3 Best WordPress Event Calendar Plugins

Are you looking to display the events of your business on a calendar in your WordPress website?

WordPress has many great plugins for this which will help you start showing events on your website.

If you organize shows, meetings or anything where people need to be updated on events, then an event calendar is a must for your website. The plugins we are going to recommend in this article are going to help you set from event venue to many other minor details.

Below are 3 of the best Event Calendar plugins for WordPress:

1. The Events Calendar

With over 800k active installs and constant updates this plugin is one of the best choices when it comes to setting up an event calendar on your website. With this easy to use plugin you can start showing events in a few minutes.

This plugin is available in two versions – Free and Paid. We are going to talk about the free version. The free version allows you to create unlimited number of events. You can also create universal Venues and Organizers which lets you re-use them in the future for different events. If all you want is to create events and manage them then the free version should be enough for your needs.

2. Modern Events Calendar Lite

Earlier this plugin was not available for free but since moving to the WordPress plugin store it has introduced a free plan with the paid plan.

As the name suggests this plugin has a modern look and feel to it. This is the best option if you want something which you won’t have to tweak the CSS of and start using it right away on your website. The free version includes:

  • Option for Venues and Organizers.
  • Create a one time, recurring or life time event.
  • Let visitors submit events.

You can display the calendar through widgets in the sidebar or through shortcodes on any part of your website.

3. My Calendar

This plugin lets you create categories and tags for arranging your calendar events. This can especially be helpful if you are going to host a large number of events. The look of the calendar is not going to be fancy but the plugin provides you with an option to customize it’s look.

The plugins come with many widgets that you can use on your website such as Mini Calendar, Upcoming Events and many more.


The free versions of these plugins should be enough if you are not looking for advanced functionalities. Many plugins offer the option of creating and managing the ticketing system with their paid versions which can be helpful.

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