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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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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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2nd Sunday Ranger Led Tour at Sweetwater Wetlands Park

Sweetwater Wetlands Park is hosting in-person, socially distant tours! Online pre-registration through Eventbrite is required. Only 10 spaces per tour ...

  • 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.facebook.com
  • Category: Informational & Tours

Sun Country Sports Center Ninja Games

The Ninja Games take on a competitive format, in order to allow children to showcase their skills and experience competition ...

  • 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Sun Country Sports 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: $120
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Cade Museum Little Sparks Storytime

Bring your littles (ages 0-5) to hear our educators bring to life stories that are both fun and educational. The ...

Corks and Colors: All Ages Sun and Moon

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

Sun Country Dance Theatre presents The Dancing Princesses

The premier of “The Dancing Princesses”, choreographed by SCDT Artistic Director, Judy Benton, will highlight the production. This enchanting ...

Disney Music Party at Defy Gainesville

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

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Defy Gainesville: 6250 NW 23rd St., Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Website: defy.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Gamesville Tabletop Board Game Day

Open Tables for Board Game Players. 20 person max

Alachua Raiders Spring Conditioning

Alachua Raiders Football and cheer is hosting a free spring conditioning every Monday and Wednesday for the month of April ...

NAMI Family Support Group

NAMI Family Support Group - Meets Second and Fourth Monday of each month. This is for adults that have a family ...

Disney Music Party at Defy Gainesville

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

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Defy Gainesville: 6250 NW 23rd St., Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Website: defy.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Mommy and Me Yoga at Gainesville Circus Center

Designed for pre-crawlers & crawlers 3-9 mo. Reservations required and spaces are limited.

Gators Dockside Kids Night

A different kids craft offered every week, plus kid-friendly movies are displayed on the TVs.

Cade Museum Maker Night & Junior Inventor Night

Junior Inventor Night - Children need encouragement and space to expand their understanding of the world and become problem solvers. ...

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 ...

MP Health Mommy and Me Class

Who needs a barbell when you have a baby? Butler Plaza Mommy and Me class Wednesday’s at 10am starts this ...

Disney Music Party at Defy Gainesville

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

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Defy Gainesville: 6250 NW 23rd St., Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Website: defy.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Yogi Signs

Yogi Signs, a playful storytelling fusion of Yoga and American Sign Language! Yogi Signs offers an engaging experience for children ...

  • 10:15 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Springtree Park: 2640 NW 39th Avenue, Gainesville
  • Cost: $10 per family via Venmo @koribbrooks or Cash
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Gamesville Tabletop D&D Night

4 Groups per 3hr time slot. Must reserve table and time slot before hand

Cade Museum Afternoon Explorer Camp

We're excited to launch Afternoon Explorer Camp each Wednesday from 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm. Register for this exciting mid-week ...

Buchholz High School presents True Story of Robin Hood

Buchholz High School's release of Marian: The True Story of Robin Hood (a gender-bending hilarious take on the classic tale) ...

Equestrians Unlimited Tiny Tots Group

This program is specifically for our littles! Toddlers/Preschoolers! Come grab a pony ride and a craft just for you! Parents ...

Disney Music Party at Defy Gainesville

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

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Defy Gainesville: 6250 NW 23rd St., Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Website: defy.com
  • Category: Family Fun

North Florida Regional Medical Center:VIRTUAL Instructor Lead Breastfeeding and Pumping Class

Breastfeeding and Pumping Combo - (4-hr class) This class covers breastfeeding basics and includes access to our free online breastfeeding ...

Capoeira Massape Outdoor Classes

Socially-distant outdoor Capoeira classes at Depot Park, these classes are donation based and all levels are welcome, no uniform or ...

  • 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Location: Depot Park, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: donation based
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Buchholz High School presents True Story of Robin Hood

Buchholz High School's release of Marian: The True Story of Robin Hood (a gender-bending hilarious take on the classic tale) ...

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 ...

Disney Music Party at Defy Gainesville

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

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Defy Gainesville: 6250 NW 23rd St., Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Website: defy.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Skate Station School's Out Skate

School's out...go skating!!

  • 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL32606
  • Cost: starts at $10
  • Website: funworks.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Gamesville Tabletop Magic The Gathering Friday Commander League

Join us for Magic The Gathering! 20 people max per night

Buchholz High School presents True Story of Robin Hood

Buchholz High School's release of Marian: The True Story of Robin Hood (a gender-bending hilarious take on the classic tale) ...

Southeastern Guide Dog Walkathon

Our Walkathon features a 3K walk and Waggin’ Tails Festival with puppy kissing booth, music provided by local DJ and ...

Farmland Preservation Festival

Come join us for the 13th Farmland Festival. This is a FREE EVENT to raise awareness for the preservation of ...

