How To Create An Event On Facebook

Creating an event on Facebook is a great way to let people know about an upcoming gathering, party, or other special occasion.

You can create events on both the desktop version of Facebook and the Facebook app, and there are a number of different ways to go about it.

In this article, we’ll show you how to create an event on Facebook from start to finish.

Let’s get started.

How to create an event on Facebook on desktop

Facebook events are a great way to organize and gather friends together for a birthday, family reunion, or just a fun night out.

It provides an easy-to-use platform to keep track of invites, RSVPs, and declined invitations. You can also plan events that are in person or online.

If you would like to create your own event on Facebook here is how to do it on a desktop computer:

  • Log into your Facebook account.
  • Click the “Events” button in the left-hand side menu.
  • Click the blue “Create new event” button in the left-hand side menu.
  • Choose whether you want your event to be online or in person.
  • Fill in your event information and click next.
  • When you have filled in all the information, click the blue “Create Event” button.
How To Create An Event On Facebook

How to create an event on the Facebook App

Creating an event can be done on the mobile Facebook app as well, and the process is quite similar to creating an event via desktop.

If you would like to create a Facebook event from the mobile app here is how to do it:

  • Open the Facebook app and log in.
  • Tap the three stacked lines in the bottom right-hand corner.
  • Tap on the Events button.
  • Click the blue “Create” button in the top left-hand corner.
  • Choose whether you want your event to be online or in person.
  • Fill in your event information and click next.
  • When you have filled in all the information, click the blue “Create Event” button.

How to create a group event on Facebook

Creating a group event allows you to create an event that is for specific members of any given Facebook group.

This allows members to attend events that pertain to one particular group.

Dog lovers can easily meet in a nearby park, or you can hold a clothing swap or book club, the possibilities are endless.

If you would like to create a group event on Facebook here is how to do it:

  • Log into your Facebook account.
  • Click “Groups” in the left-hand menu.
  • In the left-hand menu, navigate to the group that you would like to create an event in.
  • Unter the name of the group, click “Events”.
  • Click “Create event”.
  • Fill in your event information and click next.
  • When you have filled in all the information, click the blue “Create Event” button.

How to edit a Facebook event

It is quite easy to change the details of an event you have already created.

If you need to correct a spelling error, change the time or place of your event, etc. this is how to do it:

  • Log into your Facebook account.
  • Click the “Events” button in the left-hand side menu.
  • In the left-hand menu click “Your events”.
  • Find the event you would like to edit and click on it.
  • Click “Edit”.
  • Make the necessary changes.
  • Click “Update”.

How to invite people to an event on Facebook

Once you have created your event on Facebook you’ll need to invite some friends to attend, otherwise, it isn’t really much of an event.

If you have already invited people to your event they will receive notifications about the event, regardless of whether the event was made on a desktop or mobile device.

You can also see who hasn’t responded to your invitation yet and send them reminder invites.

Here is how you invite friends to an event:

  • Log into your Facebook account.
  • Click the “Events” button in the left-hand side menu.
  • In the left-hand menu click “Your events”.
  • Find the event you would like to invite friends to and click on it.
  • Click the “Invite” button.

Select all the friends you would like to send an invitation to. You aren’t limited to only inviting your Facebook friends, you can select people who have attended the same past events or people from groups that you are in as well. 

  • Click “Send invites”.

How to share a Facebook event

Sharing events is a great way to get your friends and family involved in an event or share an event with people who might not be on Facebook.

If you would like to share your upcoming event among your social circles away from Facebook here is how to do so:

  • Log into your Facebook account.
  • Click the “Events” button in the left-hand side menu.
  • Select the event you would like to share.
  • In the top right-hand corner click the arrow button. 
  • Select where you would like to share the event.

How to delete an event on Facebook

If you have created a Facebook event and it has since been canceled, or you simply don’t wish to host anymore, the only way to remove it from Facebook is to delete the event.

This is how to delete a Facebook event:

  • Log into your Facebook account.
  • Click the “Events” button in the left-hand side menu.
  • Select the event you would like to delete.
  • Click the three dots on the right-hand side.
  • Click “Cancel event”
  • A pop-up will prompt you to choose to cancel the event or delete the event. 
  • Click “Delete event”.

Final thoughts on Facebook events

Facebook events are a great way to connect with friends and family, promote your business, or celebrate a special occasion.

They’re easy to create and can be customized in many ways. You can invite people to join your event, share it on your profile or page, or even embed it on your website.

And if you need to cancel or delete an event, Facebook makes that easy too.

We hope this article has helped you learn how to create and use Facebook events for all kinds of occasions.