Wix Events: Creating a Single Event

Create any events you need and save them as drafts. When you're ready, publish them to share them with the world. You can create events such as weddings and birthday parties that guests can RSVP to or create events such as concerts, conferences, or online classes for which you sell tickets.  
Want to create an online event?
  • Create online meetings and webinars with Wix Live. Learn how
  • Create online events with Zoom. Learn how
  • Create online events hosted on other platforms. Learn how
  • Create live streaming events using Wix Video. Learn how
  • Create a hybrid event (in person and online). Learn how

Step 1 | Create an event draft

Start by adding the basic event details and creating your event. Then, continue to step 2 to add more event details, such as an event image or schedule.  
Recurring events:
You can also create an event with multiple dates. Learn how

To create an event draft:

  1. Go to the Events tab in your site's dashboard.
  2. Click +Add Event.
  3. Select a type of event (this selection can't be changed after you click Create Event):
    • Ticketed Event: Sell event tickets
    • RSVP Event: Guests register for the event.
  4. Enter the event name.
  5. Select a date and time option:
    • Event date and time still unknown:
      1. Enable the Time is TBD (to be determined) toggle.
      2. (Optional) Edit the TBD message.
    • Event has a set time and date:
      1. Select a start date and time.
      2. (Optional) Click Add End Time and select the end date and time.
        Note: Events with no end time become "Past Events" 24 hours after the event starts.
      3. Click the Timezone drop-down and select a time zone.
      4. (Optional) Click the Display timezone checkbox.  
        Tip: For online events, we recommend displaying your time zone.
  6. Select a location option:
    • Location hasn't been set:
      1. Click the Location is TBD (to be determined) toggle to enable it.
      2. (Optional) Edit the location message.
    • The event has a physical location:
      1. Click Physical Location.
      2. Start typing the address of the location and select it from the list.
      3. (Optional) Enter a Venue Name (e.g. Freemont Hotel).
    • The event takes place online:
      1. Click Online.
      2. Enter an Online Location Title (e.g. Webinar).  
        Important: Make sure you let guests know how to connect to your online event. Learn more
  7. Click Create Event.
You can access your drafts anytime from the Drafts folder on the left side of your site's dashboard.

Step 2 | Add event details

Now you can add lots of optional extras to create the perfect event. These include an event image, video conferencing, an event schedule, and more.

To add event details:

  1. Add an event photo:
    1. Click the Plus + icon.
    2. Select or upload an image.
    3. Click Add to Page.
  2. Enter a brief description of the event in the Short Teaser field.
    Tip: This appears in the Event List page the Event Details page, if enabled.
  3. Connect this event to one or more event categories.
    Note: Go to the Categories tab to create categories. Learn how
  4. (Optional) Click the TBD toggle to disable it and enter the date and time if you didn't already do so.
    Note: Events with no end time become "Past Events" 24 hours after the event starts.
  5. (Optional) Click the TBD toggle to disable it and enter the location if you didn't already do so.
  6. (Optional) Video Conferencing: Make the event an online Wix Live or Zoom event.  
  7. (Optional) Add an Event Schedule: Add a schedule after you save the event. Learn how
  8. (Optional) Add an "About" description:  Add detailed event information about your event.  
    Tip: The "About" description appears on the Event Details page, if enabled.
  9. (Optional) Click Connect to connect the event to a group Learn how
  10. Click Save Draft or Save & Publish.
    If you publish, you are able to display the event on your site. If you don't publish now, you can publish later, when you're ready.

Step 3 | Create tickets (ticketed events only)

If your event is a ticketed event, you can now go ahead and create one or more ticket types. Go to the Tickets tab to get started. Learn more

Step 4 | Customize your registration and email settings

Make sure to go to the Registration and Email tabs to customize your options. You can limit the maximum number of guest who can register, customize the information you want guest to enter when they register, edit the text of various emails, and more. 

Step 5 | Publish the event to your site

When you're ready, publish your event and display it on your site. 
After you publish your event, you cannot change it back to draft mode. To hide it from your live site, you need to adjust the display settings. Learn how
You can click Preview Draft to see how your event looks on your site before you publish.

To publish and display your event:

  1. Go to the Events tab in your site's dashboard.
  2. Click the Drafts tab.
  3. Click Publish on the relevant event. 
  1. Open the Editor. 
  2. Make sure the event is displayed on the relevant site page. Learn how

Next steps:
  • Make it an online event using one of these options:
    • Wix Live: Host online meetings and seminars. Learn more
    • Zoom: Host a Zoom meeting that integrates with your event. Learn more
    • Live Streaming: How a live streaming event with Wix Video. Learn more
    • Host your online event another online platform. Learn more
  • Add an event schedule. Learn more
  • Connect to Groups to create a place where participants can ask questions, share photos, and discuss the event. Learn more

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