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: April 29th – 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


Firefly BistroFirefly Bistro
Enjoy the eclectic taste of delicious dishes from around the world accompanied with first-rate service at Firefly Bistro in South Pasadena. You’ll fall in love with the enchanting garden ambience and Chef Paul Rosenbluh’s fresh seasonal cuisines. Family owned and managed, Firefly Bistro has caught the attention of the LA Times, Trip Advisor, Yahoo and Yelp.
Dates: Ongoing
Discount: 10% off entire bill
Restrictions: Excludes alcoholic beverages.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card to your server.
Where: South Pasadena, 1009 El Centro Street
Nearby Rail: Gold Line Mission Station

Family Friendly

Los Angeles ZooLos Angeles Zoo
Visit the new Campo Gorilla Reserve, home to two troops of lowland gorillas; journey to Africa to view giraffes, lions, and rare okapi; and hop on down under to Australia to see koalas, kangaroos and cassowary.
Dates: Ongoing
Discount: $3 off adult admission and $2 off child admission
Restrictions: Not valid with any other offer.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card at the LA Zoo Ticket Booth.
Where: Griffith Park, 5333 Zoo Drive
Nearby Bus: Line 96 Western Heritage/Los Angeles Zoo‎ stop

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