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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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Tours of the Historic Haile Homestead

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Events and Festivals
In 1854 Thomas Evans and Serena Chesnut Haile moved their family from Camden, South Carolina to Gainesville, Alachua County, Florida.


Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella

From the creators of The Sound of Music and South Pacific, Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA is the Tony-Award®-winning Broadway musical.


Hippvana Nights

8:45 PM - 12:30 AM
A hot night of salsa dancing in the Hipp Lower Level begins with a salsa dancing class taught by Elio Piedra.


Dance Alive National Ballet presents: The Ring

Dance Alive National Ballet presents: The Ring

Florida Museum to host UF Bug Week scavenger hunt

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Events and Festivals
Celebrate the University of Florida’s annual Bug Week with a free scavenger hunt at the Florida Museum


North Central Florida Home and Garden Show

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Gainesville Sun, the show will feature products and services related to home improvement, landscaping, remodeling, decorating and home sales.


UF Jazz Band Concert

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
FREE. Join the School of Music for the UF Jazz Band Concert


Taylor Mac’s 24-Decade History of Popular Music: Abridged

Taylor Mac (who uses “judy,” lowercase, as a gender pronoun) is impossible to ignore.

Cade Museum for Creativity &Invention

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Events and Festivals
We are excited to announce that the Cade Museum for Creativity & Invention will have our second soft opening this Saturday April 14thfrom 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Florida Gators Football: Orange & Blue Game

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
UF's annual spring game returns to Saturday afternoon for the first time since 2015


Danish String Quartet

Since meeting as children at a music summer camp, the members of the Danish String Quartet have been destined for international acclaim.

Partake of the Past

9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Travel back in time and discover an 1885 working farm.


UF Symphonic Band Concert

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Join the School of Music for the UF Symphonic Band Concert


The Christians at the Hippodrome Theatre

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
This off-Broadway hit and New York Times Critics’Pick now comes to Gainesville.


Party for the Planet!

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Events and Festivals
Become a Habitat Hero and enjoy activities that teach you how to be a champion for wildlife.


A Chorus Line

A CHORUS LINE is musical theatre in its purest form!

Alachua Main Street Festival

11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Events and Festivals
Savor delicious foods while listening to local musicians and chatting with friends, neighbors, shopkeepers and unique vendors!
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