Sugar Calendar – Simple Event Management


We believe that it should be easy to manage events on your website! Sugar Calendar will quickly and easily enable you to do that.

Would you like to sell tickets for your events? No problem, Sugar Calendar has you covered with a Stripe integration for our Event Ticketing feature, which you can use in the free version of our plugin!

Most event calendar plugins are either way too simple, or overly complex and bloated. Sugar Calendar is lightweight and provides the major features you need for event management.


Simple event management – Forget about complicated, cumbersome interfaces and do more with less. Our beautiful admin calendar interface will delight admins and clients on your website’s back-end.

Events Calendar WordPress block – Place our Events Calendar WP block on your page and your visitors will have an awesome experience filtering, selecting and viewing your events in a beautiful calendar view. They can change the view of the calendar to display all events of the month, week or just a single day.

Events List WordPress block – Add our Events List WP block on your page or in the sidebar and your visitors will have an awesome experience filtering, selecting and viewing your events in a beautiful list, grid or plain view.

Google Maps Integration – Display a Google Maps map of the event location on the event details page.

Event Ticketing [Addon] – Extend the functionality of our Event Ticketing feature which is available in the free version of our plugin. With this addon you will be able to process payments with the WooCommerce integration.

Zapier Integration [Addon] – Integrate with over 3000 other apps via Zapier, with 3 Sugar Calendar zapier triggers: New Event, New Ticket Order, and New Attendee.

Unique Calendars – Assign individual events to a specific Calendar. Visitors will be able to filter the events based on the calendar they are interested in.

Calendars Feeds [Pro] – Visitors can subscribe to calendar feeds of your events, so they can easily get event updates to their personal calendar. Supported calendar feeds: Apple Calendar, Google Calendar, Microsoft Outlook, and more.

Start and end times – All events can be assigned a starting and end time, or you can also configure all-day or multi-day events.

Recurring Events [Pro] – Sugar Calendar supports recurring events, even with super complex schedules.

Customize date and time format – Display dates and times however you want, you can select from all the most common formats, or customize it to your exact liking.

Event Link [Pro] – Configure a custom URL for each event. This can be used to redirect to an external website, if needed.

Translation ready – Sugar Calendar is fully localized and ready for your language. It has been translated into eight languages and is ready for more!

Elevate your Events with Sugar Calendar Pro

To get all awesome Sugar Calendar features you need, please check our premium license plans and you’ll find the right one for you. The premium versions of Sugar Calendar include:

  • Use your existing WooCommerce integration to improve selling your event tickets.
  • Integrate with over 3000 other apps via Zapier
  • Allow your community to submit events with Frontend Event Submissions feature
  • Enable your visitors to subscribe to calendar feeds of your events
  • Manage recurring/repeating events
  • Duplicate an event with a single click
  • And get priority support from our globally distributed full-time support team experts

Full Sugar Calendar Lite features list

  • Simple Event Management
  • Sell Event Tickets with Stripe
  • Beautiful Admin Interface
  • Events Calendar WordPress block
  • Events List WordPress block
  • Google Maps Integration
  • Customize date and time format/display
  • Events Custom Post Type
  • Event Calendar Custom Taxonomy
  • Simple Event Configuration
  • Easily Set Event Dates
  • Easily Set Event Start and End Time
  • Events Archive, Listed by Start Date
  • Widgets for displaying calendars and event filters
  • Shortcode for showing the calendar of events
  • Large and small calendar views

Premium features

If you purchase a premium license to Sugar Calendar you have access to:

  • Event Ticketing addon (if you select the Plus, Pro or Elite license)
  • Zapier addon (if you select the Plus, Pro or Elite license)
  • Recurring / repeating events
  • Frontend Event Submissions
  • Calendar Feeds
  • Event URLs
  • Event duplication
  • And all future pro features
  • Priority support

Pro addons

If you purchase an Plus, Pro or Elite license to Sugar Calendar you get access to all current and future pro addons.

  • Event Ticketing – This addon allows you to easily sell tickets to your events via WooCommerce, whether they are virtual or in-person events. Easily integrates with WooCommerce to allow event tickets to be purchased through existing WooCommerce checkout pages.
  • Zapier – This addon allows you to integrate Sugar Calendar with over 3000 other apps via Zapier. The plugin includes 3 triggers: New Event, New Ticket Order, and New Attendee.

