2nd Annual Solo Italiano: Italian Festival

2nd Annual Solo Italiano: Italian Festival

A celebration of all things Italian! 


Vince Chiarello
Pictured: Vince Chiarelli (The Vince Chiarelli Band)


Solo Italiano is an annual Italian outdoor festival that highlights our Italian Heritage in its authentic state and beauty. Be prepared to enjoy delicacies like Sfingi, specially prepared Reggiano Pasta in our Cheese Wheel, Italian Gelato, Granita, and much, much more.


Frank & Tino
Pictured:  Frank "Nonno" Salamone and Executive Chef Tino Salazar


This year’s entertainment schedule features some of the top ethnic attractions in the Midwest… Francesco Marino, The Tony Ocean Band, Vito Zatto, The Italian Influence featuring Vince Chiarelli and a Tony Bennett-Lady Gaga impersonation featuring Vince Amore that is second to none, and will have you singing and dancing all day long.


Dancing Couple
Pictured: Dancing Couple


An Exotic Italian car display will also be featured along with the Ducati Motorcycle Club to showcase their finest equipment. Plenty of festivities for young and old alike as we crown a new Spaghetti Eating Champion this year, and let’s not forget the Dunk Tank as well as the Face Painting Clown, children’s favorites.


Italian Car
Pictured: Italian Car


A complimentary wine tasting will also be part of the festivities, featuring an array of unique whites and reds for your enjoyment. Take part in this wonderful event as we share stories and hugs with loved ones and friends.

- Benny Salamone