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The Best Festivals And Events In Costa Rica

The Best Festivals And Events In Costa Rica

Different events especially happen in Costa Rica they are called Special Events and Public Holiday for the people of Costa Rica and visitors. In the year the 2020 and month of July, the president of the region Carlos Alvarado signed the 9875 Law, which transfers the holidays that are held on the weekend from the day Monday. This kind of plan and decision are taken by the president to promote tourism in Costa Rica which is declining during the pandemic season. The authorities have to make sure that tourism will not decline in Costa because of the restrictions on traveling in the place. This is very helpful in providing the maximum support to the tourism of the domestic region of the country.

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Due to the regulations and restrictions in Costa Rica, during the pandemic visitors are advised to the traveling procedures to follow the proper Corona protocol before traveling. This move is important to make sure the availability of security for yourself and the people around you.

Local tourism is also been encouraged due to these events that tis expected for the gathering of the observations of the restrictions that tis necessary to be followed in hotels, cars, rentals, and resorts. Nationals Park have regulations for checking the proper kind of regulations, in the beginning, to make sure everything went well

There is a huge festivals and events that are followed by the people and Costa Rica and people who travel and visit there can also enjoy them. This list is huge and people love the diversity of the culture in the festival and events in Costa Rica and usually visit the place according to their respective choices of the festivals and events going on in the region.

The festivals and events that happen in Costa Rica listed below are divided into months.


The events and festivals are generally started in February which is considered quite a good event to be followed in Costa Rica. In February Ash Wednesday is celebrated by the people of Costa Rica other and there is no other culture followed by the people.


There are so many important events and festivals taking place in march. The Binance Cattle show is most likely to be one that take place in the first week of march. In this festival, the working boys of Costa Rica show and demonstrate their talent and skill in bull riding, special bullfighting, rodeo events, and horse racing. Bull fighting is loved by everyone you need to remember the fact that no bull is harmed in all such racing and fighting. San Jose is the place where this main show is staged usually.


Some of the time on March 9 or the second Monday of March ” Oxcart Driver day” or the “Dua de iOS Boteros” is held where you have the numerous option to take your picture with your family and loved ones and enjoy your precious time with them and also making memories.

Along with your picture, you can take picture of the usual art and work of graphics that is displayed in the form of the Ox cart kind of the decorators where the artist usually competes for the rights of bragging to become the best cart in the show. San Jose, Escazu usually comes to live at that time. There are a lot of things going on there like drinking, eating, dancing, and music where you can enjoy the best and most relaxed time with your family. The colorful and beautiful art  and photography usually called the “Super Photo Op”

Costa Rica is famous for their special bullfighting style is usually called bullfighting style. Where they make every arrangement to make sure that no bull is harmed in the process and they shed the artificial blood through the Matadors to give the impact that there is bloodshed, in reality, it is all artificial and bulk is completely saved in it.

In mid-March, there is the show name “National Orchid show” was held in the form of world event that are usually staged in the same place as San Jose and is completely staged. They compete for the top ribbon kind of honors. Where over 300 types of species of the creature name Orchid make a chance to take bloom on the stage. And the sensational and amazing scene of the Photo Op going on.

In mid-March there is another event going on in this different farmer show their agricultural product to everyone in this day they are celebrating national farmer day as well. Which there is a variety of a number of vegetables and fruits present. There is a show held under the name of ” fruit festival” where you witnessed different varieties and the best tasty and healthy fruits. There is a chance that some of the fruit is new to you if you are a visitor or visit there for the first time. Alajuela and Original fruits like that are considered the best vegetable and fruits of Costa Rica. You can also have the chance to taste the beverages and different mouth-watering dishes at the events so for food lovers this event is a must-go.

On March 19 Roman Catholic masses usually celebrate the feast of St Joseph which is most usually to be followed by the local kidnof the pageants and there is a celebration going on in the whole of Costa Rica. On March 20 the events name March Equinox Is going on that is usually happening in the astronomical spring season where the exhibition of the different flowers and bearing items is showcased this is indeed the beautiful view of the region.

On March 29 to April 4th, there is a special event going on. Which is called the Holy festival usually comes before the week of Easter. The festival and event are called the “Semana Santa” which the people of Costa Rica usually devoted to religious activities. Where many businesses stop their work and closed for a week or more or less a matter of respect for the holy week.


