Wix Events: Creating a Single Event

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Start by creating and customizing your event draft. When everything is ready, publish the event to share it with the world. 
You can create RSVP events such as weddings and birthday parties or ticketed events such as concerts, conferences, or online classes. Learn more about the differences between RSVP and Ticketed events.

Step 1 | Create an event draft

Start by adding the basic event details and saving your event draft. 
Recurring events:
If you hold the same type of event again and again, save time by creating a recurring event.

To create an event draft:

  1. Go to Events in your site's dashboard.
  2. Click + Add Event
  3. Select a type of event (this can't be changed after you click Create Draft):
    • Ticketed Event: Sell event tickets (can include free tickets).
    • RSVP Event: Guests register for the event.
  4. Add your event details:
5.  When ready, click Create Draft at the top right.

Step 2 | Create tickets (ticketed events only)

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

Step 3 | Customize your settings

Make sure to go to the Settings tab of your event in the dashboard. There you can customize any of the following: 
If you have a ticketed event, you can also customize:

Step 4 | Add optional features

In the Features tab of your event in the dashboard, you can find more features to enhance your events. The available features are:
  • Video conferencing: Turn your event into an online event using Wix Live or Zoom.
  • Seating map (ticketed events only): Let guests select tickets for specific seats by creating a seating map.
  • Automations: Use Wix Automations to create automated actions triggered by specific actions.
  • Schedule: Create an event schedule to let guests know what is happening at your event at different times and in different locations. 
  • Groups: Wix Groups lets you create a place for members to post updates, share images and more. Learn how to connect an event to a group

Step 5 | Publish the event

When you're ready, publish your event. It's now available to be displayed on your site. 
The event you publish may not be automatically be displayed on your site due to the settings you chose in the Editor.  
For example, if you chose "Select Manually" under Which events are shown?, you'll have to select the event you just published.
Learn about all the ways you can select which events you display.

To publish your event:

  1. Go to Events in your site's dashboard.
  2. Click the Drafts tab.
  3. Select the relevant event.
  4. Click Publish
  5. Click Publish to confirm.


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