Warmer days in the Cape are upon us, with that comes time well spent having fun with good friends and the sun. Here are a few activities to officially welcome spring this weekend and let summer know we’re ready.
ROADTRIP TO FLOWERS IN BLOOM
Cape Town’s surrounding farms and open lands are currently filled with bright, blooming fields of colour. It’s the perfect excuse to hop into a car with your best mates and take off on a road trip to see the change of season in all its glory. Find out the best spots to see this spectacular show of flowers here.
Where Caledon, Namaqualand, Darling, West Coast National Park, Bredasdorp
When September – February
Cost Free but petrol would cost you a pretty penny
Celebrate the coming of warmer months at Sunflower Festival’s two-day affair. You’ll be entertained by local and international psytrance acts like Skazi, Querox, Headroom, Elevation and plenty others. There will also be food and craft stalls as well as the talented performance artists.
Where Cape Town Ostrich Farm, Durbanville Hills, Durbanville
When Saturday 29 August – Sunday 30 August 2015, gates open at noon
Cost R290 – R390 at Computicket
Contact Join Sunflower Festival Facebook page
SPORTMAN’S WAREHOUSE CHANGE Of SEASON TRAIL RUN
Take in the fresh, crisp air of spring on a trail run through Delvera farm’s vineyards. Sportman’s Warehouse will be honouring the sunshine with a 5 km, 7.5 km, 11 km or 15 km trek. Beginners are welcome too!
Where Dirtopia Trail Centre, Delvera Farm, off R44, Stellenbosch
When Sunday 30 August 2015, registration starts 7 am, races starts 8 – 8:45 am
Cost R70 – R130
Contact +27 21 884 4752, [email protected]
WOLFKOP WEEKENDER: POWER FLOWER PICNIC
Welcome in spring with three days of music, bobbing heads, cold drinks and camping chairs. The Wolfkop Weekender line-up includes Felix Laband, US electronic maestro Daedelus, Ashton, Spekta, Private Life and many others.
Where Wolfkop Nature Reserve, Citrusdal
When Friday, 28 August – Sunday 30 August 2015, gates open at 3pm
Cost Standard camping R450, Luxury camping R950 at Quicket
Contact www.wolfkopweekender.co.za, Facebook event
TRAIL KIDS SPRING RUN
Head out on a run at Lourensford Harvest Market that the whole family can appreciate. The 5 km run is perfect for all ages and sizes; plus, there’s a 12 km trail for the experienced runners who mean business. In addition, there will be plenty of spot prizes to enjoy and a market to visit afterwards.
Photography Courtesy, www.nuntidebasm.ro