Public Holidays in Costa Rica 2020

Public Holidays in Costa Rica 2020

It can be quite annoying or rather dissapointing if you are in a city or country to find that most shops and official buildings are closed due to a bank holiday or public holiday... and you didn't know at forehand. Our huge list of countries with all their public holidays for 2020 will give you a helping hand! Use our data to plan your next cruise of trip or at least be prepared! We also included the religious holidays. Please take note that most shops are closed on Sundays in many countries. This list can also be very helpfull when planning a business trip, or a business call for that matter. Don't jump to conclusions when your business partner or new client doesn't answer the phone ;-) Have a look at our list first! ALso, when planning a short holiday, a weekend trip or that wonderful summer holiday: don't forget that banks and shops may be closed at the time of your stay. Don't spoil your ski holiday. Check here to avoid misery.

Costa Rican public holidays 2020 list at

Costa Rican Bank Holidays and Costa Rica Public Holidays in 2020

Jan 1 New Year's Day - Ano Nuevo

Jan 6 Epiphany

Jan 11 Palmares Fiesta (local)

Jan 15 Santa Cruz Fiesta (Local)


Jan 15 Dia de Santo Cristo de Esquipulas (Local)

Feb 15 Fiesta de los Diablitos (Local)

Mar 9 Dia de los Boyeros

Mar 19 St Joseph's Day - Dia de San Jose

Apr 4 Fiesta San Vincente de Moravia (Local)

Apr 11 Battle of Rivas

Apr 11 Day of Juan Santamaria

Apr 5 Maundy Thursday

Apr 10 14 Good Friday

Apr 13 Easter

Apr 25 Fiesta Tarrazu (Local)

May 1 Labor Day

May 2 Fiesta Pattronale Desamparados (Local)

May 15 Dia de San Isidro Labrador (Local)

May 16 Fiestas Pattronales San Marcos de Tarrazu & Coronado (Local)

Jun 13 Fiestas Pattronales de Trinidad de Moravia, De San Pedro & San Geronimo (Local)

Jun 15 Dia de los Padres

Jun 24 Fiesta San Juan de Tibas

Jun 29 St Peter & St Paul's Day

Jul 19 - Fiesta de La Virgen del Mar

Jul 25 Dia de Guanacaste

Aug 2 virgin of Los Angeles

Aug 15 Dia de la Madre - Feast of the Assumption

Aug 19 Fiesta Patronale Aserri (Local)

Sep 15 Independence of Costa Rica from Spain

Oct 4 Fiesta Pattronale San Francisco de Dos Rios (Local)

Oct 9 founding day

Oct 12 Day of Cultures / Colombus' Day

Oct 24 Fiesta Pattronale Escazu (Local)

Oct 31 Halloween

Nov 2 All Soul's Day Dia de los Muertos

Nov 15 Coffee Picking Contests (Local)

Nov 23 El Desfile de Carretas (Local)

Dec 3 Festival de la Luz-San Jose (Local)

Dec 4 Fiesta Pattronale Pavas (Local

Dec 8 Immaculate conception - Fiesta de los Negritos

Dec 11 Fiesta de la Yeguita (Local)

Dec 24 Misa de Gallo

Dec 25 Christmas

Dec 26 Tope Caballos (Local)

Dec 31 new Year's Eve

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