Destination Discounts Weekly Picks

Sure, riding Metro saves you from the stress of traffic, reduces your environmental impact and lowers your monthly transportation costs – but did you know it also entitles you to a bunch of great deals around L.A.? That’s what Destination Discounts is all about – and The Source is here to make sure you don’t miss out.  Every week we’ll highlight our favorite deals from Metro’s local partners – destinations, sporting events, concerts, museums, theme parks, shops and more – and provide all the info you need to take advantage of these offers.


LA Asian Pacific Film Festival 2010Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival
Join over 200 industry professional, filmmakers, celebrities and television network producers at the 26th Annual Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival from April 29 to May 8. The festival, with locations in West Hollywood and downtown, will showcase new Asian American and International Asian cinema with more than 150 films and videos from over 20 countries.
Dates: Through May 8th
Discount: $2 off admission
Restrictions: Excludes opening and closing night galas and special events. Offer does not apply to on-line purchases.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card at any Film Festival Box Office.
Where: Various venues, see website for more info
Nearby Rail: Many venues accessible by Metro Rail

CHICAGO The MusicalCHICAGO The Musical
There’s never been a better time to experience CHICAGO, Broadway’s razzle-dazzle smash. This triumphant hit musical is the recipient of six Tony Awards, two Olivier Awards, a Grammy and thousands of standing ovations.
Dates: Through May 9th
Discount: $20 off $78 and $58 tickets / $10 off $40 tickets / $5 off $25 tickets
Restrictions: Valid for Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday evening performances. Excludes Center Orch A-Z. Subject to availability. May not be combined with any other offer. All phone orders incur customary Ticketmaster convenience charges.
How to get it: Order your tickets online at, by phone at 1.800.982.2787 (ARTS), or visit the Pantages Theatre Box Office. Use code 20MET when ordering.
Where: Pantages Theatre, 6233 Hollywood Blvd.
Nearby Rail: Red Line Hollywood/Vine Station

Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 StepsAlfred Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps
Mix an Alfred Hitchcock movie with a spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have Alfred Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps, one of Broadway’s most intriguing, thrilling and “unmissable” comedy productions.
Dates: Through May 7th
Discount: $39 tickets
Restrictions: Valid for Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evening performances. Subject to availability. Offer valid on rear orchestra and mezzanine seats. Not valid on previously purchased tickets.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card at the Ahmanson Theatre Box Office, or buy tickets by phone at 213.972.4400 or online at and use the promotional code METRO.
Where: Ahmanson Theatre, 135 N. Grand Ave.
Nearby Rail: Red/Purple Line Civic Center Station

Cultural Events

Northern Southern Winds Pow WowNorthern Southern Winds Pow Wow at Los Angeles State Historic Park
Pow Wow celebrates the wonderfully rich and diverse cultures of First People Nations living in Southern California. By way of competition and exhibition dancing and singing, Indigenous cultures through out North & South America will be represented.
Dates: May 7th – May 9th
Discount: Free poster
Restrictions: Offer limited to first 100 Metro riders.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card at the event.
Where: Los Angeles Historic State Park, 1245 N. Spring St.
Nearby Rail: Gold Line Chinatown Station


Cafe MetropolCafe Metropol
Located in the heart of the Arts District in Downtown L.A., Cafe Metropol is an authentic European bistro featuring gourmet food, coffee and drinks. There are also live music performances every Friday and Saturday.
Dates: Ongoing
Discount: 10% off total bill
Restrictions: None.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card to cashier.
Where: Arts District, 923 E. Third Street
Nearby Rail: Gold Line Little Tokyo/Arts District Station