Solo Italiano
Solo Italiano 2019 at Franchesco's Ristorante

A celebration of all things Italian!


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 Reggia-no Pasta in our Cheese Wheel, Italian Gelato, Granita, and much, much more.

This year’s entertainment schedule features some of the top ethnicattractions 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 willhave you singing and dancing all day long.

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.

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


Classic Italian Car Show - Full-Service Bar - Hand Crafted Pasta Made with Our Famous Cheese Wheel - Pizza - Italian Sandwiches - Local Gelato - Italian Cookies - Classic Italian Sfingi - Italian Granita - Wine Tasting - Authentic Live Music
Kids Entertainment: Dunk Tank - Clowns - Face Painting
Our Famous Pasta Eating Contest
And Much Much More!!