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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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October

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.

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Joann Take It and Make It

Time for kids to create & explore with our Take It & Make It events! For the first Saturday of ...

Depot Park parkrun

A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate – it's up to you! ...

Camp Safe Haven

Haven offers camps at no cost for children and youth, ages 5-18, who have lost a loved one, regardless of ...

  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Rodeheaver Boys Ranch- 380 Boys Ranch Road Palatka, Florida 32177
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: beyourhaven.org
  • 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 ...

Alachua Audubon Field Trip: Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Reserve

CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER! Peregrine Falcons migrate down Florida’s Atlantic Coast in fall, usually peaking in early October. Meet trip leader ...

Fall Festival at Amber Brooke Farms (formerly Red White and Blues Farm)

Amber Brooke Farms in Williston is happy to welcome you to our 2nd Annual Fall Festival! Come and enjoy all ...

  • 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Amber Brooke Farms (formerly Red White and Blues Farm) 3250 NE 140th Ave, Williston, FL 32696
  • Cost: $15 (Kids 2 yrs & under – Free!) Fall Festival Season Pass for only $35/person. The season pass is good for one entry per person each day of our Fall Festival.
  • Website: amberbrookefarms.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Mayhem Ranch Fall Festival

Come join us for our annual Fall Festival. Every Saturday and Sunday from 11 am- 5 pm from September 24 ...

  • 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 17830 SE 40th St., Morriston, FL, 32668
  • Cost: $12 online and $15 at the gate | Children under 2 FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Branford Farm Stand Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze

Pumpkin patch and crop maze plus the farm stand has authentic Mexican food, desserts and milkshakes!

  • 11:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Location: 27687 US-129, Branford, FL, 32008
  • Cost: Admission to the crop maze is $5. Admission to the patch is FREE, but we ask that you buy a pumpkin on your way out.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Oktoberfest at Abiding Savior Lutheran Church

Abiding Savior Lutheran Church’s annual Oktoberfest celebration is fun for the whole family! Come enjoy live German music, German food ...

  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Abiding Savior Lutheran Church 9700 W Newberry Rd Gainesville, Fl 32606
  • Cost: FREE admission, $5 per plate
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Historic Haile Homestead Tour

Come visit the Historic Haile Homestead! Learn about the history of the 1856 Homestead, the enslaved people who lived and ...

Play Tennis Gainesville Red Ball Clinic

The first stage of our youth tennis program is Red Ball. Ages include 8 and under. In this stage, participants ...

Play Tennis Gainesville Green Ball Clinic

The third stage of our youth tennis program is Green Ball. Ages include 12 and under. This stage is played ...

Bouncers Spider Hunt and Spider Craft

Come hunt spiders! (plastic of course) then we'll make a spider hat for you to take home. Bouncing from 9-noon. ...

Smart Start at Zion: Music and Movement

Smart Start Fall Session Begins September 20, 2022 10 am Music and Movement 11 am Amigos

Alachua County Library: Baby Time at Headquarters Branch

Join us for a story time filled with rhymes, songs, bounces and more geared for babies and their caregivers. Babies will ...

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Tower Road Branch

Please join us for Music and Movement where you can jam out and dance to some fun songs with your ...

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 ...

Sweetwater Wetlands Park Wednesday Bird Walks

Wednesday Bird Walks at the Wetlands are back! Join us every Wednesday at 8:30 am at the restroom pavilion between ...

  • 8:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Sweetwater Wetlands Park, 325 SW Williston Road, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: Free with park admission ($5/vehicle, $2 for pedestrians, vans and bikes).
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Tours/Informational

La Leche League Breastfeeding In Person Meeting

Join us on the first Wednesday of each month at 9:30 am at One Love Café for breastfeeding support, friendship, ...

O2BKids Homeschool Wednesday Program

Homeschool Wednesdays are back! The homeschool program is FREE to O2B Kids Family Members. They will enjoy meet-ups with other members ...

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 ...

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Millhopper Branch

Join us to sing, dance, and make music at our Music and Movement program. This program will be held on ...

Cade Museum Little Sparks- Thursdays

Little Sparks is a fun and interactive program that introduces littles (ages 0-5) to science concepts through music, dancing, crafting, ...

