  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Critter Creek Farm Sanctuary 12626 NW Co Rd 231 Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: Free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Do Art Mommy and Me

Join us for a story at 10 and 11, then paint a piece of pottery to go with it! *Limited ...

Disney Music Party at Defy Gainesville

Come join us and get some energy out while listening to your favorite Disney songs :)

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Defy Gainesville: 6250 NW 23rd St., Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Website: defy.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Smart Start Mini Christmas Sessions

We sing, we dance, we jingle jangle. Come sing songs about Christmas! Caregivers and children ages 0-10 welcome. Donation suggested as ...

Kids Capoeira

Kids’ Capoeira with Capoeira Massapê Gainesville happens at the SWAG Family Resource Center. Capoeira is a Brazilian martial arts program ...

Cone Park Library Resource Center Science Club

Science Club for elementary kids, teens and families.

Sweetwater Wetlands Park Wednesday Bird Walks

Discover the rich diversity of birds at one of north central Florida's premier birding hotspots during a 2-3-hour guided walking ...

  • 8:30 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: Sweetwater Wetlands Park, 325 SW Williston Road, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: Free with park admission ($5/vehicle, $2 for pedestrians, vans and bikes).
  • Website: www.alachuaaudubon.org
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Fat Tuscan Cafe An Afternoon of Making Ravioli

Come join us for an afternoon of making pasta and sauce in this class. Students will explore making fresh pasta ...

  • 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  • Location: Fat Tuscan Cafe: 725 NE 1st St, Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: $50.00 per person includes all ingredients, supplies, utensils & cooking class instruction as well as printed recipes.
  • Website: fattuscan.com
  • Category: Classes/Workshops/Clinics

Barnyard Buddies at Morningside Nature Center

Morningside Nature Center has a farm, ee—i—ee—i—oh! On this farm, youngsters, with an adult, can meet and greet farm animals ...

Gamesville Tabletop Dungeons and Dragons for Kids

Ages 6-18. Must pre-register. Mask required.

Red White and Blues Farm Strawberry U-Pick

Our newest crop has ripened earlier than expected! Come by the farm for our first-ever strawberry u-pick at Red, White ...

  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: 3250 NE 140th Ave, Williston, FL
  • Cost: • $4.95/lb u-pick strawberries • $2/stem for u-pick sunflowers (No Cash, debit and credit card only)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Other

High Springs Lions Club Candyland Christmas

Kids ride on Santa's Express through the Candyland Christmas Lights. Visit with Santa and his sleigh and then enjoy the ...

Harn Museum Nights

Join us for this once-a-month event taking place at the museum. Speakers and artists help our visitors connect with art ...

ESE Dyslexia and Dysgraphia Virtual Parent Workshop

Alachua County Public Schools and the Alachua County Council of PTAs invite families to attend a free, online workshop, “Dyslexia ...

High School Holiday Chorus Winter Concert

Enjoy the sounds of the season when the Buchholz, Gainesville and Eastside choruses, the Buchholz Orchestra and the St. Augustine ...

UF Health Shands Breastfeeding Support Group

We meet every Friday. Bring your breastfeeding babies, regardless of where you delivered and the child's age (siblings welcome too) ...

Christmas at Butler

Be merry and celebrate with holidays at our Christmas at Butler Event from 4-7PM on Friday, December 10th. Christmas at ...

4th Ave Food Park - Holiday Market

Get into the holiday spirit, do your gift shopping, and support local makers at the Holiday Market this year at ...

Fa La La Fridays on Main Street in Alachua

Have your photo taken in Santa's house on Main, enjoy horse and carriage rides, movie on the wall, and store ...

Red White and Blues Farm Breakfast with Santa on the Farm

Experience breakfast with Santa and an enhanced family-dining style meal at Red, White & Blues Farm. Throughout the dining experience, ...

Depot Park parkrun

Depot Park parkrun is a FREE, weekly, timed 5K open to all runners and walkers of all fitness levels and ...

Jingle Bell Jog 5K

Join us this holiday season for a family-friendly 5k jog around Westside Park! It'll be followed by snacks, socializing and ...

Breakfast with Santa at Melrose Elementary

Come have breakfast with Santa BEFORE the Melrose Christmas parade! Price includes all-you-can-eat pancakes, juice and/or coffee AND a photo ...

