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Official Eventbrite SDK for Python

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Installation from PyPI

$ pip install eventbrite

If you need to, you can also use easy_install:

$ easy_install eventbrite


The Eventbrite Python SDK makes it trivial to interact with the Eventbrite API:

>>> from eventbrite import Eventbrite
>>> eventbrite = Eventbrite('my-oauth-token')
>>> user = eventbrite.get_user()  # Not passing an argument returns yourself
>>> user['id']
>>> user['name']
Daniel Roy Greenfeld

You can also specify API endpoints manually:

>>> user = eventbrite.get('/users/me')
>>> user['id']
>>> user['name']
Daniel Roy Greenfeld

Expansions can be included in a returned GET resource by simply adding the expand keyword to the calling method:

>>> event = eventbrite.get_event('my-event-id')
>>> 'ticket_classes' in evbobject
>>> event = eventbrite.get_event('my-event-id', expand='ticket_classes')
>>> 'ticket_classes' in evbobject

Usage with Frameworks

When using Flask, you can convert incoming webhook requests into Eventbrite API objects using the webhook_to_object() method:

@app.route('/webhook', methods=['POST'])
def webhook():

    # Use the API client to convert from a webhook to an API object
    api_object = eventbrite.webhook_to_object(request)

    # Process the API object
    if api_object.type == 'User':

    if api_object.type == 'Event':

    return ""


Because this client interacts with Eventbrite’s third API (a.k.a. APIv3), we are tying our release numbers against it in a modified-semantic system:

  • 3.x.x where ‘3’ matches the API version. This will not change until Eventbrite releases a new API version.
  • x.0.x where ‘0’ is increased any time there is a significant change to the API that possibly breaks backwards compatibility
  • x.x.1 where ‘1’ is increased on any release that does not break backwards comptability (small, new features, enhancements, bugfixes)


3.3.3 (2015-08-24)

  • Added 3 new user endpoints, thanks to @jon-ga (#29)
    • GET /users/:id/events/
    • GET /users/:id/venues/
    • GET /users/:id/organizers/

3.3.2 (2015-08-17)

  • Removed type mapping as it added unnecessary complexity preventing easy management of paginated responses.

3.2.1 (2015-08-10)

  • Enabled webhooks
  • Fixed ticket definitions in Event creation test
  • Set input variable using input argument thanks to Bill So (#27).

3.2.0 (2015-07-07)

  • Added new publish and unpublish methods thanks to Ryan Bagwell.
  • Eventbrite client now accepts an eventbrite_api_url argument.

3.1.0 (2015-05-11)

3.0.5 (2015-04-24)

  • Removed ‘content-type’ header from all GET requests. Thank you @xxv for identifying the problem and contributing code.

3.0.4 (2015-03-12)

  • Resolved the search result response problem where filtering did not work.

3.0.3 (2015-03-02)

  • Fixed import issue with __version__. Thank you @meshy and @longjos for identifying the problem.

3.0.2 (2015-01-30)

  • Event creation now working.
  • Added feature allowing the use of Eventbrite API url at test servers. Should expedite development of tricky post actions.

3.0.1 (2015-01-30)

  • Added reverse mapping for get_event_ticket_class() method.
  • Added events mapping to provide GET access to the Event endpoint.
  • Removed several deprecated JSON mappings.

3.0.0 (2015-01-28)

  • Initial release of 3.0.0 client

3.0.0-alpha (2014-12-05)

  • Inception

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