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Novaween 14 “Quarantine” Costume Party

Novaween 14 “Quarantine” Halloween 2020 Costume Party

On a beautiful, Full “Blue” Moon Saturday, Halloween Night, October 31, 2020 we celebrated Novaween 14 “Quarantine.” Our was a Private, by Invitation Only Halloween Costume Party. Held, of course, at 1920 built, downtown St. Pete venue NOVA 535.

2020 10-31 Novaween 14 "Quarantine" at historic downtown St. Pete, Florida venue NOVA 535 with DJ Serafin

Thanks to our charming photographer, the legendary Barry Lively, via BLivelyImages©, captured our fabulous still images. Our (upcoming) videos by Fitzaey and Underground Cirque will certainly also delight.

2020 10-31 Novaween 14 "Quarantine" at historic downtown St. Pete, Florida venue NOVA 535 with Social Distancing 6 feet rule

Our sales manager April Sherwin wore what many thought to be the best, and most topical costume, the 6′ referees. Excellent costuming April!

2020 10-31 Novaween 14 "Quarantine" at historic downtown St. Pete, Florida venue NOVA 535 with group of guests social distancing costume

Entertainment tonight was provided by:

My pal, and AV Guru, Chuck Taylor, (who I call Gandalf) of Production Source. They provided amazing lighting, sound, event design and production, check them out at facebook.com/ProductionSourceInc.

2020 10-31 Novaween 14 "Quarantine" at historic downtown St. Pete, Florida venue NOVA 535 with aerialist entertainer Taylor Roberts


We built our entertainment around the lovely, talented ladies, and gents, of Underground Cirque. Founders Taylor Roberts (pictured above) and Gaby Rosa (pictured below) and are stars, both wonderful humans and incredible entertainers.

2020 10-31 Novaween 14 "Quarantine" at historic downtown St. Pete, Florida venue NOVA 535 with entertainer Gaby Rosa

Their spectacular crew includes Molly Diveris (Fire Faerialist), Michael Knapp ( Michael Dominic ), Edison Abadia, Courtney Spinz, and their photo/videographer
John Tereshinski.

2020 10-31 Novaween 14 "Quarantine" at historic downtown St. Pete, Florida venue NOVA 535 with Underground Cirque

DJ Serafin, came to us via our old friend, Doug Hensel, aka DJ Fresh. Doug has celebrated here at NOVA 535 many, many times, on both sides of the DJ mixer, and who of course was mentioned in my book, It’s 5 am Go Home. Why? Grab a copy and find out! As to DJ Serafin, holy wow did he impress us! Bravo to the DJ!! Appreciate you DJ Serafin, and your ‘wind-the-clocks-back’ extra set! Magnificent!

2020 10-31 Novaween 14 "Quarantine" at historic downtown St. Pete, Florida venue NOVA 535 with DJ Serafin

Tarot Card reading out in our courtyard, by the always delightful Ani Crane, Psychic Queen of Fun. As usual, her table was busy all night with the curious and the more serious future ‘peekers’. Thank Ani!

2020 10-31 Novaween 14 "Quarantine" at historic downtown St. Pete, Florida venue NOVA 535 with Tarot card reader Ani Crane

Phoebe Vecchioni, of Phoebe Samba Dance Company, along with her hubby / business partner Marty, bought her incredibly talented and beautiful ladies to help us dance the night away, wow!

2020 10-31 Novaween 14 "Quarantine" at historic downtown St. Pete, Florida venue NOVA 535 with DJ Serafin and Phoebe and her Samba Dance Ladies

COVID-19 inspired balloons, by the balloon master himself, Mark Byrne. Mark never disappoints, having performed often at NOVA 535, including during the Big Bang Show.

2020 10-31 Novaween 14 "Quarantine" at historic downtown St. Pete, Florida venue NOVA 535 with COVID virus inspired balloons by Mark "The Balloon Guy" Byrne

Gogo Dancer Elaine “Lanie” Hoxie shared her delightful energy and dance moves with us all night, thanks Lanie!

2020 10-31 Novaween 14 "Quarantine" at historic downtown St. Pete, Florida venue NOVA 535 with GoGo dancer Elaine "Lanie" Hoxie

Thanks to TEAM NOVA leaders General Manager Ruby Thomas Dolce in charge, Bar Manager April Johnson working her magic, our Tech Manager, who is our Mr. 5-Stars and my younger brother, Chris Novilla, (pictured below in his clever “Chicken Cord on Blue” costume) our Operations Crew with Sir James Greenwalt, plus special thanks to Brian, Tasha, Luke, Khomeni, Whitney, Tameka and Security Mavericks.

2020 10-31 Novaween 14 "Quarantine" at historic downtown St. Pete, Florida venue NOVA 535 with Chris Novilla

Ous favorite Magic Man, Magician Cory Van Valin, continues to evolve his skills and surprises. He’s following in the footsteps of the Great Houdini, adding escape art to his always growing bag of tricks. Welcome back Magic Man!

2020 10-31 Novaween 14 "Quarantine" at historic downtown St. Pete, Florida venue NOVA 535 with Magic Man Cory Van Valin

Our guests included many fellow Entrepreneurs and previous Novaween attendees, I’ll leave everyone unmentioned in print, this was a private affair after all. Much love and appreciation to you all, THANK YOU!

2020 10-31 Novaween 14 "Quarantine" at historic downtown St. Pete, Florida venue NOVA 535 with guests for halloween 2020 costume party
2020 10-31 Novaween 14 "Quarantine" at historic downtown St. Pete, Florida venue NOVA 535 with guests for halloween 2020 costume party

Check out all the Novaween videos, including 3 new ones for Halloween 2020’s Novaween 14 “Quarantine” Costume Party here at historic downtown St. Pete venue, NOVA 535. Enjoy!

Check out all the other Novaween 14 “Quarantine” photos in the gallery below…there are three Novaween 14 blogs with unique photos, the next two are listed below. Enjoy!

2020 10-31 Novaween 14 "Quarantine" at historic downtown St. Pete, Florida venue NOVA 535 with fire and magic

Check out more photos and stories at Novaween 14 Music and Dancing.

2020 10-31 Novaween 14 "Quarantine" at historic downtown St. Pete, Florida venue NOVA 535 with fire and magic

Check out more photos and stories at Novaween 14 Fire and Magic.

PS If you enjoyed yourself, please leave a nice online review. If ANYTHING was amiss, please message me (Michael Scott Novilla, owner of NOVA 535 directly.) Thanks!
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