Things To Do In Gainesville

Two-Hours of Bowling with Shoe Rental for Two or Four at Alley Gatorz (Up to 71% Off)

Alley Gatorz

Gainesville

Gleaming wood lanes surrender bowling pins to speeding orbs until 1 a.m. on weekends

$53.98 $16

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Drag-Racing Spectator Pass for Two or Four at Gainesville Raceway (45% Off)

Gainesville Raceway

Waldo

Legendary 1/4-mile drag-racing track hosts car, truck, and motorcycle speedsters

$20 $11

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$7 for $15 Groupon — The by Ear Musician

The By Ear Musician Studio

Gainesville

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$15 $7

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Two or Four Weeks of Beginner English-Style Riding Lessons at Victory Sport Horses (Up to 50% Off)

Victory Sport Horses

Gainsville

Twice a week, students practice English-style riding—which uses a flat saddle and encourages both hands on the reins—on a 92-acre horse farm

$140 $70

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10 Fitness Classes at No Limits Personal Training (72% Off)

No Limits Personal Training

Gainesville

From the merchant: Come join one of our group fitness classes contoured to meet your fitness needs.

$350 $98

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$50 for $100 Worth of Services at Secret Pastures

Secret Pastures, Llc.

Newberry-Archer

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you.

$100 $50

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One or Three Private or Small Group Billiards Lessons at Play Great Pool (Up to 63% Off)

Play Great Pool

Play Great Pool

During two-hour sessions, a billiards expert teaches up to four pupils professional shots and strategies for sinking balls into pockets

$250 $99

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Downriver Kayak Trip with Shuttle for Two or Four from Anderson's Outdoor Adventure (Up to 56% Off)

Anderson's Outdoor Adventure

ANDERSON'S OUTDOOR ADVENTURES

Customers guide their kayaks through scenic river views, with paddles, life jackets, and shuttle pickup and drop-off included

$90 $45

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Billiards and Refreshments Package for Two or Four at Chiefland Billiards (Up to 48% Off)

Chiefland Billiards

Chiefland

Enjoy an evening shooting balls with friends as drinks and apps keep you well fueled for the next round

$21 $11

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Cardio FitBox Classes at Master Fitness Gurus (Up to 79% Off). Three Options Available.

Master Fitness Gurus

Gainesville

1 of 10 instructors can lead you through the workout

$79 $19

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Harlem Globetrotters Game at Stephen C. O'Connell Center on February 26, 2015 at 7 p.m. (Up to 46% Off)

Harlem Globetrotters

Stephen C. O'Connell Center

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Ball-spinning antics abound as this world-famous exhibition basketball team dazzles in a comic and athletic performance

$41.55 $23

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10 or 20 Zumba or Zumba-Toning Classes at IndepenDance Studio (Up to 52% Off)

IndepenDance Studio

Gainesville

Zumba classes link Latin rhythms with choreography for a fun, upbeat workout

$60 $29

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Complimentary Wine Tasting for Two or Four One Take-Home Bottle Per Person at Island Grove Wine Company (47% Off)

Island Grove Wine Company

Ocala/Gainesville

Complimentary tasting helps in the selection of bottles of fruit wine engineered by expert winemaker Chase Marden.

$34 $19

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Two Personal Training Sessions with Diet and Weight-Loss Consultation from Personal Training (64% Off)

Personal Training

Gainesville

I work one-on-one with you, assessing your fitness to design a program specific to you and finding ways to motivate you!

$70 $25

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One or Two Months of Aikido Classes at Aikido of Gainesville Inc (Up to 66% Off)

Aikido of Gainesville Inc

Gainesville

Sensei Tom Huffman guides students through the flowing motions and fluid take-downs that characterize aikido self-defense

$100 $39

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Eight-Hour Basic or Advanced Handgun Safety Classes at Real Combative Solutions (Up to 51% Off)

Real Combative Solutions

Gainesville

Certified instructor with more than a decade of experience in martial arts, corrections, executive protection, and law enforcement

$200 $99

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4, 8, or 12 Half-Hour Private Lessons from Mariam's Flute, Saxophone, and Recorder Lessons (Up to 54% Off)

Mariam's Flute, Saxophone, and Recorder Lessons

Gainesville

Students learn the flute, saxophone, or recorder in one-on-one lessons conducted in person or over Skype

