Experience the power of niche marketing

Still dumping money into mass marketing campaigns and hoping for the best?Target an audience that will buy, buy again, and refer their friends.

Need help selling tickets?

We got you.

Option 1: Tap into the Tucson Foodie megaphone (paid option) 📣

Over 40,000 people read Tucson Foodie every week. Our reach on Instagram has skyrocketed to >400,000 people every week. Our newsletter goes out to 35,000 people every Wednesday with a killer 42% open rate.Let our team will put together a campaign that taps all our different channels to drive ticket sales, increase word-of-mouth buzz and leave you (and your sponsors) feeling great.Pricing ranges from $250-$1,500.

"Thank you for such an amazing piece of journalism. I am extremely pleased with the festival and amazingly happy with your overall coverage. I am now even more appreciative of your work, so thank you again!" - Todd Hanley, Agave Heritage Festival. May, 2023

Option 2: Make your event go viral (free option)

The members of our Insiders club are always hungry for new experiences. They love food, wine, culture, art, music and much more.Make them feel special with access to pre-sale tickets, a special discount, or a complimentary upgrade.We'll invite them via text, email and push notifications via the Tucson Foodie mobile app.You can sit back and watch the ticket sales roll in when they not only buy a ticket to your event, but invite their friends to join.

Option 3: List your event for free

Adding your event to the Tucson Foodie event calendar is always free. 🙌

Looking for a new way to drive business this year?

Tap into the foodies.

Why market to foodies?

Foodies make great customers. They love supporting local. They've got money to spend. And they love spreading the word about things they love.

What's up with Tucson Foodie?

In 2023, we invested in growth and made some key upgrades:

  • All of our content is now free (no paywall)

  • 100% of our content is available in Español

  • Our new interactive guides are a hit

  • We launched a new club for super foodies

As a result:

  • Web traffic and social media reach exploded

  • Over 40,000 people now read Tucson Foodie every week

  • Our reach on Instagram has skyrocketed to >400,000 people every week

  • Our newsletter goes out to 35,000 people every Wednesday with a killer 42% open rate

  • Our Insiders club is on its way to 3,000 members

  • Our festivals and dinners attract tens of thousands of people annually

What does that mean for you?

  • More eyeballs on your brand

  • More clicks to your site

  • More new customers

  • More revenue

Whiskey Del Bac's ads on tucsonfoodie.com have received 12,585,580 impressions (as of Jan 2024)

How do we work with brands?

We're doing things differently in 2024.We're only working with 30 select brand partners.Each brand partner gets:

  • ⭐⭐⭐ Category exclusivity ⭐⭐⭐

  • Multi-channel exposure across web, social, email, and IRL events

  • Help from our graphic design team

  • Detailed monthly reporting

  • Outstanding communication and support

Welcome to our newest partner!

Our reach may be big, but we're a small team. Feel free to reach Shane (Head Foodie) directly at 636-538-0326 or at shane@tucsonfoodie.com.

Let's just be friends

Our mission is to lift up and strengthen the local restaurant scene.(that means we don't want your money)

Option 1: Become a Tucson Foodie Restaurant Partner

  • Generate more foot traffic

  • Build relationships with Tucson Foodie Insiders

  • Receive priority for announcing news on tucsonfoodie.com

  • Get extra love from @tucsonfoodie on Instagram

  • Get highlighted in our Best-Of Guides

  • Host an R&D dinner with your chef (and make $)

  • Host a mixer with our community

Option 2: Host an Insiders Mixer

What you give

Bites and drinks + a space for us to gather

What you get

  • A marketing package worth up to $2,000 from Tucson Foodie, including 1 Instagram reel (100k followers), run-of-site ads on tucsonfoodie.com for 1 month (200-300k unique visitors), and one ad in our newsletter (40k @ 42% open rate)

  • Increased Exposure: The event provides exposure to a targeted audience of Tucson Foodie members, creating awareness about your restaurant or event space among food enthusiasts.

  • Word-of-Mouth Marketing: Attendees may share their positive experience with your venue, leading to organic word-of-mouth marketing within the local foodie community.

  • Networking Opportunities: Hosting the mixer allows you to connect with our team of influencers, food bloggers, and local personalities, fostering valuable relationships within the culinary scene.

  • Social Media Coverage: Attendees will share their experience on social media platforms, generating organic social media content and further promoting your venue.

  • Community Engagement: Hosting local foodie events demonstrates your commitment to the community and helps build a positive image for your venue.

  • Increased Foot Traffic: A successful mixer can translate into increased foot traffic as attendees may visit your venue for regular dining or recommend it to friends and family.