How to include a button to add event to calendar in Mailchimp campaign

This post assumes a reasonable knowledge of creating events in Squarespace, and creating campaigns in Mailchimp.

Create event via Squarespace - see How to create an event

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Once the event has been created in Squarespace
Go to the event on the live site

Copy the URL for each of the Calendar links - Google & ICS, and save them in a TEXT file


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In Mailchimp, make a copy of a campaign that has the RSVP and Save to Calendar buttons, as per the example image.





In your copied Mailchimp campaign
Button - add to Google Calendar - associate Google link above
Button - add to Calendar generic - associate ICS link above

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Button with ICS link seems to work fine on iOS
Button with Google Cal seems to work fine on desktop if you use Google Calendar, otherwise it downloads ICS file - and when you open file it opens your default Calendar & it should then save fine

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