Events APIs

Events APIs keep users informed about various events of interest, spanning holidays, sports, and corporate events.

Events APIs

About Events APIs

An event API keeps people updated on the events they are interested in, such as holidays and sports games times. They differ from event-driven APIs, which are triggered based on an action. For example, a notification that someone liked a post on Facebook would be an event-driven API. In contrast, an events API would trigger an application to notify that it is National Pancake Day.

What is an Events API?

Events APIs span various topics, like national holidays, sports like football, soccer, and baseball, and corporate events. Calendars are great examples of an application interacting with these types of APIs, as schedules can be updated and modified to suit the user’s interests.

How does an Events API work?

An events API works by communicating with databases that hold the requested information. When a query is made, such as what day Christmas fell on in 1987, the API acts as a messenger seeking out the correct data. It then returns to the application and supplies the answer.

Alternatively, events APIs can provide concert dates for your favorite artist or ticketing place, dates, times, and places for sports games, and more.

Who can benefit from Events APIs?

Anyone that has ever used an online calendar to remember important dates can benefit from an event API. These helpful yet straightforward ‘messengers’ help organize everything that a person may want to observe, celebrate, or attend.

Businesses benefit by keeping employees updated on essential company meetings, dates, and events. Events APIs also allow them to alert customers to pertinent dates they may be interested in, such as coming out with a new product that may influence its stock market price.

Why are Events APIs necessary?

We live in a busy day and age. It can be hard to remember day-to-day events, much less those that one may be interested in that aren’t occurring for weeks or months in the future. Events APIs solve this problem by serving helpful reminders and keeping people updated on what matters in their lives.

What can you expect from an Events API?

An events API should be clean and easily manageable. When developers are looking for an API to integrate events into their application, they should ensure that the source information is current, any historical data is accurate, and, if necessary, regularly updated to reflect new events of interest to their users.

Are there examples of free Events APIs?

  2. Public Holiday
  3. Fight Events
  4. Working Days
  5. Canada Holidays
  6. SeatGeek
  7. Ticketmaster
  8. Eventful
  9. Calendarific
  10. Eventerprise

Events API SDKs

All Events APIs are supported and made available in multiple developer programming languages and SDKs including:

  1. Node.js
  2. PHP
  3. Python
  4. Ruby
  5. Objective-C
  6. Java (Android)
  7. C# (.NET)
  8. cURL

Just select your preference from any API endpoints page.

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