NOVA 535 Pricing Guide

Your Vision. Our 5-Star results. That’s The NOVA Way.

Our beautifully designed venue and smooth MyNovaEvent planning system are some of the many reasons NOVA 535 is Tampa / St. Pete’s best rated historic event space. Welcoming everyone, since 2008.



Monday Tuesday Wednesday$395/hour
Sunday$795/hour
Thursday and Fridays$995/hour
Saturday and Holidays$1,195/hour

NOVA FILM SHOOTS
Sunday – Thursday,
start as early as 7 am, strike by 5 pm.  
Half-Day = up to 4 hours total venue time for $895
Full-Day = up to 8 hours of total venue time for $1,595.
Overtime Time$295/hour extra.

Venue Rental Discount:
= Maximum one discount, valid Friday, Saturday and Sunday only.
25% off venue rental fee during June, July and August.
25% off venue rental fee within within 90 Days of Event
50% off venue rental fee within 30 days of your event.

Sales Tax
 to be added when necessary.

WHAT’S INCLUDED?

High-End Lighting, Sound, HD Video Systems, Furniture (NOVA has several designer couches, lots of dining / cocktail / catering tables and 200 black dining chairs) and lanterns with oil candles and vases for decorating, (check our inventory) saving you thousands of rental dollars; eliminating stress and headaches! Some of the many reasons NOVA is #1 rated venue in St. Pete and Tampa.

2 to 3 hours of set-up and 1 hour of breakdown is included in your venue rental. You just pay for your event time. Relax, we’ll get it done The NOVA Way!

THE ENTIRE WORLD-CLASS VENUE IS YOURS.

We only host one event at a time, yours!
Located in beautiful Downtown St. Pete, Florida.

  • MAIN GALLERY (5,000 sq.ft including bar)
  • UPSTAIRS: LOUNGE (including bar) and BALCONY (2,000 sq.ft.)
  • Luxurious SUPERNOVA get-ready SUITE with Italian marble shower bath
  • BAMBOO COURTYARD (4,000 sq.ft including bar). Our lush, private brick and bamboo courtyard is perfect for ceremonies and outdoor parties.

WHEN CAN I RENT NOVA?

365 days a year, 6 am to 3 am. Special Dates / Holidays priced as Friday/Saturday.

WHERE DO WE PARK?

Use our convenient FREE PARKING or upgrade to VALET.

WELCOME. THE NOVA BAR IS ALWAYS OPEN.

* COFFEE TEA and LEMONADE * PACKAGE    $ 4.95 per guest per hour
COFFEE, TEA, LEMONADE, JUICE and SODA   $ 5 glass poured at the bar
* JUICE and SODA  * PACKAGE $ 5.95 per guest per hour
BEER  House  $ 6     Premium  $ 8
WINE  House  $ 10   Sparkling $ 10   Premium  $ 15
* WINE n BEER * PACKAGE  $ 11.95 per guest per hour

SANGRIA  House  $ 10   Premium  $ 15
CALL Liquors  $ 11 single  $ 15 Double
* CALL LIQUOR * PACKAGE $ 12.95 per guest per hour
PREMIUM Liquors   $ 13 single  $ 19 Double
* PREMIUM LIQUOR * PACKAGE  $ 15.95 per guest per hour
SUPERNOVA Liquors  $ 15  single  $ 22  Double
* SUPERNOVA PACKAGE * $ 18.95 per guest per hour
===   SPECIAL PACKAGES   ===
* HOUSE LIQUOR PACKAGE * $ 9.95 per guest per hour
* SCHOOL SOFT DRINK PACKAGE * $ 7.95 per guest

NOVA 535 BAR PACKAGES

BAR PACKAGES are purchased per GUEST per HOUR. To fit your exact bar needs and budget, you have the flexibility to purchase multiple packages within the same event, to purchase a base package and add a consumption tab along with it and more. No substitution of beverages between packages. Ask your NOVA Venue Manager for more information.

NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES:

COFFEE, TEA and LEMONADE  $ 5  Served hot, iced, sweet or unsweetened.
COFFEE TEA LEMONADE PACKAGE $ 4.95 per GUEST per HOUR

JUICE and SODA  $ 5  Cranberry, Grapefruit, Orange, Pineapple, Coca Cola, Diet Coke, Ginger Ale, Sprite, Bloody Mary Mix, Lime Juice, Soda and Tonic Water, Sour Mix
JUICE and SODA PACKAGE $ 5.95 per GUEST per HOUR includes Coffee, Tea and Lemonade.

ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES:

HOUSE BEER  $ 6  Bud Light, Yuengling $ 150  Case

PREMIUM BEER  $ 8  3 Daughters Beach Blonde Ale, Cigar City Jai Alai IPA, 3 Daughters Rod Bender, 3 Daughters Key Lime Cider, St. Paulie’s NA Beer$ 195  Case

HOUSE WINE  $ 10  Red and White, Sweet to Dry  $ 48 Bottle

PREMIUM WINE  $ 15  Red and White, Sweet to Dry  $ 68 Bottle

BEER and WINE PACKAGE  $11.95 per GUEST per HOUR includes 3 House Red and 3 House Still White Wines plus all our Beers and Non-Alcoholic Beverages.

SPARKLING WINE  $ 10  Sweet to Dry  $ 48 Bottle

HOMEMADE HOUSE SANGRIA  $ 10  House Red or White wine plus brandy and other secret ingredients. Includes standard fruit garnishes.  $40  Pitcher

HOMEMADE PREMIUM SANGRIA  $ 15  Premium Red or White wine plus brandy and other secret ingredients. Includes standard fruit garnishes plus apples and oranges.  $ 60 Pitcher

CALL LIQUORS   $ 11 single   $ 15 double  Bacardi Rum, Bombay Gin, Captain Morgan Spiced Rum, Jim Beam Bourbon, Jose Cuervo Gold Tequila, Oak and Palm St. Pete Coconut Rum, Oak and Palm St. Pete Spiced Rum, Seagram’s 7 Whiskey, Smirnoff Vodka, Tippler’s St. Pete Orange  $ 195 + 20% gratuity per Bottle

CALL PACKAGE  $12.95 PER GUEST PER HOUR includes 3 House Red and 3 house Still White Wines, all our beers and non-alcoholic beverages. No shots or doubles, single 1.5 ounce pours only.

2018 NOVA 535 CALL Liquor Package

PREMIUM LIQUORS  $ 13 single  $ 19 double  St. Pete Banyan Reserve Vodka, Bailey’s Irish Cream, Chambord Black Raspberry Liqueur, Crown Royal Whiskey, Disaronno Amaretto Liqueur, Frangelico Hazelnut Liqueur Grey Goose Vodka, Jack Daniel’s Whiskey, Jameson Irish Whiskey, Johnny Walker Red Scotch Whiskey, Kahlua, Patron Tequila, Old St. Pete Gin, Old St. Pete Whiskey, Tito’s Vodka   $ 295 + 20% gratuity per Bottle

PREMIUM PACKAGE  $15.95 per GUEST per HOUR includes Call Liquors, 3 Red and 3 Still White Wines, all our beers and non-alcoholic beverages. Martinis and Manhattans are included in Premium Package.

SUPERNOVA LIQUORS  $ 15  single  $ 22  double Don Julio Tequila, Glenlivet 12 Scotch, Hennessy VS, Maker’s Mark Whiskey, Woodford Bourbon. $ 345 + 20% gratuity per Bottle  

SUPERNOVA PACKAGE $18.95 per GUEST per HOUR Includes Premium and Call Liquors, 3 Red and 3 Still White Wines, all our beers and non-alcoholic beverages. Martinis and Manhattans are included in Premium Package.

CHAMPAGNE  $150 and up per Bottle  Served by the bottle with 20% gratuity will be added to purchase price. Dry to Rose to Sweet.

SPECIAL PACKAGES and UPGRADES

PACKAGE UPGRADES  to your existing drink package, PRICED per GUEST per HOUR. Cannot be purchased alone. Wines from Dry to Sweet, just let us know
WINE – PREMIUM  $ 5.95    SPARKLING  $ 3.95
SANGRIA – HOUSE    $ 3.95   PREMIUM $ 5.95
SIGNATURE COCKTAIL DOUBLE   $ 3.95

SPECIAL PACKAGES are as-is, no substitutions, not available for drink tickets.

HOUSE LIQUOR PACKAGE  $ 9.95 per GUEST per HOUR  includes Bud Lite and Yuengling Bottled Beers, 1 House Red and 1 White House Wine, Seagram’s 7 Whiskey and Smirnoff Vodka, plus all non-alcoholic beverages.