Alachua County Library Story Time - Newberry Branch

Stories and music for children and their caretakers, plus you'll learn a sign or two. Registration is required at least 12 ...

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - High Springs Branch

Toddlers and preschool age children will enjoy music, dance, and play while bonding with their caregivers. Music plays an essential role ...

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Headquarters Library

Join us to sing, dance, and make music during our Music and Movement program. Sing songs, dance and move, and play ...

Alachua County Library Baby Time - Archer Branch

This interactive 20 to 30-minute Laptime program is designed to help you bond with your baby through stories, songs, and ...

Sun Country Stay and Play 2.0

Sun Country is excited to announce Stay and Play 2.0! Every Friday morning you can end your week by enjoying ...

UF Homecoming Festival

The Homecoming Festival is a great opportunity for student organizations and local businesses to promote themselves by offering fun activities ...

Harn Museum Friday Tot Time

Explore color, shape, pattern and other "tot interest" during this free program for children ages 2–5 and their caregivers. On ...

Flip Factory Zone UF Homecoming Friday

Wondering what you are going to do with the kids when they are out of school on Friday... Bring them ...

  • 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Location: 7400 W. Newberry Rd,. Gainesville FL 32605
  • Cost: See website for rates
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Archer Branch

Join us for a fun and active class, all about music! This 30-minute active program is perfect for kids and their ...

Depot Park parkrun

A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate – it's up to you! ...

Alachua Audubon Field Trip: Blues Creek Ravine Preserve

Meet Tim Hardin at the parking area on NW 71st St (off Millhopper Road). We will bird down 69th Avenue ...

Sweetwater Wetlands Park Ranger Led Tour- Second Saturdays

Sweetwater Wetlands Park is hosting in-person, socially distant tours! Online pre-registration through Eventbrite is required. Only 10 spaces per tour ...

  • 8:30 am - 9:30 am
  • Location: Sweetwater Wetlands Park, 325 SW Williston Road, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: Free with park admission ($5/vehicle, $2 for pedestrians, vans and bikes).
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Family Friendly Bike Ride

Join us on the second Saturday of the month at 8:30 am at the Depot Park parking lot for a ...

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 Cars and Coffee

Our meet is a family-friendly gathering, open to all automotive enthusiasts and is free to attend. It is an opportunity ...

Fall Festival at Amber Brooke Farms (formerly Red White and Blues Farm)

Amber Brooke Farms in Williston is happy to welcome you to our 2nd Annual Fall Festival! Come and enjoy all ...

  • 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Amber Brooke Farms (formerly Red White and Blues Farm) 3250 NE 140th Ave, Williston, FL 32696
  • Cost: $15 (Kids 2 yrs & under – Free!) Fall Festival Season Pass for only $35/person. The season pass is good for one entry per person each day of our Fall Festival.
  • Website: amberbrookefarms.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Mayhem Ranch Fall Festival

Come join us for our annual Fall Festival. Every Saturday and Sunday from 11 am- 5 pm from September 24 ...

  • 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 17830 SE 40th St., Morriston, FL, 32668
  • Cost: $12 online and $15 at the gate | Children under 2 FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Branford Farm Stand Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze

Pumpkin patch and crop maze plus the farm stand has authentic Mexican food, desserts and milkshakes!

  • 11:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Location: 27687 US-129, Branford, FL, 32008
  • Cost: Admission to the crop maze is $5. Admission to the patch is FREE, but we ask that you buy a pumpkin on your way out.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Play Tennis Gainesville Red Ball Clinic

The first stage of our youth tennis program is Red Ball. Ages include 8 and under. In this stage, participants ...

UF Baseball Orange and Blue Scrimmage

The University of Florida baseball team begins its fall season on Sunday, Oct. 9, with a trio of start times ...

Play Tennis Gainesville Green Ball Clinic

The third stage of our youth tennis program is Green Ball. Ages include 12 and under. This stage is played ...

Indigenous Peoples Day Celebration

The Indigenous Peoples Task Force and the City of Gainesville invite you to celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day 2022 Monday, October 10 ...

Bouncers Ghost Hunt and Lolli Pops

Come hunt ghosts with us! (White balloons with ghost faces) then we'll decorate a lollipop to look like a ghost. ...

