To view photos from the 2017 Jiggy with the Piggy, click here.
Jiggy with the Piggy Festival is May 5-6, 2017.
Jiggy with the Piggy is a 36-year tradition that includes a Kansas City Barbeque Society Competition, Rides, 5k Walk/Run, Arts & Craft Vendors, Concerts, Friday Night outdoors movie, an All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast at Cannon Memorial YMCA, and People's Choice BBQ and Wings Tasting.
Partners in the weekend events include: City of Kannapolis, Downtown Kannapolis Inc., Kannapolis Rotary, Kannapolis YMCA, and the 600 Festival committee.
DON'T FORGET: Jiggy with the Piggy is a FREE event (except for food and carnival rides). People’s Choice Wing Tasting on Friday night and the Pork Tasting on Saturday night and in the Kids area for carnival rides. See the schedule of events for details.
Click here for the schedule of events.
Click here to see the festival map.
REMINDER: This is event is family friendly - NO PETS - NO SMOKING.
FREE ADMISSION (except for food and carnival rides)
At all the major intersections in Kannapolis listed below there will be directional signage to help teams, judges, sponsors, and festival attendees find their way to Downtown Kannapolis and the North Carolina Research Campus.
For GPS Units use 125 N Research Campus Dr., Kannapolis, NC 28081.
This will get you within one block of check-in. Signs will be posted
Traveling I-85South: Take Exit 63 (Lane Street/CMC-NE Stadium Exit). Turn Right at top of ramp. Travel three miles towards Downtown Kannapolis. At 3rd stoplight, turn Left onto Main Street. Follow the Jiggy Piggy signs. Welcome to Kannapolis!
Traveling I-85 North: Take Exit 54 (Kannapolis Parkway/George Liles Boulevard). Turn Left at top of ramp. Travel 5.5 miles towards Downtown Kannapolis. At 5th light, turn Right onto Mooresville Road/NC 3. Travel two miles to Dale Earnhardt Boulevard/Loop Road. Stay straight, crossing over Dale Earnhardt towards Downtown Kannapolis and NC Research Campus. Follow the Jiggy Piggy signs. Welcome to Kannapolis!
Traveling I-77 South: Take Exit 36 (Mooresville). Turn Left at top of ramp onto NC-150. Turn Right onto NC-3 (Mooresville Road). Follow NC-3 for 12 miles to Dale Earnhardt Boulevard. Follow the Jiggy Piggy signs. Welcome to Kannapolis!
Traveling I-77 North: Take Exit 25 (Huntersville). Turn Right onto NC-73 (Sam Furr Road). Follow NC-73 about 10 miles to Kannapolis Parkway. Turn Left onto Kannapolis Parkway. Follow Parkway NC-3 (Mooresville Road). Turn Right onto NC-3 (Mooresville Road). Stay straight for 3 miles to the intersection at Dale Earnhardt Boulevard. Follow the Jiggy Piggy signs. Welcome to Kannapolis!