CIRCA Magazine is the area's premier lifestyle magazine that has been serving residents of and newcomers to the northern Wake County region for 18 years. CIRCA accurately reflects all that is new and current in our corner of the Triangle.

With timely advertising and editorial about Wake Forest and the surrounding area, as well as relevant and valuable lifestyle information, CIRCA speaks directly to readers in this affluent region.

CIRCA Magazine is designed to serve these readers - your prospects and customers - to inform and prepare them for making their best buying decisions.


  • Reach and influence a qualified, target market of approximately 20,000 affluent readers every quarter - those with disposable income and the need/desire for your products/services, all in the northern Wake County area.
  • Promote and increase the visibility of your company's products and services in a high-quality lifestyle magazine at an affordable price.
  • Raise awareness of your company and its products or services in a rapidly growing market of upscale consumers. Differentiate your company from your competitors.
  • Create top-of-mind awareness so that your organization will be included in consumers' buying decisions.


CIRCA Magazine directly connects you with approximately 20,000 qualified, affluent residents of and newcomers to the prestigious northern Wake County area four times per year. Our distribution strategy is designed to maximize advertisers' marketing return on investment (MROI). CIRCA optimizes its advertisers' exposure to their targeted customer audience by saturating this geographic market. CIRCA strives to increase advertisers' MROI by making the magazine readily available to their customers and prospects.

CIRCA Magazine is distributed for FREE at 230+ strategic distribution points throughout the Wake Forest, North Raleigh, Rolesville, and northern Wake County region - locations where your customers and prospects frequent, from grocery stores to restaurants to doctors offices to retail stores, and more.

In addition, CIRCA Magazine is directly mailed to thousands of homeowners throughout this geographic area - including the 27587, 27614, 27613, and 27571 zip codes.


CIRCA Magazine also strongly utilizes its web presence to increase the exposure of your advertising campaign. In addition to the thousands of print magazines that are distributed to your prospective customers each quarter, digital editions with all ads linked to advertisers' websites are published on the CIRCA website. In addition, advertisers are categorized on the Business Directory. Also featured on the website are highlighted articles, upcoming area events, and more (these are also promoted via Facebook, Twitter @CIRCA_Magazine, and Instagram @circamagazine) driving viewers to our website and yours, providing further value-added benefit to your marketing campaign with CIRCA.

In addition, advertisers are featured on our social media platforms via "Advertiser Spotlights," with their current advertisements, business bio, and contact information provided - again, further promotion and exposure for CIRCA advertisers.


We offer a variety of ad sizes, ranging from Full Page to 1/4 Page. If you are interested in advertising your business with CIRCA Magazine to reach tens of thousands of prospective customers, please call 919-453-2555 or email for ad pricing.


January / February / March 2021: November 16, 2020
April / May / June 2021: February 22, 2021
July / August / September 2021: May 24, 2021
October / November / December 2021: August 18, 2020
January / February / March 2022: November 23, 2021

* Dates are subject to change