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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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Alachua County Library Animal Tales with Alachua County Animal Services!

Join us on Facebook or Zoom to share tales and activities with our animal friends. This week, we'll be meeting ...

Sunshine State Games- Swimming

Watch the Swimming Competition! The Sunshine State Games is an Olympic-style festival program created throughout the state for amateur athletes ...

  • 8:00 am
  • Location: Dwight H. Hunter Northeast Pool 1100 NE 14th Street Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free for spectators
  • Website: sunshinestategames.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 ...

Depot Park parkrun

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

  • 7:30 am - 9:00 am
  • Location: Depot Park, 200 SE Depot Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Sunshine State Games- Swimming

Watch the Swimming Competition! The Sunshine State Games is an Olympic-style festival program created throughout the state for amateur athletes ...

  • 8:00 am
  • Location: Dwight H. Hunter Northeast Pool 1100 NE 14th Street Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free for spectators
  • Website: sunshinestategames.com
  • Category: Free

Sunshine State Games- Fencing

Watch the Fencing Competition! The Sunshine State Games is an Olympic-style festival program created throughout the state for amateur athletes ...

  • 8:00 am
  • Location: Legacy Park Multipurpose Center 15400 Peggy Rd. Alachua, Florida 32615
  • Cost: free for spectators
  • Website: sunshinestategames.com
  • Category: Free

Chiefland Watermelon Festival

67th Annual Chiefland Watermelon Festival offers a variety of craft, artisan, food and informational booths. There will be free sliced ...

  • 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: 23 SE 2nd Ave., Chiefland, FL 32626
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.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 ...

Sunshine State Games- Fencing

Watch the Fencing Competition! The Sunshine State Games is an Olympic-style festival program created throughout the state for amateur athletes ...

  • 8:00 am
  • Location: Legacy Park Multipurpose Center 15400 Peggy Rd. Alachua, Florida 32615
  • Cost: free for spectators
  • Website: sunshinestategames.com
  • Category: Free

Sunshine State Games- Swimming

Watch the Swimming Competition! The Sunshine State Games is an Olympic-style festival program created throughout the state for amateur athletes ...

  • 8:00 am
  • Location: Dwight H. Hunter Northeast Pool 1100 NE 14th Street Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free for spectators
  • Website: sunshinestategames.com
  • Category: Free

Step 317 Red White and Blue Mini Session

Join inside the studio (no heat or rain) for 4th of July themed mini session. Each session includes: ~Session time on ...

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: $29
  • Website: step317.com
  • Category: Free

Gainesville Water Wars

Fun for the whole family! Live entertainment & DJ on site! Former Florida Gator players attending (Players to be announced) Former Gator Player ...

  • 12:00 pm
  • Location: Abraham Lincoln Middle School: 1001 SE 12th St., Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: Free Entree with canned food item.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Gamesville Tabletop Board Game Day

Open Tables for Board Game Players. 20 person max

  • 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Gamesville Tabletop, 4401 NW 25th Place, Suite G, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Journey to Juneteenth Web Series part 4: The Continued Struggle for Democracy

Speaker: Dr. Zoharah Simmons co-sponsored by Nathan Ross, Inc.

Journey to Juneteenth Web Series part 3: Reconstruction and Jim Crow

Speaker: Dr. Diedre Houchen co-sponsored by Nathan Ross, Inc. and Alachua County

UF Center for Autism and Related Disabilities Tuesday Night Training: Internet Safety

Is it okay to share details about my child's life on social media? What kinds of pictures should I avoid ...

  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: online
  • Cost: free
  • Website: ufl.zoom.us
  • Category: Free

JBF Gainesville Kids and Maternity MEGA Spring and Summer Sale Pre-Sale Events

June 10-13th EASTON-NEWBERRY SPORTS COMPLEX Just Between Friends of Gainesville is the Kids MEGA Sale that everyone is talking about! ...

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Easton-Newberry Sports Complex, 24880 Northwest 16 Avenue, Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: FREE-$10 + processing fee. Price varies by particular sale. Visit website for details.
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Free

Searchlight Yoga Kids Class

This class will get your little kid moving!!!! We’ll explore movement and breathing and centering exercises. It will be a ...

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: 4th Avenue Food Park: 409 SW 4th Avenue, Gainesville
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: thehipp.org
  • Category: Free

Sunshine State Games- Artistic Swimming

Watch the Artistic Swimming Competition! The Sunshine State Games is an Olympic-style festival program created throughout the state for amateur ...

