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How To Create an Event on Facebook

Sending an invitation to your next party via Facebook is an easy way to invite some or all of your friends, and track who will or won't be coming.


  • Step 1: Go to your Events page in Facebook Log on to Facebook. Access your Events from your homepage, or search for events using the search function.
  • Step 2: Choose to Create an Event Click on the icon that allows you to create an event.
  • Step 3: Create a name for your event; enter basic information Create a name for your event. Add your location information, the start and end times, and any other invitation text you'd like to include.
  • TIP: If you list a complete street address, invitees will be able to view a map and directions to the event’s location by clicking "View Map" below the event’s location.
  • Step 4: Select a privacy setting Select the privacy setting. Decide whether you want the event to be public, which means that anyone can see your event and RSVP. Then, choose whether the guest list will be visible on the event page.
  • TIP: If your event is public, you can still block people from seeing the invitation by selecting the "Block People" link from the guest list, entering the person's name, and blocking their profile.
  • Step 5: Add a photo and description to your event information Select guests, and add an image to the event page. Then save the event.
  • Step 6: Invite friends to the event Add invitees after you've created the event by choosing "Select Guests," or by editing the event.
  • Step 7: Add admins As the creator of the event, you can add admins that can invite additional guests, appoint other admins, and edit the event invitation. To add an admin, edit your guest list, choose a guest who has already RSVPed yes, and press the Make Admin button.
  • FACT: Facebook was started by 4 friends in a Harvard dorm room in February 2004. By December of that year, it had nearly 1 million active users.

You Will Need

  • Facebook account

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