Reserve your space in the 2017 Summer Guide today!


The Reader’s Quarterly Guides are the keys to the culture in the Quad Cities.

Your brand, message, and advertising reaches over 45,000 readers adjacent to over 1,300 events, all in a single issue! From live music and theater to museums and health classes, sports and lectures to art exhibits and festivals – the Summer Guide has it all in one easy to read, organized compendium, covering June, July, and August (browse the 2016 Spring Guide, on stands now). If it’s happening in the Quad Cities this summer, you’ll find it in our 2017 Summer Guide!



The Summer Guide includes a special resource just for families, too: the KWQC Family Fun Guide, which showcases all the great things kids and families can do in the Quad Cities throughout the season!

Maximize your reach with three months of advertising in a single comprehensive issue.

17,500 copies of the June 8 issue will be picked up at over 800 locations throughout the Quad Cities. An additional 4,500 overrun copies will be picked up throughout the rest of spring via re-distribution. Click here to see our distribution list.


Reserve space by May 31 – Published June 8



Your business can be the sponsor of What’s Going On in the Quad Cities all season long! Cover sponsorship includes:

  • Professional photography shoot
  • CD or Dropbox of photos for additional usage
  • Cover imagery and logo for the 2017 Summer Guide
  • Full page ad in the Summer Guide, or 1/2 page ad in the Guide and 1/2 page ad later
  • Overrun of Summer Guide distributed for next 2.5 months at over 200 high traffic locations
  • Cover imagery featured on KWQC TV-6 News promotional commercials
  • Cover featured in all cross promotion in print, online and social media

Deadline for securing Cover Sponsorship is May 17, 2017!


(563) 324-0049 |

Want to make the most of your advertising? Try our Four Seasons Special and save 20% on your advertising in all four seasonal guides!

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