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reserveAt NOVA 535, we love custom creating each wedding, corporate event and film shoot – just the way YOU want it. NOVA is a modernized, historic yet wedding venue and unique event Space here in beautiful downtown St. Petersburg, Florida; designed with your 5 Star experience in mind. After 1,000 successful events, perfected The NOVA Way, trust NOVA 535 with your memories today!!

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About Us

NOVA 535 is the Best Reviewed Event Space in Tampa Bay.

 

NOVA 535 here in beautiful downtown St. Pete, was built specifically to hold special events, it’s not a generic hotel room with no personality or style…. in fact NOVA 535 was designed as a unique event space so that when every person walks into the venue they say, “WOW”!! We went even further by creating a process called “The NOVA Way” which ensures our continuous improvement and your 5 Star reviews!

NOVA has won tons of awards, including “Best Place to Get Married”, “Best Blank Canvas”, “Best Holiday Party Venue”, and now 8 years later, NOVA 535 is the #1 rated event space and wedding venue here in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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If you are looking to host a wedding, reception, corporate event, or film shoot then look no further. After 1,000 successful events, perfected The NOVA Way, trust us with your memories today. The best days get booked early so don’t delay.

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Weddings at NOVA 535

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NOVA 535 is Tampa Bay’s favorite venue for many reasons:

 

  • Locally Owned and Operated,
  • Weddings! Host your Ceremony AND Reception at NOVA 535,
  • Top 10 Best Restrooms in the USA ,
  • Our warm and welcoming atmosphere,
  • You can use your own caterer and other professional vendors*
  • Charms of the 1920’s with the conveniences of 2020,
  • It’s all about YOU! Enjoy Exclusive use of our Venue,
  • Convenient downtown St. Pete location.
  • Customized pricing to fit YOUR tastes and budget.

…and the delightful TEAM NOVA who truly care about you and your guests.

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*All Beverages, Bar Staff and Rental Items (tables, chairs, linens, etc) must be purchased from NOVA.

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Your Special NOVA Event

NOVA transforms night after night after night into the perfect venue for your event:

Private Social Gatherings

From the big day to celebrating the 50th anniversary of the big day and everything in between, NOVA provides the perfect setting for the biggest moments of your life. Allow the helpful Team NOVA to guide you through transforming our venue into your favorite memories.

  • Weddings
  • Commitment Ceremonies
  • Mitzvahs
  • Birthdays
  • Receptions
  • Showers

Corporate Events

Your message and brand are the key to your success. Choose a setting that will enhance your brand and impress your guests!

  • Cocktail Parties
  • Fundraisers
  • Awards Banquets
  • Holiday Parties
  • Trade Shows
  • Training Seminars
  • TV Commercials and Film Shoots

Public Shows and Parties

Whether you attend an event or stage one, you always walk away pleased with the setting at NOVA. There are no bad pictures at NOVA!

  • Live Music and Comedy
  • NOVAWEEN
  • Art Openings
  • Fashion Shows
  • Annual Spring Celebration NOVA-falooza

And every event is spectacular!

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Upcoming Public Events

Upcoming Public Events
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Entrepreneur Social Club

The Entrepreneur Social Club meets Thursdays from 6 pm to 8 pm, most always at venue NOVA 535 in downtown St. Pete, Florida, to share our experiences, engage in business exercises and networking, trade wants and needs, learn, grow and enjoy ourselves. Then we head downtown for dinner and more drinks. Join us!

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Grown Folks at historic venue NOVA 535 in downtown St. Pete presents First Friday

First Friday

Every First Friday, come celebrate with our grown up clientele, celebrities and Tampa Bay’s hottest DJs for this exclusive, once a month, public party here at the private, world-class NOVA 535 Unique Event Space in beautiful downtown St. Pete, Florida.

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NOVA 535 presents a monthly Tuesday NIght DTSP COmmunity Happy Hour

Tuesday Night Community Happy Hour

One Tuesday evening a month join DTSP DowntownStPete.com at venue NOVA 535 for our Community Happy Hour, 7 pm to 9 pm so you can tour NOVA, grab a drink and enjoy incredible live music.

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Entrepreneur Social Club

The Entrepreneur Social Club meets Thursdays from 6 pm to 8 pm, most always at venue NOVA 535 in downtown St. Pete, Florida, to share our experiences, engage in business exercises and networking, trade wants and needs, learn, grow and enjoy ourselves. Then we head downtown for dinner and more drinks. Join us!

