List of national public holidays of Costa Rica in 2018

This page contains a calendar of all 2018 public holidays for Costa Rica. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates. Scroll down to view the national list or choose your state’s calendar.

Day Date Holiday Notes
Jan. 1, 2018 Jan. 1, 2018 New Year's Day
March 26, 2018 March 26, 2018 Holy Week Holiday Public sector only
March 27, 2018 March 27, 2018 Holy Week Holiday Public sector only
March 28, 2018 March 28, 2018 Holy Week Holiday Public sector only
March 29, 2018 March 29, 2018 Good Thursday Jueves Santo
March 30, 2018 March 30, 2018 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
April 11, 2018 April 11, 2018 Juan Santamaria Day
May 1, 2018 May 1, 2018 Workers or Labor Day May Day
May 8, 2018 May 8, 2018 Public Holiday Public sector only. Presidential Inauguration
July 25, 2018 July 25, 2018 Guanacaste Day
Aug. 2, 2018 Aug. 2, 2018 Virgin of Los Angeles Day
Aug. 15, 2018 Aug. 15, 2018 Mother's Day Assumption of Mary
Sept. 15, 2018 Sept. 15, 2018 Independence Day
Oct. 12, 2018 Oct. 12, 2018 Cultures National Day
Dec. 25, 2018 Dec. 25, 2018 Christmas Day