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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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4/1/2017

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Shows/Performances
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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.

48th Annual Santa Fe College

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Events and Festivals
Fun and inspiration for the whole family

Family Day at the Dairy

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Events and Festivals
Visitors can watch cows being milked, tour barn facilities, pet calves.

Party for the Planet

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Events and Festivals
Zoos all over the country are honoring Earth Day by hosting the annual Party for the Planet.

4/2/2017

Lend Me A Tenor

Shows/Performances
Lend Me A Tenor

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.

48th Annual Santa Fe College

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Events and Festivals
Fun and inspiration for the whole family

Party for the Planet

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Events and Festivals
Zoos all over the country are honoring Earth Day by hosting the annual Party for the Planet.

Holi Festival of Colors in Alachua, Florida

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Events and Festivals
Holi Festival of Colors is an all-ages family friendly outdoor music and arts festival that brings people together in celebration of renewal, Spring, love, unity, community and the human spirit.

4/3/2017

Lend Me A Tenor

Shows/Performances
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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.

4/4/2017

Lend Me A Tenor

Shows/Performances
Lend Me A Tenor

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 Trivia

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Events and Festivals
Come join us for trivia with Tom Collett!

Lil Wayne Ft. BAS & CyHi The Prynce

8:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Shows/Performances
Come see Lil Wayne, BAS, and CyHi The Prynce at the Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O'Connell Center.

4/5/2017

Lend Me A Tenor

Shows/Performances
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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.

The Variety

9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Shows/Performances
If you like to play music or make comedy

4/6/2017

Lend Me A Tenor

Shows/Performances
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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.

USA Weightlifting National University & U25 Championship

Sports
The USA Weightlifting National University Championship is a weightlifting competition for athletes no younger than 15 or older than 28.

Wine Tasting

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

4/7/2017

Lend Me A Tenor

Shows/Performances
Lend Me A Tenor

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.

USA Weightlifting National University & U25 Championship

Sports
The USA Weightlifting National University Championship is a weightlifting competition for athletes no younger than 15 or older than 28.

USSSA/Suncoast Baseball

Sports
The USSSA/Suncoast Baseball Tournament will take place in Champion’s Park, Newberry.

Wilmot Gardens' Spring Plant Sale

Events and Festivals
Garden lovers will find popular favorites.

Evening of Art & Music at the Florida School of Massage

5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Music
We are excited to present our first annual Evening of Art & Music. Featuring the works of over 20 locals artists and musicians. Refreshments will be served. FREE

4/8/2017

Gainesville Stampede Shootout

Sports
The Gainesville Stampede Shootout is a basketball tournament for Florida US Amateur athletes.

Lend Me A Tenor

Shows/Performances
Lend Me A Tenor

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.

SSA Florida Cup Qualifier BMX

Sports
Any USABMX member can enter and race the event BUT you must register by 9am on Saturday for either/both races. For more information or to pre-register visit floridabmx.org.

USA Weightlifting National University & U25 Championship

Sports
The USA Weightlifting National University Championship is a weightlifting competition for athletes no younger than 15 or older than 28.

USSSA/Suncoast Baseball

Sports
The USSSA/Suncoast Baseball Tournament will take place in Champion’s Park, Newberry.

Wilmot Gardens' Spring Plant Sale

Events and Festivals
Garden lovers will find popular favorites.

Partake of the Past

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

Fandomonium Comic Con Event

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Events and Festivals
Fans of comics, anime and sci-fi pop culture are invited to enjoy this free comic convention for all ages.

Spring Safari -Carson Springs

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Events and Festivals
Spring has sprung, and the animals are out to play!

Gainesville VegFest 2017

11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Events and Festivals
VegFest will feature informative exhibitors.

One Love Craft/Vendor Show

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Events and Festivals
Shop with local arts, crafts, and other small businesses.

Slow Art Day

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Events and Festivals
A worldwide celebration of art that encourages us all to slow down and appreciate the experience of looking.

