Salina Area United Way Sells Out A Dueling Pianos Christmas


Salina, KS Salina Area United Way is pleased to announce that with over a month left leading up to their annual fundraising event, A Dueling Pianos Christmas 2022 has officially sold out. Due to the sellout, a decision has been made to move the event from Great Plains Hall at Tony’s Pizza Event Center to the arena, adding 16 more tables being added for the public to purchase, with the event housing 75 tables total.

“WOW! This is such an exciting time for the Salina Area United Way,” says Claire Ludes, Executive Director of Salina Area United Way. “Moving Dueling Pianos to the arena just made this event bigger than we could have ever imagined. This event is helping us move one step closer to strengthening our community and helping our Funded Partners provide critical services in our surrounding area.”

Presented by Tony’s Pizza Event Center, A Dueling Pianos Christmas, is a benefit for the Salina Area United Way’s 2022-2023 Annual Campaign, raising funds for their nine Funded Partners. In addition to the musical entertainment, a host of other activities are planned for the evening, including a full meal, silent and live auctions, and wine/whiskey pulls. United Way will receive a portion of ticket sales as well as all proceeds from the night’s activities.

Tickets for this event will continue to stay on sale through Wednesday, November 30, or until the additional tables have sold out. Gold tables are still available for the additional seating, which is $400 per table and includes tickets for 8 guests, 1 drink ticket per person, meals and entertainment. Individual seating is $50 per person and includes 1 drink ticket, meal and entertainment. Contact the Tony’s Pizza Event Center Box Office directly at 785-826-7200 to purchase tables and individual tickets.

For more information about Salina Area United Way and their annual fundraising event, A Dueling Pianos Christmas, visit, or contact the Salina Area United Way office at 785-827-1312.