This document describes the current stable version of Celery (5.4). For development docs, go here.

Celery - Distributed Task Queue

Celery is a simple, flexible, and reliable distributed system to process vast amounts of messages, while providing operations with the tools required to maintain such a system.

It’s a task queue with focus on real-time processing, while also supporting task scheduling.

Celery has a large and diverse community of users and contributors, you should come join us on IRC or our mailing-list.

Celery is Open Source and licensed under the BSD License.


This project relies on your generous donations.

If you are using Celery to create a commercial product, please consider becoming our backer or our sponsor to ensure Celery’s future.

Getting Started

  • If you’re new to Celery you can get started by following the First Steps with Celery tutorial.

  • You can also check out the FAQ.


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