We are the freshest publication on the block! Our mission is to bring you the most exciting, innovative, interesting, and unique events and attractions centered around the Saugatuck/Douglas area of West Michigan. We publish in print and online bi-weekly from the end of April through December. Additional promotions of events and advertisers will also occur on our Facebook page.
Bill McIlwaine - Publisher
Marilyn Migliore - Editor
Estimated reach: 20,000 individuals bi-weekly including 7,500+ residents across Fennville, Holland, Saugatuck, Douglas, South Haven and the Lakeshore. For a complete distribution list please see the following page. The most updated distribution info can be found on our website.
Saugatuck’s popluation grows 300% in the summer, attracting affluent visitors from Chicago, Grand Rapids, Detroit, and beyond. The area is known as Michigan’s Art Coast for a good reason! The area is also a popular LGBTQ+ vacation destination.
In 2019 5.8 million visitors came to Michigan and spent more than $2.3 billion! Visitation declined during the pandemic but is expected to continue to increase significantly through 2023.
Bella Vita Salon & Suites
Blue Star Gym
Blue Star Shell Station
Fenn Valley Wine Store
Investment Classics, LLC
James Brandess Art Studio Judson Heath Colonial Inn
Kilwin’s (main store) Landsharks
Mill Pond Realty
Phil’s Bar & Grill
Saugatuck City Hall
Saugatuck Drug Store
Saugatuck Mini Golf
Saugatuck Twp Office
Ship N Shore
The Annex Coffee Shop
The Sand Bar
Twin Oaks Inn
Uncommon Grounds (Box)
Wine Sellers (not Hidden Gardens)
Back Alley Pizza
Blue Star Café
Douglas City Hall
J. Petter Gallery
Lake Vista Grocery (Dumonds)
Lakeshore Pet Boutique
The Dunes Resort
What Not Inn
Blue Goose Café
Crane’s Pie Pantry
Gas Station Downtown
Lyons Farm Market
Shell Station – M89/Blue Star The Little Store
Wagoner’s Grocery Store
2023 Seasonal Bonus Distribution South Haven & Holland, MI
Our distribution list is constantly expanding!
Want to become a WH distributor?
Please contact our publisher, Bill, at email@example.com
April 28 - January 5, 2023
Premium positions available. Call for details.
Print and digital placement
Design services included
in long-term contracts
Prices are subject to change
3.67' x 4.75"
$195 - Bi-weekly
$150 - 6+ Issues
3.67' x 3.125"
$125 - Bi-weekly
$105 - 6+ Issues
3.67" x 1.6"
$65 - Bi-weekly
$55 - 6+ Issues
7.5" x 10"
$655 - Bi-weekly
$605 - 6+ Issues
7.5" x 4.75"
$355 - Bi-weekly
$305 - 6+ Issues
7.5" x 2"
$295 - Bi-weekly
$255 - 6+ Issues
2023 EDITORIAL CALENDAR
27th: Edition II, Issue #1: Glimpses of Spring
Features: Cinco de Mayo (May 5th). Tulip Time (May 6-14th). Kentucky Derby (May 6th)
11th: Edition II, Issue #2: Michigan’s Blossom Time
Features: Mother's Day (May 14th)
25th: Edition II, Issue #3: Memorial Day Issue
Features: Memorial Day (May 29th). Pride Fest (June 1-30th)
8th: Edition II, Issue #4: Garden Issue
Features: Flag Day. Father’s Day (June 18th). First day of Summer (June 21st). Garden Centers.
22nd: Edition II, Issue #5: All About America Issue
Features: Independence Day (July 4th) activities.
6th: Edition II, Issue #6: Best of Summer Issue
Features: Best beaches, hiking, dune rides, outdoor activities and more.
20th: Edition II, Issue #7: Parade of Boats
Features: Venetian Festival Weekend (July 28 - 30th). Best boating areas and marinas, festivals
3rd: Edition II, Issue #8: Michigan Fruit Basket
Features: National Blueberry Festival
(August 10 - 13th). U-Pick fruit, local wineries, cider house, fruit festivals.
17th: Edition II, Issue #9: Health and Wellness Issue
Features: Spas, salons, yoga studios and wellness trends
31st: Edition II, Issue #10: Labor Day Issue
Features: Labor Day (September 4th). Last days of Summer activities
14th: Edition II, Issue #11: Autumn Harvest Issue
Features: Fall Harvest. First Day of Autumn (September 23rd). Columbus Day (October 9th)
12th: Edition II, Issue #12: Halloween Issue
Features: Halloween (October 31st). Corn Mazes, Cider Mills, Pumpkin Patches, Hayrides and more.
9th: Edition II, Issue #13: Thanksgiving Issue
Features: Thanksgiving (November 23rd). Veteran's Day (November 11th). Parades, Tree Lighting Ceremonies, Holiday Concerts.
7th: Edition II, Issue #14: Holiday Season Issue
Features: Christmas/New Years (December 25th and January 1, 2024) Christmas Tree Farms, Holiday Markets and more.
SUBJECT TO UPDATES. CHECK OUR WEBSITE REGULARLY
Accepted Advertising Formats:
.PDF, .TIF, .EPS, .JPG, .AI, . PSD, .PNG
Word, Excel, Pages, PowerPoint, or images beneath 300dpi
If your submitted ad needs more than 10 minutes of editing we will notify you and you can re-submit or pay for design services.
PLEASE NOTE! We may not have the time to do extensive editing on content submitted on the due date. If your content is not up to par we will notify you and it will not run. Please give yourself and us enough time to make sure you look stunning in print and online.
Contact Bill 312-493-8845
Please use this form to send us your advertising and editorial content. Make sure that your images are at their highest resolution.
FOR EDITORIAL ONLY: If you would like to send us an email about your event or attraction please send details to firstname.lastname@example.org.
NOTES ON AD SPACE:
Please reference the ad spec sheet when designing your own ad if you plan to submit complete artwork. For clients requesting design services please be sure that any images you want included are 300dpi at 100% resolution. If you need help with this please call Bill at 312-493-8845. The reason we are strict on resolution and sizes is that we want to maintain a high standard in both our print and digital editions. In other words, we want you to look your best!
We currently do not offer digital-only ad space but if that is something you are interested please contact Bill at 312-493-8845 or email us.