Facebook events enable you to schedule an in-person event or conduct a live online event using the Facebook Business Page platform. These events can range from a birthday party to a live tour of your company. They can be public or private, allowing you to choose who can watch or attend your event. We’ll go over all of that when we go through how to establish an event on Facebook.
In this article, we’ll go through how to make a Facebook event for both in-person and online events. We’ll go through how to make the event, how to invite people to it, and how to leverage Facebook’s many tools to make it the greatest event possible.
Create an Event on Facebook Page via PC
1). Navigate to a page that you maintain. You can go to your pages by heading to the home page and clicking on the ‘Pages’ flag symbol at the top of the page or in the column on the left side of the screen.
2). When you’re on the page you’re in charge of, click the ‘Events’ tab.
3). Select ‘Create New Event’ on the right-hand side of the ‘Upcoming Events’ box and start creating an Event.
Create an Event on Facebook Page via Mobile
1). Launch the Facebook app on your mobile device.
2). Tap the ‘Pages’ flag in the bottom-right corner of the screen.
3). Choose the ‘Events’ tab.
4). Tap the ‘Create Event’ button in blue and start creating an Event.
Choosing whether the event will be held online or in-person
You may organize a virtual or actual event and publicize it on Facebook.
If you decide to conduct an online event, you may do the following:
- Messenger Rooms video chat
- Facebook Live is used to broadcast.
- Include an external link(ex. Zoom link or Google Meet link.
If you decide to hold an in-person event, you will gather people at a specified location at a specific time.
Creating an in-Person Event on Facebook Page via PC
1). Choose ‘In-person.’
2). Enter the event name, date, and start and end times.
3). Select this option if the event is reoccurring and customize the frequency and particular dates. On desktop, this option is accessible for pages hosting an event.
4). When you create an event using a Facebook page, the privacy is set to public by default. This parameter cannot be altered.
5). Add an event description and choose the appropriate event type from the drop-down menu.
6). When you are satisfied with your input, click the blue ‘Next’ button at the bottom of the page.
7). Add the event’s location by using the location function or searching for a venue. Then, at the bottom of the page, click the blue ‘Next’ button.
8). Modify the cover photo and event settings as necessary.
9). If you are charging an admission charge or promoting early bookings, you can include a link to a ticketing website to an event hosted by a Facebook page.
10). Use the preview on the right-hand side to see how your event looks on a PC and the Facebook mobile app.
11). Using the buttons at the bottom of the screen, publish the event or save it as a draught.
Creating an in-Person Event on Facebook Page via Mobile
1). Choose ‘In-person.’
2). Fill in the event name, as well as the time and date. You can only make the event reoccurring from the desktop.
3). At the bottom of the page, press the blue ‘Next’ button.
4). Enter the event location (optional) and click ‘Next.’
5). Write a description and, if desired, provide a category.
6). On the ‘Review event’ page, you may modify the cover picture in addition to the previously selected description, category, and location.
7). Add a ticket link if needed and change the event parameters. You may add friends as co-hosts under the ‘Event settings.’ To gain additional configuration choices, use a desktop computer.
8). When you’re finished, click the blue ‘Create Event’ button at the bottom of the screen.
Creating an Online Event on Facebook Page via PC
1). Choose ‘Online.’
2). Pick ‘Class’ or ‘General.’
3). At this point, you must select whether the event will be free or paid.
4). Enter the name of the event, the time and date, a description, and FAQs. Then, at the bottom of the panel, click ‘Next.’
5). If you’ve selected a paid event, the following step is to enter the ticket price. After you’ve decided on your pricing, you may limit the event’s capacity. You may also be able to provide an early bird discount here. Then click ‘Next.’
6). Decide how people will participate in the event. This might be done using Facebook Live, an external link, or another method. Then click ‘Next.’
7). Include any criteria for event guests. Then click ‘Next.’
8). Modify the cover photo, establish any country limitations, adjust the event settings, and select crossposting options as needed.
9). Examine the event visuals on the right as they appear on desktop and mobile.
10). Publish or save the event as a draft.
Creating an Online Event on Facebook Page via Mobile
1). Select ‘Online.’
2). Choose ‘Class’ or ‘General.’
3). Enter the event title, time, date, and location. Then, at the bottom of the screen, hit the blue ‘Next’ button.
4). Determine how people will be able to participate in the online event. This might be done using Facebook Live or your own URL. Then press the ‘Next’ button.
5). Determine if your event will be free or ticketed. If you want to earn money from the event on Facebook, you must verify and double-check your personal information and agree to the ‘Paid Online Events Terms of Service.’ Then press the ‘Next’ button.
6). Fill in the blanks with a description, category (optional), event criteria, and connections to related organizations (optional). Then press the ‘Next’ button.
7). Go through the event details one more time before clicking the ‘Create Event’ button at the bottom of the screen.
Sharing an event on Facebook is a great way to engage and connect with your audience, whether you choose to promote physical events on Facebook or design an online event specifically for your audience on social media.
How do I create a Facebook event?
To create a Facebook event, go to your Facebook profile and click on the “Events” tab. Then, click on the “Create Event” button and fill in the details such as the event name, date, time, location, description, and any other relevant information.
Can I invite people to my Facebook event?
Yes, you can invite people to your Facebook event by clicking on the “Invite” button and selecting the people or groups you want to invite. You can also share the event on your timeline, in groups, or on a page.
How do I edit or delete a Facebook event?
To edit or delete a Facebook event, go to the event page and click on the “Edit” or “Delete” button at the top right corner of the page. You can then make the necessary changes or confirm the deletion of the event.
How can I promote my Facebook event?
You can promote your Facebook event by sharing it on your timeline, in groups, or on a page. You can also use Facebook ads to target a specific audience and increase the visibility of your event.
Can I see who has RSVP’d to my Facebook event?
Yes, you can see who has RSVP’d to your Facebook event by going to the event page and clicking on the “Going,” “Interested,” or “Not Going” button at the top of the page. You can then see a list of people who have responded to your event.