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Holiday Specials at Gainesville, Florida Hotel

Holiday Shopping, Performances, and Events in Gainesville

Plan a holiday shopping trip with friends or family. Starting in November, Gainesville is host to many events, including the Arts Fest, the Craft Fair, the Mannheim SteamRoller Christmas Concert, and much more. Get into the holiday spirit and reconnect with friends and family.
Local Events

Downtown Arts Fest

The festival is held on the streets around Bo Diddley Plaza, located at 111 East University Avenue in Gainesville, FL.
Nov 19 and 20 2022, 10 am - 5pm

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas

Stephen C. O'Connell Center
Nov 17, 2022, 7:30pm

Craft Festival

Stephen C. O'Connell Center
Nov 26-27, 2022, 10 am

Dance Alive National Ballet

Presents The Nutcracker
Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
Dec 17 + 18, 2pm and 7:30
Holiday Shopping

Local Artists

The Oaks Mall

6419 Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL 32605

Shoppes at Thornebrook

2441 NW 43rd St #6d, Gainesville, FL 32606

Celebration Pointe

5555 Celebration Pointe Ln, Margate, FL 33063

Tioga Town Center

13085 SW 1 Ln, Newberry, FL 32669
Holiday Dining

Covey Kitchen + Cocktails

7 days a week, 7 am until 9 pm
1514 SW 14th St, Gainesville, FL 32608
Covey Kitchen + Cocktails offers a casually elegant culinary experience with globally influenced cuisine and modern twists on much-loved American classics. Located at Hotel ELEO at the University of Florida, Covey also offers an innovative bar menu and live music on Sundays and Wednesdays, from 6-8 pm.

The Top

5pm - 2am, closed Mondays
30 N Main St, Gainesville, FL 32601-5322
A Gainesville staple, The Top is a casual spot serving burgers, beer, and vegan and vegetarian options.

Dragonfly Sushi

5pm - 10pm, closed Mondays
201 SE 2nd Ave #104, Gainesville, FL 32601
Savor fresh sushi and sashimi at this popular Japanese restaurant.

Our Holiday Specials

Holiday Parties

Holiday Parties

Plan a Sensational holiday party and celebrate in style at Hotel ELEO. Book By November 30th and enjoy complimentary hors d' oeuvres (50 Bites) or receive a certificate for a one-night stay at Hotel ELEO. Special perks are available for events booked by November 30th.

For details and assistance, contact Tonya McEwen, Senior Sales Manager
Hotel ELEO at the University of Florida