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At NOVA 535, we love custom creating each wedding, corporate event and film shoot – just the way YOU want it..that’s the NOVA Way! Our modernized, historic wedding venue and unique event space located in beautiful downtown St. Petersburg, Florida was 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 9 years later, NOVA 535 is the #1 rated event space and wedding venue here in Tampa and St. Petersburg, Florida.

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Check out our fabulous reviews for yourself:

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

weddings at historic venue NOVA 535 in beautiful downtown St. PeteView more nova wedding photos

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.

*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 at NOVA 535 in DTSP

Entrepreneur Social Club

Entrepreneur Social Club (™) “ESC”

Join Entrepreneurs, Business Owners, Mentors, Startups, College Students; Positive People for a fun and productive evening of business development and networking. Founded in 2009, the EntrepreneurSocialClub.com meets EVERY THURSDAY NIGHT, usually at historic venue NOVA535.com in beautiful Downtown St. Pete, aka “DTSP”.

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Entrepreneur Social Club at NOVA 535 in DTSP

Entrepreneur Social Club

Entrepreneur Social Club (™) “ESC”

Join Entrepreneurs, Business Owners, Mentors, Startups, College Students; Positive People for a fun and productive evening of business development and networking. Founded in 2009, the EntrepreneurSocialClub.com meets EVERY THURSDAY NIGHT, usually at historic venue NOVA535.com in beautiful Downtown St. Pete, aka “DTSP”.

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Furious Funk at NOVA 535 on July 3

Furious Funk presents:

The Wormhole feat. ANNA & Christian Martin

TICKETS

A unique, fully immersive experience. This is not your ordinary, boring club show. Our production is going to be out of this world! We are bringing out The Wormhole stage (as seen at Distant Dimension)! The portal opens on July 3rd for your perfect Pre-Independence Day celebration!

ANNA (Kompakt Records / Turbo Recordings) and Christian Martin (Dirtybird) are going to take you to a distant dimension. This will truly be a night that is out of this world!

TICKETS

 

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Entrepreneur Social Club at NOVA 535 in DTSP

Entrepreneur Social Club

Entrepreneur Social Club (™) “ESC”

Join Entrepreneurs, Business Owners, Mentors, Startups, College Students; Positive People for a fun and productive evening of business development and networking. Founded in 2009, the EntrepreneurSocialClub.com meets EVERY THURSDAY NIGHT, usually at historic venue NOVA535.com in beautiful Downtown St. Pete, aka “DTSP”.

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Historic wedding venue and unique event space NOVA 535 downtown St. Pete First Friday Flyer 1024 x 1024

First Friday

Celebrate NOVA First Friday with our grown up clientele, celebrities and Tampa Bay’s hottest DJs! Exclusive 21+ public party at world-class venue NOVA 535, in beautiful downtown St. Pete. Grown Folks 813-310-4641 for Pricing, VIP Tables, info. Dress To Impress. No Athletic Jerseys, No Ball Caps.

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2018 St. Pete INDIE Market at historic downtown St. Pete venue NOVA 535 lolo

Summer 2018 St. Pete INDIE Market

St. Pete INDIE Market

Returns to NOVA 535
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
FREE Entry/Parking. No outside Food/Drinks Allowed. Cash/Credit Bar.

Saturday June 2
Saturday July 7
Saturday August 4
Saturday September 1

at Historic Downtown St. Pete Venue NOVA 535
535 Dr. M. L. King Jr Street N, St. Pete, 33701
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Bride and Groom Wedding Portrait with Bridal Party | Downtown St. Pete Wedding Venue NOVA 535 Event Space Bamboo Garden

July 8 2018 Bridal Show with Smpl Events

Bridal Show with Smpl Events at NOVA 535
Sunday, July 8 2018
12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Are you a wedding vendor or other professional who caters to young couples who are planning a wedding? Put your business in front of hundreds of local brides and grooms at our next Bridal Show with SMPL.Events in Downtown St Petersburg, Florida!

Vendor Registration Click Here!

Are you a bride, groom, mother-of-the-bride, bridesmaid, or friend of the bride who needs some ideas and inspiration, or a little help pulling it all together in 

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Entrepreneur Social Club at NOVA 535 in DTSP

Entrepreneur Social Club

Entrepreneur Social Club (™) “ESC”

Join Entrepreneurs, Business Owners, Mentors, Startups, College Students; Positive People for a fun and productive evening of business development and networking. Founded in 2009, the EntrepreneurSocialClub.com meets EVERY THURSDAY NIGHT, usually at historic venue NOVA535.com in beautiful Downtown St. Pete, aka “DTSP”.

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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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Take the virtual tour!

Take a stroll through our gorgeous venue!



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Dates are limited, and will be booked first come, first served.

PARKING  and  DIRECTIONS

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Payment

For payments to NOVA 535 please log into https://mynovaevent.com/login then click on INVOICE, and at bottom of page click MAKE PAYMENT.

Questions?
info@nova535.com
call / text 949.873.6682

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Lost & Found

 

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Contact

Parking and Directions

Booked Clients and Vendors assigned to an event.

Pricing Menu and Drink Menu

Booking a Tour of NOVA 535

Lost and Found

Public Events including First Friday

NOVA FAQs

Venue Map

New Vendor Help

Inventory and Rental Options

Preferred Vendors

 

NOVA 535 VOICEMAIL
949-873-6682

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Venue Map

Downtown St. Pete Florida Historic Wedding Venue and Unique Event Space NOVA 535 - Venue Map

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