Holiday Guide for Costa Rica in 2019

Costa Rica 2019
Costa Rica
2019

Costa Rica information

Population: 4.89m
Capital: San Jose
Calling Code: (506)
Time Zone: -6 UTC
Currency: Costa Rican colón
Language: Spanish

Weather in San Jose

Summary: Possible light rain starting later this afternoon, continuing until tonight.
Temperature: 31.5°c
Wind speed: 2.78kph
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Costa Rica List of National Holidays in Costa Rica in 2019

New Year's Day


New Year's Day

Costa Rica: New Year's Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar, with the exception of Israel

Juan Santamaria Day


Juan Santamaria Day

Costa Rica: Juan Santamaria was a Costa Rican soldier who is the national hero of Costa Rica due to his heroic actions on April 11th 1856 in the Battle of Rivas

Easter Thursday


Easter Thursday

Costa Rica: Also Known as Holy Thursday, Maundy Thursday commemorates the last supper and established the ceremony known as the Eucharist

Easter Friday

 Long Weekend! 
Easter Friday

Costa Rica: Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of Jesus.

Workers or Labor Day


Workers or Labor Day

Costa Rica: This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the labour movement

Guanacaste Day


Guanacaste Day

Costa Rica: Marks Costa Rica's annexation of Guanacaste province in 1824

Virgin of Los Angeles Day

 Long Weekend! 
Virgin of Los Angeles Day

Costa Rica: The Virgin of Los Angeles is the patron saint of Costa Rica

Mother's Day


Mother's Day

Costa Rica: The Feast of the Assumption is the principal feast of the Blessed Virgin, the mother of Jesus Christ

Independence Day


Independence Day

Costa Rica: Commemorates independence of the Central America region from Spanish rule in 1821

Cultures Day


Cultures Day

Costa Rica: Honors indigenous people on the date when Columbus first set foot in the Americas

Christmas


Christmas

Costa Rica: Christmas celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which according to tradition took place on December 25th 1 BC