The world’s best are taking over Los Angeles one last time at X Games, don’t miss your chance to watch them live. The competition starts on Thursday, August 1 and continue through Sunday, August 4 with events at STAPLES Center, L.A. Live and the Irwindale Event Center. Competition event tickets range from $10 – $45. Check here for the full schedule of events.
Go Metro to get a free gift. Show your TAP card at the guest services booth at L.A. Live and you’ll receive a limited edition X Games LA 2013 poster. The exclusive souvenir is part of Metro’s Destination Discounts program. Go Metro to participating locations and events and you’ll save on admission, get discounts on meals, and receive free gifts.
To get to STAPLES Center, take the Blue or Expo Line to Pico Station. You can also walk from 7th/Metro or take the Silver Line into downtown. For more routes and connections, use Trip Planner.
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” it’s the future home of all X Games events…perhaps by next year, it will be.”
Well it won’t matter now if it were transit friendly, the XGames are leaving LA.
Maybe Metro can co-operate with the staff at the venue and run special shuttles to the venue from El Monte Transit and the Gold Line.
You can takeMetro Local 270 on Aug 1-3. Get off at Live Oak/Peck and walk to Irwindale Event Center or transfer to FT 492 and get off at Live Oak/Rivergrade to walk back towards the event.
You can also take Metro Local 78 to eastbound terminal(Longden/Myrtle) and walk or transfer to FT 492 to event. Metro Local 78 operates on Sunday,August 4th.
Great tips, Thomas! I do wish the Irwindale Event Center were more transit friendly as it’s the future home of all X Games events…perhaps by next year, it will be.
The Source, Writer
Dont forget to catch the XGames Concerts this weekend too! Awaolnation with Madeon and Pepper at Irwindale Events Center! And The Presets with Tanlines and other awesome performers at CLub Nokia! Going to be a great weekend!
Which Metro busses serve the Irwindale “Event Center”?
There are no Metro buses that serve the event center, but Foothill Transit 492 has a stop in the area and they also accept TAP. However, the limited edition poster can only be claimed at L.A. Live so we’re encouraging more people to attend the competitions in downtown on Metro.
The Source, Writer
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