Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Puntarenas, Costa Rica for 2017 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 Sunday New Year's Day
February 23rd Thursday Founder's Day
March 1st Wednesday Leap Day
March 3rd Friday UN World Wildlife Day
March 19th Sunday Saint Joseph's Day
March 19th Sunday Weasel Stomping Day
March 20th Monday March Equinox
April 5th Wednesday First Contact Day
April 6th Thursday Second Contact Day
April 11th Tuesday Battle of Rivas
April 13th Thursday Maundy Thursday
April 14th Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
May 1st Monday Labor Day Long weekend.
May 10th Wednesday Whacking Day
June 18th Sunday Father's Day
June 21st Wednesday June Solstice
June 22nd Thursday Summerween
July 4th Tuesday Freedom Day
July 25th Tuesday Annexation of Guanacaste
August 2nd Wednesday Our Lady of Los Ángeles
August 15th Tuesday Mother's Day
August 18th Friday Mail Order Catalog Day
August 24th Thursday National Parks' Day
August 29th Tuesday Mewmaw's Day
September 9th Saturday Children's Day
September 15th Friday Independence Day Long weekend.
September 20th Wednesday Unification Day
September 22nd Friday September Equinox
September 29th Friday Hive Day
October 9th Monday Federation Day
October 12th Thursday Day of the Cultures
October 31st Tuesday Harry Potter Day
November 2nd Thursday All Souls' Day
November 22nd Wednesday Teachers' Day
November 24th Friday Hogswatch
December 8th Friday Feast of the Immaculate Conception
December 21st Thursday December Solstice
December 23rd Saturday Festivus
December 24th Sunday Christmas Eve
December 25th Monday Winter Veil
December 25th Monday Decemberween
December 25th Monday Christmas Day Long weekend.
December 31st Sunday 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-P" -d year="2017" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"