In the first week of April, the traditional activities and Holy week is going on. It is the time of the year when the people of Roman Catholics celebrate most of the events and festivals from the calendar. The events are most likely to be solemn and sacred events. It is to be observed that most of the Catholics belonging form the Roman Catholic society and are following their old tradition even now. Yet there is a large number of people who love to enjoy family time with this kind of public events held in Costa Rica but they still maintain and pay their respect for the traditions that are generally the Holiest traditions. Where all of the business places and government offices are closed on the first Monday, Tuesday, and Friday ( i.e. Good Friday) in the first week of April. So you have to make sure of the opening of this area or places before you intend to be there in this kind of places for any work.

Hospitals, police stations, and other public services places are still open to ensure the health and security issues stability in the region.

Maundy Thursday and Good Fridays, Easter Sunday are the days that are celebrated in the first week of April. Easter Sunday is the time when different universities offer parades with dancing and music going on.

On April 12 “Juan Santa Maria  Day” is celebrated usually it recounts the battle of the Rivas where the young drummer boy of the Costa Rica army name  Alajuela and his Unforgettable bravery is celebrated as the national hero of Costa Rica. Because of him, Costa Rica is capable of invading the defeat of William Walker Rabble in the year 1856.


In the first week of May. Workers’ day, Labor day and Dia de Los that is Trabajadores celebrated as a kind of honoring and public holiday in Costa Rica. Including in their outdoor events circuit is one of them. There is plenty amount of drink, fruit, food, and dance music activity done in Costa Rica.


On June 20th father’s Day which is usually known as Dia de Los Prades is celebrated by the people of Costa Rica. Summer Solstice and the solstice of June has also celebrated on the 20th of June in Costa Rica. Whereas on the 3rd of June Christians, observance and the kind of Corpus Christie’s Day as a kind of the Holy Eucharist. That is generally known to be called as Holy body of Christ declared as the feast. The bread and wine that is the holy instruments of the kind of Holy Sacraments which are most usually offered during the Eucharist or the Christi of the Corpus. On the 28th of June San able and Dia de Dan Pedro is the saint Paul and Peter in the honors of the religious celebrations.


It is the month when the public holiday is celebrated. On July 16 the First de la Virgen d Mar was celebrated which is also called the virgin of the sea festival which is held in honor of the sea patron. Where the boats are usually decorated in the boats of the parade and they are carrying the processions of the status of the Virgin mother. Which is the kind of special mass that follow them up.

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On July 26th people usually celebrate the day of Dia de Guanacaste the region is full of festivities and fireworks and everyone is happy and celebrating the moments.


On August 2nd the most religious day in Costa Rica has been celebrated which is our last of the Angeles in which a group of people travel from San Jose to Basilica de Cartago which is Los Angeles to honor the respectful la Negrita. On 15th August mother’s Day that is Dia de Madre is celebrated and there are most offices and places off to pay respect to their mothers.

On August 30 people pay their honor to the patron saint of the town, who is San Roman, the Afro Costa Rican culture is celebrated on the same day also the National day of black is celebrated at the same by a different groups of people. August 24th is considered the National Park day of Costa Rica


On September 9th National Children day is celebrated. On the day 15 September Independence day has been celebrated by the people of Costa Rica. The region of Costa Rica come alive from Spain Inthe year of 1821. On September third week usually the process of beach cleaning goes on and so many people involved in beach cleaning to celebrate international Beach Clean up day. On September 22 it is generally observed that the first day of fall and the September equinox has been celebrated.


On October 21 Dia de la Raza is celebrated in replacement of National culture day. To celebrate the diversified culture of Costa Rica. On the day of 31st October Halloween was celebrated with full of tricks and tactics people love to celebrate it although before it is prohibited to celebrate Halloween in Costa Rica.


On November 2nd  “Dua de Los Muertos” is the National soul day celebrated by families and friends in the a Rica.4th November is most likely to be the season of lights of Hindu that this Diwali. On the day of 22 November teachers, day has been celebrated to ho our the teachers of the world.

On the day of 28th November, many hotels and bars celebrated the Thanksgiving ceremony. And finally, on November 29th the Abolition of the army has been take place.


On December 8th the conception of the feast of the Immaculate is celebrated. On December 21st the Solstice of December has been celebrated. On 25th December Christmas day has been celebrated along with the whole world and the new year’s ceremony and eve have been celebrated by the whole nation of Costa Rica in December 31st.

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