Holiday Guide for Costa Rica in 2022

Costa Rica 2022
Costa Rica
2022

Costa Rica information

Population: 5.09m
Capital: San Jose
Calling Code: (506)
Time Zone: -6 UTC
Currency: Costa Rican colón
Language: Spanish

Weather in San Jose

Summary: Rain and humid throughout the day.
Temperature: 25.21°c
Wind speed: 2.06kph
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List of National Holidays in Costa Rica in 2022

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

 Long Weekend! 
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

Good Thursday


Good Thursday

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

Good Friday

 Long Weekend! 
Good 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

 Long Weekend! 
Guanacaste Day

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

Virgin of Los Angeles Day


Virgin of Los Angeles Day

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

Mother's Day

 Long Weekend! 
Mother's Day

Costa Rica: Mother's Day in Costa Rica is a public holiday on the Feast of the Assumption.

Day of the Black Person and Afro-Costa Rican Culture


Day of the Black Person and Afro-Costa Rican Culture

Costa Rica: A day to promote the contributions of the African diaspora in Costa Rica and to eliminate all forms of discrimination against people of African descent.

Independence Day

 Long Weekend! 
Independence Day

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

Army Abolition Day

 Long Weekend! 
Army Abolition Day

Costa Rica: Marks the abolishing of the country's armed forces on this day in 1948.

Christmas


Christmas

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