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NOVA 535 Unique Event Space
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At 1920 built, historic venue NOVA 535, we custom create each event, just the way YOU want.
With no limits and no stress!
Come enjoy our modernized Downtown St. Pete event space, where we do all the work so you can have all the fun!
To make sure your event is as stress free and 5-star as possible, we work with the best vendors in Tampa Bay. We have preferred caterers that cover every budget and food style, and you can contract with them directly or have NOVA handle catering for you. All beverages come through NOVA's full liquor bar, with packages, cash/credit, and consumption bars available. We also supply your linens, rentals, table and chairs, and work with the region's best vendors for everything else, making your NOVA experience an easy one-stop shopping experience.
Let's get started planning your 5-Star wedding at https://mynovaevent.com
FACILITIES and CAPACITY
4 Spaces, All For You.
 MAIN GALLERY EVENT SPACE:
Original 1920 Clay Brick Walls. Brazilian Hardwood Floors. 16-foot Ceilings, exposed original Rafters
- 200 seated with dance floor
- 260 seated dinner
- 300 seated theater style
- 350 cocktails
 OUTDOOR BRICK and BAMBOO COURTYARD:
Romantic hung string lights, Tropical 30-foot tall Bamboo with Room for 3 Food Trucks.
- 150 seated dinner
- 250 seated ceremonies
- 300 cocktails
 UPSTAIRS: LOUNGE, DJ BOOTH and BALCONY:
Bar and Lounge Area. Luxurious Restroom Suite.
- UPSTAIRS LOUNGE:
60 seated dinner
- OUTDOOR BALCONY:
- Beautiful views of Bamboo Courtyard. Large Party Space. Smoking and Cocktails Area. Enjoy the open sky and stars, or stay covered.
- DJ BOOTH:
- Floating over Main Gallery. Plug and Play. DJ brings mixer and music, NOVA 535 has the rest.
 TWO GET READY SUITES:
- GET READY SUITE:
- 2 private restrooms,, sinks, couch, dress hangers "Top 10 Best Restrooms in USA”
- SUPERNOVA SUITE
- Italian Travertine shower bathroom, makeup bar with professional lighting and large mirrors, separate Sound System.
NOVA 535 offers everything imginable to make your wedding experience stress free and enjoyable. We can be as helpful or as DIY as you'd like!
- Clean up
- Digital planning system
- Event planning
- Event rentals
- Get ready rooms
- In-house bar
- Liability insurance
- Outside insured vendors
- Pet friendly
- Set up
- Wheelchair access
- Wifi (fast!)
CUISINE and CATERING:
To make sure your event is as stress free and 5-star as possible, we have already selected the best vendors in the Bay area! We have caterers that cover every budget and food style and are happy to accommodate all special dietary needs. You are welcome to select and contract with them directly or to have NOVA handle that process for you!
ALL beverages will be supplied by NOVA though our full liquor bar!
Originally a built in 1920 as a Five and Dime store, NOVA 535 was meticulously renovated to create an eco-friendly, high-end yet welcoming special event venue with 5-star service. Its style blends classic and cutting edge design details to create St. Pete’s most unique, award winning event venue. Yes We Can!!
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We love Nova 535! What a unique venue in Historic Downtown St Pete! The courtyard is perfect for a ceremony. The exposed brick and wood floors of the interior are the perfect blend of elegance and industrial-chic. The bar, loft, and even the restrooms are all top-notch.
NOVA 535 is a beautiful venue both inside and out...Inside is a gorgeous, spacious, multi-level blank canvas perfect for any style event. With balconies overlooking the lush bamboo patio, it's a photographer's dream. The excellence of this venue is matched with an awesome staff that takes care of your every need. This is a perfect location for ceremonies, receptions, parties, or any event other special event! Highly Recommend!
Nova 535 is a great venue. Has a upscale warehouse decor, brick, wooden floors and a tropical courtyard for an intimate feel. The staff is great. Check it out.
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Available for rental 7am-3am 365 days/year.