When event information is marked up in the body of a web page, Google can identify it and may make that information available can be used on search result pages and other Google properties. Information such as an event's title, date, and venue can help users decide which pages to click on in search results.
A page can list multiple events, like this:
... or it can list a single event, like this:
The goal of events snippets is to provide users with additional information about specific events, not to promote complementary products or services. Event markup can be used to mark up events that occur on specific future dates, such as a musical concert or an art festival.
The information that is visible on the snippet, such as the name and location of the event, also needs to be clearly defined. Since this feature isn’t meant for advertising purposes, your event name should not contain any promotional elements such as the price of the event, a call to purchase, or an indication of a sale or temporary discount.
For ticketing information related to the event, use the
Examples of valid event names:
- East Bay Symphony Concert
- Music Festival Northwest
Invalid event names:
- Trip package: San Diego/LA, 7 nights
- Music festival - only $10! (Instead, mark up ticket prices using the
- Sale on dresses!
- Concert - buy your tickets now!
- Concert - 50% off until Saturday!
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