Jiggy With the Piggy

Jiggy 2019 Winners:

Jiggy with the Piggy BBQ Results are in

Jiggy with the Piggy People's Choice Winners

Jiggy with the Piggy Dessert Competition Winners



This premier event has been named one of the Top 20 Events by the Southeast Tourism Society. The City of Kannapolis loves hosting this special three day event each year in May. This year the Jiggy with the Piggy Festival is May 1-2, 2020. Free Admission.

Jiggy with the Piggy includes a Kansas City Barbeque Society Competition, Rides, 5k Walk/Run, over 100 artisans, Concerts, a Friday Night outdoor family movie, an All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast, and People's Choice BBQ and Wings Tasting.

We are busy planning this year's entertainment and activities so stay tuned for exciting announcements!



Jiggy with the Piggy participant with a smoker  


General Parking

The festival is located at 125 N. Research Campus Drive, Kannapolis

Once you arrive in Kannapolis follow the Jiggy directional signage to find parking and the festival. Once on the festival grounds there are plenty of signs, sights and sounds that will help you enjoy all of the festival's activities.

REMINDER: This is event is family friendly - NO PETS - NO SMOKING.

(Pardon our construction we are in the midst of a Downtown Revitalization Project that includes the a new sports & entertainment venue for our minor league baseball team, the Kannapolis Intimidators; a new streetscape and a mixed use district of apartments, restaurants, offices.) More info here.