Discover Fun in Kannapolis: Week of June 17 > City of Kannapolis | City of Kannapolis

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From Summer Matinees at the Gem Theatre to Cannon Ballers Baseball, there is a way for every member of your family to Discover Fun in Kannapolis this week!

Summer Movie Matinees | Gem Theatre

10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., Tuesday June 18 | Onward

10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., Thursday June 20 | Tarzan

Don't miss the Gem Theatre Summer Matinee series.

On Tuesday, June 18, the movie Onward will be shown and on Thursday, June 20, the movie Tarzan will be shown. Showtimes are 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. and tickets are $2 per person.

Group sales are available. Learn more and see the complete list of the Gem Theatre’s Summer Movie Matinees by visiting:$2-Summer-Movie-Matinees-Are-Back!-

Juneteenth Celebration | Veterans Park | 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Wednesday, June 19

Join us on Wednesday, June 19 for a Juneteenth celebration!

The festivities will kick off at 10 a.m. in Veterans Park, with guest speaker Dr. Carol S. Spalding, President of Rowan-Cabarrus Community College. Veterans Park is located at 119 N Main St.

Festivities will continue throughout the day with music, vendors, food, and fun. At 6 p.m. head over to cheer on the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers and witness the retirement of Jackie Robinson's iconic jersey number, 42.

Kannapolis Farmers Market | Corner of Dale Earnhardt Boulevard & Vance Avenue| 4 - 7 p.m., Thursday, June 20

Visit the Kannapolis Farmers Market from 4 - 7 p.m., Thursday, June 20!

Returning and new vendors offer a wide variety of fresh, local produce, as well as meat, eggs, baked goods, crafts, and prepared foods.

To get updates about seasonal offerings and special deals at the Kannapolis Farmers Market, text MARKET to 704-704-4335. You may unsubscribe at any time.

Movies in the Park: Super Mario Bros | 8:45 p.m., Friday, June 21 | Village Park

Come to Village Park at 8:45 p.m. Friday, June 21, to enjoy the family friendly movie, Super Mario Bros.

Food/Drinks will be available for purchase, or attendees can bring their own food and nonalcoholic drinks. Coolers are allowed with no outside alcohol. Coolers are subject to inspection. Lawn chairs are permitted.

Children 18 & under must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. No pets or smoking please.

Stories Under the Stars: Dare Devil Dogs | 7 p.m., Saturday, June 22 | Village Park

Join us at Village Park at 7 p.m., on Saturday, June 22, for Stories Under the Stars, featuring Dare Devil Dogs.

Join us each month, now through August, for more performances.

For the full Stories Under the Stars schedule, visit:

Cannon Ballers Baseball | June 18 – 23 | Atrium Health Ballpark

Come out to Atrium Health Ballpark this week and cheer on the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers as they take on the Myrtle Beach Pelicans.

Games will begin at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Sunday's game will begin at 1:30 p.m. Fireworks will follow Friday and Saturday games.

Check out the full schedule and purchase tickets at:   

Youth Flag Football Registration is Now Open

The City of Kannapolis Parks and Recreation Department has opened registration for Youth Flag Football. Registration will remain open from June 17 through July 29.

Children must be between the ages of 5-15 to participate. The registration fee is $45 for Kannapolis residents and $65 for non-residents. Price includes the cost of uniforms, practices, and games. Scholarships and sponsorship opportunities are available.

Practices will begin August 19, and games will be held between September 7 – October 26.

To register a player, apply for a scholarship, or to sign up as a sponsor, visit or call the Parks and Recreation Department at 704-920-4343.

To apply to be a coach, visit

You can download the City's summer event schedule: