Discover Fun in Kannapolis returns this summer with a lineup of great concerts, movies and, of course, fireworks. Events will take place from April to August. All events are free to the public.
The Village Park Saturday concert lineup this year includes the legendary Air Supply, Don Felder, of the Eagles; The best of the mother; Everclear, Fastball and the Nixons; and country superstar Tracy Lawrence.
Additional opportunities to hear free live music concerts include: Thursdays on Main featuring beach music and the Sunday Music Series on the first and third Sundays will feature various performances from a variety of genres.
The Village Park family movie series returns on Fridays and a Spanish version of the movies will air on Sundays at the Atrium Health Ballpark.
With Stories Under the Stars this year, children’s books come to life with shows designed to entertain and delight children under 12.
Children 18 and under must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. You are welcome to bring your lawn chairs. No pets or smoking, please. Food and beverages will be sold during the events.
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Jiggy with the Piggy Festival, NC Research Campus
Sammy Kershaw (opening act – Red Dirt Revival)
Concerts in the village park: 7 p.m.
Saturday, June 4, Don Felder, Eagles
Saturday June 25, air refueling
Friday, July 1, Charlotte Symphony
Saturday July 16, Tracy Lawrence
Saturday July 23, Mother’s Finest
Saturday August 6, Everclear, Fastball & The Nixons
Thursdays on Main: 6:00 p.m. at Veterans Park
Thursday, May 12, new local
Thursday, June 9, Gary Lowder & Smokin’ Hot
Thursday July 14, Jim Quick & Coastline
Thursday, August 11, Band of Oz
Thursday, September 8, The ToneZ
Sunday Musical Series: 1 p.m. at Veterans Park
1st and 3rd Sundays; April to October
Sunday, April 17, ThreePoint O’s
Sunday May 1, Diane Durrett & Soul Suga
Sunday May 15, Side Step Deluxe
Sunday, June 5, Bakaloa Etoiles
Sunday June 19, Casear and Creole Soul
Sunday July 3, UltimaNota
Sunday July 17, Crank Sinatra
Sunday August 21, Phillip Howe
Sunday September 4, JMS Trio
Sunday September 18, The Pioneers
Sunday October 2, Joseph Michael Mahfoud
Sunday, October 16, Carolina Gumbo Gumbo
Movies from the village park: 8:45 p.m.
Friday, May 20, Clifford the Big Red Dog
Friday, July 8, jungle cruise
Friday, August 12, Avengers Endgame
Atrium Health Ballpark Movies (En Español): 6 p.m.
Sunday May 22, Clifford the Big Red Dog
Sunday July 10, jungle cruise
Sunday August 14, Avengers Endgame
Stories Under the Stars: 7:00 p.m. at Kannapolis Library (unless otherwise noted)
Saturday, April 23 —Soap Bubble Circus—Downtown Kannapolis
Saturday, April 30 — Gray Seal Puppets
Saturday May 21 — Charlotte Ballet Dance A Story
Saturday, June 11 —Rockstar Magic—Royal Oaks Elementary
Saturday, June 18 — Sharon Clarke
Saturday, July 30 — Number Drummer — Kannapolis Middle School
Saturday, August 20 — Yasu Theater
Other Kannapolis events you can enjoy in 2022 include the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers baseball games (www.milb.com/kannapolis) starting this weekend, the annual Fire Truck Parade, Run Kannapolis 5Ks, Christmas events and more.
Kannapolis residents will receive a mail with all of the city’s 2022 events listed in their mailboxes in April. You can also download the program of events at www.kannapolisnc.gov or find him on the city’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram page.