Local Events

Annual Events


GatorNationals (March)
Hoggetown Medieval Faire (February)
Spring Arts Festival (March/April)
Cedar Key Seafood Festival (April)
“Free Friday” Concert Series (April through October)
UF & Santa Fe College Football, Basketball and Baseball


Downtown Festival and Art show (November)
Micanopy Fall Festival
McIntosh 1890′s Festival
Cedar Key Fine Arts Show
Homecoming UF (October/November)
O’Connell Center Arts and Crafts Show
Boo At The Zoo, Santa Fe Community College Teaching Zoo

Local Event Calendars

Institute of Black Culture
Black Affairs is a department within the University of Florida’s Multicultural and Diversity Affairs Division that offers students, faculty, and staff who are interested in establishing a sense of community two spaces (the Institute of Black Culture and the Black Enrichment Center) to do so while being exposed to an array of programs, resources, and services that UF has to offer.

Gainesville Cultural Affairs
An excellent source of information on events in Gainesville and the surrounding area, the calendar lists events/activities including art, music, theater, dance, festivals, parades, sports, conferences and historic, seasonal and environmental events.

Gainesville Sun
Comprehensive list of upcoming events in the North Central Florida area.

Library Event Calendar
Upcoming special programs and events in the Alachua County Library District.

Nature Operations
Upcoming special events, free nature activities, programs for families, kids, and adults.

Recreation and Parks Department
Activities and programs featuring trips, guest speakers, and lots of fun for the Gainesville community.

UF Health
UF HealthCalendar of health seminars, screenings, special events, support groups, and educational seminars.

University of Florida
This is a calendar of university events and critical dates prepared by the UF Office of University Relations.