Smart Start at Zion: Music and Movement

Smart Start Fall Session Begins September 20, 2022 10 am Music and Movement 11 am Amigos

Chalk the Walk at Depot Park

Chalk the Walk is a FREE program designed for children ages 2-5 (accompanied by an adult) to provide an opportunity ...

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 ...

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Library Partnership Branch

Music and Movement is great for children. It enables children to learn new words and concepts through activities such as ...

Sweetwater Wetlands Park Wednesday Bird Walks

Wednesday Bird Walks at the Wetlands are back! Join us every Wednesday at 8:30 am at the restroom pavilion between ...

  • 8:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Sweetwater Wetlands Park, 325 SW Williston Road, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: Free with park admission ($5/vehicle, $2 for pedestrians, vans and bikes).
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Tours/Informational

O2BKids Homeschool Wednesday Program

Homeschool Wednesdays are back! The homeschool program is FREE to O2B Kids Family Members. They will enjoy meet-ups with other members ...

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 ...

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Millhopper Branch

Join us to sing, dance, and make music at our Music and Movement program. This program will be held on ...

Girl Scouts The Natural World Reflected in Art

The Natural World Reflected in Art- Gainesville- DBJCSA Explore art inspired by the natural world and use these works of art ...

Cade Museum Little Sparks- Thursdays

Little Sparks is a fun and interactive program that introduces littles (ages 0-5) to science concepts through music, dancing, crafting, ...

Alachua County Library: Baby Time at Millhopper Branch

Join us for rhymes, songs, bounces and more geared for babies and their caregivers. This program will be held on ...

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 ...

Alachua County Library Story Time - Newberry Branch

Stories and music for children and their caretakers, plus you'll learn a sign or two. Registration is required at least 12 ...

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Headquarters Library

Join us to sing, dance, and make music during our Music and Movement program. Sing songs, dance and move, and play ...

Sun Country Stay and Play 2.0

Sun Country is excited to announce Stay and Play 2.0! Every Friday morning you can end your week by enjoying ...

Play Tennis Gainesville Homeschool Tennis 4 Recess Clinic

The Tennis 4 Recess Clinic is a morning tennis opportunity designed for all players the ages 8+. We invite all ...

Fall Festival at Amber Brooke Farms (formerly Red White and Blues Farm)

Amber Brooke Farms in Williston is happy to welcome you to our 2nd Annual Fall Festival! Come and enjoy all ...

  • 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Amber Brooke Farms (formerly Red White and Blues Farm) 3250 NE 140th Ave, Williston, FL 32696
  • Cost: $15 (Kids 2 yrs & under – Free!) Fall Festival Season Pass for only $35/person. The season pass is good for one entry per person each day of our Fall Festival.
  • Website: amberbrookefarms.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Alachua County Library Waldo Branch: Bots and Blocks STEAM for Teens and Tweens

Explore engineering, coding, and design with hands-on activities. Design a maze and program a robot to navigate the twists and ...

Depot Park parkrun

A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate – it's up to you! ...

UF IFAS Family Fishing Days

October 15th is Spooky Candy Day! FFS hosts monthly events (March through November) that provide families the opportunity to fish ...

Girl Scouts Program Aid Training

Program Aides, also known as PAs, are Girl Scouts who plan and lead activities and events for younger girls. This ...

Alachua Audubon Field Trip: San Felasco Hammock Preserve State Park

San Felasco Hammock Preserve State Park – North Side of Millhopper Road (Yellow/Blue trails) Meet Bubba Scales at the trailhead parking ...

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 Mini Sessions - October

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

Viva Europe

Join the Center for European Studies to celebrate European culture with free kids’ activities. Make Monet water lilies, popsicle soldiers, alpine ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Depot Park (pavilion) 874 SE 4th St, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: ces.ufl.edu
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Citizen Science Sundays for Kids!

Want to be a scientist? Join us for our Citizen Science Sundays for Kids! Middle School-aged kids (accompanied by an ...

Alachua Conservation Trust Pride at Prairie Creek

Join us for Pride at Prairie Creek as we celebrate the LGBTQ+ community in the outdoors. Alachua Conservation Trust is ...

