Vans Warped Tour have made a very shocking and heartbreaking announcement.

After twenty-three consecutive years, this summer will be the tour’s “final, full cross-country run.”

You can read their official announcement below:


2018 will be the final, full cross-country run of the Vans Warped Tour. We cannot thank you enough for making Warped Tour the highlight of your summer for the past 23 summers. For one final run – we will see you on the road and in the pit!”

-via Facebook,

Founder Kevin Lyman made an extended statement, which you can read here, about his experiences on the tour over the past twenty-three years.

Our scene is undergoing major changes, and the discontinuation of its most popular tour could put its future into question. The only guarantee is that things will look very different in 2019.