Public holidays and observances in Costa Rica

Year 2024

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Monday New Year's Day National holiday
March 19 Tuesday March equinox Season
March 19 Tuesday Saint Joseph's Day Observance
March 28 Thursday Maundy Thursday Silent Day
March 29 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 11 Thursday Battle of Rivas National holiday
May 1 Wednesday Labor Day / May Day Public Holiday
June 16 Sunday Father´s Day Observance
June 20 Thursday June Solstice Season
July 25 Thursday Annexation of Guanacaste National holiday
August 2 Friday Our Lady of Los Ángeles Observance
August 15 Thursday Mother Day National holiday
August 24 Saturday National Parks´ Day Observance
September 9 Monday Children´s Day Observance
September 15 Sunday Independence Day Public Holiday
September 22 Sunday September equinox Season
October 12 Saturday Day of the Cultures Observance
November 2 Saturday All Souls' Day Christian holiday
November 22 Friday Teacher´s Day Observance
December 8 Sunday Feast of the Immaculate Conception Christian holiday
December 21 Saturday December Solstice Season
December 25 Wednesday Christmas Day National holiday
December 31 Tuesday New Year´s Eve Observance

Year 2025

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Wednesday New Year's Day National holiday
March 19 Wednesday Saint Joseph's Day Observance
March 20 Thursday March equinox Season
April 11 Friday Battle of Rivas National holiday
April 17 Thursday Maundy Thursday Silent Day
April 18 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
May 1 Thursday Labor Day / May Day Public Holiday
June 15 Sunday Father´s Day Observance
June 20 Friday June Solstice Season
July 25 Friday Annexation of Guanacaste National holiday
August 2 Saturday Our Lady of Los Ángeles Observance
August 15 Friday Mother Day National holiday
August 24 Sunday National Parks´ Day Observance
September 9 Tuesday Children´s Day Observance
September 15 Monday Independence Day Public Holiday
September 22 Monday September equinox Season
October 12 Sunday Day of the Cultures Observance
November 2 Sunday All Souls' Day Christian holiday
November 22 Saturday Teacher´s Day Observance
December 8 Monday Feast of the Immaculate Conception Christian holiday
December 21 Sunday December Solstice Season
December 25 Thursday Christmas Day National holiday
December 31 Wednesday New Year´s Eve Observance

Year 2026

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Thursday New Year's Day National holiday
March 19 Thursday Saint Joseph's Day Observance
March 20 Friday March equinox Season
April 2 Thursday Maundy Thursday Silent Day
April 3 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 11 Saturday Battle of Rivas National holiday
May 1 Friday Labor Day / May Day Public Holiday
June 21 Sunday June Solstice Season
June 21 Sunday Father´s Day Observance
July 25 Saturday Annexation of Guanacaste National holiday
August 2 Sunday Our Lady of Los Ángeles Observance
August 15 Saturday Mother Day National holiday
August 24 Monday National Parks´ Day Observance
September 9 Wednesday Children´s Day Observance
September 15 Tuesday Independence Day Public Holiday
September 22 Tuesday September equinox Season
October 12 Monday Day of the Cultures Observance
November 2 Monday All Souls' Day Christian holiday
November 22 Sunday Teacher´s Day Observance
December 8 Tuesday Feast of the Immaculate Conception Christian holiday
December 21 Monday December Solstice Season
December 25 Friday Christmas Day National holiday
December 31 Thursday New Year´s Eve Observance

Year 2027

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Friday New Year's Day National holiday
March 19 Friday Saint Joseph's Day Observance
March 20 Saturday March equinox Season
March 25 Thursday Maundy Thursday Silent Day
March 26 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 11 Sunday Battle of Rivas National holiday
May 1 Saturday Labor Day / May Day Public Holiday
June 20 Sunday Father´s Day Observance
June 21 Monday June Solstice Season
July 25 Sunday Annexation of Guanacaste National holiday
August 2 Monday Our Lady of Los Ángeles Observance
August 15 Sunday Mother Day National holiday
August 24 Tuesday National Parks´ Day Observance
September 9 Thursday Children´s Day Observance
September 15 Wednesday Independence Day Public Holiday
September 23 Thursday September equinox Season
October 12 Tuesday Day of the Cultures Observance
November 2 Tuesday All Souls' Day Christian holiday
November 22 Monday Teacher´s Day Observance
December 8 Wednesday Feast of the Immaculate Conception Christian holiday
December 21 Tuesday December Solstice Season
December 25 Saturday Christmas Day National holiday
December 31 Friday New Year´s Eve Observance