  • 8:00 am - 9:30 am
  • Location: Melrose Elementary Auditorium, 406 SR 26, Melrose, FL 32666
  • Cost: $6 each or $20 for 4.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Chiefland Christmas Festival

Join us in Chiefland for the Rudolph Run, Christmas Festival, and Parade! Pictures with Santa, tree lighting, carriage rides, bonfire, ...

Red White and Blues Farm Breakfast with Santa on the Farm

Experience breakfast with Santa and an enhanced family-dining style meal at Red, White & Blues Farm. Throughout the dining experience, ...

Gainesville Cars and Coffee

Gainesville Cars & Coffee is a gathering for automotive enthusiasts of all types from exotics and classics to imports and ...

Christmas Time on the Farm at Red White and Blues Farm

Join us as we celebrate Christmas Time at Red, White & Blues Farm! The farm is decked-out with festive decor ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Red White & Blues Farm, 3250 NE 140th Avenue, Williston, Florida 32696
  • Cost: Wristband: $10/person 2 years and older.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Holiday Events

Historic Haile Homestead Tour Holiday Decorations - Let it Snow

In December 2021 the Homestead will be OPEN FOR TOURS on Saturdays AND Sundays - and the Homestead will be ...

Corks and Colors: All Ages Winter Llama

Perfect for kids or adults with any level of experience! Arrive at 12:15 to choose your seat and colors! Only ...

Do Art Mommy and Me

Join us for a story at 10 and 11, then paint a piece of pottery to go with it! *Limited ...

BHS Holiday Snowcase Performance

Buchholz High School spreads Holiday Joy through BHS Holiday Snowcase Performance. Singers, dancers, musicians, and actors showcase their talents and ...

Disney Music Party at Defy Gainesville

Come join us and get some energy out while listening to your favorite Disney songs :)

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Defy Gainesville: 6250 NW 23rd St., Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Website: defy.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Smart Start Mini Christmas Sessions

We sing, we dance, we jingle jangle. Come sing songs about Christmas! Caregivers and children ages 0-10 welcome. Donation suggested as ...

Alachua County Library Storytime on the Green Holiday Edition

Join us for outdoor holiday stories and songs with library staff at Story Time on the Green: Holiday Edition the ...

BHS Holiday Snowcase Performance

Buchholz High School spreads Holiday Joy through BHS Holiday Snowcase Performance. Singers, dancers, musicians, and actors showcase their talents and ...

Sweetwater Wetlands Park Wednesday Bird Walks

Discover the rich diversity of birds at one of north central Florida's premier birding hotspots during a 2-3-hour guided walking ...

  • 8:30 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: Sweetwater Wetlands Park, 325 SW Williston Road, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: Free with park admission ($5/vehicle, $2 for pedestrians, vans and bikes).
  • Website: www.alachuaaudubon.org
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Alachua County Library Storytime on the Green Holiday Edition

Join us for outdoor holiday stories and songs with library staff at Story Time on the Green: Holiday Edition the ...

Barnyard Buddies at Morningside Nature Center

Morningside Nature Center has a farm, ee—i—ee—i—oh! On this farm, youngsters, with an adult, can meet and greet farm animals ...

Gamesville Tabletop Dungeons and Dragons for Kids

Ages 6-18. Must pre-register. Mask required.

BHS Holiday Snowcase Performance

Buchholz High School spreads Holiday Joy through BHS Holiday Snowcase Performance. Singers, dancers, musicians, and actors showcase their talents and ...

Alachua County Library Storytime on the Green Holiday Edition

Join us for outdoor holiday stories and songs with library staff at Story Time on the Green: Holiday Edition the ...

Cade Museum Little Sparks- Thursdays

Little Sparks is a fun and interactive program that introduces littles (ages 0-5) to science concepts through music, dancing, crafting, ...

My Pizza Place on Main Pizza with Santa in your PJs

Annual Pizza/Pajama night with Santa! Wear your favorite Christmas pajamas!

  • 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: My Pizza Place on Main: 14933 Main Street, Alachua, Fl.
  • Cost: free entry
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

The Hippodrome presents Miracle on 34th Street

Celebrate your holidays with this all time favorite classic story. A last-minute replacement Santa for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade ...

