Calendar of Events

December 3, Friday

  • Holiday Nights begins at 2 pm with a sneak peak visit with Santa Claus followed by the Christmas Tree Lighting at 6:00 pm and then Fa La La La Fridays (click for event flyer) and (click for activity map)
  • Candle Making at Kelly’s Kreations Gifts and Flowers
  • Ornament Making Class at Alachua Flowers
  • Grinchmas Party at Michael Turner, CPA (click for flyer)
  • Children’s activities at the Alachua Woman’s Club

December 4, Saturday

  • Charity Ball of Saint Nicholas at Woman’s Club of Alachua at 6:00 pm (click for details)

December 9, Thursday

  • The Nutcracker by Dance Alive at Legacy Park Amphitheater at 7:00 pm ­­

December 10, Friday

December 11, Saturday

  • Christmas Parade on Main Street at 2:00 pm
  • Playing The Star for Movie on the Lawn at 6 pm at First United Methodist Church. Bring a chair. Will serve hot chocolate and popcorn. 

Decembe 16, Thursday

December 17, Friday

December 18, Saturday

December 19, Sunday

  • Christmas Cantata at 11 am at First United Methodist Church of Alachua 

December 21, Tuesday


December 24, Friday

  • First United Methodist Church at 6 pm 

Holiday Nights on Main

Shop, dine and stroll on Main Street all through December to enjoy special holiday activities at our shops, restaurants and churches.


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Downtown Walking Guide


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