Thursday, December 8, 2016
Also known as Gunpowder Day, this annual celebration honors the Lady of the Immaculate Conception with fireworks. Though this is technically a religious holiday, celebrations are largely secular. San Antonio de Belen ...
Monday, December 12, 2016
A parade to celebrate the Virgin of Guadalupe. Celebrations include dancing, food and fireworks.
Saturday, December 24, 2016
Traditionally, families attend a large mass on Christmas Eve and eat their holiday dinner at midnight. Presents are usually opened on December 24th.
Sunday, December 25, 2016
Christmas day in Costa Rica! Traditionally, families attend a large mass on Christmas Eve and eat their holiday dinner at midnight. Presents are usually opened on December 24th.
Monday, December 26, 2016
Known as El Tope Nacional, this famous horse parade strolls through the center of San Jose, and the well-trained animals perform amazing footwork.
Sunday, January 1, 2017
New Year’s Day Celebrations: fireworks light up the county on this national holiday, and street parties lure locals with music, dancing and food. In San Jose, festivities are centered around downtown and in the ...