Join spring events around Gainesville from April 6th through April 10th!
Pick Your Own Strawberries
4/6/18 – on-going (call for availability)
Pick your own strawberries for $2/lb at Roger’s or Brown’s Farm. Bring a basket or bag to carry home the strawberries!
4/6/18 – 4/7/18 @ 8:45pm – 12:30am
Want to experience something new? Try out salsa dancing for $5 a person with Elio Piedra at the Hippodrome. Cuban sandwiches and empanadas are available for dinner by Abuella’s.
11th Annual O’Leno Ole’s Chili Cookoff
4/7/18 @ 9am – 3pm
Visit O’Leno State Park in High Springs to complete for the best chili recipe! Enjoy live music, a guided walk, and exhibits. Admission is one can of food per person, registration for the competition is $20 per team for one category or $35 for both. For more information about the Annual Chili Cookoff see here.
10 Years of Beer
4/7/18 @ 1pm – 11pm
Visit Swamp Head Brewery’s 10 Years of Beer Celebration on Saturday April 7th! Join a free family friendly event with music, food, games, and giveaways. Enjoy part of Gainesville with activities from bounce houses to a dunk tank.
4/7/18 @ 9am – 6pm
Experience part of India with the Indian Cultural and Education Center located at the Santa Fe Auditorium! Check out amazing food, snacks, clothes, exhibitions, shopping, and a show. Admission is $5 per person, children under five are free.
Gainesville Movies – Grand Opening
4/8/18 – 4/10/18
Searching for Gainesville movies? Come visit the grand opening of Regal Cinemas at Celebration Pointe 10 is happening on Sunday April 8th through April 10th! They are holding a special event with $3 tickets, popcorn, and soft drinks benefiting the March of Dimes, Ronald McDonald House, and Child Advocacy Center of North Florida. See the movies and times for the event days here.