On Valentine’s Day, art and love reunite! Spend the day with us for the Metro Art Tour. From Union Station to South Pasadena, The Independent Shakespeare Company will entertain tourists with discussions of station art and scenes from A Midsummer Night’s Dream, connecting art with their performance. The tour is free but limited to the first 50 guests. After the tour, impress your sweetie even more with dinner in Old Pasadena or %10 off at See’s Candies. (Metro Gold, Red or Purple Line to Union Station)
After numerous sold-out shows, the Enrique Iglesias Tour featuring Pitbull continues tonight at the Staples Center. If you’re attending the concert/dance party or plan to attend, Metro will drop you off just steps away from the arena. (Metro Blue or Expo Line to Pico Station)
Celebrate community love during the annual “Ride 4 Love” event led by the East Side Riders Bike Club with Los Ryders and Cyclists Inciting Change thru Live Exchange (C.I.C.L.E.). Riders will travel 8 miles through Watts and other southeastern communities, making stops at the Watts Healthy Farmer’s Market, Watts Towers and the well-known Elizabeth’s Bakery. Meet fellow bike riders at Ted Watkins Park at 10 a.m.
Looking for a romantic film to see with your mate on Valentine’s Day? See Gone with the Wind, starring Scarlett O’Hara, at the Egyptian Theatre. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. Get your tickets here. (Metro Red Line to Hollywood/Highland Station or Metro Bus 212/312 or 217 to Hollywood/Las Palmas)
Get ready for the ultimate family game night! The iconic Harlem Globetrotters are bringing their 2015 World Tour to the Staples Center this Sunday with mind blowing trick shots and ball handling the whole family will enjoy. See some of the best entertainers combine comedy and athleticism during their 12:30 p.m. or 5:45 p.m. show. If you’re a Metro rider, be sure to show your TAP card at the box office or use our exclusive promo code online and save $7 on select seats. (Metro Blue or Expo Line to Pico Station)
Known for its remarkable architecture and landscaping, the Hollyhock House in Barnsdall Art Park is reopening this Friday for self-guided tours. Admission will be waived through 11 a.m. Saturday! Reservations are not required. Not able to make the free Friday tour? Attend the “Walk Wright In” tours Saturday or Sunday and save money by taking Metro. (Metro Red Line to Vermont/Sunset Station or Metro Bus 180/181, 206, 217 to Hollywood/Edgemont)
That concludes our Metro weekend roundup. Here’s a little more information to help you get where you’re going:
- Metro trip planner
- Google Maps transit directions
- All Metro bus and rail maps and timetables
- Metro system map
- Metro Rail and transitway interactive map
- Fares and TAP card info
- How to Ride
- Nextrip real-time bus and train arrival information
Hey! A Metro Manila love bus! Never thought I’d see that.