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:
- Save $5 on Advanced Purchase Tickets to The Long Beach Roller Derby, Next Game: May 13
- Receive 10% Off At Pasadena Marathon Store
This week in Arts/Entertainment:
- Get Half Off Admission to Rasquache Art & Film Festival
- Save $10 on East West Players KRUNK FU BATTLE BATTLE
This week in Dining:
- Save 10% at Cafe Metropol
- 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:
Finally, check out our NoHo Destination Discount round-up.
Details after the jump.
Save $5 on Advanced Purchase Tickets to The Long Beach Roller Derby, Next Game: May 13
The Long Beach Roller Derby returns to the “Roller Dome” at the Queen Mary for the 2011 season with an expanded league and new track. You won’t want to miss any of the adrenaline-packed matches as they go helmet to skate on their new banked track, weighing in at just over 11 tons. Last season was a sell-out so buy your tickets in advance.
Dates: May 13, June 3, July 22, August 19, September 30, November 11, December 9
Discount: Save $5.
Restrictions: Tickets must be bought in advance from longbeachrollerderby.com.
How to get it: Visit longbeachrollerderby.com and use the promotional code METRO.
Where: The Derby Dome, 1126 Queensway
Nearby Metro Rail: Blue Line Long Beach Transit Mall Station then take Long Beach Passport C to The Dome
Receive 10% Off At Pasadena Marathon Store
Go Metro Gold Line to Allen, Lake, Memorial Park or Del Mar Station and view marathon participants run, bike or wheelchair through Pasadena’s beautiful neighborhoods, lush gardens and cultural landmarks
Dates: May 13 – 14
Discount: Receive $5 off any purchase at the official Pasadena Marathon Store located at the Finish Line Festival.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro rail ticket or TAP card.
Where: Pasadena City College, 1570 E. Colorado Blvd.
Nearby Metro Rail: Gold Line Allen Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Colorado/Hill (180/181, 256, 687/686, 780)
Other operators: Colorado/Hill (Foothill Transit 187)
Get Half Off Admission to Rasquache Art & Film Festival
Watch a variety of works including feature-length films, documentaries, short subjects and animations, and attend filmmaking workshops, networking receptions, celebrity awards. The Reel Rasquache Art & Film Festival is the only film festival in the world showcasing U.S. Latino experience through art and film, and brings a broad base of grassroots and professional community members together with film and video professionals.
Dates: May 13 – 15
Discount: Receive half price off program admissions.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro rail ticket or TAP card at the box office.
Where: Regency Academy 6 Theaters, 1003 E. Colorado Blvd.
Nearby Metro Rail: Gold Line Lake Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Colorado/Lake (180/181, 256, 687/686, 780)
Other operators: Colorado/Lake (Foothill Transit 187)
Save $10 on East West Players KRUNK FU BATTLE
East West Players produces outstanding works and educational programs that give voice to the Asian Pacific American experience. Now Showing: KRUNK FU BATTLE, a hip-hop musical extravaganza!
Discount: $10 off single-ticket prices for regular performances.
Restrictions: Tickets must be purchased in advance by calling 213.625.7000.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card at Will Call.
Where: 120 Judge John Aiso 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)
Save 10% at Cafe Metropol
Located in the heart of the Arts District in Downtown L.A., Cafe Metropol is an authentic European bistro featuring gourmet food, coffee and drinks. There are also live music performances every Friday and Saturday.
Discount: 10% off total bill
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card to cashier.
Where: Arts District, 923 E. Third Street
Nearby Rail: Gold Line Little Tokyo/Arts District Station