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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, 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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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 ...

Bouncers Easter Egg Hunt

Easter egg hunt. Bouncing from 9am to noon. Egg hunt starts at 10:30am. Eggs are not filled. Goodie bags will ...

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 ...

Archery Funtastic Fridays

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

Family Good Friday at Grace at Fort Clarke

This year, we're celebrating Good Friday big time! We invite you and your family and friends to celebrate Jesus' ultimate ...

  • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Grace at Fort Clarke, 9325 W Newberry Rd, Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: Free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Sweetwater Wetlands Park Ranger Led Tour

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: Tours/Informational

Ravine Gardens Easter Egg Hunt

Find one of the 25 Large Hidden Easter Eggs and turn it in to the Park Staff for a prize.

  • 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Ravine Gardens State Park, 1600 Twigg St., Palatka, Florida 32177
  • Cost: Cash Only, $2.00 per person. Children 6 and under are free.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

High Springs First UMC Resurecction Egg (Hunt)

Join us for a unique family experience. Come as you and your family hunt eggs, while also building your very ...

Pasture Roping, Cowboy Challenge, & Iron Man

Come out to the rodeo for a full day of fun! Concessions available

Rooterville Animal Sanctuary Self-Guided Tours

At the gate, please take a map of the Sanctuary. On the back, the map includes some highlights of Rooterville ...

Easter Block Party

Close Range Media & Zoe Kennel Club Presents Easter Block Party Food , Music entertainment and connection come join and ...

Gators Dockside Kids Night

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

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 ...

Foster Care and Adoption Info Night

Join us for a Virtual Foster Care and Adoption Info Night on Zoom! We will introduce you to the process ...

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 ...

Alachua Raiders Spring Conditioning

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Archery Funtastic Fridays

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

Egg-cellent Easter Extravaganza

Easter isn’t just one day of the year, but a celebration for 50 days! Come celebrate the very best egg ...

Skate Station Egg-a-Rama

It's going to be Eggceptional! Crazy egg games!

  • 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: Admission starts at $10
  • Website: funworks.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Oak Hall Saturday Tours

We are excited to welcome prospective families to our campus for Saturday tours starting in January. The Admission Team looks ...

Super Cup at Newberry RC Park

Come out and join us for some outdoor R/C racing

Pints and Predators

Entry will be TICKETED ONLY this year - Join Wild Birds Unlimited and First Magnitude Brewing Co. as they host ...

  • 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: First Magnitude Brewing Co., 1220 SE Veitch Street, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $25 - adults (18+) $10 - ages 13-17 $5 - ages 1-12
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Gainesville Health & Wellness Fair

The 4th Annual Gainesville Health & Wellness Fair is free, family friendly, and outdoors to ensure the community’s safety. Face ...

Sweetwater Wetlands Park Ranger Led Tour

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: Tours/Informational

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

Rooterville Animal Sanctuary Self-Guided Tours

At the gate, please take a map of the Sanctuary. On the back, the map includes some highlights of Rooterville ...

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 ...

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 ...

Alachua Raiders Spring Conditioning

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

Gators Dockside Kids Night

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

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 ...

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 ...

Alachua Raiders Spring Conditioning

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

Buchholz High School presents Marian, or The 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 ...

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 ...

Buchholz High School presents Marian, or The 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 ...

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

Archery Funtastic Fridays

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

Sun Country Sports Center Kids Night Out

Need some time to yourself? Let Sun Country be your babysitter for a couple of hours and enjoy some “me-time!” ...

  • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Location: Sun Country Sports Center, 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: Members: $25 | Non-Members $32
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Harn Museum Family Day: Captivating Creatures

Dragons & tigers & cranes, oh my! Embark on an animal adventure as we explore the fascinating and fierce creatures ...

Buchholz High School presents Marian, or The 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) ...

352 Shootout

The 6th Annual 352 Shootout, presented by Gainesville Towing Service. ENTRY FEES / PRICING: - VIP Adult (VIP offers Early Entry / ...

  • 8:00 am - 11:45 am
  • Location: Gainesville Raceway: 11211 N County Road 225, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: see pricing in description
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Sporting Events

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 ...

Wildflower Farm Field Day

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

  • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Wildflowers of Florida Inc., 27715 NW 107th St, Alachua, Florida 32615
  • Cost: $10 | Free for members
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Tours/Informational

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 ...

Rooterville Animal Sanctuary Self-Guided Tours

At the gate, please take a map of the Sanctuary. On the back, the map includes some highlights of Rooterville ...

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

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 ...

Alachua Raiders Spring Conditioning

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

Gators Dockside Kids Night

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

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 ...

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 ...

Alachua Raiders Spring Conditioning

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

Buchholz High School presents Marian, or The 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 Webinar

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

Exceptional Student Education (ESE) Family Workshop: Executive Function: The skills our kids need for learning & life!

Appropriate for caregivers of any child in the public school system that is showing struggles with reading, writing, math, or ...

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 ...

Buchholz High School presents Marian, or The 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 ...

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 ...

Super American Circus

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

Brazilian Village

There are many ways to experience the culture of a place. One of the most beautiful ways to do this ...

Buchholz High School presents Marian, or The 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

Danscompany of Gainesville's Pop Up Earth Day Dances

Enjoy the great outdoors on Saturday, April 24, 2021 with Pop-Up Outdoor Dance Performance by Danscompany of Gainesville. Nature inspired ...

Rooterville Animal Sanctuary Self-Guided Tours

At the gate, please take a map of the Sanctuary. On the back, the map includes some highlights of Rooterville ...

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! ...

Spring GLAM Craft Show at Cypress and Grove

Come join us for the a new, spring version of GLAM Craft Show on Sunday, April 28 at Cypress & ...

  • 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Cypress & Grove Brewing Co., 1001 NW 4th St, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

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 ...

Alachua Raiders Spring Conditioning

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

Gators Dockside Kids Night

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Alachua Raiders Spring Conditioning

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

Family Garden Organic Peach U-pick

Many of you were asking and after consulting with the trees, we've just confirmed another Peach Upick! ONE DAY ONLY

  • 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: The Family Garden, 1655 SE 23rd Place, Gainesville, FL 32641
  • Cost: $4/pound
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

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 ...

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) ...

Archery Funtastic Fridays

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

Tioga Concert Under the Stars - Whiskey Jones

Concert nights are BACK at Tioga! Bring your lawn chairs and blankets, and come enjoy the sounds of Whiskey Jones ...

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