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Version: 2.2

How to get the events for a contract


Before getting started, make sure you have the following ready:

  • Node v.14+ or Python
  • NPM/Yarn or Pip

Step 1: Setup Moralis

First register your Moralis account and get your Moralis API Key.

Once you have your Moralis API Key, install the Moralis SDK in your project.

npm install moralis @moralisweb3/common-evm-utils

Step 2: Get events by contract

In order to get the events for a contract, Moralis provides you a getContractEvents endpoint to do so.

Here you'll need four parameters: address, chain, topic, and abi.

Once you have obtained both the address, chain, topic, and abi, you can copy the following code:

const Moralis = require("moralis").default;
const { EvmChain } = require("@moralisweb3/common-evm-utils");

const runApp = async () => {
await Moralis.start({
apiKey: "YOUR_API_KEY",
// ...and any other configuration

const address = "0x1f9840a85d5aF5bf1D1762F925BDADdC4201F984";

const chain = EvmChain.ETHEREUM;

const topic =

const abi = {
anonymous: false,
inputs: [
indexed: true,
internalType: "address",
name: "from",
type: "address",
{ indexed: true, internalType: "address", name: "to", type: "address" },
indexed: false,
internalType: "uint256",
name: "amount",
type: "uint256",
name: "Transfer",
type: "event",

const response = await{



Step 3: Run the script

To run the script, enter the following command:

node index.js

In your terminal, you should see the following JSON response:

"total": 3872827,
"page": 0,
"page_size": 100,
"result": [
"transaction_hash": "0xced1507250bf1ca24f364c0469c4b636238a39d611c1c6604a445465e4d5180d",
"address": "0x1f9840a85d5af5bf1d1762f925bdaddc4201f984",
"block_timestamp": "2023-01-17T03:40:23.000Z",
"block_number": "16423886",
"block_hash": "0x0d02e216160ebaf717ab27463208556be1da8d88ac87551f6835c7c2eb802e51",
"data": {
"from": "0x33ddd548fe3a082d753e5fe721a26e1ab43e3598",
"to": "0xdc685e9b6a410ddb832666e2f7dd99ed6f01d1c8",
"amount": "1000000000000000000"
"transaction_hash": "0x71347fcdf4f8d02d0d33b74bf843c2b25706260263e83d23003a3fe7b4072e7a",
"address": "0x1f9840a85d5af5bf1d1762f925bdaddc4201f984",
"block_timestamp": "2023-01-17T03:40:23.000Z",
"block_number": "16423886",
"block_hash": "0x0d02e216160ebaf717ab27463208556be1da8d88ac87551f6835c7c2eb802e51",
"data": {
"from": "0xe822446bbc57a5b9e5503ff03f74f37727b97eb2",
"to": "0x1d42064fc4beb5f8aaf85f4617ae8b3b5b8bd801",
"amount": "13662108510360931896332"
"transaction_hash": "0x4d0d06c708ceea8727bf841429fc854b1698914ab281e44c02c002a94ed1e986",
"address": "0x1f9840a85d5af5bf1d1762f925bdaddc4201f984",
"block_timestamp": "2023-01-17T03:39:59.000Z",
"block_number": "16423884",
"block_hash": "0x483fbab9a3517cf75804d867d6de6e33bc408aff5f4571c3d698141505e6943f",
"data": {
"from": "0x5f65f7b609678448494de4c87521cdf6cef1e932",
"to": "0xd25404fa6e47c81ed9a5dc6588715040678d72f8",
"amount": "12446301797964504131"

Congratulations 🥳 You just got the events for a contract address with just a few lines of code using the Moralis Events API!

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