Holidays in Costa Rica

Costa Rica

Looking for long weekends in Costa Rica? Here’s a list of the official holidays including celebrations and festivities. Go ahead and plan your next getaway with us.

JANUARY:

January 1st: New Year´s Day

MARCH:

March 3rd: World Nature Day
March 22nd: World Water Day
Holy Thursday & Good Friday

APRIL:

April 7th: World Health Day
April 11th: Día de Juan Santamaría (Juan Santamaría Day, National Hero)
April 22nd: World Earth Day

MAY:

May 1st: Labor Day

JULY:

July 25th: Anexión del Partido de Nicoya a Costa Rica (Guanacaste Annexation to Costa Rica)

AUGUST:

August 2nd: Día de la Virgen de los Ángeles (Pilgrimage to Our Lady of Los Ángeles)
August 15th: Mother’s Day

SEPTEMBER:

September 15th: Independence Day

OCTOBER:

October 12th: Día del Encuentro de las Culturas (Day of the Cultures)

DECEMBER:

December 25th: Christmas Day
December 31st: New Year’s Eve