Upcoming Events

  • Festa Italiana 2014
    Thu, May 29, 2014

    Festa weekend starts on Thursday, May 29th with a Meet-N-Greet event with our Friday night headliner, Louis Prima, Jr. This is a Festa fundraising event, so reserve your seat now.

    Festa Italiana will be held May 30 - June 1, 2014, at Zona Rosa. And with the entertainment lineup, it promises to be the best Festa yet! Festa Italiana admission is FREE, so come and enjoy food and beverages all weekend long, with entertainment for the whole family.

    Reserve your VIP seating now for Friday and Saturday evening entertainment.

    Friday night features Internationally acclaimed saxophonist, flautist and jazz recording artist Joseph Vincelli at 7pm followed “Jump, Jive & Wail!” with our headliner straight from Las Vegas, Louis Prima, Jr. & the Witnesses.

    Satruday night will feature two acts directly from New York City. Our nation’s premier classical Italian singer, Michael Castaldo, takes the stage at 7pm followed by “The ultimate tribute to Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons” with our Saturday headliners, The Bronx Wanderers.

    And on Sunday come out and see the Third Annual Celebration of Italian Motorsports, Motori in Piazza, which includes Italian cars, motorcycles and scooters. We have an outdoor Catholic Mass at 10am Sunday morning, the foundation of our entire festival will be at 2pm with the UNICO Awards, our scholarship ceremony where we will award $56,000 in scholarships to local high school seniors.

    We want to issue a very special thanks to all of our sponsors who make this event and scholarship program possible. Please contact us if you are interested in sponsoring or volunteering for the event.

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.

Words to Live By

"Unicans who eat together, stay together." -- Frank Cherrito

"To be a good Unican, you have to be a giver, not a taker." -- Phil Balano

Festa Italiana Sponsorships

Sponsorship opportunities are available for Festa Italiana 2014, May 30 - June 1, at Zona Rosa. Contact Frank Cherrito for more information.

UNICO Kansas City Fact

Since 2010, UNICO Kansas city has awarded more than $200,000 in scholarships to local high school students of Italian American heritage. Proceeds from all UNICO events go towards charitable contributions in our community.