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Gainesville has had plenty to celebrate since our establishment in 1869. We’ve seen technological advancements, cultural progress and sports championships that have launched us into the national spotlight. This year, we’re commemorating how we’ve grown and looking forward to the future. Here’s to another 150 years.

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GAINESVILLE 150 YEARS

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Jul27 SUMMER IN THE CITY - Sponsored by Gainesville Health and Fitness Downtown Gainesville - Hippodrome VIEW
  • Oct25 GFAA- Gainesville: The heART of Florida Gainesville Fine Arts Association (GFAA) Gallery VIEW

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Gainesville150! will bring programs and exhibits that are interactive, engaging and inclusive – leveraging education, technology, personal experiences and family lore that define our City’s shared heritage. Events throughout the anniversary year include concerts, performing arts, history projects, public art exhibits, dance, and community discussions and will conclude with a community-wide celebration to be held in April 2020 to launch us into the next 150 years. Gainesville150! encourages an understanding of the City’s past and paves the way for a future built on innovation, inclusiveness, excellence, economic vitality and community pride.

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