Things to do Gainesville

Get Outdoors

Parks and Nature

Bike, Hike or Just Change Your View – Explore Gainesville and Alachua County’s Bountiful Outdoor Open Spaces

Parks and Nature

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Sporting Events

Home to the Gators, Gainesville is also a top destination for tournaments and events of all kinds!

 Gators Football

Delicious Dining


Locally-sourced. Innovative. Delectable. Unique. Explore all of the incredible restaurants in Alachua County.

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Cultural Opportunities

Arts and Culture

Alachua County is home to a diverse and exciting range of arts and cultural opportunities.

Hippodrome for Mental Health Awareness Month

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Local Events

There’s always something fun to do! Check out this calendar of events.

Local Events

Discover our Cities

Nearby Towns

With an ever-growing urban center surrounded by quintessentially Southern small towns, you will find so much to explore, discover and learn in Alachua County.


Additional Resources:

Get to know the area

Guide to Greater Gainesville

This guide provides information about Gainesville and the surrounding communities, education, culture, dining, and more!

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Check out the Florida Gators website for sports news, tickets, and schedules.

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Softball
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Gymnastics
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Swimming
  • Lacrosse



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