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 Museums:
This week in Dining:
- Save 10% at California Pizza Kitchen in California Plaza during Grand Performances
- Save 10% at Chado Tea Room
- 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 14-17: Receive a free gift at Little Tokyo Design Week
- July 17-25: Save $1 on L.A. Latino International Film Festival tickets
- 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 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)
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)
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)
Save 10% at Chado Tea Room
Located in the heart of Little Tokyo, Chado Tea Room offers more than 300 different types of specialty teas.
Discount: 10% discount.
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro rail ticket or TAP card to the cashier.
Where: 100 N. Central Ave.
Nearby Metro Rail: Gold Line Little Tokyo/Arts District Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Judge John Aiso/1st (30, 40/42)