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Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Outside of football and racing, Gainesville is home to numerous annual and seasonal events. With so much to see and do in Gainesville, use our Calendar of Events to keep track of it all.

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3/1/2017

River of Dreams: The St. Johns and its Springs

Events and Festivals
This original exhibition examines Floridians' past, present and future relationship with the St. Johns River and its springs.

Everything You Wanted to Know About Zika Research

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Events and Festivals
Researchers from UF, UM and Florida Department of Health are sharing the latest findings on the Zika virus to address community concerns at a national, live-streamed event, Our Community, Our Health.

3/2/2017

River of Dreams: The St. Johns and its Springs

Events and Festivals
This original exhibition examines Floridians' past, present and future relationship with the St. Johns River and its springs.

3/3/2017

River of Dreams: The St. Johns and its Springs

Events and Festivals
This original exhibition examines Floridians' past, present and future relationship with the St. Johns River and its springs.

3/4/2017

River of Dreams: The St. Johns and its Springs

Events and Festivals
This original exhibition examines Floridians' past, present and future relationship with the St. Johns River and its springs.

Walk Alachua County

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Recreation/Exercise
Walk Alachua County is a series of 10 free family-friendly walks that will take place on Saturday mornings at Santa Fe College Track. Food and drinks will be provided.

3/5/2017

River of Dreams: The St. Johns and its Springs

Events and Festivals
This original exhibition examines Floridians' past, present and future relationship with the St. Johns River and its springs.

3/6/2017

River of Dreams: The St. Johns and its Springs

Events and Festivals
This original exhibition examines Floridians' past, present and future relationship with the St. Johns River and its springs.

3/7/2017

River of Dreams: The St. Johns and its Springs

Events and Festivals
This original exhibition examines Floridians' past, present and future relationship with the St. Johns River and its springs.

3/8/2017

River of Dreams: The St. Johns and its Springs

Events and Festivals
This original exhibition examines Floridians' past, present and future relationship with the St. Johns River and its springs.

3/9/2017

River of Dreams: The St. Johns and its Springs

Events and Festivals
This original exhibition examines Floridians' past, present and future relationship with the St. Johns River and its springs.

Harn Museum of Art

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Events and Festivals
Evening of art, music, activities and tours.

3/10/2017

River of Dreams: The St. Johns and its Springs

Events and Festivals
This original exhibition examines Floridians' past, present and future relationship with the St. Johns River and its springs.

Swamp Shootout Regional Basketball

Sports
The 2017 Swamp Shootout Basketball Tournament will take place at the Southwest Recreation Center on UF's campus.

USSSA/Suncoast Baseball

Sports
The USSSA/Suncoast Baseball tournament will take place in Champions Park, Newberry.

UF Gymnastics vs. West Virginia

5:30 PM - 7:45 PM
Sports
UF Gymnastics vs. West Virginia

Capoeira @Depot Park

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Sports
Free Brazilian Martial Arts classes

Kid-free camp for grown-ups

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Events and Festivals
Come to the Florida Museum for an adults-only evening camp

3/11/2017

River of Dreams: The St. Johns and its Springs

Events and Festivals
This original exhibition examines Floridians' past, present and future relationship with the St. Johns River and its springs.

Swamp Shootout Regional Basketball

Sports
The 2017 Swamp Shootout Basketball Tournament will take place at the Southwest Recreation Center on UF's campus.

USSSA/Suncoast Baseball

Sports
The USSSA/Suncoast Baseball tournament will take place in Champions Park, Newberry.

Walk Alachua County

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Recreation/Exercise
Walk Alachua County is a series of 10 free family-friendly walks that will take place on Saturday mornings at Santa Fe College Track. Food and drinks will be provided.

Art at the Archer Depot

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Events and Festivals
Art, entertainment and good food from local artisans and artists. Childrens activities and artwork, performances, unique gifts for purchase and much more.

Spring Promenade

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Shows/Performances
Annual walk/drive tour

One Love Craft/Vendor Show

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Music
Shop with local arts, crafts, and other small businesses. Enjoy delicious organic food. Listen to live music.

