Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Guanacaste, Costa Rica for 2016 ready to be integrated into your application.

Costa Rica, known as the “rich coast” is a country in Central America, colonized by Spain in the 16th century. The Republic of Costa Rica was established on September 15, 1821, and by 1847 gained independence from Spainish rule. Costa Rica is an environmentally conscious country, known for having both black and white sand beaches, volcanoes and interesting wildlife.

Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Friday New Year's Day Long weekend.
March 3rd Thursday UN World Wildlife Day
March 19th Saturday Saint Joseph's Day
March 20th Sunday March Equinox
March 24th Thursday Maundy Thursday
March 25th Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
April 6th Wednesday Second Contact Day
April 11th Monday Battle of Rivas Long weekend.
May 1st Sunday Labor Day
May 10th Tuesday Whacking Day
June 19th Sunday Father's Day
June 20th Monday June Solstice
July 25th Monday Annexation of Guanacaste Long weekend.
August 2nd Tuesday Our Lady of Los Ángeles
August 15th Monday Mother's Day Long weekend.
August 24th Wednesday National Parks' Day
August 30th Tuesday Mewmaw's Day
September 9th Friday Children's Day
September 15th Thursday Independence Day
September 20th Tuesday Unification Day
September 22nd Thursday September Equinox
October 9th Sunday Federation Day
October 12th Wednesday Day of the Cultures
November 2nd Wednesday All Souls' Day
November 22nd Tuesday Teachers' Day
December 8th Thursday Feast of the Immaculate Conception
December 21st Wednesday December Solstice
December 24th Saturday Christmas Eve
December 25th Sunday Christmas Day
December 31st Saturday New Year's Eve
Public holidays (national, legal, government, civic, etc) are denoted in bold.
Holiday data for far-reaching years is subject to change due to laws and government decrees.

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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
$ curl -G -d country="CR-G" -d year="2016" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"