Friday Family Dance Party
Aug
25
7:30pm 7:30pm

Friday Family Dance Party

Join Depot Park's family friendly dance party with DJ Billy Beats. He gets everybody moving to the beat. Bring your friends and make new ones too. There’s something for everyone to dance to. 

This event is free and open to the pubic.

Parking: Available in the main parking lot for Depot Park, For additional parking locations, visit http://www.depotpark.org/directions/

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Urban Nature Tour with Pete Monte
Aug
26
9:00am 9:00am

Urban Nature Tour with Pete Monte

Join us for an Urban Nature Tour @Depot Park, every 4th Saturday in June, July, Aug. Pete Monte, UF Avian Research Technician, will be your guide. Meet near the pavilions at 9am. Free.

Recommended: water bottle, sunscreen, hat, and binoculars if you have them.

Park in the main lot for Depot Park, or for additional parking locations, visithttp://www.depotpark.org/directions/

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The Gainesville Big Band
Sep
9
7:00pm 7:00pm

The Gainesville Big Band

Bring your chairs or blankets and come out to Depot Park to enjoy the big sounds of The Gainesville Big Band. Under the direction of Marco Thomas, this 18-piece
jazz band will be playing standards to contemporary, Latin to Big Band sound of the swing era including; Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Gordon Goodwin, and Buddy Rich.

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HAPPYween
Oct
28
10:00am10:00am

HAPPYween

Bring the family out to Depot Park for HAPPYween! The kids can trick-or-treat at over 40 Alachua County, City of Gainesville and UF services tables while the parents gather valuable information. Giveaways, candy, games, and much, much more! No charge.

Sponsored by the City of Gainesville Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs, Alachua County Community Support Services and Office of Community Stabilization

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Depot Park Birthday Celebration - It's Fun To Be One!
Aug
19
6:00pm 6:00pm

Depot Park Birthday Celebration - It's Fun To Be One!

Join us THIS Saturday, Aug. 19, 6-9pm for Depot Park’s Birthday Celebration. Fans of Depot Park will not want to miss this free, fun-filled, family friendly event – live music, choo-choo train rides through the park, lots of games and activities. AND YES, WE WILL HAVE SHADE TENTS!

• Live music from Shanticakes at 7pm & Bears and Lions at 8pm
• Aerial arts performances by S-Connection Aerial Arts
• Kids Dance Party with DJ Billy Beats and Depot Park Ambassadors at 6pm
• Knockerball games by Swampy Gator Knocker Balls
WeFooz Human Foosball games
• Choo-choo train rides through the park
• Scavenger hunts with lots of prizes!
• Kids crafts hosted by The Repurpose Project ‘Trash Princess'
• Rock painting by Fun 4 Gator Kids
Gainesville Roller Rebels derby
• Interactive children’s games by Master Builder Camp
• Balloon animal art by Tyger Tales
• Fare available from Big Island Bowls Gainesville food truck, Fly'n Hawaiian Concessions LLC food truck, Tropical Sno FloridaMINI BITESPop-a-Top General Store and Boxcar Wine & Beer Garden and Depot Event Space.

This event is free and open to the public.

Parking: Available in the main parking lot for Depot Park, For additional parking locations, visit http://www.depotpark.org/directions/

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Friday Family Dance Party
Aug
18
7:30pm 7:30pm

Friday Family Dance Party

Join Depot Park's family friendly dance party with DJ Billy Beats. He gets everybody moving to the beat. Bring your friends and make new ones too. There’s something for everyone to dance to. 

This event is free and open to the pubic.

Parking: Available in the main parking lot for Depot Park, For additional parking locations, visit http://www.depotpark.org/directions/

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August Scavenger Hunt
Aug
16
6:00pm 6:00pm

August Scavenger Hunt

Join us on Wednesday, August 16th at 6pm sharp and meet Cameron a bee expert from the University of Florida. Learn lots of cool things about honey bees and see up close some bee keeping equipment and even taste some honey. 

Right after the show and tell we will have a scavenger hunt for the kids ages 3-12. Find a paper bee cutout and redeem it for a prize from park Ambassador Brandon.

This event is free and open to the pubic.

Parking: Available in the main parking lot for Depot Park, For additional parking locations, visit http://www.depotpark.org/directions/

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Jazz All Stars at Depot Park
Aug
12
7:00pm 7:00pm

Jazz All Stars at Depot Park

Come on join us this August 12th at Depot Park for a very special Jazz Concert by some great musicians. They will be playing some Funk, Smooth and Latin Jazz for you. We hope to see you all !!!

