The Festival of Yellow, celebrating the canola fields

Every year they lighten the mood and brighten the province

One of the Cape’s flower-season delights for our team is seeing those canary yellow carpets cover the Western Cape.

You’ve seen them, too. The bright yellow landscapes that stretch from the Swartland to Overberg and the Southern Cape (Swellendam) in spring are a major attraction and Instagram opportunity.  

Look out for our daily Festival of Yellow posts on instagram, and tag your post #festivalofyellow and #capetownmag. Image: Jacques Marais (@grootseun86)


They invigorate us so much, we think they deserve an annual celebration. We’re starting one, so that yearly from July to September you know where to find them (and what to do close by). Because every local and visitor should know the story behind the yellow flowers carrying a little brown seed that helps agriculture flourish in

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