Schedule of Events

2017 Jiggy with the Piggy

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Jiggy with the Piggy 5K

Start Time: 6:30 PM
Location:Downtown Kannapolis

Registration:

$25 Individual Registration (online registration closes at 7:00 PM on May 1)
$30 Race Day Registration (registration May 2 on site from 5:00-6:15 PM)
* T-shirts guaranteed to those who register by April 14

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


Thursday, May 4, 2017

1:00 p.m. - 5 p.m. BBQ Competition Teams Arrive

4:00 - 7:00 p.m. Zucchini 600 Pre-build/Pit-Stop Workshop
Farmers Market
For more information on the Zucchini 600, please click here:  RULES & INFO

 

 

Friday, May 5, 2017

8:00 a.m. - 5 p.m. BBQ Competition Teams Arrive
5:00 p.m. Festival Opens to the Public - Downtown Kannapolis
Food, Arts & Crafts, Carnival Rides, and More

7-9 p.m.  People's Choice - Wing Tasting (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 in 2017. Tickets will be available for sale onsite Friday night beginning at 6 PM but only while supplies last.

7:00 p.m. Darrell Harwood, Research Campus, Downtown Kannapolis 

8:00 p.m. - Family Movie (To Be Announced)

Location:Veterans Park/Research Campus -
Bring a blanket/chair and enjoy this classic movie.
Sponsored by 600 Festival Association

8:15 p.m.  LITTLE TEXAS Concert, Research Campus, Downtown Kannapolis

9:45 p.m. Fireworks

Saturday, May 6, 2017

7:00 a.m. YMCA All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast $5
Location: Kannapolis YMCA

9:00 a.m. Festival Opens to the Public
Food, Arts & Crafts, Carnival Rides, Tuffy Stone BBQ demonstrations, and More
Location: Downtown Kannapolis

10:00 a.m. - Prime Time Community Band Children's Concert
Gem Theater
Free Admission 

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Kid's Zone Activities
Including the NEW ZUCCHINI 600 race!

Pits Open at 10am
Registration: 11am - 12pm
12pm - Zucchini 600 Races Start

Carnival Rides, Inflatables, Go-cart display, Bandolero car display, Science Stop presented by the NCRC, and more!

 

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 in 2017.       

12 noon     Gal Friday Concert

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

1:30 p.m   Coconut Groove Band Concert

3:15 p.m. Joe Lasher, Jr. Concert

5:00 p.m.     BBQ Competition Awards Ceremony

Location: The Laureate Center, Kannapolis City Hall & Police Headquarters

5:00 p.m.      Festival Ends