Downtown GainesvilleJust east of the University of Florida, downtown Gainesville is considered the area around University Avenue and Main Street. It has much to offer visitors during the day and even more at night. From modern shopping centers to old-fashioned movie theaters, you could spend an entire weekend exploring and still not see all downtown has to offer. You're sure to discover a wide array of activities, shops and restaurants to explore that offer something for everyone.
Union Street Station
Union Street Station, Gainesville Source: unionstreetstation.com
West University AvenueWest University Avenue is an active and energetic part of the city where you can always find things to do. It's packed with bars, clubs, restaurants, shops, gyms and movie theaters, making it one of the best areas in Gainesville for nightlife. You'll find plenty of opportunities to dance and grab a cocktail here.
Cycle GainesvilleA fun and fit way to see downtown Gainesville is by renting a bike and cycling through the urban and park areas. Visit the Zagster bike share at Rosa Parks Station on South East Second Street. Take a self-guided tour around the streets of the downtown district on any of the many cycleways.
Hippodrome Theatre Source: thehipp.org
Phone 352-375-4477 (Box Office)
Loosey's Downtown Source: looseys.com
Simon's Nightclub Source: Facebook