Move over St. Patrick’s day; you’re in Tico land now!

This March is a month of colors and beer! All across the country people will be enjoying their summer right.

Amón Cultural

March 5: Have you discovered San Jose’s historic Barrio Amón yet? Located near lush Parque España and the CENAC, Barrio Amón is known for delicious food, integrative yoga and much more. Now, this week, Amón Cultural is offering an extra special opportunity to experience the area in “50 different distinct ways.”

V Festival Cerveza Artisanal

[quote_box_right]Find artisanal beer served near you! Costa Rican Craft Beer Guide: The Bars[/quote_box_right]

March 12: Head down to Escazu next week to experience the best of craft brews in Costa Rica. The 5th Annual Artisanal Beer Festival will take place on Avenida Escazu next week. Tickets are available online, and run ₡15,000 presale or ₡20,000 at the door. Once inside, guests will be allowed unlimited beer tastings, entrance to special presentations, access to beer guides and even a commemorative cup.

Life in Color

March 12: Be a part of the world’s largest paint party from right here in Costa Rica. Life in Color San Jose is the Costa Rican location for Heineken’s worldwide event and will feature English DJs NERVO — producers of music for Ke$ha, The Pussycat Dolls and Miley Cyrus. Tickets can be purchased online.

To be clear, Life in Color will actually be taking place in San Rafael, Alajuela. Organizers recommend attendees enter “Campo Zacatal Costa Rica” into Waze to find the location.

Costa Rican Indian Association’s Holi Festival

March 19: According to ancient Hindu tradition, Holi festival is celebrated on a full moon prior to the vernal equinox. The date varies from year to year, but the theme remains the same: the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, love over hate. It’s a time to repair old relationships and start a new, all will lots and lots of color!

Here in Costa Rica, the Indian Association will be hosting a Holi Festival in Club Recreo Sebana in San Antonio de Belen, Heredia. The event will run from 10am until 3pm. Adults pay ₡12,000, children pay ₡6000. Discounts are available to for Association members. Colors and a drink include.

Tamarindo Beerfest

[quote_box_right]Expand your horizons and try craft beers from wherever you are in Costa Rica. Costa Rica Craft Beer Guide: What to Order[/quote_box_right] March 26-27: Their Facebook event asks: “Do you want to enjoy a night of good music, many artisanal beers — both national and international — and have a good time with your friends?” We’re going to go ahead and assume the answer to that question is, “yes.”

The Tamarindo Beerfest will feature more than 60 different types of beer, accompanied by delicious food trucks, music and of course, the natural beauty of Tamarindo Beach. Tickets are just ₡7,500 and can be purchased online.