Arte Santander -----
Santander's visual arts fair has been around for ten years. The Palacio de Festivales provides the setting for this festival, which includes various exhibits, performances, and stalls. Arte Santander takes place from late July to early August.
Concurso Internacional de Piano Ciudad de Santander ----
Held every summer in July and August, Santander's International Piano Competition is one of the most important cultural events of the city. Other popular events are the popular Festival Internacional and the annual summer school at the Universidad Internacional Men y Pelayo .