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Categories: New Event Creation Experience, Creating & Editing Events & Tickets

Create an event to sell tickets on your website and social channels with Eventbrite. First, choose to host your event online or at a live location. Second, add an image and a description of your event. As a last step, choose which information to collect from your attendees before publishing your event. Log in to your Eventbrite account and click "Create event" to get started.

<h2 id="01">Basic information</h2> <h3 id="01-1">1. Click &quot;Create event&quot;.</h3> <p>Log in to your Eventbrite account and select &quot;Create Event&quot;.</p> <h3 id="01-2">2. Enter the details under &quot;Basic info&quot;.</h3> <ul><li><b>Event Title</b> — Give your event a short, distinct name up to 75 characters long.</li><li><b>Type</b> — Choose a type that describes your event, like a class or a party. For public events, this helps attendees find your event.</li><li><b>Category</b> — Choose a category that matches your event, like fashion or food. For public events, this helps attendees find your event.</li><li><b>Sub-category</b> — Choose a sub-category that further describes your event. This option is only available for U.S. events at this time.</li><li><b>Tags</b> — Use keywords that you think your attendees will search for when looking for your event. Event tags that appear on your event listing are based on your event location, type, category, and sub-category.</li><li><b>Organizer</b> — Select one of your organizers. To add or update an organizer, you need to update the specific Organizer Profile.</li></ul> <h3 id="01-3">3. Choose a location.</h3> <ul><li><b>Venue</b> — Use the search bar below &quot;Venue&quot; to search for a venue, address, or city.</li><li><b>Online event</b> — Use for events that happen online only.</li><li><b>To be announced</b> — If you&#39;re not sure about your location yet, choose this setting.</li></ul> <h3 id="01-4">4. Select a date and time.</h3> <ul><li><b>Event Starts</b> — Date and time your event begins</li><li><b>Event Ends</b> — Date and time your event ends.</li><li><b>Time Zone</b> — Set to match the region that matches your event location.</li></ul> <h3 id="01-5">5. Click &quot;Save &amp; Continue&quot;.</h3> <p>Click &quot;Save &amp; continue&quot;. Find more information about basic event information:</p> <ul><li>eblink{Set up an online-only event=&gt;https://www.eventbrite.com/support/articleredirect?anum=19996}</li><li>eblink{Set up an event schedule with multiple dates=&gt;https://www.eventbrite.com/support/articleredirect?anum=3467}</li></ul> <h2 id="02">Event details</h2> <h3 id="02-1">1. Add a main event image.</h3> <p>Click to upload a JPEG or PNG no larger than 10MB.</p> <ul><li>Images with at least 2160 x 1080px (a 2:1 ratio) work best.</li><li>To crop your image, select a section of the image and click “Save”. You can make changes later by hovering over the image and clicking the “crop” icon.</li><li>To delete your main event image, hover over the image and click the “trash bin” icon when it appears.</li><li>Make sure to check the copyright licenses on the images you use.</li></ul> <h3 id="02-2">2. Write a description.</h3> <ul><li><b>Summary</b> — Write a summary up to 140 characters that describes the most important details of your event. This lets people know why they should attend. The summary appears next to your event title on Google, Eventbrite, and partner sites when the event is public.</li><li><b>Description</b> — Give more details about the information you included in your summary. This helps attendees get a sense of what they’ll experience at your event. A schedule, sponsors, or featured guests can improve the quality of your event listing.</li></ul> <h3 id="02-3">3. Add text, images, and video.</h3> <ul><li><b>Add Text</b> — Add a section with frequently asked questions or give more information about your sponsors.</li><li><b>Add Image</b> — Add an image to your event description. If you have more than one image to add, you can do that here. Just make sure the format is JPEG, PNG, or GIF and the file isn&#39;t larger than 10MB.</li><li><b>Add Video</b> — Add a section that shows a YouTube or Vimeo video. Make sure to check the copyright licenses on the videos you use. Use the up-down arrows to move the sections around. To delete a section, select one and click on the trash can icon.</li></ul> <h3 id="02-4">4. Click &quot;Save &amp; Continue&quot;.