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Mark your calendar: These 12 events will make your summer sunnier

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Las Vegas Amazing Comic Con attendees dressed as their favorite characters.
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Super Summer Theatre Enjoy Red Rock Canyon during a night of outdoor theater. This season’s highlights include Disney’s Beauty and the Beast and Bring It On: The Musical. Through September 24, $13-$20, Spring Mountain Ranch State Park.

Dive in Movies at Cosmo’s Boulevard Pool The marquee transforms into a movie screen on Mondays, so sip cocktails poolside or take a dip while watching films like Ferris Bueller’s Day Off and The Goonies. Through September 5, 7 p.m., $5.

Vegas Fringe Festival The Fringe Fest produces plays ranging from family-friendly productions and musicals to improv shows and edgy debuts. June 10-19, $10-$12 per show, Las Vegas Little Theatre.

Reggae in the Desert Israel Vibration, Fortunate Youth, New Kingston, Don Carlos and more will play Vegas’ 15th annual Rastafarian festival full of cultural eats and good vibes. June 11, noon-11 p.m., $40-$120, Clark County Government Center.

Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con Geeks, unite and meet your favorite comic book authors, including Rob Liefeld and Kevin Eastman, plus get your comics signed by their creators. June 17-19, $25-$200, Las Vegas Convention Center.

Electric Daisy Carnival Three days, eight stages, 250 DJs. Catch huge names like Kaskade, Axwell & Ingrosso and Hardwell, plus discover new sounds (and sights) during one of the summer’s wildest weekends. June 17-19, $355-$699, Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

DjangoVegas! This eclectic annual festival features gypsy jazz bands performing in tribute to the work of famed Romani jazz and bebop artist Django Reinhardt. June 18, 6 p.m., $15-$20, Historic Fifth Street School.

Big Dog’s Summer Beer Fest Big Dog’s Brewing Co. will feature more than 45 brews that pair perfectly with summer, live reggae and barbecue platters. July 9, 5 p.m., free, Big Dog’s Draft House, 4543 N. Rancho Drive.

UFC 200 Daniel “DC” Cormier and Jon “Bones” Jones face off again, in a fight fueled by intense rivalry. July 9, 3:30 p.m., $205-$1,255, T-Mobile Arena.

The Art of Rap Kick it old-school with Public Enemy, EPMD, Sugar Hill Gang, Kurtis Blow and more. July 23, 7 p.m., $28-$88, Downtown Las Vegas Events Center.

Vans Warped Tour Paint on eyeliner and don a studded belt for this year’s lineup, which includes New Found Glory and Every Time I Die. But don’t doubt the musical diversity—Waka Flocka Flame has a spot. August 9, 2 p.m., $29-$45, Hard Rock Hotel.

51s Fan Appreciation Night The home team gives back to its fans while honoring the King. The first 2,500 through Cashman’s gates receive a free Elvis-themed 51s jersey. August 27, 7 p.m., $11-$16, Cashman Field.

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