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Steinhatchee Fiddler Crab Festival

As many as 10,000 people enjoy the annual Steinhatchee Fiddler Crab Festival in Steinhatchee. Festival goers enjoy three days of ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 1013 Riverside Dr SE, Steinhatchee, FL 32359
  • Cost: $5, children 16 and under are free
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  • Category: Family Fun

Cinema Verde Environmental Film and Arts Festival

The Annual Cinema Verde Annual Environmental Film and Arts Festival has something for everyone. The goal of this 4-day Festival ...

Depot Park parkrun

All ages and abilities are welcome! Join us for Depot Park parkrun's free weekly 5k to run, jog, walk, or ...

Aikido for Kids and Teens

Join us at Aikido of Gainesville, Inc. on Saturday for free Kids and Teens Aikido! Whats the catch? None, it's ...

Five Points Kids Marathon Gainesville

Kids, Kindergarten through 8th grade, run or walk 25 miles prior to race day and record each mile on the ...

  • 9:00 am 
  • Location: Celebration Pointe, 3528 SW 45 St, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: Registration is FREE before February 15. A fee $10 will be charged day of race
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  • Category: Races, Walks, 5Ks

Love for Life Event at Red White and Blues Farm

Free event! Bring the family! Live Music and Performers - On Stage and in our Vendor Area. Food Trucks, Face Painting Tonya, ...

  • 9:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Red White & Blues Farm, 3250 NE 140th Avenue, Williston, Florida 32696
  • Cost: free, $5 parking (prepurchase VIP tickets, free parking)
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  • Category: Family Fun, Shows & Concerts, Free

Olustee Festival

Please come and enjoy the 42nd Annual Olustee Festival. The Festival is open on Friday and Saturday at 9 a.m. The ...

  • 9:00 am -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: Wilson Park on Lake Desoto, Lake City, FL
  • Cost: free Festival, Battle Reenactment is $10/adult, $5/child, (Free for kids 5 and under)
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  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Summit Series Bracket Race

The 2020 Summit ET Series at Gainesville Raceway will feature 6 classes of racing, including Super Pro, Pro, Sportsman, Super ...

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, crafts, movies, gaming, and ...

Ninja Jam Third Saturday at Sun Country

Ninja Jam is the perfect option for your child if you don’t want to commit to regularly scheduled class or ...

Saturday Tot Time with Ponies

"Tot Time" is a "mommy and me" style activity for children 18 months to 6 years of age! Children will ...

Depot Park Science Fair

This event is a part of the UN Women and girls in science week celebrations! This event is open to ...

  • 10:00 am -  1:00 pm 
  • Location: Depot Park, 874 S.E. 4th Street, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free, open to everyone
  • Website:
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Gainesville VegFest

Gainesville VegFest is presented by North Florida Veg Events, Inc. and is a celebration of a healthy, sustainable and compassionate ...

Historic Haile Homestead Saturday Tours

The Historic Haile Homestead is unique in the Nation for its "Talking Walls."  For a reason lost to time, the Haile ...

Michaels Kids Club

Join us for 30 minute projects designed for little makers. Let your kids explore their creativity every Saturday while you ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Michaels, 3644 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville FL 32608
  • Cost: $3 per project, ages 3+, supplies included.
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  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Saturday Storytime at 4th Ave Food Park

Come join us every Saturday in the 4th Ave Food Park at 10AM for Story Time! Relax outdoors and let ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: 4th Ave Food Park, 409 SW 4th Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website:
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Skate Station Funworks Roller Skating Lessons

You are never too young or old to Learn to Skate! Skate Station Funworks offers a skating lesson program on ...

Sunshine State Babywearing Weekend Meeting

Sunshine State Babywearing, Inc. is a public charity whose mission is to provide babywearing education and support to caregivers in ...

Women/Girls In Science Celebration at the Florida Museum

Celebrate 'International Women and Girls in Science Day' with hands-on activities and experiments during this FREE program open to everyone! In ...

  • 10:00 am -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Florida Museum of Natural History, 3215 Hull Road Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: free, open to everyone
  • Website:
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Cade Museum Little Sparks Saturday Preschool Program

Introduce your preschooler to STEAM learning through hands-on, educational activities! Topics will change each week.

27th Birthday Bash at Gainesville Harley-Davidson

As a part of our month long Celebration Extravaganza we ask that you help us celebrate on our actual birthday! ...

