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15 Customizable Free Flyer Templates & Design Tips

Written by: Jessie Strongitharm

Dec 29, 2022

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If you want to inform people about your business, products, events and promotions, there’s nothing like a good old-fashioned flyer. A tried and true marketing tactic, these visuals are an incredibly effective way to reach your target market and drive meaningful results. 

There’s just one problem…

Making flyers from scratch can be painstaking! So, I’ve rounded up 15 free flyer templates below to help you create a beautiful, effective design while saving time. For good measure, I’ve included some flyer design tips to help you customize each template with ease. Boo-yah!


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Free business flyer templates

As the name suggests, business flyers are used to draw awareness and attention to your business, organization or brand. Rather than promote a specific deal, these cost-effective tools convey a clear message about your overall business at a glance. 

In the business for some free flyer templates? If you’re looking to showcase your service offerings while making things easy on the eyes, use this bold business flyer design:

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Don’t have a green thumb? You can still use this 100% customizable layout to highlight your work. All you need to do is sign up to use Venngage’s free flyer maker and edit the template’s visual content. Swap out the picture for a relevant background image and replace the icons with ones that relate to your business.

Design tip: use icons as visual aids to up the engagement factor of your flyer.

Have a bit more to say? This flyer template is perfect if you want to expand on the benefits customers or clients receive when working with you.

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Once again, feel free to swap out the pics with your own, or use our extensive library of royalty-free images. You can also change the colors to reflect your own brand guidelines. (With a Business plan, you can automate your branding in one-click with Venngage’s My Brand Kit).

If you’re in the SaaS industry, or your business doesn’t center around selling physical products and you need a template with room for more text this flyer template could be your best bet.

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Even with a lot of text, the bold orange CTA sticks out so viewers know exactly where to get more information.

Design tip: use color blocking to create an impactful design — even without images.

If your business is service-oriented, this is a great flyer template to use. Its multi column layout offers ample space to take advantage of.

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For law offices or consultation businesses, this free flyer template has more than enough space for a catchy headline, description and call-to-action. Oh yeah — and a photo too!

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Design tip: drop an image’s opacity a smidge and put a colored shape behind to give the picture a specific tint.

If you run or are promoting a pet clinic, then you’ll only have to do minimal edits on this flyer template — though once again, you can customize it to suit any clinic or office purpose.

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Speaking of clinics, try on this healthcare business flyer template for size.

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With its cool color palette, simple corporate art style and easy-to-read sans serif font, this flyer gives off a clean, professional feel, assuring your audience they’re in good hands.

Related: 50+ Captivating Flyer Examples, Templates and Design Tips

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Free product flyer templates

If you’re promoting specific products, the free product flyer templates below are the way to go. Remember: you can easily substitute anything in these designs with relevant images and descriptions of your wares.

This first option is a no-brainer if you’re advertising multiple products. Simply upload your own merchandise and put their respective features and prices. You can also adjust the sections if you’d like to add more. 

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Design tip: use a vibrant color to highlight sales and discounts throughout your design — oranges and reds are the most familiar indicator.

Looking for something a little more dynamic? This flyer template features a collage of images against a dark background to make your products stand out.

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Design tip: use lifestyle shots of products for a more high-quality, editorial look.

If you’re in the food and drink industry, this is the perfect flyer template to show your goods:

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With an eye-catching image that’s front and center and a serif font that’s full of personality, this flyer sure is a feast for the eyes. 

Related: 6 Flyer Ideas to Inspire Your Flyer Design

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Free promotional flyer templates

Hoping to drive up sales and attract customers with special deals? These promotional flyers are perfect for piquing passerby’s interest.

For a bar, restaurant or other hospitality establishment hoping to spotlight daily deals, look no further than this flyer template:

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The bolded days of the week immediately grabs attention, and the single column layout guarantees everyone will see all the necessary information about your business.

(Feel free to keep the flaming grill stock photo in the background or replace it with your own images to provide a more accurate preview of your deals in your flyer design!)

