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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

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Step by Step College Prep and Adult Education Seminar

A college prep seminar highlighting the tools needed for postsecondary education, vocational training, military, and adult education. • Financial Planning • Goal ...

Kika Silva Pla Planetarium Show: Florida Skies (Summer)

Join James Albury, former co-host of the PBS TV Show “Star Gazers” as he takes you on a personally guided ...

  • 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Kika Silva Pla Planetarium at Santa Fe College 3000 NW 83rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $7.19 for Adults (13-59), $6.17 for Children (4-12), Seniors (60+), UF Affiliates, Military and First Responders
  • Website: www.showpass.com
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Parent and Family Engagement Workshop

Parents and families of 6th – 12th graders in Alachua and Bradford counties are invited to attend one of two ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: July 30 event is on SF's Northwest Campus | Aug. 6 event will be held at SF's Blount Hall
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.sfcollege.edu
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Kanapaha Botanical Gardens Guided Tour

Kanapaha is offering a guided tour on the first Saturday of every month starting at 10:00am. We ask that those ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 4700 S.W. 58th Drive, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: Adults: $10 Children (ages 5-13): $5 Children under 5: Free (when accompanied by parent). Free for Members. Group rates available for tours.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Historic Haile Homestead Tour

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

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.

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Devil’s Millhopper Geological State Park 4732 Millhopper Road Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: Event is free with paid park entry: $4 per vehicle. $2 pedestrian or bicyclist.
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Carson Springs Wildlife Walk or Ride Saturday Morning Tours

Walk or ride the tour. Great, outdoor fun for the whole family, guided by professional zoologists. Witness big cat feeding ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 8528 East County Road, 225. Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: Walking Tour: Adults $25 | Ages 2-11 are $10 | Under FREE | Motorized Vehicles: $45 (See website for limitations)
  • Website: www.carsonspringswildlife.org
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Historic Haile Homestead Tour

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

Alachua County Public Schools: Empowerment Summit

Families are invited to the Empowerment Summit set for August 8 at Trinity United Methodist Church. Sponsored by Florida Credit ...

Kika Silva Pla Planetarium Show: Florida Skies (Summer)

Join James Albury, former co-host of the PBS TV Show “Star Gazers” as he takes you on a personally guided ...

  • 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Kika Silva Pla Planetarium at Santa Fe College 3000 NW 83rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $7.19 for Adults (13-59), $6.17 for Children (4-12), Seniors (60+), UF Affiliates, Military and First Responders
  • Website: www.showpass.com
  • Category: Tours/Informational

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

Williston School of Dance Registration Event

Please join us for our annual registration event. We train dancers in ballet, modern, jazz, tap, and hip hop. We are ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Williston School of Dance 153 NW 6th Street, in Williston, FL 32696
  • Cost: Registration fee $50/student
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Historic Haile Homestead Tour

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

Carson Springs Wildlife Walk or Ride Saturday Morning Tours

Walk or ride the tour. Great, outdoor fun for the whole family, guided by professional zoologists. Witness big cat feeding ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 8528 East County Road, 225. Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: Walking Tour: Adults $25 | Ages 2-11 are $10 | Under FREE | Motorized Vehicles: $45 (See website for limitations)
  • Website: www.carsonspringswildlife.org
  • Category: Tours/Informational

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.

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Devil’s Millhopper Geological State Park 4732 Millhopper Road Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: Event is free with paid park entry: $4 per vehicle. $2 pedestrian or bicyclist.
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Historic Haile Homestead Tour

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

Cameron Dancenter NW Open House

We are so excited for our new season of classes starting next month! Come celebrate a new year of dance ...

  • 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Dancenter NW Studio, Ridgeway Village, 5003 NW 34th Blvd. Suite 120, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Prairie's Edge Forest School Open House

We are a newly formed nature immersion program located in Gainesville, FL. Our program is designed for children ages 3-4 ...

Cameron Dancenter SW Open House

We are so excited for our new season of classes starting next month! Come celebrate a new year of dance ...

Kika Silva Pla Planetarium Show: Florida Skies (Summer)

Join James Albury, former co-host of the PBS TV Show “Star Gazers” as he takes you on a personally guided ...

  • 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Kika Silva Pla Planetarium at Santa Fe College 3000 NW 83rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $7.19 for Adults (13-59), $6.17 for Children (4-12), Seniors (60+), UF Affiliates, Military and First Responders
  • Website: www.showpass.com
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Carson Springs Wildlife Walk or Ride Saturday Morning Tours

Walk or ride the tour. Great, outdoor fun for the whole family, guided by professional zoologists. Witness big cat feeding ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 8528 East County Road, 225. Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: Walking Tour: Adults $25 | Ages 2-11 are $10 | Under FREE | Motorized Vehicles: $45 (See website for limitations)
  • Website: www.carsonspringswildlife.org
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Historic Haile Homestead Tour

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

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.

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Devil’s Millhopper Geological State Park 4732 Millhopper Road Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: Event is free with paid park entry: $4 per vehicle. $2 pedestrian or bicyclist.
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Cupcakes and Conversations: College Discoveries

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

Prairie's Edge Forest School Open House

We are a newly formed nature immersion program located in Gainesville, FL. Our program is designed for children ages 3-4 ...

Historic Haile Homestead Tour

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

Cupcakes and Conversations: College Discoveries

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

HoneyBee Pediatrics Ribbon Cutting

Join us for the ribbon cutting of Honeybee Pediatrics! At Honeybee Pediatrics, they believe that the relationship between a family and ...

Artwalk Gainesville

Celebrating 30 Years of Artwalk Gainesville Artwalk Gainesville is a self-guided art experience of local galleries, artist studios, and cultural events ...

Historic Haile Homestead Tour

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

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.

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Devil’s Millhopper Geological State Park 4732 Millhopper Road Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: Event is free with paid park entry: $4 per vehicle. $2 pedestrian or bicyclist.
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Carson Springs Wildlife Walk or Ride Saturday Morning Tours

Walk or ride the tour. Great, outdoor fun for the whole family, guided by professional zoologists. Witness big cat feeding ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 8528 East County Road, 225. Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: Walking Tour: Adults $25 | Ages 2-11 are $10 | Under FREE | Motorized Vehicles: $45 (See website for limitations)
  • Website: www.carsonspringswildlife.org
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Historic Haile Homestead Tour

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

Breastfeeding: The Sweetness

Please join us in a celebration of National Breastfeeding Month. Have your questions answered, feast on delicious desserts from Nothing ...

Alachua County 4-H Open House

Come learn about our 4-H community clubs in Alachua County for youth ages 5-18 at our free open house event! Projects ...