SCHOOL and PROM PACKAGE   $ 7.95 per (21 years and under) GUEST  Includes all non-alcoholic beverage and has a 5 hour maximum event length. Available ONLY for UNDER 21 School Functions and Proms

DRINK TICKETS

DRINK TICKETS  $ 5 to  $ 15 per ticket
Drink tickets are prepaid and priced at same level as cash/credit bar price. All tickets can be redeemed for a beverage of equal or lesser value to ticket cost. Premium ticket can be used for a Premium, Call, Beer, Wine or any non-alcoholic beverage. Tickets have no cash value. One drink per ticket. Single pour beverages only.
NON ALCOHOLIC   $ 5  
HOUSE WINE n BEER    $ 10
PREMIUM WINE n BEER  $ 15 
LIQUOR –  CALL  $ 11  (single pour)
PREMIUM   $ 13  and  SUPERNOVA $ 15  include Martinis and  Manhattans.

SIGNATURE COCKTAILS:

We are delighted to create signature cocktails (single 1.5 ounce pour) for your prepaid bar PACKAGE. Choose items from within your prepaid package and we’ll serve them to your guests, as they are ordered, at the bar. If you want any additional items, we will bill you accordingly. To include items found in higher package, that higher package must be ordered. No substitutions allowed. Printed personalized bar menus available for purchase.

A cocktail price is comprised of 3 things:
1 = The Quality of the Liquor: House, Call, Premium, Supernova
2 = Single  = 1.5 ounces OR 3.0 ounces = Double Pour of Spirits
3 = The other ingredients (mixers) in the cocktail.

What we need from you:
Exact Cocktail Menu: Example: Patron Tequila 1.5 ounces, 2.0 ounces Lime Juice, 2.0 ounces agave (or simple syrup). Salt rim of glass.  Lime Wedge.
OR
You can give us a COLOR (pink, blue, green, etc), THEME (Valentine’s, Holidays, Summer Refreshing, etc), or TASTE (sweet, sour, etc) and our professional bar team will offer you suggestions.

BAR DETAILS and SERVICE

BAR SERVICE: All beverages are served from the bar, one drink per guest, with valid photo ID.  All bar services and packages include clean and polished glassware, cocktail napkins, olive-picks, filtered ice and water, and fruit garnishes including cherries, lemons, limes, olives. We avoid single use plastic including no straws, though eco-friendly compostable “plastic” items are available upon request.

CASH BAR: Our friendly and professional NOVA 535 Bar is ALWAYS OPEN as a CASH / CREDIT bar until you purchase a package. Packages are purchased in advance, per person per hour. Prices subject to change. All beverages and package based on pricing found here on NOVA 535 Bar Menu.

DRINK TICKETS must be purchased in advance, with physical tickets supplied by client unless otherwise noted. In mixed packages, drink tickets are purchased at the highest beverage cost, and each ticket is good for 1 drink only. No half tickets accepted. Drink tickets have no cash value and are only valid during your event.

GRATUITY is always appreciated but not required when purchasing bar packages. 20% Gratuity will be applied to ALL Consumption tabs. In a package, tip jars will be placed on the bar unless 20% gratuity is prepaid.

NO OUTSIDE BEVERAGES:  No outside beverages, alcoholic or non-alcoholic, are allowed on the premises. ALL beverages MUST be supplied by NOVA through our approved distributors.

POUR AMOUNTS: All Bar packages include single pour beverages only.  Single = 1×1.5 = 1.5 ounces of Spirits.  Double  = 2×1.5 = 3.0 ounces of Spirits.

SALES TAX  is included in by the Glass / Bottle / Case prices purchased at the bar. It is added in addition to the Package prices. 

SHOTS are never included in any package though are available for cash/credit purchases at the bar.

SPECIAL BEVERAGE ORDERS can be added to your invoice in advance at the current posted bottle/case price. We have access to any spirits in the Florida supply chain, please special order by 30 days before your event.

STAFFING: Package prices do not include bar staffing. To ensure each and every guests has fast and efficient five-star service, the bar is staffed based on a minimum of 1 Bartender per 75 guests and 1 barback per 100 guests. You are welcome to add more staffing based on your particular bar service needs.

YES YOU CAN USE YOUR OWN CATERER!

YES! Use ANY LICENSED and INSURED vendor for catering, planning, entertainers, photography, etc. NOVA always runs the bar and our venue manager attends every NOVA event.

