NOVA Noel 8 – Make The Nice List And Still Have Naughty Fun

As 2015 nears an end, many sit and reflect on the beautiful moments that created this chapter in our lives. It is a time for family, friends, and good ol’ celebrations (well, for some it is a glorious excuse to have another glass of champagne)! This year marked the 8th annual NOVA Noel at elegant venue NOVA 535 in Downtown St. Pete (where you too can hold any type of stunning event as well). It was a night of laughter, joyous conversations, delicious food, Santa, and even a few titillating performances toward the wee hours of the morning.

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NOVA 535 Speakeasy is the Bee’s Knees


Upon approaching NOVA 535 Unique Event Space, a man in black tells me to go around back. I follow his directions and wrap around the building, making my way down an alley that I’m not quite sure leads to my destination. Finally, I reach an open door where another man in black greets me. I walk inside and am met by Keep Saint Petersburg Local‘s Olga Bof, who gives me a wristband and a “Welcome drink” ticket. My VIP Localicious Week NOVA 535 Speakeasy experience begins.

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Localicious Speakeasy

Localicious Week’s St. Petersburg Distillery Speakeasy
here in beautiful Downtown St. Pete, Florida
at historic venue NOVA 535 Unique Event Space,
TUESDAY OCTOBER 20, 2015  6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

TICKETS: (AVAILABLE at the DOOR on Tuesday after 6pm)
Localicious Speakeasy at NOVA 535

During the 2nd Annual LOCALICIOUS Eat LOCAL Drink LOCAL Week we’re celebrating our city having its own distillery with this spectacular speakeasy event at NOVA 535! Step back in time, *dress in period attire* and enjoy the following:

• Several of St. Pete’s best bartenders from:
Station House, The Cask & Ale, The Mandarin Hide and The Mill who will be creating old-fashioned & special cocktails with the St. Petersburg Distillery’s amazing locally-crafted spirits
• Bites from Station House, The Mill, Urban Brew & BBQ, Urban Comfort and Urban Provisions
• Live jazz by the Nate Najar Quartet featuring Nate Najar on guitar, John Lamb on bass and singer, Bryan Hughes
• Get the Picture’s retrofitted photo booth in a beautifully restored, antique Plymouth
• Gaming tables, cigarette girls and other surprises!

TICKET PRICES:  (AVAILABLE at the DOOR on Tuesday after 6pm)
~ General Admission – $30
~ VIP Entry – includes private speakeasy entrance (password provided prior to event), Welcome Cocktail, exclusive use of the upstairs VIP lounge/outdoor balcony + more bites – $50

Localicious Week, now in it’s 2nd year, is Keep St. Petersburg Local’s weeklong celebration of everything locally delicious, aka Localicious! We’re highlighting the newly opened, incredibly delicious spirits from St. Petersburg Distillery! Bravo!!

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