Las Fiestas de Palmares - The party is on!
In case you didn’t get enough of the Christmas fiestas, January continues the action with the famous Fiestas de Palmares.
Palmares is a pueblito just about an hour from San José. The Palmares fiestas are different from the fiestas found everywhere because they feature a series of concerts. Artists come from far and wide, both Costa Rican and international, to grace the stage.
It also hosts several nights of rodeos and a Gran Tope, a type of horse parade where the experienced riders show off their horses’ unusual dance-like gait.
Each year, much of the money that is raised through these events is donated to the region’s social development projects, so it’s all for a good cause! Check out the link below to take advantage of the Fiestas de Palmares this year while you are here studying Spanish with us! It is a great cultural tradition and you will help make a difference at the same time! Las Fiestas de Palmares run until the 21st of January. Check it out!