Meet Our Leaders

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

Be a Shriner now!

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.

2019 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open

Learn more and register here!


Read the latest issue of our Cactus magazine.

Upcoming Events

  1. Horse Corps Monthly Meeting

    May 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  2. CLOSED Memorial Day

    May 27
  3. Highlanders Pipe & Drum Meeting

    May 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  4. Fife & Drum Corp Monthly Meeting

    May 27 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Sprint Cars Monthly Meeting

    May 28 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Upcoming Event Posters

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

Recent Blog Articles

But for the Shrine…May 2019

Since I started writing this column for the Cactus, I have been highlighting individuals and groups that make a difference at El Riad. That trend continues this month because people are our most valued asset. Likely the most visible groups of volunteers in...

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But for the Shrine…April 2019

One of my goals for 2019 was to create an avenue for all El Riad promotions to come under one roof and be coordinated by one group. This would allow for future El Riad promotions to have a similar branding, similar goals, a structured and cohesive...

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But for the Shrine…March 2019

El Riad Shrine has a lot of moving parts in its machinery that must stay well-aligned and well-maintained to keep the whole operation running smoothly. There are many contributors to that process that typically stand out and are easily recognized, such as...

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Meet Your New Outer Guard

Noble Steve Haase was nominated by the Bridges to the Futures Committee and appointed by Potentate John Whitelock to serve as the Outer Guard on the El Riad Shrine Divan. Steve is a devoted Shriner and active in many facets of the Shrine, as you will read...

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But for the Shrine…February 2019

Let me begin by saying that I am very humbled and honored to serve as your Potentate for 2019. I vow to do my best and to try to live up to the expectations of the nobility as we continue the good works of our Shrine fraternity and philanthropy. Lady...

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2019 Annual Meeting & Installation

Our 2019 annual meeting and installation took place on Saturday, January 12. Our many elected officers were sworn in and our Divan, lead by Illustrious Sir John Whitelock and his Lady Ralynn, were installed as our new Temple Board of Directors. Many thanks...

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We are always looking for the best people in our area to become a proud member of our brotherhood.

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