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Jiggy With the Piggy


You do not want to miss one of the Southeast Tourism Society's Top 20 Events. The City of Kannapolis loves hosting this special three day event each year in May.

Jiggy with the Piggy

May 13 - 15, 2022

Country Great Sammy Kershaw

Performs Friday, May 13



Grammy nominated artist Sammy Kershaw has six gold and three platinum albums with 25 Top 40 singles and two #1 hits including, “She Don’t Know She’s Beautiful” and “Love of My Life”. He will perform a free concert on Friday, May 13. No tickets needed.


Jiggy with the Piggy includes a Kansas City Barbeque Society Competition, Kid's Zone and rides, 5k Walk/Run, over 100 artisans, concerts, a Saturday outdoor family movie, and a People's Choice Pork Competition and more! The festival is free to the public. 


Stay Tuned for Information on how you can be a sponsor, vendor or KCBS judge and competitior for the event.


Jiggy with the Piggy participant with a smoker  


General Parking

The festival is located at 125 N. Research Campus Drive and Downtown Kannapolis.

Parking Information - Maps 

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.