Jiggy with the Piggy Festival
The annual Jiggy with the Piggy festival has earned the recognition of being a Top 20 Event by the Southeast Tourism society for good reason. The festival boasts the smells and tastes of barbeque and fun for the entire family!
The festival is located in downtown Kannapolis and always happens rain or shine! More than 50 barbeque competition teams from across the U.S. will assembles to compete for top bragging rights and prize money. Jiggy with the Piggy is one of the largest sanctioned events by the Kansas City Barbeque Society in the U.S. Taste the competing teams’ barbeque expertise as part of the People’s Choice Pork Tasting Contest. With the purchase of a ticket, you will receive ten samples of pork and cast your vote for your favorite.
The festival has more than barbeque! More than 100 arts and crafts vendors, food vendors concerts, 5k run/walk, fireworks and an exciting kid’s zone are all on site. This event is always free and open to the public.