20 Truths That You Realize at the Vans Warped Tour

The little Summer music festival that refuses to call it quits kicked off year 20 with a warm day in Houston. This city and Warped have a special relationship at this point: the tour either starts or ends here, which means for a lot of folks Summer starts or ends in Houston. It's hard to say which is better: the start means everyone is fresh and has the most energy, but the end means that it's a celebration of another year conquered.

Whether it's a celebration of beginnings or endings, there are certain things that happen every year without fail. Here are 20 of them that we counted this year:

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