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Gainesville Family Events Calendar

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Newberry Spring Festival

Downtown Newberry Mainstreet Spring Festival, along Seaboard/Keene Drive. Free Admission. Arts, crafts, music, food, and more. Camel & Pony rides!

Florida Coalition for Peace and Justice Open House

The Florida Coalition for Peace and Justice would like to invite you to our beautiful 13 acre Common Ground property ...

Skate Station Summer Camp Bash

Sign-up for Summer Action Camp and get 10% any paid in full day or weekly fees! Kids who register during ...

  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: sign up for camp and skate free
  • Website: funworks.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Downtown Car Show & Block Party at SwampCity Gallery Lounge

Swamp City Gallery Lounge and Rollins Automotive present The Downtown Gainesville Car Show!!!!!!! Dozens of vintage vehicles, food trucks, live ...

  • 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: SwampCity Gallery Lounge: 716 N Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

M2 Battle Sports Newberry Open Play Saturdays

Open Play at 3:45pm and 7:45pm. Outdoor activities are a great option to stay safe and healthy during this time. M2Battlesports ...

Bouncers Mother's Day Scrub

Make a free mother's day card + $3.00 to make mom a sugar scrub with Beauty and z.

  • 1:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Bouncers: 3401 NW 34 street gainesville fl 32605
  • Cost: $15 per child
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Kulaqua River Ranch Water Park Community Sundays

In an effort to support the families of our community, Camp Kulaqua opens the River Ranch during specific Sundays during ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Location: River Ranch Water Park, 23400 NW 212 Ave, High Springs FL 32643
  • Cost: Admission: $14 per person ➡️Children 3 years and under: FREE
  • Website: www.kulaqua.com
  • Category: Family Fun

You Can Do It Story Time!

Sometimes it's hard to do things, but with a little help, encouragement, and perseverance, you can do it! Join us ...

Gators Dockside Kids Night

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

  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Gators Dockside: 3842 W Newberry Rd, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: Kids eat free with purchase of adult meal
  • Website: gatorsdockside.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Easton Newberry Sports Archery Funtastic Fridays

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

Lochloosa Creek Farms Mothers Day U-Pick Blueberries

Bring mom out and pick her some blueberries for Mothers Day, paint her a flower pot and plant a flower.

  • 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Location: 17343 SE CR 2082 Hawthorne, Florida
  • Cost: 2.00 LB
  • Category: Family Fun

JCPenney Kids Zone

Pick up in store! Grab, shop, and go! Free crafts for kids, fast savings for parents. Kids get a free ...

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: JCPenney Kids Department, Oaks Mall, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.jcpenney.com
  • Category: Family Fun

M2 Battle Sports Newberry Open Play Saturdays

Open Play at 3:45pm and 7:45pm. Outdoor activities are a great option to stay safe and healthy during this time. M2Battlesports ...

Lochloosa Creek Farms Mothers Day U-Pick Blueberries

Bring mom out and pick her some blueberries for Mothers Day, paint her a flower pot and plant a flower.

  • 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Location: 17343 SE CR 2082 Hawthorne, Florida
  • Cost: 2.00 LB
  • Category: Family Fun

Kulaqua River Ranch Water Park Community Sundays

In an effort to support the families of our community, Camp Kulaqua opens the River Ranch during specific Sundays during ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Location: River Ranch Water Park, 23400 NW 212 Ave, High Springs FL 32643
  • Cost: Admission: $14 per person ➡️Children 3 years and under: FREE
  • Website: www.kulaqua.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Gators Dockside Kids Night

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

  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Gators Dockside: 3842 W Newberry Rd, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: Kids eat free with purchase of adult meal
  • Website: gatorsdockside.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Monster Truckz

Prepare to have your mind blown away. We have the biggest, maddest and wildest event you will ever witness. This ...

  • 7:00 pm
  • Location: Southeastern Livestock Pavilion 2232 NE Jacksonville Road, Ocala, Florida 34470
  • Cost: Tickets start at $16.50 (Free Kids tickets available on their FB page)
  • Website: tickets.monstertruckz.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Easton Newberry Sports Archery Funtastic Fridays

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

Monster Truckz

Prepare to have your mind blown away. We have the biggest, maddest and wildest event you will ever witness. This ...

  • 7:00 pm
  • Location: Southeastern Livestock Pavilion 2232 NE Jacksonville Road, Ocala, Florida 34470
  • Cost: Tickets start at $16.50 (Free Kids tickets available on their FB page)
  • Website: tickets.monstertruckz.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Skate Station Pajama Party

Crazy games all night long. Wear your PJs!

  • 7:30 pm - 11:59 pm
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: Admission starts at $10
  • Website: funworks.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Armed Forces Day Equine Obstacle Challenge

Annual Armed Forces Day Equine Obstacle Challenge is open to the public to come out and enjoy music, gret food, ...

  • 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Soldiers Freedom Outdoors: 4342 SE 8th Ave, Melrose, FL
  • Cost: Free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Newberry Watermelon Festival

Come out to experience the Annual Newberry Watermelon Festival. We will have craft and food vendors as well as family ...

Kirby Family Farm Weird Beard Festival

Kirby Family Farm presents the 1st Annual Weird Beard Festival. Beards, Bluegrass, and BBQ all day long! It's not just ...

  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Kirby Farm: 19630 NE 30th Street, Williston, Florida 32696
  • Cost: See website for ticket information
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Monster Truckz

Prepare to have your mind blown away. We have the biggest, maddest and wildest event you will ever witness. This ...

  • 2:00 pm
  • Location: Southeastern Livestock Pavilion 2232 NE Jacksonville Road, Ocala, Florida 34470
  • Cost: Tickets start at $16.50 (Free Kids tickets available on their FB page)
  • Website: tickets.monstertruckz.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Spring Farm Tour at Frog Song Organics

We invite you to join us for a beautiful spring evening on the farm, where you can pick your own ...

