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Jiggy with the Piggy BBQ Festival
5/5/2017 - 5/6/2017

Downtown Kannapolis

Celebrate summer and all things BBQ at the Jiggy with the Piggy BBQ Festival in Downtown Kannapolis! On May 5 from 5:00 to 10:00 p.m. & May 6 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Explore more than 100 arts & crafts vendors, enjoy live music, ride carnival rides and celebrate with fireworks! Don't miss the first ever children's Zucchini 600 race on Saturday! One of the top BBQ Pitmasters in the United States, George “Tuffy” Stone, will join the City of Kannapolis and Smithfield at this year’s Jiggy with the Piggy. Tuffy, is a judge and host on Destination America’s reality television show, BBQ Pitmasters. Make sure to come hungry because there will be plenty of wings and BBQ to go around all weekend! There will be People's Choice competitions for wings on Friday and pork on Saturday. 

Line-up of Jiggy With The Piggy concerts:

  • May 5 from 7:00-8:00 p.m.: Darrell Harwood
  • May 5 from 8:15-10:00 p.m.: Little Texas followed by fireworks
  • May 6 from 10:00-10:45 a.m.: Community Children at the Gem Theatre.
  • May 6 from 12:00-1:15 p.m.: Gal Friday
  • May 6 from 1:30-2:15 p.m.: Coconut Groove Band
  • May 6 from 3:15-5:00 p.m.: Joe Lasher, Jr.

Phone: 704-920-4349


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