Oxcart Driver’s Day – El Día del Boyero is celebrated every year on the second Sunday of March.
This festive day reaches its climax on a traditional colored parade with the participation of more than 300 oxcart drivers who reach the place from all over the country.
Among other things the holiday aim is to preserve culture and tradition. In the past the oxcarts were used to transport the coffee from the central valley to the port of Puntarenas. The special cart has become a symbol of national work in Costa Rica.
The colorful carts are decorated with marvelous art decorations of stars, sun and flowers.
Visit on this holiday promises the visitor a beautiful memorable cultural experience.