4/9/2017

Gainesville Stampede Shootout

Sports
The Gainesville Stampede Shootout is a basketball tournament for Florida US Amateur athletes.

Lend Me A Tenor

Shows/Performances
Lend Me A Tenor

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.

SSA Florida Cup Qualifier BMX

Sports
Any USABMX member can enter and race the event BUT you must register by 9am on Saturday for either/both races. For more information or to pre-register visit floridabmx.org.

USA Weightlifting National University & U25 Championship

Sports
The USA Weightlifting National University Championship is a weightlifting competition for athletes no younger than 15 or older than 28.

USSSA/Suncoast Baseball

Sports
The USSSA/Suncoast Baseball Tournament will take place in Champion’s Park, Newberry.

Partake of the Past

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

Easter Egg Hunt

11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Events and Festivals
There will be 4000 candy and toy filled eggs spread over Kanapaha's expansive lawns.

4/10/2017

Lend Me A Tenor

Shows/Performances
Lend Me A Tenor

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.

4/11/2017

Lend Me A Tenor

Shows/Performances
Lend Me A Tenor

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 - 9:00 PM
Food
Come join us for trivia with Tom Collett!

4/12/2017

Lend Me A Tenor

Shows/Performances
Lend Me A Tenor

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.

Rockeys Comedy BOOM

9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Shows/Performances
ROCKEYS COMEDY BOOM features live stand-up comedy every Wednesday night.

The Variety

9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Shows/Performances
If you like to play music or make comedy or watch people who do, this is the place for you.

4/13/2017

Lend Me A Tenor

Shows/Performances
Lend Me A Tenor

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.

Museum Nights: Sharing Europe

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Shows/Performances
Experience art, culture and languages from across Europe.

Visiting Artist Lecture with Gean Moreno

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Shows/Performances
The School of Art and Art History at the University of Florida is proud to present visiting artist Gean Moreno.

Wine Tasting

6:15 PM - 7:30 PM
Wine and Spirits
Downtown Wine and Cheese tasting

UF Symphonic Band Concert

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Music
Join the UF Symphonic Band for a concert titled "Spring Fanfares and Frolics"

4/14/2017

Hamlet

Shows/Performances
Hamlet

Lend Me A Tenor

Shows/Performances
Lend Me A Tenor

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.

Second Annual UF College of Pharmacy Spring Community Wellness Fair at HealthStreet

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Events and Festivals
Join HealthStreet and various partnering organizations! We are providing free health screenings, health education and fun activities for everyone in our community!

Capoeira @Depot Park

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Recreation/Exercise
Join Professor Mico on Friday's for free Brazilian Martial Arts classes

Free Fridays Concert Series

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Music
A Tribute to the Music of James Taylor by Mike Boulware & Friends & Family.

4/15/2017

Hamlet

Shows/Performances
Hamlet

Lend Me A Tenor

Shows/Performances
Lend Me A Tenor

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.

Earth Day & Heritage Plant Sale at Dudley Farm

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Shows/Performances
Learn about what plants to use to attract pollinating insects to your garden.

UF College of Veterinary Medicine Open House

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Events and Festivals
Come one, come all! It's time for the UF Vet Med Open House!

Flower Empower Yoga

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Recreation/Exercise
Roll out your mat and come find your Zen with us at Flower Empower Yoga, a monthly, free-of-charge yoga session for girls ages 11-18.

Tree Fest 2017

12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Events and Festivals
The purpose of the event is to raise money to plant trees in Alachua County through the Alachua Conservation Trust.

"Music Everywhere" author Marty Jourard

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Events and Festivals
Marty Jourard, author of "Music Everywhere: The Rock and Roll Roots of a Southern Town," will have a talk and signing.

4/16/2017

Hamlet

Shows/Performances
Hamlet

Lend Me A Tenor

Shows/Performances
Lend Me A Tenor

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.

4/17/2017

Hamlet

Shows/Performances
Hamlet

Lend Me A Tenor

Shows/Performances
Lend Me A Tenor

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.

