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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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September

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.

Show events from all categories

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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) ...

Family Fun Night + Kids Art & Talent Show at The Mossman

Join us Friday, September 3rd at Mossman Hall art gallery in beautiful Melrose, FL starting at 6 p.m. for a ...

License Free Fishing Day

License-free fishing days provide an excellent opportunity for those who don't yet have a fishing license to experience fishing, take ...

Harn Museum Weekend Tours

Enjoy a friendly discussion about the museum’s exhibitions with a free Docent-led tour.

Gamesville Tabletop Pokemon League

Casual Play. 20 person max

Gamesville Tabletop Magic The Gathering Saturday Commander League

Join us for Magic The Gathering! 20 people max per night

Harn Museum Weekend Tours

Enjoy a friendly discussion about the museum’s exhibitions with a free Docent-led tour.

Gamesville Tabletop Magic The Gathering Standard Sundays

Join us for Magic The Gathering! 20 people max per night

Gamesville Tabletop Board Game Day

Open Tables for Board Game Players. 20 person max

Labor Day at Skate Station

Kids dress like your parents career and receive $2 off admission!

  • 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Skate Station, 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: admission starts at $11 | Spectator fee: $5
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Disney Music Party at Defy Gainesville

Come join us and get some energy out while listening to your favorite Disney songs :)

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Defy Gainesville: 6250 NW 23rd St., Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Website: defy.com
  • Category: Family Fun

First Magnitude Brainaholics Trivia

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

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) ...

Albert Ray Massey Park Playground Renovation Plans Open Houses

The City of Gainesville’s Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department and the Wild Spaces & Public Places program invite you ...

Catch JOY Fishing Expedition

Community Fishing event with our Exceptional Students (ESE). Bring your kids to share this amazing experience. ALL are welcome. IFAS ...

  • 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: UF IFAS Fishing Ponds: 7922 NW 71st St. Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: $28.00
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Harn Museum Weekend Tours

Enjoy a friendly discussion about the museum’s exhibitions with a free Docent-led tour.

Gainesville Street Rods Cruz-In

Register your car for a chance to win prizes. Show starts @ 6pm until we get tired, music and conversation ...

Gainesville Cars and Coffee

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

Harn Museum Weekend Tours

Enjoy a friendly discussion about the museum’s exhibitions with a free Docent-led tour.

Albert Ray Massey Park Playground Renovation Plans Open Houses

The City of Gainesville’s Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department and the Wild Spaces & Public Places program invite you ...

Disney Music Party at Defy Gainesville

Come join us and get some energy out while listening to your favorite Disney songs :)

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Defy Gainesville: 6250 NW 23rd St., Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Website: defy.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Kid Strong Gainesville Ribbon Cutting

Join us as we celebrate the 6-month anniversary of KidStrong Gainesville. KidStrong is a child development training center focused on ...

Kids Capoeira

Kids’ Capoeira with Capoeira Massapê Gainesville happens at the SWAG Family Resource Center. Capoeira is a Brazilian martial arts program ...

First Magnitude Brainaholics Trivia

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

Florida Museum hosts ‘Museum in the Parks: Mushrooms at Sweetwater

Gear up for some fungal fun and discover the life that’s beneath your feet! Learn about mushrooms with a mycologist ...

  • 9:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Sweetwater Preserve-309 SE 16th Avenue Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: $14 per adult/child pair, includes park entrance fee. $7 per additional person
  • Website: www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Acrosstown Repertory Theatre presents BKLYN The Musical

The Acrosstown Repertory Theatre, in conjunction with After-Hours Theatre (Buchholz Players), is pleased to announce its production of BKLYN The ...

  • 8:00 pm
  • Location: Acrosstown Repertory Theater: 619 S Main St., Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: $20 for the general public with a discount for students, seniors and heroes
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Shows, Movies & Concerts

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) ...

Alachua's Plein Air Paintout

Visit Main Street Alachua this Friday night from 5-8pm to experience live exhibits by artists. You can even join in ...

Eye Spy at Skate Station

Team up with friends, listen for clues, and find the items to win prizes.

  • 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: Admission starts at $11 | $5 for Spectators
  • Website: funworks.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Acrosstown Repertory Theatre presents BKLYN The Musical

The Acrosstown Repertory Theatre, in conjunction with After-Hours Theatre (Buchholz Players), is pleased to announce its production of BKLYN The ...

  • 8:00 pm
  • Location: Acrosstown Repertory Theater: 619 S Main St., Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: $20 for the general public with a discount for students, seniors and heroes
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Shows, Movies & Concerts

Step 317 Mini Sessions - September

Step 317 is offering a variety of themed mini sessions. Choose your theme, choose your time, and book your session! ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: Session fee varies by theme
  • Website: step317.com
  • Category: Other

2nd and Charles Batman Day Event

Batman Day is where we will be handing out Free Batman Comic Books. While Supplies Last. First Come First Serve.

Haile Farmers Market So Long to Summer

Billed as Gainesville's premier farmers market, the Haile Farmers Market is expanding for a special day of additional local vendors. ...

  • 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Haile Farmers Market, SW 91st Terrace, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Harn Museum Weekend Tours

Enjoy a friendly discussion about the museum’s exhibitions with a free Docent-led tour.

Drag Slicks and Radials Test-and-Tune

Only vehicles with drag slicks and radial tires will be allowed to compete at this event.

