Event Calendar

Patron Discounts

Wharton Center‘s Patron Discount Program connects our patrons with local restaurants, lodging establishments, and specialty retailers to create a well-rounded theatre experience. Offers are available to Wharton Center‘s Subscribers and Trio Club Members throughout the year AND to non–subscribers who present a Wharton Center ticket stub (valid on the date of the performance).

To find out more about each of the participating companies and their special offers, click on the individual business‘ name to reveal more information.

Bake N' Cakes

3003 E Kalamazoo St, Lansing

517-337-2253

bakencakes.com

"Where butter makes it better." 

Bake N' Cakes is a full-line bakery offering custom cakes, gourmet cupcakes, cheese cakes, pies, cookies and many other tasty treats.

Discount: With Card, 10% discount on orders over $30 (up to $10). With ticket, one free regular cupcake (day of show only).

Bell's Greek Pizza

1135 E Grand River Ave, East Lansing

517.332.0858

thebellspizza.com

Pizza/ Grinders/ Pita Wraps/ Gluten Free/ Pasta/ Salads/ Mediterranean Food/ Appetizers.

Discount Offer: 15% off total bill.

Bravo! Cucina Italiana

2970 Towne Center Blvd, Lansing

517.485.3779

bravoitalian.com

BRAVO! is upscale affordable dining at its best, with great-tasting Italian food and an inviting atmosphere under a fun, family-friendly, Roman ruin décor. BRAVO! bases its Italian menu on a broad choice of fresh, made-to-order, authentic Italian food for lunch or dinner, as well as creative, seasonal specials, Italian take-out and event catering. 

Discount Offer: 10% off total food bill with presentation of Patron Discount Program card (does not include alcohol or gratuity) 

Candlewood Suites

3545 Forest Rd, Lansing

(517) 351-8181

cwsuites.com

The Candlewood Suites Lansing is an all-suites hotel, located on the edge of MSU campus, only 3 miles from  Wharton Center. Our recently renovated rooms offer the comfort and convenience of home for both business and leisure travelers. As an IHG extended-stay property, all of our suites contain full kitchenettes, and complimentary laundry facilities are available 24/7. Guests also enjoy complimentary WiFi, discounted golf at Forest Akers, and access to the prestigious University Club, including their lounge and restaurant.

Discount Offer:  $95 for a studio suite featuring one queen-sized bed.

Claddagh Irish Pub

2900 Towne Center Blvd, Lansing

517.484.2523

claddaghirishpubs.com

Claddagh Irish Pub is the best place for a great dining and drinking experience, and a rocking good time. Our menu includes savory traditional Irish dishes, such as Sheperd's Pie, Corned Beef & Cabbage, Galway Bay Clam Chowder or Traditional Banoffee Pie. With over 19 draft beers to choose from and a special selection of top Irish whiskeys, everyone will definitely have a tremendous time here. 

Discount Offer: $5.00 off $25.00 or more with PDP card; or free appetizer or dessert with the purchase of an entrée upon presentation of show ticket on the night of a show (offer cannot be used with any other discounts or specials)  

Coral Gables

2838 E Grand River Ave, East Lansing

(517) 337-1311

coralgablesrestaurant.com

​Family owned and operated for over 40 years, Coral Gables features a variety of delicious homemade foods and desserts made from scratch in our kitchen. The Gables is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and offers a breakfast buffet every Sunday. Banquet facilities available up to 75 people.

Discount Offer: Show your ticket and receive 10% off your meal in dining room or bar area. Only available on day of performance.

Crunchy's

254 W. Grand River, East Lansing, MI

517-351-2506 

crunchyseastlansing.com

Discount Offer: 10% off entire bill, not valid with any other special or discount

Essex Hair Design

4790 S Hagadorn Rd #152

(517) 333-3917

essexsalon.com

Family-owned for over 16 years. Across from MSU.  Monday-Thursday 9am-7pm * Friday 9am-5pm * Saturday 9am-3pm * Sundays Closed

Discount Offer: 10% off all services with card.

For Crépe Sake

221 S. Washington Square, Lansing

517-374-0401

forcrepesake.com

An American café steeped in French tradition. Specializing in sweet and savory crěpes, Iorio's gelato, Zingerman's specialty coffee and other delightful options.

Discount: Buy a Grande crěpe and a beverage; receive a crěpe of equal or lesser value for free.

Georgio's Gourmet Pizza

1010 E. Grand River, East Lansing

517-351-1000

120 Charles St., East Lansing

517-333-9990

georgiosgourmetpizza.com

We have been serving East lansing Gourmet Slices and Whole Pizza for 23 years!

Discount Offer: Free gourmet slice pizza when you buy a slice of pizza and a drink.

Gracie's Contemporary Bistro

151 S Putnam St, Williamston

517.484.2523

graciesbistro.com

We are a modern, family-owned restaurant nestled in the giant town of Williamston, Michigan. Creative. Artistic. Elegant. Flavor. 