Cedar Key Seafood Festival

Hungry for Seafood? Arts & Crafts? Live music on the Gulf? The 52nd Annual Cedar Key Seafood Festival is organized by ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Cedar Key City Park 188 2nd St Cedar Key, FL 32625
  • Cost: Free admission
  • Website: cedarkey.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Flip Factory Zone Schools Out Monday

We will be open this Monday, October 17th!!!

  • 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Location: 7400 W. Newberry Rd,. Gainesville FL 32605
  • Cost: See website for rates
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun
  • 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: Admission starts at $12.95
  • Website: funworks.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Play Tennis Gainesville Red Ball Clinic

The first stage of our youth tennis program is Red Ball. Ages include 8 and under. In this stage, participants ...

Play Tennis Gainesville Green Ball Clinic

The third stage of our youth tennis program is Green Ball. Ages include 12 and under. This stage is played ...

Bouncers Candy Corn Hunt and Craft

Come hunt for candy corn at Bouncers, after we'll make a candy corn craft to take home. Bouncing from 9-noon. ...

Smart Start at Zion: Music and Movement

Smart Start Fall Session Begins September 20, 2022 10 am Music and Movement 11 am Amigos

Alachua County Library: Baby Time at Headquarters Branch

Join us for a story time filled with rhymes, songs, bounces and more geared for babies and their caregivers. Babies will ...

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Tower Road Branch

Please join us for Music and Movement where you can jam out and dance to some fun songs with your ...

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 ...

Sweetwater Wetlands Park Wednesday Bird Walks

Wednesday Bird Walks at the Wetlands are back! Join us every Wednesday at 8:30 am at the restroom pavilion between ...

  • 8:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Sweetwater Wetlands Park, 325 SW Williston Road, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: Free with park admission ($5/vehicle, $2 for pedestrians, vans and bikes).
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Tours/Informational

O2BKids Homeschool Wednesday Program

Homeschool Wednesdays are back! The homeschool program is FREE to O2B Kids Family Members. They will enjoy meet-ups with other members ...

Story Time at the Zoo

Join the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo and the Alachua County Library every 3rd Wednesday of the month for Story ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo 3000 NW 83 St, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: Story time is free. Zoo visit after story time cost: $8 for adults, $5 ages 4-12 | Free Seniors 60+ & ages 3 & under.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Ongoing Programs, Free

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Millhopper Branch

Join us to sing, dance, and make music at our Music and Movement program. This program will be held on ...

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 ...

Cade Museum Little Sparks- Thursdays

Little Sparks is a fun and interactive program that introduces littles (ages 0-5) to science concepts through music, dancing, crafting, ...

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 ...

Alachua County Library Story Time - Newberry Branch

Stories and music for children and their caretakers, plus you'll learn a sign or two. Registration is required at least 12 ...

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Headquarters Library

Join us to sing, dance, and make music during our Music and Movement program. Sing songs, dance and move, and play ...

Alachua County Library Baby Time - Archer Branch

This interactive 20 to 30-minute Laptime program is designed to help you bond with your baby through stories, songs, and ...

Farm Share Project Youthbuild

Drive-thru distribution of perishable food items to give to families in need! First come, first served.

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 635 NW 6th Street, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Sun Country Stay and Play 2.0

Sun Country is excited to announce Stay and Play 2.0! Every Friday morning you can end your week by enjoying ...

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Archer Branch

Join us for a fun and active class, all about music! This 30-minute active program is perfect for kids and their ...

Fall Festival at Amber Brooke Farms (formerly Red White and Blues Farm)

Amber Brooke Farms in Williston is happy to welcome you to our 2nd Annual Fall Festival! Come and enjoy all ...

  • 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Amber Brooke Farms (formerly Red White and Blues Farm) 3250 NE 140th Ave, Williston, FL 32696
  • Cost: $15 (Kids 2 yrs & under – Free!) Fall Festival Season Pass for only $35/person. The season pass is good for one entry per person each day of our Fall Festival.
  • Website: amberbrookefarms.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Step 317 Mini Sessions - October

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

Balance 180 Flip or Treat

Get ready for Flip-or-Treat coming up soon! Be on the lookout for more information and fun activities in the gym ...

Depot Park parkrun

A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate – it's up to you! ...

Florida Color Horse Club Spooktacular Colors Show

Save the Date for our Final Show of the Year! Barn Party Saturday Night - To have an End Cap, ...

