Fantastic Holiday Events in Gainesville, Florida

November 1st, 2016 by

Are you guys ready for the magic of the holiday season? With Halloween in the rear-view, the most wonderful time of the year is officially in full swing. There are only 35 days separating Thanksgiving, Christmas, and the New Year, and with all of the family parties and friend gatherings going on in between, that time frame can seem much shorter.

We have a lot of celebrating to fit in, and this year we here at Honda of Gainesville, your hometown Honda dealer near the University of Florida, are going to make it the best holiday season ever. That means taking advantage of all of the events and activities that our amazing Gainesville community has to offer.

If you are looking for some unique activities that are great for bringing the whole family together, then we have just the list for you. Read on to discover just a few of the holiday events going on in your area that family members of all ages are sure to love and remember for a long time to come.

Holiday Events near Gainesville

The Nutcracker – December 18 – 20

The Nutcracker is a staple of the Christmas season, as the ballet centers around a young girl and her adventures with her Christmas themed friends like the Nutcracker Prince, Sugar Plum Fairies and her dancing dolls. This quintessential Christmas show will be performed for three days straight at the Phillips Center on the campus of the University of Florida, and is a must-see for people who love traditional Christmas fare.

Kirby Family Farm Christmas Express – November – December

The Nutcracker is a timeless Christmas classic full of sophisticated artistic expression, but if you’re looking for a more family-friendly activity that your kids can get excited about, then a visit to the Kirby Family Farm is the perfect solution. Take a ride on their historic rail-road and get lost in the thousands of Christmas lights that line their farm.

Make a whole evening out of it by enjoying their outdoor movie theater, hayrides, and live entertainment. The Kirby Family Farm is a great stop to include in your Christmas festivities, so buy your tickets now!

Holiday Events near Gainesville

Starry Night at Florida Museum of Natural History – November 13

Most people associate Christmas time with this feeling of wonder and awe. Children marvel at the aura of magic and mystery that accompanies Christmas traditions. That type of feeling is unforgettable and very difficult to replicate, but the experts over at the Florida Museum of Natural History may have created an event that captures some of that sentiment.

The Starry Night exhibit includes high definition telescopes that give visitors unrivaled views of the cosmos, a highly detailed planetarium and a surreal 3D moonscape that combine to make one of the most marvelous experiences you can find outside of the miracle of Christmas. Give them a visit on November 13th!

The Ultimate Christmas Show at the Hippodrome – November 25

Looking for an impressive, funny, festive show to attend that will really entrench you in the holiday spirit? Well, the Hippodrome’s Ultimate Christmas Show (Abridged), is the perfect answer to your prayers. This 3-person variety show has it all from impressive musical acts, stunning dance routines and some good, clean comedy to boot. Make it down to the show November 25th!

Holiday Events near Gainesville

Find Magical Deals on Your Favorite Honda Models at Honda of Gainesville

This Christmas, treat your loved ones to a gift that will truly take their breath away, like the 2017 Honda Accord Coupe from your friends at Honda of Gainesville. We are a premier new and used car dealer near Alachua County, and we are constantly offering a variety of new vehicle specials that make your buying experience as painless and affordable as possible. Come visit us at 3801 N Main St Gainesville, FL 32609 to get started!