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:
- Take a FREE Metro Art Tour and save at Hollywood & Highland Center restaurants
- Save $10 on East West Players KRUNK FU BATTLE BATTLE
This week in Family Friendly:
- Receive a 20% discount on Eco Jewelry at Ur Urth Day
- Save $2 on Admission to Houdini: Art and Magic at Skirball Center
This week in Dining:
- Save 10% off at Night Toast
- 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:
- June 8 – August 31: Catch a Metro dining discount at Hollywood & Highland Center and a free jazz concert
- June 16 – June 26: Save $2 on tickets to the Los Angeles Film Festival
- June 16 – June 26: Save $2 off merchandise at the Hollywood Fringe Festival
- June 18: Receive a free beverage at Educating Young Minds’ ACCESS/NO EXCUSE Website Launch Celebration
- June 25: Get $1 off admission to the NoHo Rockin’ Food Truck Fest
- June 26: Receive a free beverage at L.A. Taco & Music Festival
Don’t forget to check out our NoHo Destination Discount round-up.
Details after the jump.
Take a FREE Metro Art Tour and save at Hollywood & Highland Center restaurants
Join Metro for free docent-led tours every first Thursday and Saturday of each month and learn how the Metro Art Department commissions artists to incorporate art into a wide array of transportation projects throughout LA County. Then show your pass at participating Hollywood & Highland Center restaurants and save even more!
Dates: Thursday June 2, 7pm and Saturday June 4, 10am
Discount: You’ll receive a date-stamped Metro Art Tours badge that allows you to ride the entire Metro Rail system for free on the day of the tour. Also, show your pass at participating Hollywood & Highland Center restaurants and save even more!
How to get it: Meet at street level entrance to Hollywood/Highland Station.
Where: Hollywood/Highland Station
Nearby Metro Rail: Red Line Hollywood/Highland Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Hollywood/Highland (212/312, 222, 217, 780, 156/656)
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)
Receive a 20% discount on Eco Jewelry at Ur Urth Day
Ur Urth Day brings various Eco- vendors, artisans, a recycle artist, Bohemian fashions & jewelry together along with a children’s art corner to celebrate the our Urth Day event. While you are at the Ur Urth Day learn more about doing your part in the Social Recycling mission which will be located in the mist of the Recycle Fantasy Garden surrounded by live music and the magic of “UR URTH DAY”.
Dates: 12-7pm Saturday, June 4
Discount: Receive a 20% discount on an Eco jewelry accessory at our Bohemian fashion and jewelry tent.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card at the Bohemian fashion and jewelry tent.
Where: 1647 Maltman Ave.
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Sunset/Maltman (2/302, 4) Hyperion/Effie (175)
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.
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 10% off at Night Toast
Looking to fill your stomach with a tasty treat? Stop by Night Toast in Downtown and choose from their selections of sandwiches, salad bar, juice bar or Lavazza expresso. They’re open Monday through Friday from 9am to 10pm and Sunday from 9am to 3pm.
Discount: 10% off purchase
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card
Where: 653 South Spring St.
Nearby Metro Rail: Red/Purple Line Pershing Square Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: 7th/Spring (20, 26/51/52/352, 33, 35/335, 55/202/355, 60, 733)