How to Create Discord Events in 2022 (Desktop & Mobile)

Earlier last year, Discord introduced a new feature that lets server admins schedule events on the server. With scheduled events, you can easily organize special events for your server, possibly with guests too. In this article, we have detailed the steps to create Discord events using desktop and mobile apps.

Create Events on Discord (2022)

What Are Scheduled Discord Events?

Scheduled Discord events is a Discord feature that helps server administrators plan events for the server and update members about it in a simple manner. This way, the admins can effectively organize voice and text channel events without much hassle.

If you are a server member, you can then choose to get notified when the event starts, so you don’t miss out on it. And if you are an admin or moderator, keep reading to find out how to schedule Discord events.

How to Schedule a Discord Event on Desktop

1. Open your Discord server and click on its name at the top-left corner. From the drop-down menu, choose “Create Event” to set up a new Discord event.

create new event on discord

2. You can now pick a voice channel, text channel, or add links to host the event. If the event is set to take place within the server, choose “Voice Channel”† On the other hand, you should select “Somewhere Else” if the event is happening on other video calling apps like Zoom or Google Meet

create voice channel event

3. Pick the voice channel you want to host the event in and click “Next” to proceed further.

pick voice channel for the event

4. You should now add the details of the event. The details include event topic, start date and time, description, and cover image. After filling in these details, click “Next”.

add event details

5. Discord will show you a preview of the event. After making sure that all the details are correct, click on “Create Event” to schedule the event

confirm creating event

6. After creating the event, you can share the event link to invite people. Do note that the invite link expires in 7 days.

share event link

How to Create a Discord Event on Mobile (Android & iOS)

1. Open your Discord server and click on the vertical three dots menu next to the server’s name. From the pop-up that appears now, choose “Create Event” to create a new event.

create discord event

2. Choose your preferred voice channel for the event and fill out the event topic, start date and time, and description. Click “Next” to proceed further.

pick event and fill out details

3. If everything looks good in the preview, click on “Create Event” to schedule the event. From the next screen, you can invite people to the event. Unlike Discord desktop, you have the option to set the link to never expire here.

create event and share link

Start or Edit Discord Event (Web & Desktop)

1. To start a scheduled event, click on the event listing at the top-left corner of the server to view the event section.

check upcoming events

2. You can now click on the green “Start” button to start the event.

start scheduled discord event

3. From the confirmation prompt, click “Start Event” to confirm starting the event.

start discord event

4. In case you change your mind, you can click the three dots icon and choose “Edit Event” to reschedule the event.

edit discord event

Get a Reminder for Scheduled Discord Event

1. As a participant, you can choose to turn on notifications for an upcoming Discord event. To get started, click on the event listing at the top-left corner of the server.

check upcoming events

2. Click on the “Interested” bell icon from the pop-up that appears, and you’re all set. Once you do that, Discord will notify you when the host starts the event

enable event notification

3. You also have the option to add the event to your calendar. The available integrations include Google Calendar, Yahoo, and Outlook. You can choose to download the ICS file and manually import it to your calendar app of choice too.

add event to calendar

How to Join or Attend a Discord Event

1. To join an ongoing Discord event, click on the green “Join” button from the top-left corner of the server.

join discord event

2. In case you dismissed the active event prompt, click on the event indicator at the top-left corner to view the listing.

check upcoming events

3. From the event listing, you can click the “Join” button to join the event. If the event is set in the voice channel, you will now enter the server’s voice channel to engage in the event.

join from event listing

How to Cancel a Discord Event

1. To cancel a Discord event, open the event listing by clicking on the event indicator at the top-left corner of the server.

check upcoming events

2. Click on the horizontal three dots menu and select “Cancel Event” to abandon the event.

cancel event

3. When the confirmation prompt appears, click on “Cancel Event” again to cancel the event.

confirm canceling event

Host Events on Discord Servers

Hosting frequent events on Discord servers helps ensure active participation, which in turn attracts new users to the community. If you are looking for ways to increase your server’s appeal, do not forget to take a look at our list of best discord bots to enhance your server.

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