This page contains the Timeline which displays all events that happened on The Vampire Diaries, The Originals and Legacies in chronological order. This includes events affecting characters found in Flashbacks and Flashforwards that have already come to pass.
- The earliest point in time shown is the recounting of Sybil in 750 B.C. in An Eternity of Misery.
- Excluding the flashbacks, The Vampire Diaries takes place from September 6, 2009 til March 7, 2018, which is exactly 8 and a half years.
- Excluding the flashbacks, The Originals takes place from September 6, 2011 (exactly two years after TVD) til May 2026, which is 14 years and 8 months.
- Excluding the flashbacks, Legacies takes place from February 25, 2028 til (as of 3x16) late spring 2029, which is about 15 months.