  • Relax you can have any kind of food you desire!
  • Food vendors must be properly licensed and insured and are subject to NOVA Expectations Contract.
  • If you use NOVA catering or one of our Preferred Food Vendors, our $ 395 Catering fee is waived. Preferred vendors list available after booking with NOVA and are subject to change. Again no worries, you can have any kind of food you want.
  • Caterer provides plates, silverware, napkins, and servers OR rent from NOVA.

Don’t want to deal with catering? Let NOVA handle it!

NOVA’s GOT YOU COVERED!

Barback  $195 for up to 6 hours. $ 50/hour additional.
1 barback required for every open bar and for every 100 guests.
Barback provides bar support services, cleaning, stocking, supplies, etc.

Bartender  $195 for up to 6 hours. $ 100/hour additional.
1 per every 75 guests and each open bar.

Doorman/Security $195 for up to 6 hours. $ 100/hour additional.
1 Doorman required for most events to help ensure invited guests only. Additional Security required for public events, typically 1/100 guests.

DJ – Complex $1,195 for up to 6 hours, plus includes rehearsal. $ 200/hour additional
DJ to meet with you prior to your event plus attend NOVA wedding rehearsal. This includes all equipment. Complex includes Weddings, Receptions, Mitzvahs, etc.

DJ – Simple $795 for up to 6 hours. $ 200/hour additional
DJ to meet with you prior to your event. This includes all equipment.

AV Lighting Systems and Tech $395 for up to 6 hours. $ 100/hour additional.
Use of NOVA AV (Sound, Lighting and HD Video systems). Includes NOVA AV Tech to Set up and Operate AV Lighting Systems, plus covers Music Royalty fees.

Venue Management – Complex Events $1,195 for up to 6 hours. $ 295/hour additional.
Venue Management includes professional management and execution of your event. This includes customer service and planning from booking and an experienced day of coordinator, who will be at your event from initial setup until your last guest has left the building. Includes your personalized planning session, detailed event timeline, floor-plan and more. NOVA venue management required for all events. Complex events include all weddings, receptions, Mitzvahs, Sweet 16 / Qunicencerias , etc. (Full service planning also available, please just ask.)

Venue Management – Simple Events $795 for up to 6 hours. $ 200/hour additional.
Venue Management includes professional management and execution of your event. This includes customer service and planning from booking and an experienced day of coordinator, who will be at your event from initial setup until your last guest has left the building. Includes your personalized planning session, detailed event timeline, floor-plan and more. NOVA venue management required for all events.

EXTRA GET READY / SET-UP TIME:
$ 195 / hour (weekdays) Includes NOVA Staff Member
$ 295 / hour (weekends, holidays and special events)
Includes NOVA Staff Member
Only available within 30 days of event and only as an addition to existing event.

Parking:  Free Parking is available on the street and in lots nearby for around 150 cars. We recommend valet parking for larger events. If you don’t have a valet company then use ours.

PARKING  and  DIRECTIONS

VALET is $195 per attendant up to 6 hours. Add $ 50 / attendant / hour.

0-50 Guests = 2    50-150 Guests= 3    151-200= 4    200-250= 5    250+ = 6+

NOVA WILL HANDLE EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO SHINE.

Linens: Are rented from NOVA with endless of colors and styles to choose from.

  • SIZES:
    • 30″, 32″, 36″, 48″, 60″ round tables use 120″ round linens.
    • 4′ and 6′ rectangular tables use 90″ x 132″ linens.
  • COLORS:
    • Black or White $15
    • Solid Colors $ 23 and up.
    • Custom are priced accordingly.

ART WORK: As all art is subjective, we allow it to be removed for $25 / piece. Yes you can bring your own artwork and decorate NOVA. Only professionals with licenses and insurance are allowed up on ladders.

ADDITIONAL SERVICES available through our partners include Full Service Event Planning, Catering, Decorations, Entertainment, Flowers, Furniture, Linens, Lodging, Staging, Tents, Transportation, and virtually anything else you desire. Think of NOVA as your blank canvas to create your unique event.

      • All third-party vendors are expected to be licensed and insured – additional fees may be required.
      • Stages, tables, chairs and table linens are all rented through NOVA 535. Check out our inventory.
      • Tax to be added to all applicable goods and services.
      • Prices and terms subject to change until under written contract.
      • All items load in day of and MUST be removed at end of event.

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