Upcoming Events

Here are some ongoing and scheduled events to look forward to in downtown Gainesville in the coming weeks and months. (We update this calendar on a regular basis, with your input!)


Hippodrome State Theatre, 25 SE 2nd Place

2017-18 Season
Through Dec. 22: A Christmas Carol
Jan. 12-Feb. 11, 2018: The Royale
March 2-25, 2018: Ripcord
April 20-May 15, 2018: The Christians

(For further info, visit the Hippodrome website)


Acrosstown Repertory Theatre, 619 S. Main St.

2017-18 Season
Jan 5-21, 2018: No Exit
Feb. 9-25, 2018: Gaslight (Angel Street)
March 15-25, 2018: Letters to Sala
April 20-May 6, 2018: The Skin of Our Teeth
May 25-June 10, 2018: This is War
July 6-29, 2018: Summer Shakespeare: Othello

(For further info, visit the Acrosstown Repertory Theatre website)


Actors’ Warehouse, 619 NE 1st St.

2017-18 Season
Jan. 26-Feb. 11, 2018: Intimate Apparel
March 23-April 8, 2018: Mud
May 18-June 3, 2018: The Effect
July 13-29, 2018: Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train

(For further info, visit the Actors’ Warehouse website)


Cross Creek Rising :: The Consciousness of Land & Water

Through Jan. 6: An art exhibition celebrating North Florida as Muse, at the Thomas Center Galleries, 302 NE 6th Ave. In tribute to the wilderness, land and water that inspired the artistic voice of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, this juried exhibition of painting, drawing, sculpture and photography has as its source of inspiration the natural environs of North Central Florida. The Main and Mezzanine galleries will be dedicated to this expansive group exhibition.


Artwalk Gainesville

Friday, Jan. 26: Numerous downtown venues, including galleries and other arts spaces, open their doors for the monthly self-guided tour. Hours are 7-10 p.m. Pick up a brochure at participating venues.


Jewel Box Concerts

The City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department, in cooperation with the Melrose-based Shake Rag Culture Center, presents a concert series that takes place on selected evenings throughout the year in the Spanish Court at the Historic Thomas Center, 302 NE 6th Ave.

Dec. 19: The Currys Holiday Concert: An Americana trio from the Florida panhandle featuring brothers Jimmy and Tommy and cousin Galen Curry. 7-9:30 p.m. (Doors open at 6.) VIP tickets are $30 per person and general seating is $20 per person and are available in advance at http://evansmediasource.com/ or at the door the evening of the concert.


High Dive, 210 SW 2nd Ave. (352.872.5949)

For a complete schedule of upcoming events, visit the High Dive website.


If you would like us to add an event to this list, please send an email with all pertinent info to gainesvilledowntown@yahoo.com. (The event must be open to the general public.)