George Washingtons Birthday Celebration,
When: mid-January to mid-February
January and February make the perfect time
for a visit to Laredo thanks to the annual George Washingtons
Birthday celebration. This is one of South Texass largest
festivals with over 400,000 attendees. Sporting events, a children's
carnival, dances, parades, and gala balls fill the month-long event
Todays celebration includes several major
the WBCA Stars and Stripes Air Show
the Anheuser-Bush Washingtons
pageants. For all its fun, food,
and fireworks, the event is also noted because of its elegant balls.
The Princess Pocahontas Pageant and Ball features Laredo debutantes
wearing Native American regalia, with some gowns taking as long
as two years to research and prepare. The Society of Martha Washington
Colonial Pageant and Ball, one of the largest social events in South
Texas, draws many spectators.
TexasTripper.com Texas Travel Guide on Facebook
What's Happening Now...
| Advertising | Privacy | Disclosure | Disclaimer |
TexasTripper.com is a division of LT Media Group LLC
All rights reserved
No text or photos from this site may be used without written permission of LT Media Group LLC