Celebrate World Rivers Day with #PicnicEnElRioCR

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    Sunday, September 27 is World Rivers Day. Join local organizations at riverside picnics hosted all over Costa Rica.

    Yoga, music, food… there’s something for everyone at the #PicnicEnElRioCR events happening across the nation. Find one near you, and don’t forget to bring some food to share!

    LOCATION: Polideportivo Aranjuez

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    ORGANIZED BY: Polideportivo Aranjuez, Comité Cantonal de Deportes de San José, Asociación Parque Polideportivo Aranjuez and Río Urbano

    TIME: 8 am – 1 pm


    CONTACT: 8366-0852

    LOCATION: Close to Parque El Cristobal, 200m from CECUDI

    ORGANIZED BY: A01, Mora Construye para la Paz, The Asociación de Vecinos de Desarrollo para el Mejoramiento del Parque El Cristobal and others

    TIME: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm


    • Walk / Bike to Río Pacacua (8:30 am)
    • Zumba (9 am)
    • Yoga (10 am)
    • Traditional Games, Sports and Stories (11 am)
    • Project Presentation, “Parque Natural y Recreativo El Cristobal” (noon)

    CONTACT: 8318-8050

    LOCATION: Parque La Tabacalera

    ORGANIZED BY: Carpe Chepe and Pausa | Urbano

    TIME: 11 am – 2pm

    ACTIVITIES: grilled meat, shared food, music and more

    CONTACT: 8326-6142

    LOCATION: 1km west of the entrance to Los Chorros in Carrillos de Poás

    ORGANIZED BY: Troop 117 of Costa Rica’s Guias y Scouts Association

    TIME: 8 am – 1 pm

    ACTIVITIES: a walk, guided games and food

    CONTACT: [email protected]

    LOCATION: the protected area of Quebrada Los Negritos, 100m south of INEC

    ORGANIZED BY: ChepeCletas and Costa Rica Limpia

    TIME: 10 am – 1 pm

    ACTIVITIES: hula hoops, cake, balloons and more

    CONTACT: 8501-5931 or 8849-8316

    LOCATION: Parque Lomas de Ayarco (Parque de los Arboles)

    ORGANIZED BY: Curridabat

    TIME: 10 am – 1 pm

    ACTIVITIES: inflatable games and food to share

    CONTACT: 8393-0325

    • Río Enmedio, Santa Cruz (9 am – 1 pm), 8894-0131
    • Río Jorco, Vuelta de Jorco (8 am  – 11 pm), 8313-5543 or 8529-6275
    • Río Machuca, San Mateo (10 am – 1 pm), 2101-0017
    • Río María Aguilar, Barrio José María Zeledón (10 am – 1 pm), 8767-1322
    • Río María Aguilar, Parque de La Paz (10 am – 12 pm), 2283-7080 or [email protected]
    • Río Pejibaye, Turrialba 1 (10 am – 1 pm), 8312-8600
    • Río Pejibaye, Turrialba 2 (10 am – 1 pm), 8861-1756
    • Río Poas, Aserrí (10 am – 1 pm), 8558-6831
    • Río Tiribí, Barrio Berroiba (10 am – 1 pm), 8741-3968 or 4082-2406
    • Río Torres, Guaymí (9 am – 1 pm), [email protected] or 8820-0492
    • Río Torres, Los Cipreses (10 am and on), 8488-5260
    • Río Toyogres, Dulce Nombre (10 am – 1 pm), 8414-4797
    • Río Virilla, Belén (9 am – 12:30 pm), 8359-4137 or [email protected]
    • Quebrada Lajas, Sta. Ana (11 am – 1 pm), 8324-2627
    • Quebrada Quebradas, Parque La Libertad (10 am – 1 pm), 2276-9400 ext. 2016 or 2017*

    *confirmation required

    For more information, visit Picnic en el Río on Facebook.

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