Get ready for a fun-filled weekend because there are so many things to do in Gainesville it will be hard to choose just which events you should head to! You can spend the weekend listening to some live music, running a 5k, or enjoying a cheese & chocolate festival. There really is nothing better than a jam-packed weekend of fun and this list of events in Gainesville will have something for everyone to enjoy! 

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Karaoke DJ Tim at Lilly’s on the Lake

Karaoke DJ Tim at Lilly’s on the Lake

on Thursday, 6 Feb, 5:00 PM
at Lilly's on the Lake
846 W. Osceola St. Clermont, FL 34711, Clermont, FL 34711

Karaoke DJ Tim at Lilly’s on the Lake Enjoy the best Karaoke in the town, by DJ Tim Our lake front deck is the perfect setting for an amazing night of Karaoke Karaoke is every Tuesday and Thursday 5 pm-9 pm

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Oaks Mall Carnival

Oaks Mall Carnival

on Thursday, 6 Feb, 5:00 PM
at The Oaks Mall
6419 West Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL 32605

This family-friendly annual event features midway rides for all ages from kiddie rides to thrill rides, carnival games and favorite fair food. Free parking and admission. See website for discounted ride wristbands and coupon savings on rides and food.

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Durand Jones & the Indications with Y La Bamba / The Savants of Soul

Durand Jones & the Indications with Y La Bamba / The Savants of Soul

on Thursday, 6 Feb, 8:30 PM
at HIGH DIVE
210 SW 2nd Ave, Ste A, Gainesville, FL 32609

Durand Jones & the Indications at High Dive THURSDAY 2/6 with special guests Y La Bamba and local favorites The Savants of Soul!

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Little Sparks (ages 0-4)

Little Sparks (ages 0-4)

on Friday, 7 Feb, 10:15 AM
at The Cade Museum
811 S Main St, Gainesville, FL 32601

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

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2020 Ocala Tractor Pull

2020 Ocala Tractor Pull

on Friday, 7 Feb, 3:00 PM
at Southeastern Livestock Pavilion - Marion County, FL
2200 NE Jacksonville Rd, Ocala, FL 34470

4th Annual 2020 Ocala Tractor Pull. Family friendly event on Friday & Saturday night.

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Richard Lafrate is at Lilly's on the Lake

Richard Lafrate is at Lilly's on the Lake

on Friday, 7 Feb, 5:00 PM
at Lilly’s on the Lake
846 W Osceola St, Clermont, FL 34711

Richard Lafrate is at Lilly's on the Lake We are so excited to have Richard Lafrate play for us at Lilly’s, an amazing musician, and always puts on a great show. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXxDH6-WROTqo3YcRavaM_A

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GrowTwogether Music Festival 2020

GrowTwogether Music Festival 2020

on Friday, 7 Feb, 6:00 PM
at The Depot Event Space
201 SE Depot Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32601

The GrowTwogether Music Festival 2020 is an immersive sound therapy, massage therapy, food, arts, and music festival centered around Ayurveda and overall psychological, and physiological, well-being.

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Almost ABBA - The #1 Tribute to ABBA!

Almost ABBA - The #1 Tribute to ABBA!

on Friday, 7 Feb, 7:30 PM
at Reilly Arts Center
500 NE 9th St, Ocala, FL 34470

This shows sells out fast! Get your tickets now to see Almost ABBA - The # 1 Tribute to ABBA! This costumed, choreographed show recreates the magic of the Swedish super group ABBA with sound-a-like harmonies and top notch musicianship.

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Ocala Downtown Market

Ocala Downtown Market

on Saturday, 8 Feb, 9:00 AM
at Ocala Downtown Market
Corner of SE 3rd Street and SE 3rd Avenue, Ocala, FL 34471

The Ocala Downtown Market (ODM) is the place where a diverse array of farmers, artisans, craftspeople, and food trucks come together to sell their products to customers from Ocala, Marion County, and beyond.

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Chocolate & Cheese Festival

Chocolate & Cheese Festival

on Saturday, 8 Feb, 10:00 AM
at Kings Bay Park
268 Northwest 3rd Street, Crystal River, FL 34428

Chocolate & Cheese Festival - CHOCOLATE AND CHEESE!!!!

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The Lynn Gibson Project at Lilly's on the Lake!

The Lynn Gibson Project at Lilly's on the Lake!

on Saturday, 8 Feb, 12:00 PM
at Lilly’s on the Lake
846 W Osceola St, Clermont, FL 34711

We are so excited to have The Lynn Gibson Project back at Lilly's on the Lake! This time presenting as a duo! Don't miss the show of this amazing band! From - 12pm - 4pm https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4GUymScuOUMEaL9PZKI6Aw

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Swamp Fest 2020

Swamp Fest 2020

on Saturday, 8 Feb, 1:00 PM
at Swamp Head Brewery
3650 SW 42nd AVE, Gainesville, FL 32608

Gainesville: You've been so good to us. Through two locations, hundreds of wonderful beers together, and so much more. Our 12-year anniversary is here, and we wanted to build something bigger than us, for all of Gainesville.

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Off White Betties at Lilly's on the Lake

Off White Betties at Lilly's on the Lake

on Saturday, 8 Feb, 5:00 PM
at Lilly’s on the Lake
846 W Osceola St, Clermont, FL 34711

Off White Betties at Lilly's on the Lake Just a great, fun with Off White Betties. Come, have some quality time with friends. Amazing musicians Live on Saturday 5 PM to 9 PM https://youtu.be/1o1mW7yFbvg www.offwhitebetties.com

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Anti-Valentines Day Party

Anti-Valentines Day Party

on Saturday, 8 Feb, 6:00 PM
at Picasso's Palette
106 SW 17th St, Ocala, FL 34471

In February it seems like you can't go to a single store without mushy gushy Valentines EVERYWHERE.

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Miracles in Color 5K

Miracles in Color 5K

on Sunday, 9 Feb, 8:00 AM
at Flavet Field
2307 Woodlawn Dr, Gainesville, FL 32608

Come one, come all to our Miracles in Color 5K benefiting UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital!

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Groove Infusion at Lilly's on the Lake!

Groove Infusion at Lilly's on the Lake!

on Sunday, 9 Feb, 1:00 PM
at Lilly’s on the Lake
846 W Osceola St, Clermont, FL 34711

We are proud to have Groove Infusion at Lilly's on the Lake! We assure you we have the best food in Clermont and our location is what you need for a perfect weekend! Be sure to arrive early to grab your seat! Sunday, 1pm - 5 pm https://www.instagram.com

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