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Time Out employs a team of expert critics to deliver the most credible guide to city life on the market. We share the latest recommendations and features across multiple verticals—bi-weekly in New York and quarterly in Chicago and NY Kids—reaching an audience of social adventurers and cultural explorers.

Custom print executions are available to maximize a brand's reach within Time Out's print publications.

  • Cover wrap
  • Flip cover
  • Custom insert
  • Custom distribution
  • Custom advertorials
  • Editorial sponsorship and adjacencies

Rates

Position Open Rate
Time Out New York
Full Page $18,000
1/2 Page $10,800
1/4 Page $5,400
1/8 Page $2,700
Cover 2 $22,500
Cover 3 $19,800
Cover 4 $23,400

Time Out Chicago
Full Page $9,000
1/2 Page $5,400
1/4 Page $2,700
1/8 Page $1,350
Cover 2 $11,250
Cover 3 $9,900
Cover 4 $11,700

Rates

Position Open Rate
Time Out New York Kids 
Full Page $6,500
1/2 Page $3,900
1/4 Page $1,950
1/8 Page $975
Cover 2 $8,125
Cover 3 $7,150
Cover 4 $8,450

Specs for Time Out New York, Time Out Chicago

Bleed ads (width x height, inches)

  • Page trim size: 7.75 x 10.5
  • Page bleed size: 8.25 x 11
  • Spread trim size: 15.5 x 10.5
  • Spread bleed size: 16 x 11

Live area must be 1/4" away from trim size. Bleed must extend 1/4"
beyond trim on all sides. White knockout type must be 6 pt. minimum size. (Helvetica or similar font size)

Non-bleed ads (width x height, inches)

  • 1/2 horizontal: 7.125 x 4.6875
  • 1/2 vertical: 3.5 x 9.5
  • 1/2 horizontal spread: 15 x 4.6875
  • 1/4 square: 3.5 x 4.6875
  • 1/4 horizontal: 7.125 x 2.2812
  • 1/4 vertical: 1.6875 x 9.5
  • 1/8 horizontal: 3.5 x 2.2812
  • 1/8 vertical: 1.6875 x 4.6875

Fractional ads must include a clear border to delineate between editorial and advertising content. If a border is not included, we reserve the right to create one. Fractional ads will not bleed.


Specs for Time Out New York Kids

Bleed ads (width x height, inches)

  • Page trim size: 7 x 10
  • Page bleed size: 7.5 x 10.5
  • Spread trim size: 14 x 10
  • Spread bleed size: 14.5 x 10.5

Live area must be 1/4" away from trim size. Bleed must extend 1/4"
beyond trim on all sides. White knockout type must be 6 pt. minimum size. (Helvetica or similar font size)

Non-bleed ads (width x height, inches)

  • Spread: 13 x 9
  • Full page: 6.125 x 9
  • 1/2 horizontal: 6.125 x 4.4375
  • 1/2 vertical: 3 x 9
  • 1/2 horizontal spread: 13 x 4.4375
  • 1/4 square: 3 x 4.4375
  • 1/8 horizontal: 3 x 2.1563
  • 1/8 vertical: 1.4375 x 4.4375
  • 1/16 page: 1.4375 x 2.1563

Fractional ads must include a clear border to delineate between editorial and advertising content. If a border is not included, we reserve the right to create one. Fractional ads will not bleed.

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2019-2020 Print Schedules

Time Out New York

2019
November
Holiday Preview; Cool things to do with kids

Issue Date: 11/13/19

Best of 2019; Gift Guide

Issue Date: 11/27/19

December
The Do List; New Year's Eve

Issue Date: 12/11/19

2020 Preview; Fitness Classes

Issue Date: 12/25/19

2020
January 
NY on the Cheap; Ski Trips

Issue Date: 01/22/20

February
Dating in NYC; Fashion Week

Issue Date: 02/05/20

Secret NYC; Women's Month; Broadway

Issue Date: 02/19/20

Time Out New York

2020
March
Street Art; Spring Preview

Issue Date: 03/04/20

Coffee!; Time Out's City Index

Issue Date: 03/18/20

April
Make the World a Better Place; Spa Week

Issue Date: 04/01/20

Museums; Spring Travel; Food Fests

Issue Date: 04/22/20

May
Rooftops; Summer Music Fests; Glamping

Issue Date: 05/06/20

The Drink List; Memorial Day Travel; Street Food

Issue Date: 05/20/20

June
Theater; Tony Awards

Issue Date: 06/03/20

Celebrate Pride; Lincoln Center; Open House

Issue Date: 06/17/20

July
Pets; Independence Day; Ice Cream

Issue Date: 07/01/20

Get Out of New York; Burgers

Issue Date: 07/22/20

Time Out New York

2020
August
NYC's Coolest Neighborhoods; Pizza

Issue Date: 08/05/20

Best of the Best; Last Chance at Summer

Issue Date: 08/19/20

September
Best of Fall; Labor Day

Issue Date: 09/02/20

Film in NYC; Fall Broadway; Instagrammable NYC

Issue Date: 09/16/20

October
The Eat List; Only in NYC

Issue Date: 10/07/20

NYC's Art Scene; Halloween; 2020 Election

Issue Date: 10/21/20

November
The Future of NYC; 2020 Marathon; Comedy

Issue Date: 11/04/20

Holiday Preview; Dating

Issue Date: 11/18/20

December
The Best of NYC; Gift Guide; Comfort Food

Issue Date: 12/09/20

Make the Best of 2021; Film Awards

Issue Date: 12/23/20

Quarterly Publications

New York Kids
2019
Holiday Issue

Issue Date: 11/06/19

2020
Camp Issue

Issue Date: 02/19/20

Birthday Issue

Issue Date: 05/13/20

Back to School Issue

Issue Date: 08/12/20

Holiday Issue

Issue Date: 11/11/20


Chicago
2019
Locals Only Issue

Issue Date: 12/18/19

2020
Editorial Content TBD

Issue Date: 03/18/20

Editorial Content TBD

Issue Date: 05/15/20

Editorial Content TBD

Issue Date: 09/16/20

Editorial Content TBD

Issue Date: 12/16/20