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Costa Rica Public Holidays 2026

See also: 2026 public holidays in Central America, Nicaragua, Panama and worldwide.

This page contains the list of Costa Rica 2026 official public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays, non-working national holidays, and sectorial holidays. The public holidays listing on this page is also accessible via our free Android and iPhone/iPad mobile apps. The full qppstudio worldwide public holidays database for 2023, 2024, 2025, 2026, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of Costa Rica official public holidays in 2026 is:


Date Weekday Public Holiday Observance
Jan Thursday New Year's Day
Mar Monday Public Sector Holiday (Semana Santa) (tentative) government
Mar Tuesday Public Sector Holiday (Semana Santa) (tentative) government
Apr Wednesday Public Sector Holiday (Semana Santa) (tentative) government
Apr Thursday Maundy Thursday
Apr Friday Good Friday
Apr Saturday Juan Santamaria Day
May Friday Labor Day
July Saturday Guanacaste Day
Aug Sunday Lady of the Angels' Day
Aug Saturday Mothers' Day / Assumption
Aug Monday Día de la Persona Negra y la Cultura Afrocostarricense
Sep Tuesday Independence Day
Dec Tuesday Día de la Abolición del Ejército
Dec Friday Christmas Day

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Recent Costa Rica Public Holidays News and Updates


Below is a list of recent news and updates related to Costa Rica public holidays, national holidays, government holidays and bank holidays (note that this newsfeed is delayed by 30 days).

Global Holidays Observed in Costa Rica


Below is the list of global holidays observed as non-working public holidays in Costa Rica, with the dates of these global holidays for the next 10 years (2022-2032).

Costa Rica Background Information and Links