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Schedule of Events

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Thursday, May 04, 2023

Jiggy with the Piggy 5K

Jiggy with a Piggy 5K PigStart Time: 6:30 PM
Location:Downtown Kannapolis

Register at

Dress in your best pork/pig related costume and win prizes!

For group registration information please contact Carter Mozingo at 704-920-4343 or Register Online:

Packet Pickup:
DATE Coming Soon: City Hall. 4-7 PM
DATE Coming Soon: Research Campus - Core Lab, N. Research Drive 5-6:15 PM

BBQ Teams Arrive - 3-8pm

Kannapolis Farmers Market - 4-7 pm

Friday, May 05, 2023

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

Concert and Fireworks - TBA0

Saturday, May 06, 2023

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‚Äč
Location: The Laureate Center, Kannapolis City Hall & Police Headquarters

5 p.m. Festival Ends


Sunday, May 07, 2022