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Those planning on witnessing the Festival de la Luz, Costa Rica 2008 parade this saturday night better dress warmly and bring rain gear. The Instituto Meteorológico Nacional said that a cold front will bring chilly, windy weather and a good chance of light rain Saturday night.
The weather institute said the winds would be their strongest today but the temperature would be colder Saturday. The estimate is 16 degrees C (60 F) during the parade Saturday night but with wind making the temperature seem colder.
The Festival de la Luz parade begins at 6 p.m. from Parque la Sabana. The route is east on Paseo Colón and turning onto Avenida 2 at the Hospital San Juan de Dios and ends at Calle 11. Municipal officials are expecting an incredible million to 1.5 million persons to line the parade route.