Costa Rica has a total of 23 holidays in 2019. In the table below, you will find the details of the holidays and when they are observed. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downaloadble as a csv or json file. Signup here to get started.
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|New Year's Day
New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
|Tuesday||January 1||National holiday|
|Saint Joseph's Day
|Battle of Rivas
||Thursday||April 11||National holiday|
Maundy Thursday is a Christian observance on the Thursday during Holy Week. It is the day before Good Friday.
|Thursday||April 18||National holiday,Christian|
Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
|Friday||April 19||National holiday,Christian|
|Labor Day / May Day
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
|Wednesday||May 1||National holiday|
|Annexation of Guanacaste
||Thursday||July 25||National holiday|
|Our Lady of Los Ángeles
||Thursday||August 15||National holiday|
|National Parks´ Day
||Sunday||September 15||National holiday|
|Day of the Cultures
|All Souls' Day
All Souls’ Day falls on November 2 each year. It is a day of alms giving and prayers for the dead.
|Feast of the Immaculate Conception
The Feast of the Immaculate Conception is a Christian observance on December 8 each year.
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
|Wednesday||December 25||National holiday,Christian|
|New Year´s Eve
New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.