French-Inspired Marie Antoinette Luxurious St. Pete Wedding

From owner, Michael S. Novilla:

Wow! After 1,000+ 5-star events produced here at NOVA 535, I’ve seen my historic venue dressed up in ALL kinds of incredibly beautiful ‘outfits’; from classic to country, wild and crazy to futuristic, and more. But Staci, Carrie and their incredibly talented team of ladies and gents involved in this gorgeous, styled shoot really blew me away! Tres Bien!!

Marie Antoinette French Styled Bridal Portrait with Tropical Fan Style Wedding Bouquet and Creative Statue Decor and Reception Lounge in High Neck Lace Ballgown Wedding Dress | Luxurious St Pete Wedding | Unique Downtown Venue NOVA 535

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Shimmering Gold and Blush Multicultural St. Pete Wedding Reception

From owner, Michael S. Novilla: Tracy and Andy are such a beautiful, classy couple, who know how to tie classic and modern elements together, creating this stunning, gorgeous wedding reception here at NOVA 535. We were honored and delighted to host them here, what Anna has aptly described as a “Shimmering Gold and Blush Multicultural St. Pete Wedding Reception.” Best to the lovely newly weds Andy and Tracy, congrats from Team NOVA!!

Gold and Pink Multicultural St Pete Wedding Reception with White Draping, Hanging Traditional Chinese Wedding Dress and Characters, Round Tables with Satin Linens, Gold Fabric Covered Chairs, Extra Tall Pink FLoral and Greenery Centerpieces in Glass Vases with Hanging Jewels | Downtown St Pete Unique Wedding Reception Venue NOVA 535

Shimmering Gold and Blush Multicultural St. Pete Wedding Reception

Tracy and Andy’s multicultural St. Pete wedding at unique event venue NOVA 535 shimmered in gold and blush, dramatic draping, while traditional Chinese elements honor the bride’s cultural heritage.

After an outdoor ceremony at nearby Sunken Gardens, filled with white and pink florals, guests arrived at the historic downtown St. Pete wedding reception venue. They found a dazzling feast for the eyes with tables of pink satin linens, extra tall centerpieces with extravagant white flowers and glittering jewels, and twinkling votive candles in gold holders.

Dramatic white draping stood out beautifully from the NOVA 535’s exposed brick walls, while the large dance floor invited guests to celebrate the evening.

Though the showstopper of the night was the stunning traditional Chinese wedding dress in the spotlight above the couple’s sweetheart table, highlighted by dramatic lighting  provided by the venue, truly blending this bride and groom’s multicultural St. Pete wedding.

Outdoor Garden Wedding Bridal Party Portrait, Bridesmaids in One Shoulder Blush Pink Dresses, Bride in Strapless Lace Column Wedding Dress, with White and Blush Pink Rose Bouquets | St Pete Wedding Ceremony Venue The Sunken Gardens

Outdoor Garden Wedding Ceremony Bridal Portrait wearing Jeweled Stiletto Shoes with Custom I DO in Blue Rhinestones on Soles

Outdoor Garden Wedding Ceremony Portrait, with White Folding Chairs with Pink and White Flowers, Pearl Beads, and Gold Ribbon, Bridesmaids in Off the Shoulder Blush PInk Dresses, Groomsmen in Gray Suits | St Pete Wedding Ceremony Venue The Sunken Gardens

Outdoor Garden Wedding Portrait, Groom in Gray Tuxedo with White Bowtie and White Floral with Greenery Boutonniere

Multicultural St. Pete Wedding Reception Sweetheart Table with Hanging Traditional Chinese Wedding Dress and Characters, White Draping, Oversized Votive Candles in Glass Holders and Mr and Mrs Signs | Downtown St Pete Wedding Reception Venue NOVA 535

Gold and Pink Wedding Reception with Round Tables with Satin Linens, Gold Fabric Covered Chairs, Extra Tall Pink FLoral and Greenery Centerpieces in Glass Vases with Hanging Jewels | Downtown St Pete Unique Wedding Reception Venue NOVA 535

Gold and Pink Multicultural St. Pete Wedding Reception with White Draping, Hanging Traditional Chinese Wedding Dress and Characters, Round Tables with Satin Linens, Gold Fabric Covered Chairs, Extra Tall Pink FLoral and Greenery Centerpieces in Glass Vases with Hanging Jewels | Downtown St Pete Unique Wedding Reception Venue NOVA 535

