Advertise in the Island Moon!


The Island Moon newspaper is published every Thursday.


Newspaper circulation is 10,000 copies per week as follows:

25oo copies -- Free on Mustang Island and Port A. businesses

2000 copies -- Free in over 50 Padre Island businesses and condos

2000 copies -- Free in businesses in Flour Bluff

3500 copies -- Thrown to every home in Padre Island

We now have thousands of online readers from our local area


Weekly Advertising Rates:


2.5 x 2.5 inches | Black Price: $45 | Color Price: $65

2.5 x 5 inches     | Black Price: $100 | Color Price: $150

5 x 5 inches         | Black Price: $200 | Color Price: $250

5 x 10 inches      | Black Price: $300  | Color Price: $400

10 x 10.25 inches | Black Price: $550 | Color Price $660

10 x 20.5 inches | Black Price: $1100 | Color Price $1200


  • Get a 10% discount if you pay in advance for advertising in 6 issues of The Moon -- you can choose in which issues you'd like your ad to appear
  • All ad copy is due by Tuesday of the week you plan to run your ad no later
    4 p.m.
  • There is a $45/hour charge to create or change your ads.
  • Ad copy can be emailed to
  • If you'd like to make your own advertisements, please use one of the following file types: TIFF, JPEG, EPS or PDF. 
    We cannot use Publisher or Microsoft Word files unless they are saved in a proper format.
    Most applications can SAVE AS one of the acceptable file types.
  •  Please be sure to embed your fonts!
  • DPI must be at least 150 DPI to insure crisp printing.
  • No bleeds.
  • Please use CMYK color.
  • Web page advertising is available for an additional fee
    only with purchase of print ads.
    Please call the Island Moon at
    (361) 949-7700 for more information.