Throughout the years, the Washington’s Birthday Celebration has grown to be over a month long and consists of parades, dazzling pageants, fireworks, a carnival, an air show, a sizzling jalapeño festival and much more. Combined, Washington’s Birthday Celebration Association (WBCA) events attract nearly 500,000 residents and visitors, and yearly contributes an estimated $14 million to the local economy.
Join us for the “Celebration with Something for Everyone!”
The award winning Washington’s Birthday Celebration was recently ranked as one of the Top 100 Events in North America by the American Bus Association (ABA) because of the excellent entertainment value it offers to both tour groups and individual travelers from around the world.
To find out more, visit wbcalaredo.org and join us on Facebook and Twitter for updates on the celebration!
WBCA STARS & STRIPES AIR SHOW SPECATCUALR SPONSORED BY MILLER LITE
The WBCA Stars and Stripes Air Show Spectacular Sponsored by Miller Lite will take place during the 119th Washington’s Birthday Celebration on Sunday, February 14, 2016 at the Laredo International Airport (Maher Entrance). Tickets for the event are only $5 for adults and free for children 12 and under. Additional sponsors include Falcon International Bank. In-Kind Sponsor: Rudy’s BAR-B-Q.
For more information and to purchase your tickets visit wbcaairshow.com.
JALAPEÑO FESTIVAL SPONSORED BY LA COSTEÑA
The two-day WBCA Jalapeño Festival Sponsored by La Costeña will provide two back to back nights of sizzling entertainment, live music, games and fun for the entire family on Friday, February 19th and Saturday, Feb. 20th at El Metro Park and Ride in Laredo, TX!
The Jalapeño Festival is proud to announce its very own tribute to Selena, come join Los Dinos and A.B Quintanilla & Elektro Kumbia, Chris Perez, Pete Astudillo and Joe Ojeda for an unforgettable Saturday night and enjoy Los Huracanes del Norte and La Trakalosa on Friday night.
The WBCA Jalapeño Festival Sponsored by La Costeña is also proud to announce its two headliners for Stage 2. Cinderella’s Tom Keifer will rock the stage on Friday night, and
DJ BL3ND, will electrify the audience with his live sets as Saturday night’s headliner!
Take the ultimate challenge – don’t miss the original La Costeña Jalapeño Eating Contest!
Buy your two-day pass for only $30 at jalapenofest.org.
Additional sponsors include Stripes® Stores, Miller Lite, Anheuser-Busch, South Texas Ford Dealers, Whataburger, MetroPCS and Valley Day & Night Clinic.
Visit wbcalaredo.org for more information.