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:
- Save $2 off at Noah’s Ark at the Skirball
- Save $3 at the Los Angeles Zoo, visit new Elephants of Asia habitat
This week in Sports:
This week in Dining:
- Save 10% on food at Far Bar
- Don’t forget to check out the other participating restaurants offering discounts to Metro riders in our Destination Discounts Dining Map.
Details after the jump.
Save 25% off tickets to HAVING IT ALL at NoHo Arts Center
David Elzer &Peter Schneider, producers of the smash-hit, award-winning productions of The Marvelous Wonderettes and Life Could Be A Dream, present a world premiere musical, HAVING IT ALL at the NoHo Arts Center. Five women delayed at the JFK airport impact each others lives and lead them on a journey to discover what Helen Girly Brown really meant by HAVING IT ALL.
Dates: March 12th – April 24th
Discount: 25% off tickets
Restrictions: No discount on alcohol. Limited time only.
How to get it: Show your Metro Pass, Metro Rail Ticket or TAP Card at the box office.
Where: 11136 Magnolia Blvd.
Nearby Metro Rail: Red Line North Hollywood Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Orange Line North Hollywood Station, Magnolia/Lankershim (152/353, 156/656, 183, 224)
Save $2 off at Noah’s Ark at the Skirball
A permanent, award-winning children’s and family destination that is the talk of the town! Play, climb, build, explore, make believe, and make friends. Share in a timeless story—and together envision a better world.
Discount: $2 off admission
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card at the box office.
Where: Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Sepulveda/Skirball Center (233, 761)
Save $3 at the Los Angeles Zoo
Elephants of Asia is now open in the heart of the Zoo! The state-of-the-art habitat is the largest exhibit in the Zoo’s history, with over six acres of land that showcase the elephants and inform visitors about the challenges they face in the wild.
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 Stops: Western Heritage/Los Angeles Zoo (96)
Free ice skate rental at Toyota Sports Center
Come ice skate, play hockey and celebrate special events at the Toyota Sports Center, the official training center of the Los Angeles Kings and Lakers, as well as Olympic Champion Figure Skater, Evan Lysacek. Admission is $7 for children and $8 for adults.
Discount: Free ice skate rental (value of $3.50)
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro rail ticket or TAP card at the box office.
Where: 555 N. Nash Street
Nearby Metro Rail: Green Line El Segundo Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Nash/Grand (232, 626)
Save 10% on food at Far Bar
Tucked away in an alley in the heart of Little Tokyo, FAR BAR is a perfect destination for delicious food and hanging out. Stop by and try their great Asian fusion dishes such as the famous Ming’s Wings and Garlic Wasabi Fries or their collection of Asian flavored half pound burgers, tacos, pizzas and sushi rolls.
Discount: 10% off all food items.
Restrictions: Excludes alcohol and special promotions.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro Pass Metro Rail Ticket or TAP Card to server.
Where: 347 E 1st 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)