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Lights that Ignite Tradition: Festival of Light in its 26th Celebration

Lovers of light and tradition! This Saturday, December 16, get ready to immerse yourself in the shimmering wonder of the Festival de Luz, an annual gem that illuminates the heart of the Costa Rican people. Now in its 26th year, this event promises to dazzle all attendees with a light display that captures the very essence of the festive season.The Festival de Luz has been an integral part of Costa Rica's rich tradition for more than two decades.

It emerged as an initiative to bring the community together in the midst of Christmas celebrations and has grown into an iconic event that attracts visitors from all over the country.From 5pm to 10pm, the Festival will offer an eclectic variety of events for all ages. From illuminated parades to live musical performances, there is something for everyone. Be sure to check out the detailed programme so you don't miss out on any of the exciting activities.

Practical Tips for Attendees

  • Arrive early: Demand tends to be high, so make sure you arrive in plenty of time to find a good spot.

  • Embrace the local culture: Dress in traditional garb or add a festive touch to your attire to fully immerse yourself in the experience.

  • Share your moments: Join the conversation on social media using the event's official hashtag - share your photos and experiences so everyone can enjoy the magic of the Festival of Light!

After immersing yourself in the magical glow of the Festival de Luz, we invite you to continue your experience just a few blocks away. Our hotel, located near Paseo Colón, is waiting to be your cosy refuge after a night full of luminous emotions.

We hope to see you soon and be part of your unforgettable memories!


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