Festa Italiana 2014

Festa Italiana at Zona Rosa will be here before you know it. Mark your calendars for May 31 - June 2, and come out and join us for good food, drinks and entertainment.

VIP Seating

Thursday night, May 29th don’t miss your chance for a meet-n-greet with Louis Prima Jr. and dinner at Cascone’s North. Dinner is $50 per person and reservations should be made by contacting Cascone’s directly at 816-454-7977. This is a UNICO fundraising event and proceeds support our Festa Italiana.

VIP seating is available for entertainment on Friday and Saturday nights.

Contact Frank Cherrito at 816-985-3192 for more information.


Advertising opportunities are available in the Festa Publication. Contact Chris Atkeisson or call 913-449-5225 for more information.


We are proud of our sponsors. They are one of the reasons Festa Italiana is a great event every year.

Festa event sponsorship opportunities are available. Please contact Frank Cherrito or call 816-985-3192, for more information.

Exhibitors & Vendors

Festa Italiana is accepting applications for exhibitors and vendors. Please complete the applications below. Contact Please contact Mike Mange for call 816-210-3897, for more information.

Exhibitor Guidelines and Application

Vendor Guidelines and Application

Festa Entertainment

Festa entertainment is managed by Jerry Viviano at 913-634-5383.

Festa Family & Business BannersLa Dolce Vita Banner

Each year the Festa draws over 50,000 visitors. Here's your chance to proudly display your family name, in memory of a loved one, or your business name. The banners are 2ft x 2ft and cost $100 with an additional $25 to include pictures. 

If interested, you can download the La Dolce Vita form, complete the information and mail it to the address on the form. 


Volunteers for Festa are always needed. If you are interested in volunteering your time, please contact Joe Nastasi.

  • 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

Festa Italiana Sponsors

Festa Italiana Sponsorships

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

La Dolce Vita Banners 

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