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!

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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,…

Tioga Winter Fine Arts Fair – This Weekend!

Tioga Winter Fine Arts Fair – This Weekend!

Here’ a great event in Gainesville this weekend!   And, it actually starts tonight! The 2014 TIOGA Winter Art Fair in Gainesville continues the tradition of being the only night time art fair in a place that provides a Pedestrian-friendly streetscape, with ample parking and convenient access. Over 100 artists will gather, along with continuous…

Tioga Car Show 2014

Tioga Car Show 2014

Let’s start thinking it’s almost SPRING, and things to do in Gainesville.   Here’s a great event for Gainesville this Saturday, March 1st at the Tioga Town Center.   The 3rd Annual Tioga Car Show! The 3rd Annual Tioga Car Show, benefiting the Sebastian Ferrero Foundation. WHEN: This Saturday, March 1, 2014 TIME:  From 10am…

Holiday Events Calendar in Gainesville

Holiday Events Calendar in Gainesville

Tis’ The Season for Holiday Events in the Gainesville Area. So, here’s our post for a HOLIDAY EVENT CALENDAR for Gainesville!   Go ahead, get your calendar out and start writing the dates down! If I have left an event off of my list below, and you want it added here,  just let me know and…

24th Annual Pond Lighting at North Florida Regional Medical Center

24th Annual Pond Lighting at North Florida Regional Medical Center

It’s a Holiday tradition in Gainesville FL !   The Annual Pond Lighting of the Duckpond at North Florida Regional Medical Center.   This year with be their 24th Annual event. The employees, volunteers and family members of NFRMC  are the dedicated Pond Lighting Team.  Each year they want you to join them for the annual lighting of the Duck Pond at North…

Downtown Festival & Art Show in Gainesville-2013

This is the BIG ONE in Gainesville !!   The 32nd Downtown Festival & Art Show is this weekend.  This festival is expected to draw a crowd of over 100,000 people. Get ready for Saturday & Sunday – November 16 & 17.   It’s gonna be great fun for everyone! Presented by the City of…

UF Homecoming Festivities

UF Homecoming Festivities

GatorNation celebrates the UF Homecoming this weekend!  Go Gators! This year marks the 90th Annual Homecoming and Gator Growl.   This year’s theme is ” Footprints in the Swamp”.  The weather looks good, and schools are closed tomorrow for the Homecoming Festivities. The Homecoming Parade runs along University Avenue from Gale Lemerand Drive to Main…