Want to entice people with the details of your sale first and foremost? This promo flyer template is great for spotlighting your sale, thanks to a minimalist background, lots of white space and vibrant, accented text. 

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These design elements create a visual hierarchy, or visual flow, readers can use to discern what’s most important ata glance — in this case, the sweeping discount.

Design tip: accent the most vital information on the page with a bold contrasting color.

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Free event flyer templates

There’s no better way to spread the news about an upcoming event than showing it off with an event flyer. Venngage has a ton of free event flyer templates you can customize in a flash — no matter whether you need a hiring or Halloween flyer.

If it’s a healthcare event, for example, then this should do the trick. 

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This free event flyer template has a straightforward layout, so a quick glance is all you need to grasp the details. Bonus points for the illustration offering a friendly, personable feel too. 

Not a fan of cartoon depictions in your flyer design? Lame.

Just kidding! If you wish to use your own photos and include notes on the speakers, check out this template:

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Alternatively, if your event isn’t focused on guest speakers, you can use that section to add supporting icons or certifications.

Lastly, if you’re looking to market a networking event, this blue-toned template is sure to get the word out.

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The strong contrast between the navy background and bright aqua box and title font is great for relaying important event information.

Design tip: maximize your reach by keeping accessibility top of mind: ensure layered elements have a color contrast ratio above 4.5:1 so those with color vision deficiencies can understand.  (For more information, check out this total guide on accessible colors)

Related: How to Apply the Right Layout To Your Poster

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Flyer design FAQ 

Where can I get free flyer templates?

There are plenty of websites that offer free business flyer templates, but if you’re looking to create a professional flyer quickly with no graphic design experience, Venngage is the best choice. Browse through hundreds of easy-to-edit flyer templates that you can 100% customize using Venngage’s intuitive visual editor, and design with complete confidence.

How do I come up with a good flyer design?

The easiest way to come up with a good flyer design is to use a template. That way, you’ll know the general layout was constructed by a graphic design expert — all that’s left to do is swap in your business information, company logo and brand colors. As far as general advice, try to keep things simple. Since you have a limited time to get your message across, be straightforward with your approach and cut down on unnecessary text, images and other elements. 

What should the dimensions of my business flyer be?

The ideal dimensions for a flyer highly depends on their placement and purpose. For example, if you want your flyers to be posted on doors and windows at eye-level, the suggested size is 8.5 x 11 inches — the same as a sheet of printer paper. On the other hand, direct mail flyers will need to accommodate standard envelope sizes: 

  • 4.25″ x 6″ (Small)
  • 6’’ x 9’’ (Standard)
  • 6” x 11” (Jumbo)
  • 9” x 12” (Extra Large)

Moral of the story: consider where your viewers will be in relation to your flyer, and size accordingly. 

What is the best free flyer maker?

Venngage is the best free flyer maker if you want to make a professional, polished flyer without needing design experience. There are hundreds of professionally-designed templates suitable for all occasions, and Venngage’s intuitive drag-and-drop interface allows you to customize any visual content you see — quickly and easily. Sign up for free to get started. 

How many flyers should I print?

The amount of flyers you should print depends on your budget, the area you want to canvas and your distribution strategy. If you’re planning on posting flyers at local stores, create a list of those businesses and add 10-20% extra copies just in case. For door-to-door distribution, you can search up the housing density and go from there.

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Design with confidence

Handing out flyers is simple — and designing them should be too, darn it! Start every design off strong by using these beautiful, engaging free flyer templates and actionable design tips. All you need is Venngage’s Flyer Maker to create something truly fly.

About Jessie Strongitharm

Jessie Strongitharm is a Content Marketer & Writer at Venngage. A quick-witted wordsmith whose passions lie in strategic storytelling (see also: excessive alliteration), Jessie's background in psychology, new media communications and B2B SaaS marketing informs the copy she crafts for Venngage's audience.