Are you interested in joining the Washington’s Birthday Celebration Association? Through our many generous memberships, WBCA  is able to continue the tradition of bringing family oriented events to the public. Become a part of history and join WBCA today! Download and complete the membership application below and become part of the 127-year old tradition that is the Washington’s Birthday Celebration! What else is there? Well let’s take a look.

  • Invitation to the Commander’s Media Reception and WBCA Membership BBQ.
  • Pre-sale opportunities on tickets and souvenirs.
  • Formal Announcement to attend the WBCA Festivities along with a Calendar of Events.
  • Your name or business is listed in the WBCA Official Program Book (If payment is received in time).
  • Invitation to the Annual Association Meeting.
  • Official WBCA Medallion.
  • Plus, you become a part of a 127-year old Laredo tradition.

There are seven membership levels:

  • Student ($25) – 0 votes
  • Sergeant ($35) – 1 vote
  • Lieutenant ($70) – 2 votes
  • Captain ($140) – 4 votes
  • Major ($350) – 10 votes
  • Colonel ($700) – 20 votes
  • General ($875) – 25 votes

*Each $35 contributed equals (1) vote to a maximum of (25) votes for our annual Board of Director’s Election in April.

If interested in becoming a member of the Celebration, download the application located below or stop by the WBCA office located at 1819 E. Hillside to pick up an application, Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. If you have any questions, please call (956) 722.0589.

Through our many generous memberships, WBCA is able to give back to the community and continue the tradition of bringing family oriented events to Laredo.



WBCA Pipes & Stripes Car Show

El Metro Park and Ride | Attendance ± 3,500

WBCA Stars & Stripes Air Show

Laredo International Airport | Attendance ± 25,000

WBCA Jalapeño Festival

El Metro Park and Ride | Attendance ± 25,000

Vendor Categories

Food Booth Vendor: Food or beverages

Concession Trailer/Food Truck Vendor: Food or  beverages

Merchandise/Activity Vendor: Vendor NOT selling food/beverages

Amusement Vendor: Rides, games and/or other amusements

Corporate Vendor: Contact WBCA for pricing
Safety Guidelines For Volunteer and Vendors


Countless volunteers come together each year to help organize, plan, and execute the award winning Washington’s Birthday Celebration!

If you would like to become part of this team of community minded citizens, please complete the Volunteer Form and submit to our office via email or via fax (956) 722-5528.
Safety Guidelines For Volunteer and Vendors