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Public Holidays in Costa Rica

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Year 2012

DateHolidayComment
January 1
(Sunday)
New Year's Day
February 9
(Thursday)
new year holiday (end)
March 19
(Monday)
Feast of San Josť (St Josť only)Religious - Catholic
March 23
(Friday)
Easter holiday (beginning)
April 5
(Thursday)
Maundy ThursdayReligious - Catholic or protestant
April 6
(Friday)
Good FridayReligious - Catholic or protestant
April 9
(Monday)
Easter holiday (end)
April 11
(Wednesday)
Heroes Day
May 1
(Tuesday)
Labor Day/May Day
May 18
(Friday)
mid-term holiday (beginning)
May 28
(Monday)
mid-term holiday (end)
July 6
(Friday)
summer holiday (beginning)
July 23
(Monday)
summer holiday (end)
July 30
(Monday)
Guanacaste Annexion
August 2
(Thursday)
Virgin of Los Angeles
August 15
(Wednesday)
AssumptionReligious - Catholic
September 7
(Friday)
Children's Day
September 15
(Saturday)
Independence DayNational Day
October 15
(Monday)
Spanishness Day
December 21
(Friday)
new year holiday (beginning)
December 25
(Tuesday)
Christmas DayReligious - Catholic or protestant
December 31
(Monday)
New Year's Eve


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