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 Family Friendly:
- Free gift at Heritage Square’s Halloween and Mourning Tours
- Save at Downtown Culver City Summer Block Parties
This week in Arts/Entertainment:
- Save 20% on tickets to Leap of Faith at Ahmanson Theatre
- Save $3 on John Lennon, Songwriter Exhibit at GRAMMY Museum
And don’t forget to check out the 20 participating restaurants offering discounts to Metro riders in our Destination Discounts Dining Map.
Details after the jump.
Free gift at Heritage Square’s Halloween and Mourning Tours
This year’s program puts visitors in the middle of Victorian-era rituals around death and mourning. Observe a funeral inside one of the historic homes and witness a procession of mourners during the burial of a loved one.
Dates: October 23-24, 12-4pm
Discount: Free gift
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro rail ticket or TAP card at the Heritage Square Gift Shop.
Where: Heritage Square Museum, 3800 Homer Street
Nearby Metro Rail: Gold Line Heritage Square/Arroyo Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Avenue 43/Mosher (252)
Save at Downtown Culver City Summer Block Parties
Taste food from award-winning restaurants, listen to the sound of live music, shop and sample one-of-a-kind boutiques, and visit numerous art galleries.
Dates: October 20
Discount: Discounts change monthly, so be sure to visit downtownculvercity.com for up-to-date discounts.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro rail ticket or TAP card.
Where: Downtown Culver City
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Venice/Overland (33, 733)
Save 20% on tickets to Leap of Faith at Ahmanson Theatre
Based on the movie with Steve Martin, Leap of Faith boasts a brand new score from 8-time Oscar winner Alan Menken (The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast) and features four-time Tony Award-nominee Raúl Esparza and Golden Globe Award-nominee Brooke Shields.
Dates: through October 21
Discount: Save 20% on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evening performances.
Restrictions: Subject to availability. Offer excludes front orchestra and balcony seating. Not valid on previously purchased tickets. Lowest ticket price $20. Limit of 8 tickets per order.
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 CenterTheatreGroup.org and use the promotional code METROLEAP.
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 $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.
Discount: $3 off any adult admission
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)