Jiggy With the Piggy

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This premier event has been named one of the Top 20 Events by the Southeast Tourism Society. The City of Kannapolis loves hosting this special three day event each year in May. This year the Jiggy with the Piggy Festival is May 1-2, 2020. Free Admission.

Jiggy with the Piggy includes a Kansas City Barbeque Society Competition, Rides, 5k Walk/Run, over 100 artisans, Concerts, a Saturday outdoor family movie, an All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast at the Kannapolis YMCA, and People's Choice BBQ and Wings Tasting.

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Jiggy with the Piggy participant with a smoker  


General Parking

The festival is located at 125 N. Research Campus Drive and on West Avenue in Downtown Kannapolis.

Once you arrive in Kannapolis follow the Jiggy directional signage to find parking and the festival. Once on the festival grounds there are plenty of signs, sights and sounds that will help you enjoy all of the festival's activities.

REMINDER: This is event is family friendly - NO PETS - NO SMOKING.