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Entrepreneur Social Club

The Entrepreneur Social Club meets Thursdays from 6 pm to 8 pm, most always at venue NOVA 535 in downtown St. Pete, Florida, to share our experiences, engage in business exercises and networking, trade wants and needs, learn, grow and enjoy ourselves. Then we head downtown for dinner and more drinks. Join us!

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2016 09-17 Wine Down for A.C.T. - NOVA 535

Wine Down For Youth Advocacy

Wine Down for Youth Advocacy presented by The Burg Exchange

Saturday September 17, 2016 from 7:00 to 10:00 pm

Join us for a “Golden Age of Hollywood” fundraiser Benefiting Arts Conservatory for Teens, plus also supporting Suncoast Center, Inc. and Sonic Foundations

Join the Burg Exchange Club, the Arts Conservatory for Teens (ACT), and amazing local youth entertainers at our sponsoring venue, the historic NOVA 535, in beautiful Downtown St. Petersburg for a “Golden Age of Hollywood” themed fundraiser. Headlining the event will be 

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Entrepreneur Social Club

The Entrepreneur Social Club meets Thursdays from 6 pm to 8 pm, most always at venue NOVA 535 in downtown St. Pete, Florida, to share our experiences, engage in business exercises and networking, trade wants and needs, learn, grow and enjoy ourselves. Then we head downtown for dinner and more drinks. Join us!

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Thursday September 22 2016 at venue NOVA 535 is Swanky Soiree 7

Swanky Soiree 7

Swanky Soiree 7

Thursday September 22, 2016

NOVA 535 Unique Event Space
535 Dr. M. L. King Jr Street North, St. Pete 33701
6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
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Tickets and Sponsorships 

Swanky Soiree is always the unexpected, always fun, and most importantly – always a tremendous benefit to the girls of Brookwood Florida Inc.

Become a sponsor, purchase a ticket, or donate and you will be helping the many troubled girls who come through Brookwood’s door searching for a better future.

 

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The details are where we shine

History

Locally owned and operated here in beautiful downtown St. Petersburg, Florida, and originally a 1920’s Five and Dime, NOVA 535 was meticulously renovated to create an eco-friendly, high-end yet welcoming atmosphere, that blends classic and cutting edge design details to create St. Pete’s most unique and award winning event venue.

Grand Event Space

  • Original 1920 Clay Brick Walls
  • Brazilian Wood Floor makes a perfect dance surface
  • Full coverage of wire mounting for hanging any size art
  • Marble top full liquor bar
  • Accommodates 350 for seated dinner or 800 for cocktails
  • Private Venue. No Public Access
  • Free Parking plus optional Valet. PARKING & DIRECTIONS 

Courtyard

  • Private and Secure.
  • Beautiful Outdoor Ceremony Area
  • Antique Real Clay Bricks
  • Lush tropical 30 foot tall Bamboo, lit via dramatic LED system plus overhead soft white cafe lights
  • Spacious 4,000 square feet provides plenty of room for dining, dancing, fire performances, grand sparkler exits, wedding ceremonies, vendor shows…

Upstairs VIP Level

  • Upstairs view of Gallery
  • Separate VIP Bar
  • Private Lounge Areas
  • Spacious Swanky Reception Area

Private Outdoor Balcony

  • Beautiful views of Bamboo Courtyard
  • Large Party Space
  • Loungy Smoking Area

Sound & Lighting

  • Professional lighting and control board
  • Built-in Nightclub-quality Sound & Dance System
  • Adaptable, white and full RGB color washes
  • Tampa Bay’s Best Lit Wedding Venue
  • Video and Slideshow system throughout

Restroom & Get-Ready Suites

  • 10 Luxurious Restroom Suites
  • Gorgeous VIP Bridal Suite / Greenroom
  • Additional “Get Ready Suite” with two private restrooms
  • Private rear access to VIP areas
  • Italian travertine shower
  • Awarded Top 10 Best Restrooms in USA

Full Catering Kitchen

  • Full Size Convection Oven
  • Professional dishwashers
  • Ice maker
  • Use any Licensed and Insured Caterer
  • Unlimited Catering Options
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Payment

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