Let’s face it, not everyone is a designer. But many of us at some point in our lives will be throwing a party, having a garage sale, or organising a business conference or some other event, and at that time we’ll wish we had the design chops to make an eye-catching flyer to let people know about our event.
If you’ve ever wanted to know how to make a flyer for an event, this article is for you.
I can hear you saying, "But I’m not creative!" or "But I don’t want to have to learn Photoshop or some other complicated software!" Let me put your mind at ease—you don’t have to be especially creative (though it’s wonderful if you are), nor do you have to learn any complicated software. In fact, I guarantee that you can learn how to make a flyer for an event in a matter of minutes.
How to Make a Flyer Online Using Flyer Creator
So what’s the secret? Flyer Creator, a fantastic flyer generator from Placeit that will help you make amazing event flyers easily and painlessly.
With the Flyer Creator, all you need to do is select one of our splendid event flyer templates, enter the details of your event, and voila, you’ve not only learnt how to make a flyer online, but you now have a great event flyer that you can download for just $8 to post on your social media account or print and distribute.
Of course, you can also use all the wonderful options available in the flyer creator to customise your flyer even more. It’s really easy to experiment with different fonts, change colours, upload your own photos, add a logo, and try different graphics.
If at any point you begin feeling unsure, you can always try one of the presets below the Flyer Creator. These will give you more flyer design ideas and templates.
Best of all (yes, it gets way cooler), as you create your flyer, you can make use of our state-of-the-art mockup tool at the bottom of the page, which shows your flyer in a range of real-life scenarios. Here's an example:
Okay, I’ve talked enough. Let's get to some more examples of just how wonderful the Flyer Creator is and show you the terrific event flyer templates it can generate for you.
24 Cool Event Flyer Templates You Can Create With Flyer Creator
Want to create a cool flyer for your upcoming art class, convention or lecture series? Online Flyer Maker for Artistic Designs is a perfect choice. Drawing inspiration from Henri Matisse’s famous colour explosion paintings, this flyer template is bound to catch the eye of all art lovers in your community and send them flocking to your event.
Planning a Pop-Up Shop but don’t know how to make a flyer to advertise your launch? Check out the Online Flyer Maker for Store Launch template and you won’t be disappointed. Use the Flyer Creator to select an image that reflects your products or upload your own, tweak colours and fonts, and you're done.
What better way to advertise your services at the next Events Planner Expo, than with the simple and elegant Event Logistics Flyer Maker? Type your business details and specialities in the Flyer Creator, and you’re done. Make your flyer even more personal by uploading your own photos, and wow your potential clients with your work.
It doesn’t matter how talented you are if no one sees your work. Use the Online Flyer Maker for Fashion Shows template to create a fabulous flyer for your next fashion show, and all eyes will be on your creations, which means more money in your pocket.
Customise Online Flyer Maker for Corporate Events to promote your next corporate event. This extremely versatile events flyer will get you started. Use the left side of the flyer creator to add your company’s information, and tweak the colours and graphics on the right. If you want a few more flyer design ideas to choose from, try one of the presets below the flyer creator.
Spread the word about your upcoming sporting event with the Online Flyer Maker for Sport Events template. The template uses great photos of athletes in motion, a colourful banner, and bold text that draws and holds attention. Exactly what you want in a flyer.
Have a big milestone birthday coming up and want to have a blowout party? Create an epic flyer to announce the event with the Birthday Announcements Flyer Template. You really don’t need to do much more than choose one of the great photos and add your party details, but of course you can upload your own images and tweak the template to make it as wild or as tame as you like.
Job fairs are great places to find new recruits. If your company is planning to attend, it's a great idea to create a flyer to attract prospective employees. Our flyer generator provides lots of great flyer design ideas, but if you want a quick and easy template to get you started, Recruitment Flyer Template for HR Firms is a great choice.
Want to make a cool flyer for your next dance recital but don’t know the first thing about how to make a flyer for an event? Don’t worry—Contemporary Dance Flyer Maker will help you create the most beautiful flyer possible. As is the case with the other flyer templates featured here, you have a stunning collection of images, great fonts, and useful graphics to help you personalise your flyer, but what makes this particular flyer so awesome is the colourful gradient overlays which you can add to your flyer to help communicate some of the magic that is dance.
