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PDX Parent is by parents for parents. No other publication in the Portland-metro area covers the issues that matter to local families the way PDX Parent does. Our attention is always on local topics and their impact on parents in our community. Our editorial staff and freelance writers and photographers know the area inside and out because we all are raising children in the Pacific Northwest. And we care about all members of our community. PDX Parent is locally owned and operated.


PDX Parent prints 11 issues a year, plus one Welcome Guide . Our issues include 6 in-issue guides. PDX Parent distributes over 15,000 copies to 500+ locations throughout the Portland-metro area. Our Welcome Guide is distributed to the PDX airport, destination locations and visitor centers throughout the state.

We offer monthly special advertising sections, advertorial page spreads up to four pages and magazine inserts.

Print advertisers get 15% off digital display ads when their ad agreement includes 3 or more print ads. Digital display ads are website and e-newsletter display ads. All other digital ads are excluded.


Our website is optimized for parents on the go is the area’s most popular parenting website with over 90,000 users per month. Our site provides the area’s most comprehensive family calendar, family fun guides, resources guides and searchable online directory for everything from camps to schools to pediatricians and more.


PDX Parent makes it easy for families to find their fun, and that means meeting them where they are -scrolling through docial feeds on their phones. With over 39,000 followers across all platforms and growing daily, PDX parent is ideally situated to promote your business to our audience.
We can be found on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and Threads.


Reach more local families through our PDX Parent e-newsletters. We send out two PDX Parent newsletters each week (Sunday and Wednesday) to our opt-in only subscribers, promoting our editorial content and highlighting events for the ipcoming weekend. We also send our periodic dedicated emails to spotlight our guides, client-sponsored information and magazine content.


Using information and graphics provided by you, we send your message directly to the inboxes of our digital opt-in subscribers. Dedicated E-blasts run on Tuesdays and Thursdays only.

Digital Business Directory

Parents look to PDX Parent for local resources. Make sure they can find your business in our searchable online business directory. We cover everything from professional services, summer camps, schools and preschools, birthday resources, and so much more.


We bring your business together with lots of PDX families at our Sneak Peek Summer Camps Expo and our Family Festival.

Multi-Channel Marketing

The strength of PDX Parent’s brand and wide reach allows us to connect hundreds of brands, business and community organizations with our audience. Let our team tailor a package to meet your needs. Our clients find success when their brand spans our multiple channels.

For print or digital advertising information and pricing, please contact:

Eastside/Vancouver Account Executive
Ashley Argyropoulos; 503-922-0893,
Westside Account Executive
Lauren Wylie; 503-331-8184,

Advertiser Resources

Print Deadlines & Ad Specifications

Special Print Advertising

Digital Ad Specifications

Special Digital Advertising

Online Directory Advertising

E-Newsletter Advertising

PDX Parent Reader Favorites

Welcome Guide

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