Square Payment Gateway

Use Square to accept payments for event registrations through credit cards, debit cards, Google Pay, and Apple Pay.

Event organizers like you choose Event Espresso for selling event registrations or tickets for conferences, classes, courses, concerts, and more! Combine an event registration plugin for WordPress like Event Espresso with our Square add-on to receive event payments from attendees through credit cards, debit cards, Google Pay, or Apple Pay.

Special Offer: Save Up to $5000

Merchants or sellers in the US, UK, and Canada that are new to Square or who have not processed more than $100 in the past 180 days can save up to $5000 off processing fees for 180 days. Click the link of your country name to redeem this offer.

Why Square?

Your attendees can register on your WordPress website using your event registration form with Square through Event Espresso and pay for their event registrations using a credit card, Google Pay, or Apple Pay. With the Square add-on, attendees can pay online and you’ll see the funds appear instantly in your Square merchant account.

Preview of the Square payment form fields for Event Espresso

New to Square? You can have a new merchant account with Square ready to go in just a few days. Then you can accept event payments for your event registrations by integrating with Square.


My first event using Event Espresso — just went live. So far, Event Espresso has been easy to work with and get set up and functional. It performed well during all of our tests. And now…. it is LIVE. Very exciting.Thanks for all of the help through the couple of little questions that came up. –Donna Price


How do I get started with Square for my events?

Are you already using Event Espresso for your event registrations on your WordPress website? You can purchase the Square extension for Event Espresso here while logged into your account on EventEspresso.com. You’ve successfully purchased Square if it’s reflected in the downloads area found in the lower right of your account page.

Need a support license for Event Espresso?

Here are the steps to get started with Event Espresso and Square today.

1) Join other event organizers who trust Event Espresso for their event registrations and purchase a support license for Event Espresso right now

2) Afterward, you’ll be logged into your new account on EventEspresso.com, and a welcome email will be sent to your email address

3) Follow the quick start guide for Event Espresso to get up and running quickly with your events through Event Espresso and Square


Frequently asked questions about Square

Is a WordPress website required?
Event Espresso and the Square extension are both plugins for WordPress so you’ll need a website running WordPress to use them.

Is an SSL certificate needed for Square?
A dedicated SSL certificate is recommended if you are accepting payments on your website.

Where is Google Pay and Apple Pay available?
Google Pay and Apple pay are available in select countries. See our documentation page for more information.


You are covered by our 30-day money back guarantee!

The Square documentation can help you with questions like:

– How do I install the add-on on my WordPress website once I’ve purchased it from EventEspresso.com?
– How do I set up the extension once I install and activate it on my WordPress website?
– What are some common questions about the add-on?

Check out the documentation for Square.

Still, need more help? Log in to your account on EventEspresso.com and get help from our support team today.

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