See our review from 5 of the best datepicker plugins of the web.

Top 5: Best jquery and javascript datepickers plugins

Reservations, birth date etc. The following collection of plugins will make your life easier if you're trying to implement a datepicker for your project.

5. PickMeUp

Github | Demo

Pick me up is a really simple, powerful and customizable IE 10+ Opera 12.1+ Latest versions of Firefox and Chrome. Allow integration with UIKat and Twitter Bootstrap.

PickMeUp Demo

4. Pick a day

Github | Demo

Pikaday is a lightweight Javascript datepicker with no dependencies. Pikaday does not require jQuery, however there is a jQuery plugin version too.

  • Lightweight (less than 5kb minified and gzipped)
  • No dependencies (but plays well with Moment.js)
  • Modular CSS classes for easy styling

Pick a day demo

3. Air datepicker

Github | Demo

Air Datepicker is a lightweight cross-browser jQuery datepicker, built with es5 and css-flexbox. Works in all modern browsers.


2. pickadate.js

Github | Demo

Pickadate.js is a mobile-friendly, responsive, and lightweight jQuery date & time input picker. There’s a tonne of options to customize the date and time pickers, such as month/year selectors, time intervals, etc. There’s also a rich API to extend the functionality of the picker.

Pickadate demo

1. Bootstrap Datepicker

Github | Demo

Bootstrap datepicker is a datepicker for bootstrap.

Bootstrap datepicker


jQuery Date Range Picker

Github | Demo

jQuery Date Range Picker is a jQuery plugin that allows user to select a date range.


  • Requires jQuery 1.3.2+, Moment 2.2.0+
  • Supports IE6+, Firefox, Chrome, Safari and other standard HTML5 browsers.
  • Supports multi-language
  • Fully CSS styled

jQuery Date Range Picker

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