Fiesta Del Mar: Every July, water sport enthusiasts throng to Santa Marta to celebrate the festival of the sea. With a typical Latin beauty pageant and loads of water sport activities spread over days of celebrations, it is the main attraction in Santa Marta in July. The beauty of this festival is that it includes all ages and locals and tourists alike. The city is full of color and celebrations dedicated to the sea.
Caribbean Theatre Festival: The Caribbean theatre festival happens every September, with performers and visitors from many countries descending upon Santa Marta to celebrate the arts and culture in various theatres and also in the squares around the city. It is a very different experience, which attracts so many nationalities that it is truly a multi-cultural experience that one can enjoy.