December 25 to January 06- Zapote town fair with rides, bull chases, food stands, etc
January 10 to 21 : FIESTAS DE PALMARES – a week filled with activities, tope, dances, concerts, bull chases, etc. It’s the place to be, everyone goes there! Most visited activity in Costa Rica. Palmares, Alajuela
15 FESTIVITIES ALAJUELITA, honoring the Black Christ of Esquipulas, patron saint of Alajuelita with cart parade, procession to the Cross of Alajuelita and more.
First week of February
EXHIBITION LIVESTOCK FAIR in San Isidro del General, are parties to industrial and agricultural fairs, exhibitions, bulls and more. Cattle
Last week of February
FESTIVAL DIABLITOS, one of the few indigenous festivals, held in Boruca Indian Reservation near Curré. (The date varies)
Held in San Antonio de Escazú the second Sunday in March. The colorful parade of carts and blessing of animals and crops are lost. Bring your camera.
May 1 DAY INTERNATIONAL WORKERS.
June 29 DAY OF ST PETER AND PAUL. Some religious processions are held.
Mid-July FEAST OF OUR LADY OF THE SEA. Held in Puntarenas and Coco Beach, with racing boat parade.
July 25 Annexation of Nicoya.
August 2 VIRGIN OF LOS ANGELES.
August 15 MOTHER’S DAY.
October 12th DAY OF CULTURES.
Carnival in In Limon