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!

18th Annual Poinsettia Sale at UF

18th Annual Poinsettia Sale at UF

Here’s another great annual Holiday Event in Gainesville!  The 18th Annual Poinsettia Sale & Fundraiser at the University of Florida located at the Fifield Hall greenhouses on Hull Road. WHEN:  Thursday – December 11, 2014  8:00 am to 5:30 pm AND Friday December 12, 2014 8:00am to 3:00pm The Environmental Horticulture Club’s 18th Annual Poinsettia Fundraiser…

GACAR Toy Drive 2015

GACAR Toy Drive 2015

The Gainesville-Alachua County Association of Realtors (GACAR) is having their 3rd Annual TOY DRIVE.  We are all planning to help the kids at the Children’s Home Society (CHS) have a happy holiday. The GACAR YPN has organized a way for you to SPONSOR A CHILD THIS HOLIDAY SEASON. This is our third annual Toy drive and…

25th Annual Pond Lighting at North Florida Regional

25th Annual Pond Lighting at North Florida Regional

This Friday, December 5th is the 25th Annual Pond Lighting Event at North Florida Regional Medical Center! Bring the whole family this Friday, December 5th from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at NFRMC’s Duck Pond. Back by popular demand to entertain us this year — the award-winning Buchholz Jazz Band! Led by Director Dave Becker.  Also…

Craft Festival 2014 at The O’Connell Center

Craft Festival 2014 at The O’Connell Center

Here’s another annual event in Gainesville!  The Craft Festival 2014 at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center in Gainesville is this weekend. Saturday November 29th from 10:00am to 6:00pm Sunday November 20th from 10:00am to 5:00pm General Admission is $ 4.00 and Parking is FREE It’s a great way to find one-of-a-kind gifts for the loved…

GatorBack Cycle Park Annual Event

GatorBack Cycle Park Annual Event

The 2014 Thor Winter Olympics event is underway all week at GatorBack.  This is an annual week long event for this year marks the 43rd Year of Thor Winter Olympics for premier and amateur Supercross and Motorcross.  This has been a November event ever since I moved to Gainesville. The GatorBack Cycle Park is packed…

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…