San José, Costa Rica

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in San José, Costa Rica for 2019 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.

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Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Tuesday New Year's Day
March 3rd Sunday World Wildlife Day
March 19th Tuesday Saint Joseph's Day
March 20th Wednesday March Equinox
April 11th Thursday Battle of Rivas
April 18th Thursday Maundy Thursday
April 19th Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
May 1st Wednesday Labor Day
June 16th Sunday Father's Day
June 21st Friday June Solstice
June 30th Sunday International Asteroid Day
July 18th Thursday Nelson Mandela International Day
July 25th Thursday Annexation of Guanacaste
August 2nd Friday Our Lady of Los Ángeles
August 15th Thursday Mother's Day
August 24th Saturday National Parks' Day
September 9th Monday Children's Day
September 15th Sunday Independence Day
September 23rd Monday September Equinox
October 12th Saturday Day of the Cultures
November 2nd Saturday All Souls' Day
November 22nd Friday Teachers' Day
December 8th Sunday Feast of the Immaculate Conception
December 22nd Sunday December Solstice
December 24th Tuesday Christmas Eve
December 25th Wednesday Christmas Day
December 31st Tuesday 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.
Long weekends are based on non-working days and not Saturday and Sunday explicitly.

We are continuously monitoring for changes to this data to ensure we're providing the most accurate information possible.
If you happen to notice a mistake, please get in touch.
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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
GET /v1/holidays
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$ curl -G -d country="CR-SJ" -d year="2019" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"
import "github.com/joshtronic/go-holidayapi"
hapi := holidayapi.NewV1("__YOUR_API_KEY__")
holidays, err := hapi.Holidays(map[string]interface{}{
  "country": "CR-SJ",
  "year": "2019",
})
import { HolidayAPI } from 'holidayapi';
const key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
const holidayApi = new HolidayAPI({ key });
holidayApi.holidays({
  country: 'CR-SJ',
  year: '2019',
});
$key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__';
$holiday_api = new \HolidayAPI\Client(['key' => $key]);
$holidays = $holiday_api->holidays([
  'country' => 'CR-SJ',
  'year' => '2019',
]);
$Body = @{}
$Body.key = "__YOUR_API_KEY__"
$Body.country = "CR-SJ"
$Body.year = "2019"
$Result = Invoke-RestMethod -Uri $Url -Body $Body
$Result.holidays
import holidayapi
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = holidayapi.v1(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'CR-SJ',
  'year': '2019',
})
require 'ruby-holidayapi'
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = HolidayAPI::V1.new(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'CR-SJ',
  'year': '2019',
})