Discount Offer: 10% off entire purchase

Mitchell's Fish Market

2975 Preyde Blvd, Lansing

517.482.3474

mitchellsfishmarket.com

At Mitchell's Fish Market, we pride ourselves in being experts in fresh. From our raw bar to hand-filleted market catches and chef's daily features, "Fish any fresher would still be in the ocean!" For something beyond the sea, we offer a fine selection of steak and poultry dishes. Join us for a romantic dinner, family outing, or your next private dining event. No matter the occasion, our exceptional cuisine, ambiance and service will ensure it starts and ends on a truly delicious note.

Discount Offer: Enjoy $10 off two adult entrées when you dine with us (restrictions may apply)

Pizza House

4790 South Hagadorn Road, Suite 114-116

517-336-0033

pizzahouse.com

Family owned and operated for over 20 years, Pizza House stays true to one philosophy:  "great food, great service, your place or ours." Famous for award-winning Chicago and traditional-style pizza. Also serving pastas, salads, burgers, deli-style sandwiches, subs, chipatis, desserts and more! Great atmosphere with full bar and 22" flat screen TVs. Large groups welcome. Plenty of parking. Hours of operation: every day 10:30am-4:00am.

Discount: $2 off any order over $15 or $3 off any order over $20 with Card; free bread stix or Four Cheese Garlic Bread with a purchase over $20 on the night of the show, must have ticket present. Limit one offer per table.

Red Haven

4480 Hagadorn Rd., Okemos

517-679-6309

eatredhaven.com

Red Haven is Mid-Michigan's premier farm-to-table dining experience.  Our ever-changing menu is composed of small plates with an emphasis on local, seasonal and creative food -- always with an element of surprise.  Visit us for any occasion; we are a great place to stop in for a hand-crafted artisan cocktail made with one of our many Michigan spirits, sample a few small plates, or join us for dessert made by our in-house pastry chef.  We offer a relaxed, comfortable and elegant dining experience for dinner Tuesday-Sunday.  

Discount Offer: 15% off food or 50% off bottle of wine. (Restrictions may apply.)

Residence Inn

2841 Hannah Blvd, East Lansing

517-657-2875

mariott.com/lants

Our homelike surroundings invite you to relax and settle while our community atmosphere motivates you to venture out and stay connected.

Discount Offer: 10% off our best available rate.

Soup Spoon Café

1419 E. Michigan Ave, Lansing

(517) 316-2377

soupspooncafe.com

Enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner in a casual setting with cool sounds of jazz as your backdrop. Whether meeting friends or colleagues, a lazy Saturday morning or a quick grab at the counter for your day's excursion, the Soup Spoon will strive to serve you creative, inspiring cuisine with great service!

Discount Offer: 10% off food. (Not valid on holidays or with any other coupon or offer.)

Sultan's Restaurant

4790 S Hagadorn Rd., East Lansing

(517) 333-4444

sultansmediterranean.com

The tradition and charm of Portugal in a spectacular natural and casual setting. Sultan's has a sprawling menu and flavorful fare such as the smooth, creamy hummus with raw chickpeas cooked and ground on site. Everything is made from fresh ingredients. The restaurant also features a juice bar serving raw or 100 % fresh-squeezed juice.

Discount Offer: 15% off any dish from the main entrée section of the menu

Tavern 109

115 E Grand River Ave, Williamston

517.655.2100

tavern109.com

Great food and charming ambiance can only equal an extraordinary dining experience. Tavern 109 restaurant is located in a turn-of-the-century building in the heart of Williamston. The 109 has been beautifully renovated to reflect Williamston's history and community roots. This restaurant offers traditional dining as well as an old fashioned tavern-style bar with 12 craft brews on tap. Come by and relax. Have an extraordinary meal and be a part of our story.

Discount Offer: 10% off of food only(discount cannot be applied toward alcohol)

The Creole

1218 Turner St, Lansing

517.371.1361

thecreolelansing.com

Classic cocktails, wine by the glass and the bottle, cask ales, chef-driven cuisine, and an experience you will crave forever. 

Discount Offer: Free beignets with purchase of an entrée 

The State Room

Inside the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center

219 S. Harrison Rd, East Lansing

(517) 432-5049

stateroomrestaurant.com | @TheStateRoomEL

Located inside the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, the State Room Restaurant and Lounge offers guests a delicious edge to the MSU Spartan experience by offering upscale-casual dining with seasonal menus reflecting the best local ingredients available. The State Room’s team of international chefs and extensive, award-winning wine list combine to produce an unparalleled dining experience. 

Discount Offer: 15% off food (Offer excludes alcohol and is not valid with pre-fixed menu or special events.)

Towne Place Suites

2855 Hannah Blvd, East Lansing

(517) 203-1000

marriott.com/lants

Discover the warm and welcoming atmosphere, attentive service and comfortable all-suite accommodations that make travel a relaxing and productive experience.

Discount Offer: 10% off our best available rate.

  • Wharton Center for Performing Arts
  • Michigan State University
  • 750 E. Shaw LN
  • East Lansing, MI
  • PHONE: (517) 432-2000
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