The Horizon Sun

Free Concert Fun at Tempe Marketplace

Kate Allen, Columnist

November 9, 2017

November is finally here, which means Arizona finally won’t be sitting in 100 degree weather all day. This opens up a wide range of outdoor activities for families and friends all around the state. Most activities these days are not too budget-friendly, for they often take a large chunk out of your ...

Flying Away with the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta

Flying Away with the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta

Caroline Lilleoer, Columnist

October 17, 2015

Since the first Balloon Fiesta in 1972, almost 750,000 visitors of all ages come every year to Albuquerque, N.M., to experience the amazing balloon fiesta. The area is known for a phenomenon called “the Albuquerque Box,” which features a crystal sky and perfect climate in October, making the time of ...

Comics, Costumes, and Celebration at Comicon Phoenix


Connor Lowe, Columnist

June 5, 2015

Comicon Phoenix is a wonderful place. It’s essentially a four-day celebration of all things nerdy, from anime to science fiction; from Star Wars to Star Trek; from the supernatural to “Supernatural”. The convention was all-inclusive and very magical. Held at the Phoenix Convention Center, the building...

Warped Tour Preview

Warped Tour Preview

Kai Farley, Columnist

June 1, 2014

This June 18, Warped Tour will be coming to Mesa at Quail Run Park. Approximately 90 alternative bands are participating. It lasts all day, with many merch, food, and concession stands. The all day concert comes with many fun experiences and a lot of free stuff. To get in for a cheaper price you can...

Arizona Jazz Festival

Arizona Jazz Festival

Tyler Danner, Columnist

September 17, 2013

The Arizona Jazz Festival will be held at the Arizona Grand Resort & Spa from Oct. 25 to Oct. 27. Ticket prices range from $65 to $350 for a single-day entrance. Among the ticket options is the “Rockstar VIP Experience,” which is $696 for all three days, or $295 for a single day; this experie...

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