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El Riad Shrine, located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. We would love for you to become a part of our philanthropic fraternity.

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Shriners International is a fraternity based on fun, fellowship and the Masonic principles of brotherly love, truth and relief.

Rent Our Facility

El Riad Shrine has first class facilities available to rent for both our shriners (at a reduced rate) and also for general public.

Shrine Events

Our units and clubs host many events that are open to the public while also organizing fundraisers for ways to earn money for our shrine and philanthropy.

Recent Blog Articles

Notes from the Pote: August 2017

Well, it’s been a hot and busy summer so far—hope most have had time to enjoy a parade or two. Thanks to all the units that made it down to Crofton, Nebraska, for that parade I have heard the town and the Yankton Shrine Club were all very happy. In June we...

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Pasadena Shriners Hospital for Children Dedication

By Jim Slater On April 13, I got an opportunity that I just could not pass up. I was asked to go to Pasadena, CA, and attend the dedication of our newest Shriners for Children Medical Center. This hospital was the replacement for Shriners Hospital for Children in Los...

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El Riad Shriners—It’s Not Just a Parade for Us…

By Tom Johnson, El Riad Shrine Public Relations Chairman People know who and what Shriners are—they recognize the well-known red hat (known as a fez) plus the clowns and little cars that they see parading across the Midwest. This weekend, the El Riad Shriners will be...

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Notes from the Pote: June/July 2017

May was another busy month at El Riad. The Spring Ceremonial went off smoothly again this year under the direction of First Ceremonial Master, Jim Slater. Thanks to all that helped again, Ritualistic Unit, Directors Staff, Pote’s Aids, Culinary Unit, Provosts, Big...

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New El Riad Shrine Website Unveiled

El Riad Shrine is excited to announce our newly redesigned website has been unveiled and is live! Visit our new site at our original website address: In an effort to continue with our strong membership and communication abilities, the new website builds on...

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2017 Spring Ceremonial

The 281st Ceremonial of the 129th year was on El Riad Shrine. May 6, 2017, dedicated to Noble Lyle Sturdevant, PP. Photos by Josh...

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Read the latest issue of our Cactus magazine.

  • Corn Palace Hillbillies Monthly Meeting
    July 27, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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  • Steel Drum Meeting
    July 27, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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  • Oriental Band Weekly Meeting
    July 27, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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  • Horse Corps Monthly Meeting
    July 29, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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If you have any questions, please call the shrine office at (605) 336-1117 or email

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