  • 3:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Location: 4317 NE US Hwy 301, Hawthorne, FL 32640
  • Cost: Admission for U-Pick and Tour are both free. Farm Dinner is $65
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Kulaqua River Ranch Water Park Community Sundays

In an effort to support the families of our community, Camp Kulaqua opens the River Ranch during specific Sundays during ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Location: River Ranch Water Park, 23400 NW 212 Ave, High Springs FL 32643
  • Cost: Admission: $14 per person ➡️Children 3 years and under: FREE
  • Website: www.kulaqua.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Monster Truckz

Prepare to have your mind blown away. We have the biggest, maddest and wildest event you will ever witness. This ...

  • 2:00 pm
  • Location: Southeastern Livestock Pavilion 2232 NE Jacksonville Road, Ocala, Florida 34470
  • Cost: Tickets start at $16.50 (Free Kids tickets available on their FB page)
  • Website: tickets.monstertruckz.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Gators Dockside Kids Night

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

  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Gators Dockside: 3842 W Newberry Rd, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: Kids eat free with purchase of adult meal
  • Website: gatorsdockside.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

Cade Museum's 3rd Birthday Celebration

The Cade Museum is celebrating it's 3rd Birthday! All weekend long, join us for these exciting activities: - Explore our new exhibit- ...

  • 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Cade Museum for Creativity & Invention 811 S Main St, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: Included free with paid admission to museum
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Easton Newberry Sports 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

Skate Station National Pizza Party Day

Pizza relays, blind taste test, pizza pie face, and many many more!

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

NAMI Gainesville Walk and Mental Health Awareness Festival

Live music, entertainment, and events for youth and adults. You can come for the fun and/or to show your support ...

Coon Hollo Farm Spring Festival

Do you remember the first time you ever competed in a old fashion sack race... if not....then come make some ...

  • 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Location: 22480 N Hwy 441, Micanopy FL 32667
  • Cost: $5/person. under 3 are FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

City of Archer Splash Park Grand Opening

Join City of Archer at the grand opening of the new splash park at Wilson Robinson Park. Free hot dogs, ...

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Wilson Robinson Park: 13975 SW 174th St; Archer, FL 32618
  • Cost: Free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Journey to Juneteenth Celebration of Florida Emancipation Day

The Celebration of Florida Emancipation Day includes music, historical presentations and education about Florida's emancipation day. presented by the Cotton Club ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Cotton Club Museum & Cultural Center: 837 SE 7th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: cityofgainesville.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Cade Museum's 3rd Birthday Celebration

The Cade Museum is celebrating it's 3rd Birthday! All weekend long, join us for these exciting activities: - Explore our new exhibit- ...

  • 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Cade Museum for Creativity & Invention 811 S Main St, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: Included free with paid admission to museum
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Coon Hollo Farm Spring Festival

Do you remember the first time you ever competed in a old fashion sack race... if not....then come make some ...

  • 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Location: 22480 N Hwy 441, Micanopy FL 32667
  • Cost: $5/person. under 3 are FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Oakmont World Turtle Day

Come join us in celebrating World Turtle Day at Oakmont! Visit OakmontFl.com/WorldTurtleDay for more information Gopher tortoises are protected both federally and ...

  • 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: 11619 SW 24th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: oakmontfl.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Cade Museum's 3rd Birthday Celebration

The Cade Museum is celebrating it's 3rd Birthday! All weekend long, join us for these exciting activities: - Explore our new exhibit- ...

  • 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Cade Museum for Creativity & Invention 811 S Main St, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: Included free with paid admission to museum
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Journey to Juneteenth: Season of Freedom Food Truck Rally

MA Entertainment, First Magnitude Brewery, and the City of Gainesville have partnered up to bring you one more extraordinary event. ...

  • 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: 100 SW 1st St. Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Gators Dockside Kids Night

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

  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Gators Dockside: 3842 W Newberry Rd, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: Kids eat free with purchase of adult meal
  • Website: gatorsdockside.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Easton Newberry Sports Archery Funtastic Fridays

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

Coon Hollo Farm Spring Festival

Do you remember the first time you ever competed in a old fashion sack race... if not....then come make some ...

  • 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Location: 22480 N Hwy 441, Micanopy FL 32667
  • Cost: $5/person. under 3 are FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

YMCA Healthy Kid's Day

Healthy Kids Day ® , is the YMCA's national initiative to improve families' health and well-being. We host this event ...

M2 Battle Sports Newberry Open Play Saturdays

Open Play at 3:45pm and 7:45pm. Outdoor activities are a great option to stay safe and healthy during this time. M2Battlesports ...

Coon Hollo Farm Spring Festival

Do you remember the first time you ever competed in a old fashion sack race... if not....then come make some ...

  • 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Location: 22480 N Hwy 441, Micanopy FL 32667
  • Cost: $5/person. under 3 are FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Kulaqua River Ranch Water Park Community Sundays

In an effort to support the families of our community, Camp Kulaqua opens the River Ranch during specific Sundays during ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Location: River Ranch Water Park, 23400 NW 212 Ave, High Springs FL 32643
  • Cost: Admission: $14 per person ➡️Children 3 years and under: FREE
  • Website: www.kulaqua.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Kulaqua River Ranch Water Park Community Sundays

In an effort to support the families of our community, Camp Kulaqua opens the River Ranch during specific Sundays during ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Location: River Ranch Water Park, 23400 NW 212 Ave, High Springs FL 32643
  • Cost: Admission: $14 per person ➡️Children 3 years and under: FREE
  • Website: www.kulaqua.com
  • Category: Family Fun