Metrolink to Hold Angels Express Fan Friday April 11

By Jose Serrano

Mar 31, 2014; Anaheim, CA, USA; Connor Mikkelsen waits in line for the gates to open with his dad Erik, for the Los Angeles Angels opening day baseball game against the Seattle Mariners at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports

Metrolink riders catching the Angels Express to the game this Friday just got an extra incentive.

The first 100 fans to arrive at the Irvine Metrolink Station will receive a free round-trip ticket to and from Angels Stadium. Free food and live entertainment will also be on hand. In addition, anyone bringing a non-perishable food item for donation will spin a wheel for a chance at prizes and Angels giveaways.

Early arrival is recommended as the train leaves promptly at 5:59 p.m. Fans who don’t win a free ride can still purchase a round-trip ticket for $7 per adult and $4 per child. Children age five and under ride free with a paying adult.

As part of Metrolink’s year-long Angels’ tickets promotion, select games can be purchased at half price by going to They include interleague series’ with the New York Mets, Miami Marlins, and Philadelphia Phillies, and three games set with the Cleveland Indians later this month.