Destination Discount: free Grand Park sunglasses with Metro


Summer is almost over, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to be. Plenty of activities are still taking place at Grand Park, which also means plenty of chances to get a free pair of sunglasses.

Head to any of the upcoming free events at Grand Park and present your TAP card at the info booth to receive a free pair of stylish shades. The exclusive offer 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.

Thursday: Chill after work at Grand Park’s Out of Office concert; bring a picnic dinner, join a lawn game or just sit and relax. This week features the Colburn Summer Concert Band. The event takes place from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Saturday morning: Cool off at the splash pad and join in on a special fun activity! This week’s surprise activity features the Mobile Mural Lab, which will be in town from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Saturday evening: Enjoy a movie at the park with food trucks and live performances. This week’s flick is Sleepless in Seattle. Door open at 5:30 p.m. and the movie starts around 8:30 p.m.

Sunday: Don’t miss the last Sunday Session of the summer, bringing the best in electronic music performance. This week features The Leverage Agency Showcase with Acid Pauli and many others. The all day events starts at 2 p.m. and continues until 10 p.m.

Grand Park is served by the Red/Purple Line Civic Center Station and by Bus 10 and 81 to Hill/Temple. For more routes and connections, use Trip Planner.