  • 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: Gainesville Raceway: 11211 N County Road 225, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: Spectators (13yrs & up): $15 Children (12 & under): Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Sporting Events

Step 317 Mini Sessions - September

Step 317 is offering a variety of themed mini sessions. Choose your theme, choose your time, and book your session! ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: Session fee varies by theme
  • Website: step317.com
  • Category: Other

Harn Museum Weekend Tours

Enjoy a friendly discussion about the museum’s exhibitions with a free Docent-led tour.

Acrosstown Repertory Theatre presents BKLYN The Musical

The Acrosstown Repertory Theatre, in conjunction with After-Hours Theatre (Buchholz Players), is pleased to announce its production of BKLYN The ...

  • 2:00 pm
  • Location: Acrosstown Repertory Theater: 619 S Main St., Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: $20 for the general public with a discount for students, seniors and heroes
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Shows, Movies & Concerts

Disney Music Party at Defy Gainesville

Come join us and get some energy out while listening to your favorite Disney songs :)

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Defy Gainesville: 6250 NW 23rd St., Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Website: defy.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Kids Capoeira

Kids’ Capoeira with Capoeira Massapê Gainesville happens at the SWAG Family Resource Center. Capoeira is a Brazilian martial arts program ...

First Magnitude Brainaholics Trivia

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

Lightnin' Salvage Trivia Night

20 of the most mind bending, off the wall, crazy and zany questions you'll hear in one night! Make a ...

  • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Lightnin' Salvage: 1800 NE 23rd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: free entry
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Acrosstown Repertory Theatre presents BKLYN The Musical

The Acrosstown Repertory Theatre, in conjunction with After-Hours Theatre (Buchholz Players), is pleased to announce its production of BKLYN The ...

  • 8:00 pm
  • Location: Acrosstown Repertory Theater: 619 S Main St., Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: $20 for the general public with a discount for students, seniors and heroes
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Shows, Movies & Concerts

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) ...

Acrosstown Repertory Theatre presents BKLYN The Musical

The Acrosstown Repertory Theatre, in conjunction with After-Hours Theatre (Buchholz Players), is pleased to announce its production of BKLYN The ...

  • 8:00 pm
  • Location: Acrosstown Repertory Theater: 619 S Main St., Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: $20 for the general public with a discount for students, seniors and heroes
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Shows, Movies & Concerts

Step 317 Mini Sessions - September

Step 317 is offering a variety of themed mini sessions. Choose your theme, choose your time, and book your session! ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: Session fee varies by theme
  • Website: step317.com
  • Category: Other

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 ...

Welcome Home Afghanistan Veterans

Newberry American Legion Post 149 invites you to a “Welcome Home Afghanistan Veterans” Parade and Expo. Parade will kick off ...

  • 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Parade starts at Walker Lee’s Produce Stand, 25100 W. Newberry Road | Expo is at Clark Plantation, 3700 SW 202nd Street,
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park Sinkhole Guided Walk

Ask questions and learn about the area and its history while exploring the park with a ranger.

Weecycle Costume Release

We will have over a 1000's Costumes New and Used to choose from. We will open promptly at 10am and ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 1405 NW 23rd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Other

50+1 Anniversary Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

Come to Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park and help us celebrate our 50+1 Anniversary of being the State of Florida's ...

  • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park 100 Savannah Blvd. Micanopy FL 32667
  • Cost: Free with paid park admission of $6 per vehicle
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Cade Museum Celebrates Dr. Cade's Birthday

Celebrate Dr. Cade’s legacy with us on Sunday, September 26. We will be serving cupcakes on the museum’s patio from ...

  • 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Cade Museum, 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, Fl 32601
  • Cost: Cupcakes are free with paid admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free
  • 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: Admission starts at $11 | $5 for Spectators
  • Website: funworks.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Acrosstown Repertory Theatre presents BKLYN The Musical

The Acrosstown Repertory Theatre, in conjunction with After-Hours Theatre (Buchholz Players), is pleased to announce its production of BKLYN The ...

  • 2:00 pm
  • Location: Acrosstown Repertory Theater: 619 S Main St., Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: $20 for the general public with a discount for students, seniors and heroes
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Shows, Movies & Concerts

Harn Museum Weekend Tours

Enjoy a friendly discussion about the museum’s exhibitions with a free Docent-led tour.

Gainesville Health and Fitness End of Summer Housewarming Party

You're invited to our end of summer housewarming party this Monday from 4:30-6:30! It's time to say goodbye to summer ...

  • 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  • Location: Gainesville Health & Fitness Main Center: 4820 W Newberry Rd, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Disney Music Party at Defy Gainesville

Come join us and get some energy out while listening to your favorite Disney songs :)

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Defy Gainesville: 6250 NW 23rd St., Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Website: defy.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Kids Capoeira

Kids’ Capoeira with Capoeira Massapê Gainesville happens at the SWAG Family Resource Center. Capoeira is a Brazilian martial arts program ...

First Magnitude Brainaholics Trivia

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

Lightnin' Salvage Trivia Night

20 of the most mind bending, off the wall, crazy and zany questions you'll hear in one night! Make a ...

  • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Lightnin' Salvage: 1800 NE 23rd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: free entry
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Harn Museum Weekend Tours

Enjoy a friendly discussion about the museum’s exhibitions with a free Docent-led tour.