  • 11:00 am -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Gainesville Harley-Davidson 4125 NW 97th Blvd, Gainesville, Florida 32606
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website:
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Headquarters Library Sensory Storytime

Join us for a special storytime created in cooperation with the Center for Autism Related Disorders (CARD) This storytime will ...

Mill Creek Farm Retirement Home for Horses

Bring a bag (or bags) of carrots to feed the horses on Saturdays! The Retirement Home for Horses provides lifetime ...

Sun Country Splash Jam - Saturdays

Ages 3 and up are welcome to join us at Splash Jam for extra time in the pool! Splash Jam is ...

Community Capoeira at Bo Diddley Plaza

Every Saturday, join us at BDP for a free Capoeira class! Capoeira is a type of Brazilian Martial Arts that ...

Oaks Mall Carnival

This family-friendly annual event features midway rides for all ages from whimsical kiddie rides to state-of-the-art thrill rides, carnival games ...

  • 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm 
  • Location: The Oaks Mall, 6419 W. Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: Free admission. Ride cost varies.
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  • Category: Family Fun

Pints and Predators

Join Wild Birds Unlimited and First Magnitude Brewing Co. as we host the 6th Annual Pints and Predators educational festival ...

  • 12:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: First Magnitude Brewing Co., 1220 SE Veitch Street, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $10-$20 suggested donation
  • Website:
  • Category: Family Fun

Rage Fair at Magnolia Park

Come join the Rage of Gainesville at One Love Cafe in Magnolia Park! We'll be bringing our tactical laser tag games ...

Haile Equestrian Center Open House

Join us for a fun-filled afternoon at Haile Equestrian Center. There will be free pony rides for kids and free ...

Harn Museum Family Day: Creating with Light

Uncover the power of the sun! Take a tour of the museum and learn about the impact of light in ...

  • 1:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Harn Museum of Art, 3259 Hull Road, Gainesville, 32611
  • Cost: free
  • Website:
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Momentum Dance Arts Competition Showcase at Oak Hall

Our 2nd annual Competition Showcase will feature our MDA Competition Team. This year's showcase will be held at Oak Hall ...

Painting with a Twist: Llama Love

Recommended age is 6 and up to work independently on their canvas, but all children are welcome! Children under 12 ...

Paw Patrol at Bass Pro Shops

Our Paw Patrol friends Skye and Marshall are coming to town along with Charlie Evans! Charlie is a professional angler ...

M2 Battle Sports Newberry Open Play Saturdays

Join us for the ultimate game. M2 Battlesports is an outdoor tactical laser tag game. M2 Battlesports has weapons with ...

Corks and Colors: All Ages Sweet Elephant

Perfect for kids or adults with any level of experience! Canvas options are 12x16in ($20) or 16x20in ($30).

  • 3:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: 3415 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: $20-30
  • Website:
  • Category: Classes

Kika Silva Pla Planetarium Kids Matinee

The Kika Silva Pla Planetarium offers a kids matinee most Saturdays. Check the website for updated schedule and show information.

Florida Community Chorus Invitational Choral Festival

Please join us in welcoming four outstanding community choruses from around the state to for an afternoon of music in ...

Hillary Cowart the Magic Man at Conestogas

Join Hillary Cowart at Conestogas in Alachua every Friday and Saturday night for magic and balloons.

Eastside High School Drama presents Xanadu

A Greek muse inspires love, laughter and the world's first roller disco in this 1980s glitter explosion! All local high school ...

  • 7:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: Eastside High School Auditorium, 1201 Southeast 43rd Street, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: General Admission $10 Tickets will be sold at the door.
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  • Category: Shows & Concerts

St. Valentine's Dance at Holy Trinity Episcopal CHurch

There will be a St. Valentine's Dance on February 15 at 7:00 pm in the Parish Hall. All ages and ...

  • 7:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 100 NE 1st St, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: $5 donation
  • Website:
  • Category: Family Fun

Grease at Gainesville Community Playhouse

Here is Rydell High’s senior class of 1959: duck-tailed, hot-rodding “Burger Palace Boys” and their gum-snapping, hip-shaking “Pink Ladies” in ...

  • 8:00 pm 
  • Location: Gainesville Community Playhouse, 4039 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, Florida 32605
  • Cost: Adults $23, Seniors $19, Students $12
  • Website:
  • Category: Shows & Concerts