Check out fall events in Gainesville and surrounding areas!
9/22, 10-2pm (free admission, items are available for purchase)
9700 West Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL, 32606
Visit the Abiding Savior Octoberfest Celebration for live German music, a variety of food (bratwurst, hotdogs, sauerkraut, potato salad, soft pretzels, and cotton candy), a bounce house, face painting, and local crafts. Everyone is welcome! Admission is free and items are available for purchase.
10/6, 9-3pm (paid)
Heritage Park, Main Street, Williston, FL
Enjoy a fall specialty at the Central Florida Peanut Festival on October 6th. Bring home some peanuts and share with friends, enjoy local food, music, arts & crafts, and games.
10/20, 8-5pm (free)
Van Ness Park, 5835 Avenue G, McIntosh FL
Visit the McIntosh 1890’s Arts, Crafts, and Antiques Show with 280 visiting craftspeople from around the country. A variety of different crafts will be available from hand crafted baskets, spoon chimes, glass blown items. Music, historic tours of the railroad depot, food vendors, and craft-making activities will be available.
11/10, 11-9pm (paid, kids 12 & under free)
17603 NW 276th Ln, Alachua, Florida 32615
Learn about gardening from a sustainable farm with local food, drinks, music, arts, farming, and workshops featuring fall. Tickets are $18 each and free for kids 12 and under. Volunteers wanting to help with the event can contact Swallowtail Farms and can receive free admission to the event and a meal ticket for the food trucks!
Wade Swikle started out in the moving business while a student at the University of Florida, graduating with a Bachelor’s in Telecommunication and a Master’s in Entrepreneurship, before becoming president of 2 College Brothers.