Alachua Audubon Field Trip: Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park – La Chua Trail

Meet trip leader Felicia Lee at the La Chua Trail parking lot at 4810 Camp Ranch Road. La Chua is historically ...

Alachua Audubon Field Trip: Saarinen Preserve

Meet trip leader Barbara Shea at the trailhead parking lot in Jonesville. This 78-acre park was donated to Alachua Conservation ...

Kirby Family Farm Jeeptoberfest

It's time to celebrate Jeep style! The 25th Anniversary of Jeeptoberfest is here! One of the largest Jeep Only events ...

  • 8:00 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

Florida Color Horse Club Spooktacular Colors Show

Save the Date for our Final Show of the Year! Barn Party Saturday Night - To have an End Cap, ...

Kanapaha Botantical Orchid Show

Each October, Kanapaha Botanical Gardens holds an Open House & Fall Plant Sale, in conjunction with the Gainesville Orchid Society, ...

Fall Festival at Amber Brooke Farms (formerly Red White and Blues Farm)

Amber Brooke Farms in Williston is happy to welcome you to our 2nd Annual Fall Festival! Come and enjoy all ...

  • 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Amber Brooke Farms (formerly Red White and Blues Farm) 3250 NE 140th Ave, Williston, FL 32696
  • Cost: $15 (Kids 2 yrs & under – Free!) Fall Festival Season Pass for only $35/person. The season pass is good for one entry per person each day of our Fall Festival.
  • Website: amberbrookefarms.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale

Largest Book Sale of its kind in Florida - More than 500,000 books, records, games, CDs, DVDs, audio, paintings, posters, ...

  • 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: 430-B North Main Street, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free admission
  • Website: www.folacld.org
  • Category: Other

Play Tennis Gainesville Red Ball Clinic

The first stage of our youth tennis program is Red Ball. Ages include 8 and under. In this stage, participants ...

Play Tennis Gainesville Green Ball Clinic

The third stage of our youth tennis program is Green Ball. Ages include 12 and under. This stage is played ...

Paranormal Poe

Join us for the first ever Paranormal Poe Experience 2022 By day everything appears normal but when darkness falls upon the ...

NAMI Family Support Group

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

Bouncers Costume Party and Trick or Treating

Costume Party, Games and Trick or Treating! Best suited for ages 0-10 years old.

Smart Start at Zion: Music and Movement

Smart Start Fall Session Begins September 20, 2022 10 am Music and Movement 11 am Amigos

Chalk the Walk at Depot Park

Chalk the Walk is a FREE program designed for children ages 2-5 (accompanied by an adult) to provide an opportunity ...

Alachua County Library: Baby Time at Headquarters Branch

Join us for a story time filled with rhymes, songs, bounces and more geared for babies and their caregivers. Babies will ...

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 ...

Sweetwater Wetlands Park Wednesday Bird Walks

Wednesday Bird Walks at the Wetlands are back! Join us every Wednesday at 8:30 am at the restroom pavilion between ...

  • 8:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Sweetwater Wetlands Park, 325 SW Williston Road, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: Free with park admission ($5/vehicle, $2 for pedestrians, vans and bikes).
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Tours/Informational

O2BKids Homeschool Wednesday Program

Homeschool Wednesdays are back! The homeschool program is FREE to O2B Kids Family Members. They will enjoy meet-ups with other members ...

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 ...

Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale

Largest Book Sale of its kind in Florida - More than 500,000 books, records, games, CDs, DVDs, audio, paintings, posters, ...

  • 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: 430-B North Main Street, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free admission
  • Website: www.folacld.org
  • Category: Other

Cade Museum Little Sparks- Thursdays

Little Sparks is a fun and interactive program that introduces littles (ages 0-5) to science concepts through music, dancing, crafting, ...

Alachua County Library: Baby Time at Millhopper Branch

Join us for rhymes, songs, bounces and more geared for babies and their caregivers. This program will be held on ...

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 ...

Alachua County Library Story Time - Newberry Branch

Stories and music for children and their caretakers, plus you'll learn a sign or two. Registration is required at least 12 ...

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Headquarters Library

Join us to sing, dance, and make music during our Music and Movement program. Sing songs, dance and move, and play ...

