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All Souls' Day in Costa Rica

All Souls’ Day is a day of alms giving and prayers for the dead. The intent is for the living to assist those in purgatory. Many western churches annually observe All Souls’ Day on November 2 and many eastern churches celebrate it prior to Lent and the day before Pentecost.

Is All Souls' Day a Public Holiday?

All Souls' Day is not a public holiday. Businesses have normal opening hours.

Many people visit family graves on All Souls' Day.

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About All Souls' Day

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All Souls' Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2010TueNov 2All Souls' DayObservance
2011WedNov 2All Souls' DayObservance
2012FriNov 2All Souls' DayObservance
2013SatNov 2All Souls' DayObservance
2014SunNov 2All Souls' DayObservance
2015MonNov 2All Souls' DayObservance
2016WedNov 2All Souls' DayObservance
2017ThuNov 2All Souls' DayObservance
2018FriNov 2All Souls' DayObservance
2019SatNov 2All Souls' DayObservance
2020MonNov 2All Souls' DayObservance

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