Paradise Concours Car Show and Festival At The Paradise Coast Sports Complex in Naples Florida on March 11-13 2022
March 11, 2022 @ 9:00 am - March 13, 2022 @ 5:00 pm$40
The inaugural Paradise Concours festival will take place at the Paradise Coast Sports Complex in Naples Florida, on March 11-13, 2022. The three-day festival will include a Concourse car show, a dream car show, Live Band Entertainment, Art Show, and gourmet delicacies and is expected to pull in more than 30,000 visitors per day. The festival will also include a Special Reception Charity Dinner and a Paradise Road Rally around Collier County.
The Paradise Car Concour’s first event gets underway on Wednesday, March 9th with a Special Charity Reception Dinner that features an Art Auction and LIVE Art. This is a good opportunity to mingle with other car enthusiasts and meet new friends. Tickets for the Paradise Reception are $150 and all proceeds will benefit local charities – so please go if you can. (RECEPTION TICKETS)
The next day, March 10th, cars rev up for an I-Spy Classic Car Rally that will travel to predetermined destinations throughout Collier County. Prizes will be won by top drivers and all prizes will be split 50/50 between the rally winners and the charities. Tickets for the Paradise Concours Rally at $250. (ROAD RALLY TICKETS)
CONCOURS & CAR SHOW – The festival will start with a Concours car show on the Paradise Coast Sports Complex (PCSC) professional-level synthetic turf and feature over 1,000 specialty vehicles. Inside the PCSC Stadium, there will be an upscale Concours d’Elegance car show that will feature over 150 vintage classic cars and vehicles from various car collections. Tickets for the General Paradise Concours are $40 and is scheduled to take place over three days. Additionally, you can attend the Paradise VIP Concours inside the stadium. (See Below)
- GENERAL CONCOURSE – Over 1,000 classic cars and takes place outside the stadium on Friday, March 11th, Saturday, March 12th, and Sunday13th, 2022 between 9 am and 6 pm for each day. Tickets for the Paradise General Car Show and Concours are only $40.
- VIP CONCOURSE – A select group of 150 classic award-winning vehicles will be featured inside the stadium on Friday, March 11th, Saturday, March 12th, and Sunday13th, 2022 between 9 am and 6 pm each day. Tickets for the Paradise VIP Concours are $150.
ART SHOW – There will be an incredible art show featuring over 200 art booths where artists will feature their latest masterpieces. This art show will take place behind the Paradise Coast Sports Complex from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Additionally, more art collections and 15 VIP artists will present their masterpieces of art inside the stadium from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. The Paradise Concours art show will be managed by Dr. William Barnett of Storytellers Creative Arts.
FOR THE KIDS – There will be fun-loving entertainment and activities for the kids on the Paradise Coast Sports Complex. The kid’s activities will be open from 9 am through 5 pm.
FOOD – Naples renowned Chef Don Splain will be creating the festival’s food and beverage menu. The festival will also provide food trucks and a beer garden on the festival grounds.
LIVE MUSIC – There will also be LIVE Concerts happening inside the Paradise Coast Sports Complex starting each evening at 7:30 pm. each night. Each night show stars “Greggie & The Jets” which is a tribute to the one and only “Elton John”. And lastly, The Ben Allen Band will headline on Sunday.
LIVE CONCERT SCHEDULE:
- Friday, March 11 stars Greggie & The Jets singing an Elton John tribute show
- Saturday, March 12 stars The Motowners, a Four Tops, and Temptations tribute show
- Sunday, March 13 final night star The Ben Allen Band.
- Concert Tickets are available at (PCSC TICKETS)
THE PARADISE SPORTS COMPLEX BACKGROUND – The Sports Complex features some professional-level synthetic turf-like fields and includes a 3,500-seat multipurpose sports stadium filled with concession stands and entertainment areas. It was built back is 2019 by Collier County. The complex also offers quality concession stands and entertainment areas and on-site recreation areas.
PARADISE CONCOURSE BACKGROUND – The Paradise Concours Festival was created by long-time entrepreneur Thomas O’Riordan of Naples Florida. Mr. O’Riordan is a passionate car collector and car enthusiast and is part of the team that manages the “Cars on 5th” classic car show that happens in Downtown Naples each year. Mr. O’Riordan was asked why he started the Paradise Concours Festival, to which he replied..
O’Riordan States: “There is a need for an encompassing festival and Concours d’Elegance that goes beyond an automotive experience to create value for those who want to draw inspiration from dream cars, leading-edge artists, musicians, culinary delicacies, and charities that provide & inspire hope,”
*Tickets will be available online and at the gates.
SPONSORSHIP AND CHARITIES – The three-day festival will benefit many local charities such as The Robert L Zore Foundation, Salvation Army, The Fallen Officers Organization, Storytellers Creative Arts, Boys & Girls Club of America, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast, and the St. Matthew’s House. The St. Matthew’s House will be managing the volunteers for the Paradise festival.
Festival and concert tickets will be available online and at the gates. Go online to www.ParadiseConcours.com for participant registrations, vendor registrations, and attendee tickets. Advanced purchases are recommended, as some events are limited.
- ART SHOW INFORMATION – Dr. William Barnett at (239) 287-7331 or [email protected]
- ADVERTISING AND SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES – Chris Rabkin at (239) 280-6077 or [email protected]
- FOOD & BEVERAGE CONTACT – Chef Don Splain at (239) 986-3431 or [email protected]
Go online to www.ParadiseConcours.com for participant registrations, vendor registrations, and attendee tickets. Festival and concert tickets will be available online and at the gates. Advanced purchases are recommended, as some of the events are limited.