BHS Holiday Snowcase Performance

Buchholz High School spreads Holiday Joy through BHS Holiday Snowcase Performance. Singers, dancers, musicians, and actors showcase their talents and ...

UF Health Shands Breastfeeding Support Group

We meet every Friday. Bring your breastfeeding babies, regardless of where you delivered and the child's age (siblings welcome too) ...

Happy Holly Health and Wellness Expo at Library Partnership Branch

The Library Partnership along with Florida Blue will host our annual Happy Holly Health and Wellness Expo on Dec. 17th ...

Santa At GHF Main

Santa is coming to town, and you can meet him at Echo on December 17th! Join us for a family-friendly ...

Fa La La Fridays on Main Street in Alachua

Have your photo taken in Santa's house on Main, enjoy horse and carriage rides, movie on the wall, and store ...

Michaels Take & Make: Pony Bead Ornaments

Come in store and grab a free bag of supplies to make fun ornaments for your tree!

BHS Holiday Snowcase Performance

Buchholz High School spreads Holiday Joy through BHS Holiday Snowcase Performance. Singers, dancers, musicians, and actors showcase their talents and ...

Red White and Blues Farm Breakfast with Santa on the Farm

Experience breakfast with Santa and an enhanced family-dining style meal at Red, White & Blues Farm. Throughout the dining experience, ...

Depot Park parkrun

Depot Park parkrun is a FREE, weekly, timed 5K open to all runners and walkers of all fitness levels and ...

Aikido for Kids and Teens - FREE

Join us at Aikido of Gainesville, Inc. on Saturday for free Kids and Teens Aikido! Whats the catch? None, it's ...

BHS Holiday Snowcase Performance

Buchholz High School spreads Holiday Joy through BHS Holiday Snowcase Performance. Singers, dancers, musicians, and actors showcase their talents and ...

Fat Tuscan Cafe Holiday Breads

In this day workshop students learn several types of yeast dough recipes to create traditional Italian Holiday Breads. Each student ...

  • 2:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Location: Fat Tuscan Cafe: 725 NE 1st St, Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: $50.00 Per Person includes all supplies, class instruction, light snacks, tastings and recipes to take home.
  • Website: fattuscan.com
  • Category: Classes/Workshops/Clinics

Red White and Blues Farm Breakfast with Santa on the Farm

Experience breakfast with Santa and an enhanced family-dining style meal at Red, White & Blues Farm. Throughout the dining experience, ...

UF Softball All Skills Camp

All Florida Gators Softball Camps will be conducted right where the Gators practice and play, the newly renovated Katie Seashole ...

Christmas Time on the Farm at Red White and Blues Farm

Join us as we celebrate Christmas Time at Red, White & Blues Farm! The farm is decked-out with festive decor ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Red White & Blues Farm, 3250 NE 140th Avenue, Williston, Florida 32696
  • Cost: Wristband: $10/person 2 years and older.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Holiday Events

BHS Holiday Snowcase Performance

Buchholz High School spreads Holiday Joy through BHS Holiday Snowcase Performance. Singers, dancers, musicians, and actors showcase their talents and ...

Do Art Mommy and Me

Join us for a story at 10 and 11, then paint a piece of pottery to go with it! *Limited ...

The Hippodrome presents A Christmas Carol

Back on the mainstage after its debut in 2019, the Hippodrome’s very own adaptation of A Christmas Carol returns. We ...

The Hippodrome presents A Christmas Carol

Back on the mainstage after its debut in 2019, the Hippodrome’s very own adaptation of A Christmas Carol returns. We ...

Do Art with Yopp Parents Night Out

Need extra time to finish holiday shopping or wrap presents? Do Art Studios is partnering with Buchholz Drama to provide ...

  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Do Art with Yopp, 2441 NW 43rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $25/child
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

BHS Holiday Snowcase Performance

Buchholz High School spreads Holiday Joy through BHS Holiday Snowcase Performance. Singers, dancers, musicians, and actors showcase their talents and ...

Disney Music Party at Defy Gainesville

Come join us and get some energy out while listening to your favorite Disney songs :)

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Defy Gainesville: 6250 NW 23rd St., Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Website: defy.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Alachua County Library Solstice Stargazing for Kids

Staff from the Tower Road Branch will talk about the solstice, the stars, and winter, then read some stories and ...

