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Costa Rica - bank and public holidays of the world - 1970-2070


Full calendar of public and bank holidays of the world (and banks closures), from 1970 until 2070 for Costa Rica

Internet domain: .cr - Telephone code: +506 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: -6 (DST: no)
Currency: Colon (CRC) ... Convert here!
Weekend: Sunday

Name Date Kind
summer holiday (end)Monday July 12, 2021School holidays 
Guanacaste Annexion*Monday July 26, 2021Secular holiday 
Virgin of Los Angeles*Monday August 2, 2021Secular holiday 
Mothers' DaySunday August 15, 2021cards/flowers 
Assumption**Sunday August 15, 2021Catholic 
Children's Day*Friday September 3, 2021School holidays 
Independence Day**Monday September 13, 2021National Day 
optional holiday**Monday October 18, 2021Secular holiday 

Summer holiday (end) -
Monday July 12, 2021

School holidays :

Guanacaste Annexion -
Monday July 26, 2021

Secular holiday : Guanacaste was originally a separate province in Spain's Central American Empire. Spain gave the region to Nicaragua in 1787, but in 1812 granted the land to Costa Rica so that Costa Rica would be large enough to be represented in the new colonial government, which ruled from Guatemala. After independence from Spain in 1821, both Costa Rica and Nicaragua claimed Guanacaste. Inhabitants of the region remained divided as well. The issue was finally put to vote, and the Guanacastecos favoring Costa Rica won.

Virgin of Los Angeles -
Monday August 2, 2021

Secular holiday : Feast of Patroness of Costa Rica

Mothers' Day -
Sunday August 15, 2021

cards/flowers :

Assumption -
Sunday August 15, 2021

Catholic : as of 2020, the date varies (should always fall on a Monday)

Children's Day -
Friday September 3, 2021

School holidays : Lasts 3 days On Friday, the kids mark the day with special activities at school. On Saturday, they receive small presents and candy and other treats. The Museo Nacional (National Museum) has a day filled with art, cultural diversity and happiness of youngsters. On Sunday, the Museo Nacional (National Museum) offers a special program.

Independence Day -
Monday September 13, 2021

Secular holiday : Spain granted the independence in 1821. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

Optional holiday -
Monday October 18, 2021

Secular holiday : On October 12, 1492, Christopher Colombus, a navigator from Genova, reached the New World. Numerous nations celebrate this event on October 12. In the U.S. and in Colombia, the celebration takes place on the second Monday of October. Meeting of Cultures Day