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Wedding Ceremony and Reception at Historic downtown St. Pete Florida venue NOVA 535No Limits, No Stress.

At NOVA 535, we custom create each wedding ceremony, celebration, trade show, holiday party and film shoot, just the way YOU want, with No Limits and No Stress! Eat, Drink and Party your way at our Modernized, Historic Downtown St. Pete Wedding Venue and Unique Event Space, where we do all the work so you can have all the fun!

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About Us

Best Reviewed Event Space in St Pete Tampa.

 

NOVA 535 was built specifically for you, to have a fun, unique and private place to enjoy weddings, corporate events and parties. Not a stuffy ballroom with tacky carpets and too many rules; a gorgeous, “Yes We Can!” venue, where you can let loose and enjoy the precious moments with your delighted guests!

2015 07-12 Turquoise and Tangerine Wedding at NOVA 535

Originally built in 1920, we transformed 535 into NOVA 535, giving St. Petersburg, Florida our own world-class venue. Since February 9, 2008, we’ve been honored with tons of awards, “Best Place to Get Married“, “Best Blank Canvas“, “Brides Choice Awards“, ” St. Petersburg Beautification Award”, “Best Holiday Party Venue“, “Top 10 Best Restrooms in U.S.A“,”Best Swanky Events Space” and so many more!

Dramatic Minimalist Indoor Wedding Ceremony First Kiss Portrait with Hanging Edison Bulb String Light Backdrop on Exposed Brick, Bride in Long Sleeve Davids Bridal Dress with Green Fern Bouquet, Groom in Navy Blue Vest and Bow Tie | Unique Downtown St Pete Wedding Venue NOVA 535

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Weddings at NOVA 535

weddings at historic venue NOVA 535 in beautiful downtown St. Pete

  • LGBT+ and Eco-Friendly.
  • Wedding Ceremonies and Receptions.
  • Your Ideas, Our 5-Star Results.
  • Sparkling Clean, Best Restrooms in the USA.

NOVA 535 welcomes everyone
“My concern is that you and your guests feel welcome, loved and that everyone truly enjoys themselves! Since day one, we’ve married regardless of race, orientation or theme; from conservative to beyond your wildest imagination. 2,000 successful events later, we’re honored to host your unique weddings and events, produced with our 5 Star results. That’s ‘The NOVA Way!'”  [Michael Scott Novilla, Founder.]

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Your Special NOVA Event

CELEBRATIONS

  • Quinceañeras and Sweet 16
  • Birthdays and Anniversaries

COCKTAIL PARTIES

  • Corporate Mixers
  • Fashion Shows

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT

  • Aerial and Burlesque
  • Stand-up Comedy

TRADE SHOWS

  • Vendor Markets
  • Product Showcases

LUNCH – DINNER PARTIES

  • Rehearsal Dinners
  • School Luncheons

FUNDRAISERS

  • Global Concerns
  • Supporting Local Entrepreneurs

2018 11-19 NOVAWEEN 12 Official Photos by Ann Coffman - Costume Contest

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Upcoming Public Events

PARKING and DIRECTIONS
to our Public Events

Entrepreneur Social Club [tm]

The Entrepreneur Social Club [tm] meets every Thursday Night (at 6 pm) since 2009, most always at Downtown St. Pete historic venue NOVA 535. Start-ups to industry gurus enjoy a fun and productive evening, then about 8:30 pm we head deeper into downtown St. Pete for dinner and more drinks. Join us!

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2019 05-31 Whiskey Business at Downtown St. Pete NOVA 535 - Web Flyer

Whiskey Business 2019

Creative Loafing is gathering the best whiskey, scotch, and bourbon offerings we can find and putting them in one place for you to sample to your heart’s content. Plus, entertainment, complimentary bites from Tampa Bay area restaurants, and more. WHISKEY BUSINESS on FRIDAY, MAY 31, from 7 pm to 10 pm at historic Downtown St. Pete Venue NOVA 535,

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NOVA First Sunday

Every First Sunday (except July) at Historic Downtown St. Pete Venue NOVA 535, 11 am to 3 pm, Delectables Fine Catering presents NOVA First Sunday Tasting Party!

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Nova First Tuesday and Open House with Bay Kings Band at Downtown St. Pete venue NOVA 535

NOVA First Tuesday Open House

Join us every First Tuesday (except July) at historic Downtown St. Pete wedding venue NOVA 535 for NOVA Open House, 7 pm to 10 pm, cash bar, free parking plus incredible live music while you explore our world-class event space.

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Entrepreneur Social Club [tm]

The Entrepreneur Social Club [tm] meets every Thursday Night (at 6 pm) since 2009, most always at Downtown St. Pete historic venue NOVA 535. Start-ups to industry gurus enjoy a fun and productive evening, then about 8:30 pm we head deeper into downtown St. Pete for dinner and more drinks. Join us!

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The details are where we shine

4 SPACES ALL 4 YOU

[1] MAIN GALLERY

  • 270 seated dinner
  • 300 seated theater style
  • 400 cocktails
  • Original Brick Walls and open rafters
  • Brazilian Hardwood Floors
  • Use any Professional Caterer

[2] COURTYARD

  • 300 seated ceremonies
  • 150 seated dinner, 300 for cocktails
  • Real Clay Antique Bricks
  • Beautifully Lit, 30 foot Bamboo
  • Room for 3 Food Trucks
  • Private and Secure

[3] UPSTAIRS

  •   80 seated for dinner
  • 100 cocktails
  • Spectacular Views onto Main Gallery
  • Bar, Lounge, DJ Booth and Balcony
  • Upstairs Outdoor Balcony
    • Beautiful views onto Bamboo Courtyard
    • Smoking is allowed

[4] SUITES

  • Private access from outside
  • Full-length mirrors, make-up 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:

  • 500 seated for dinner inside and out
    • 270 seated dinner downstairs
    •   80 seated dinner upstairs
    • 150 seated dinner outside courtyard
  • 800 for cocktails inside and out
    • 300 cocktails outside
    • 500 cocktails inside
      • 400 downstairs
      • 100 upstairs
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