How to Make Multiple Dates on a Facebook Event

By Ed Wills

Scheduling and updating recurring events is easy with Facebook.
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Facebook Events are an easy way to notify and invite a large guest list to meetings, concerts, parties and other functions. Unless you want to create a new event each month, you may want to consider creating a repeating event. It's possible to convert an existing event into a repeating event even if the event was originally set up as a one-shot.

Create a Facebook Event

Step 1

Click on "Events." It should appear in your list of Favorites on your home page.

Step 2

Click "Create Event."

Step 3

Enter the name, details, location, date and time of the event. You can add the time the event is over by clicking on "End Time."

Step 4

Select the privacy settings of your event. "Public" means that anyone with a Facebook account can see the event and invite others to the event. "Friends of Guests" means that all of your friends can join the event. Once they join, they can invite all their friends who can also join the event. "Invite Only" means that only those you specify can see the event. They can join and invite others unless you uncheck "Guests Can Invite Friends."

Step 5

Click on "Invite Friends" if you selected "Invite Only." A pop-up list of your Facebook friends will appear. Put a check mark next to the ones you want to invite and click "Save." The "Esc" key will allow you to exit the window without saving.

Step 6

Click "Create." Your event page will open.

Make Your One-time Event a Repeating Event

Step 1

With the Events Page open, click on the tools button that looks like a cog gear. It is located to the right of the "Edit" button.

Step 2

Select "Create Repeat Event."

Step 3

Select a new date for the second event. All the same invitees will be invited to the second event unless they declined or removed themselves from the invitation. If your event changes location each time, enter a new location for the second event. The new location will appear only on the second event and will not affect the first occurrence. You can also change the name, details, time or privacy settings for each repeated event you create.