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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

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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Notes from the Pote: May 2017

ell, April was circus month! To start it all off the Big Bend Shrine Club in Chamberlain had four great shows. Everything there ran smooth with lots of great volunteers helping. Then the circus moved to Sioux Falls for nine great shows. Again, the...

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Be a Superbuddy

Join forces and change lives with Sebastian the Superbuddy! Every purchase supports Shriners Hospitals for Children®, so be sure to spread the word far and wide using the hashtag #BeASuperBuddy.


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

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