Seattle Pride Guide

Seattle Pride Guide 2018
Jun 1 – 24, 2018

Partner since 2015

There is no better way to reach the LGBT community than through the Official Seattle Pride Guide, the only comprehensive guide to Seattle’s Pride events.

When you advertise in the Seattle Pride Guide, you’re doing so much more than placing an ad. Business and brands that support Seattle Pride are showcasing their commitment to honoring the history of the LGBT community in Seattle and looking ahead to a future of unity and equality.

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In 2013, the total buying power of the adult U.S. lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender population was projected at $830 billion. Advertising in the Seattle Pride Guide is the best way to get your brand or business in front of the local LGBT community.

2nd largest community 2nd largest community

Seattle is the second largest LGBT community in the US

13% of population 13% of population

13% of Seattle’s population is LGBT

#1 for gay coupled households #1 for gay coupled households

Seattle is ranked #1 in the nation for gay coupled households

friendliest city friendliest city

Seattle has been named the “LGBT-friendliest city in America”

equality index: 100 equality index: 100

Seattle’s Municipal Equality Index* score: 100


50,000 circulation
Full page $3,538
2/3 page $2,359
1/3 page $1,179


Pride Guide 2018
Pride Guide 2017
Pride Guide 2016
Pride Guide 2015


Share with your graphic designer or art director to achieve the best results possible for your ad.


Ad materials are due one week after the space closing date of each publication. Your Account Executive will provide the appropriate deadlines for your customized schedule.


If you have any concerns about color fidelity with your ad, we recommend that you submit a contract quality digital color proof.

Ad Production Services

Encore provides layout, typesetting, scanning and prepress services. Costs vary according to the type of work required. Production costs are non-commissionable. For more information, please contact your Account Executive.

Contact Info


production at


206.443.0445 x116


425 North 85th Street
Seattle, Washington 98103

Print Ad Formatting

Preferred format: PDF file (prepress optimized, CMYK, fonts embedded). If a PDF file is inconsistent with Encore’s ad specifications, the ad will be returned to the advertiser for modification, or run as submitted. Alternate ad formats: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop. Should a submitted file require modification to meet these ad specifications, the advertiser will be notified that it may be subject to production charges.

Fonts: Encore cannot accept PC fonts. Suggestion: If an ad requires several fonts, or a PC font, the ad should be crated in a vector-based program such as illustrator, with fonts converted to outlines.

Unacceptable formats: PDFs created using PDF Writer, Publisher, Corel, Word, Excel or PowerPoint.

Modifications to ads: Should a submitted file require modification to meet Encore’s ad specifications, the advertiser will be notified that the ad may be subject to production charges. Encore reserves the right to substitute fonts.


Trim Size8.375" x 10.875"
Live Area7.375" x 9.875"
ColorFour color process (CMYK) or Grayscale (BW)
Maximum Ink Density300%
Line Screen150dpi
Image ResolutionPhotos (300dpi), Line Art (1200dpi)
Format3 column
Column Width2.25"
Binding HeadSaddle-stitched (Guide), Perfect-bound (Catalog)
PrintingHeatset Web Offset

Ads may be submitted in PDF or alternate formats in the following sizes (measurements listed W x H):

Pride Guide Ads
Full page w/ bleed8.625" x 11.125"
Full page7.375" x 9.875"
2/3 vertical4.75" x 9.875"
1/3 vertical2.25" x 9.875"
1/3 square4.75" x 4.875"