</h3> <p>Click &quot;Save &amp; continue&quot;. Find more information about event details:</p> <ul><li>eblink{Guidelines for image files=&gt;https://www.eventbrite.com/support/articles/en_US/Troubleshooting/how-to-choose-a-great-event-image?lg=en_US#2}</li><li>eblink{Eventbrite partner sites=&gt;https://www.eventbrite.com/l/distribution}</li></ul> <h2 id="03">Create tickets</h2> <h3 id="03-1">1. Go to “Tickets” and click “Add Ticket”.</h3> <p>If you just finished the &quot;Details&quot; section, you’ll go to “Tickets” automatically. If you’re starting from a different location, go to <b>Manage my events</b>, choose the event, and select “Tickets”.</p> <h3 id="03-2">2. Enter your ticket information.</h3> <p>Choose your ticket type and enter your ticket information.</p> <ul><li><b>Free</b> — Tickets do not cost anything</li><li><b>Paid</b> — You need to set a ticket price</li><li><b>Donation</b> — Attendees can pay a custom amount</li></ul> <h3 id="03-3">3. Click &quot;Save &amp; Continue&quot;.</h3> <p>Click &quot;Save &amp; continue&quot;. Find more information about creating tickets:</p> <ul><li>eblink{Create and edit a ticket type=&gt;https://www.eventbrite.com/support/articleredirect?anum=3290}</li></ul> <h2 id="04">Additional settings and publishing your event.</h2> <h3 id="04-1">1. Set up your payments.</h3> <p>Review the following under “Payments”:</p> <ul><li><b>Payment Options</b> — Select your country and currency, and choose your payment processor.</li><li><b>Payout Method</b> — Tell Eventbrite where to send your payout.</li><li><b>Refund Policy</b> — Set a refund policy for your event. Your refund policy can’t be changed after your event is live.</li><li><b>Tax</b> — Set up sales tax if you are in a region that requires it.</li></ul> <h3 id="04-2">2. Set up the order options for attendees.</h3> <p>Review the following under “Order Options”:</p> <ul><li><b>Order form</b> — Choose which information you’d like to collect from your attendees</li><li><b>Order confirmation</b> — Create a custom message for your event’s order confirmation page and email.</li></ul> <h3 id="04-3">3. Publish your event.</h3> <p dir="ltr">Select &quot;Publish Event&quot; (at the top of the page) and choose to make your event public or private. If your event is private, choose who to share it with: </p> <ul dir="ltr"><li><b>Anyone with the link</b> — Anyone with the event URL (link) can access the event.</li><li><b>Only people with an Eventbrite invitation</b> — Use Email Invitations on Eventbrite to invite specific guests to register. This option doesn’t work with invitations sent outside of Eventbrite, or with third-party tools like Mailchimp.</li><li><b>Only people with the password</b> — Set up a password for attendees to access the event.</li></ul> <p dir="ltr">If you publish your event as a private event, you&#39;ll be given the option when you publish to schedule a date for it to be made public. You can choose to:</p> <ul dir="ltr"><li><b>Keep the event private:</b> Select this option if you don&#39;t want to make your event public at any time.</li><li><b>Schedule a date and time for the event to be made public:</b> Select this option if you want your event to be public in the future.</li></ul> <p dir="ltr">Privacy settings can be changed at any time. Private events will not appear in the Eventbrite public events directory, major search engines, or partner sites. However, making your event &quot;Private&quot; after publishing as &quot;Public&quot; won&#39;t remove it from any third-party search results (like Google) if it’s already picked up by their system.</p> <h3 id="04-4">4. Find more information about your additional settings:</h3> <ul dir="ltr"><li><a href="https://www.eventbrite.com/support/articleredirect?anum=41571" target="_blank">Getting paid with Eventbrite payment processing</a></li><li><a href="https://www.eventbrite.com/support/articleredirect?anum=3461" target="_blank">Getting paid with PayPal</a></li><li><a href="https://www.eventbrite.com/support/articleredirect?anum=37687" target="_blank">Set your refund policy</a></li><li><a href="https://www.eventbrite.com/support/articleredirect?anum=3262" target="_blank">Set up your event order form</a></li><li><a href="https://www.eventbrite.com/support/articleredirect?anum=3231" target="_blank">Create custom questions for attendees</a></li><li><a href="https://www.eventbrite.com/support/articleredirect?anum=5274" target="_blank">Set your event privacy</a></li></ul>

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