Festejos Populares

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An otherwise quiet place the rest of the year, Zapote is transformed into the hottest place in the country for the last week of December. To ensure that the New Year is ushered in with appropriate...  Read More


  • Free Things to Do: "Zapote rivals Palmares for the "biggest" annual party in Costa Rica, but this family-friendly festival held the week between Christmas and New Year's is by far the country's most famous."
  • Best for Free Things to Do Because: Entrance to the festivities is free and fun for all.

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