Sugar Calendar is a verified member of the Stripe partner program. This program recognizes software that meets Stripe’s strict quality requirements and provides users of Sugar Calendar and Stripe with the confidence they need to trust us both with their payment integrations.

Get help

Sugar Calendar is backed by top-notch technical support from our globally distributed full-time support team. We also have an extensive documentation site available. If you’re looking for faster support via email, we encourage you to purchase a premium Sugar Calendar license.

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  • Frontend monthly calendar view using our WP block
  • Frontend weekly calendar view with filters using our WP block
  • Admin calendar view of all events
  • Event edit screen
  • Admin view of all calendars
  • Main plugin settings


This plugin provides 2 blocks.

  • Events List Sugar Calendar block for displaying the events list.
  • Events Calendar Sugar Calendar block for displaying the events calendar.


  1. Install Sugar Calendar Lite either via the plugin repository or by uploading the files to your server. (See instructions on how to install a WordPress plugin)
  2. Activate Sugar Calendar Lite.
  3. Navigate to the Sugar Calendar area in the WordPress admin and start creating events.
  4. Need more help? Get priority support with a premium Sugar Calendar license.


Can I customize how the date is displayed?

Yes! You can control and customize date and time formatting. Go to Sugar Calendar > Settings.

The most commonly used formats are pre-populated for you to select, or you can select ‘Custom’ and format things exactly what you want.

Be sure to click the ‘Help’ button on the top-right of the admin screen to get details on how everything works. You can achieve just about any result imaginable.

Help! I need support or have an issue.

Limited support is available for Sugar Calendar Lite users via support forums.

Email support and set up assistance is available to premium Sugar Calendar license users.

Can I have recurring / repeating events?

The premium versions of Sugar Calendar have recurring / repeating event features, where you can configure even the most complex repeating event schedules.

Can I display Google Maps with my Events?

Yes, you can display a Google Maps map of the event location on the event details page. The only thing you need is a Google Maps API key that you can configure in the Sugar Calendar settings.

I am getting a 404 / “page not found” error.

If you are getting these types of errors when viewing an event page, you may need to resave your permalink structure. Go to Settings > Permalinks and click “Save Changes”. Then try viewing the page again.


14. Februar 2020 1 reply
The plugin isn’t one of these packaged calendars, bundled with dozens of features you don’t need and looking completely off from the rest of your site; instead, it provides the basis for a calendar that you can hack about with + a nice backend that my client finds easy to use
21. Januar 2020
This is an incredibly solid plugin to use as a base, if you’re familiar with php and css. I’ve tried several others, and this one is better than all the others I’ve tried!
26. September 2019 1 reply
Huge fan! Love the simple nature of this plugin. Perfect for a site that just needs a basic calendar with none of the bloat that comes along with The Events Calendar.
31. Oktober 2016
Very usefull. I paid for pro version and it does excactly that it says. !!!! I translated (the pro version) in greek language
3. September 2016
I love the simplicity of this plug-in. Some events plug-ins have way too many options and it can get overwhelming to my content administrators. The premium version is not that expense either, but in most cases… the free will will be all you need.
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Contributors & Developers

“Sugar Calendar – Simple Event Management” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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3.1.2 – 2024-07-15

  • Added: Support for Timezone Visitor Conversion feature in shortcodes and both Event List and Event Calendar blocks.
  • Added: Add admin notice when settings are saved.
  • Added: De-activate the Lite version when the Pro version is active.
  • Fixed: Timezone Visitor Conversion not working on single events.

3.1.1 – 2024-07-04

  • Fixed: Incorrect minified URLs of the Event Ticketing CSS files.

3.1.0 – 2024-07-04

  • Added: Event Ticketing feature.
  • Added: Event List WP block called Events List.
  • Added: Filter to allow non-admin users to manage events.
  • Changed: Improved the UI and UX of the single event.
  • Changed: Filter for managing events from ‹manage_options› to ‹edit_events›.
  • Fixed: Fatal error on Calendar Feeds on some site configuration.
  • Fixed: Some past events not showing in ‹[sc_events_list]› shortcode.
  • Fixed: Recurring event label in the edit event page.

3.0.0 – 2024-05-30

  • Added: calendar WP block called Events Calendar.
  • Added: PHP 8+ support.
  • Changed: Improved the plugin settings area (UI and UX).
  • Changed: increased the minimal PHP version to 7.4.
  • Changed: increased the minimal WP version to 5.8.