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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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City of Gainesville Summer Heatwave Teen Pool Party

Kick off the summer with our first Heatwave Pool Party! Enjoy free swimming, dancing, music and food hot off the ...

  • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Andrew R. Mickle, Sr. Pool, 1717 SE 15th Street, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Peaceful Paths Back to School Bingo at High Dive

Join us at High Dive Sunday, August 1st for the 2nd Annual Back to School Bingo supporting Peaceful Paths. It's a ...

  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: High Dive, 210 SW 2nd Ave, Ste A, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Birds and Brews Guided Walks at First Magnitude

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

  • 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: First Magnitude Brewing Company, 1220 SE Veitch Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free event
  • 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

First Magnitude Brainaholics Trivia

Join us for the best and most unique trivia in town, Brainaholics! Come out to team trivia at First Magnitude ...

  • 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: First Magnitude Brewery, 1220 SE Veitch St, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Summit Salon Academy Free Cuts for Kids

Just in time for back-to-school! Free Children's Haircuts with a donation of a canned good or non-perishable food item

  • 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Summit Salon Academy: 6915 NW 4th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: Donation of canned good
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

LifeSouth Community Blood Center's 5th Annual Backpack Giveaway in Palatka

LifeSouth Community Blood Centers, LIBERTY Dental Plan of Florida, and other community partners invite elementary and middle school students and ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 6003 Crill Ave., Palatka, Fla. 32177
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Free

Southwest United Methodist Church Back to School Block Party

Join us for our first annual Back To School Block Party! This event is completely free as a gift to ...

  • 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Southwest United Methodist Church: 2400 SW Williston Rd. Gainesville, FL 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

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 ...

Gainesville (Virtual) Big Latch On

The North Central Florida Breastfeeding Coalition is proud to invite you to the 2021 Gainesville Virtual Big Latch On in ...

Family and Friends CPR

The Family & Friends CPR Course teaches the lifesaving skills of adult Hands-Only CPR, adult CPR with breaths, child CPR ...

  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Lewis Place at Ironwood Apartments
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Gamesville Tabletop Pokemon League

Casual Play. 20 person max

  • 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Gamesville Tabletop, 4401 NW 25th Place, Suite G, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Gainesville Cars and Coffee

Gainesville Cars & Coffee is a gathering for automotive enthusiasts of all types from exotics and classics to imports and ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Whole Foods Butler Town Center, 3490 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • 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

Okito America Open House for After-School

Come see what we're doing and how we can help keep your children's education going after the final school bell!

  • 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Okito America: 6900 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.okitoamerica.com
  • Category: Free

UF Health Online Town Hall: COVID 19 and Kids in the Classroom

As children head back to school, parents and guardians have questions about how to protect them from COVID-19. Many want ...

First Magnitude Brainaholics Trivia

Join us for the best and most unique trivia in town, Brainaholics! Come out to team trivia at First Magnitude ...

  • 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: First Magnitude Brewery, 1220 SE Veitch St, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Virtual Alachua County Library: YA Recs for Teens

Online program. August is Read a Romance Month. Whether you are a die hard Romance fan or just looking for something ...

  • 4:00 pm
  • Location: online- Zoom or Facebook
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Library Story Time at Bo Diddley Plaza

Join us for stories and songs outdoors with library staff at Bo Diddley Plaza in downtown Gainesville! Caregivers and families ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Bo Diddley Plaza, 111 E University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

UF HealthStreet: Our Community, Our Health Townhall Event Discussing Long COVID-19

University of Florida Health and University of Texas San Antonio Health will be discussing the lasting effects of COVID-19. We ...

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

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 ...

Free Comic Book Day

Free Comic books for all ages! All Star Sports Cards & Comics Mega Gaming and Comics 2nd and Charles

Gamesville Tabletop Pokemon League

Casual Play. 20 person max

  • 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Gamesville Tabletop, 4401 NW 25th Place, Suite G, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Museum for Me Sensory-Friendly Event

oin us for a morning at the Museum for adults and children on the autism spectrum and their friends, families ...

  • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Florida Museum of Natural History, 3215 Hull Rd, Gainesville, Florida 32611
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu
  • 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

First Magnitude Brainaholics Trivia

Join us for the best and most unique trivia in town, Brainaholics! Come out to team trivia at First Magnitude ...

  • 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: First Magnitude Brewery, 1220 SE Veitch St, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Community Wide Pep Rally

food, fun, performances, and an introduction of the 2021 NHS Panther Football team, cheerleaders and band! Food vendors and drink ...

  • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Location: NHS Football Stadium: 400 SW 258th St, 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

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 ...

Special Education Legal Clinic

An Online Legal Clinic for Special Education. Participants will get to speak with a pro bono attorney at no cost ...

Gainesville Elks Lodge Annual Splash Day

Gainesville Elks Lodge Annual “SUMMER SPLASH” FAMILY FUN DAY Bring the whole family down for this great day at the Gainesville ...

  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Gainesville Elks Lodge, 2424 NW 23rd Blvd, Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Cupcakes and Conversations: College Discoveries

ALL middle and high school students and their parents/guardians are invited to attend Cupcakes & Conversations: College Discoveries, a virtual, ...

Cupcakes and Conversations: College Discoveries

ALL middle and high school students and their parents/guardians are invited to attend Cupcakes & Conversations: College Discoveries, a virtual, ...

Florida Gators Soccer vs. Texas

Help cheer on the Gators Soccer team!

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

First Magnitude Brainaholics Trivia

Join us for the best and most unique trivia in town, Brainaholics! Come out to team trivia at First Magnitude ...

  • 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: First Magnitude Brewery, 1220 SE Veitch St, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Virtual Alachua County Library: Scratch Coding for Kids

Online program for school aged kids. Explore Scratch, an online coding site, to learn how to start making your own video ...

  • 3:30 pm
  • Location: online Zoom and Facebook
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Florida Gators Soccer vs. Central Florida

Help cheer on the Gators Soccer team!

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

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 ...

Free Canaan UMC Block Party

Dr. B Magic show, food, games, kids activities and water activities. Bring your swim suit! Fried Fish,Snow Cones, Popcorn, Candy ...

  • 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: 17815 NE 108th Place, Waldo, FL 32694
  • Cost: Free!
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Community Connections Celebration

Join us for a road naming ceremony honoring SWAG's visionary Joan Canton, followed by food and a community resource fair! ...

  • 11:00 am
  • Location: Swag Family Resource Center 807 64th Terrace, Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Florida Gators Soccer vs. Miami

Help cheer on the Gators Soccer team!

Tonewood Family Music Parent/Child Demo

These free classes are our chance to introduce you to the Music Together®® method of early childhood education. Be prepared ...

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

Tonewood Family Music Parent/Child Demo

These free classes are our chance to introduce you to the Music Together®® method of early childhood education. Be prepared ...

First Magnitude Brainaholics Trivia

Join us for the best and most unique trivia in town, Brainaholics! Come out to team trivia at First Magnitude ...

  • 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: First Magnitude Brewery, 1220 SE Veitch St, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free