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Holidays and Observances in Costa Rica in 2020

Events and observations associated with the holidays we list may be canceled or otherwise affected due to measures taken to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Please check with event organizers for details.

Holidays and Observances in Costa Rica in 2020

Date NameType
Jan 1WednesdayNew Year's DayNational holiday
Mar 19ThursdaySaint Joseph's DayObservance
Mar 19ThursdayMarch EquinoxSeason
Apr 9ThursdayMaundy ThursdayNational holiday, Christian
Apr 10FridayGood FridayNational holiday, Christian
Apr 11SaturdayBattle of RivasNational holiday
May 1FridayLabor Day / May DayNational holiday
Jun 20SaturdayJune SolsticeSeason
Jun 21SundayFather's DayObservance
Jul 25SaturdayAnnexation of GuanacasteObservance
Jul 27MondayAnnexation of GuanacasteNational holiday
Aug 2SundayOur Lady of Los ÁngelesNon Compulsory Payment Holiday
Aug 15SaturdayMother's DayObservance
Aug 17MondayMother's DayNational holiday
Aug 24MondayNational Parks DayObservance
Sep 9WednesdayChildren's DayObservance
Sep 14MondayIndependence DayNational holiday
Sep 15TuesdayIndependence DayObservance
Sep 22TuesdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Nov 2MondayAll Souls' DayObservance
Nov 22SundayTeacher's DayObservance
Nov 30MondayDay of Abolition of the ArmyNon Compulsory Payment Holiday
Dec 1TuesdayDay of Abolition of the ArmyObservance
Dec 8TuesdayFeast of the Immaculate ConceptionObservance
Dec 21MondayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 25FridayChristmas DayNational holiday, Christian
Dec 31ThursdayNew Year's EveObservance

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