No Limits, No Stress.

At historic venue NOVA 535, we custom create each event, the way YOU want, with no limits and no stress! Use any of our professional caterers, drink from our full liquor bar, and party YOUR unique way. With plenty of space for social distancing, we only host one event at a time, YOURS! Come enjoy our modernized 100-year-old Downtown St. Pete event space, where we do all the work so you can have all the fun!

 

Best Reviewed Event Space in St. Pete / Tampa

Katie and Zeke Wedding - Landrum Photography - NOVA 535 downtown St. Pete Florida wedding venue

Built in 1920, we transformed 535 into NOVA 535, giving St. Petersburg, Florida our own world-class venue. Since opening February 2008, our goal has been simple, to wow and delight our guests!

“Best Place for a Wedding“
“Best Swanky Events Space”
“Best Place to Get Married”
“Brides Choice Awards“
“St. Petersburg Beautification Award”
“Best Holiday Party Venue“
“Top 10 Best Restrooms in the U.S.A“
“Best Blank Canvas“
“America’s 65 Highest-Rated Wedding Venues“

 

4 Gorgeous Spaces For You And Your Guests

DOWNSTAIRS

Historic Downtown St. Pete Florida Wedding venue NOVA 535 Unique Event Space downstairs facing east
Historic Downtown St. Pete Florida Wedding venue NOVA 535 Unique Event Space downstairs between restrooms and bar

220 seated with dance floor
260 seated for dining
300 seated theater/ceremonies
350 standing for cocktails

Original 1920 Brick Walls
Open Rafters Ceiling
Brazilian Hardwood Floors

COURTYARD

Historic Downtown St. Pete, Florida wedding venue NOVA 535 unique event space, beautiful private brick and bamboo courtyard
Historic Downtown St. Pete, Florida wedding venue NOVA 535 unique event space, beautiful private brick and bamboo courtyard facing the bar
Historic Downtown St. Pete, Florida wedding venue NOVA 535 unique event space, beautiful private brick and bamboo courtyard facing west

150 seated for dinner
250 seated ceremonies
300 standing for cocktails
Real Clay Antique Bricks

Beautifully Lit, 30 foot Bamboo
Room for 3 Food Trucks
Private and Secure

UPSTAIRS

Historic Downtown St. Pete, Florida wedding venue NOVA 535 unique event space, upstairs reception space facing north
Historic Downtown St. Pete, Florida wedding venue NOVA 535 unique event space, upstairs reception space facing west
Historic Downtown St. Pete, Florida wedding venue NOVA 535 unique event space, upstairs balcony overlooking the lush bamboo courtyard

80 seated for dinner
125 standing for cocktails
Spectacular Views onto Main Gallery
Bar, Lounge, DJ Booth and Balcony

Upstairs Outdoor Balcony
Beautiful views onto Bamboo Courtyard
Smoking is allowed on Balcony

 

SUITES

Historic Downtown St. Pete, Florida wedding venue NOVA 535 unique event space, upstairs Supernova bridal get-ready suite, entry
Historic Downtown St. Pete, Florida wedding venue NOVA 535 unique event space, upstairs Supernova bridal get-ready suite lounge
Historic Downtown St. Pete, Florida wedding venue NOVA 535 unique event space, upstairs Supernova bridal get-ready suite, makeup station and restroom with shower

Private access from outside
Full-length mirrors, makeup lighting, dress hangers
(1) Get-Ready Suite
2 private restrooms

Lounging Sofa
(2) Supernova Suite
Italian Travertine shower bathroom
Surround Sound and HDTV

TOTAL VENUE CAPACITY

490 seated for dinner inside and out
260 seated dinner downstairs
80 seated dinner upstairs
150 seated dinner outside courtyard

775 standing for cocktails inside and out
300 cocktails outside
475 cocktails inside
350 downstairs
125 upstairs