As IF you needed more reasons to come stay at Sweetwater, we’ve added a brand new section to our website dedicated to this city we love so much, the events and fun happenings going on here, and of course, dedicated to our loyal guests! That means you!

Make sure to bookmark this link: We’ll be constantly updating this event list with new upcoming happenings in Gainesville. Be sure to check it out, and don’t forget: after your concert, your basketball game (GO GATORS!) or whatever other activities you may find, your favorite Sw 4–10pm on weekdays and 10am–10pm on weekends  at Bo Diddley Community Plaza

The ice rink will open at the Bo Diddley Community Plaza, which is located at 111 E. Univ. Ave., on Friday, Nov. 23 and close onSunday, Jan. 6. The skating fee for one hour on the ice is $10 per person, including skate rental, or $7 per person for patrons furnishing their own skates.

Annual Tree Lighting at The Historic Thomas Center. Featuring caroling and holiday music from local artists. The heart of the celebration is the holiday decorations on the giant tree and around the building, which are annually provided by the Thomas Center Associates. Santa will be on hand to visit with the children.

Enjoy holiday cheer with The Gainesville Brass Quintet around the fabulous Christmas tree at themThomas Center. The performers are principal players with the Gainesville Chamber Orchestra. Worth a drive up to Gainesville.

Friday, Dec 7 6:30p
at UF Commuter Lot, Gainesville, FL
Light Up The Night 5k Fun Run is a one of a kind 5K Run/Walk event ran on a fast, flat course. If you like running, you like awesome music beats and you like creating a moving GLOW party, plus free post race food-YOU will love the Light Up The Night 5k fun run! YOU help Light Up the Night as glow runners in LEDs and glow lights make their way through the 3.

Price: $5.00
Phone: (352) 378-2606
Age Suitability: All Ages