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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…

Commemorate Remembrance and Veterans Day in Costa Rica
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Commemorate Remembrance and Veterans Day in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - November 6, 2019

On Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019 at 3:00 p.m., the Escazú Christian Fellowship, in collaboration with several Embassies, will host a service to commemorate Remembrance Day and Veterans…

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…

Commemorate Remembrance and Veteran’s Day in Costa Rica
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Commemorate Remembrance and Veteran’s Day in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - November 2, 2018

On Sunday Nov. 11, 2018 at 3:00 p.m., the Escazú Christian Fellowship will host a service to commemorate Remembrance Day and Veterans’ Day in Costa Rica. The…

Halloween in San José: Where to drink, dance and flaunt your last-minute costume
Dining & Nightlife
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Dining & Nightlife
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Halloween in San José: Where to drink, dance and flaunt your last-minute costume

Natalia Díaz - October 26, 2018

Chances are you already know that Costa Rica doesn’t really have a Halloween scene. Still, some people visit their loved ones at the cemeteries every Nov. 2…

What to do in Costa Rica in September
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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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,…

Hivos celebrates 50 years in Costa Rica, Latin America
Changemakers
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Hivos celebrates 50 years in Costa Rica, Latin America

Alissa Grosskopf - August 30, 2018

The development organization Hivos, headquartered in the Netherlands, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year – and events marking the milestone in Costa Rica showcased how the…

Comedy for a good cause
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Comedy for a good cause

The Tico Times - July 24, 2018

Come one, come all: A night of "sit down comedy" featuring renowned journalist Glenda Umaña and blogger Esther Lev, held at the Eugene O'Neill Theater at the…

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

The Tico Times - July 3, 2018

Looking for a place to celebrate the 242nd Independence Day of the United States here in Costa Rica? Here are two activities you can enjoy with your…