Places in Costa Rica

Top events in Costa Rica

March
01

Every other year, downtown San José becomes a showcase for more than 5,000 artists from some 20 different countries, who congregate for the...

March
01

Costa Rica, with its high tropical mountains and cloud forest-capped volcanoes, is a haven for orchids; more than 1,400 different species grow...

March
19

The city's patron saint day.

Costa Rica Public Holidays

Below are listed Public Holidays for the January 2014-December 2015 period.

Public holiday note

Some holidays falling on the weekend are observed the following Monday.

2016

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2016
March
27
Easter Sunday
Start date:
27 March 2016
April
11
Juan Santamaría's Day
Start date:
11 April 2016
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2016
July
25
Guanacaste Day
Start date:
25 July 2016
August
02
Virgin of Los Angeles, Feast of Patroness of Costa Rica
Start date:
2 August 2016
August
15
Assumption
Start date:
15 August 2016
August
15
Mother's Day
Start date:
15 August 2016
September
15
Independence Day
Start date:
15 September 2016
October
12
Día de las Culturas
Start date:
12 October 2016
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2016
Newsletter