WBCA Laredo

1819 E Hillside Rd
Laredo TX  78041

Phone: (956) 722-0589

WBCA Laredo

A Celebration with Something for Everyone

Save the date for the 120th Celebration! Jan. 19, 2016 - Feb. 20, 2017 www.wbcalaredo.org

Celebrating its 119th anniversary, the Washington’s Birthday Celebration, held in Laredo, Texas, is the largest celebration of its kind in the United States with half a million people in attendance each year. Founded as a two day event in 1898 to commemorate the birth of the Founding Father of our country, it now boasts 27 events in 32 days. This “Celebration with Something for Everyone” features extravagant pageantry, two parades, a wine and tequila tasting, an exciting air show, a carnival, a Mardi Gras street party, and world-famous Jalapeño Festival! Held Jan. 22 - Feb. 23. Visit www.wbcalaredo.org for details.

On the morning of February 22, 1898, Indians and white men engaged in a “battle” for control of Laredo, Texas. The “battle,” centered at City Hall was fiercely fought, but to no avail.

In the end, the defenders fell and the mayor presented the

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Founded: 1898

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Past Events

Jalapeño Festival Sponsored by La Costeña

Jalapeño Festival Sponsored by La Costeña
06:00 pm - 02/16/2018

At WBCA Laredo

What began as a small gathering highlighting local talent in 1978 has now become an international sensation featuring mainstream artists like La Mafia, Costumbre,...

H-E-B Fireworks Extravaganza

H-E-B Fireworks Extravaganza
02:00 pm - 02/19/2017

At WBCA Laredo

The capstone event of the Celebration sets the night sky ablaze with festive fireworks that have delighted families for more than 100 years. A pyrotechnic extravaganza...

Anheuser-Busch Washington's Birthday Parade

Anheuser-Busch Washington's Birthday Parade
09:00 am - 02/18/2017

At WBCA Laredo

Free General Seating Bleacher Seating: Pre-sale $4 ($5 at gate) Time’s march has yet to diminish the singular majesty that is the hallmark of the spectacular...

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