Wild Hog Canoe and Kayak Race

Race Day is about more than just being in the water. The whole community is welcome to come on out ...

Cedar Key Fine Arts Festival

Cedar Key Welcomes 120 Fine Artists and Craftsmen to the Annual Arts Festival. Great food, music and kids activities in ...

Wildflower Farm Field Day

Wildflowers of Florida Inc. in Alachua offers 30 acres of spring wildflowers in bloom, and they are waiting for you! ...

Kirby Family Farm Six Gun Territory Wild West Weekend

Y'all watch out, The Shadow Riders gang still ain't learned a thing and they's is still holdin' up in the ...

  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Kirby Farm: 19630 NE 30th Street, Williston, Florida 32696
  • Cost: Admission is FREE. Parking is $20/car
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Cade Museum Little Sparks Storytime

Bring your littles (ages 0-5) to hear our educators bring to life stories that are both fun and educational. The ...

Haile Equestrian Center Open House

Join us at Haile Equestrian for our 2nd Annual Open House. Meet our horses and team, tour the facility, and ...

Florida Museum hosts ‘Museum in the Parks: Plants’ at San Felasco April 19

Learn about Florida’s plants by exploring collections, hiking and participating in socially distanced activities with Florida Museum of Natural History ...

Disney Music Party at Defy Gainesville

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

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Defy Gainesville: 6250 NW 23rd St., Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Website: defy.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Gamesville Tabletop Board Game Day

Open Tables for Board Game Players. 20 person max

Alachua Raiders Spring Conditioning

Alachua Raiders Football and cheer is hosting a free spring conditioning every Monday and Wednesday for the month of April ...

Disney Music Party at Defy Gainesville

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

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Defy Gainesville: 6250 NW 23rd St., Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Website: defy.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Mommy and Me Yoga at Gainesville Circus Center

Designed for pre-crawlers & crawlers 3-9 mo. Reservations required and spaces are limited.

Gators Dockside Kids Night

A different kids craft offered every week, plus kid-friendly movies are displayed on the TVs.

Cade Museum Maker Night & Junior Inventor Night

Junior Inventor Night - Children need encouragement and space to expand their understanding of the world and become problem solvers. ...

MP Health Mommy and Me Class

Who needs a barbell when you have a baby? Butler Plaza Mommy and Me class Wednesday’s at 10am starts this ...

Disney Music Party at Defy Gainesville

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

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Defy Gainesville: 6250 NW 23rd St., Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Website: defy.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Yogi Signs

Yogi Signs, a playful storytelling fusion of Yoga and American Sign Language! Yogi Signs offers an engaging experience for children ...

  • 10:15 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Springtree Park: 2640 NW 39th Avenue, Gainesville
  • Cost: $10 per family via Venmo @koribbrooks or Cash
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Gamesville Tabletop D&D Night

4 Groups per 3hr time slot. Must reserve table and time slot before hand

Cade Museum Afternoon Explorer Camp

We're excited to launch Afternoon Explorer Camp each Wednesday from 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm. Register for this exciting mid-week ...

Buchholz High School presents True Story of Robin Hood

Buchholz High School's release of Marian: The True Story of Robin Hood (a gender-bending hilarious take on the classic tale) ...

Transitioning to Kindergarten Webinar

Our last webinar for this school year will focus on how to prepare for Kindergarten Round-Up. If you have a ...

Transitioning to Kindergarten Family Workshop hosted by Alachua County Public Schools

Topics will include: • How to find my zoned school • Registration paperwork • What to expect at Kindergarten Round Up • District ESOL ...

Disney Music Party at Defy Gainesville

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

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Defy Gainesville: 6250 NW 23rd St., Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Website: defy.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Transitioning to Kindergarten Webinar

Our last webinar for this school year will focus on how to prepare for Kindergarten Round-Up. If you have a ...

Buchholz High School presents True Story of Robin Hood

Buchholz High School's release of Marian: The True Story of Robin Hood (a gender-bending hilarious take on the classic tale) ...

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 ...

Disney Music Party at Defy Gainesville

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

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Defy Gainesville: 6250 NW 23rd St., Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Website: defy.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Equestrians Unlimited Open Homeschool Group

Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy learning, fun and a pony ride/mini lesson while enjoying the outdoors! 2020/2021 Event Dates for ...

Buchholz High School presents True Story of Robin Hood

Buchholz High School's release of Marian: The True Story of Robin Hood (a gender-bending hilarious take on the classic tale) ...

Backyard Olympic Games with R.T. Schafer Lodge No. 350 Free and Accepted Masons of Florida

Open to friends, family, and all brothers in the district. Free to Attend, Free to Play (kids group and adult ...

