Festa Italiana 2016 - Friday - Sunday, June 3rd, 4th, and 5th

Admission is free to everyone for the entire weekend and Festa provides an ideal environment to experience Great authentic live entertainment, delicious Italian food, outstanding desserts, beverages, vendor and historical informational booths. Festa Italiana is a fundraising event for the Kansas City Chapter of UNICO National (501c3) and all proceeds are for direct application to our annual scholarship fund. Festa Italiana is the chapter's largest fundraiser of the year and scholarships are awarded to recipients the Sunday afternoon of every festival.

Festa Italiana has awarded more than $300,000 in scholarships to high school students over the past 6 years.

Festa Italiana has had more than 500,000 attendees over the past 6 years.

The Northland Lifestyle Magazine has called Festa Italiana "The Festival Event of the Summer."

Festa Italiana is annually nominated by Kansas City's Visitors Bureau as one of the top ethnic and family festivals in the city.

Motori in Piazza 2016 - Sunday, June 5th

The fifth annual Italian motorsports show (Motori in Piazza) will be held on Sunday, June 5, Noon to 3pm, as part of Festa Italiana at Zona Rosa. Admission is free. With the support of our sponsors and local car, motorcycle and scooter enthusiast clubs, marques represented include Lamborghini, Maserati, Ferrari, Fiat, Ducati and Vespa. Click here for more information.

KC Milan 3 v 3 Torneo - Friday, June 3rd and Saturday, June 4th

New to Festa for 2016, this one of a kind outdoor tournament will be played on the streets of Zona Rosa during our Festa on Friday and Saturday. Don’t miss the opportunity to observe some of the region’s top young soccer players compete at all age levels. Adults are also welcome to register, as levels of competition are being put together to support all ages. Proceeds from this event go to support the KC Milan Soccer Club and the Kansas City Chapter of UNICO National Scholarship Fund (501c3). For complete details and information, please go to our partner's link.

Sponsorship opportunities are available for this event in limited availability. For more details about sponsoring this tournament, please click here.

Upcoming Events

Monthly Member Meetings

Join other UNICO members monthly to enjoy good Italian food, conversation and to stay up-to-date on the latest developments for the chapter.


Reserve VIP Seating Today for Festa 2016

Reserve your VIP seating for Festa Italiana. Enjoy Eurorythmns and The Bronx Wanderers. 

Contact Frank Cherrito at 816-985-3192.

La Dolce Vita Banners 

La Dolce Vita Banners available for Festa Italiana. Order yours now!