Holidays in Costa Rica
Holidays are a time when someone does not go to work or school but is free to do what they want, such as travel or relax.
This is a list of Public Holidays in Costa Rica
|January 1st||New Year’s Day|
|April 11th||Juan Santamaría Day|
|May 1st||Workers or Labor Day|
|July 25th||Guanacaste Day|
|August 2nd||Virgin of Los Angeles Day|
|August 15th||Mother´s Day|
|September 15th||Independence Day|
|October 12th||National Cultures Day|
|December 25th||Christmas Day|
Festivals and Holidays in Costa Rica
These are a list of the most famous Festivals and Holidays in Costa Rica
The Zapote Fiestas are celebrated in December
- You can go to a variety of bars
- You can enjoy live music, bullfights and mechanical games.
The Palmares Fiestas are celebrated sometime in January
- You can enjoy dancing, concerts and bullfighting.
- You can enjoy live music with international singers
Santa Cruz Fiestas
The Santa Cruz Fiestas take place the second week in January
- You can enjoy typical music, bullfighting and Folkloric dancing
Carnival and Festival del Mar
A lively, seven-day celebration with food, music, beer, sporting events, dancing, and street carnivals and fairs in Puntarenas
It is celebrated with music, rides and concerts throughout Liberia
Listening Exercises: Holidays in Costa Rica
This is a listening exercise about Holidays in Costa Rica
Hello, My name is Gaby. How are you? I want to tell you something about __________________ in my country. we have many days to __________________ different things. We celebrate, new year´s eve, valentine’s day, easter, father’s day, independence day and many more. My favorite holiday is ______________.
For christmas, we gather together with family, we have a special ______________ , with pork, tamales and eggnog. We also pray and exchange __________________.
My birthday is on december too. That’s why I love Christmas. My second favorite holiday is valentine’s day. People like to give chocolates and ______________, I love chocolates.
I also enjoy mother’s day, and that’s because I am a mom; so my family treats me very good and make me ___________ special. Let me think, well I also enjoy independence day. In Costa Rica, we celebrate with __________________, marching bands and majorettes; it is a big celebration around the country.
People go down town to watch the parades and celebrate with the __________________ and people.
Thanks for listening.
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