Laredo Main Street “2014 UETA Jamboozie"
Laredo Main Street was first designated as a Texas Main Street Urban City by the Texas Historical Commission’s Community Heritage Development Division in 2008. This program aids Texas cities to revitalize their historic downtown's. UETA Jamboozie Festival was organized to raise money for Laredo Main Street whose mission is to preserve the downtown heritage by fostering community pride and involvement, stimulating diverse business and residential development using the Texas Main Street Four Point approach; Organization, Promotion, Economic Restructuring and Design. Some activities include the El Centro de Laredo Farmer's Market at Jarvis Plaza every third Saturday of the month except for the month of December, Farmer's Market is held second Saturday of the month and SOL Masquerade Ball.
Laredo Main Street is excited to announce the 2014 UETA Jamboozie headliner CELSO PIÑA. Celebrating its 16th anniversary this year, UETA Jamboozie will be held on Saturday, January 25, 2014 from 5 PM to 12 AM, in Historic Downtown Laredo entertaining adults as well as children of all ages. The five (5) stages provide an array of musical entertainment for all to enjoy at the corner of Hidalgo, Lincon, Iturbide, San Agustin, Flores and Grant Streets.Over twenty acts have been selected to play regional, national and international music. The evening will be filled with a variety of food, more than thirty food and novelty booths will line the 15 block area of Historic downtown Laredo.
Come celebrate Mardi Gras-style and experience a world of color, fun and music in your own backyard-historic Down Laredo. We also plan to continue with highlights of the festival which include the "Mayor's March".