$80 $40

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Three- or Six-Month Unlimited Small Group Training Membership at Axis Training Studio (Up to 75% Off)

AXIS Training Studio

Gainesville

Clients can schedule small-group exercise classes through Axis Training Studio's mobile app

$741 $223

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Personal Training, Group Classes, or Strength-Training Classes at Body Shaping & Nutrition (Up to 56% Off)

Body Shaping & Nutrition

Gainesville

Body-fat analysis informs 12 personal-training sessions; group-fitness classes and strength-training classes carve fit bodies

$300 $150

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During the Superhero Scramble, racers of all fitness levels tear across arduous terrain littered with body- and mind-challenging obstacles. Participants must wade through mud and, to reach the finish line, persevere through a barrage of Super Slime generously donated by retired Ghostbusters.

Upon completing the race, athletes ride their endorphin high into a party stocked with ice-cold beer. There, they can mingle with other contestants, sway to live music, and see awards doled out to the fastest runners in each age bracket. Male and female Scramble Gamble contestants compete for prizes that can cover the cost of replacing the engines in their sneakers. The benefits of the race extend beyond the Gamble winners, too?the organizers donate a portion of the proceeds to charity.

16258 U.S. 301
Waldo,
FL
US

With an inventory of canoes and kayaks?as well as a choice launch point on the banks of the Santa Fe River?Santa Fe Canoe Outpost is a starting point for a wide range of aquatic day trips. There are adventures of varying length, from the 7-mile down-river trip to Rum Island to multi-day canoe camping trips to the furthest destination, 39 miles away. Gliding down the river, paddlers may spy some of Florida's famous springs, including the Poe, Devil's Eye, or Lilly, or can peer back at nocturnal wildlife on one of the monthly Full Moon trips. At the conclusion of each outing, a Canoe Outpost team member arrives to safely transport both guests and vessels back to home base.

21410 NW Hwy. 441
High Springs,
FL
US

Years ago, Rebecca Barborak went to a BYOB painting class and found that it combined her love for art and red wine. She decided to start her own paint-it-yourself studio, where students of all skill levels bring forth flowers, animals, and landscapes in painting classes in both BYOB and child-friendly varieties. The studio also hosts casual open sessions where visitors can work at their pace on canvas and pottery pieces. Beneath the paintings that festoon the walls and cover the dozens of mysterious safes, private parties and camps can reveal the secrets of painting.

530 W University Ave
Gainesville,
FL
US

The University of Florida Alumni Association helps Gator fans stay in the know on university happenings and make new connections in the Gator nation. Association members can commingle at special on- or off-campus events, such as the Gator Nation tailgate before each home football game or meet up at events organized by their local chapter of the Gator Club. Membership also nets them a slew of other benefits, including discounts from both local and non-local merchants.

Redeem online
Gainesville,
FL
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Gainesville Health and Fitness Center strengthens bone abodes with muscle-molding Zumba classes. Zumba combines heart-pounding Latin music and simple dance moves into one muscle-sculpting workout that taunts fat with resistance training and lipid-based insults. Burn calories and tone bodies, all while strutting to oscillating and rousing rhythms. Cardio cavorters can attend classes with wee ones in tow, as childcare is available at no extra charge.

12830 SW 1st Ln
Newberry,
FL
US

The Easton Foundations' first-ever Harvest Hoedown corrals families for an afternoon of live music, archery, and spooky amusements. Beginning at 5 p.m., Root Redemption twangs out live bluegrass jams, and country tunes performed by special guest Bryce Carlisle cuddle up to eager eardrums. Children and adults can flex their bow muscles at the Try Archery station, and face painters coat features with colorful designs and forged presidential seals. Settle into the straw for a hayride through the surrounding woodland property, which, come nightfall, transmutes into a frightening trail. After harrowing drives through the forest, youngsters aged 13 and younger can tote candy bags or emptied-out urns around the festival to haul in trick-or-treat confections, complementing a supply of fall snacks and fare from Kazbor's Grille available for purchase. Guests are advised to bring their own blankets and chairs, and children aged 6 and younger gain free entry.

24820 Northwest 16th Avenue
Newberry,
FL
US