Make Your Own Calendars With These Free Templates

Basic calendars and calendar creation tools

ARRAY OF DAILY TEAR OFF CALENDAR SHEETS
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It's easy to create a calendar using a free calendar template. You can find daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly calendar templates online. These free templates feature basic designs without significant artwork, although some offer enhancements. Print and use these calendars as is or customize them for use in newsletters, posters, or scrapbooks. Some calendars can be customized online to add holidays or photos. 

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Timeanddate.com

Printable Calendar from timeanddate.com
Printable Calendar from timeanddate.com.

Create your yearly, monthly, or custom calendar online for any year. Several languages are available. Choose a simple calendar or customize with moon phases, large fonts, color schemes, and other features. After creating your calendar, scroll down the page to view the print-friendly version. Print the calendar directly from the browser or download it in PDF format.

This site also has other cool features like date calculators, time zone calculators, upcoming events and various gadgets.

What We Like

  • Easy event entry.

  • Simple to customize.

  • Beautiful printed calendars.

What We Don't Like

  • Difficult to navigate.

  • Slightly outdated design.

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Vertex42: Printable Monthly Calendars

Printable Calendars from Vertex42.com
Printable Calendars from Vertex42.com.

Vertex42.com supplies free calendar templates you can edit and print in using Excel 2007 or later. Each month is on a separate worksheet, and you can modify the fonts and colors. These calendars are intended private use.

The site also provides printable calendars in PDF format that are available in a monthly or yearly format for the current year and the next two upcoming years. 

What We Like

  • Simple to download and edit.

  • Professional designs.

  • Large collection of templates.

What We Don't Like

  • Customizing may be difficult for Excel novices.

  • PDF versions include website link.

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CalendarsQuick: Printable Calendars

CalendarsQuick.com
CalendarsQuick.com. CalendarsQuick.com

Free monthly and weekly calendars come in PDF and Excel formats and are available in 12 styles. There are also index card-size calendars, photo calendars, and some yearly formats.

The site offers premium access for a fee. The selection of 100 premium calendars includes family calendars, academic calendars, long-range planning calendars, and monthly calendars with big dates.

What We Like

  • Convenient form based download.

  • Import events from Google.

  • Easy to upload your photos.

What We Don't Like

  • Small variety of formats.

  • Designs are similar.

  • Many formats are very plain.

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DLTK: Free Printable Custom Calendars

DLTK's Printables
DLTK's Printables. DLTK's Printables

Available in multiple languages including English, Spanish, Italian, and French, this site offers plain calendars you can choose to dress up with various themes and colors. Printable calendars are available through 2022.

Select a theme for your calendar before you download it. Theme include major holidays and seasons, a selection of animal themes, and miscellaneous topics such as fantasy, music, nursery rhymes, princesses, sports, Bible, transportation, and others.

What We Like

  • Simple website.

  • Print from web page.

  • Fast calendar creation.

What We Don't Like

  • Basic calendar designs.

  • Graphics are cartoonish.

  • Limited customization.

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ePrintableCalendars.com

Printable Calendar from ePrintableCalendars.com
Printable Calendar from ePrintableCalendars.com.

Free calendar downloads are available by the month or year. in letter size, planner size, index card size and business card size. Print directly from the site or download a PDF. Some personalization features are offered. Specify the month and year you want to see what is available.

What We Like

  • Simple form.

  • Quick calendar generation.

What We Don't Like

  • Designs are plain.

  • Limited customization.

  • Event entry requires HTML knowledge.

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Free Printable Calendar.net

Printable Calendars from FreePrintableCalendar.net
Printable Calendars from FreePrintableCalendar.net.

This site offers free basic calendars with a dash of color. They can include holidays and your own artwork if you wish, and you can print them directly from your browser. You'll find monthly and yearly calendars in multiple languages with lots of customization features. You can even add your own photo and use any start date you like. Yearly calendars are available for two years in advance.

What We Like

  • Quick calendar print.

  • Simple site navigation.

What We Don't Like

  • Designs are unprofessional.

  • Printables include website link.

  • Misleading ads on download page.

  • Impossible to customize online.

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My Free Calendar Maker

Printable Calendars from MyFreeCalendarMaker.com
Printable Calendars from MyFreeCalendarMaker.com.

This free online calendar creation tool offers a yearly, monthly, weekly, and daily calendars in PDF format at the click of a button. It's a plain, basic calendar that is quick and easy to use.

What We Like

  • Simple form.

  • Multiple formats available.

What We Don't Like

  • Generation page is unreliable.

  • Must view ad when generating calendar.

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PDFCalendar.com

Printable Calendar from PDFCalendar.com
Printable Calendar from PDFCalendar.com.

This site offers one calendar in a one-month-per-page version or a 12 weeks-per-page version. This PDF calendar has lots of customization features including title, start day of the week, shading, color, fonts, and borders. It's available in more than 25 languages.

What We Like

  • Simple form to customize.

  • Clean calendar design.

What We Don't Like

  • Outdated website design.

  • Limited customization.

  • Only two formats available.

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PrintActivities.com

Printable Calendars from PrintActivites.com
Printable Calendars from PrintActivites.com

These basic calendars contain month names, days of the week, numbers, a box, and a little touch of color. No holidays are included. Choose blue, green, pink, white, or yellow and print from your browser. Monthly and weekly calendars are available.

What We Like

  • Clean calendar design.

  • Easy to generate and print.

What We Don't Like

  • Cluttered website design.

  • No customization possible.

  • Limited formats available.