Schedule of Events

2018 Jiggy with the Piggy

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Jiggy with the Piggy 5K

Start Time: 6:30 PM
Location:Downtown Kannapolis

Registration:

Registration details coming soon!

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:
April 30: Village Park, 700 West C Street.       4-7 PM
May 1: Research Campus - Core Lab, N. Research Drive      5-6:15 PM


Friday, May 4, 2018

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. LIVE MUSIC, 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.  LIVE MUSIC, Research Campus, Downtown Kannapolis

9:45 p.m. Fireworks

Saturday, May 5, 2018

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, and More
Location: Downtown Kannapolis

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     LIVE MUSIC BEGINS

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

5:00 p.m.     BBQ Competition Awards Ceremony

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

5:00 p.m.      Festival Ends