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:
- Get a two-for-one coupon for Watts Village Theatre Company performances by attending Meet Me @ Metro II
- Catch a Metro dining discount at Hollywood & Highland Center and a free jazz concert
This week in Family Friendly:
This week in Dining:
- Save 10% at California Pizza Kitchen in California Plaza during Grand Performances
- 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:
- July 12-31: Save $20 on tickets to SHREK THE MUSICAL
- July 20-24: $14 tickets to select Ringling Bros./Barnum & Bailey Circus performances
Don’t forget to check out our NoHo Destination Discount round-up.
Details after the jump.
Get a two-for-one coupon for Watts Village Theatre Company performances by attending Meet Me @ Metro II
Meet Me @Metro II is an exciting theatrical journey that takes place at Metro stops between Watts and Long Beach.
Dates: July 2-4, July 9-10
Discount: Receive a coupon for a “Two for the price of one” coupon on future performances at Watts Village Theatre
How to get it:Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card at the Watts Village Theatre box officeon the day of each performance.
Nearby Metro Rail: Blue Line 103rd Street Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: 103rd/Graham (177, 254, 305, 612)
Catch a Metro dining discount at Hollywood & Highland Center and a free jazz concert
This entertainment center neighbors Madame Tussauds, Disney’s El Capitan Theatre, the Jimmy Kimmel Live show, and is home to the renowned Kodak Theatre, Renaissance Hollywood Hotel & Spa, Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, The Highlands Hollywood nightclub, Lucky Strikes Lanes, Spa Luce, popular shops, gourmet and casual dining, and endless entertainment opportunities. Check out the Wine, Jazz & Moonlight concert series.
Dates: Wine, Jazz & Moonlight every Tuesday at 7pm through August 31
Discount: Various discounts at the following locations: The Grill on Hollywood, Koji’s Sushi & Shabu Shabu, Kelly’s Coffee & Fudge Factory, The Wine Bar Café
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 $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% at California Pizza Kitchen in California Plaza during Grand Performances
Spend your summer weekends at California Plaza in Downtown LA and take part in Grand Performances’ free concerts for an interesting mix of musicians, dancers and storytellers.
Dates: through August 17
Restrictions: Offer good only at the California Pizza Kitchen in California Plaza on Grand Performance show dates. Alcoholic beverages excluded.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card.
Where:350 S. Grand Ave
Nearby Metro Rail: Red/Purple Line Pershing Square Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Grand/3rd (14/37, 70, 71, 76, 78/79/378, 96, 442, 485, 487/489, 770, Metro Silver Line)