December 1 - January 1, 2020
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 ...
A parade to celebrate the Virgin of Guadalupe. Celebrations include dancing, food and fireworks.
Traditionally, families attend a large mass on Christmas Eve and eat their holiday dinner at midnight. Presents are usually opened on December 24th.
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.
The Zapote Fairgrounds transform from tranquil farmers' market to a free-for-all party, offering amusement park rides, fair and street food, inflatable megabars, bullfighting and plenty of libations.
Known as El Tope Nacional, this famous horse parade strolls through the center of San Jose, and the well-trained animals perform amazing footwork.
A huge carnival with large floats, live music and a very happy atmosphere.
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