A Morning at the Garden hosted by UF GREBE Garden for the Birds

Come spend your Saturday after Earth Day learning about local bird and native plant conservation! Enjoy a morning of tabling, ...

ReptiDay

Join us in Gainesville, FL as the Repticon team brings you ReptiDay, the one-day reptile show and sale! Brought to ...

  • 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Location: Wyndham Garden, 2900 SW 13th St. Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: $12 (Adult), $5 (Ages 5-12), ages 4 and under are free.
  • Website: repticon.com
  • Category: Family Fun

ReptiDay

This show features everything that you’ve come to love most about Repticon’s two days of fun and excitement rolled into ...

  • 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Location: Wyndham Garden, 2900 SW 13th St., Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: $12 (Adult), $5 (Ages 5-12), ages 4 and under are free.
  • Website: repticon.com
  • Category: Family Fun

High Springs Pioneer Days Festival

Join the High Springs Chamber of Commerce for the 44th Annual Pioneer Days Festival located in historic downtown High Springs! ...

Cade Museum Little Sparks Storytime

Bring your littles (ages 0-5) to hear our educators bring to life stories that are both fun and educational. The ...

Super American Circus

Super American Circus is 1 1/2 hours of super power packed fun for the entire family. Features include The All ...

UF Health Breastfeeding Class

This two hour class is designed for couples who are at least 28 weeks pregnant and desire to breastfeed their ...

Super American Circus

Super American Circus is 1 1/2 hours of super power packed fun for the entire family. Features include The All ...

Disney Music Party at Defy Gainesville

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

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Defy Gainesville: 6250 NW 23rd St., Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Website: defy.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Gamesville Tabletop Board Game Day

Open Tables for Board Game Players. 20 person max

Alachua Raiders Spring Conditioning

Alachua Raiders Football and cheer is hosting a free spring conditioning every Monday and Wednesday for the month of April ...

NAMI Family Support Group

NAMI Family Support Group - Meets Second and Fourth Monday of each month. This is for adults that have a family ...

Disney Music Party at Defy Gainesville

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

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Defy Gainesville: 6250 NW 23rd St., Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Website: defy.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Mommy and Me Yoga at Gainesville Circus Center

Designed for pre-crawlers & crawlers 3-9 mo. Reservations required and spaces are limited.

Gators Dockside Kids Night

A different kids craft offered every week, plus kid-friendly movies are displayed on the TVs.

Cade Museum Maker Night & Junior Inventor Night

Junior Inventor Night - Children need encouragement and space to expand their understanding of the world and become problem solvers. ...

Capoeira Massape Outdoor Classes

Socially-distant outdoor Capoeira classes at Depot Park, these classes are donation based and all levels are welcome, no uniform or ...

  • 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Location: Depot Park, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: donation based
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Alachua County Schools VIRTUAL Kindergarten Round-Up

Kindergarten Round-Up is a districtwide event to welcome our Kindergarten students and their families to Alachua County Public Schools. They'll ...

MP Health Mommy and Me Class

Who needs a barbell when you have a baby? Butler Plaza Mommy and Me class Wednesday’s at 10am starts this ...

Disney Music Party at Defy Gainesville

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

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Defy Gainesville: 6250 NW 23rd St., Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Website: defy.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Yogi Signs

Yogi Signs, a playful storytelling fusion of Yoga and American Sign Language! Yogi Signs offers an engaging experience for children ...

  • 10:15 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Springtree Park: 2640 NW 39th Avenue, Gainesville
  • Cost: $10 per family via Venmo @koribbrooks or Cash
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Gamesville Tabletop D&D Night

4 Groups per 3hr time slot. Must reserve table and time slot before hand

Disney Music Party at Defy Gainesville

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

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Defy Gainesville: 6250 NW 23rd St., Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Website: defy.com
  • Category: Family Fun

North Florida Regional Medical Center: VIRTUAL Newborn Care Class

This class covers feeding, bathing, diapering, health, comforting, and safety. It provides demonstration and will help to increase your confidence ...

Capoeira Massape Outdoor Classes

Socially-distant outdoor Capoeira classes at Depot Park, these classes are donation based and all levels are welcome, no uniform or ...

  • 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Location: Depot Park, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: donation based
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

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 ...

Disney Music Party at Defy Gainesville

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

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Defy Gainesville: 6250 NW 23rd St., Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Website: defy.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Gamesville Tabletop Magic The Gathering Friday Commander League

Join us for Magic The Gathering! 20 people max per night

Archery Funtastic Fridays

Join us every Friday for the most fun you can have with a bow. Bring a friend and see who ...

Skate Station Glow Party

First 25 paid admission get a Free glow-stick

  • 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Location: Skate Station Funworks, 1311 Northwest 76th Boulevard, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: starts at $10
  • Website: funworks.com
  • Category: Family Fun