Property Name



This property specifies the name of the calendar.

Value Type


Property Parameters

IANA, non-standard, alternate text representation, and language property parameters can be specified on this property.


This property can be specified multiple times in an iCalendar object. However, each property MUST represent the name of the calendar in a different language.


This property is used to specify a name of the iCalendar object that can be used by calendar user agents when presenting the calendar data to a user. Whilst a calendar only has a single name, multiple language variants can be specified by including this property multiple times with different "LANGUAGE" parameter values on each.

Format Definition

This property is defined by the following notation:

 name       = "NAME" nameparam ":" text CRLF

nameparam  = *(
           ; The following are OPTIONAL,
           ; but MUST NOT occur more than once.
           (";" altrepparam) / (";" languageparam) /
           ; The following is OPTIONAL,
           ; and MAY occur more than once.
           (";" other-param)


The following is an example of this property

 NAME:Company Vacation Days

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