Destination Discounts Weekly Picks

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:

This week in Dining:

Mark your calendars for these upcoming Destination Discount promotions:

Don’t forget to check out our NoHo Destination Discount round-up.

Details after the jump.


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!
Dates: through June 26.
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)

Family Friendly

Save $2 on Admission to Houdini: Art and Magic at Skirball Center
Through heart-stopping feats, magician and escape artist Harry Houdini exhilarated audiences worldwide. Visit the galleries and view rare photographs, spectacular footage, and props used by the showman himself, all illuminating Houdini’s extraordinary life and enduring legacy.
Dates: Ongoing
Discount: $2 off admission
Restrictions: None.
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 $5 at Madame Tussauds Hollywood, featuring Lady Gaga
Check out the new Lady Gaga figure! Gaga wears an Alex Noble lace body stocking and Philip Treacy face mask topped off with Marie Antoinette style ‘fro. As seen at The Brit Awards 2010.
Dates: Ongoing
Discount: $5 off admission
Restrictions: Discount on up to six (6) total regular same day adult/child admission. Not valid on previously purchased tickets. Cannot be combined with any other offers. Management reserves all rights.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card at the Madame Tussauds Hollywood Box Office.
Where: 6933 Hollywood Blvd.
Nearby Rail: Red Line Hollywood/Highland Station
Nearby Metro Bus StopsHollywood/Highland (212/312, 222, 217, 780, 156/656)

Save $2 off adult admission and $1 off child admission at the Aquarium of the Pacific
Take a journey of discovery through the world’s largest ocean at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach.
Dates: Ongoing
Discount: $2 off adult admission (adult admission $23.95) and $1 off child’s admission ($11.95, ages 3-11).
Restrictions: Limit four discounts. Not valid with any other offer. Not valid at off-site sales locations. No cash value. Prices subject to change. Aquarium closed during the Long Beach Grand Prix and December 25. Valid through 12/31/10.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card at the box office.
Where: Aquarium of the Pacific, 100 Aquarium Way
Nearby Rail: Blue Line Long Beach Transit Mall Station


Save up to 20% any food item at NoHo’s Newest Hot Spot: The Federal Bar
The NoHo Arts District is excited to welcome their newest gastropub and entertainment venue:  The Federal Bar.  Located in a converted 1920’s Art Deco bank building, The Federal Bar offers clients a casually sophisticated, culinary-driven experience fueled by the most creative and comprehensive beverage options imaginable.
Dates:  Ongoing
Discount:  20% off all food items.
Restrictions:  No discount on alcohol.
How to get it:  Show your Metro Pass/ Ticket to server.
Where5303 Lankershim Blvd.
Nearby Metro Rail: Red Line North Hollywood Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Orange Line North Hollywood Station, Lankershim/Chandler (152/353, 154, 163/363, 224)

Get $4 off East L.A. Food Tour for Melting Pot Tours
Go Metro and taste your way through the colorful culture of East LA with Melting Pot Food Tours’ newest adventure, LA Latin Spice Tour. You’ll taste glorious foods prepared from time-honored family recipes, see artistic contributions, hear heartwarming stories of courage and inspiration, and all combined with warmth and hospitality. Tastings include delicious and extraordinarily prepared food ranging from salsas, tamales, and pupusas and travel via the Metro Gold Line. This tour is on FRIDAYS AND SATURDAYS only, and tours depart at 9am both days.
Dates: Ongoing.
Discount: Receive $4 off East L.A. Food Tour.
Restrictions: None.
How to get it: Order tickets at, and select special discounted ticket category for Metro riders.
Where: Tour meets in Downtown LA with exact location given upon ticket purchase.