Create an event on Facebook

How do I create an event on Facebook?

Facebook is a massive driver of ticket sales and a great way to reach a big audience online for very little capital outlay. We suggest you create a Facebook event and begin promoting it to your friends and family as soon as possible. Get everyone you can to say they are interested or attending and ask them to share it with their friends. Soon you'll have a sizable following and a captive audience to promote your event to.

To create a private or public event

  1. From your News Feed, click Events in the left menu.
  2. Click + Create Event on the left side.
  3. Click to choose between a private or public event. If you're creating a public event, you can set the event's host as yourself or a page you manage. You're not able to change the privacy settings once you've created the event.
  4. Fill in the event name, details, location and time. If you're creating a public event, you can:
    1. Add multiple dates and times
    2. Select a category for your event
    3. Add keywords about your event
    4. Add a link to a ticketing website for your event
  5. Click Create.
You'll be taken to your event where you can invite guestsupload photos, share posts and edit event details.

Note: Only Pages can add multiple dates and times to an event right now.

To edit an existing event

  1. From your News Feed, click Events in the left menu.
  2. Click Edit next to the name of your upcoming event.
  3. Change the event name, location, time, description or co-hosts.
  4. Click Save. 
Please note all information on this page is copied directly from If the information on this page is incorrect please go directly to the Facebook page on this topic for up to date instructions.

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