Published: Mar 23, 2014 11:11 AM EDT
Updated: Mar 23, 2014 11:29 AM EDT

NAPLES, Fla.- Cars & Couture, a luxury lifestyle charity gala, is launching their first event in Naples on March 23rd, at the Village on Venetian Bay. The event that usually takes place in the evening inside the Jet Port Hangar will be transformed into a daytime festival and charity benefit called, Naples Motorfest.

Cars & Couture's Naples Motorfest attendees will enjoy a luxury exotic car display, fashion show, VIP cigar lounge, brunch, jazz music, cocktails, and more. A portion of the south side parking lot, along with T.Michaels Steak & Lobster House at Village on Venetian Bay, will be transformed into a stunning showroom filled with an afternoon of entertainment.

Admission to the luxury afternoon event, complete with music, fashion shows, and motor sports display is $20 per person at the door (all ages). A limited number of VIP tickets, which include entrance to the exclusive VIP seated area, complimentary brunch by T.Michaels Steak & Lobster House, and open bar are available for $100 online only.

The upscale event and charity benefit is the creation of Dona Crowley, a Tampa Bay resident and entrepreneur.  "We create a beautiful luxury showcase and create a unique experience for our guests."

The event benefits the Autism Speaks organization.