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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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Nature Week at Little Orange Creek

Enjoy Little Orange Creek Nature Park & Preserve with your family and friends from May 1st-7th during Nature Week at ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Little Orange Creek Nature Park: 24115 SR 20, Hawthorne, FL
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Oak Hall Saturday Tours

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

  • 8:30 am - 12:15 pm
  • Location: Oak Hall School, 1700 SW 75th St, Gainesville FL 32607
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.oakhall.org
  • Category: Free

Newberry Spring Festival

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

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: Free

Duke Ellington Songs from the Heart at the Cade Museum

Celebrate famed Jazz Musician Duke Ellington's birthday with a lively concert by 1,000 Voices of Florida, INC. Come visit the Cade ...

  • 4:00 pm
  • Location: Cade Museum for Creativity & Invention 811 S Main St, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Nature Week at Little Orange Creek

Enjoy Little Orange Creek Nature Park & Preserve with your family and friends from May 1st-7th during Nature Week at ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Little Orange Creek Nature Park: 24115 SR 20, Hawthorne, FL
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Birds and Brews

First Magnitude is teaming up with the Alachua Audubon society to host monthly, socially-distanced, bird walks! We will meet the ...

  • 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Location: First Magnitude Brewing Company: 1220 SE Veitch St., Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Nature Week at Little Orange Creek

Enjoy Little Orange Creek Nature Park & Preserve with your family and friends from May 1st-7th during Nature Week at ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Little Orange Creek Nature Park: 24115 SR 20, Hawthorne, FL
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Nature Week at Little Orange Creek

Enjoy Little Orange Creek Nature Park & Preserve with your family and friends from May 1st-7th during Nature Week at ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Little Orange Creek Nature Park: 24115 SR 20, Hawthorne, FL
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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 ...

Nature Week at Little Orange Creek

Enjoy Little Orange Creek Nature Park & Preserve with your family and friends from May 1st-7th during Nature Week at ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Little Orange Creek Nature Park: 24115 SR 20, Hawthorne, FL
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Barnyard Buddies at Morningside Nature Center

Barnyard Buddies is back! Our weekly program where youngsters, with an adult, can meet and greet farm animals by helping ...

  • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: 3540 E. University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32641
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Free

Nature Week at Little Orange Creek

Enjoy Little Orange Creek Nature Park & Preserve with your family and friends from May 1st-7th during Nature Week at ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Little Orange Creek Nature Park: 24115 SR 20, Hawthorne, FL
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Exceptional Student Education (ESE) Family Workshop: Executive Function: Guardianship Advocacy

*Appropriate for caregivers of ESE students in middle and high school who will require guardianship at 18 years of age. ...

Nature Week at Little Orange Creek

Enjoy Little Orange Creek Nature Park & Preserve with your family and friends from May 1st-7th during Nature Week at ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Little Orange Creek Nature Park: 24115 SR 20, Hawthorne, FL
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Free Friday Concert Series

It's the BIG one! Announcing Free Fridays 2021 Concert Series schedule! Shows are online in May followed by the return ...

  • 9:00 am
  • Location: 4191 NE Waldo Rd, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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: Free

LLL Breastfeeding Support Group Zoom Meeting

Join us for breastfeeding support and socializing on Zoom the 2nd Saturday of the month! An accredited Leader will be ...

Jazz on the Green at Celebration Pointe

Jazz on the Green is back! Join us for live music, food, and drinks, lawn games & more! Spread a ...

  • 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: Free

Barnyard Buddies at Morningside Nature Center

Barnyard Buddies is back! Our weekly program where youngsters, with an adult, can meet and greet farm animals by helping ...

  • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: 3540 E. University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32641
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Free

Tioga Concert Night - Chris McCarty

Bring your lawn chairs and come enjoy the sounds of Chris McCarty on Friday, May 14th from 7-10 pm. Relax ...

  • 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: Tioga Town Center, 133 SW 130th Way, Newberry, FL 32669
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Free Friday Concert Series

It's the BIG one! Announcing Free Fridays 2021 Concert Series schedule! Shows are online in May followed by the return ...

Let's Talk About Kids - A Virtual Parenting Summit: Creating a Mindful Birth Experience with an OBGYN, a Midwife, and a Doula

On May 15th, Dr. Deen will be a guest panelist for “Let's Talk About Kids!" Parenting Summit. LTAK experts discuss ...

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: Free

Newberry Watermelon Festival

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

  • 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
  • Location: Countryway Town Square, 1739 SW 248th Dr. Suite 20, Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: Free admission
  • Website: newberrywatermelonfestival.com
  • Category: Free

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 ...

Virtual Career Development Summit

"Expanding Economic Opportunities for Young Men and Boys of Color through Employment and Training.” ~This is not your ordinary job fair.~ Join ...

