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Barrio Chino hosting ‘Food Fest’ celebration in San José
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Barrio Chino hosting ‘Food Fest’ celebration in San José

The Tico Times - November 29, 2019

Barrio Chino in San José is celebrating Christmas early. On Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, the San José neighborhood is hosting "Food Fest," a gastronomic event complete…

The Good Witches of Puntarenas Costa Rica
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The Good Witches of Puntarenas Costa Rica

Todd Staley - November 27, 2019

Last March, television fishing host and lure designer Larry Dahlberg spent five days in Puntarenas with MakeLure President Mike Faupel and Brad Roberts, a well-known lure maker,…

Photos: National Oxcart Parade celebrates Costa Rican culture and traditions in San José
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Photos: National Oxcart Parade celebrates Costa Rican culture and traditions in San José

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 24, 2019

The National Oxcart Parade celebrated Costa Rican history and traditions in the streets of San José on Sunday. More than 200 teams of oxen (yuntas de bueyes),…

National Oxcart Parade will fill the streets of San José on Sunday
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National Oxcart Parade will fill the streets of San José on Sunday

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 22, 2019

The streets of San José will look a little more vibrant on Sunday morning. Beginning at 10 a.m., Costa Rica will celebrate the 23rd edition of the…

Costa Rica prepares for 50th anniversary of Fiestas de Zapote
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Costa Rica prepares for 50th anniversary of Fiestas de Zapote

The Tico Times - November 12, 2019

In December, Costa Rica will celebrate the 50th anniversary of its iconic Fiestas de Zapote. The week-long celebration — part carnival, part parade and part Tico-style bullfight…

What to do on the 4th of July in Costa Rica
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What to do on the 4th of July in Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 2, 2019

Looking for a place to celebrate Independence Day here in Costa Rica? Break out your red, white and blue, rehearse the "U-S-A!" chant, and free up space…

Cultural events in Costa Rica: May 13-19, 2019
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Cultural events in Costa Rica: May 13-19, 2019

The Tico Times - May 13, 2019

For those who live here, Costa Rica is about more than its rainforests and beaches. Here are arts- and culture-themed events occurring across Costa Rica in the…

Gustico offers flavors, sights and sounds of rural Costa Rica
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Gustico offers flavors, sights and sounds of rural Costa Rica

The Tico Times - March 30, 2019

From piping hot pejibayes to all-natural face scrubs, from family-owned B&Bs to unique works of art, the Feria Gustico provides a way for josefinos and tourists alike…

What to do in Costa Rica in December
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What to do in Costa Rica in December

The Tico Times - December 7, 2018

The tourism high season has begun and the holidays are upon us. December is a busy month in Costa Rica, and we've prepared a collection of some…

What to do in Costa Rica in September
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What to do in Costa Rica in September

Alissa Grosskopf - September 6, 2018

The hustle over the World Cup has ended, along with the pilgrimage to Cartago and Mother's Day. If you're wondering what on earth to do with yourself,…