Sports in Tilarán

Vuelta al Lago Arenal

They say that it’s virtually impossible to circumnavigate the lake. But they have never participated in the Vuelta al Lago Arenal, an annual event in March, when some 4000 cyclists do just that. It takes two days – …
Cultural in La Fortuna

Fiestas Civicas de la Fortuna

The big annual bash in February features two weeks of Tico-rules bullfights, colorful carnival rides, greasy festival food, craft stands and unusual gambling devices. It’s free, except for the beer (which is cheap),…
Cultural in Tilarán

Fiestas de Toro

The sabanero (cowboy)tradition in Tilarán is honored on the last weekend in April with a rodeo that’s popular with Tico visitors, and on June 13 with a fiesta de toros that’s dedicated to patron San Antonio.