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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

Pote’s Caddyshack Party

Check out these fun candid and green screen photos from the Pote's "Caddyshack" golf themed party hosted by Jim Burma Jr and Kim Burma. Photos by Sandra Haase, Jane Anderson, Tom Anderson and Rocky M....

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Notes from the Pote: September 2017

August was another big month for all of us at El Riad.  Thanks to all the Shriners and Ladies who could attend the Midwest Shrine Association (MSA) in Bloomington, MN.  El Riad was well represented in numbers and units that made the trip.  We came away...

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Greetings from the South

By Richard Hagler JGW Brother Masons of South Dakota, thank you for the opportunity to serve you. Following tradition, I will be in charge of Masonic Membership. Membership can be divided into two main categories; new members and retention. Both are very...

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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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Upcoming Events

  1. Highlanders Pipe & Drum Meeting

    September 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  2. Highlanders Pipe & Drum Meeting

    September 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  3. Highlanders Pipe & Drum Meeting

    September 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  4. Fife & Drum Corp Monthly Meeting

    September 25 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Fife & Drum Corp Monthly Meeting

    September 25 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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Please click on each poster below to enlarge the image. Hope to see you at these shrine events!

If you have any questions, please call the shrine office at (605) 336-1117 or email

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