List events

Retrieve a list of events in a calendar. The list contains single instance meetings and series masters.

To get expanded event instances, you can get the calendar view, or get the instances of an event.


One of the following scopes is required to execute this API: Calendars.Read

HTTP request

A user's or group's default calendar.

GET /me/calendar/events
GET /users/{id | userPrincipalName}/calendar/events
GET /groups/{id}/calendar/events

A user's calendar in the default calendarGroup.

GET /me/calendars/{id}/events
GET /users/{id | userPrincipalName}/calendars/{id}/events

GET /me/calendarGroup/calendars/{id}/events
GET /users/{id | userPrincipalName}/calendarGroup/calendars/{id}/events

A user's calendar in a specific calendarGroup.

GET /me/calendarGroups/{id}/calendars/{id}/events
GET /users/{id | userPrincipalName}/calendarGroups/{id}/calendars/{id}/events

Optional query parameters

This method supports the OData Query Parameters to help customize the response.

Request headers

Header Value
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.
Prefer outlook.timezone="Eastern Standard Time". Optional. Use this to specify the time zone for start and end times in the response. If not specified, the response are returned in UTC.

Request body

Do not supply a request body for this method.


If successful, this method returns a 200 OK response code and collection of Event objects in the response body.



Here is an example of the request.


Here is an example of the response. Note: The response object shown here may be truncated for brevity. All of the properties will be returned from an actual call.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-type: application/json
Content-length: 354

  "value": [
      "originalStartTimeZone": "originalStartTimeZone-value",
      "originalEndTimeZone": "originalEndTimeZone-value",
      "responseStatus": {
        "response": "",
        "time": "2016-10-19T10:37:00Z"
      "iCalUId": "iCalUId-value",
      "reminderMinutesBeforeStart": 99,
      "isReminderOn": true