Calendarific is a comprehensive JSON API for obtaining public and bank holidays programmatically for free. They provide calendars with dates and information on public holidays and bank holidays in over 230 countries around the world. For more information on Calendarific see the company website.

In the context of Nintex Automation Cloud, Calendarific is a connector Service used to define a connection required for associated actions and start events. Examples include Salesforce and Box. Method of integration to cloud services, business applications and content stores. and is used to create connections for Calendarificactions A tool for building the processes, logic, and direction within workflows.. Calendarific actions are used to retrieve holidays by countries.

Create a Calendarific connection

Note: Your browser-stored credentials are accessed to create connections. Either clear credentials from browser memory or make sure the stored credentials are for the intended environment.

Create a connection from the connections page or from the action configuration panel when configuring the action. For information about creating connections and assigning permissions, see Manage connections.

Complete the following fields when creating the connection:

In this field

Select or enter the following

Connection name A name for your new connection
API Key Your Calendarific API key. Access your Calendarific API key in your account page.

Calendarific account requirements

  • You must use a Calendarific API key to create a connection. Access your Calendarific API key in your account page.

  • The free Calendarific account only supports a maximum of 1000 requests. You must subscribe to a Calendarific plan to use this connector.

Create an Calendarific data source

Use the Calendarific data source to retrieve the available countries from a Calendarific connection and create a drop-down list in a form.

You can create a Calendarific data source to:

  • Get countries: retrieve a list of countries from Calendarific.

Each data source is configured for a specific Calendarific connection. You can create as many data sources as you need.

Calendarific data source fields

To access the data source fields, in the Add data source section, select the Calendarific Connector and the Operation.


Field or selection


Get databases Connection

The connection for the data source.