Blush Pink and Gold Multicultural St Pete Wedding Reception with Three Tier Square Wedding Cake with Sugar Flowers, Gold Glitter Chinese Character Cake Topper, on Gold Cake Stand with Votive Candles on Textured Linen | Unique Downtown St Pete Venue NOVA 535

Creative Industrial Indoor Bride and Groom Portrait, Bride in Lace Column Strapless Dress, Groom in Gray Tuxedo, with Neon Green Light Art

Ceremony Venue: Sunken Gardens
Reception Venue: NOVA 535
Photographer: Jonathan Fanning Photography
Planner: Sandy Rule Events
Florist: Conceptbait
Caterer: Ruth’s Chris Steak House
Cake: Publix
DJ: Grant Hemond & Associates
Officiant: Sensation Ceremonies
Invitations: Invitation Consultants
Transportation: Network Limousine
Dress: Allure Bridal
Menswear: Men’s Wearhouse
Hair and Makeup: Destiny & Light Hair and Makeup Group

Anna Coats is the editor of  Marry Me Tampa Bay which showcases local weddings in the Tampa Bay area. 

If you are looking for a unique, modernized historic venue here in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida to host a wedding, reception, mitzvah or corporate event, then look no further. After 1,000 successful events, perfected The NOVA Way, trust NOVA 535 with your memories today. GET STARTED online, call / text 9498736682 or email Sales@NOVA535.com. We LOVE delighting our clients and guests!

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Romantic, Gold Candlelit St. Pete Wedding Reception

From owner, Michael S. Novilla: Brooke and Mason, such a warm, lovely couple! Their romantic, elegant, simply yet classically decorated St. Pete wedding reception was so beautiful. Who doesn’t love and appreciate the warm glow of young, pure love? Of flickering candle lights? What is more romantic than that? Bravo!! Best to newly weds Mason and Brooke!!

Wedding Reception First Dance Portrait with Exposed Brick Wall and Hanging Edison Bulb Lights | Unique Downtown St Pete Wedding Venue NOVA 535

Romantic, Gold Candlelit St. Pete Wedding Reception

Tampa natives Brooke and Mason knew that they wanted their wedding to be classic and elegant, but still ‘very fun and us,'” the bride shared. Looking for a St. Pete wedding reception venue that was spacious for their guests to mingle but would also be unique, they chose downtown event space NOVA 535.

“We loved NOVA 535 as soon as we saw it! It has so much space and they allowed us to personalize the space to make it feel like ‘us,'” !” Brooke gushed. “The service was incredible, it was the best choice we could have made!”

For their colors, the couple selected flowers in shades of purple, pink, and peach. At first Brooke had a hard time selecting a color for her bridesmaids and ended up choosing white, a classic color that complemented the groomsmen’s black tuxedos.

After a light and airy church ceremony, the guests arrived at St. Pete wedding reception venue NOVA 535 for a softly lit evening with fresh greenery and gold details, The romantic exposed brick walls of the venue were beautifully complemented by white draping, while suspended Edison bulbs twinkled from the ceiling.

One of Brooke’s favorite moments was dancing with Mason for their first dance, which was to a song that the groom’s sister had written and recorded to surprise the couple!

The night finished on a high note with a sparkler exit in NOVA 535’s outdoor bamboo courtyard.Outdoor Bridal Party Portrait, Bridesmaids in Halter White Floorlength Dessy Dresses, with Peach, Purple, White and Pink Flower with Greenery BouquetsIndoor Church Ceremony Exit Portrait with Floral Arch with Peach Roses, White and Purple and Pink Flowers with Greenery, and Palm Trees | Lutz FL Wedding Ceremony Venue Idlewild Baptist Church

Outdoor Bride and Groom Portrait, with Pink, Peach, Purple, White Floral and Greenery Bouquet, Groom in Black Tux with Red Flower Boutonniere

