Special Events

  1. Festivals and Events Alachua County Region

    JUNE Chiefland Watermelon Festival, Chiefland (1st Saturday in June) June 1st 2018   JULY Festivals and Fanfare City of Alachua Fireworks Micanopy Annual July 4th Parade Tioga Jazz Festival   AUGUST   SEPTEMBER Folk in the Springs, High Springs Latino Film Festival Gainesville SpiritFest  …

  2. Free Fridays Concert Series 2018

    “Free Fridays” Concert Series Returns to Bo Diddley Plaza Each Friday From May 4 – Oct. 19 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 to…

  3. Micanopy Annual July 4th Parade

    Historical Downtown Micanopy – Historical Culture, with our small town charm. This parade was featured in “Doc Hollywood” the name is different , but it is most surely our little town of Micanopy! Stop out , have an ice cream, watch the parade and meet…

  4. Paint Out

    Local landscape artists will be gathering to create live paintings at Kanapaha Botanical Gardens. The 3 day event is part of the 15th Worldwide Artist Paint Out, linking artists and locations all over the world and promoting art as a universal language that has no…

  5. MEET THE DANCERS

    Dance is alive and well and Dance Alive National Ballet is ready to show you in an up close and personal setting. You’ll watch our amazing professional dancers from all over the world perform – then meet and talk with them the rest of the…

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  6. Lil’ Wonder Bistro

    Dance Alive National Ballet invites you to Celebrate the Season! Applaud DANB with a breathtaking opening season dinner hosted by Sweetwater Catering and see ‘WONDERMENT’ onstage. Package $85. Dinner $50.

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  7. 37th Annual Downtown Festival & Art Show

    North Florida’s art scene swings into high gear on Saturday, December 1, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, December 2, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with the arrival of the highly acclaimed Downtown Festival & Art Show. The streets of…

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  8. 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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