Best WordPress Event Calendar Plugins

Last updated on March 18th, 2018 by Editorial Staff

Do you want to create and manage multiple events on your WordPress site? Or maybe you looking to just manage one event. WordPress is a very flexible platform and there are a plethora of options when it comes to choosing the right event calendar plugin. The events plugin needs to be simple to use and allow you to host multiple events as easy it is to manage one or two.

As with other types of WordPress plugin categories, there is a huge amount of options for you to choose from and it can be a bit daunting choosing the right event plugin for you.

So whether you’re looking for an event calendar that lets you advertise general events, workshops, conferences or webinars we’ve created a list of our favourite event plugins for you to browse and review.

Best Event Calendar WordPress Plugins available

1. Event Calendar WD

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Event Calendar WD is designed to be a user friendly events plugin. Allowing you the flexibility to create simple on-off events or manage an ever changing events calendar. The events plugin can be used to create one time only events as well as recurring events.

This plugin also makes it easy to set up event invitations and allows you to sell tickets for events online. Event Calendar WD gives you the option to provide detailed event listings using the WordPress editor, assign categories and tags.

A range of add-ons are available to help extend the functionality of this plugin.

Download Event Calendar WD

2. Press Events

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Press Events is a new plugin for 2018 and is available on the WordPress plugin repository. Designed to be the perfect WordPress event platform to scale and extend with add-ons and customise to perfectly fit your theme and needs.

Press Events features a modern, easy to use interface and relies on many of the default WordPress options. This means it's very easy to get started once you’ve activated the plugin, all you need to do is add your events and you’re ready to go.

As Press Events is a relatively new plugin there isn’t any add-ons available yet (as of March ‘18) but the developer will build add-ons dependant on requested features.

Download Press Events

3. The Events Calendar

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The Events Calendar is a free plugin that is available from the WordPress.org plugin directory. This free plugin adds an event post type to your admin that lets you easily manage your events from the WordPress admin.

With the events calendar you can manage recurring events and public events as well as ticket-based events. The Events Calendar has been tested specifically with high traffic websites and will scale as your site grows.

The Events Calendar can also be extended by purchasing the pro plugin from $89

Download The Events Calendar

4. All-in-One Event Calendar

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The All-in-One Event Calendar is created and managed by Timely, allows you to create and list your events directly in your WordPress admin panel. The All-in-One Event Calendar is designed in a way that makes it easy to share them with your audience.

The plugin allows you to manage and publish events in a clean visual interface with a powerful set of options and features - meaning you can create an advanced event calendar for your site.

A suite of add-ons are available to extend the functionality of the plugin.

Download All-in-One Event Calendar

5. Event-On

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Event-on is a premium plugin available on the codecanyon.net marketplace - in fact its the most popular event plugin on codecanyon! It's designed to be easy to customise and is stuffed full of options and features.

The frontend is modern and features a number of display, style and color options. Unfortunately the standard plugin does not feature a calendar (but it is available as an add-on).

There is a number of add-ons available to add even more functionality.

Download Event-On