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.
Silver Lake Jubilee
A two-day music and art celebration in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles. The festival features more than 20 musical acts, comedy shows, local artists and crafters, food and merchandise vendors, and children activities.
Dates: May 22 and May 23 (Saturday and Sunday), 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Discount: Two admission tickets for the price of one ($5)
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card at the entrance gate.
Where: Myra Ave. in Silver Lake (between Santa Monica Blvd. to Fountain Ave.)
Nearby Rail: Red Line Vermont/Santa Monica Station
Amgen Tour: MBT Lifestyle Festival
Celebrate day seven of Lance Armstrong and North America’s largest cycling race, the Amgen Tour of California, with a day of festivities at the MBT Lifestyle Festival. Festival includes health and fitness expo, cancer awareness education, cycling gear, family activities, bike safety, food, entertainment and more.
Dates: Saturday, May 22, 11:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Discount: Free bike patch kit
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 Metro Booth.
Where: L.A. Live, 800 W. Olympic Blvd.
Nearby Rail: Blue Line Pico Station, Red/Purple Line 7th Street Metro Center Station
Inner City Sports Festival
Join the fight against obesity and diabetes as City Lites hosts the 7th Annual Inner City Sports Festival and Health Fair. Participate in the 23 & 5 Mile Bike Tour (kids under 17 ride free) and soak in the fun at the free outdoor festival. The event will include a health fair, cultural entertainment, food, carnival rides and safety awareness activities.
Dates: Saturday, May 22, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Discount: Free raffle ticket
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card at the City Lites Booth.
Where: Jesse Owens Park, 9651 S. Western Ave.
Nearby Bus Stop: Western/Century 117, 207, 757
Maria’s Italian Kitchen
Enjoy the delicious taste of Italian classics and gluten free options, with servings for breakfast, lunch and dinner. (Be sure to save enough room for their homemade desserts!)
Discount: 15% off bill
Restrictions: Excludes alcoholic beverages.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card to the server or cashier.
Where: Downtown, 615 S. Flower St.
Nearby Rail: Red/Purple/Blue Line 7th Street Metro Center Station
For a complete list of Metro’s current deals for Metro riders, visit Destination Discounts on Metro.net. If you’re a business or institution interested in offering a Destination Discount email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.