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🐷 Get Jiggy at Kannapolis’ Award-Winning BBQ Festival May 4th-7th

On May 4th–7th, Jiggy with the Piggy comes to Downtown Kannapolis with over 50 BBQ competition teams as well as a festival featuring a People’s Choice Pork Tasting Contest, a 5K race, concerts, a kids zone, rides, and over 100 arts and crafts vendors. Started in 2013, this event has grown from an idea into one of the Southeast’s Top 20 Events. How Jiggy Got Started Jiggy with the Piggy has been growing in popularity for a decade, but the festival tradition in Downtown Kannapolis dates back even further than that. Deputy City Manager Eddie Smith played an integral role in bringing the idea...

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⚾ 🐖 Cannon Ballers to Become Kannapolis Q’s (during Jiggy with the Piggy)

In March, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers announced that during the Jiggy with the Piggy festival, the team will officially become the Kannapolis Q’s for their weekend series. “We’re fired up because we believe the Q’s brand is smoked to pork-fection,” exclaimed Cannon Ballers General Manager Matt Millward. “Our organization takes pride in having fun and we feel this is the perfect way to celebrate the significance of barbecue in our region and our city’s renowned Jiggy with the Piggy Festival.” Complete with a full set of logos, the team has “cooked” up specialty uniforms that will be worn...

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