Insert "Add to Calendar" link into email

Two ideas : 1. Allow event announcements to be added to my calendar to be posted on web site. 2. My calendar should help us capture contact info. If someone views my calendar have a pop-up that asks if their information can be added to the contact list. No one wants to go to another form to complete anymore. As you know, sites are using google or facebook log-on button so you do not have to type info. Typing info over and over again is passe

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Hi everyone, we apologize this feature is not yet available!


There are many factors that are used to decide what is added to or updated in our product which can cause us to sometimes not have a timeline for when a feature will be available. Though this may be the case, we are continuing to collect feedback and requests on this feature through this thread. The more requests an idea receives the higher a priority it can be given by our Product Team. We will also reach back put to this thread when we have any further updates.


Samantha_O where would we vote on this?


I know that the calendar feature is a part of the Event Spot feature, but I find Event Spot to be very cumbersome. I want my email to look exactly like my event page, but the email instead pulls data from a form and looks terrible. It is not easily customizable, and when I need to edit something, I end up having to do it in three places (the initial form, the event page, and the email). My coworkers want me to use Event Spot because of the calendar feature--so an app that allows a calendar feature to be added to a regular Constant Contact email is much needed!




Hi @ArianeK

You can vote using the vote button at the very top of this thread!


It would be wonderful if there was an email template that was already set up like a monthly calendar so that we could email calendars to our customers with only alittle customization.

 Is this something that is available yet?


 so did you add the iCal DOwnload event to the email?



Has this changed yet?  It would be great to have.


Any update?

Anyone visiting this thread please vote for this feature/resolution at the top of the first page - or let the rest of us know if you found a different provider who can embed. Does anyone know if mailchimp can provide?


This functionality was asked about in 2014 - has constant contact added it yet in 2018?

Would be great if there was an Add to Calendar feature in the emails (and not only events)

Need this tool calendar entry tool!


Has this been added yet? This would be a HUGE addition to our monthly newsletter

Regular Participant

Add a way to upload an ics file. I'd like to be able to create a link or button to connect to a .ics file. i.e. "Save the Date", which would then download the .ics file for them to add to their calendar.  I know how to link to the .ics file outside of Constant Contact, but it would be very convenient to be able to do this all inside of the application. See list of others requesting same:

Status changed to: Voting Open

Hey @TonyB137, thanks for sharing this feedback! I've set this to "Voting Open" so we can get some further feedback from other users on this ability. Is this something you do for events and if so, would it be helpful for you to have the ability to create your own "Save the date" link within an email that included an ICS file that users could add to their calendar? 


Make sure to "Kudo" this idea if you agree!

Regular Participant

Been waiting for CC to add an .ics attachment option for a couple of years. Must be tricky?


I would also like to be able to include this in a standard campaign without having to use the Events page, which, to me, is a bit cumbersome.




We use a service called Geocentric for our website, and that's where we keep our event calendar. We send out a weekly email with our events, and some of our subscribers have requested an "Add to iCal/ Google Calendar" option. 


I've only been able to find solutions for this if people are managing their calendar with Constant Contact. Is there a way to create an "Add to [whatever calendar" option without importing the event to Constant Contact? It would be way too confusing and redundant to use CC to manage our events.


This should be a no brainer.

Please add this function soon.

We don't want to send our conference line number to all invites, only those who plan to attend.

Would also be helpful to know who will attend and get the meeting on their calendars.

Big disappointment for a email marketing company that has been around so long and is constantly adding new resources.

This really should be high on the priority list.



Regular Participant

We need this. 

Frequent Participant



Has a solution been implemented? Now that all of our events are on zoom (June of 2020), we need our members to be able to add events to their calendars set reminders.


Thank you!

Occasional Participant



I want a button to Add to Calendar in a standard email campaign. Our organization does not need an event page with a registration form as the event platform we use already does this for us. We do not need to upgrade to Plus with the RSVP option because our event platform already does this. We just need the ability to Add to Calendar without creating an event landing page OR having to create an ics URL from Outlook (prohibited by the security protocols of many organizations, including ours).


Thank you.

Status changed to: Open Questions

Hi @kmcmunn  are you looking to include a stand alone add to calendar link? How does the "add to calendar" on the Thank You page for a RSVP block not fit your needs?

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