Thursday, February 10, 2022
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Event Category: WBCA Event
Organizer: Washington's Birthday Celebration Association
Location: Sames Auto Arena - Parking Lot
It’s the place where memories are made and old friends meet. For generations of festival goers, the Washington’s Birthday Celebration would be incomplete without the biggest carnival in South Texas. In fact, for some of them, the celebration begins the moment they see the carnival set up just in time for the biggest weekends of the Washington’s Birthday Celebration festivities! Fans know that when the convoy arrives, carnival time is just about here and excitement abounds! Families gather at the carnival midway to enjoy the rides, savor tasty carnival fare and take in the exciting ambiance of bright lights and screaming carnival action.
From the soaring Ferris wheel to hair raising roller coasters, the multitude of rides promise to deliver a heart-pounding adrenaline rush so enticing it’s no wonder this WBCA™ event has attracted millions of loyal followers to its doors since 1966. For those seeking entertainment of a different sort, plenty of more action abounds on the carnival floor.
Whether you prefer to take a chilling walk on the haunted side and enter the world of the Ghost Pirates Mansion, or merely try a sampling of a variety of carnival games and novelty shops galore, there truly is something for everyone in this menagerie of fun! Let’s not forget the food!
Nothing rivals the aromatic smell of roasted corn, sweetly spun cotton candy, caramel apples, funnel cakes, barbecued turkey legs, corn dogs and pizza that you can only get at the WBCA™ Carnival Sponsored by McDonald’s of Laredo — thank goodness this utopia of delectable goodies sticks around long enough to taste it all! You have been forewarned… this age old favorite will keep you coming back for more.
WBCA Carnival Sponsored by McDonald’s of Laredo
Sames Auto Arena – Parking Lot
Pay One Price (POP) Bracelets are only available at the Carnival Grounds the day of the event, no pre-sale.
Advance Ticket Sheets are available at most LISD and UISD Schools & WBCA Ticket Kiosk. The ticket sheet has 18 tickets.