Held annually in May, Jiggy With the Piggy features a barbecue competition sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society, a 5K Walk/Run, and festival with rides, 100+ artisans, live music, an outdoor movie, an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast and more!

Named a "Top 20 Event" by the Southeast Tourism Society, this premier festival features three days of family fun. On May 13, Grammy nominated country artist Sammy Kershaw will perform many of his best hits during a free concert. Kershaw has six gold and three platinum albums with 25 Top 40 singles and two #1 hits including, “She Don’t Know She’s Beautiful.” Then, enjoy an outdoor movie with the family on Saturday.

The event is located in downtown Kannapolis, a revitalized city center offering everything from local dining, and breweries to boutique shopping and family-friendly entertainment with the historic Gem Theatre and new Atrium Health Ballpark, home of the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers.

Visit the website for more details and start planning your weekend in Kannapolis today!



Downtown Kannapolis 125 N Research Campus Dr
Kannapolis, NC 28081

(704) 920-4300

Updated September 30, 2021