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Jiggy with the Piggy
Start Date/Time:
Saturday, May 14, 2022
End Date/Time:
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Thursday, May 12, 2022

BBQ Teams Arrive - 3-8pm

Friday, May 13, 2022

8 a.m. - 5 p.m. BBQ Competition Teams Arrive
2 p.m. - 5 p.m. Arts & Craft Vendors Arrive

5 p.m. Festival Opens to the Public - Downtown Kannapolis
Food, Arts & Crafts, Carnival Rides, and More

7 p.m. - Live Music Begins with  RED DIRT REVIVAL

​8:30 p.m.  Country Music Artist SAMMY KERSHAW Performs​

​9:45 p.m. FIREWORKS​


Saturday, May 14, 2022

7 a.m. YMCA All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast $5
Location: Kannapolis YMCA

9 a.m. Festival Opens to the Public
Food, Arts & Crafts, Carnival Rides, Music and More
Location: Downtown Kannapolis:  West Avenue & NC Research Campus

10 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Kid's Zone Activities


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 & Cannon YMCA
Festival attendees can purchase blocks of ten (10) samples for $10. Each sample requires one ticket. For each block of ten samples you will also be given a special ticket to vote for your favorite. There will be NO ADVANCED tickets sales.

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

5 p.m. BBQ Competition Awards Round One Ceremony​
Location: The Laureate Center, Kannapolis City Hall & Police Headquarters

5 p.m. Festival Ends

Owned by Margaret Young On Tuesday, August 24, 2021