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
The Oaks Mall Carnival
at The Oaks Mall
Enjoy family fun with exciting rides and games for all ages and a variety of tasty fair food. Free parking and admission. Visit DreamlandAmusements.com for coupon savings on rides and food.
Intro to Wine Class
at Auk Market Find Tickets
Learn how to taste like a pro in our intro to wine class!
Vienna Boys Choir
at The Sharon L. Morse Performing Arts Center Find Tickets
Vienna Boys Choir February 18th, 2019 Show Time: 7pm
Musical Theatre Kids
A fun 7-week workshop where kids will stand in the SPOTLIGHT with roles chosen specifically for them. Young artists will learn the basics of acting, character development, creative expression, script interpretation, Improvisation & more while rehearsing DISNEY’S JUNGLE
Movie Night in the Park
at Basketball Cop Foundation
On Feb 22nd 5pm-9pm, the Basketball Cop Foundation and the Alachua County Sheriff will be playing Incredibles 2 on the big outdoor screen at Lois Forte Park in Newberry FL.
Friday Night Lights
at Liv Athletic Find Tickets
LIV Athletic does the CrossFit Open as Friday Night Lights! Join us for 5 weeks of fun and fitness. Think of the Open as the first step in qualifying for the CrossFit Games.
at Constans Theatre
The venue is located on McCarty Drive, and is adjacent to the J. Wayne Reitz Union. Constans Theatre is a sub-venue of the Nadine McGuire Pavilion and Dance Pavilion, and is part of the School of Theatre and Dance.
Gainesville Mini Maker Faire 2019
at Catalyst Building Find Tickets
Experience the world-renowned CELEBRATION OF INVENTION, CREATIVITY & CURIOSITY Immerse yourself in Maker culture with endless exhibits, a performance stage, big art and spectacle, hands-on making and learning
Heartwood Music Fest 2019
at Heartwood Soundstage
Heartwood music festival is a celebration of the incredibly diverse talent in our community. Featuring two stages of music, food trucks, craft beer and fun activities for all ages.
Heartwood Music Festival
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