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KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Discover Fun in Kannapolis returns this summer with an incredible lineup of great concerts, movies, and of course, fireworks.  Events will be held from April to September. All events are free to the public.

We have a fantastic lineup of concerts this summer. Beginning with Country Superstar Craig Morgan who will perform Friday night, May 3, at the Jiggy Festival.

We will welcome Night Ranger, The Spinners, the Gin Blossoms, and break out your boogie shoes for the infamous KC and the Sunshine Band. We will have a country doubleheader weekend in July with Pam Tillis and Tracy Byrd. Our patriotic tradition of celebrating with the Charlotte Symphony continues this year on June 29 with fireworks following the concert.

Thursdays on Main featuring your favorite beach music groups returns along with Stories Under the Stars, a free family entertainment series, and family fun movies in Village Park.

Watch your mailbox – a mailer with the complete event schedule is coming to Kannapolis residents!

Here is the 2024 City of Kannapolis Discover Fun Event Schedule:

Jiggy Concert: 7 p.m.

Friday, May 3     Craig Morgan (N.C. Research Campus Horseshoe)

Village Park Concerts: 7p.m.

Saturday, June 1                              Night Ranger

Saturday, June 15                           The Spinners

Saturday, June 29                           Charlotte Symphony (fireworks will follow the concert)

Saturday, July 13                             Gin Blossoms

Friday, July 26                                  Pam Tillis

Saturday, July 27                             Tracy Byrd

Saturday, August 10                        KC and the Sunshine Band


Veterans Park - Thursdays on Main: 6 p.m.

Thursday, May 9                                          Cat5

Thursday, June 13                                       The Embers

Thursday, July 11                                        The ToneZ

Thursday, August 8                                     Too Much Sylvia

Thursday, September 12                            Band of Oz


Village Park Movies: 8:45 p.m.

Friday, May 24                                              Trolls Band Together

Friday, June 7                                               Wonka

Friday, June 21                                            Super Mario Brothers

Friday, July 19                                              Barbie

Friday, August 2                                           Elemental


Kannapolis Library - Stories Under the Stars: 7 p.m.

Saturday, April 27                                        Children’s Theatre of Charlotte

Saturday, May 18                                         Dance of India

Saturday, June 22                                       Dare Devil Dogs (Village Park)

Saturday, July 20                                         Discovery Place

Saturday, August 17                                    Dana Hill


Other events in Kannapolis to enjoy in 2024 include the Run Kannapolis 5K Series, Gem Theatre Summer Movie Matinees, Kannapolis Cannon Ballers Baseball Games (, the Kannapolis Farmers Market, Christmas Events and much more.

Children 18 & under must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. You are welcome to bring your lawn chairs. No pets or smoking please. Food and drinks will be on sale in the parks during the events. Outside food and nonalcoholic drinks are permitted. Coolers are subject to inspection.

You can also download the event schedule here or find it on the City’s Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.