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 Retail:
This week in Museums:
- Save $3 at GRAMMY Museum’s Hip-Hop: A Cultural Odyssey
- Get $2 off admission to LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes in Downtown LA
This week in Family Friendly:
This week in Travel/Sustainability:
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.
Mark your calendars for these upcoming Destination Discount promotions:
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)
Receive 15% off any purchase at Al’s Discount Furniture
Over 45 Years in Business Al will save you money…Guaranteed!Al’s Discount Furniture is a family owned and operated, full-service retail furniture and mattress business. We provide quality name brand furniture for every room in the house. Our knowledgeable and experienced sales people will gladly help design a corner sofa or find just the right table, lamp or accessory. After being around for 45 years, if we don’t have it, we will make every effort to find it for you! Dates: Ongoing
Discount: 15% off any purchase
Restrictions: Not applicable with any other discount offered.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card.
Where: 4900 Lankershim Blvd.
Nearby Metro Rail: Red Line North Hollywood Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Orange Line North Hollywood Station, Lankershim/La Maida (156/656, 224)
Save $3 at GRAMMY Museum’s Hip-Hop: A Cultural Odyssey
This unique exhibit draws attention to the artists and moments that exemplied Hip-Hop as we know it. Hip-Hop: A Cultural Odyssey is the first major museum exhibition to explore the four-decade history of Hip-Hop in America, and its impact on the world.
Dates: Through May 4
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 Metro 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)
Get $2 off admission to LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes in Downtown LA
Discover LA’s rich historical roots as LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes (LA Plaza) opens April 16 in Downtown LA. Adjacent to the Olvera Street marketplace and El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument where LA was founded in 1781, the Mexican American cultural center is housed within the newly renovated Vickrey-Brunswig Building and Plaza House on Main Street.
Discount: $2 off adult admission.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro rail ticket or TAP card.
Where: 501 N Main St.
Nearby Metro Rail: Red/Purple Line Union Station, Gold Line Union Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Spring/Cesar Chavez (70, 71, 76, 78/79/378, 83, 84/68, 96, 728, 770)
Receive a free reusable tote bag at Pasadena Earth & Arts Festival
This year’s vendors will display information and sell items that promote green lifestyles, composting, organic foods, hybrid and electric vehicles, alternative energy and green building design. While you’re there, check out local bands, interactive drum circle performances, and the children arts and crafts booth.
Dates: Saturday, April 16
Discount: Free reusable tote bag for Metro riders
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro rail ticket or TAP card at the entrance.
Where: Memorial Park/Armory Center for the Arts, 145 N. Raymond Ave.
Nearby Metro Rail: Gold Line Memorial Park Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Walnut/Raymond (267)
Other operators: Walnut/Raymond (Pasadena ARTS 51, 52)
Save $5 off admission to Go Green Expo
See the latest “green” products for your home, office, health & beauty, pet, baby, car, and more. The Go Green Expo is the largest eco-friendly showcase in Los Angeles with hundreds of exhibits for consumers and businesses.
Dates: April 15-17
Discount: $5 off admission
How to get it: Purchase tickets in advance at gogreenexpo.com and use the promotional code METRO.
Where: L.A. Convention Center, , 1201 S. Figueroa St.
Nearby Metro Rail: Blue Line Pico Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Venice/Figueroa (33, 81, 442, 445, 460, 733) Pico/Figueroa(30, 81, 439, 442, 445, 730, Silver Line)
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)