Upcoming Events

  • UNICO’s 6th Annual Microbrew Festival at Zona Rosa
    Sat, August 16, 2014

    Whether you prefer amber or pales, ryes or stouts, the UNICO Brew Festival at Zona Rosa will be serving up more than 60 microbrews for you to enjoy. Click here for facebook 

    The Brew Festival, in its sixth year at Zona Rosa, is a production of UNICO, Kansas City’s Italian-American service organization. The cost is $30 at the event or attendees may purchase advance tickets for $25 at eventbrite or at the Zona Rosa guest services office starting July 15 until Friday, August 15. Paid admissions are capped at 2,000, and last year we sold out!

    The price of admission includes a commemorative sampling glass which can be used for beers on tap and live music (band to be announced).

    This year’s breweries include Ameristar Brew Pub, Boulevard Brewing Company, Tallgrass Brewing Company, Broadway Brewery, Flying Monkey, Exit Six Brewery,KC Bier, Cinder Block Brewery, Weston Brewing Company, Granite City, Empyrean Brewing Co., Summit Brewing, Goose Island, Schlafly, Mother's Brewing Company, Deschutes, Dark Horse Distillery, High Noon Saloon, and Kona Brewing! Check back often for updates.

    Scimeca’s will be selling their tasty Italian sausages at the event and Sugar Daddy’s Lemonade will have ice-cold lemonade for sale.

    Zona Rosa is an urban town center located at the northwest corner of I-29 and Barry Road in Kansas City. Visit www.zonarosa.com for more information.

    All proceeds benefit the local Kansas City UNICO Chapter.

    Keep in mind:
    Only 2000 tickets will be sold
    We accept cash or credit cards
    Must have ID
    Rain or Shine
    Designated drivers may attend at no charge

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.