Auditions for Little Women Summer Youth Production at High Springs Playhouse

SUMMER YOUTH PRODUCTION - Little Women. Show runs July 29th – August 8th, 2021. Rehearsals will be in the evenings ...

  • 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: 130 NE1st Ave, High Springs, FL 32643
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Rex & Brody Celebration of Life

Join us in celebrating Rex and Brody Reinhart at the Florida Ballpark on May 17th. Gates open at 5pm, event ...

  • 6:00 pm
  • Location: Florida Ballpark at Alfred A. McKethan Field: 2800 Citrus Rd. Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Barnyard Buddies at Morningside Nature Center

Barnyard Buddies is back! Our weekly program where youngsters, with an adult, can meet and greet farm animals by helping ...

  • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: 3540 E. University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32641
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Free

Journey to Juneteenth Kickoff

Reading of Juneteenth proclamation and raising of Juneteenth flag at City Hall.

  • 9:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: City Hall, 200 E University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: cityofgainesville.org
  • Category: Free

The Hipp Pop Up Series

Come celebrate live performances with the Hippodrome all summer long! The Hipp Pop Up Series, a traveling show featuring professional ...

  • 7:00 pm
  • Location: Oak Hammock: 5100 SW 25th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: thehipp.org
  • Category: Free

Journey to Juneteenth Emancipation Day in Florida

20th of May: Emancipation Day in Florida presented by the Knott House Museum and the John G. Riley Museum

Tioga Outdoor Movie Night - Ratatouille

Grab your lawn chairs and come enjoy ‘Ratatouille' on Friday, May 21st at 8:00 p.m. Relax and enjoy the movie ...

  • 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
  • Location: Tioga Town Center, 133 SW 130th Way, Newberry, FL 32669
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Free Friday Concert Series

It's the BIG one! Announcing Free Fridays 2021 Concert Series schedule! Shows are online in May followed by the return ...

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 ...

  • 8:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Cuscowilla Park: 210 SE134th Ave, Micanopy, FL 32667
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.namigainesville.org
  • Category: Free

Oak Hall Saturday Tours

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

  • 8:30 am - 12:15 pm
  • Location: Oak Hall School, 1700 SW 75th St, Gainesville FL 32607
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.oakhall.org
  • Category: Free

UF Health Childbirth and Newborn Education Class

The Childbirth and Newborn Education Class is intended to prepare expectant parents for labor, birth, the post-partum period, and caring ...

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 ...

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: Free

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: Free

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: Free

Journey to Juneteenth Web Series part 1: A Beautiful Struggle (resilience of Africans in America)

A Beautiful Struggle (resilience of Africans in America speaker: Vivian Filer co-sponsored by Nathan Ross, Inc. replay on Community 12TV (Cox channel 12) ...

Barnyard Buddies at Morningside Nature Center

Barnyard Buddies is back! Our weekly program where youngsters, with an adult, can meet and greet farm animals by helping ...

  • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: 3540 E. University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32641
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Free

The Hipp Pop Up Series

Come celebrate live performances with the Hippodrome all summer long! The Hipp Pop Up Series, a traveling show featuring professional ...

  • 7:00 pm
  • Location: Bo Diddley Plaza: 111 E. University Ave, Gainesville FL 32601
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: thehipp.org
  • Category: Free
  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Gainesville Fine Arts Association: 1314 S Main St. Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: cityofgainesville.org
  • Category: Free

The Hipp Pop Up Series

Come celebrate live performances with the Hippodrome all summer long! The Hipp Pop Up Series, a traveling show featuring professional ...

  • 6:00 pm
  • Location: Thornebrooke Village - 2441 NW 43rd St, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: thehipp.org
  • Category: Free

Tioga Concert Night - Nameless Faces

Bring your lawn chairs and come enjoy the sounds of Nameless Face. Relax and enjoy music under the stars at ...

  • 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: Tioga Town Center, 133 SW 130th Way, Newberry, FL 32669
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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: Free

Free Friday Concert Series

It's the BIG one! Announcing Free Fridays 2021 Concert Series schedule! Shows are online in May followed by the return ...

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 ...

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 ...

  • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: 5201 NW 34th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.ncfymca.org
  • Category: Free

Journey to Juneteenth - Commemorating Black Women Warriors of the Civil War

The keynote speaker is Ernestine Wyatt (great-great-great niece of Harriet Tubman). This event also includes poets and dancers. Presented by MAMA's ...

  • 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Matheson Museum: 513 E. University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: cityofgainesville.org
  • Category: Free

Free Friday Concert Series

It's the BIG one! Announcing Free Fridays 2021 Concert Series schedule! Shows are online in May followed by the return ...