Schedule of Events

 

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Thursday, May 2, 2019

Jiggy with the Piggy 5K

Start Time: 6:30 PM
Location:Downtown Kannapolis

Registration:

Dress in your best pork/pig related costume and win prizes!

For group registration information please contact Laura Evans at 704-920-4343 or levans@kannapolisnc.gov.

Register Online: www.runkannapolis.com

Packet Pickup:
May 1: Village Park, 700 West C Street.       4-7 PM
May 2: Research Campus - Core Lab, N. Research Drive      5-6:15 PM

Farmers Market Opens 4-7 p.m. - Dale Earnhardt Boulevard (Food Lion Parking Lot)

Friday, May 3, 2019

8 a.m. - 5 p.m. BBQ Competition Teams Arrive
5 p.m. Festival Opens to the Public - Downtown Kannapolis
Food, Arts & Crafts, Carnival Rides, and More

6 p.m. Movies on the Campus - Wreck It Ralph II - Breaks the Internet

6-8 p.m.  People's Choice - Wing Tasting Competition (while supplies last)

Location: Research Campus - Core Lab, N. Research Drive (Look for the signs and the white tent)Proceeds Benefit the Cannon Memorial YMCA to help fund local youth scholarships and programs. Festival attendees can purchase blocks of ten (10) samples for $10. Each wing sample requires one ticket. For each block of ten samples you will also be given a special ticket to vote for your favorite wing. There will be NO ADVANCED tickets sales. Tickets will be available for sale onsite Friday night beginning at 6 PM but only while supplies last.

 

7 p.m.  Michael Cosner  Concert

8:30 p.m.  Country Music Artist JOE NICHOLS Performs

9:45 p.m. Fireworks

Intimidators Baseball vs Hickory Crawdads – tickets @ intimidatorsbaseball.com/tickets

 

Saturday, May 4, 2019

7 a.m. YMCA All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast $5
Location: Kannapolis YMCA

9 a.m. Festival Opens to the Public
Food, Arts & Crafts, Carnival Rides, and More
Location: Downtown Kannapolis

9 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Kid's Zone Activities

Including the ZUCCHINI 600 race!

Pits Open at 10 a.m.
Registration: 11 a.m. - 12pm
12pm - Zucchini 600 Races Start

11-12 noon - Big, Bang Boom - Kid's Rock Concert

12 Noon – 2 pm People's Choice - Competition Pork Tasting (while supplies last)

Location: Research Campus - Core Lab, N. Research Drive (Look for the signs and the white tent) Proceeds Benefit the Kannapolis Rotary Club. Festival attendees can purchase blocks of ten (10) samples for $10. Each wing sample requires one ticket. For each block of ten samples you will also be given a special ticket to vote for your favorite wing. There will be NO ADVANCED tickets sales .

12 noon - 1:30 p.m. -  BBQ Competition 

12:30 – 1:30 p.m. -  Diamonds and Whiskey Concert

2:00 - 3 p.m. - Corey Hunt Band 

3:30– 5 p.m. - Country Superstar CHASE BRYANT Performs

5 p.m. BBQ Competition Awards Ceremony
Location: The Laureate Center, Kannapolis City Hall & Police Headquarters

5 p.m.  Festival Ends

Intimidators Baseball vs Hickory Crawdads – tickets @ intimidatorsbaseball.com/tickets

Sunday, May 5, 2019

1-3 p.m. Jazz in the Park Brian Burton Trio
Location: Veterans Park
Bring a blanket/chair