  • 9:00 am
  • Location: Stephen C. O’Connell Center 250 Gale Lemerand Drive Gainesville, Florida 32611
  • Cost: free for spectators
  • Website: sunshinestategames.com
  • Category: Free

Tioga Concert Night - Elio Pedra

Bring your lawn chairs and come enjoy the sounds of Elio Pedra. 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

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 ...

Depot Park parkrun

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

  • 7:30 am - 9:00 am
  • Location: Depot Park, 200 SE Depot Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Sunshine State Games- Artistic Swimming

Watch the Artistic Swimming Competition! The Sunshine State Games is an Olympic-style festival program created throughout the state for amateur ...

  • 9:00 am
  • Location: Stephen C. O’Connell Center 250 Gale Lemerand Drive Gainesville, Florida 32611
  • Cost: free for spectators
  • Website: sunshinestategames.com
  • Category: Free

Sunshine State Games- Archery

Watch the Archery Competition! The Sunshine State Games is an Olympic-style festival program created throughout the state for amateur athletes ...

  • 9:00 am
  • Location: Easton-Newberry Archery Center 24880 NW 16th Ave. Newberry, Florida 32669 AND Gator Bowman Archery Range 5824 SW 105th A
  • Cost: free for spectators
  • Website: sunshinestategames.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 ...

Journey to Juneteenth Unveiling of historical marker acknowledging racial lynchings

presented by Alachua County and Gainesville Community Remembrance Project

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Alachua County Admin Building, 12 SE 1 St, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: cityofgainesville.org
  • Category: Free

Sunshine State Games- Artistic Swimming

Watch the Artistic Swimming Competition! The Sunshine State Games is an Olympic-style festival program created throughout the state for amateur ...

  • 9:00 am
  • Location: Stephen C. O’Connell Center 250 Gale Lemerand Drive Gainesville, Florida 32611
  • Cost: free for spectators
  • Website: sunshinestategames.com
  • Category: Free

Sunshine State Games- Archery

Watch the Archery Competition! The Sunshine State Games is an Olympic-style festival program created throughout the state for amateur athletes ...

  • 9:00 am
  • Location: Easton-Newberry Archery Center 24880 NW 16th Ave. Newberry, Florida 32669 AND Gator Bowman Archery Range 5824 SW 105th A
  • Cost: free for spectators
  • Website: sunshinestategames.com
  • Category: Free

Step 317 Red White and Blue Mini Session

Join inside the studio (no heat or rain) for 4th of July themed mini session. Each session includes: ~Session time on ...

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: $29
  • Website: step317.com
  • Category: Free

Gamesville Tabletop Board Game Day

Open Tables for Board Game Players. 20 person max

  • 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Gamesville Tabletop, 4401 NW 25th Place, Suite G, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

NAMI Family Support Group

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

  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Thomas Center Gardens, 302 NE 6 Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: cityofgainesville.org
  • Category: Free

Searchlight Yoga Kids Class

This class will get your little kid moving!!!! We’ll explore movement and breathing and centering exercises. It will be a ...

Journey to Juneteenth - The Paintings of Alyne Harris exhibition Open House

The Paintings of Alyne Harris exhibition Open House

  • 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Thomas Center Galleries, 302 NE 6 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 ...

  • 6:30 pm
  • Location: The Village Ballroom - 8000 NW 27 Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: thehipp.org
  • Category: Free

Journey to Juneteenth Celebration of Black Music Month

June is Black Music Month. This event celebrates the contributions that Black musicians have made in the music industry and ...

  • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Cotton Club Museum & Cultural Center: 837 SE 7th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: cityofgainesville.org
  • Category: Free

Tioga Outdoor Movie Night - Trolls World Tour

Grab your lawn chairs and come enjoy ‘Trolls World Tour' on Friday, June 18th at 8:30 p.m. Relax and enjoy ...

  • 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 ...

Journey to Juneteenth Freedom Walk

The Freedom Walk is a 5K walk at Depot Park, and includes entertainment, history, and more! co-sponsored by Alachua County, GRU ...

  • 7:00 am - 9:00 am
  • Location: Depot Park, 870 SE 4th St. Gainesville FL 32601
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: cityofgainesville.org
  • Category: Free

Depot Park parkrun

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

  • 7:30 am - 9:00 am
  • Location: Depot Park, 200 SE Depot Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.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 ...

