Gainesville is home to the University of Florida and this college-town is full of nature and culture. The city offers over 30 miles of biking and hiking trails and has seven area Florida State Parks close by. Floating down the spring-fed river at Ichetucknee Springs State Park is a can't miss Gainesville tradition. Downtown Gainesville is home to some of the best local home grown restaurants and window shopping. There is lots of college town fun, inexpensive things to do and a relaxed outdoor adventures. You'll also find local breweries and local plays and events at the Hippodrome State Theatre.
Events in Gainesville
Tree Fest 2020
at Swamp Head Brewery
We would like you to help us plant some trees.
at Big Top Brewing Company
Because Tuesdays are just better with tacos and beer!
Aspiring Innkeepers Workshop
at Hampton Lake Bed & Breakfast
The Florida Inns Chapter of the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association in partnership with Hospitality Inns for Sales invite you to join us for an Aspiring Innkeeper Workshop.
Postponed - WestFest Music Festival
at Thee Mine
Sister Hazel | Laser Light Show | Beer & Wine Gardens | Food Trucks | Fun for the Kids | 6 Great Bands | Free Admission
Picture Perfect Photography Workshop
at Florida Museum of Natural History
Snap the picture of a lifetime in the Florida Museum’s Butterfly Rainforest, featuring more than 50 different species at any given time. During this special event, use your tripod and other photographic equipment not usually permitted inside the exhibit!
The Big Glow Silent Retreat
at The Gainesville Retreat Center
For Thousands of Years - Artists, Visionaries & Spiritual Seekers have gone into Silent Retreats to recharge with Source Energy, Reclaim their Power & Voice and Embody their Purpose. Now, you can do the same…
GCM Food Fest - Gainesville
at Celebration Pointe
Come enjoy great food from over 50 of Gainesville's restaurants all in one location. The 7th Semi Annual GCM Food Fest will take place on Thursday, April 23rd from 5pm - 9pm.
WUFT Presents - A Music Festival - Celebration of Music with Ethan Bortnick
at Heartwood Soundstage
WUFT presents a Local Music Festival. Join, International superstar, Ethan Bortnick, as he presents some of Gainesville's most incredible musicians. Spend the day listening to all genres of music and at the end of the evening, you will enjoy the incredible music of Etha
2020 Hogtown Craft Beer Festival
Over 300 craft beer, mead, and ciders will be available from local, regional and national breweries for you to sample!
Gainesville Kids & Maternity MEGA Sales Event Spring 2020
at Easton-Newberry Sports Complex
Did you LOVE our Fall Event? GRAB YOUR FREE ADMISSION PASS NOW for Spring! April 30-May 3rd EASTON-NEWBERRY SPORTS COMPLEX