LAREDO, TX – The Washington’s Birthday Celebration Association (WBCA) is now accepting vendor applications! The deadline to submit the application is January 14, 2019. The vendor application can be found online at www.wbcalaredo.org under the WBCA Applications section.

The events accepting vendors include the WBCA Pipes & Stripes Car Show, WBCA Stars & Stripes Air Show and the WBCA Jalapeño Festival. Vendor categories include food booth, concession trailer/food truck, merchandise/activity and amusement vendors.

The vendor space is 10’ x 10’ and fees vary depending on vendor category. Space is limited and available at a first come, first serve basis.

All vendors must provide their own generator, tables, and chairs and are responsible for all signage on their booth. Vendor will have booth rental option for $250 per event.

Vendors are also responsible for all permit fees and must comply with health and fire departments rules and regulations.

Please note that hard copies of the applications can still be obtained at the WBCA office located at 1819 E. Hillside Road. To receive vendor applications via e-mail please submit your request to wbca@wbcalaredo.org.

For more information in regards to the vendor application please contact Arlene Perez at 956-722-0589

Throughout the years, the Celebration has grown to be over a month long and consists of two parades, dazzling pageants, fireworks, a carnival, an air show, a car show, a sizzling jalapeño festival and much more.  Combined, WBCA events attract nearly 500,000 residents and visitors, and contribute an estimated $14 million every year to the local economy.

The 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.

The 122nd Washington’s Birthday Celebration takes place January 24 – February 25, 2019.

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For additional information visit wbcalaredo.org, e-mail wbca@wbcalaredo.org or contact the WBCA office at 956-722-0589.