How to Add the Events App to Your Facebook Business Page

By Amy Porterfield, Phyllis Khare, Andrea Vahl

When you start your Facebook Business Page, the Events application is available, but it may not be immediately visible in the navigation links on your left sidebar. Events is a Facebook application, meaning that it was created by Facebook (not by a third party).

Your Events tab should (but may not) show up in the Apps area below your Page’s Cover photo. Note that you may have to click the arrow on the right side of the Apps area to see the Events App.


If the Events tab isn’t there, follow these steps:

  1. Click the arrow on the right side of the Apps area (below your Page’s Cover photo) to show all the Apps.

    You see all the apps and are able to edit the boxes there. The empty boxes are spaces where Facebook Apps could be installed.

  2. Click the + icon next to one of the empty boxes.

    A drop-down menu appears, displaying all the available apps you can add.

  3. Select the Events app.

    The Events app is added to your tabs.


If you have many apps installed, make sure that the Events app is in the first three rows of apps, because only the first three rows are visible to others. To swap the Events app with one of the other apps, mouse over the Events app, click the pencil icon in the upper-right corner of the Events app, and choose one of the apps from the drop-down menu.

The pencil icon will not appear on the app box until you mouse over it.


To create an event from your Facebook Page, click the Events app and then click the Create Event link.

You can also click the Create Event button in the top-right corner if you have past events that are listed in the screen.


You can also create an event from the Publisher directly on your Timeline.