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Make the Most of Your Summer with Festivals and Special Events in Gainesville and Alachua County

Add seasonal events and annual festivals to your stay in Gainesville and Alachua County, FL.

Free Fridays Concert Series at Bo Diddley Plaza
Now though Friday, September 27

Journey to Juneteenth: The Jubilee – Celebrating Arts, Culture and Education at Bo Diddley Plaza
Wednesday, June 19, 11 a.m.

Pollinator Palooza 2024

Pollinator Palooza at First Magnitude Brewing Company
Saturday, June 22, 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Summer Solstice Music Festival at Heartwood Soundstage
Saturday, June 22, 4 p.m. – 11 p.m.

WUFT’s Fanfares and Fireworks at UF Flavet Field
Wednesday, July 3, 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.

City of Alachua Annual Fourth of July Celebration at Legacy Park
Thursday, July 4, 4 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Red, White and BOOM! in the City of Archer
Saturday, July 6, 2 p.m. – 10 p.m.

baturdays of summer

Baturdays of Summer at Lubee Bat Conservancy
Saturday, July 6, and August 3, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

GFAA Artist Studio Tour
Friday, July 12, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., Saturday, July 13 – Sunday, July 14, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Hogtown Opry Presents the “Queen of Bluegrass” Rhonda Vincent at University Auditorium
Saturday, August 3, 7 p.m.

Brew at the Zoo at Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo
Saturday, August 24, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.