The Portico is Tampa’s Downtown Gathering Place

The Portico is a gathering space where people come together for conversation, connection and community change.

A Cafe

where every cup of  coffee purchased benefits the most vulnerable of our city


the community

A Hub

for artists that fosters creativity and expression

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Handbell Concert – May 7

Join the combined children and adult handbell choirs of Hyde Park United Methodist as we celebrate with a concert of music for handbells: 4 p.m. May 7 in the Community Hall. All ages are welcome to enjoy this concert. You will hear beautiful music, learn about a bit...

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Yoga Tuesdays at The Portico

Join us for a gentle yoga class in our beautiful brand new Community Hall, 6 p.m. every Tuesday beginning March 21. Open to the community and suitable for all ages and fitness levels, the class is taught by local certified teachers. No prior experience in yoga or...

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The Master Chorale of Tampa Bay – “Big Sing”

Big Sing Where the audience is the choir! 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 28 The Portico - 1001 N. Florida Ave., Tampa Bring your friends, our Big Sing is free and open to everyone! Proud part of Downtown Tampa's Fourth Friday Events Musical selections will range from...

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The Portico Cafe is a missional coffee shop that delivers excellent quality coffee, intentional customer service, and impacts the local and global community in profound ways.


The Portico fosters creativity and expression, with art installations and activities that spark conversation, connection and community change.


Sunday Worship Service
Come as you are to experience a casual, intimate and welcoming worship service including elements such as music, Scripture, a message, silence, discussion and Communion.

Weekly Meditation & Silence
Experience connection with God and community through the practice of silence. The gathering occurs in a serene setting, surrounded with beautiful stained glass and candles.

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