M2 Battlesports Newberry Open Play

5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Sports
Outdoor tactical laser tag game.

3/12/2017

Katsu Karate

Sports
Katsu Dojo competes on the USA National Karate-Do Federation tournament circuit. The US Olympic committee recognizes USANKF as the governing body for sport Karate in the US

River of Dreams: The St. Johns and its Springs

Events and Festivals
This original exhibition examines Floridians' past, present and future relationship with the St. Johns River and its springs.

Swamp Shootout Regional Basketball

Sports
The 2017 Swamp Shootout Basketball Tournament will take place at the Southwest Recreation Center on UF's campus.

USSSA/Suncoast Baseball

Sports
The USSSA/Suncoast Baseball tournament will take place in Champions Park, Newberry.

'Ask a Scientist: Geology'

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Events and Festivals
“Ask a Scientist: Geology” may talk one-on-one with researchers from UF’s department of geological sciences.

My Cuban Story: A Cuban-American Community Panel

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Shows/Performances
Nine Gainesville Cuban-American community members will share family stories

Chiacgo Blues in Gainesville: Zora Young

6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Music
Zora Young is one of the handful of legitimate Chicago Blues artists still delivering live performances

Coffee Culture Open Mic

6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Music
Do you sing? Tell jokes? Do magic acts? Recite poems?

3/13/2017

River of Dreams: The St. Johns and its Springs

Events and Festivals
This original exhibition examines Floridians' past, present and future relationship with the St. Johns River and its springs.

3/14/2017

River of Dreams: The St. Johns and its Springs

Events and Festivals
This original exhibition examines Floridians' past, present and future relationship with the St. Johns River and its springs.

Gators Den Sports Grille Trivia Night

7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Food
Come join us for trivia with Tom Collett! Extended happy hour until 9pm and other great specials.

3/15/2017

River of Dreams: The St. Johns and its Springs

Events and Festivals
This original exhibition examines Floridians' past, present and future relationship with the St. Johns River and its springs.

3/16/2017

Amalie Motor Oil NHRA

Sports
The traditional East Coast opener and the season's first of 16 races for Pro Stock Motorcycle.

River of Dreams: The St. Johns and its Springs

Events and Festivals
This original exhibition examines Floridians' past, present and future relationship with the St. Johns River and its springs.

Wine Tasting

6:15 PM - 7:30 PM
Food
Downtown Wine and Cheese Tasting

Storytelling Meetup: Leaving Home

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Shows/Performances
Our storytellers are given 5-7 minutes to tell their story.

3/17/2017

Amalie Motor Oil NHRA

Sports
The traditional East Coast opener and the season's first of 16 races for Pro Stock Motorcycle.

Baseball Youth

Sports
This event is a basball tournament that will take place at Champions Park, Newberry.

River of Dreams: The St. Johns and its Springs

Events and Festivals
This original exhibition examines Floridians' past, present and future relationship with the St. Johns River and its springs.

3/18/2017

Amalie Motor Oil NHRA

Sports
The traditional East Coast opener and the season's first of 16 races for Pro Stock Motorcycle.

Baseball Youth

Sports
This event is a basball tournament that will take place at Champions Park, Newberry.

River of Dreams: The St. Johns and its Springs

Events and Festivals
This original exhibition examines Floridians' past, present and future relationship with the St. Johns River and its springs.

Flower Empower Yoga

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Recreation/Exercise
DREAM. EMPOWER. ZEN. VIBE. YOGA! Bring a mat, a friend and let's YOGA! Flower Empower Yoga is a monthly, free-of-charge yoga session for girls ages 11-18. Email info@dreamonpurpose.org.

3/19/2017

Amalie Motor Oil NHRA

Sports
The traditional East Coast opener and the season's first of 16 races for Pro Stock Motorcycle.

Baseball Youth

Sports
This event is a basball tournament that will take place at Champions Park, Newberry.

River of Dreams: The St. Johns and its Springs

Events and Festivals
This original exhibition examines Floridians' past, present and future relationship with the St. Johns River and its springs.

