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From the Weeping Woman to the Naked Gringo, a guide to Costa Rica’s spookiest folklore
Happy Halloween
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Happy Halloween
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From the Weeping Woman to the Naked Gringo, a guide to Costa Rica’s spookiest folklore

Mitzi Stark - October 25, 2018

Creepy tales are all a part of folklore. Halloween is not considered a traditional holiday in Costa Rica, but the lore here is rich in scary stories.…

Halloween, Costa Rica-style
Photos & Video
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Photos & Video
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Halloween, Costa Rica-style

The Tico Times - October 31, 2017

What's the best way to celebrate Halloween in a Costa Rican beach town? For residents of Tamarindo, in the northwestern province of Guanacaste, there's only once answer:…

Haunted tree holds sway in San Ramón
Paranormal activitree
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Paranormal activitree
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Haunted tree holds sway in San Ramón

Mitzi Stark - October 31, 2017

There are haunted houses and haunted caves – but San Ramón has a haunted tree. It’s not sprouting ghosts or sheltering goblins, but some very strange things…

Arts and culture in brief: the (very spooky) week ahead in Costa Rica
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Arts and culture in brief: the (very spooky) week ahead in Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - October 28, 2016

The Little Theatre Group has lined up quite a menu of thrills and chills for this Halloween weekend: on both Saturday (4 pm-7:30 pm) and Sunday (3…

Arts and culture in brief: the week ahead in Costa Rica
Artists
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Artists
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Arts and culture in brief: the week ahead in Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - October 14, 2016

The Tico Times wishes everyone a happy Día de las Culturas, or Cultures Day, observed on Monday. While the traditional Limón Carnaval is not taking place this year,…

What to expect in your Tico trick-or-treat bag 
Dining and Nightlife
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Dining and Nightlife
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What to expect in your Tico trick-or-treat bag 

The Tico Times - October 31, 2015

It’s All Hallows' Eve, Halloween, la noche de brujas, and that means parties, costumes and – of course – candy. Trick-or-treating doesn’t enjoy the same cultural heft as it…

Day of the Dead celebrations and other happenings around Costa Rica
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Day of the Dead celebrations and other happenings around Costa Rica

Amanda Zúñiga - October 30, 2015

Mexican Institute Activities The Day of the Dead is an important traditional celebration in Mexico, and the Mexican Institute in Costa Rica, located in Los Yoses, is…

10 can’t-miss events this Halloween in Costa Rica
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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10 can’t-miss events this Halloween in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - October 29, 2015

Think there’s nothing to do for Halloween in Costa Rica? Think again – while you won’t see streets filled with trick-or-treaters, the party scene is hot. 1. Floriatón III…

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