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- "Solstice Celebration. Utgard. Governor of this fine planet extended an invitation to me and one of my Staff Sergeants. It's a formal affair. Ladies in long dresses, that sort of thing."
- — Captain Ponder
The Solstice Celebration was an annual celebration held on Harvest, based in Utgard. Citizens of Harvest celebrated the festival by gathering together, dancing, talking, and watching as the AI Mack fired the Utgard Mass Driver. The only known Solstice Celebration occurred on January 16, 2525. It was there that Staff Sergeant Avery Junior Johnson first met Governor Nils Thune, Attorney General Rol Pedersen and Lieutenant Commander Jilan al-Cygni. While the Mass Driver is firing, many civilians have to cover their ears to bear the sound.
List of appearances
- Halo: Contact Harvest (First appearance)
- Halo: Contact Harvest, page 117
- Halo: Contact Harvest, pages 115-123