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 Arts/Entertainment:

This week in Family Friendly:

This week in Sports:

This week in Dining:

Details after the jump.

Arts/Entertainment

Save $3 on John Lennon, Songwriter Exhibit at GRAMMY Museum
Learn about John Lennon’s early influences; his time with the Quarry Men and the transition into the early Beatles; his songwriting collaborations with McCartney; and his transition from Beatle to a solo artist/songwriter and his work with Ono.
Dates: Ongoing
Discount: $3 off any adult admission
Restrictions: None.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro rail ticket or TAP card at the GRAMMY Museum Box Office.
Where: 800 W. Olympic Blvd.
Nearby Rail: Blue Line Pico Station, Red/Purple Line 7th Street Metro Center Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops
: Figueroa/Pico (81, 442, 445, 460, 701, 721, Silver Line), Olympic/Figueroa (28, 728)

Family Friendly

Get $5 off Disney On Ice at Staples Center
This action-packed, all-new show features a magical montage of celebrations and is set to a blend of contemporary music and favorite Disney songs.
Dates: Dec. 16-19
Discount: Save $5 of select shows.
Restrictions: Regular prices are $16, $20 and $25. Service charges, handling and facility fees may apply. Discount is valid for the following venues, dates and show times. Other performances are available at regular prices. Other restrictions apply. Visit Ticketmaster.com for details.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card at the box office or visit Ticketmaster.com/train and enter the code TRAIN. Alternatively, call Ticketmaster at 1.800.745.3000 and mention the code TRAIN.
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)

Chance to win at The 51st L.A. County Holiday Celebration
This free event celebrates the rich diversity of Los Angeles with music and dance performances, including the Los Angeles Children’s Chorus, indie rock band interpretations of holiday songs, a hip hop performance set to Leroy Anderson’s Sleigh Ride, Mariachi del Sol de Jose Hernandez, the Albert McNeil Jubilee Singers and Pacifico Dance Company, among many others.
Dates: Dec. 24
Discount: Be entered to win a pair of free tickets to the Ford Amphitheatre 2011 summer season.
Restrictions: None.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card at the “Win Free Tickets to the Ford” table.
Where: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, 135 N. Grand Ave.
Nearby Metro Rail: Red/Purple Line Civic Center Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: 1st/Hope (10, 14/37, 55/202/355, 60, 439, 445, 714)

Save $1 on Downtown on Ice Admission
Celebrating its 13th season spectacular with holiday fun under the sun and stars DOWNTOWN ON ICE outdoor skating rink at picturesque Pershing Square.
Dates: Through Jan. 17
Discount:
$1 off
Restrictions: None.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card at the entrance booth.
Where: Pershing Square
Nearby Metro Rail
: Red/Purple Line Pershing Square Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Olive/5th (14/37, 70, 71, 76, 78/79/378, 714, 770, Silver Streak) Hill/5th (2/302, 4, 10/48, 68/84, 81, 83, 90/91, 94, 794, 728)

Save $2 at Woodland Hills Ice, the San Fernando Valley’s outdoor ice rink
This winter landscape features more than 7,000 square feet of real ice and is open daily from 10am – 10pm for recreational ice skating, birthday parties, private lessons, special events and more.
Dates: Nov. 5 – Feb. 6
Discount: Save $2 off admission.
Restrictions: None.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card at the entrance.
Where: 6100 Topanga Canyon Bl.
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Topanga Canyon/Oxnard (150/240, 164, 244/245, 645) Owensmouth/Erwin (161, 164, 165, 244/245, 645)

Sports

Save Up to 20% Off L.A. Kings Home Games
It’s hockey season and that means it’s time to come out and support your LA Kings.
Dates: Through April
Discount: Save up to 20% off select home games.
Restrictions: TTickets 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 and get 20% off Monday and Tuesday games, or get 10% off Wednesday through Sunday games.
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)

Dining

Save 10% at Kelly’s Coffee & Fudge Factory
Kelly’s Coffee & Fudge Factory is famous for offering freshly baked pastries, home style fudge, specialty coffees, frozen drinks, hand made sandwiches and gelato.
Dates: Ongoing.
Discount: 10% discount on each order.
Restrictions: None.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro rail ticket or TAP card to the cashier.
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)