Costa Rica

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Costa Rica for 2021 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 Friday New Year's Day Long weekend.
March 19th Friday Saint Joseph's Day
March 20th Saturday March Equinox
April 1st Thursday Maundy Thursday
April 2nd Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
April 11th Sunday Battle of Rivas
May 1st Saturday Labor Day
June 20th Sunday Father's Day
June 21st Monday June Solstice
July 25th Sunday Annexation of Guanacaste
August 2nd Monday Our Lady of Los Ángeles
August 15th Sunday Mother's Day
August 24th Tuesday National Parks' Day
September 9th Thursday Children's Day
September 15th Wednesday Independence Day
September 22nd Wednesday September Equinox
October 12th Tuesday Day of the Cultures
November 2nd Tuesday All Souls' Day
November 22nd Monday Teachers' Day
December 8th Wednesday Feast of the Immaculate Conception
December 21st Tuesday December Solstice
December 24th Friday Christmas Eve
December 25th Saturday Christmas Day
December 31st Friday 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.

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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" -d year="2021" -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",
  "year": "2021",
})
import { HolidayAPI } from 'holidayapi';
const key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
const holidayApi = new HolidayAPI({ key });
holidayApi.holidays({
  country: 'CR',
  year: '2021',
});
$key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__';
$holiday_api = new \HolidayAPI\Client(['key' => $key]);
$holidays = $holiday_api->holidays([
  'country' => 'CR',
  'year' => '2021',
]);
$Body = @{}
$Body.key = "__YOUR_API_KEY__"
$Body.country = "CR"
$Body.year = "2021"
$Result = Invoke-RestMethod -Uri $Url -Body $Body
$Result.holidays
import holidayapi
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = holidayapi.v1(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'CR',
  'year': '2021',
})
require 'ruby-holidayapi'
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = HolidayAPI::V1.new(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'CR',
  'year': '2021',
})