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.

This week in Sports:

This week in Arts/Entertainment:

This week in Family Friendly:

This week in Dining:

Details after the jump.


Save up to 20% off LA Kings home games
It’s hockey season and that means it’s time to come out and support your LA Kings. Go Metro to STAPLES Center to catch all the action and save up to 20% on LA Kings home games.
Dates: Through April
Discount: 20% off Monday and Tuesday games, or get 10% off Wednesday through Sunday games
Restrictions: Tickets are subject to availability and exclude dates 10/12, 11/27, 12/4, 2/28, 3/19 and 4/9.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card at the box office.
Where: Staples Center, 1111 S. Figueroa St.
Nearby Metro Rail: Blue Line Pico Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Figueroa/Pico (81, 442, 445, 460, 701, 721, Silver Line), Olympic/Figueroa (28, 728)


Discounted $49 tickets to see Next to Normal
Winner of three 2009 Tony Awards and the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Next to Normal is an emotional powerhouse of a musical with a thrilling contemporary score about a family trying to take care of themselves and each other.
Dates: Nov. 23 – Dec. 2
Discount: Pay only $49 for tickets to selected performances.
Restrictions: Subject to availability. Excludes front orchestra and balcony seats. Offer valid for performances November 23 thru December 2, excluding Sunday, November 28 at 7pm. Not valid on previously purchased tickets. Limit 8 per order.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card at the Ahmanson Theatre Box Office. You can also 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
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Temple/Grand (2/302, 4, 10/48, 92, 445)

Save $10 on East West Players performances
East West Players produces outstanding works and educational programs that give voice to the Asian Pacific American experience. Now Showing: CRIMES OF THE HEART by Beth Henley and Directed by Leslie Ishi.
Dates: Nov. 4 – Dec. 5
Discount: $10 off single-ticket prices for regular performances.
Restrictions: Tickets must be purchased in advance by calling 213.625.7000.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card at Will Call.
Where: 120 Judge John Aiso St.
Nearby Metro Rail: Gold Line Little Tokyo/Arts District Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Judge John Aiso/1st (30, 40, 42) Judge John Aiso/Temple (40, 42, 445)

Family Friendly

Save $2 at Mummies of the World
The largest traveling exhibition ever assembled of mummies and related artifacts, Mummies of the World features 150 real human and animal mummies and objects from South America, Europe, Asia, Oceania and Egypt in a collection that has never before been seen.
Dates: Through Nov. 28
Discount: $2 off adult admission
Restrictions: None.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro rail ticket or TAP card at the box office or buy tickets online at and use promotional code “MUMMIES” to save $2 on adult admission.
Where: California Science Center, 700 Exposition Park Dr.
Nearby Metro Rail: Blue Line Grand Station (1.9 miles away, transfer to Metro Line 40, 42 0r 81)
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Martin Luther King Jr/Hoover (40, 42); Martin Luther King Jr/Figueroa (81, 200); Martin Luther King Jr/Vermont (204, 740, 754); Figueroa/Exposition (1o2, 442, 445, Silver Line)


Receive a Complimentary Appetizer at The Grill on Hollywood
The Grill on Hollywood serves timeless American grill fare in a comfortable, sophisticated atmosphere. Enjoy hearty portions of freshly prepared signature dishes made from the freshest and finest ingredients. The Grill offers a classic menu of prime steaks, chops, seafood, pasta and freshly prepared salads with uncompromising service.
Dates: Ongoing
Discount: Receive one complimentary appetizer with purchase of entrée.
Restrictions: One per table.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card to your server.
Where: Hollywood & Highland Center, 6801 Hollywood Boulevard
Nearby Metro Rail: Red Line Hollywood/Highland Station
Nearby Metro Bus StopsHollywood/Highland (212/312, 222, 217, 780, 156/656)

Buy 3 Tacos, Get 1 Free at Restaurant Santa Cecilia
Enjoy the fresh taste of authentic Mexican cuisine at Restaurant Santa Cecilia in Boyle Heights. With no printed menu, you have to ask what is on hand. Of course there are always tortas, tacos, burritos, and caldos (soups), but the other dishes change slightly from day to day. Be sure to try the down-home cooked dishes, similar to what you might find in a neighborhood restaurant in Mexico, they are too good to pass up.
Dates: Ongoing
Discount: Get one free taco with the purchase of three tacos.
Restrictions: None.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro rail ticket or TAP card to the cashier.
Where: 1707 Pleasant Ave.
Nearby Metro Rail: Gold Line Mariachi Plaza Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: 1st/Boyle (30/620)