NOVA 535 Pricing Guide

NOVA 535 is a beautiful blank canvas and is St. Pete / Tampa’s best rated venue.


High-End Lighting, Sound, 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 out our inventory) saving you thousands of rental dollars; eliminating lots of 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!


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.


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.


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


Use our convenient FREE PARKING or upgrade to VALET.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday $295hour
Sunday $495/hour
Thursday and Fridays $795/hour
Saturday and Holidays $995/hour


Film Shoot:  Up to 8 hours Monday – Thursday, start as early as 7 am, strike by 5 pm. for $1,595. $295/hour extra.

Summer Discount: June – August take 25% off (Friday or Saturday only) venue rental fee.

Last Minute Event? Within 90 Days of Event take 25% off or within 30 days take 50% off (Friday or Saturday only) venue rental fee.

**Maximum one discount per event. Venue Rental Fee Discounts only valid Friday and Saturday. Add sales tax where required.

The bar at NOVA 535 is always open as a cash bar until you purchase a package. Tip jars are out until 20% gratuity is prepaid. No outside beverages allowed as ALL beverages MUST be supplied by NOVA, and are served at the bar, one drink per guest, with valid photo ID.

Each Package includes the package above it. PACKAGES priced per guest per hour. EXAMPLE: Call Package includes Beer and Wine + Juice and Sodas + Coffee and Tea Packages.

Included with all packages:
Other – filtered ice and water, lemonade, sweet and unsweetened tea
Fruit – cherries, lemons, limes, olives
Setup – glassware, cocktail napkins, olive-picks, straws

COFFEE, TEA (hot, iced, sweet or unsweetened) and LEMONADE
$ 4 / glass at the bar
$ 4.95 / guest / hour PACKAGE

JUICES and SODAS (Real Juices and Coca-Cola Products)
Juices – cranberry, grapefruit, orange, pineapple, sour mix, tomato
Sodas – coke, diet coke, ginger ale, sprite, soda, tonic
$ 5 / glass at the bar
$ 5.95 / guest / hour PACKAGE

SANGRIA (Seasonal, when available, not included in packages)
$ 10 / glass at the bar
$ 39 /pitcher at the bar

Bud Lite and Yuengling Bottled Beers
1 Red and 1 White House Wines
Seagram’s 7 Whiskey and Smirnoff Vodka
$  8.95 / guest / hour HOUSE PACKAGE

Beer Selection: Bud Light, Yuengling, 3 Daughters Beach Blonde, Cigar City Jai Alai IPA, 3 Daughters Rod Bender
$ 6 to $ 8 at the bar
$150 / case PACKAGE
Wine Selection:  (Owner Selected, ask for a taste) 3 Reds and 3 Whites: Dry to Sweet.
$ 10 / glass, $48 bottle, at the bar
$ 15 / glass, $68 bottle, at the bar
$ 10.95 / guest / hour BEER and WINE PACKAGE

$ 195 bottle *
Bacardi Rum, Bombay Gin, Cap’t Morgan Spiced Rum, Jim Beam Bourbon, (J.Walker Red is no longer included), Jose Quervo 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
$ 11 single, $ 15 double, at the bar
$ 11.95 / guest/ hour CALL PACKAGE

NOVA 535 Call Liquors

$ 245 bottle *
St. Pete Banyan Reserve Vodka, Bailey’s Irish Cream, Chambord Black Raspberry Liqueur, Ciroc Vodka, Crown Royal Whiskey, Disaronno Amaretto Liqueur, Frangelico Hazelnut Liqueur Grey Goose Vodka, Jack Daniel’s Whiskey, Jameson Irish Whiskey, Kahlua, Patron Tequila, Old St. Pete Gin, Old St. Pete Whiskey, Tito’s Vodka
$ 13 single, $19 double, at the bar
$ 13.95 / guest / hour PREMIUM PACKAGE

NOVA 535 Premium Liquors

$ 10 / glass at the bar
$ 48 bottle at the bar
$ 18.95 / guest (SUPERNOVA PACKAGE)
$ 11.95 / guest TOAST  (4 oz poured at the bar then served to guests)

$ 150 and up / bottle at the bar
$ 24.95 & up / guest (SUPERNOVA PACKAGE)
$ 16.95 & up / guest TOAST  (4 oz poured at the bar then served to guests)

$ 345 bottle *
Don Julio Tequila, Glenlivet 12 Scotch, Hennessy VS, Maker’s Mark Whiskey, Woodford Bourbon (J.Black no longer included)
Includes premium package plus sparkling wines ($ 16.95/guest/hour) or Champagne ($ 22.95/guest/hour), choose sweet or dry, poured by the glass, at the bar.
$ 15 single, $22 double, at the bar
$ 18.95 (with sparkling wine) / guest / hour PACKAGE
$ 24.95 & up (with Champagne) / guest / hour PACKAGE

NOVA 535 Supernova Liquors

We are delighted to create signature cocktails (single pour – for doubles add $2 / guest) for your prepaid bar PACKAGE. You can choose any items within your prepaid package and we’ll serve them to your guests, as they are ordered, at the bar. If you want any items that are not already included here, we will bill you accordingly. To include any items that are found on a higher package, that higher package must be ordered, no substitutions allowed. Printed bar menus available for purchase. More on Signature Cocktails.

* Add 20% Gratuity

No outside beverages allowed as ALL beverages MUST be supplied by NOVA.

Must be 21 years of age to consume alcohol, please drink responsibly. A 20% fee is added to any walk-out tabs. All beverages served at the bar, and each person must be present at bar with valid ID when ordering alcoholic beverages. All prices, services and offerings subject to change until under contract. We are happy to source any beverages legally distributed in Florida. Bottle-Package pricing only available to booked clients when paid in full at least 14 days in advance of event. Bar prices INCLUDE sales tax, Packages are Price PLUS sales tax.

It’s OK to use your caterer!

  • All food vendors must be properly licensed and insured and are subject to NOVA Expectations Contract.
  • $ 395 Catering fee (fee included when you use NOVA Preferred Caterers), fee is paid by client.
  • Caterer provides plates, silverware, napkins, and servers OR rent from NOVA.

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

Except for bar staff and manager, you can use any licensed and insured vendor, or NOVA’s:

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. $ 50/hour additional.
1 per every 75 guests and each open bar.

Doorman/Security $195 for up to 6 hours. $ 50/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 $995 for up to 6 hours, including rehearsal. $ 200/hour additional
DJ to meet with you prior to your event plus attend NOVA wedding rehearsal. 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 Manager $995 for up to 6 hours. $ 250/hour additional.
Venue Manager will have the appropriate experience to manage and execute your event. For example, the venue manager for a wedding would be an experienced wedding planner, and will be at your event from initial setup until last guest has left the building. Includes a planning session, held around 2 months prior to your event, which includes a detailed event timeline and floor-plan. NOVA venue manager required for all events.

$ 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.


VALET is $195 / 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+

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.
    • Black or White $14
    • Solid Colors $ 21 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.