The Hippodrome presents A Christmas Carol

Back on the mainstage after its debut in 2019, the Hippodrome’s very own adaptation of A Christmas Carol returns. We ...

Kids Capoeira

Kids’ Capoeira with Capoeira Massapê Gainesville happens at the SWAG Family Resource Center. Capoeira is a Brazilian martial arts program ...

BHS Holiday Snowcase Performance

Buchholz High School spreads Holiday Joy through BHS Holiday Snowcase Performance. Singers, dancers, musicians, and actors showcase their talents and ...

Sweetwater Wetlands Park Wednesday Bird Walks

Discover the rich diversity of birds at one of north central Florida's premier birding hotspots during a 2-3-hour guided walking ...

  • 8:30 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: Sweetwater Wetlands Park, 325 SW Williston Road, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: Free with park admission ($5/vehicle, $2 for pedestrians, vans and bikes).
  • Website: www.alachuaaudubon.org
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Reindeer Games at Bouncers

Come bounce and play reindeer games, make reindeer food, do the reindeer dance! 9am to noon.

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 3401 NW 34 Street Gainesville Fl 32605
  • Cost: $15 | Members FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Red White and Blues Farm Strawberry and Sunflower U-Pick with Activities

The strawberry field is just ripe for picking! Farm fresh strawberries are now available at Red, White & Blues Farm. ...

  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Red White & Blues Farm, 3250 NE 140th Avenue, Williston, Florida 32696
  • Cost: See description for prices
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Barnyard Buddies at Morningside Nature Center

Morningside Nature Center has a farm, ee—i—ee—i—oh! On this farm, youngsters, with an adult, can meet and greet farm animals ...

BHS Holiday Snowcase Performance

Buchholz High School spreads Holiday Joy through BHS Holiday Snowcase Performance. Singers, dancers, musicians, and actors showcase their talents and ...

Red White and Blues Farm Strawberry and Sunflower U-Pick with Activities

The strawberry field is just ripe for picking! Farm fresh strawberries are now available at Red, White & Blues Farm. ...

  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Red White & Blues Farm, 3250 NE 140th Avenue, Williston, Florida 32696
  • Cost: See description for prices
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Cade Museum Little Sparks- Thursdays

Little Sparks is a fun and interactive program that introduces littles (ages 0-5) to science concepts through music, dancing, crafting, ...

The Hippodrome presents A Christmas Carol

Back on the mainstage after its debut in 2019, the Hippodrome’s very own adaptation of A Christmas Carol returns. We ...

Mayhem Ranch Winter Festival

Santa and live reindeer, Christmas trees, lighted hayride, Santa's workshops, reindeer train, live nativity scene, petting farm and MORE.

BHS Holiday Snowcase Performance

Buchholz High School spreads Holiday Joy through BHS Holiday Snowcase Performance. Singers, dancers, musicians, and actors showcase their talents and ...

Red White and Blues Farm Strawberry and Sunflower U-Pick with Activities

The strawberry field is just ripe for picking! Farm fresh strawberries are now available at Red, White & Blues Farm. ...

  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Red White & Blues Farm, 3250 NE 140th Avenue, Williston, Florida 32696
  • Cost: See description for prices
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Depot Park parkrun

Depot Park parkrun is a FREE, weekly, timed 5K open to all runners and walkers of all fitness levels and ...

Guided Hike on Rim Ramble at Paynes Prairie

Rim Ramble Hike: A Ranger-Led Adventure. This 1.5 mile trail meanders through a dense upland forest and sinkhole rich topography. ...

Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park Sinkhole Guided Walk

Ask questions and learn about the area and its history while exploring the park with a ranger.

Red White and Blues Farm Strawberry and Sunflower U-Pick with Activities

The strawberry field is just ripe for picking! Farm fresh strawberries are now available at Red, White & Blues Farm. ...

  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Red White & Blues Farm, 3250 NE 140th Avenue, Williston, Florida 32696
  • Cost: See description for prices
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Leslie Tharpe Designs Blacksmith Workshop - Marshmallow Skewers

Let's get ready for some chilly nights and warm s'mores this winter! Swing by for a great afternoon by the ...