4/18/2017

A Chorus Line - Santa Fe Fine Arts

Shows/Performances
A Chorus Line - Santa Fe Fine Arts

Hamlet

Shows/Performances
Hamlet

Lend Me A Tenor

Shows/Performances
Lend Me A Tenor

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.

4/19/2017

A Chorus Line - Santa Fe Fine Arts

Shows/Performances
A Chorus Line - Santa Fe Fine Arts

Hamlet

Shows/Performances
Hamlet

Lend Me A Tenor

Shows/Performances
Lend Me A Tenor

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.

4/20/2017

A Chorus Line - Santa Fe Fine Arts

Shows/Performances
A Chorus Line - Santa Fe Fine Arts

Hamlet

Shows/Performances
Hamlet

Lend Me A Tenor

Shows/Performances
Lend Me A Tenor

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.

Theresa Caputo Live! The Experience

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Shows/Performances
Theresa Caputo, star of the hit TLC show, Long Island Medium, will share personal stories about her life and explain how her gift works.

4/21/2017

Fast Break Attack (YBOA) Basketball

Sports
Fast Break is a basketball tournament organized by Youth Basketball of America. The tournament will be held in Gainesville, FL.

Hamlet

Shows/Performances
Hamlet

Lend Me A Tenor

Shows/Performances
Lend Me A Tenor

Perfect Game/FTB 1

Sports
N/A

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.

M2 Battlesports Waldo Open Play

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Sports
M2 Battlesports allows for tactical laser tag play

Free Fridays Concert Series

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Music
Free family friendly concerts in downtown Gainesville.

4/22/2017

Fast Break Attack (YBOA) Basketball

Sports
Fast Break is a basketball tournament organized by Youth Basketball of America. The tournament will be held in Gainesville, FL.

Hamlet

Shows/Performances
Hamlet

Lend Me A Tenor

Shows/Performances
Lend Me A Tenor

Perfect Game/FTB 1

Sports
N/A

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.

41st Annual Pioneer Days Festival in High Springs

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Events and Festivals
Free Admission. Head to High Springs for the 41 Annual Pioneer Days Festival!

Hogtown Craft Beer Festival

12:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Events and Festivals
Your Hogtown Craft Beer Festival ticket entitles you to sample beers from various local, regional, and national breweries.

Canning with Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Events and Festivals
a short program on safe home canning practices

4/23/2017

Fast Break Attack (YBOA) Basketball

Sports
Fast Break is a basketball tournament organized by Youth Basketball of America. The tournament will be held in Gainesville, FL.

Hamlet

Shows/Performances
Hamlet

Lend Me A Tenor

Shows/Performances
Lend Me A Tenor

Perfect Game/FTB 1

Sports
N/A

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.

Coffee Culture Open Mic

6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Shows/Performances
Do you sing? Tell jokes? Do magic acts? Recite poems? Whatever artistic thing you like to do, you can do it here.

4/24/2017

A Chorus Line - Santa Fe Fine Arts

Shows/Performances
A Chorus Line - Santa Fe Fine Arts

Hamlet

Shows/Performances
Hamlet

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.

4/25/2017

A Chorus Line - Santa Fe Fine Arts

Shows/Performances
A Chorus Line - Santa Fe Fine Arts

Hamlet

Shows/Performances
Hamlet

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.

4/26/2017

A Chorus Line - Santa Fe Fine Arts

Shows/Performances
A Chorus Line - Santa Fe Fine Arts

Hamlet

Shows/Performances
Hamlet

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.

4/27/2017

Hamlet

Shows/Performances
Hamlet

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.

4/28/2017

Hamlet

Shows/Performances
Hamlet

Perfect Game/FTB 2

Sports
N/A

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.

4/29/2017

Hamlet

Shows/Performances
Hamlet

Perfect Game/FTB 2

Sports
N/A

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.

4/30/2017

Hamlet

Shows/Performances
Hamlet

Perfect Game/FTB 2

Sports
N/A

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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