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Washington's Birthday Celebration Association

About WBCA

The Washington’s Birthday Celebration, founded in 1898, is the largest Celebration of its kind in the United States. Throughout the years, the Celebration has grown to be over a month long and consists of parades, dazzling pageants, fireworks, a carnival, an air show, a sizzling jalapeño festival and much more. Combined, WBCA events attract nearly 500,000 residents and visitors, and yearly contributes an estimated $14 million to the local economy. The Washington's Birthday Celebration was recently ranked as one of the Top 100 Events in North America.

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The 121st Washington’s Birthday Celebration takes place January 18 - February 19. Tickets for WBCA events may be purchased at the WBCA Kiosk inside Mall Del Norte (at Macy’s Center Court) starting in early February 2018.

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