2019 Car Show Applications Now Available

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LAREDO, TX – The Washington’s Birthday Celebration Association (WBCA) would like to remind the community that applications for the 2019 WBCA Pipes & Stripes Car Show Sponsored by VitalMed Urgent Care are now available online. The car show applications can be found online at www.wbcalaredo.org under the WBCA Applications section.  “WBCA is very excited for […]

WBCA Names Mr. South Texas 2019

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LAREDO, TX — The Washington’s Birthday Celebration Association (WBCA) has announced their selection of Governor of Texas, Greg Abbott as Mr. South Texas 2019 for the 122nd Washington’s Birthday Celebration. “It is a tremendous honor to be named Mr. South Texas, and I thank the WBCA and the Selection Committee for this recognition,” said Governor Abbott. […]

IBC Youth Parade Under the Stars Winners

The International Bank of Commerce Youth Parade Under the Stars took place Thursday, February 21. From pre-school to high school, Laredo’s talented youth partook in this magnificent parade under the stars. The parade boasted over 160 entries consisting of illuminated floats, glittering costumes, dance teams from local area schools and much more. “Every year the […]

Major General Tracy Norris Named 2019 Air Show Marshal

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LAREDO, TX – The Washington’s Birthday Celebration Association (WBCA) has formally announced Major General Tracy Norris as the Air Show Marshal for the 2019 WBCA Stars & Stripes Air Show Spectacular Sponsored by Miller Lite.  Along with the official announcement of Major General Norris, WBCA is pleased to announce the entertainment lineup and Early Bird […]

WBCA Names 2019 Parade Marshals

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LAREDO, TX – The Washington’s Birthday Celebration Association (WBCA) has selected outstanding community individuals to lead two of the Washington’s Birthday Celebration’s most traditional and time-honored events; the IBC Youth Parade Under the Stars and the Anheuser-Busch Washington’s Birthday Parade. WBCA announced the Laredo Little Theatre as the 2019 Parade Marshals for the Anheuser-Busch Washington’s […]

Anheuser-Busch Washington’s Birthday Parade Winners

Hundreds of Laredoans, out-of-town visitors and tourists once again lined up along San Bernardo Ave. and Victoria St. on Saturday, February 23 to witness the annual Anheuser-Busch Washington’s Birthday Parade at 9 a.m. Through their creative efforts, participants emphasized the importance of tradition and patriotism by highlighting patriotic celebrations throughout the country with this year’s […]

2019 Parade Applications Now Available

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LAREDO, TX – The Washington’s Birthday Celebration Association (WBCA) Parade Committees would like to remind the community that applications for the 2019 IBC Youth Parade Under the Stars and Anheuser-Busch Washington’s Birthday Parades are now available online with application deadlines set for Thursday, December 6, 2018. “For 122 years the city has come out in […]

WBCA Names New President for 122nd Celebration

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LAREDO, TX – Planning for the 122nd Washington’s Birthday Celebration is officially underway and under the guidance of the 2018 – 2019 Washington’s Birthday Celebration Association (WBCA) President Jay Puig. The WBCA Executive Committee and Board of Directors also welcomed new additions to their respective rosters. “I am truly blessed to be given the opportunity to […]

Winners of the WBCA Jalapeño Festival Sponsored by La Costeña

The WBCA Jalapeño Festival Sponsored by La Costeña brought back all of the fun elements of this world-renowned festival including the Miss Jalapeño Contest, the La Costeña Jalapeño Eating Contest, and much, much more! The El Grito Contest Sponsored by Laredo Taco Company only available at Stripes® took place on Saturday and Elizabeth Jasso won […]

WBCA Unveils Commemorative Poster for 122nd Celebration

LAREDO, TX – The Washington’s Birthday Celebration Association (WBCA) unveiled “Our Culture Unites Us” by Jennifer Ramos as the official 122nd Celebration’s Commemorative Poster for the upcoming 2019 festivities.  The unveiling was held at the Laredo Center for the Arts, located at 500 San Agustin Avenue, on Thursday, September 14, 2018. The WBCA Poster Unveiling has […]

2019 Vendor Applications Now Available

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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 […]