Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Guanacaste, Costa Rica for 2018 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 Monday New Year's Day Long weekend.
January 1st Monday Durin's Day
February 23rd Friday Founder's Day
March 1st Thursday Leap Day
March 3rd Saturday UN World Wildlife Day
March 18th Sunday Weasel Stomping Day
March 19th Monday Saint Joseph's Day
March 20th Tuesday March Equinox
March 29th Thursday Maundy Thursday
March 30th Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
April 5th Thursday First Contact Day
April 6th Friday Second Contact Day
April 11th Wednesday Battle of Rivas
May 1st Tuesday Labor Day
May 10th Thursday Whacking Day
May 25th Friday The Glorious Twenty-Fifth of May
June 17th Sunday Father's Day
June 21st Thursday June Solstice
June 22nd Friday Summerween
July 4th Wednesday Freedom Day
July 25th Wednesday Annexation of Guanacaste
August 2nd Thursday Our Lady of Los Ángeles
August 15th Wednesday Mother's Day
August 18th Saturday Mail Order Catalog Day
August 24th Friday National Parks' Day
August 28th Tuesday Mewmaw's Day
September 9th Sunday Children's Day
September 15th Saturday Independence Day
September 20th Thursday Unification Day
September 23rd Sunday September Equinox
September 29th Saturday Hive Day
October 9th Tuesday Federation Day
October 12th Friday Day of the Cultures
October 31st Wednesday Harry Potter Day
November 2nd Friday All Souls' Day
November 22nd Thursday Teachers' Day
November 24th Saturday Hogswatch
December 8th Saturday Feast of the Immaculate Conception
December 21st Friday December Solstice
December 24th Monday Christmas Eve
December 25th Tuesday Winter Veil
December 25th Tuesday Christmas Day
December 31st Monday 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="2018" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"