To honor the birthday of the playscape in Gainesville’s Leonard Park, the annual Spring Fling Celebration is conducted the first Saturday in May at Leonard Park from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Vendors come from all over, and the day is filled with wonderful arts and crafts including handmade baby shoes, jewelry and beads, bird house and feeders, seed bombs, handmade wooden crosses, hair bows and halos, candles and face painting, to name a few. There also is great food available at this exciting annual celebration. Typically on the menu for guests is a variety of food, including: corn dogs, funnel cakes, twisted taters, brisket tacos, chicken strips, snocones, cotton candy, kettle corn and much, much more. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.