Costa Rica has a total of 25 holidays in 2022. 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 downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.

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Holiday Date Details
New Year's Day
Saturday, January 1, 2022 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Saint Joseph's Day
Saturday, March 19, 2022 Saint Joseph's Day is a observance in Costa Rica
March Equinox
Sunday, March 20, 2022 March Equinox in Costa Rica (San Jose)
Battle of Rivas
Monday, April 11, 2022 Battle of Rivas is a national holiday in Costa Rica
Public Sector Holiday
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 Public Sector Holiday is a government holiday in Costa Rica
Maundy Thursday
Thursday, April 14, 2022 Maundy Thursday is a Christian observance on the Thursday during Holy Week. It is the day before Good Friday.
Good Friday
Friday, April 15, 2022 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Labor Day / May Day
Sunday, May 1, 2022 Labor Day, International Workers' Day, and May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Father's Day
Sunday, June 19, 2022 Father's Day is a observance in Costa Rica
June Solstice
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 June Solstice in Costa Rica (San Jose)
Annexation of Guanacaste
Monday, July 25, 2022 Annexation of Guanacaste is a national holiday in Costa Rica
Our Lady of Los Ángeles
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 Our Lady of Los Ángeles is a non compulsory payment holiday in Costa Rica
Mother's Day
Monday, August 15, 2022 Mother's Day is a national holiday in Costa Rica
National Parks Day
Wednesday, August 24, 2022 National Parks Day is a observance in Costa Rica
Day of the Black Person and Afro-Costa Rican Culture
Sunday, September 4, 2022 Day of the Black Person and Afro-Costa Rican Culture is a non compulsory payment holiday in Costa Rica
Children's Day
Friday, September 9, 2022 Children's Day is a observance in Costa Rica
Independence Day
Thursday, September 15, 2022 Independence Day is a observance in Costa Rica
September Equinox
Friday, September 23, 2022 September Equinox in Costa Rica (San Jose)
All Souls' Day
Wednesday, November 2, 2022 All Souls’ Day falls on November 2 each year. It is a day of alms giving and prayers for the dead.
Teacher's Day
Tuesday, November 22, 2022 Teacher's Day is a observance in Costa Rica
Day of Abolition of the Army
Thursday, December 1, 2022 Day of Abolition of the Army is a observance in Costa Rica
Feast of the Immaculate Conception
Thursday, December 8, 2022 The Feast of the Immaculate Conception is a Christian observance on December 8 each year.
December Solstice
Wednesday, December 21, 2022 December Solstice in Costa Rica (San Jose)
Christmas Day
Sunday, December 25, 2022 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
New Year's Eve
Saturday, December 31, 2022 New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.