COUNTDOWN TO THE CELEBRATION

COUNTDOWN TO THE CELEBRATION

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LAREDO, TX – The Washington’s Birthday Celebration Association (WBCA) unveiled “To Future Generations” by Rene A. Gutierrez as the official 124th Celebration’s Commemorative Poster for the upcoming 2022 festivities. The unveiling was held at the Laredo Center for the Arts, located at 500 San Agustin Avenue, on Friday...

September 7, 2021 Read More
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LAREDO, TX -- The Washington’s Birthday Celebration Association (WBCA) has announced their selection of Sister María Luisa Vera and Sister Rosemary Welsh from the Sisters of Mercy as their honorees for the prestigious Mr. South Texas Award for the 124th Washington’s Birthday Celebration. “The work of Sister Maria Luis...

August 26, 2021 Read More
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The Washington’s Birthday Celebration Association (WBCA) along with the International Good Neighbor Council (IGNC) have announced their selection of the four bright young Abrazo Children who will represent the United States and Mexico during the 124th Celebration....

August 16, 2021 Read More
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LAREDO – The Washington’s Birthday Celebration Association (WBCA) together with International Bank of Commerce (IBC) showcased some of Laredo’s talented dance teams and cheerleaders, in a virtual WBCA Youth Song & Dance Festival event that debuted Thursday via the Association’s Facebook page.  The Highlight of the eve...

June 10, 2021 Read More
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LAREDO, TX – The much-anticipated 124th Washington’s Birthday Celebration dates have been set for January 20 – February 27, 2022. Celebration planning is officially underway for the biggest Celebration to date, and under the guidance of Washington’s Birthday Celebration Association (WBCA) President, Natalie Hernandez, ...

May 21, 2021 Read More
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LAREDO, TX – The Washington’s Birthday Celebration Association received the highest and most prestigious award for excellence in marketing at the state level for the second year in a row with the Kaliff Zenith Award; It was another banner year for WBCA, as the Association celebrated a total of 50 top honors at the 27th Ann...

December 22, 2020 Read More
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LAREDO, TX – With an abundance of caution, and a heavy heart, the Washington’s Birthday Celebration Association has made the difficult decision to postpone the annual Celebration for the first time in its 124-year history due to the current pandemic; however, there is still fun to come in 2021, but with a different twist....

December 18, 2020 Read More
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LAREDO, TX – The Washington’s Birthday Celebration Association is kicking off the festivities with the first contest of the season – a Commemorative WBCA T-Shirt Art contest for all ages 14 and over.  This is the first of many virtual events and social media contests to come in 2021....

January 26, 2021 Read More
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LAREDO, TX – Planning for the 124th Washington’s Birthday Celebration is officially underway and under the guidance of the 2020 – 2021 Washington’s Birthday Celebration Association (WBCA) President Natalie Hernandez. The WBCA Executive Committee and Board of Directors also welcomed new additions to their respective ros...

July 9, 2020 Read More