IHOPoween at IHOP Gainesville

Come celebrate Halloween with us! Wear a costume and you will receive a FREE scary short stack with the purchase ...

  • 12:00 am - 11:55 pm
  • Location: IHOP Gainesville 3703 SW 13th St, Gainesville, FL, 32608
  • Cost: FREE scary short stack with the purchase of any meal and costume
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Holiday Events

Sun Country Stay and Play 2.0

Sun Country is excited to announce Stay and Play 2.0! Every Friday morning you can end your week by enjoying ...

Play Tennis Gainesville Homeschool Tennis 4 Recess Clinic

The Tennis 4 Recess Clinic is a morning tennis opportunity designed for all players the ages 8+. We invite all ...

Fall Festival at Amber Brooke Farms (formerly Red White and Blues Farm)

Amber Brooke Farms in Williston is happy to welcome you to our 2nd Annual Fall Festival! Come and enjoy all ...

  • 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Amber Brooke Farms (formerly Red White and Blues Farm) 3250 NE 140th Ave, Williston, FL 32696
  • Cost: $15 (Kids 2 yrs & under – Free!) Fall Festival Season Pass for only $35/person. The season pass is good for one entry per person each day of our Fall Festival.
  • Website: amberbrookefarms.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Depot Park parkrun

A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate – it's up to you! ...

Depot Park parkrun Costume Party

Join us for a spooktacular parkrun or parkwalk! Let’s try to break last year’s record shenanigans with everyone decked out for ...

High Springs First United Methodist Church: Fall Flea Market and Trunk-or-Treat

Shopping and Trunk-or-Treat information Thank you for your interest in our Fall Flea Market and Trunk-or-Treat event! Here are a few details: - ...

Flatwoods 5K at UF/IFAS Austin Cary Forest

The Flatwood 5K returns in 2022. The Flatwoods 5K is run just after sunrise on a natural, scenic lime rock ...

  • 8:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: UF/IFAS Austin Cary Forest 10625 NE Waldo Rd, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: Early registration is free but donations are encouraged & accepted
  • Website: runsignup.com
  • Category: Races/Walks/Runs

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 Mini Sessions - October

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

Micanopy Fall Festival

Micanopy Florida is a scenic location for a fall arts and crafts festival. Micanopy is the town that time forgot. ...

Fall Festival at Amber Brooke Farms (formerly Red White and Blues Farm)

Amber Brooke Farms in Williston is happy to welcome you to our 2nd Annual Fall Festival! Come and enjoy all ...

  • 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Amber Brooke Farms (formerly Red White and Blues Farm) 3250 NE 140th Ave, Williston, FL 32696
  • Cost: $15 (Kids 2 yrs & under – Free!) Fall Festival Season Pass for only $35/person. The season pass is good for one entry per person each day of our Fall Festival.
  • Website: amberbrookefarms.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Mayhem Ranch Fall Festival

Come join us for our annual Fall Festival. Every Saturday and Sunday from 11 am- 5 pm from September 24 ...

  • 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 17830 SE 40th St., Morriston, FL, 32668
  • Cost: $12 online and $15 at the gate | Children under 2 FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Branford Farm Stand Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze

Pumpkin patch and crop maze plus the farm stand has authentic Mexican food, desserts and milkshakes!

  • 11:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Location: 27687 US-129, Branford, FL, 32008
  • Cost: Admission to the crop maze is $5. Admission to the patch is FREE, but we ask that you buy a pumpkin on your way out.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Trick or Treating at Buy A Pumpkin Feed A Child

We will have candy for all trick or treaters that are coming and visiting us on Halloween from 1:00 pm-8:00 ...

Charter Senior Living Halloween Trunk or Treat

Get an early start on your Halloween Day festivities! Come join us at Charter Senior Living at 2 pm for ...

UF Baseball Scrimmages

The Florida baseball team has four intrasquad scrimmages scheduled for this week ahead of Sunday's 1 p.m. exhibition doubleheader against ...

  • 3:00 pm
  • Location: Condron Family Ballpark, University of Florida, 2800 Citrus Rd, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: floridagators.com
  • Category: Sporting Events

Alachua County Library: Spooktacular Fun at the Library at Hawthorne Branch

Come have a hauntingly good time with our spooky games and more. Wear your costume, if you would like to, ...