Looking for the right flyer template to create a super cool, super funky, super colourful flyer for a special event? Event Online Flyer Maker is that flyer template. Choose from a crazy number of abstract backgrounds, add one of the iconic fonts on offer, add your text, and you’ve created a flyer that says FUN and COOL in a few easy steps.
Your new store is opening soon, and in all the rush to get last-minute things done, you forgot to get flyers printed. This is exactly the kind of problem that our flyer templates are perfect for solving, and the Store Opening Online Flyer Maker template is a fabulous template for new store owners trying to figure out how to make a flyer online quickly and easily.
We can all agree that developing renewable energy resources is one of the most pressing needs of the 21st century. So of course there’s a flyer created specifically for the green energy industry. The Flyer Maker for Green Energy Conferences template is designed specifically to make it easy to whip up event flyers for any kind of green energy event in no time. Best distributed on social media or printed (on recycled paper, of course).
Space, the final frontier…. Yes, I’m a Trekkie, and for all those wonderful sci-fi filmmakers out there, Design a Sci-Fi Film Festival Flyer is for you. When you’re ready to launch your much-anticipated brainchild, use our easy flyer creator to customise your flyer and send one my way because I’ll be there.
It's summer, and you’re planning a beach party. Use the DJ Beach Parties Flyer to create the ultimate party flyer and entice all your friends and their friends to join you for the coolest jam of the summer.
Having a garage sale? Let your neighbours know by creating the perfect flyer with the Garage Sale Flyer Template. You’ll love the fabulous, quirky illustrations the template provides, and so will your neighbours and friends. As with all the templates here, you don’t need to do more than add your info to have a cool flyer ready to print.
With Flyer Maker for Promotions and Trade Shows, you can create any number of trade show flyers in no time. Whether you’re working in construction or donuts, there’s a photo to represent your industry and help you create cool flyers.
Planning your own Oktoberfest Party? Find out how to make a flyer online easily and quickly with this Oktoberfest Party Flyer Template. The template is easy to customise, but if you can’t be bothered, just add your info and use it as is, knowing you’ve got a great flyer.
Let’s just agree that flea markets are epic… or is it just me? Filled with wonderful vintage and second-hand stuff at bargain prices, really what’s not to love? But how’s anyone to find you at the flea market if you don’t create an eye-popping flyer to catch their attention? Use the Online Flyer Maker for a Flea Market to let your potential customers know where you are and what you’ll be selling. You won’t regret it.
Create a beautiful flyer for your next tourism trade fair with the Tourism Trade Fairs Flyer. The template has loads of lovely images and provides wonderful graphics to give your flyers the pizazz they need to catch the attention of potential clients.
Get the word out about your next bike race or performance with the Bicycle Race Flyer Template. Use any of the great images of different kinds of bikers provided, or upload your own to celebrate past participants and motivate new ones.
If you’re a florist looking for flyer design ideas to advertise your booth at the next expo, look no further than the Flyer Maker for Event Florists template. The template not only offers several options for customisation but also five great presets with variations on the design to match your style.
Launching a recruiting drive for your dance club? The Online Flyer Maker for Dance Clubs is perfect for you. No matter what kind of dance your club specialises in, there’s a great image of a dance or dancers that you can use. You also have a wide choice of title fonts, body text fonts, and awesome shapes you can use behind the dancers to emphasise their movements.
No matter what kind of business you run, you want your event flyers to be a testimony to your professionalism and reliability. Conference Flyer Maker won’t let you down. This modern and stylish template just needs your company information and message and it’s ready for distribution.
Halloween has been gaining in popularity around the globe from one year to another, and if you’re planning to throw your own Halloween party and want to create a stunning party flyer, Halloween Online Flyer Maker has got you covered. With a spooky range of photos, drawings, fonts and great graphics to choose from, you can’t help but turn out a flyer that would make Dracula envious.
Choosing Your Own Event Flyer
You now know how to make a flyer online, and you now have a pretty awesome list of 24 cool event flyers to choose from. By the way, this is just a small selection of the thousands of flyers available at Placeit, so if none of them quite fits your needs, there are plenty of other great options to choose from. Check them all out, and let us know in the comments below if you’ve found the perfect flyer for your event and which it is. We’d love to hear from you.