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Add an event

Last Updated: Apr 10, 2017 02:51PM PDT
Nextdoor allows you to create and post events online, as well as to invite your neighbors and community members. It's a great way to get the word out about local events like yard sales, neighborhood meet-ups, and community-wide holiday get-togethers.

If you post commercial events or post events frequently, it's important NOT to post to the newsfeed or you may be in violation of Nextdoor's Community Guidelines regarding commercial self-promotion or over-posting. A good rule of thumb is to post no more than one event per week.
 
 
  1. Visit the Events calendar.
  2. Click Add event in the top right corner.
  3. Fill in the requested information.
  4. To make the event publicly visible, check Add to public event calendar. Otherwise, uncheck the box.
  5. By default, the Announce to neighbors box is checked, meaning your new event will appear in the Newsfeed. To simply post the event to the Events calendar without making an announcement in the Newsfeed, uncheck the box.
  6. Click Post.
  1. Open the Nextdoor for iPhone app.
  2. Tap  at the bottom of the screen.
  3. Select EVENT.
  4. Choose where you would like to share your post. You can select your neighborhood only, or your neighborhood + your Nearby Neighborhoods or a Group.
  5. Tap Next.
  6. Add a title and description for the event, then tap Next.
  7. Enter the date, time and location for the event. 
  8. Under Visibility, toggle the switch ON if you would like to make your event viewable by all Nextdoor members, or OFF if the event should only be viewable by members who receive your post.
  9. Tap Next.
  10. Add a cover photo, then tap Post.
  1. Open the Nextdoor for Android app.
  2. Tap in the bottom right corner.
  3. Select Event.
  4. Choose where you would like to share your post. You can select your neighborhood only, or your neighborhood + your Nearby Neighborhoods or a Group.
  5. Tap NEXT.
  6. Add the event details. If you would like to make your event viewable by all Nextdoor members, check the box. If the box is left unchecked, the event will only be viewable by those who receive your post.
  7. Tap NEXT.
  8. Add a cover photo if desired.
  9. Tap SEND.
 
NOTE:
  • If you'd like to upload a photo, a 700 x 240 image will fit best. 
  • Photos must be in .JPG, .PNG, .GIF, or .TIFF formats.

Clicking 'Post Event' will add your event both to the newsfeed as a post and to the Events calendars of the neighbors with whom you shared the event. A public event page will also be created if you checked the box next to Allow anyone on Nextdoor to view or share this event.

You can choose to be notified when any of your neighbors indicate that they plan on "Going" or "Maybe" going to your event from the event's details page. Simply check the box next to Notify me when neighbors respond in the lower right of your event's cover photo.
 



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Last Updated: Apr 10, 2017 02:51PM PDT
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