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Add a Discount for Visit Indiana Week 2019

Visit Indiana Week is an annual celebration of all of the wonderful things to see and do in the Hoosier State. To celebrate, businesses and attractions around Indiana are offering discounted or free admission on one or more of the themed days during the week. IOTD hopes to build on our 2018 week of promotions, which generated 730,000+ impressions!

To kick things off on May 5, DNR will once again offer free admission to its 51 properties for “State Parks Sunday”. May 6th will be “Get Moving Monday”—take part in an outdoor yoga class, go on a hike, explore a cave. Tempt their taste buds on “Tasty Tuesday”--- we have outstanding local restaurants in all four corners of the state. Let’s show off our signature dishes! On “Wayback Wednesday”—we are urging visitors to go to a State Historic Site, a local museum or anything history related. On May 8th --raise a glass for “Thirsty Thursday”. Let’s show some Hoosier Hospitality at our hundreds of breweries and wineries across the state. With “Family Fun Friday”- the sky is the limit. Anything a family can do together in our state will be considered. And we round out the week with “Sweet Saturday”. Ice cream, candy- anything you can think of to cure the sweet tooth!

Find below the full schedule and instructions on how your business/attraction can participate!

May 5 - State Parks Sunday
May 6 - Get Moving Monday
May 7 - Tasty Tuesday
May 8 - Wayback Wednesday
May 9 - Thirsty Thursday
May 10 - Family Fun Friday
May 11 - Sweet Saturday

Step 1: Create a Free Discount Listing on AdPortal

  • Login to AdPortal (or create a new account)
  • Click Create New Ad and then select Free Discount LIsting under the heading
  • Complete the listing form, making sure to select Visit Indiana Week as your Listing category.
    • Make sure to include a link to your website or the website of the participating business so that readers can get more information.
  • Create more listings!
  • Complete the checkout process in the top right corner.
  • Have a business that is always free and doesn't require a discount? Create a "Free Online Listing".
  • Already have a listing on our site for your free attraction? Send us an email and we'll make sure it is included in our promotions.

Step 2: Upload an image or images to help us promote the participating attraction or business

  • Upload images here
    • Please make sure to label the image files by having the name of the business included in the file name.
    • If uploading multiple images for one business/attraction, please add a new folder titled with the business name.

Step 3: Promote #VisitIndianaWeek on Social Media and Your Other Channels!