Change calendar event background color in SharePoint 2013

This SharePoint 2013 tutorial explains, how to change calendar event background color using CSS in SharePoint 2013.

By default when you create an event in SharePoint 2013/Online calendar, the background color will appear in blue like below:

Change calendar event background color in SharePoint 2013
Change calendar event background color in SharePoint 2013

You can change this background color using CSS. Edit the calendar page and add a script editor web part. To add a script editor web part, edit the page then from the Ribbon click on INSERT -> Web Part -> then from the categories select Media and Content and then choose the Script editor web part.

<style type="text/css">
 .ms-acal-item {
 BORDER-BOTTOM: #ed0033; BORDER-LEFT: #ed0033; BACKGROUND-COLOR: #ed0033; BORDER-TOP: #ed0033; BORDER-RIGHT: #ed0033
 }
 .ms-acal-default-hover {
 BORDER-BOTTOM: #ed0033; BORDER-LEFT: #ed0033; BACKGROUND-COLOR: #ed0033; BORDER-TOP: #ed0033; BORDER-RIGHT: #ed0033
 }
 .ms-acal-apanel-item {
 BORDER-BOTTOM: #00485b; BORDER-LEFT: #ed0033; BACKGROUND-COLOR: #ed0033; BORDER-TOP: #ed0033; BORDER-RIGHT: #ed0033
 }</style>

Then Save the page. Now the background color will appear like below:

Change calendar event background color in SharePoint 2016
Change calendar event background color in SharePoint 2016

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I hope this will be helpful to change the SharePoint 2013 calendar background color in SharePoint 2013/2016 or SharePoint Online.

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