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Start Planning Ahead for a Summer in Costa Rica with these Festivals

Live the Pura Vida this summer and celebrate with the local ticos during these June and July holidays in Costa Rica. Apply for a Greenheart Travel volunteer or language school program by April 26th and arrive in time for these unique festivities:

June 29 – Saints Peter and Paul Day

  • Enjoy street festivals during this religious holiday that includes, food, music and dancing.

 

saint-peter-and-paul-day

photo from blog Life in Costa Rica

 

Closest Saturday to July 16 – Dia de la Virgen del Mar

  • These festivities include a parade of colorfully decorated fishing boats and religious festivities (masses), parades, concerts, dances, sporting contests and fireworks.

 

costa-rica-celebration

photo from Ballena Tales blog

July 25 – Guanacaste Day

  • Join the locals in celebrating the annexation of the “Partido de Nicoya” in 1824, known today as the province of Guanacaste, with fiestas, folk dances, topes, cattle shows, bullfights, and concerts.

 

guanacaste-day

photo from the Costa Rica news

 

 

About Greenheart Travel

CCI Greenheart Travel is personally invested in providing cultural immersion programs that change lives, advance careers and create leaders. We achieve this by partnering with organizations and governments overseas that empower their local communities through experiential learning and practical development. We provide others with the same positive travel experiences in which we ourselves engage. Through travel and cultural exchange, we help individuals reach their full potential, leading to a more tolerant, peaceful and environmentally sustainable world.

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