Historic Haile Homestead Tour Holiday Decorations - Let it Snow

In December 2021 the Homestead will be OPEN FOR TOURS on Saturdays AND Sundays - and the Homestead will be ...

Corks and Colors: All Ages Cardinal

Perfect for kids or adults with any level of experience! Arrive at 12:15 to choose your seat and colors! Only ...

Carson Springs Wildlife Walk or Ride Christmas Tour

Walk or ride the tour. Great, outdoor fun for the whole family, guided by professional zoologists. Witness big cat feeding ...

Do Art Mommy and Me

Join us for a story at 10 and 11, then paint a piece of pottery to go with it! *Limited ...

Disney Music Party at Defy Gainesville

Come join us and get some energy out while listening to your favorite Disney songs :)

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Defy Gainesville: 6250 NW 23rd St., Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Website: defy.com
  • Category: Family Fun

UF Gators Lacrosse Camp

Come join us for the Deember 2021 Florida Lacrosse Camps! Enjoy two days of lacrosse instruction with top Division I ...

Kids Capoeira

Kids’ Capoeira with Capoeira Massapê Gainesville happens at the SWAG Family Resource Center. Capoeira is a Brazilian martial arts program ...

Cone Park Library Resource Center Science Club

Science Club for elementary kids, teens and families.

Sweetwater Wetlands Park Wednesday Bird Walks

Discover the rich diversity of birds at one of north central Florida's premier birding hotspots during a 2-3-hour guided walking ...

  • 8:30 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: Sweetwater Wetlands Park, 325 SW Williston Road, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: Free with park admission ($5/vehicle, $2 for pedestrians, vans and bikes).
  • Website: www.alachuaaudubon.org
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Two Old Goats Farm & Playtime

Fun packed day for your kids while on winter break. Featuring petting zoo, pony rides, games, farm shop, hay ride ...

  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: 245 Lynne Drive, Hollister, FL
  • Cost: $5/person and under age 2 are free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Red White and Blues Farm Strawberry and Sunflower U-Pick with Activities

The strawberry field is just ripe for picking! Farm fresh strawberries are now available at Red, White & Blues Farm. ...

  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Red White & Blues Farm, 3250 NE 140th Avenue, Williston, Florida 32696
  • Cost: See description for prices
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Barnyard Buddies at Morningside Nature Center

Morningside Nature Center has a farm, ee—i—ee—i—oh! On this farm, youngsters, with an adult, can meet and greet farm animals ...

Gamesville Tabletop Dungeons and Dragons for Kids

Ages 6-18. Must pre-register. Mask required.

Red White and Blues Farm Strawberry and Sunflower U-Pick with Activities

The strawberry field is just ripe for picking! Farm fresh strawberries are now available at Red, White & Blues Farm. ...

  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Red White & Blues Farm, 3250 NE 140th Avenue, Williston, Florida 32696
  • Cost: See description for prices
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Cade Museum Little Sparks- Thursdays

Little Sparks is a fun and interactive program that introduces littles (ages 0-5) to science concepts through music, dancing, crafting, ...

Alachua County Library Creating a Gratitude Journal

Join us as we set up a gratitude journal for the upcoming year. We’ll talk about the benefits of journaling, ...

Alachua County Library Let's Create Memory Jars

Save that thought! We'll show you how to create a memory jar, just in time for the new year, for ...

Carson Springs Wildlife New Years Tours

Walk or ride the tour. Great, outdoor fun for the whole family, guided by professional zoologists. Witness big cat feeding ...

Red White and Blues Farm Strawberry and Sunflower U-Pick with Activities

The strawberry field is just ripe for picking! Farm fresh strawberries are now available at Red, White & Blues Farm. ...

  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Red White & Blues Farm, 3250 NE 140th Avenue, Williston, Florida 32696
  • Cost: See description for prices
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

New Years Party at Bouncers

Come watch the clock and bounce down til noon! Best suited for ages 0-10 years. Free popcorn & noise makers!

Sparks in the Park at Depot Park

Sparks in the Park is back, come out and celebrate New Year’s Eve in Depot Park. All festivities are free ...

  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Depot Park, 870 SE 4th St. Gainesville FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Spark Wonder New Year's Celebration at the Cade Museum

[THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT] Reflect, celebrate, and anticipate the New Year with the Cade Museum. Watch Depot Park’s spectacular ...