Historic Downtown St Pete Unique Wedding Venue NOVA 535

Candlelit St. Pete Wedding Reception with Champagne and White Linens, Pillar Candles in Glass Holders with Greenery Centerpiece and Gold Printed Paper Table Number Card, Hanging Edison Bulb String Lights | Downtown St Pete Unique Wedding Venue NOVA 535St. Pete Wedding Reception Sweetheart Table with Greenery Garland, and Peach Rose, Pink, White, Magenta, and Purple Flowers with Greenery Low Centerpiece in Glass Vase with Gold ChargersSt. Pete Wedding Reception First Dance Portrait with Exposed Brick Wall and Hanging Edison Bulb Lights | Unique Downtown St Pete Wedding Venue NOVA 535  St. Pete Wedding Reception

Outdoor Garden Sparkler Wedding Exit Portrait in Bamboo Courtyard with String Lights, Bride in Strapless Ballgown Layered Hayley Paige Dress | Downtown St Pete Wedding Venue NOVA 535 - St. Pete Wedding Reception

Ceremony Venue: Idlewild Baptist Church
Reception Venue: NOVA 535
Photographer: Sunglow Photography
Videographer: Jack Tinker and Ethan Upton
Day of Coordinator: Ruby from NOVA 535
Florist: 2Birds Events
Caterer: Affordable Catering
Cake: Home Sweet Home Cakes
DJ: DJ Jay, NOVA 535
Invitations: Minted and Shine Wedding Invitations
Dress Shop and Designer: The White Magnolia, Hayley Paige
Bridesmaid Dress Shop and Designer: Bella Bridesmaids, Dessy
Hair: Brittany Austin
Make-up: Silva Gamez
Photobooth: Boone’s Professional Events

Anna Coats is the editor of  Marry Me Tampa Bay which showcases local weddings in the Tampa Bay area. 

If you are looking for a unique, modernized historic venue here in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida to host a wedding, reception, mitzvah or corporate event, then look no further. After 1,000 successful events, perfected The NOVA Way, trust NOVA 535 with your memories today. GET STARTED online, call / text 9498736682 or email Sales@NOVA535.com. We LOVE delighting our clients and guests!

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Navy Blue and Pink Boho Floral Inspired St. Pete Wedding

From owner: Michael S. Novilla:

Joseph Christopher Rovnak, “Chris” and lovely wife Nicole were wonderful clients, who created a gorgeous outdoor blush pink wedding ceremony at our historic DTSP venue NOVA 535, here in Downtown St. Pete! They married in our bamboo garden, which was highlighted with pink boho chic decor and then the guets when inside for a dramatic indoor ballroom reception. How cool was it to have such a beautiful wedding AND offer hot, delicious pizza to their guests! Yummy! Bravo to Nicole and Chris!Bamboo Outdoor Courtyard Garden Wedding Ceremony Portrait, Groomsmen in Gray Suits with Floral Tie, Bridesmaids in Mismatched Blush and Rose Gold Dresses, with Rustic Bohemian Floral White Floral and Greenery Arch | Downtown St Pete Wedding Venue NOVA 535

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Gold and Black New Year’s Eve Downtown St. Pete Wedding

New Year’s Eve Downtown St. Pete Wedding

From owner Michael S. Novilla:

How much fun can a wedding be? Tons! Especially when you have such a delightful couple like Theresa and Josh, who are seriously in love, and getting married on the one day of the year that demands you throw a party! So what did we get here? Well a New Year’s Eve St. Pete Wedding at historic venue NOVA 535, that’s what!! Pop the champagne, hugs and kisses all around and, well of course congrats to our newlyweds Josh and Theresa!

Outdoor Nighttime Wedding Portrait of Bride and Groom at Downtown St. Pete Wedding Venue NOVA 535

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Lindsey and Tyson’s Pink, Purple, and Grey Downtown St. Pete Wedding

From the owner Michael S. Novilla:

Lindsey and Tyson exemplify that cute couple that everyone enjoys spending time with. Always warm, smiling and enjoying each other. Meeting here in downtown St. Petersburg to tour NOVA 535, that level of enjoyment got even a bit better for us all, knowing we are fellow Gator fans. They were a joy to work with, though Team NOVA handled much of the heavy lifting. Ruby and Team NOVA practiced The NOVA way – focusing on Tyson and Lindsey and their guests – making sure that their all’s experience from start to finish was delightful!! I’m so proud that everything was 5 Star!! Congratulations to Tyson and Linsey and of course Go Gators!

St. Petersburg Sparkler Sendoff For Bride and Groom | Nova 535

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