This event is free and open to the public.

Parking: Available in the main parking lot for Depot Park, For additional parking locations, visit http://www.depotpark.org/directions/

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Friday Family Dance Party
Aug
11
7:30pm 7:30pm

Friday Family Dance Party

Join Depot Park's family friendly dance party with DJ Billy Beats. He gets everybody moving to the beat. Bring your friends and make new ones too. There’s something for everyone to dance to. 

This event is free and open to the pubic.

Parking: Available in the main parking lot for Depot Park, For additional parking locations, visit http://www.depotpark.org/directions/

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Single Parent Meet Up
Aug
4
6:00pm 6:00pm

Single Parent Meet Up

Calling all single parents! Bring your kid/s to the Play Area for
Single Parent Meetup @ Depot Park

6-7pm, 1st Friday of June, July, Aug

*Check in with the Park Ambassador for an optional sticker that will be provided.

This event is free and open to the pubic.

Parking: Available in the main parking lot for Depot Park, For additional parking locations, visit http://www.depotpark.org/directions/

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Kid's Arts & Crafts brings The Repurpose Project's 'Trash Princess'
Jul
30
2:00pm 2:00pm

Kid's Arts & Crafts brings The Repurpose Project's 'Trash Princess'

Kid’s Arts and Crafts brings the Repurpose Project’sTrash Princess’ back to create repurposed throwaways turned into art with an educational environmental story included. All materials will be provided.

This event is free and open to the pubic.

Parking: Available in the main parking lot for Depot Park, For additional parking locations, visit http://www.depotpark.org/directions/

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Family Dance Party w/ DJ DAD
Jul
28
7:30pm 7:30pm

Family Dance Party w/ DJ DAD

Depot dance party with DJ DAD. He gets everybody moving in time to the beat. Bring your friends and make new ones too. There's something for everyone to do. Music, bubbles and sunsets make great memories.

This event is free and open to the pubic.

Parking: Available in the main parking lot for Depot Park, For additional parking locations, visit http://www.depotpark.org/directions/

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Karaoke for Kids
Jul
23
2:00pm 2:00pm

Karaoke for Kids

Kid’s Arts and Crafts presents Music and Arts Program for Youth. For many children learning to read is challenging and not a lot of fun. Singing karaoke is a great way to practice reading without even knowing it! Children build self-confidence and an appreciation for music by participating in karaoke in this safe environment. All materials are provided.

This event is free and open to the pubic.

Parking: Available in the main parking lot for Depot Park, For additional parking locations, visit http://www.depotpark.org/directions/

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'Live Onstage' at Depot presents Gypsy Star
Jul
22
7:00pm 7:00pm

'Live Onstage' at Depot presents Gypsy Star

‘Live Onstage’ at Depot presents Gypsy Star. Weaving a colorful melodic tapestry of enchanting, uplifting tunes brought to life with vocal harmonies and acoustic instrumentation such as classical guitar, violin, bass, drums and array of hand percussion. The Fly’n Hawaiian food truck will be there to serve their full menu.

This event is free and open to the pubic.

Parking: Available in the main parking lot for Depot Park, For additional parking locations, visit http://www.depotpark.org/directions/

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Urban Nature Tour with Pete Monte
Jul
22
9:00am 9:00am

Urban Nature Tour with Pete Monte

Join us for an Urban Nature Tour @Depot Park, every 4th Saturday in June, July, Aug. Pete Monte, UF Avian Research Technician, will be your guide. Meet near the pavilions at 9am. Free.

Recommended: water bottle, sunscreen, hat, and binoculars if you have them.

Park in the main lot for Depot Park, or for additional parking locations, visithttp://www.depotpark.org/directions/

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Family Dance Party w/ DJ E-LO
Jul
21
7:30pm 7:30pm

Family Dance Party w/ DJ E-LO

Depot dance party! This Friday marks the return of DJ-ELO! Regular guests know he plays a mix of everyone’s favorite songs. Kids and adults all dance along. A fun sunset gathering and dancer’s paradise. 

This event is free and open to the pubic.

Parking: Available in the main parking lot for Depot Park, For additional parking locations, visit http://www.depotpark.org/directions/

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'Live Onstage' at Depot presents Driveaway
Jul
15
7:00pm 7:00pm

'Live Onstage' at Depot presents Driveaway

‘Live Onstage’ at Depot presents ‘Driveaway’. This group combines influences of alternative rock and indie pop sprinkled with electronic essence to create an energetic experience sure to bring the hype to any audience. 

