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The Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade for Cabarrus County will be held in Kannapolis at 9 a.m. this Saturday, January 14.

The parade will begin at the intersection of Main Street and Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue and travel down Main Street to Laureate Way to Atrium Health Ballpark. Please be aware that partial street closures will begin at 8:50 a.m. to accommodate the parade.

Following the parade there will be several free activities at the ballpark from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. including a program at 11 a.m. Activities for you and your family to enjoy include:

  • Free Food, Fun, and Entertainment
  • Minority Business Fair
  • Community Organizations Booths
  • Health & Wellness Corridor
  • Interactive Kids Activities - Bounce House, Roller Skating Rink, & a Collaborative Art Display

Please stop and visit with City of Kannapolis staff who will have information regarding job opportunities with the City, fire safety tips and community development programs.

The City is hiring for the following fulltime positions:

  • Administrative Assistant – Administration Office (City Attorney)
  • Civil Engineer II
  • Community Engagement Specialist – Administration
  • Construction Maintenance Technician – Transportation and Environmental Services
  • Construction Maintenance Technician – Water Resources
  • Construction Maintenance Worker – Water Resources
  • Crew Supervisor – Water Resources
  • Customer Service Advocate
  • Engineering Technician II
  • Heavy Equipment Operator – Water Resources
  • Park Maintenance Technician III
  • Police Officer
  • Recreation Program/Special Event Coordinator
  • Water Treatment Plant Maintenance Worker


Part-time positions are available in the Parks and Recreation Department and include:

  • AV & Technical Operator
  • Building Monitor
  • Bus Driver
  • Carousel Operator
  • Concession Worker
  • Park Attendant
  • Train Operator