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It is another great year to Discover Fun in Kannapolis. The City has announced its lineup of concerts, movies, special events, Intimidators Baseball and of course - fireworks for 2019. All movies and concerts are free to the public and will be held in downtown Kannapolis. Movies and concerts are held at Village Park and Veterans Park.

This week’s events are:

June 13 Thursday on Main (6–9 p.m.) – Blackwater Rhythm and Blues – Veterans Park

Blackwater Rhythm and Blues Band is celebrating 10 years of performing. From Clarkton, N.C., the band plays top 40 hits, Blues, Funk, and Country.

June 13 - 16 Kannapolis Intimidators Home Games (7 p.m.) – Greensboro Grasshoppers

Fireworks will follow the June 15 game. Treat your dad to a baseball game for Father’s Day. Buy tickets at

June 13 Farmer’s Market (4 -7 p.m.) – corner of Dale Earnhardt Blvd. and Vance Ave.

June 15 Concert in the Park – Too Much Sylvia (7 p.m.), Village Park

Too Much Sylvia continues to generate more fans through radio and internet airplay with the success of six #1 songs, including four CBMA Songs of the Year since 2014. This weekend’s concert playlist will anything from a few "unplugged" tunes: Beach, Motown, Funky 70's, Retro 80's, to a few hits from Bruno Mars, Pharrell Williams, Florida Georgia Line and Country artists.

Shuttles will start at 5 p.m. and run from City Hall, the lot behind Nova Credit Union, and Cabarrus Health Alliance. The Village Park lot is handicapped parking only. Valid handicap placard must be displayed.

Blankets, lawn chairs and picnics/coolers are permitted, and concessions will be available for purchase. The Beer and Wine tent will be open during concerts for alcohol sales, ID is required.

Please no pets, tobacco, grilling, glass bottles or outside alcohol brought in. Coolers will be checked at several entry points.

Now- December 15 First Knight Virtual 5K – Register at
The virtual run allows you to walk/run wherever and whenever you like (i.e. your neighborhood or around the Loop). Once you register, we will mail your medal to you.

Free Admission except for Intimidator games and Run Kannapolis events. Children 18 & under must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. No pets or smoking please