Events

Things to do in Gainesville?  Here’s a great place to check for upcoming events in Gainesville Florida and surrounding communities in beautiful Alachua County Florida!

Family Fun, Cultural Events, Art Festivals, Seafood Festivals, University of Florida Sports, NHRA Drag Races, Performing Arts, The Hipp State Theatre, Music, Gatorback Motorcross, Art Shows, Spring Festivals and more.

You won’t be bored in Gainesville!

It’s a Great Place to Live, Work and Play!

Fall Book Sale Starts Saturday – Friends of the Library 2014

Fall Book Sale Starts Saturday – Friends of the Library 2014

The Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale starts Saturday Oct 24th and runs through Wed.  This marks the 60th Anniversary of the Sale! This is another great fall event in Beautiful Gainesville!  If you’ve never been to this book sale, make sure you go check it out.   Lots of treasures to find and all…

2014 Fall Festival Calendar for Gainesville & Surrounding Communities

2014 Fall Festival Calendar for Gainesville & Surrounding Communities

It’s 2014 Fall Festival time !!   Here’s the list of all our Gainesvile area FALL FESTIVALS for 2014 So mark your calendars with all of these great events &  THINGS TO DO in and around  beautiful GAINESVILLE, FL.  Here is  a list of the WHEN, WHERE, and WHAT on most of them and put them in a blog post for…

Where To Find Fireworks in the Gainesville Area

Where To Find Fireworks in the Gainesville Area

Here’s our list of Where to Find the Fireworks displays in the Gainesville area for the upcoming 4th of July Holiday Weekend.   Just in case you missed the list in the newspaper or local TV news stations, we thought we’d put a post up with the details. FANFARE & FIREWORKS – JULY 3rd Our…

Hurricane Supply Tax-Free Week in Florida

Hurricane Supply Tax-Free Week in Florida

Today is the start of Sales Tax Free week on Hurricane Preparedness Items in Florida because tomorrow (JUNE 1st) is the first day of Hurricane Season – are you ready? 2014 Tax Free Holiday on Hurricane Items begins at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, May 31, and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, June 8. Hurricane…

ShandsCair Open House at Helicopter Hanger Tomorrow!

ShandsCair Open House at Helicopter Hanger Tomorrow!

You have to admit this is VERY cool !   ShandsCair has a brand new helicopter! Bring your family to see the newest addition to the ShandsCair Fleet Come to see SHANDSCAIR celebrate the arrival of the largest, fastest and most advanced civilian aeromedical helicopter in the Southeast. Come to the ShandsCair hangar and take…

5th Annual Taste of Gainesville

5th Annual Taste of Gainesville

Looking for something FUN to do in Gainesville?  Don’t miss this annual event that benefits Tyler’s Hope, The Child Advocacy Center, and The Pace Center for Girls. Save the Date and make plans to attend on Sunday, June 1st for the 5th Annual Taste of Gainesville Event from 5:00pm-9:00pm at UF Hilton Conference Center. Enjoy…

Spring Parade of Homes – Gainesville 2014

Spring Parade of Homes – Gainesville 2014

Here’s another sign of the beginning of Gainesville’s home buyers’ season:  The BANCF Spring Parade of Homes.   It all starts this weekend!  It’s FREE, and is open to the public on April 5th & 6th, and then again the following weekend of April 12th & 13th.  The hours are 10am – 6pm each day….

Spring Garden Festival at Kanapaha This Weekend

Spring Garden Festival at Kanapaha This Weekend

It’s Spring Time in Gainesville!  Our Spring Garden Festival is an annual Event at the Kanapaha Botanical Gardens:  4700 SW 58th Drive, Gainesville, FL 32608 This is Gainesville’s premier horticultural event. The Spring Garden Festival features about 200 booths offering plants, landscape displays, garden accessories, arts and crafts, educational exhibits and, of course, foods. Also featured are…

45th Annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals

45th Annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals

The Gatornationals starts today!  This historic Gainesville event each year in March brings the NHRA Drag Racers and fans to Gainesville. This is the traditional East Coast opener and the season’s first of 16 events for Pro Stock Motorcycle riders and first of 10 for Pro Mod racers, this event is one of the sport’s…

Home & Garden Show This Weekend

Home & Garden Show This Weekend

We’ve got a great weekend ahead in Gainesville!  This weekend will be the 15th Annual North Central Florida Home & Garden Show at the UF O’Connell Center. The show will feature products and services related to home improvement, landscaping, remodeling, decorating, home sales and much more! In addition to the many home and garden exhibits,…