This event is free and open to the pubic.

Parking: Available in the main parking lot for Depot Park, For additional parking locations, visit http://www.depotpark.org/directions/

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Kid's Arts and Crafts presents Music and Arts Program for Youth
Jul
9
2:00pm 2:00pm

Kid's Arts and Crafts presents Music and Arts Program for Youth

Kid’s Arts and Crafts presents Music and Arts Program for Youth, an arts foundation with workshops that emphasize the fun of art and community. A hands-on art activity for kids and adults to create. All materials will be provided.

This event is free and open to the pubic.

Parking: Available in the main parking lot for Depot Park, For additional parking locations, visit http://www.depotpark.org/directions/

photo credit: Bobby Foxx

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'Live Onstage' at Depot presents The Sondra Hunt Band
Jul
8
7:00pm 7:00pm

'Live Onstage' at Depot presents The Sondra Hunt Band

‘Live Onstage’ at Depot presents the Sondra Hunt Band playing contemporary and classic country and pop music. Bring your chairs and blankets to join friends on the hill. A food truck will be on site. 

This event is free and open to the pubic.

Parking: Available in the main parking lot for Depot Park, For additional parking locations, visit http://www.depotpark.org/directions/

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Single Parent Meet Up
Jul
7
6:00pm 6:00pm

Single Parent Meet Up

Calling all single parents! Bring your kid/s to the Play Area for
Single Parent Meetup @ Depot Park

6-7pm, 1st Friday of June, July, Aug

*Check in with the Park Ambassador for an optional sticker that will be provided.

This event is free and open to the pubic.

Parking: Available in the main parking lot for Depot Park, For additional parking locations, visit http://www.depotpark.org/directions/

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Latino's Sound Machine featuring Elio Piedra
Jul
1
7:00pm 7:00pm

Latino's Sound Machine featuring Elio Piedra

‘Live Onstage’ at Depot Park presents ‘Latino’s Sound Machine’ featuring Elio Piedra. Get ready to salsa at sunset and bring your blankets and chairs if you want a place to take a rest. Tropical Sno and the Fly’n Hawaiian food truck will be there to serve their full menu. 

This event is free and open to the pubic.

Parking: Available in the main parking lot for Depot Park, For additional parking locations, visit http://www.depotpark.org/directions/

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Family Dance Party w/ DJ E-LO
Jul
1
4:00pm 4:00pm

Family Dance Party w/ DJ E-LO

4th of July weekend celebration @ Depot Park! This Saturday DJ-ELO will be playing family friendly music! Regular guests know he plays a mix of everyone’s favorite songs. Kids and adults all dance along.

This event is free and open to the pubic.

Parking: Available in the main parking lot for Depot Park, For additional parking locations, visit http://www.depotpark.org/directions/

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Family Dance Party w/ DJ DAD
Jun
30
7:30pm 7:30pm

Family Dance Party w/ DJ DAD

Depot dance party with DJ DAD. He gets everybody moving in time to the beat. Bring your friends and make new ones too. There's something for everyone to do. Music, bubbles and sunsets make great memories.

This event is free and open to the pubic.

Parking: Available in the main parking lot for Depot Park, For additional parking locations, visit http://www.depotpark.org/directions/

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Karaoke for Kids
Jun
25
2:00pm 2:00pm

Karaoke for Kids

Kid’s Arts and Crafts presents Music and Arts Program for Youth. 
'Karaoke for Kids' which encourages creativity, promotes literacy, builds self-confidence and is the place where kids steal the show! Meet at The Children's Play Area.

This event is free and open to the pubic.

Parking: Available in the main parking lot for Depot Park, For additional parking locations, visit http://www.depotpark.org/directions/

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Urban Nature Tour with Pete Monte
Jun
24
9:00am 9:00am

Urban Nature Tour with Pete Monte

Join us for an Urban Nature Tour @Depot Park, every 4th Saturday in June, July, Aug. Pete Monte, UF Avian Research Technician, will be your guide. Meet near the pavilions at 9am. Free.

Recommended: water bottle, sunscreen, hat, and binoculars if you have them.

Park in the main lot for Depot Park, or for additional parking locations, visithttp://www.depotpark.org/directions/

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