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ASU celebrates Sun Devil Homecoming: A Golden Decade

October 15, 2012

Line up the marching band and put the finishing touches on the floats because ASU Homecoming is quickly rolling into town.

“Sun Devil Homecoming: A Golden Decade” will bring to life the technology, innovation and leadership that skyrocketed Arizona State University to one of the top universities in the world. 

President Michael Crow will serve as grand marshal at the annual parade that will make its way down University Drive at 9 a.m., Oct. 27. The block party will begin immediately after and is set to feature a variety of exciting booths for the entire family.

The celebration will lead up to the Homecoming parade and block party on University Drive on Oct. 27, and culminate with the ASU vs. UCLA football at noon in Sun Devil Stadium. Tickets may be purchased in person or by calling the Sun Devil Ticket Office at 480-727-0000.

In preparation for daylong extravaganza, the university will host a series of exciting events happening Oct. 23-27.

Tuesday, Oct. 23
Glow in the dark; party in the park
Civic Space, Downtown Phoenix campus
7 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 24
Sparky’s big top carnival
Sun Devil Fitness Complex fields, West campus
6 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 25
Devil’s royale
Student Union Ballrooms, Polytechnic campus
8 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 26
Lantern Walk
“A” Mountain, Tempe campus
8 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 27
Homecoming parade
University Drive, Tempe campus
9 a.m.

Saturday, Oct. 27
Block party
University Drive, Tempe campus
9 a.m.

Saturday, Oct. 27
Sun Devil Stadium, Tempe campus

Parking lots and structures in the northern portion of campus (north of University Drive) are open five hours prior to kickoff for prepaid season ticket parking passes, and cash lots are open three hours before kickoff. For more information on parking, visit or

For details and a complete schedule of Homecoming events and activities, visit