WBCA Jalapeño Festival is Here!

LAREDO, Texas (KGNS) - The most anticipated event of the Washington's Birthday Celebration Association is here!

The Jalapeño Festival starts Friday night, with Cardenales de Nuevo Leon, Los Rieleros del Norte, Mark Chesnutt and Rumba Shaker.

Duelo will be in attendance on Saturday night.

The festival will also feature the Miss Jalapeño Contest, the El Grito Contest, an International Waiter Race and more.

And of course, the Jalapeño Eating Contest will be this Saturday. The current record is 141 jalapeños.

Gates open at 6:00 pm on Friday night and at 5:00 pm on Saturday at the El Metro Park and Ride.

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