Add New Event in The Events Calendar WordPress Plugin

The Events Calendar is an excellent WordPress plugin for displaying events on your WordPress website. If you’re wondering how to add a new event to show up on your events calendar, look no more! Simply follow these simple steps, and you will be adding new events to your WordPress website’s event calendar in no time.

Step 1: Add New Event

Assuming you are already logged in to WordPress and have The Events Calendar installed, simply hover over Events (on the left) and click Add New.

Events Manager Add New Event

Step 2: Enter in Event Details

Step 2a: Enter in Event Title

The Events Calendar New Event Title

Step 2b: Upload a Picture

Click Add Media to upload and add a picture for your event. Go ahead and upload a picture from your computer to use.

The Events Calendar Add Picture

Step 2c: Event Time & Date

Select your event’s Start/End Date & Time.

The Events Calendar Time & Date

Step 2d: Event Location

If someone else set up the website for you, chances are you may already have a saved venue. In this case, to the right of Use Saved Venue, select the name of the venue that has been previously saved (unless you want to add a new one).

The Events Calendar Location Use Saved Venue

Step 2e: Publish Event

If you have any other details you’d like to enter in for your event, go ahead and do so. Otherwise, scroll up and click Publish.

The Events Calendar Publish Event

Congratulations! You have successfully added an event using The Events Calendar. To view your newly created event, click View Event (at the top of the screen).

The Events Calendar View Event