Special Events

  1. Festivals and Events Alachua County Region

    DECEMBER  Christmas on the Square (Live Oak)  11/29-12/1/2018 Downtown Festival and Art Show – December 1 & 2   TREE LIGHTING SCHEDULE: Thornebrook Village:  November 15, 2018 5:30-8 PM City of High Springs: November 23, 2018 5-8 Tioga: November 25, 2018 4-8 PM Haile Plantation:…

  2. Free Fridays Concert Series 2018

    “Free Fridays” Concert Series Returns to Bo Diddley Plaza Each Friday From May 4 – Oct. 19 2018 GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department announces the highly anticipated 2018 “Free Fridays” season concert schedule. The public is invited…

  3. New Year’s Eve – Global Peace Dance

    On Monday, December 31, men & women of all faiths are invited to participate in Dances of Universal Peace. In a sacred & joyful candlelit atmosphere with live music, participatory singing & dancing bring the year to closure & welcome the new as we ring…

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  4. Hoggetowne Medieval Faire

    The Alachua County Fairgrounds is transformed into a bustling medieval marketplace for the Annual Hoggetowne Medieval Faire on January 26-27 & February 1-3, 2019. Step back in time and cheer on jousting knights, wander through the medieval marketplace where hundreds of artisans sell their wares, witness…

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  5. LA CASA TANGO

    Dance Alive National Ballet brings you the perfect evening! Celebrate Passion! Join us in a delicious pre-show dinner hosted by Sweetwater Catering then get all heated up by TANGO MUCHO MADNESS! on stage at the Phillips Center. Package $85. Dinner $50.

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  6. LAND OF LA CHUA 150 Years!

    Dance Alive National Ballet celebrates its home! Join us! Celebrate Gainesville’s 150th Anniversary! Indian life, the beautiful springs, our town through the ages. It’s all there, with contributions from the Matheson Museum, artist Margaret Tolbert, poet Lola Haskins, composer Stella Sung, Will McLean’s ‘Black Hat…

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  7. CHAMPAGNE GALA

    Dance Alive National Ballet presents A birthday bash to end all birthday bashes! The outrageously successful ‘Gainesville Dancing with the Stars’, dancing to music by Gosia and Ali, dinner by Classic Faire, silent auction, hosted by TV 20’s Dave Snyder. Sponsored by Parris Dance. Tickets…

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