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Occoquan
Visitor's GuiDE

About the Publication
 

The Occoquan Visitors Guide is a tri-annual publication produced by Visit Occoquan, Inc. in coordination with the Town of Occoquan, Virginia.

Printed copies of the Visitor's Guide may be found in and around Occoquan, Virginia including the Occoquan Kiosk in front of the Mill House Museum, the Occoquan Town Hall, local hotels/lodging, and any businesses in town who wish to distribute it. Digital versions of the guide are available at visitoccoquanva.com and occoquanva.gov.

The centerfold of the booklet is a map of Occoquan with a directory of businesses. The publication also contains information about upcoming events, helpful tourist information, and timely articles pertaining to the town businesses and events.

 

All Occoquan, VA businesses are included in the map/directory for free, regardless of purchasing advertisement. Businesses must hold a valid Occoquan business license and be located in the business district to be included on the map. Home-based businesses or businesses not located within the business district will be listed separately from the map, but still included for free as a basic listing.

Additional questions? Email us at info@visitoccoquanva.com.

Benefits of advertising

  • Be seen by visitors inside and outside of town in Occoquan's official visitor's publication.

  • Offer discounts or incentives to your customers through your advertisement.

  • Only advertisers have links to their business website included in the digital version of the guide. One link per advertisement.

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OCQ rates are reserved for businesses and residents in the Town of Occoquan.

Deadlines for Summer 2024 issue (May-Aug):

  • Ad spaces for Summer 2024 are now full.

  • Friday, April 12, 2024 - Final artwork deadline

 

 

Additional questions? Email us at info@visitoccoquanva.com.

Graphic & File Specs

  • All files must be submitted in the correct size and specifications.

  • Design services are not included in ad fees.

  • Files must be submitted as PDF, EPS, or JPG only. Word Docs and Publisher files are not accepted.

  • All graphics should be 300 dpi for best resolution.

  • For EPS/PDF files created in Adobe, all fonts should be outlined.

  • CMYK color only. NO PMS/Pantone colors permitted.

 

Discounts & Terms

To be included in the Town map/directory, all Occoquan businesses must have a current town business license and be in good standing.

 

To receive the special "OCQ" advertisement rate, the business or resident must be in good standing with the Town of Occoquan.

Frequently Asked Questions

What kind of content is included?

The centerfold of the booklet is a map of Occoquan with a directory of businesses. The publication also contains information about upcoming events, helpful tourist information, and timely articles pertaining to the town businesses and events.

 

All businesses are included in the map/directory for free, regardless of purchasing advertisement. Businesses must hold a valid Occoquan business license and be located in the business district to be included on the map. Home-based businesses or businesses not located within the business district will be listed separately from the map, but still included for free as a basic listing.

 

Who produces the Occoquan Visitor's Guide?

The Occoquan Visitor's Guide is published in partnership by the Town of Occoquan and Visit Occoquan, Inc. The guide is paid for through ad purchases and does not use any business or resident tax revenue.

 

Where can people find it?

Printed copies of the Visitor's Guide can be found in the Occoquan Kiosk in front of the Mill House Museum, the Occoquan Town Hall, local hotels/lodging, and any businesses in town who wish to distribute it. This booklet has replaced all previously published town maps. Digital versions of the guide are available at visitoccoquanva.com and occoquanva.gov.

How long is circulation?

The Occoquan Visitor's Guide is printed three (3) times a year and is distributed for approximately four (4) months:

 

  • Winter/Spring -- January to April

  • Summer -- May to August

  • Fall/Holiday -- September to December 

May I combine multiple businesses into one ad space?

Yes, as long as you are the owner of all businesses, you may combine them into one advertising space. Please note ALL businesses must have valid Occoquan business license to receive the Town of Occoquan/OCQ discount.

Can my business be included on the map if it is not located in Occoquan?

No. The map is reserved for businesses in the historic/business district of Occoquan. Businesses with a valid town license operating out of their home or outside of the historic/business district may be included in the listing on the directory/map page, but will not have a physical location represented in the map.

Additional questions?

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