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Tempe campus celebrates Sun Devil Homecoming

October 18, 2011

What began as a small celebration in 1926 has since become one of Arizona State University’s most coveted traditions, and this year is no different. “Sun Devil Homecoming 2011: Past. Present. Future” will pay tribute to where the university has been, showcase where we are today and present a glimpse of what is to come in the future.

ASU’s Tempe campus will play host to many exciting events happening Oct. 21-29. The week will lead up to the Homecoming parade and block party on University Drive on Oct. 29, and culminate with the ASU vs. Colorado football game at 3:30 p.m. in Sun Devil Stadium. Tickets for the game can be purchased in person or by calling the Sun Devil Ticket Office at 480-727-0000.

Friday, October 21
Homecoming Coronation
Arizona Ballroom, Memorial Union, Tempe campus
7 p.m.

Monday, October 24
Homecoming Comedy Show – The Wayans Brothers
Grady Gammage Auditorium, Tempe campus
Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m.

Wednesday, October 26
“Locks of Love” and “Goin’ Bald for Bucks”
Memorial Union outdoor stage
11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Thursday, October 27
Campus Moviefest featuring student produced films
MadCap Theater on Mill Ave.
8 p.m.

Friday, October 28
Lantern Walk
Tempe's famous "A" Mountain
8 p.m.

Saturday, October 29
Homecoming parade
University Drive
11:30 a.m.

Saturday, October 29
Block party
University Drive
12:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 29
ASU vs. Colorado
Sun Devil Stadium
3:30 p.m.

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

For details and a complete schedule of 2011 Homecoming events and activities, visit

To stay connected to Homecoming events and news via social media, visit ASU's Facebook and Twitter by searching for #asuhomecoming.