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Top events in Costa Rica

January
01

Costa Rica’s biggest civic festival takes place every January in the city of Palmaras, about an hour west of San José. Just every...

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...

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.

2014

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2014
April
11
Juan Santamaría's Day
Start date:
11 April 2014
April
20
Easter Sunday
Start date:
20 April 2014
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2014
July
25
Guanacaste Day
Start date:
25 July 2014
August
02
Virgin of Los Angeles, Feast of Patroness of Costa Rica
Start date:
2 August 2014
August
15
Assumption
Start date:
15 August 2014
August
15
Mothers' Day
Start date:
15 August 2014
September
15
Independence Day
Start date:
15 September 2014
October
12
Día de las Culturas
Start date:
12 October 2014
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2014

2015

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2015
April
05
Easter Sunday
Start date:
5 April 2015
April
11
Juan Santamaría's Day
Start date:
11 April 2015
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2015
July
25
Guanacaste Day
Start date:
25 July 2015
August
02
Virgin of Los Angeles, Feast of Patroness of Costa Rica
Start date:
2 August 2015
August
15
Assumption
Start date:
15 August 2015
August
15
Mothers' Day
Start date:
15 August 2015
September
15
Independence Day
Start date:
15 September 2015
October
12
Día de las Culturas
Start date:
12 October 2015
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2015
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