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:
- Receive a special gift at the San Fernando Valley Children’s Day 2010
- Chance to Win a Free Turkey at the Tenth Annual Live, Work & Play in East Hollywood Consumer Resource and Health Fair
This week in Dining:
- Save 15% at Casey’s Irish Pub
- Don’t forget to check out the other participating restaurants (there’s 20 of them!) offering discounts to Metro riders in our Destination Discounts Dining Map.
Details after the jump.
Save up to 50% off LA Clippers home games
This is an LA Clippers’ season you won’t want to miss with exciting players Eric Gordon, All-Star Chris Kaman, electrifying Blake Griffin, veteran Baron Davis and enthusiastic DeAndre Jordan.
Dates: Through April
Discount: Save up to 50% off select home games.
Restrictions: Tickets are subject to availability.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card at the box office. You can also save by ordering tickets online at clippers.com/transit and use the promotional code TRANSIT.
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 $45 tickets to see ‘Harps and Angels’
Featuring the music and lyrics of Randy Newman, direction by four-time Tony winner Jerry Zaks and an outstanding ensemble cast, this musical adventure will include a multitude of the songs you know and love including “Political Science,” “I Think It’s Going to Rain Today,” “My Country,” “Feels Like Home,” and of course, “I Love L.A.”.
Dates: Nov. 22, 24, 30
Discount: Pay only $45 for tickets to selected performances.
Restrictions: Subject to availability. May not be combined with other offers. Offer does not apply to previously purchased tickets. Available for Section A seats at 3 performances: November 22, 24 at 8pm and November 30 at 7:30pm.
How to get it: Visit CenterTheatreGroup.org and use the promotional code THANKS45.
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)
Receive a special gift at the San Fernando Valley Children’s Day 2010
Entertainment includes Radio Disney, ESPN X Games professional skateboarders, The Groovaloos, The LA Hip Kids and more! Activities include rock climbing, police helicopter, fire engines, military vehicles, amazing Arts & Crafts, carnival and our famous Kid’s Resource Fair. Admission is free!!
Dates: Nov. 20, 9am-4pm
Discount: Receive a special gift
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro rail ticket or TAP card at the Information Booth.
Where: Woodley Avenue Park
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Orange Line Woodley Station, Victory/Haskell (164, 236/237), Burbank/Woodley (154)
Chance to Win a Free Turkey at the Tenth Annual Live, Work & Play in East Hollywood Consumer Resource and Health Fair
Stop by for the live music and consult the free services including free health screenings, therapeutic messages, legal consultations, information on health care/HMOs, housing and home ownership, public utilities, fraud and scam prevention, and food stamps/WIC enrollment. One of the biggest community events in east Hollywood, this fair has served more than 10,000 low income families.
Dates: Nov. 20, 10am-3pm
Discount: Receive a raffle ticket to participate in the Turkey Voucher Drawing
Restrictions: One per table.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or Destination Discounts card along with 10 stickers from 10 different service booths and receive a raffle ticket to participate in the Turkey Voucher Drawing.
Where: Hollywood/Western Metro Portal Plaza
Nearby Metro Rail: Red Line Hollywood/Western Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Hollywood/Western (180/181, 207, 217, 757, 780)
Save 15% Casey’s Irish Pub
Stop by Casey’s Irish Pub, the historic Downtown tavern in Downtown LA, for mouthwatering burgers, hearty stews and desserts like Irish bread pudding.
Discount: 15% 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: Downtown L.A., 613 S. Grand Ave.
Nearby Rail: Red/Purple/Blue Line 7th Street Metro Center