Juneteenth Slam

Come Celebrate Juneteenth with USTA Florida at our first-ever tennis and poetry slam! Food, Music, AND Scavenger Hunt, too!!! About this ...

  • 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
  • Location: T B McPherson Recreation Complex 1717 Southeast 15th Street Gainesville, FL 32641
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Free

Journey to Juneteenth - The Paintings of Alyne Harris exhibition Open House

The Paintings of Alyne Harris exhibition Open House

  • 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Thomas Center Galleries, 302 NE 6 Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: cityofgainesville.org
  • Category: Free

Journey to Juneteenth - The Paintings of Alyne Harris exhibition Open House

The Paintings of Alyne Harris exhibition Open House

  • 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Thomas Center Galleries, 302 NE 6 Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: cityofgainesville.org
  • Category: Free

Gamesville Tabletop Board Game Day

Open Tables for Board Game Players. 20 person max

  • 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Gamesville Tabletop, 4401 NW 25th Place, Suite G, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Animal Tales with Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo

Summer With the Library is just getting warmed up! Join us on Facebook or Zoom as we continue to share ...

Searchlight Yoga Kids Class

This class will get your little kid moving!!!! We’ll explore movement and breathing and centering exercises. It will be a ...

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: Curia on the Drag - 2029A NW 6th St, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: thehipp.org
  • Category: Free

Aviation Academy

To inspire and education young minority teens (ages 12-18) about the world of aviation. Friday, June 25th: Guest speaker is ...

  • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Location: Cade Museum for Creativity & Invention 811 S Main St, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.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 ...

  • 6:00 pm
  • Location: 4th Avenue Food Park: 409 SW 4th Avenue, Gainesville
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: thehipp.org
  • Category: Free

Tioga Concert Night - Hogtown Slayers

Bring your lawn chairs and come enjoy the sounds of the Hogtown Slayers. Relax and enjoy music under the stars ...

  • 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 ...

Depot Park parkrun

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

  • 7:30 am - 9:00 am
  • Location: Depot Park, 200 SE Depot Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Step 317 Red White and Blue Mini Session

Join inside the studio (no heat or rain) for 4th of July themed mini session. Each session includes: ~Session time on ...

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: $29
  • Website: step317.com
  • Category: Free

Layne Performance Try Weightlifting Day

Join us for Try Weightlifting Day at Layne Performance on Saturday, June 26th, 2021. Did you know that the snatch and ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Layne Performance: 140 NW 6th St Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: layne-performance.com
  • Category: Free

Aviation Academy

To inspire and education young minority teens (ages 12-18) about the world of aviation. Friday, June 25th: Guest speaker is ...

  • 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Gainesville Airport: 3880 NE 39th Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.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 ...

Step 317 Red White and Blue Mini Session

Join inside the studio (no heat or rain) for 4th of July themed mini session. Each session includes: ~Session time on ...

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: $29
  • Website: step317.com
  • Category: Free

Dr. Micah Johnson and his live performance and Book Talk, "Never Had a Friend."

Dr. Micah Johnson and his live performance and Book Talk, "Never Had a Friend." "A lonely child who wishes for ...

  • 3:00 pm
  • Location: A. Quinn Jones Museum and Culture Center: 1013 NW 7th Ave, Gainesville FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Gamesville Tabletop Board Game Day

Open Tables for Board Game Players. 20 person max

  • 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Gamesville Tabletop, 4401 NW 25th Place, Suite G, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

NAMI Family Support Group

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

Alachua County Library Storytime on the Green

Join us for outdoor stories and songs with library staff at Story Time on the Green four days a week ...

  • 10:00 am
  • Location: Various locations around Gainesville - see description for details
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Summer Activity Backpack Distribution

Kindergarten through eighth-grade students enrolled in an Alachua County Public School have the opportunity to receive a free summer activity ...

Alachua County Library Animal Tales with Florida Museum of Natural History

Summer With the Library is...creeping slowly along?! This week, meet a resident of the Florida Museum of Natural History’s Butterfly ...

Alachua County Library Storytime on the Green

Join us for outdoor stories and songs with library staff at Story Time on the Green four days a week ...

  • 10:00 am
  • Location: Various locations around Gainesville - see description for details
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Summer Activity Backpack Distribution

Kindergarten through eighth-grade students enrolled in an Alachua County Public School have the opportunity to receive a free summer activity ...

Searchlight Yoga Kids Class

This class will get your little kid moving!!!! We’ll explore movement and breathing and centering exercises. It will be a ...