3/20/2017

Amalie Motor Oil NHRA

Sports
The traditional East Coast opener and the season's first of 16 races for Pro Stock Motorcycle.

River of Dreams: The St. Johns and its Springs

Events and Festivals
This original exhibition examines Floridians' past, present and future relationship with the St. Johns River and its springs.

3/21/2017

River of Dreams: The St. Johns and its Springs

Events and Festivals
This original exhibition examines Floridians' past, present and future relationship with the St. Johns River and its springs.

Gators Den Sports Grille Trivia Night

7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Events and Festivals
Trivia with Tom Collett!

3/22/2017

River of Dreams: The St. Johns and its Springs

Events and Festivals
This original exhibition examines Floridians' past, present and future relationship with the St. Johns River and its springs.

3/23/2017

River of Dreams: The St. Johns and its Springs

Events and Festivals
This original exhibition examines Floridians' past, present and future relationship with the St. Johns River and its springs.

Enjoying the Fruits of our Labor:

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Food
Tasting of Fruit Desserts.

Wine Tasting

6:15 PM - 7:30 PM
Food
Downtown Wine and Cheese

3/24/2017

352Creates

12:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Events and Festivals
352Creates is two days of community art-making and creative activities throughout the 352 area code.

River of Dreams: The St. Johns and its Springs

Events and Festivals
This original exhibition examines Floridians' past, present and future relationship with the St. Johns River and its springs.

USSSA Softball

Sports
The USSSA Softball tournament will take place in Champions Park, Newberry.

Florida Museum plant sale

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Events and Festivals
The museum will host a large plant sale with more than 150 species of difficult-to-find and pollinator-friendly plants

3/25/2017

River of Dreams: The St. Johns and its Springs

Events and Festivals
This original exhibition examines Floridians' past, present and future relationship with the St. Johns River and its springs.

USSSA Softball

Sports
The USSSA Softball tournament will take place in Champions Park, Newberry.

Photography workshops at Florida Museum

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Events and Festivals
Snap the picture of a lifetime

18th Annual Spring Plant Sale

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Events and Festivals
Newly released coleus varieties and old favorites!

Dudley Farm Historic Park Tour

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Shows/Performances
Join us and discover an authentic working farm

Access Art: Touch Tours

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Shows/Performances
Visitors with and without visual impairments can experience tactile art

Cross Creek Cookery and Stories

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Shows/Performances
Will share stories, recipes and marmalade samples

3/26/2017

River of Dreams: The St. Johns and its Springs

Events and Festivals
This original exhibition examines Floridians' past, present and future relationship with the St. Johns River and its springs.

USSSA Softball

Sports
The USSSA Softball tournament will take place in Champions Park, Newberry.

Noah's March for a Cure 5K

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Recreation/Exercise
This 5K is a fun run/walk, followed by a post-race party on the UF Campus to support type 1 diabetes research.

3/27/2017

River of Dreams: The St. Johns and its Springs

Events and Festivals
This original exhibition examines Floridians' past, present and future relationship with the St. Johns River and its springs.

3/28/2017

River of Dreams: The St. Johns and its Springs

Events and Festivals
This original exhibition examines Floridians' past, present and future relationship with the St. Johns River and its springs.

3/29/2017

River of Dreams: The St. Johns and its Springs

Events and Festivals
This original exhibition examines Floridians' past, present and future relationship with the St. Johns River and its springs.

3/30/2017

Pepsi Florida Relays

Sports
The Pepsi Florida Relays is one of the nation's premier track and field meets. The competition attracts more than 3,000 athletes from the high school, collegiate and international ranks.

River of Dreams: The St. Johns and its Springs

Events and Festivals
This original exhibition examines Floridians' past, present and future relationship with the St. Johns River and its springs.

3/31/2017

Pepsi Florida Relays

Sports
The Pepsi Florida Relays is one of the nation's premier track and field meets. The competition attracts more than 3,000 athletes from the high school, collegiate and international ranks.

River of Dreams: The St. Johns and its Springs

Events and Festivals
This original exhibition examines Floridians' past, present and future relationship with the St. Johns River and its springs.
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